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24: Day 6: 5:00 A.M.-6:00 A.M.

As the clock approaches the final hours of a long and terrifying day underscored by a nuclear blast, the loss of thousands of innocent lives, a Presidential assassination attempt and the recovery of threatening nukes, Jack stops at nothing to get what he wants and to protect the country from an international incident that could change the world forever.

Source: FOX

Episode Info  

Episode number: 6x24
Production Number: 6AFF24
Airdate: Monday May 21st, 2007

Special Guest Stars
James CromwellJames Cromwell
As Phillip Bauer
Kim RaverKim Raver
As Audrey Raines
Powers BoothePowers Boothe
As Vice President Noah Daniels
William DevaneWilliam Devane
As James Heller

Guest Stars
Bob GuntonBob Gunton
As Secretary of Defense Ethan Kanin
Evan EllingsonEvan Ellingson
As Josh Bauer
Nick JamesonNick Jameson
As President Yuri Suvarov
Rena SoferRena Sofer
As Marilyn Bauer
Rick SchroderRick Schroder
As Mike Doyle
Tzi MaTzi Ma
As Cheng Zhi
Tom EverettTom Everett
As Dr. Hastings
Main Cast
Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland
As Jack Bauer
Mary Lynn RajskubMary Lynn Rajskub
As Chloe O'Brian
James Morrison (1)James Morrison (1)
As Bill Buchanan
Marisol NicholsMarisol Nichols
As Nadia Yassir
Carlo RotaCarlo Rota
As Morris O'Brian
Jayne AtkinsonJayne Atkinson
As Karen Hayes
Peter MacNicolPeter MacNicol
As Tom Lennox
Episode Notes
DB Woodside and Regina King are not credited and do not appear in this episode.

As Jack looks out to sea, the episode ends with the sound of the waves instead of the usual clock ticking.

Episode Quotes
Bill: Jack, don't even think about it. You want to get yourself killed? You won't save Josh. Look, I realise he's your nephew...
Jack: I'm not gonna do something because he's my nephew. I'm gonna do something because he's an innocent kid being written off as some kind of an acceptable loss. It's wrong! Nadia's ordered us back to CTU in Chopper 1, I'm gonna take it.
Bill: I'll fly. You prep the weapons. It's been a while but I can get us to the platform. With any luck, I might even be able to get us back.
Jack: You don't need to do this, Bill.
Bill: Yes, I do. I don't want to live with this one, either.

Jack: Get up, it's over!
Phillip Bauer: Then, finish it.
Jack: No. You are gonna be held accountable for what you have done today!
Phillip Bauer: I don't think so. You don't have time to carry me. Not if what you said about the air strike is true. And, you don't wanna die. Not here... not with me.
Jack: You're gonna get off easy.

Tom: Now, in light of the recent terrorist attacks, the nuke in California, the plot against the President, I just think we need to preserve whatever fragile faith the American people might still have in this administration. Just let Karen and Bill resign with their reputations intact.
Vice President Noah Daniels: Alright, Tom. Take care of that for me.

Morris: Is it... serious?
Chloe: Yeah.
Morris: Bloody hell, Chloe. What-whatever it is, Ill help you get through it.
Chloe: No, you won't. We're not together.
Morris: Oh, sod that. Really, when you collapsed, I thought something might really be wrong. I-I can't lose you, darling.
Chloe: Really?
Morris: Yeah, really. I love you.
Chloe: Okay. That's good 'cause I'm pregnant.
Morris: You mean, what? With child?
Chloe: That's usually how it works.
Morris: Chloe...
Chloe: You know, this is a nice moment. Let's not ruin it by saying something stupid.

Tom: Of course, the Vice President is still expecting your resignations but, uh, you're free to go, live your lives without fear of prosecution. Suitable?
Karen: Yes, yes. Yes, it is.
Tom: Alright, well, good luck.
Karen: I know you had a hand in this, Tom, thank you.
Tom: You know, Karen, I actually think I'm gonna miss you.
Karen: Really?
Tom: I can answer that better after you've gone.

Bill: You'll be debriefed in a federal detention facility.
Cheng Zhi: My people will not abandon me like you abandoned Jack Bauer.

Nadia: Where's Jack?
Bill: He fell from the chopper into the ocean during the extraction. He made it to shore, he's fine.
Nadia: Why didn't you pick him up?
Bill: He didn't want me to.
Nadia: I don't understand, we need to find him.
Bill: We'll never find him. Not if he doesn't want us to. Let him go.

James Heller: Are you here to kill me?
Jack: Depends. Where is Audrey?
James Heller: I told you before, you're not getting anywhere near my dau...
Jack: YOU DO NOT TELL ME WHAT TO DO ANYMORE! Do you understand me?! You do not tell me what to do. I just watched my father die and I felt nothing. You know why? Yeah, you know why... because that man was dead to me years ago. I admired you, I looked up to you like a father. You were the kind of man I wanted to be and you took advantage of it!
James Heller: Jack, listen to me...
Jack: NO! You are gonna listen to me. Earlier today, you said that I was cursed. That anyone I touched... ended up dead or ruined. How dare you? How... dare you? The only thing I did, THE ONLY THING I HAVE EVER DONE, is what you and people like you have asked of me. Why didn't you try to get me out of China?
James Heller: I did try.
Jack: NOT HARD ENOUGH! You had the political power. Was the timing not right? Was it a little too complicated? Or was I just an acceptable loss?
James Heller: Jack, I understand you're ang...
Jack: SHUT UP! You don't understand a thing about me. But, I know you. I know why you're angry at me. And, it wasn't because Audrey went to China to save me. It was because when you told her not to, she did it anyway. You'll never understand that kind of commitment. That kind of loyalty.
James Heller: You're right, Jack. It wasn't fair of me to put all this on you, to blame you for what happened to Audrey. I know the sacrifices you've made. I know this country owes you more than it'll ever repay.
Jack: I'm not interested in what you think this country owes me. I want my life back. And, I want it now. Audrey's all I've got. And, you can't stop me. In case you've forgotten, I'm very good at disappearing. And, if you try sending someone after us, I'll kill 'em. Pretty good at that, too.
James Heller: Simply getting your life back, Jack, isn't gonna change who you are. And, you can't walk away from it. You know that, you've tried it. Sooner or later, you're gonna get back in the game and my daughter's gonna pay the price, like your wife did.
Jack: You son of a bitch.

Jack: (to Audrey) I know that I promised to take care of you and protect you... but I'm at a crossroads. Right now, the best way... the only way... to do that is to let you go. I hope one day you can understand. I hope one day you can forgive me. I love you with all my heart. And, I always will.

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CreatorJoel Surnow  |  Robert Cochran
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