Mary Lynn Rajskub

24: Live Another Day, Ep. 1.03 “1:00 PM – 2:00 PM” offers streamlined chaos

After a frantic two-hour premiere in which we barely stopped to breathe, the season’s third hour is a much more taut and streamlined affair. There’s plenty of action, but the focus is on pushing the plot forward. Jack is hunting the young lady who we saw take off with the drone override at the end of last week, Kate uses her interrogation nous to get closer to Jack, and Chloe has a startling reveal that explains much of why she’s an outsider.

Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) returns in 24: Live Another Day

24: Live Another Day, Ep. 1.01 and 1.02: “11:00 AM – 12:00 PM” and “12:00 PM – 1:00 PM” bring Jack and Chloe back together

Jack Bauer is further outside the system that made his name than he’s ever been, both literally and figuratively.

On the run for years after supposed terrorist acts that actually protected American citizens, he resurfaces in London, far away from the U.S. metropolises he saved so many times. It’s the first time 24 has left the confines of the States for an entire season, though previously took a several-episode detour to Mexico and placed Jack in Africa for the 24: Redemption TV movie.

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