24 is a televison show that premiered in 2001 and starred Keifer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) officer Jack Bauer. The series had a unique format with each episode occuring in real time as Jack Bauer attempted to save the United States from a terrorist plot.
24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method of narration. Premiering on November 6, 2001, the show spanned 192 episodes over eight seasons, with the series finale broadcast on May 24, 2010. In addition, the television movie 24: Redemption was broadcast between seasons six and seven, while a feature film of the same name is also planned. Bauer is the only character to have appeared in every episode of the series. The series begins with his working for the Los Angelesbased Counter Terrorist Unit, in which he is a highly-proficient agent with an 'ends justify the means' approach, regardless of the perceived morality of some of his actions. Throughout the series most of the main plot elements unfold like a political thriller.
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