Kiefer and co film final 24 scenes

After more than 18 Emmy wins, the final scenes of the eighth and final season have been filmed and Kiefer - who stars as federal agent Jack Bauer - said the cast and crew had become a family.

He said: "I think over the course of the eight years, we've had 16 marriages and 30-something children have been born. We were like a family. So, it's very hard to say goodbye."

However the actor conceded the time was right to end the real-time drama.

"Howard Gordon [the executive producer]... normally halfway through the season will say, 'I've got a great idea for next year.' And he just wasn't feeling it," he said.

Kiefer's co-star Mary Lynn Rajskub, who plays Jack's colleague Chloe O'Brian, was also saddened by the show coming to an end.

Recalling her final day on set, she said: "When they said, 'Cut!', I don't know what I was thinking. And then they said, 'This is Mary Lynn's series wrap.' And I just looked around. The crew was surrounding me. And I just kind of burst into tears."

Mary Lynn also dropped a few hints about the final episode, which is due to air on Sky1 on June 6.

"Right now, we see Chloe having to come up with Jack and go after him, and go against his wishes, which she's never really done," she said.

"She's being put in this position of power and having to grapple with these decisions that she's never had to do before, so she decides to take it on herself and go find him and confront him, and it's pretty explosive."

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Jan 13, 2011
while kiefer is try to make other people to be good and also advice others on authority to be good.
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Jan 12, 2011
"24" is the only television show I have ever bought the DVD boxed sets of. Mostly because I just haven't been able to keep up with my viewing schedule and even with a DVR, I just don't seem to be able to make it either. It is a great show with plenty of action, plot developments, cast/character interactions and a myriad of other positive issues. I hope the production company reconsiders and goes for another season or 5!

Besides Kiefer's great character, I agree that Chloe (Mary Lynn Rasjskub) has developed so very much through the episodes. I loved it when she was somewhat stuck on her own and got out an M-16 or other machine gun and took care of herself and the situation some episodes back. That was great and I feel she had a good time getting out of the set and into "the field" for that one! And, her somewhat droll persona on the talk show circuit is very in-character, which is adorable for the very attractive young actress. That part of her reminds me somewhat of Charles Grodin and the way he tries, and mostly succeeds in keeping his straight face with talk show hosts, though he cracks a smile here and there. And, she is very funny. I believe she came from a comedic background, but I haven't really studied her bio that closely.

Great Work Everyone in the Cast, Production Company, Writers and myriad of other workers who make such a program come together with it's content.

I agree with another commenter that there has to be a movie or several and that may relieve some what must be a very hectic schedule for the series, and allow for more time to develop a story line that may differ from the TV series. Please keep the show alive at least that way! - Thomas
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Jan 05, 2011
I'm really saddened to learn that 24 will not continue. Keifer Sutherland as the super agent Jack Bauer, was perfect for this role. You had me convinced Jack! LOL. I was looking forward to a new season with headquarters in New York, and New York as a back drop.Too bad!
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Jan 03, 2011
I will miss the show so much
It is one of my favorite show and one of the few shows that will always remembered
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Nov 30, 2010
Keifer is a accomplish actor he learn from his dad Donald
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Nov 17, 2010
Why is this showing up the date 11/17/2010 when this occurred over a year ago? Are the shows downunder that far behaind?
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Oct 20, 2010
How can they just do that? Just end like that. I agree with a comment made before on the producer eating bananas and thinking of more storylines or even fans developing some. there is more moral agendas to be visited, say for instant the environment and how some organisations and so-called environmentalists would kill to make the situation seem worse than it is...c'mon anything. Nways, Kiefer shoulda worked hard to start a new story line, coz him off all people should kno what a tragedy this is.... see all the movies he made after starting as Jack Bauer, hez played the same character, Jack Bauer (watch mirrors and the sentinel).
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Oct 11, 2010
can't hardly for the new season
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Oct 02, 2010
not accurate 24 isn't over till the movie's made
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Sep 29, 2010
24 is the best show in the history of humanity
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Sep 27, 2010
Geez for the love of all that is good in this world, dont stop 24!!! If Howard Gordon hasnt got a mental spark for another season, then tell him to eat more bananas to increase his potassium intake! the fans can help, creative people can help, gawd anyone can help - just dont you dare stop! I only recently became a fan - and Im pathetically hooked - so for the sake of my sanity and other fans alike, reconsider!!!!!!!!!
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Sep 24, 2010
I hope & wish these are just rumours. 24 should be back on screen, we want Jack back. It is an action packed drama series. Forget the movie and work on the series. We want Kiefer back on our screen.
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Sep 16, 2010
well well what away to say goodby to you kiefer sutherland (jack bauer) and mary lynn rajskub (chloe o'brian) of the 24 i would have ask for more but your wish is your rigth i love to honour that you guys kept me on my seet realtime o'brain thanks for those face of yourself, sutherland you are just the best
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Aug 14, 2010
great show......another season pleaseeee.......
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Aug 09, 2010
I am looking to make contact with Mr. Sutherlans to produce a movie. He can reach me @ my e-mail ilovebopping@aol.com Mr. Stephen
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Jul 26, 2010
I too am very sad that 24 will no longer be produced. Perhaps it is because the series had become too complicated or required too much concentration to follow. There is no question the ratings fell and that doomed 24. But was this the fault of the writers/producers or the audience or both? Well, at least I have my DVDs to watch over and over.
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Jun 29, 2010
No show could ever beat 24... and if they came close Jack would shoot them. :D
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Jun 29, 2010
What can you say about this great show. It is a shame that it had tol end. Please bring it back for all those fans sake. I think Mary Lynn was great as Chloe, her features used to make me think, is she workng for some other group. It brought a lot of pleasure to viewers all over the world. To see Jack saving the President, and the country. Movies please.
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Jun 28, 2010
best show ever... another season please
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Jun 15, 2010
noooooooo, please no. I know its for the best but this has not reached its expiry date yet. and even thou Freddie Prinze jr is no Jack Bauer, and this series was not ts best eva, they can stil do it! i totally support that no movie, more season.
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Jun 03, 2010
The best show ever,Long live Jack Bauer...
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May 29, 2010
forever the best for me....24
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May 20, 2010
The best show ever. Jack Bauer live forever!
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May 19, 2010
24 the best!!! Our hero Jack live forever...
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May 14, 2010
Forget the 2 hour movie and renew 24 for a Day 9.
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May 09, 2010
i love this show I hope things will change !
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May 05, 2010
...it's just au revoir Jack; not goodbye...
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May 04, 2010
Apparently Tony returns and dies
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May 04, 2010
I'm expecting a great series finale
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