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Season 2 Episode 4

Day 2: 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

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Aired Monday 9:00 PM Nov 19, 2002 on FOX
9.2
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George returns to CTU where he orders the medics to revive a badly injured Paula, who has vital information.

Palmer comes down hard on Eric for his deception.

Kim takes Megan to the hospital, but the staff accuses her of Megan's injuries.

Jack locates the leader of the American terrorist cell. He learns that the woman who gave them the inside information on CTU is an old enemy.moreless

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  • Jack deals with the terrorists from the CTU bombing.

    9.0
    This was another good early episode in season 2 with Jack getting revenge on the terrorists behind the CTU bombing Jack spends most of the episode trying to get information from the leader of the group about who ordered the hit on CTU I was glad that Palmer realised that Jack made the call in enough time to save the lives of people at CTU and he did his best to try and save them In the end Jack's attempts to get Joe to give him information paid off when he tells Jack that Nina was involved.moreless
  • Jack still a Badass!!!!!

    8.0
    After the Last Intense episode, it is normal that the level of intensity is lower.



    Now Jack knows the leader Location, kill eddie and his gang and then go after Joe. In the Beginning the scenes were good between them, but later, the writers buy some time until the end of the episode to bring a good cliffhanger.



    Even with is death sentence, mason is back to CTU to lead this crisis.



    In this episode we discovered who is alive.



    Palmer situation in his administration come to a brief resolution about Rayburn plot.



    Kim situation gets worse wbut nothing beyond the usual.



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  • Getting closer...

    8.8
    CTU is bombed.. oh.. Tony is all right, thanks good but that cannot be said about Paula and she is the only one who can retrieve the data they have on bombs. And George comes back after yelling on Tony and makes a decision he could not make - they won't let Paula to be taken to hospital. She will try to give their the encryption key and then die. And the talk Tony had with the other agent about Paula.. it was sweet.. and shows there is a big different between George and Tony in charge. Jack does little shooting.. little more shooting and what he finds in the end.. wow.. Can we have Nina back? :D As I did like her char even thought what she did was cruel.moreless
  • Take that, PETA!

    8.0
    While everyone's reeling from the events of the last hour, Jack gets right down to business and hunts down Joseph Wald, the mastermind of the CTU bombing (but not the nuke). This is the best part of the episode, but some of the events occurring on other fronts aren't anything that I'd ignore.

    Mason returns to CTU despite his radiation poisoning, and Tony and Michelle try to revive Paula so they can retrieve critical intelligence on the nuke. Those are the remotely interesting plotlines, anyway. There's also Kim and the Warners, but……where am I going with this?

    Plus, Palmer finds out about Rayburn's treachery and promptly dismisses him from the big underground headquarters of the OC. So, was Rayburn supposed to last longer on the show and did Timothy Carhart just have other commitments, or did the writers plan the "Rayburn out, Stanton in" thing from the beginning? Guess I'll never know.

    Again, Jack's scenes are what make this episode. His screentime with Wald is great, and by hour's end, the suspense pays off with an unexpected twist that I won't spoil for you. Though if you really don't want to know, I would advise you not to read any more of my reviews. You could also, I dunno, watch the damn show.



    Hourly Highlight:

    Every dog has his day…to get killed by Jack Bauer, b*tch!moreless
  • good episode

    9.7
    11:02 A.M.-11:05 A.M.: CTU has been bombed, leaving bodies and debris everywhere. Tony struggles to save Paula, as she's the only person who knows the decryption

    sequence for data sent to the CIA's head office. Megan begins to have a seizure outside the building, and an ambulance rushes her off. Rayburn attempts

    to blackmail Lynne with the information about Jack's call.



    11:05 A.M.-11:10 A.M.: Mason finds out he has around 12 hours before the symptoms of his radiation poisoning appear. Tony phones in to tell him of the bombing,

    but Mason is less than willing to return to CTU. Wald calls Eddie and tells him where he is. Jack finally reveals himself and retrieves the address from

    Eddie. Jack kills Eddie and Chris in a shootout before stealing a car and heading off to find Wald.



    11:15 A.M.-11:17 A.M.: Kimberly paces nervously at the hospital while Jack phones in to CTU to give a status report. A doctor tells Kimberly that x-rays

    reveal that Megan was abused in the past. The woman suspects Kimberly did it. Palmer is briefed on a possible evacuation of Los Angeles, which would take

    over a week. The President refuses to to sign any order, as he knows it will do nothing but cause mass hysteria. Jack calls in to scream at Lynne for not

    evacuating CTU.



    11:17 A.M.- 11:21 A.M.: Kate talks to her father and tells him that she hired an investigator to look into Reza's past, as she believes he had been stealing

    from the company. Bob downplays it and tells her he had Reza investigated as well, but the investigation turned up nothing. Reza offers to take Kate to

    pick up lunch. She tries to get out of it, but Bob convinces her to go.



    11:28 A.M.-11:30 A.M.: An ambulance rushes Mason to a hospital as Tony calls in to get his personal password: Hendrix. Mason learns he is not contagious.



    11:30 A.M.-11:34 A.M.: Jack arrives at Wald's place and begins to interrogate him. He informs Wald of the Nuclear device, but before Jack can find out who

    hired him, a dog attacks him, giving Wald the opportunity to escape and shut himself in a wooden shed. Using a shotgun he grabbed from Wald, Jack shoots

    through the door, only to find another steel door behind it.



    11:34 A.M.-11:35 A.M.: Carla calls Kimberly and demands she surrender her daughter, all the while attempting to make excuses for her husband. She accuses

    Kimberly of kidnapping Megan. Before Carla can get to her car, she finds Gary.



    11:40 A.M.-11:42 A.M.: Jack tries to tear through the wall to get to Wald, to no avail. He begins shouting at a camera monitor inside the room to let Wald

    know about the bomb.



    11:42 A.M.-11:45 A.M.: On their way to pick up lunch, Reza tells Kate that he knows she doesn't like him. She notices him making a wrong turn. He explains

    that he wants to show her something. She panics and jumps out of the car, only to discover moments later that something is a house he bought for Marie

    as a wedding present.



    11:45 A.M.-11:47 A.M.: Paula has finally been rescued from the debris. Unfortunately, she has massive internal bleeding, and if she doesn't make it to the

    ER, she'll bleed to death. Even though it will kill her, Mason orders the paramedics to revive her, because they need her code to decrypt the data.



    11:51 A.M.-11:54 A.M.: Palmer confronts Lynne for not telling him about the thirty minute lead she had on the CTU bombing, and learns that Rayburn also

    knew. He tells her that he still trusts her, and asks that she tell him everything.



    11:54 A.M.-11:57 A.M.: Tony has a crisis of conscience, because although he believes Mason was right about reviving Paula, he feels guilty about it. Palmer

    has the Secret Service escort Rayburn to his office so that he can fire him.moreless
Timothy Carhart

Timothy Carhart

Eric Rayburn

Guest Star

Tracy Middendorf

Tracy Middendorf

Carla Matheson

Guest Star

Sal Landi

Sal Landi

Sgt. Arroyo

Guest Star

Reiko Aylesworth

Reiko Aylesworth

Michelle Dessler

Recurring Role

Skye McCole Bartusiak

Skye McCole Bartusiak

Megan Matheson

Recurring Role

Billy Burke

Billy Burke

Gary Matheson

Recurring Role

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  • TRIVIA (5)

    • After Jack was going after Wald from being attacked by his dog, the arms of his jacket were intact.

    • A bomb exploded inside CTU destroying pretty much everything, yet the "systems" including the phone lines are somehow still working.

    • In episode 2, Mason is seen typing in his password, which is 11 characters long. Yet in this episode when he's asked by Tony, he gives his password as Hendrix (most likely spelt like rock legend Jimi Hendrix), 7 characters long.

      In the other hand, the password may have been "jimihendrix" and Mason just said "hendrix" over the phone for security, hoping that Tony would understand...that's why Tony asked for the "x".

    • There is no way that Jack could have driven from West L.A. to the middle of Simi Valley in 20 minutes at that time of day.

    • After the shootout with Eddie and Chris, the car Eddie is driving has all the windows shot out and is filthy. After Jack commandeers the car, he's seen driving it to Wald's, and all the windows are intact, rolled up, and the car is clean.

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