Season 7 Episode 8

Day 7: 3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Feb 09, 2009 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • Usually when the President's life or the life of their family is in danger, the President has the option under the 25th amendment of the constitution to step down from the position of power. Because the President's emotional proximity to the events, they might not think reasonably and objectively and thus are unable to discharge the powers and duties of their office.

    • When Jack causes the car accident, neither car's airbag deploys. At that velocity, both cars should have had deployed airbags, and one or both of the persons involved should have had some kind of injury.

  • Quotes

    • Larry: We're supposed to bring suspects in, not kill them!

    • Taylor: According to you, I can't trust any of my law enforcement agencies.
      Jack: You can trust me.

    • Jack: Listen to me, we could not have gotten this far if it wasn't for you, okay? No one would blame you if this was just too much for you to handle. Maybe you should get out.
      Renee: Maybe I will...tomorrow.

    • Larry: Look at yourself! You've lost everyone and everything you've ever had, by doing what you think is necessary. I won't let you do it to her. Renee will not become like you.
      Jack: Are you going to give me those keys or not?
      Larry: Jack. Jack! The rules are what makes us better.
      Jack: Not today.

    • Taylor: You resigned from government service. And the senate regards you as having been a renegade agent. How am I supposed to know where your loyalties really lie?
      Jack: With all due respect, Madam President...ask around.

  • Notes

    • Dubaku's alias "Samuel Aboah" was previously used as the name for a character in an episode of The X-Files, "Teliko". Since that particular episode was written by 24 writer and executive producer Howard Gordon, it is probable it was Gordon who also came up with Dubaku's alias.

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Finland: October 19, 2009 on MTV3
      Czech Republic: September 2, 2012 on FANDA

    • This was the last episode filmed before the writers' strike ended production.

  • Allusions