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Art imitated life on Monday's episode of 24.
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HAIL TO THE CHIEF
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Monday's episode revealed a darker side of Renee.
Plus: Heroes ends with more viewers than last week, Chuck gets a finale date, and Melrose Place may be moving out.
On Monday the key players, Vladimir and Bazhaev, transcended their somewhat cartoonish quality of the first few episodes and brought new meaning to the notion of Black Russians.
That enjoying 24 requires a certain suspension of disbelief is nothing new. But even still, the gaping holes in this season's major storylines are unforgivable.
In what may be the most startling transformation of a female character on 24 since the revelation in Season 1 that Nina Myers was a mole, Renee returned to CTU a haunted and damaged vision of her previous self.
The first part of 24's traditional two-day, four-hour season premiere set the scene for the day's New York-based action and introduced some promising new characters.
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