On “24,” the third and fourth hours of Day 6 are tense and shocking!
On “24,” the third and fourth hours of Day 6 are tense and shocking! Just when I was getting used to the pace of the show, Monday night’s ending rapidly accelerated the story line. Not that I’m complaining, because it’s very exciting. (In case you missed it, check out my recap of Part I of the season premiere.)
As the third hour begins, Jack and Assad are following the suicide bomber’s handler, Masheer, while CTU scrambles to track their location. Assad and Jack take separate cars and Jack crashes into Masheer, totaling his car. Assad pulls up behind the “accident” and offers to give Masheer a ride. When Masheer’s not looking, Assad calls Jack and secretly keeps the phone on, so Jack can patch him through to CTU and Assad can convey, through conversation, clues about his whereabouts. When Assad drops off Masheer, CTU sends in a team, and Masheer chooses to detonate a hand grenade, killing himself and destroying much of his laptop. Still, Jack and the team manage to search the computer’s hard drive.
Amidst this physical drama, Curtis can’t seem to get past Assad as a known, ruthless terrorist. Jack suspects Curtis has some kind of a past with Assad and asks Chloe to investigate. To find out what happens, read more