Guest writer Brad Hinds offers an in-depth review and analysis of the groundbreaking first season of 24.
24 Season 1
It’s the fifteenth anniversary of 24. The series premiered November 6, 2001 on FOX.
Actor Michael Massee who played villain Ira Gaines in the first season of 24 has passed away at the age of 61.
IGN has recapped the first season of 24 in this three minute video.
The shocking 24 Season 1 finale has made Entertainment Weekly’s list of “26 Great TV Season Finales” and here’s what they had to say: 24 Poor Mrs. Bauer, Season 1 Jack Bauer doesn’t play by the rules. But no one could have predicted that 24‘s creators would go rogue and break a widely assumed rule… View Article
Here’s the official 24 Season 1 (series premiere) trailer – as far as I know this is the first time it’s been online. The end of this trailer shows footage of the airplane explosion that was removed before the series aired because of the September 11th attacks.
Earlier this month FOX asked fans to vote on Jack Bauer’s greatest lines at JackBauersGreatest.com and now the voting period is over and winners have been chosen. Overall Winner (best of all seasons) The very final scene of the series (Jack and Chloe saying their goodbyes) has been chosen by 24 fans as the best… View Article
Howard Gordon did an interview with Sky UK and revealed that at one point early on, network executives were considering Jeff Goldblum for the role of Jack Bauer. “But once Kiefer [Sutherland] came up that was pretty much done”, he says. He also speaks of the final scene in the series finale and briefly about… View Article
In honor of Friday the 13th, Fancast has composed a list of televisions unluckiest characters. Jack’s wife and 24 Season 1 character Teri Bauer gets a spot on the list: Teri Bauer, ‘24′: One of TV’s saddest and most unexpected death scenes was preceded by 23 hours and 50-ish minutes of wrong turns, displaced trust… View Article
The 24 series premiere (Season 1, episode 1) is free to download on iTunes (iTunes link) for a limited time. CTU agent Jack Bauer’s daughter, Kim sneaks out of the house to go out with friends. As Bauer and his wife Teri try to figure out how to find Kim, Jack is called in for… View Article
Guardian’s Richard Vine lists 24 along with Breaking Bad, Lost and Prison Break as TV shows that made a fantastic first impression. All good choices, and a good reasoning for 24: Hard to beat for breathless, don’t-even-stop-to-think pacing. Jack gets a midnight call to head to the CTU offices – and as if a mole… View Article
Here’s the trailer for the 24 Season 1 special edition re-release.
Here are all the 24 Season 1 Special Edition DVD audio commentaries. 24 Season 1 Episode 1 commentary by Stephen Hopkins (Director), Peter Levy (Director of Photography): 24 Season 1 Episode 24 commentary by Stephen Hopkins (Director), Leslie Hope (Teri Bauer): Alternate 24 Season 1 finale scene commentary by Joel Surnow:
The 24 Season 1 Special Edition DVD set has 25 deleted and extended scenes from thirteen different episodes. Alan and Teri Discuss Jack’s Profession (Episode 2 “1:00am-2:00am”) Kim and Rick Discuss Jack’s Profession (Episode 2 “1:00am-2:00am”) Jack and Officer Hamilton Talk About Palmer (Episode 4 “3:00am-4:00am”) Officer Hamilton Dies (Episode 4 “3:00am-4:00am”) Carl “Chats” With… View Article
IGN has news from CES 2007 that 24 Season 1 will hit Blu-Ray sometime in the early part of 2007. In fact, Amazon already has it up for pre-order. According to the CES 2007 trade paper Blu-ray Today, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will release both the first seasons of its hit television shows 24… View Article