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'24 - Live Another Day' 'Cause You're Gonna Die Anyway

24 began sugared-up on gooey clichés of liberty and freedom -- and ended in hypoglycemic shock. Would a new series be worse for our health?

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Jack Bauer, The Last of the Secret Agents, Finally Escapes... Or Does He?

The following takes place between 2:00 am and 3:00 am, seven months after the failed peace treaty sponsored by the US, the Islamic Republic of Kamistan, and Russia. Critiques occur in real time.

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The Year in Television Conspiracies

Secret, usually evil, plots dominated TV drama in 2010, from Lost, Rubicon, and Persons Unknown to 24, V, Flashforward, and Terriers.

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Development Season: Five Pilots That Sound Interesting (But I May Never Get to See)

It’s the annual crap shoot known as pilot season in Hollywood again. Here are a few concepts that caught my eye.

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The Braces Come Off: The End of 'Ugly Betty'

As Betty Suarez rushes headlong toward her inevitable destiny of inner and outer beauty, it is time to praise all the supporting players that actually made Ugly Betty worth watching.

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24: Wish Fulfillment for Policy Wonks

Most people know 24 as a taut thrill ride in real time. But there is a seamier side of the show that caters to the unfulfilled fantasy lives of our nation’s foreign policy and national security policymakers.

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Back on the Clock: A New Season of 24

My thoughts as a new season of 24 begins on Fox.

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Get Your DVRs Ready: Five Shows Returning In 2010

Suffering from December doldrums on the tube? Fear not. There is a light on the horizon beyond all the holiday specials and reruns. Here are five shows returning in 2010 that will help fill up your DVR.

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24: Season Seven Premiere

Jack's interrogation of the suspect Tony, on behalf of the Bureau, is vintage 24, full of close-up grimaces and slams into walls.

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'24' season premiere doesn't waste a minute

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24: Redemption

Redemption manages to locate an emotional center than had been missing from 24 since…well, if not ever, since at least the first season.

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24: Redemption

In Africa, where children are forced to soldier, Jack realizes, every day is full of terror -- not just the 24-hour spates he's used to confronting.

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24: Day Six

As 24's sixth day takes shape, it looks as though moral certainty isn't what it used to be.

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24

Nothing is ever quite what it looks like in 24, whose writers famously revise and rethink as each season barrels along.

Cynthia Fuchs
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24

Another season, another sad bad day in Jack Bauer's boystown.

Cynthia Fuchs
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24: Season 3

When playing Jack Bauer, Kiefer Sutherland observes, 'Everything that's happening at any given moment is more important than anything else in the world.'

Cynthia Fuchs
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24: Season 2

'This is a red meat show. People kill people and go eat a sandwich right after.'

Cynthia Fuchs
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24

'Fiction' and 'reality' aren't so much opposites as they are of a piece.

Cynthia Fuchs

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