24

12:00 Midnight-1:00 A.M. - S1-E1

Audio problem: When we see the timer for the bomb on the plane, you hear the beep to indicate each second it clicks down. However, we see the timer say 24 seconds. We hear several beeps and 7 seconds later the timer says 20 seconds. The key point of the program being real time, so the timer should be on 17 at least. (00:37:30)

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12:00 Midnight-1:00 A.M. - S1-E1

Character mistake: When Jack subdues Mason he proceeds to check his pulse to check Mason is still alive. When taking the pulse however Jack uses his thumb. This is not how a pulse is checked, as the thumb has it's own pulse and would therefore give Jack's pulse instead of Mason's. Being ex-Delta Jack would know this and not make the simple mistake. (00:22:10)

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[Jack and Tony are talking over a cellphone. Jack is trying to convince Tony not to kill Christopher Henderson.]
Jack: Tony! This won't bring back Michelle.
Tony: I know, but it will make me feel better.
Jack: Trust me, you won't.
Tony: Yeah, I probably won't. I'll let you know.

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Chosen answer: Nobody knew, not even the writers, until at least halfway through the season when they were writing the end. They wanted to keep all options open.

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