Day 2: 5:00 A.M.-6:00 A.M. - S2-E22

Corrected entry: In season 2, episode 22 (5:00-6:00 am), Kim drops the phone in order to shoot Matheson, then she picks it up again. Then Jack tells Kim to shoot him again, so she drops the phone first, shoots him, and when she picks the phone up for the second time it is upside down. Kim was talking in to the earpiece.

Correction: Kate just killed a man for the first time, she's not going to worry about how she's holding the phone. It's still possible to hear/talk to someone with the phone upside down and she's too much in shock to realize it's upside down or to even care to fix it.

Day 2: 7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S2-E24

Corrected entry: Jack is not able to shoot Kingsley himself as he has no bullets left in the gun. But Kingsley doesn't know this so why on earth does he simply keep walking at a snails pace while Jack picks up what could be a loaded gun? Even when Jack aims it at him he doesn't think it might be a good idea to move. This is simple logic and goes way beyond a character mistake.

Correction: It isn't apparent to Kingsley that Jack is reaching for the gun as he doesn't even know it's there. He is a fair distance away and to him it just looks like weakened Jack is simply trying to crawl away. As soon as Jack raises the gun into view, it is a fraction of a second before he pulls the trigger. Kingsley DOES NOT have the amount of reaction time the wording of this mistake implies.

Correction: Who said Jack was suppose to be naked? It seems to me his tormentors took off his shirt and pants to expose some skin so they can inflict damage to them. Nowhere is there a code of ethics that says a torturer has to strip his victim totally naked.


Day 2: 3:00 A.M.-4:00 A.M. - S2-E20

Corrected entry: In series one, there is a scene where Jack is changing his shirt in his office, there are some very visible Japanese symbol style tattoos on his biceps. In series two, when we next see Jack's bare arms (when he is being tortured) the tattoos are no longer there.


Correction: I haven't seen the episode where you believe that tattoos have disappeared, but I do recall the tattoos. All the tattoos visible on Jack in any episode of 24 are Kiefer Sutherland's actual tattoos so they will be there from one season to the next. Even the tattoo Jack has in season three (identical to Hector's) is an actual tattoo Kiefer has. He had it done for the show because he wanted it to look consistant.

Day 2: 9:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M. - S2-E2

Corrected entry: Jack flies by helicopter to meet Joseph Wald's crew accompanied by Michelle. A few moments after he is dropped off by the helicopter he calls CTU. Miraculously Michelle has already arrived back at CTU and is working on her computer.

Correction: After the helicopter drops him off, Jack calls CTU and talks to Mason. Michelle doesn't appear at all during this conversation. Michelle does appear later when George heads down to the main floor; it's possible that she returned to the office during George's conversation with Jack.

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Correction: No, he actually says 'It's me, it's Jack, you're all right'

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Day 2: 12:00 Noon-1:00 P.M. - S2-E5

Corrected entry: When Gary meets Kim in the hospital his clothes are completely unblemished despite the fact that only one hour previously he had murdered his wife quite brutally and dumped her body in the trunk of his car.

Correction: He could have worn other clothes when he killed her.

Day 2: 12:00 Midnight-1:00 A.M. - S2-E17

Corrected entry: In the second season's 12.00-1.00 a.m. episode, right at the start of the show, we see Kim Bauer being held by the neck from behind by the gun-totting Garcia in the liquor store as the police were closing in. The next scene we see her on the floor holding a piece of cloth against the storeowner's belly wound.

Correction: The scene which Garcia holds a gun to Kim's neck is displayed as part of the "Previously on 24" montage. The first scene of the actual episode is where Kim has been presumably released by Garcia to help the storeowner.

Day 2: 3:00 A.M.-4:00 A.M. - S2-E20

Corrected entry: In the 3am-4am episode (series 2), at about 3:10am the guys pick up Kate and head to her house. They arrive at the house at 3:44am, the same time as Jack leaves Yusaf. However, Jack arrives at Kate's house before the end of the episode, meaning he managed the drive in less than half the time of the other people.

Correction: Jack was probably driving very rashly, even by "Jack standards" (for example, in Season 1, you saw him run a red light after Richard Walsh was killed). And you have to remember that he's racing against the clock, and he needs the chip so that, before the U.S. bombers begin dropping bombs, he can prove to Palmer that the three nations the U.S. is planning to retaliate against are innocent.

Day 2: 7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S2-E24

Corrected entry: Palmer's attorney tells Mike that he found a record of phone calls from Peter Kingsley to Jonathon Wallace, as recently as six hours ago. This means that the last call would have been made at about 1:04 am, just as Wallace was in a major shoot-out and had no way to talk on the phone.

Correction: He didn't mean exactly six hours ago, he meant approximately six hours ago - the phone call could have been made off-screen at some point around that time, but obviously not while Wallace was actually in the shootout.

Day 2: 7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S2-E24

Corrected entry: At the end of Season Two, we see President Palmer reacting to the poison in his hand. Why did the Secret Service let Palmer fall to the ground and instead started pulling their guns out while no shots were fired? Why didn't they shove him inside the limousine to take him to the nearest hospital, isn't it protocol to know every local hospital as part of route planning? Why wasn't there a full medical complement as part of the presidential entourage?

Correction: How should the Secret Service know that there haven't been shots? In the few seconds, when David Palmer is falling down, nobody (except the audience) knows whether he was shot or something else happened. After all, there is something called "silencer". In addition, the deleted scenes on DVD show that Palmer was supposed to get up shortly after he fell down and is able to step into his car, telling everyone to be allright; this wasn't shown in the aired version of the series, but it seems to be the reason that nobody provided medical supply.

Day 2: 10:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M. - S2-E15

Corrected entry: Not a mistake as such, just nasty on Mason's part. Jack's flying the plane on a suicide mission, and has a heart-wrenching final talk with Kim where he explains what's about to happen. Only AFTER that phonecall's finished does Mason pop out of the back of the plane and tell Jack to save himself. Seems a bit weird that he was sitting in the back chuckling to himself the whole time Jack was telling his daughter that he was about to die.

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Correction: It's possible that Mason passed out during the flight and wasn't awake when Jack had his conversation with Kim. This makes sense since Mason isn't heard coughing again until after he shows himself on the plane. Jack is afraid to let Mason fly the plane because he might pass out again.

Day 2: 5:00 A.M.-6:00 A.M. - S2-E22

Corrected entry: In the second series in the 5.00 - 6.00 AM episode where Kim is walking around in the house, she looks out of one of the windows, where she sees the dead police officer. It was Gary Matheson who shot the police officer, but you don't hear any sound of a shot, and in the next scenes where Kim is shooting Gary there is no silencer on the gun.


Correction: Gary Matheson did not kill the police officer by shooting him. He didn't even have a gun on him that time. The gun that Kim used to shoot Gary was the gun that Gary took from the officer after killing him. Notice earlier that Gary entered the house with the dead officer's gun-belt.

Correction: Since her Dad owns the company and building, it is likely that Marie is known by the security staff so the probably wouldn't bother to check her.

Correction: The main reason for not allowing Mason to fly the plane himself was that he might pass out, so it is possible that Mason wasn't conscious throughout the whole flight.


Correction: His watch isn't 9 minutes slow, it's 9 minutes fast. Many people set their watches slightly fast to help them arrive on time, yet they know to subtract the extra minutes when telling someone else the time. Jack may set his about 10 mins fast, and as he wasn't on active duty at the beginning of the day, wasn't bothered about synchronising his watch too accurately.


Day 2: 1:00 A.M.-2:00 A.M. - S2-E18

Corrected entry: In the episode "1A.M.-2A.M." Jack gives Yussuf the chip and tells him and Kate to take it to a specific meeting place and wait fifteen minutes for him before going to CTU. Jack is then caught and tortured to the point of death for about an hour. However, when he escapes, he goes to meet Kate and Yussuf. If they were following his instructions they'd have left well before then.

Correction: He was just taking a chance. And it paid off, too.

Day 2: 7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S2-E24

Corrected entry: How does the assassin at the end of the second series, know where David Palmer will be? The mystery man who orders the attack seems to suggest that it is a pre-planned move, but Palmer only flew to Los Angeles after the bomb went off - and did not make any press statements after that, before he was impounded so the public would be unaware that Palmer was in LA. Furthermore, since the man in charge knew a bomb was going to go off, why would he leave the agent for his back-up plan, inside Los Angeles?

Correction: If 24 has shown us anything, it's that no-one is to be trusted. It's possible that the assassin and their employer were informed by another insider within the President's staff. If nothing else, the President's movements can't have been that secret, otherwise where did all those well-wishers come from?

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7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Nina's just been shot, and makes it to the barn to call CTU (around 7.10am), while she's speaking on the phone there's a cameraman visible on the right hand side (DVD). (00:12:40)

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Day 6: 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM - S6-E1

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Day 6: 4:00 AM - 5:00 AM - S6-E23

Question: When VP Daniels and Tom are in the oval office talking about K Hayes and B Buchanan, as Tom leaves the room it cuts to a close up of VP Daniels. Just behind him is a photograph in a frame where the photo somehow moves? Was this intentional, as it caught my eye and I cannot explain it.


Answer: This is unintentional and a simple continuity mistake.

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