Monday, June 06, 2005

24 Season 4

I watched every episode of the most recent season of “24”. It’s a guilty pleasure, but I love Kiefer Sutherland’s character and performance and the constant cliffhangers are funny in their absurdity. What makes the show work is that it combines soap-opera-style personal relationships with an action-filled thriller. With dozens of separate plot strands, it’s tv that you have to watch closely as it doesn’t give you a chance to lose interest as it switches to a different plot.
It was fun and I’m surprised that I was able to actually watch every single episode as it was on. Nothing on tape. I haven’t done something like that for a long time and I think that it says a lot about that show that it kept me tuning in for so long.

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1 comment:

Roy Campbell said...

Chris, this is Roy Campbell from Arizona...liked your analysis, however, I thought Season 4 was much too complex - in a real world, what happened that day would keep the Beltway Bandits (i.e., Congress) busy with investigations for 24 years. Any ONE of S4's disasters would set 'em off! Very glad you blogged on this.