Dissecting Day 6, Hour 11.
To listen to Slate's Spoiler Special about Hour 11 of Season 6 of 24, click the arrow button on the player below:
This week's episode covered the events of 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jack Bauer spent most of that time changing into a suit, Chloe O'Brian proved that she has no boundaries, and President Palmer saw stars.
As part of Slate's Spoiler Special podcast series—recently expanded to include TV shows—we'll be hosting regular "post-view" discussions of Season 6. (Click here to listen to a discussion of the first four hours, here for a discussion of Hour 5, here for Hour 6, here for Hour 7, here for Hours 8 and 9, and here for Hour 10.) In this podcast, Slate's Meghan O'Rourke and June Thomas ask if 24 is inevitably anti-climactic, wonder if someone on the show's writing staff is unnaturally obsessed with presidential assassinations, and ponder Morris O'Brian's chances of redemption.
Because we reveal plot twists in these chats, we recommend—but don't insist—that you watch the show before listening to the program.
Here are links to our previous Spoiler Specials:
24: Day 6, Hour 10
Music and Lyrics
24: Day 6, Hours 8 and 9
24: Day 6, Hour 7
24: Day 6, Hour 6
24: Day 6, Hour 5
24: Day 6, Hours 1-4
Notes on a Scandal
The History Boys
The Black Dahlia
Snakes on a Plane
World Trade Center
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Lady in the Water
My Super Ex-Girlfriend
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
The Devil Wears Prada
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