Dissecting Day 6, Hour 10.
To listen to Slate's Spoiler Special about Hour 10 of Season 6 of 24, click the arrow button on the player below:
This week's episode covered the events of 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. During this hour we learned that Phillip Bauer takes a pretty dim view of public service, saw that Morris O'Brian believes Altoids can cover the smell of single-malt scotch, and were shocked to discover that in the Wayne Palmer era, Secret Service agents define "urgent" as "in about 15 minutes."
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, and here for Hours 8 and 9.) In this podcast, Slate's June Thomas and Julia Turner wonder if Tom Lennox is going to be seen or heard from in the next 14 hours, ask if we underestimated Milo Pressman in previous weeks, and discuss whether Marilyn Bauer is the most annoying character on prime-time television.
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:
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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