To listen to Slate's Spoiler Special about the seventh hour of Season 6 of 24, click the arrow button on the player below:
This week's episode of 24 depicts the hour between noon and 1 p.m.—a time of revelations, double-crossings, and still more Bauer family drama.
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, and here for Hour 6.) In this one, Slate's Meghan O'Rourke, June Thomas, and Julia Turner discuss the questions of the hour, including: Is someone in the executive branch even more ruthless than Tom Lennox? Are Jack and his brother Graem two peas in a pod? And are the show's writers juggling too many subplots?
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 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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