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Jack Bauer appreciation thread

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FushandChups Sun 17-Nov-13 23:15:06

I realise i may be alone here but finished season 3 of 24 this weekend and oh, i just adore Jack Bauer! He's not a beefcake or your traditional hard nut but he is just amazing...

And the bit at the end when he just let himself 'feel' after the day from hell.. i just wanted to cuddle him.

No spoilers please as have only seen the first 3 seasons (although immediately ordered season 4 off ebay for the bargain price of £3,40 inc p&p!) but WHAT A MAN!!

FlatsInDagenham Sun 17-Nov-13 23:18:05

Mmmm. He is dreamy.

I'm soooo envy that you are just seeing the series for the first time!

Lighthousekeeping Sun 17-Nov-13 23:19:10

Oh, he's hot alright. The first three were the best but, don't let that put you off!

ClayDavis Sun 17-Nov-13 23:35:13

Also jealous that you are watching for the first time envy. I remember that. 1-3 were best but there are good moments in the other series. There's also a film between two of the series. Can't remember which ones though. Might be 6 and 7.

anonacfr Mon 18-Nov-13 10:07:00

How about Mason???? I started loving him when he mimicked Tony at the beginning of season 1 and I cried like a baby when he died heroically in season 2.
Interestingly Mason and Nina are/were married in real life.
Tony and Michelle snogging in the corridor was rather blush if I remember correctly.

I loved the first 3 seasons. After that it turned ridiculous but was still rather watchable.
Kiefer totally carried the ridiculousness.

SorrelForbes Mon 18-Nov-13 10:33:34

I love 24 and will re-watch them all some day. DH just happens to look like KS <happy sigh>

DevlinMaccabee Mon 18-Nov-13 10:49:12

I love Jack Bauer, season 5 was one of my faves. Tony Almeida was my secret crush though.....

anonacfr Mon 18-Nov-13 11:28:24

There can be no talk of Kiefer without this.

FushandChups Mon 18-Nov-13 16:06:24

I had heard it went a bit daft but right now i think my Jack Bauer love will see me through.
Watching season 3 made me realise just how high the death toll is - almost everyone who at one point is the main plot device ends up with a sticky end! All except Jack though - hooray (and his annoying daughter who i didn't mind in S1 but by the time she's working for CTU, kind of had enough!) Her and Jack have a nice dynamic though.

FushandChups Mon 18-Nov-13 16:11:34

anonacfr - he's a pirate grin

I know ole keifer has had real alcohol issues but for as i understand it, he is quite an endearing drunk (National Enquirer told me so must be true!). I always remember when they had to suspend 24 due to his jail term, everyone talked of him as a good guy with a problem rather than as an arsehole who used drink to be even more of an areshole!

SugarSpunSisters Mon 18-Nov-13 22:17:27

You can get the CTU ring tone for your phone and pretend it's him calling for you grin

Is S3 the one where he stops a nuclear bomb by catching it in between his teeth? wink

I love 24 and wish I had never seen it so I could watch it all fresh envy

Lighthousekeeping Mon 18-Nov-13 22:21:21

It makes Homeland look tedious.

FushandChups Mon 18-Nov-13 22:41:58

S3 is with the deadly virus - but am now looking forward to Jack stopping nuclear armageddon with his mouth grin (think i can spot where it starts getting a little far fetched!)

Must investigate ring-tones as Mr Potato from Peppa Pig is wearing a bit thin smile

LittleAbruzzenBear Tue 19-Nov-13 14:59:30

I definitely appreciate Jack Bauer. Fit. Fit. Fit.

spanky2 Tue 19-Nov-13 15:46:20

I visualized him when in labour with ds2 . I didn't need hospital until I was 10cm dilated . Thanks Jack. I miss him. grin

FushandChups Tue 19-Nov-13 17:18:56

Ringtone duly changed!

and Spanky - he just gets better and better, pain relief during labour! Is there nothing this man can't do grin

Wannabestepfordwife Wed 20-Nov-13 16:38:15

I love him! But not as much as dp does- he likes to pretend to be him lol!

We've been debating watching all seasons again think we will have to

Ge0rgina Wed 20-Nov-13 17:30:08

I still need to watch season 8 of this! Freddie Prinze JR being in it put me off a tiny bit haha!

spanky2 Wed 20-Nov-13 18:05:37

Jack is a hero in every sense of the word .

LittleAbruzzenBear Wed 20-Nov-13 21:16:46

I love that he helped with labour pains! What a guy!

FushandChups Thu 21-Nov-13 14:38:14

Oh - it's arrived grin

and Jack is looking fierce on the front cover with his piercing blue eyes! Very happy Fush

FushandChups Sun 01-Dec-13 14:40:46

I'm 4 hours into season 4 and my goodness, I am LOVING Jack at the moment! He totally nailed it grin

FushandChups Sun 01-Dec-13 15:07:39

He is so manly and masterful and yet vulnerable and sensitive at the same time. Having been a life long Kiefer fan, they couldn't have cast a better Jack smile

anonacfr Sun 01-Dec-13 18:48:23

It's the one with Audrey isn't it? I absolutely loathed her. Loved her ex though (the lovely James Frain). I don't get how such an annoying drippy woman could have bagged Jack AND James. Bitch.

anonacfr Sun 01-Dec-13 18:49:07

Ooh is it the one with Behrooz????? He's become an urban legend you know.

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