History Headscratchers / TwentyFour

10th Nov '15 6:03:01 PM nombretomado
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** Russia worked for what they wanted in season five; it has fairly recognizable terrorist problems (in the Chechen terrorists) and fits the Cold War model that Logan can evoke [[RichardNixon Nixonian]] imagery by engaging in diplomacy with. The Russians also work for they wanted in seasons six and eight because the former Soviet Union is probably the most recognizable place to obtain black market nuclear weapons from.

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** Russia worked for what they wanted in season five; it has fairly recognizable terrorist problems (in the Chechen terrorists) and fits the Cold War model that Logan can evoke [[RichardNixon [[UsefulNotes/RichardNixon Nixonian]] imagery by engaging in diplomacy with. The Russians also work for they wanted in seasons six and eight because the former Soviet Union is probably the most recognizable place to obtain black market nuclear weapons from.
9th Sep '15 8:26:37 PM AlexF
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** Kim's clearly been Megan's nanny for a while, given the bond between them that's shown. Its possible Gary hasn't been present that often during her work schedule, considering he's depicted as an over-stressed workaholic. The day is definitely the first time Kim has witnessed his explosive temper, as she questions Megan about it and seems completely shocked. Therefore, the day the season takes place on is the first time Gary let his temper slip up in front of Kim.
31st Aug '15 5:21:12 AM Dragon101
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* SerialKillersSpecificTarget. If she murdered the photographer, she would have to do it on the plane and ''somehow'' hide the body, since its' likely that someone will come to pick him up at the airport. That is extremely risky and even if she gets away with it, the cover of their guy might be blown if the body is discovered after the fact and ID'ed. Murdering the photographer looks like murder; crashing a plane looks like a tragic accident.

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* SerialKillersSpecificTarget.** SerialKillingsSpecificTarget. If she murdered the photographer, she would have to do it on the plane and ''somehow'' hide the body, since its' likely that someone will come to pick him up at the airport. That is extremely risky and even if she gets away with it, the cover of their guy might be blown if the body is discovered after the fact and ID'ed. Murdering the photographer looks like murder; crashing a plane looks like a tragic accident.
31st Aug '15 5:16:57 AM Dragon101
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* SerialKillersSpecificTarget. If she murdered the photographer, she would have to do it on the plane and ''somehow'' hide the body, since its' likely that someone will come to pick him up at the airport. That is extremely risky and even if she gets away with it, the cover of their guy might be blown if the body is discovered after the fact and ID'ed. Murdering the photographer looks like murder; crashing a plane looks like a tragic accident.
5th Jun '15 3:43:23 PM violettglass
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** And in Season Five, Jack obtains, loses and recovers an incriminating recording and never once bothers to make a copy or even play it over the phone while he is coordinating with CTU.



** And in Season Five, Jack obtains, loses and recovers an incriminating recording and never once bothers to make a copy or even play it over the phone while he is coordinating with CTU.
5th Jun '15 3:42:39 PM violettglass
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* Season 2: It's a minor point but why would Gary the wife beater and child abuser hire a nanny in the first place to be a witness to his misdeeds?
3rd Jun '15 9:31:08 AM Prfnoff
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** Tom Clancy syndrome. Clancy has never quite gotten over the Cold War, and it's clear he's the major thematic inspiration for 24.

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** Tom Clancy Creator/TomClancy syndrome. Clancy has never quite gotten over the Cold War, and it's clear he's the major thematic inspiration for 24.



*** Have you read Clancy's books? After 1991, his books pretty much portray Russia as working with America. In fact, Russia becomes a member of NATO. But that all ends in ''EndWar''. But if you think about it, nothing in ''EndWar'' makes sense.

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*** Have you read Clancy's books? After 1991, his books pretty much portray Russia as working with America. In fact, Russia becomes a member of NATO. But that all ends in ''EndWar''. ''VideoGame/EndWar''. But if you think about it, nothing in ''EndWar'' ''[=EndWar=]'' makes sense.
22nd Mar '15 8:47:18 PM TinMan
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** The U.S. wasn't exactly in a position to do anything about it. The country had just suffered through a massive terrorist campaign which culminated in an American city getting nuked and the President being assassinated, [[FlipFlopOfGod maybe.]] Plus, they had just barely avoided going to war with Russia. Considering that CTU had captured the Chinese agent responsible, Vice President Daniels probably just counted that as tit for tat.
7th Mar '15 8:34:47 PM TinMan
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** His resignation wouldn't actually be effective until the letter was delivered to the Secretary of State.
4th Sep '14 2:52:33 AM forsetipurge
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* How does Cheng Zhi know exactly where Audrey and Jiao Sim are going to meet?

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