We’re at the midway point of 24: Live Another Day, and the guys hit on the show falling on old habits. Between moles, untrustworthy Presidential aides, people ruining Jack’s operation, and a Kim Bauer-esque bus accident, there’s plenty to break down. Ty, Drew, and Badway also score the alpha male showdown between Boudreau and Bauer, go over some internet chatter, and make some predictions on the second half of the season.
After digesting the emotional fifth episode of 24: Live Another Day, Ty, Drew, and Badway analyze Jack and Audrey’s heartbreaking confrontation, and its impact on the Boudreau marriage. Other topics include: Erik still being a bitch, Navarro’s credentials as a point man in a raid, Naveed’s tragic fate, and the worst hour of Mark Boudreau’s life. The guys also question the technological limitations and inconsistencies in the current 24 world, and praise Ian Al-Harazi’s pilot training success.
Jack Bauer has had many aliases over the years to conceal his true identity while performing clandestine operations. To his credit, he even landed Diane Huxley while under the assumed title of Frank Flynn. This is why he’s our hero.
Now, you can also create your very own, remotely-cartoonish alias just like Jack. We’re proud to introduce The Jack Bauer Alias Generator to the interwebs. Feel free to post your favorite (generated) names in the comments and share with friends.
None of these generated names is worse than “Ron Fairbanks”, we promise.
Recapping a very eventful episode four of 24: Live Another Day, Ty, Drew, and Badway discuss President Heller’s triumphant speech in front of Parliament, Audrey’s feelings upon hearing her long lost love has returned, as well as Mark Boudreau’s pathetic attempts to acquire companionship. The guys also break down the evil that is brewing within Margot Al-Harazi and wonder how hard it could possibly be to pilot the drones. Badway goes on a tirade regarding “know-it-all” Kate Morgan and the irrelevant Erik Ritter.
With episode three of 24: Live Another Day in the books, Ty, Drew, and Badway consider the parenting style of Margot Al-Harazi, Chloe’s heartbreaking family story, and how Jack really is a good shoulder to cry on. They also ponder Heller’s next step in the wake of Parliament’s outburst towards him, Adrian Cross’ snake-like charm, and Jack’s crafty way of inciting a mob. The guys additionally discuss the current Vegas betting lines for the show and the short-lived career of Ron Fairbanks.
In the aftermath of the two hour premiere of 24: Live Another Day, Ty, Drew, and Badway hash out many key points of the two episodes, including President Heller’s early bout with Alzheimer’s, “female Jack” Kate Morgan’s killer instincts, and Chloe and Jack’s daring escape from the CIA with the help of his mysterious Serbian friend and a QVC telescopic ladder. The guys also answer emails and tweets about the premiere, ponder the availability of Heller’s old man sweater, and try to calm Ty down after an epic rant over lax security in our government’s various headquarters. Jack is back.
As 5-5-14 approaches, Ty, Drew and Badway discuss Jack Bauer’s moral ambiguity, the various human rights violations of 24, top dead-end plot lines from the series, and debate the mountain lion population of California. The guys also break down FOX’s “Jack Is Back” segments (posted below), why James Heller is the perfect choice for the next 24 President, and whether the Live Another Day “Special Event” will pave the way for more seasons of our favorite show.
In the second half or our “March Badness” special, Ty, Drew, and Badway present the Domestic half of the bracket. Listen in as the guys discuss Charles Logan’s ineptitude, whether Christopher Walken could’ve played Phillip Bauer, and Ira Gaines’ secret hangout. Plus, a discussion about Starkwood’s relationship to Haliburton, RoboCop’s Pittsburgh roots, and questionable seeding decisions by Badway. Find out who moves on to face Habib Marwan (Foreign Bracket Champion) in the ultimate 24 “March Badness” Championship round.
In the spirit of March Madness, Ty, Drew and Badway present “March Badness”, the definitive bracket on foreign and domestic villains within 24. Listen in as the guys debate Habib Marwan’s managerial style while posing as “Harris Barnes”, Syed Ali’s cyanide tooth, the stats on the back of Abu Fayed’s baseball card, and whether General Chang Zhi was really a villain at all. Plus, a breakdown of the most recent teaser, a brief walkthrough of Drew’s latest 24-related purchase, and an astounding math discovery with the release date of Live Another Day.
Ty, Drew and Badway find old props from previous seasons of 24 on GoldenCloset.com and come up with a potential strategy for luring Carlos Bernard (Tony Almeida) onto the podcast. Then, the crew runs through the full list of presidents in the series, extolling the real world virtues of David Palmer, questioning alternate careers for Hal Gardner, calling Charles Logan a snake, and wondering how President Heller managed to get elected.