The sixth season of 24 picks up 20 months after last season's shocking finale, when Jack Bauer was captured by Chinese government agents and taken, battered and bloodied, to points unknown.
A new U.S. President has negotiated Jack's release from a Chinese prison so Jack can stop a series of terror attacks... with his life.
Can Jack and an unlikely ally stop a suicide bomber and track the architect of these acts of terror?
Jack and former terrorist leader turned peacemaker track a suspicious man to a self-storage facility.
The fight against terror continues when Jack has to deal with both Curtis and a nuclear threat. The team raids a warehouse in search of answers and the unthinkable happens.
CTU learns there are four more nuclear threats to contend with and, in a strange turn of events, the trail Jack follows leads him right to his brother.
Jack finds himself confronting his father while the lead terrorist needs help if he's to explode the remaining bombs.
Family troubles: Jack with his brother and father while Morris worries about his own brother.
The President meets with a known terrorist while Jack searches for Morris, Fayed seeks a trigger, and Tom Lennox makes a choice.
Jack looks for a Russian national while his father plots with shadowy patriots: the President and the Constitution may be in danger.
While Jack looks for Gredenko and tries to save Josh, White House intrigue deepens.
As a presidential press conference nears, President Palmer calls a staff meeting and unites two unlikely and influential people. Meanwhile, savvy politicos Tom Lennox and Reed Pollock encounter yet another tense situation.
As the current Administration deals with a shocking setback, former President Charles Logan becomes increasingly involved. Meanwhile, politicos Pollock and Lennox are tied up in a very messy situation.
As Jack Bauer continues to pursue an unexpected lead, two unlikely foes come face-to-face in attempt to defuse an escalating international situation. CTU newcomer Mike Doyle makes an impact when he joins in the hunt for new leads.
Following the shocking events at the Russian Consulate, CTU tracks Gredenko and attempts to thwart further terror attacks on U.S. soil. Jack Bauer copes with devastating news while Vice President Noah Daniels considers controversial strategies.
The nuclear threat has unexpected consequences while the investigation into the remaining nukes accelerates. As terrorists Gredenko and Fayed discuss their strategies, the Administration copes with the worsening situation during the ongoing power shifts.
When Jack relays critical information involving Russian terrorist mastermind Gredenko, CTU must respond immediately. Meanwhile, Vice President Noah Daniels challenges the Administration throughout an intense strategy.
As the Administration resumes an offensive approach, they prepare for the unthinkable. Meanwhile, National Security Advisor Karen Hayes and her husband, CTU honcho Bill Buchanan, struggle with respective challenges.
After Jack Bauer and Agent Doyle team up in an attempt to prevent the advancement of the terror threat facing the country, Jack is jarred from an unforeseen development. President Wayne Palmer rattles the Administration and the terror threat escalates.
Developments involving Jack Bauer and Agent Mike Doyle have CTU operatives and analysts scrambling to gain control of an intense situation.
As the clock ticks closer to the final hours of Day Six, Jack Bauer copes with the consequences of taking matters into his own hands while Audrey endures what appears to be a post-traumatic reaction to being held captive.
As the clock ticks closer to the "Day Six" finale, Jack Bauer reels from the recent developments involving Audrey Raines while CTU stresses over the international significance of the threatening state of affairs.
Russian ire worries the White House, while the Chinese take on CTU, and the damaged circuit board is in surprising hands.
To avert a war with Russia, the White House orders a trade of Jack's nephew for the circuit board, and puts Jack in custody so he won't stop the exchange.
CTU discovers where Philip is hiding and Daniels orders an air strike in a desperate move to appease the Russians. Jack and Bill go after Josh alone before the bombers find their target.