Sequence: Helicopters comb the river and Jack and Renee get ready to go into Manhattan – A.
Ortiz tells Hastings that a cab with Samir’s men left a location heading into Manhattan – B.
Chloe finds the cab – A.
Cole hears Arlo tell of the location – A.
Dana tells Samir what’s going on and instructs him where to go – F.
Dana disables the satellite tracking Samir – A.
Samir is able to get away and Dana tells her to blend in with cab traffic on 9th Avenue – A.
CTU has lost Samir’s taxi – C.
Hastings tells President Taylor the nuclear rods are in Manhattan – A.
Ethan Kanin (where has he been?) can’t believe it – C.
Hastings says he can’t guarantee the safety of New York – C.
Rob Weiss yells (I don’t trust him) – D.
President Taylor wants to talk to Jack – A.
Jack talks with Cole and they discuss Chloe – B.
President Taylor wants Jack to help evacuate President Hassan and his family – A.
Jack tries to refuse but President Taylor insists – A.
Jack wants Renee to stay put at the pier, but she insists on coming along. I love Renee. I want to marry Renee Walker – A. Just kidding about the marrying part, but her character is tremendous.
Samir gets out of the cab and finds out the rods have to be installed into the device and the bomb will be set to go- A.
Tarin will drive the weapon into Manhattan – A.
Jack and Renee arrive at the UN to evacuate President Hassan and his family – A.
Jack goes to see President Hassan – A.
President Hassan meets Jack – A.
President Hassan hoped to march down 5th Avenue for a parade – A.
Jack says President Taylor hopes so – A.
At a briefing, General Brucker tells President Taylor he’s ready for a response – B.
Kanin says no – A.
Samir calls into President Taylor – C.
Samir says he’s ready to launch a dirty bomb over Manhattan – B.
Samir says he wants President Taylor to turn over Hassan to him to prevent a dirty bomb – A. Ho! That’s an interesting demand.
President Taylor refuses – A.
Weiss says President Taylor should consider to turn over Hassan. What? – C.
Kanin says no – A.
Weiss says it should be considered – C.
General Brucker says the President has a viable option in the room – C.
President Taylor scolds everyone for even considering to cave into the terrorists’ demand – A.
President Taylor yells at the room telling them if the bomb goes off, America will rise and pick itself up because that’s what Americans do – A.
Dana approaches Chloe to have her forward some of the police road block information – F.
Samir talks to Dana and says he’s certain President Taylor will give up Hassan – F.
General Brucker tells Weiss he wants to “accidentally” give up Hassan covertly – F.
Brucker tells Weiss he wants his cooperation for the good of the country – D.
Brucker wants to use the 4th Nuremburg Principle, it’s the moral obligation to disobey a Presidential order in case of certain situations – D.
Weiss says it’s Sedition, but he considers it – C.
At CTU, Chloe sends the NYPD road block info to Dana – F.
Hastings informs CTU about the dirty bomb – B.
Hastings says CTU is the last line of defense for their loved ones and wants the staff to find the bomb – A.
Dana sends the road block info to Samir and he relays it to Tarin – A.
Tarin is driving the dirty bomb to the middle of a neighborhood – B.
Weiss and General Brucker head into Kanin’s office to look up the evacuation route info and finds that Jack Bauer is involved in the evacuation – C.
Brucker will call an elite team and says Jack Bauer won’t stand a chance – B.
Kanin walks in to find Weiss and Brucker checking the computer – B.
Brucker sets up a lie, but Kanin does not believe it – A.
Kanin wants to leave, but Brucker won’t let it happen – A.
Kanin realizes what’s going on and tries to call Jack, but Brucker intercepts and takes the phone – B.
Kanin gets a heart attack – B.
Brucker won’t let Weiss call for an ambulance – C.
Jack and Renee start to escort President Hassan and his family out of the UN – A.
Jack tries to call back Kanin, but can’t reach him – A.
General Brucker calls the elite team to ambush Hassan – B.
Jack knows something’s up and tells Renee – A.
Jack sees the vehicle ahead, but the elite team is ready to ambush them – B.
Kanin is dying, but a secretary knocks at his door. Weiss answers and the secretary tells him that Jack is waiting for him – A.
Weiss answers the phone and tries to delay then hangs up – D.
Jack sensing something’s up turns around – A.
The elite team starts shooting – A.
Jack shoots back – A.
FIREFIGHT – A+++++++
Jack has Renee take them back to the UN – A.
Secret Service Agents are being taken out by the elite team – B.
Secret Service Agent tells Jack to go back with President Hassan – A.
Jack catches up with Hassan who wants to help the agents, but Jack tells him they’re buying time for him – A.
Weiss sees Kanin dying on the couch and does nothing to help him – F.
Hassan wants a gun, but Jack says no – B.
Kayla falls down, slowing everyone down – A.
Jack gives President Hassan a gun – A.
Jack and Renee head back and sets off tear gas – A.
The team walks into the cloud and Jack picks two off – A.
Renee Picks off one – A.
Jack picks off another – A.
Jack throws more tear gas – A.
Jack has Renee cover him as he goes to higher ground to pick them off from behind – A.
Jack gets hit from behind, but Hassan shoots a guy dead. Cool!!! – A.
Jack finds out the team is American and finds that General Brucker sent them – A.
Kanin is dying – F.
Tarin is waiting for instructions – C.
A phone call comes into Dana – F.
It’s Samir and finds that Hassan has not been given over – B.
Samir calls Tarin and tells him to start the countdown and stay with the bomb – A.
Tarin is not happy – B.
Samir really looks like Jim Rome – C.
Tarin starts the clock starting at 15 minutes – A.
Overall grade – B, 85. Good episode, but Rob Weiss is the new Dana.