Because I attended an HBO screening last Monday, I did not see last week’s 24 episode so tonight, we’re doubling up on episodes. I have not seen this episode so I’m going to grade in real time.
Opening sequence: Josef arrives at Farhad’s hideout with the rods - B.
Jack calls Chloe to trace Bazhaev’s call to his son – B.
Jack tries to convince Josef to turn himself in – A.
Josef refuses and tells Jack about Oleg – A.
Bazhaev pleads with Josef to turn over the rods – B.
Josef considers the offer – B.
Josef gets shot by Farhad’s men – A.
Chloe can’t lock in, but gets a general idea of where Josef is – C.
Farhad’s men talk about where they’re bringing the rods, but Josef’s phone picks everything up – A.
Jack brings Bazhaev back to CTU – A.
Chloe is able to identify Farhad’s voice – A.
Chloe tells Jack that Renee is at CTU Medical where people go to die – B.
Chloe patches Jack through to Renee and he informs her that he lost the rods – A.
Jack assures Renee she acted in self defense by killing Vladi and did the right thing – A.
Renee asks Jack about what he meant that she had him – A.
Jack says it’s meant like it sounds – A.
Hastings takes a call from Rob Weiss and tells Hastings to find a scapegoat – C.
Weiss tells Hastings to blame it all on Renee Walker – F.
Ortiz gets a call from Arlo and he finds Dana – F.
Ortiz wants to find Dana. C’mon, man! She’s bad news! – F.
Dana follows Kevin to a park where the idiot is with some woman – F.
Hastings wans to know where Dana is – F.
Kristin Smith from the Justice Department arrives at CTU to interview Renee – F.
Hastings is not happy that Renee is being hung out to dry – A.
Kristin wants no surveillance – F.
Chloe is about to have Renee sign her statement – A.
Kristin walks in and Hastings has Chloe leave – F.
Farhad tries to get the rods out of the country – A.
Farhad’s van arrives at a warehouse where one of his men says they can’t get the rods out of the country and wants to use the rods as a weapon – A.
Farhad’s man tells him America will always be their enemy and they need to make them fear their country – A.
Farhad agrees – A.
A forklift unloads the rods – A.
Kristin continues to interrogate Renee – C.
Kristin then turns around and wants to know why Renee stabbed Vladi 15 times – F.
Kristin wants Renee to tell her that she killed Vladi in cold blood – F.
Hastings is sitting there and doing nothing – F.
Kristin goes through Renee’s history and tries to get her to confess Vladi’s murder – F.
Kristin tries to get her to confess – F.
Jack arrives at CTU with Bazhaev – A.
Chloe tells Jack about Renee – A.
Jack knows that Renee is about to take the fall – A.
Jack takes out a guard – A.
Jack stops Kristin’s interrogation – A.
He takes Renee from CTU Medical – A.
Jack gets tasered – C.
Farhad sees the rods being taken out and knows a scientist who will make them into a bomb – A.
Farhad will be taken to him – A.
Farhad wants to know what the target is – A.
Farhad takes out his escort – A.
He escapes – A.
Jack is taken to see Hastings – C.
Jack is pissed that Hastings is covering his ass – A.
Hastings tells Jack to sit down – F.
Chloe tells Hastings Farhad is on the line – A.
Farhad tells Hastings there’s an attack pending on New York – A.
Hastings tells Farhad he’ll pick him up – A.
Hastings instructs Chloe to get Owen to pick up Farhad as Ortiz is missing – F.
Hastings wants Jack processed and out of CTU – F.
Dana is watching Kevin – F.
Dana goes over to Kevin’s accomplice, but before she does Ortiz arrives – F.
She tells Ortiz that her name is Jenny Scott – F.
Farhad is hiding out while on the line with CTU and being searched – A.
The rods are being sent to another location – A.
Arlo tells Hastings where the location is – B.
Owen, an extremely young agent is going in – F.
Jack tells Hastings he’ll bring in Farhad if he drops the charges against Renee – A.
Jack tells Hastings he knows what it’s like to be head of CTU – A.
Hastings says if Jack helps him, he wants him in all the way and help him with Renee – A.
Dana is explaining to Ortiz about her past – F.
We don’t care about what else is going on in this storyline – F.
Horrible storyline – F.
Bad storyline – F.
Nick wants more and kills Kevin. Now this is getting good – A.
Nick now shoots at Dana, but Cole shoots him dead – A.
Dana runs to Kevin – F.
That was a mess.
Overall grade, 80. B minus.