||08:00 am - 09:00 am
||Jack is no longer with CTU, and no longer interested in that line of work --- until he`s summoned directly by President Palmer. The situation: terrorists have planted a nuclear device somewhere in Los Angeles and plan to detonate it within 24 hours.
||09:00 am - 10:00 am
||Jack re-establishes his undercover identity to join a crew of suspected terrorists that maybe involved in the nuclear threat. Meanwhile, President Palmer deals with a particularly skeptical reporter; Kim tries to protect Megan from her father; and Kate Warner follows up on suspicions about her sister`s fianc
||10:00 am - 11:00 am
||Jack tries to undermine Eddie`s mission to bomb CTU while George investigates intel leading him to the site of the nuclear bomb`s construction and Kim tries to make contact with her father by heading for CTU headquarters.
||11:00 am - 12:00 am
||Mason faces a no-win situation, while his attempts to re-trieve vital information may cost other lives; Tony and Michelle deal with the aftermath of the CTU bombing; Kim tries to talk Carla into taking a stand for Megan; Jack faces off with Joseph Wald to learn who gave the order to bomb CTU.
||12:00 am - 01:00 pm
||Mason faces a no-win situation, while his attempts to retrieve vital information may cost other lives; Reza joins Kate on an errand; Tony and Michelle deal with the aftermath of the CTU bomb-ing; Kim tries to talk Carla into taking a stand for Megan;
||01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
||Nina tries to set the rules as Jack begins his interrogation of the woman who betrayed CTU and killed his wife; the president learns from a surprisingly informed source that one of his orders has been countermanded; Marie hurls accusations at her sister Kate as Tony continues to question Reza;
||02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
||Finesse rather than force is required once Jack and Nina reach Visalia; Palmer directs his Chief of Staff to investigate Sherry`s charge that a conspiracy within his own government is trying to undermine him; Mason contacts his estranged son; Warner and Reza are taken to CTU.
||03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
||While Nina and Faheen are brought together, Jack and Michelle must try and decipher their conversation in Arabic for any clue as to whereabouts of the bomb; Kim and Miguel are questioned by the police for details about a grizzly discovery in the trunk of Gary`s car; and Tony interrogates Reza and Bob;
||04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
||Jack and Nina survive a plane crash, only to face a unit of commandos; Mason and Almeida set Bob Warner and Reza against each other; Kate and Paul Koplin are interogated by Syed Ali; and Nina presents President Palmer with a terrifying ultimatum.
||05:00 pm - 06:00 pm
||CTU implements a risky tactical maneuver to ensure Jack`s safety; Kate Warner is rescued from her captors by an unlikely savior; President Palmer finds a connection between NSA Director Roger Stanton, a paramilitary group known as Corral Snake, and a defunct CIA network called OpComm; Reza helps the CTU access files belonging to his fianc?`s father, only to learn the truth about the Warner family traitor.
||06:00 pm - 07:00 pm
||Jack utilizes Kate`s unique knowledge to track Syed Ali; Palmer goes to an extreme to extract information from Stanton about the bomb; Kim eludes the California State Police and faces a new and unexpected enemy; Sherry tries to play Stanton`s arrest to earn the President`s trust;
||07:00 am - 08:00 pm
||Robert Warner gives some history on Marie, who talks to Kate; Jack explores a suspect`s vulnerability; Mason tells Tony to stop searching for Kim; Lynne investigates a suspicion about Sherry.
||08:00 pm - 09:00 pm
||Jack organizes an assault on the paramilitary unit Corral Snake at Norton Airfield Base; Roger Stanton cracks under the pressure of Ted Simmons interrogation; a CTU Division agent tries to evaluate the Counter-Terrorism Unit`s capabilities; Palmer utilizes Sherry`s connections to investigate a lead.
||09:00 pm - 10:00 pm
||Jack learns the plane supposedly transporting the bomb is a decoy; CTU initiates a search for the seventh commando of the Corral Snake unit; Kate aids in the interrogation of a suspect; George Mason steps down, assigning Tony Almeida the new Director of CTU.
||10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
||A detonation deadline is established for the nuclear bomb; Palmer`s staff considers two courses of action for the bomb`s disposal; Kim contacts her father; Mason makes one last bid to die a hero; Palmer and Mike Novick board Air Force One for Los Angeles;
||11:00 pm - 12:00 pm
||Syed Ali denies that the recordings retrieved from his safehouse are authentic; Palmer preps a major military action against the three suspect nations; Palmer affords Jack a matter of hours to provide proof of Ali`s statements; Jack is contacted by the surviving member of Corral Snake with an odd demand.
||12:00 pm - 01:00 am
||Jack meets with the surviving member of Coral Snake, who explains the purpose behind the bomb; the Vice President expresses concern about Palmer`s capability; Kim balances a precarious hostage situation.
||01:00 am - 02:00 am
||Jack, Kate, Yusef and Captain Wallace fight their way out of a surprise siege; Kim turns herself over to the police and is reunited with Miguel; President Palmer handles East Coast riots with National Guard response; Jack locates the evidence that proves the Cypress Recordings were falsified.
||02:00 am - 03:00 am
||Jack`s resolve is tested by a group of operatives with orders to keep the impending war in the Middle East on track; Kate and Yusef run into trouble while trying to deliver the Cypress Chip to CTU; Tony meets the source of stress between Carrie and Michelle; Lynne Kresge determines the identity of a possible traitor on Palmer`s staff.
||03:00 am - 04:00 am
||Jack is revived, but not without ill effect; Kingsley demands the whereabouts of the Cypress Chip; Mike Novick goes to extreme measures to keep Lynne Kresge quiet; Kate makes a bargain with Yusef`s assailants to protect the Cypress Chip; Tony and Michelle face pressure from Ryan Chappelle and Carrie at CTU.
||04:00 am - 05:00 am
||Jack rescues Kate and retrieves the Cypress Chip; tensions escalate in the CTU between those still supporting Jack`s mission, and those trying to stop it; Palmer faces a Cabinet tribunal demanding his resignation; Jack follows the only useful lead obtained from the damaged Cypress Chip.
||05:00 am - 06:00 am
||Jack comes face-to-face with a pair of key players. One can prove the Cyprus recording is a fake; the other knows enough to blow the entire case wide open. Meanwhile, a shakedown at CTU puts Jack`s quest to rest once staffers are informed of a major shake-up in DC; Tony learns he has something in common with Palmer, who lobbies for an ally and talks with a turncoat;
||06:00 am - 07:00 am
||Chappelle`s unavailability prompts Division to question Tony, who puts Michelle in position to circumvent their command; Palmer is asked to perform a final executive action; Jack proposes a deal between conspirators.
||07:00 am - 08:00 am
||Jack and Sherry Palmer prepare for a dangerous meeting with the head of the war conspiracy at the L.A. Coliseum; David Palmer sits in as the Cabinet waits for confirmation of the Cypress Chip`s invalidity; the air strike on the Middle East draws nearer; the conspiracy goes to an old agent to put Palmer out of play.