Once again, it’s a Monday night in the New Year, which means family night with “24”. As I mentioned last week, my folks come over for the one show they watch to catch it on the big screen TV. The benefit to me is my Mom’s a wicked solid cook and I get a home cooked meal… and the impetus to leave work early.
As I’m going to try to do all season, here are my quick hitter thoughts on last night’s episode. Spoilers ahead, so don’t read unless you’ve already watched the episode.
Quick Hits: 24 Season 8 will be a regular feature, I hope.
Well, wow. Four hours of classic 24 trainwreck. The writing and acting was awful as always, but the big picture is that you can’t look away. I watch it together with the rest of my family every Monday night and we doubled up, doing all four episodes of the two night premiere last night. It was an arduous task, but aided by my Mom’s home cooking, we made it through.
The great thing we love about 24 is that, no matter how bad the show actually is and regardless of how many times they jump the shark, we love watching and shooting off a peanut gallery complaint on how ridiculous the show is this year (which comment has been repeated for every year since the first. In any regard, let me recap my thoughts on the first four hours….