Say what you will about Day Six, it certainly went out with a bang - and not a small amount of closure. The Russians are satisfied that the Chinese no longer have that all-important component, and are standing down. Cheng's in custody, Josh is safe with his mom, and Phillip Bauer will presumably do his hard time in Davy Jones' Locker. Our once-hawkish vice president understands that, hey, maybe this whole commander-in-chief thing isn't as easy as it looks. (Might wanna mention that with your get-well-soon bouquet to Wayne Palmer there, Noah. Do you think they make a "sorry I almost had you removed from power" card at Hallmark?) Bill and Karen have escaped both scandal and prosecution, and can retire together to make kissy-face for the rest of their patriotic yet morally responsible days. Nadia's proven to herself that she's not half bad as a leader, and can devote herself to bereavement therapy with Milo's
way hotter brother. Doyle's down but not out, and likely to best this whole possibly-blind-in-both-eyes scenario with a miraculous recovery the next time Jack needs him most. Morris and Chloe will thankfully introduce the world to O'Brian 2.0, the world's first offspring with sarcasm built right into its DNA. And Jack, bless his tired, broken heart, finally had it out with his father - not the one at the bottom of the ocean, but the one who cut him so deeply by calling him cursed and taking the love of his life away. Not to mention leaving him to rot in a Chinese prison. We leave Jack not much different than we found him at the beginning of the day: lost, bewildered, and not sure if he can do this any more. Maybe if the world could stay out of harm's way for half a minute, he could figure out what to do about it.
I'll leave you guys to discuss the nitty-gritty details of how awesome it was when the oil rig went up in a plume of orange smoke and flame, or how you wanted to punch Cheng right in the teeth when he said his country wouldn't abandon him like we did Jack, or how relieved you were that Audrey didn't flutter open her eyelids and profess her love as Jack walked out the door. But first, allow me to make a bold statement, if you will: Bill Buchanan is the new Aaron Pierce. Fly that chopper, you silver fox! Jack Bauer may well be the greatest American hero since G.I. Joe, but I'll always love the truly good guys that fill out the margins of this show. And when at least one of them gets to survive the season, that means the terrorists lose. We'll see you in January, Jack.
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Say what you will about Day Six it certainly went out with a bang and not a small amount of closure The Russians are satisfied that the Chinese no longer have that all-important component and are standing down Chengs in custody Josh is safe with his mom and Phillip Bauer will presumably do his hard time in Davy Jones Locker Our once-hawkish vice president understands that hey maybe this whole commander-in-chief thing isnt as easy as it looks Might wanna mention that with your get-well-soon bouquet to Wayne Palmer there Noah Do you think they make a sorry I almost had you removed from power card at Hallmark Bill and Karen have escaped both scandal and prosecution and can retire together to make kissy-face for the rest of their patriotic yet morally responsible days Nadias proven to herself that shes not half bad as a leader and can devote herself to bereavement therapy with Milos way hotter brother Doyles down but not out and likely to best this wh