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Wiki 24

4:00am-5:00am is the fifth hour after midnight in a solar day.


Picture Title Season Episode number Production code Original Airdate
S1e05f1.jpg "Day 1: 4:00am-5:00am" 1 5 1AFF04 December 4, 2001
Palmer meets with Maureen Kingsley, who explains that she has two separate sources accusing Keith Palmer of murdering his sister's rapist. Kim and Rick are taken to Ira Gaines' compound. Jack finds an unidentified body connected to Gaines in the trunk of a car. Alan and Teri watch as Janet flatlines in surgery.
S2e21f08.jpg "Day 2: 4:00am-5:00am" 2 21 2AFF21 April 29, 2003
The cabinet debates invoking the 25th Amendment to remove David Palmer from office. Jack Bauer finally gets a hold of the chip, but it has been damaged. When Bauer follows up on his next lead, he discovers Sherry Palmer is involved in the threat.
S3ep16.jpg "Day 3: 4:00am-5:00am" 3 16 3AFF16 March 30, 2004
Jack and Chase allow Amador to escape, hoping that he will lead them to the man behind the virus attack. Sherry blackmails President Palmer and forces him to support her alibi during the time of Milliken's death. Michelle deals with mass hysteria at the hotel.
Jackfindsgary.jpg "Day 4: 4:00am-5:00am" 4 22 4AFF22 May 16, 2005
The nuclear warhead is launched from Iowa via a cruise missile. Marwan escapes. Edgar uncovers incriminating evidence against Richard Heller. Tony and Michelle decide to give their relationship another try, but their hopes for the future are put at risk when Mandy enters the game and takes Tony hostage.
S5e22f05.jpg "Day 5: 4:00am-5:00am" 5 22 5AFF22 May 15, 2006
Jack, Chloe, Bill, and Karen realize that the recording was erased by Miles. However, CTU is soon forced to switch tracks and focus on a new threat: Bierko escaped, and he plans to seize another powerful weapon. With the new threat quickly approaching, Jack must use Christopher Henderson in a delicate sting operation. Meanwhile, the drama at the retreat turns deadly.
S06e23.jpg "Day 6: 4:00am-5:00am" 6 23 6AFF23 May 21, 2007
Jack seeks Bill's help to retrieve Josh. Phillip's men obtain Josh without living up to their end of the bargain. The situation at the White House becomes increasingly tense as Karen Hayes is arrested for covertly helping Jack, and Milo's brother reveals to Nadia just how much Milo cared for her.
JibraanFilming.jpg "Day 7: 4:00am-5:00am" 7 21 7AFF21 May 4, 2009
Jonas Hodges prepares to enter witness protection, even as Olivia Taylor sets in motion a plan to eliminate him. Jack and Renee attempt to track down Jibraan Al-Zarian, the innocent man whom Tony plans to set up as a scapegoat for an impending terrorist attack.
8x13 Dana Walks.jpg "Day 8: 4:00am-5:00am" 8 13 7AFF13 March 22, 2010
CTU New York struggles after its systems are destroyed in the aftermath of the EMP explosion, forcing Chloe O'Brian to take drastic actions to get it back up and running. Jack Bauer and three CTU agents are pinned down by sniper fire and are unable to radio for backup. Kayla Hassan is finally reunited with her parents.

Expanded universe[]

The Game[]

Mission Number Synopsis
"Fort Lesker's Control Room" 52 Jack and Chase try to lock down Fort Lesker to stop the terrorists getting hold of nuclear weapons.
"Cracking the Codes" 53 Chase locks down Fort Lesker.
"Escape from Fort Lesker" 54 Jack and Chase escape from the base.


Title Chapter Synopsis
Operation Hell Gate 8
Veto Power 2
Trojan Horse 24
Cat's Claw 22
Vanishing Point 17
Chaos Theory 9
Storm Force 24
Collateral Damage 22
Trinity 11
Head Shot 2
Death Angel 18
Deadline 12


Title Hour Synopsis
One Shot 19
Midnight Sun 16
Stories 17
Nightfall 5

Background information and notes[]

  • In the first seven seasons, 4:00am-5:00am was the only hour of the day in which Jack Bauer had never killed anyone. This unique distinction finally came to an end in "Day 8: 4:00am-5:00am".