A man is driving in traffic. His daughter is in the backseat. All of a
sudden, a car broadsides their vehicle. Gunmen get out and grab the man.
Jack Bauer is at a Senate subcommittee hearing. He is being questioned about
his torture practices regarding a terrorist. The hearing is interrupted when
FBI Agent Renee Walker tells the court that Jack is needed for a national
security issue. Jack is subpoenaed and gets the okay to leave the hearing.
Michael Latham, the kidnapped man, designed the governmentís firewall
program. Jack is brought in to help with the situation. Larry Moss, head of
the FBI, is running the team. Larry asks Renee, Jackís new partner, to keep
an eye on Bauer. Janis Gold, an FBI systems analyst, asks Larry if Jack has
Renee divulges to Jack that Tony Almeida is alive. Jack canít believe it.
Renee says that Tony is alive and well. She adds that the FBI is looking for
Almeida. Jack brings up Tonyís funeral. Renee says that Almeidaís body
wasnít the one buried.
Tony Almeida and his crew are trying to take over the control of an
airplane. Tony needs Lathamís assistance, since he designed the CIP firewall
program. There is a malfunction. Tony asks Latham why they canít override
the jetís controls. Tony threatens Michael.
President Allison Taylor watches a TV broadcast about General Juma. The
President thinks that they need to stop Juma. Her husband, Henry, thinks
that Allison should make a statement. Ethan Kanin, a White House chief of
staff, doesnít think that Henry is on board with his wifeís views. President
Taylor admits that she is still grieving her sonís death, but says she canít
let her emotions get in the way of her decision to go to war.
Tony tells his men to get into the system. They are able to hack into the
airline system. The FAA notices the glitch.
Jack asks Renee if Tony is undercover. Renee says that Tony is possibly
looking for revenge for his wifeís death. Jack is still not convinced that
Tony has turned rogue. Jack asks Renee for all the FBI files on Almeida.
The FAA contacts Moss. Renee says that Almeida is using the firewall to hack
into air traffic control. Renee updates Jack on the situation. Sean
Hillinger, an FBI tactician, is asked to help Jack.
There is a meeting with the Cabinet. The President wants the Secretaryís
report on whether they should go to war with Juma. Allison is irritated by
the Secretaryís lack of enthusiasm. She asks the Secretary to have his
report ready soon.
President Taylor is informed of technology thefts around the US. She is told
there is an alert from the FAA. An FBI agent suggests decreasing air traffic
Henry tells a reporter that his wife has a post-war plan. Henry gets a phone
call from his PI. Henry is investigating Roger's death. The investigator
says that Roger's girlfriend received a large sum of money, which was put
into her bank account. Ryan Gedge, a Secret Service agent, tells Henry that
Roger's suicide has already been fully investigated. The agent thinks that
the PI is taking advantage of Roger's grief.
Janis tells Renee that they are in trouble if Almeida is using the firewall
program. Jack asks Sean to look for information in their database. Jack asks
Sean to look up a name: Gabriel Schecter, a man that Tony and Jack used to
Moss gets into an argument with Jack. Renee tells Larry to cool down. Renee
says that she is taking Bauer with her to talk to Schecter. Renee adds that
the President wants results ASAP. Moss relents, but says that Renee has to
keep an eye on Jack.
Renee asks Jack how he got to know Schecter. Jack divulges that he and Tony
were close friends at one time. Jack finally accepts that Tony is alive, but
wonders what Almeidaís agenda is. They arrive at Schecterís office.
The Secretary wants to know what people will think when they try to
eliminate Juma. Kanin informs Allison that the firewall situation is being
A man answers the door at Schecterís place. Gabriel is surprised to see
Jack. Renee explains that Jack is there to help the FBI. Gabriel asks how
Jackís hearing is going. Schecter thinks that Almeida is dead. Jack brings
up that Gabriel has been helping Tony this whole time. Gabriel still denies
helping Almeida. Renee kicks Gabrielís right hand man. Jack pulls a gun on
Schecter. Jack wants to know where Tony is. Gabriel is adamant that Tony is
dead. Jack is about to puncture Gabrielís temple with a pen when Schecter
finally admits to helping Tony. Schecter is about to say where Tony is when
a sniper hits Gabriel, killing him instantly. The phone rings. Itís Tony.
Tony tells Jack to stay out of his business.
The airplane prepares to land, but the FAA loses the signal. The FAA alerts
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