I am so happy! 24 returns January 11th! Jack is back! It’s about time.
As much as I love Jack Bauer, I have been blaming him for the political troubles we are having. I know that is probably not fair, but think about it! Back in 2007, we had Jack Bauer. The stock market was doing well. Barack Obama? No one knew who the hell he was. Democrats were counting down to the end of the Bush administration and looking forward to a democrat again in the White House. I, personally, envisioned Hillary Clinton as the first woman President. I was all hopey changey about that!
Well, then what happened? That damn writer’s strike. We lost Jack Bauer for 2008. I checked the Writer’s Guild website daily, praying for end of the silly strike and the return of Jack Bauer. I was devastated to learn that there would not be a 24 (other than the 2 hour prequel) in 2008. The horror of it all! 24 is my favorite show. It is number one on my DVR series recording list! No Jack Bauer? Oh my gosh! This is when the whole world turned upside down.
Without Jack, some nobody 1/2 black dude was elected President, even though very few people know much about him. He lies, cheats and plays dirty politics, yetmany people find him cool and charming. Ish. This would have never happened had we had Jack Bauer to save us. He could have gotten rid of Obama in 24 hours or less. Do you know what else I blame 24 for? You probably can guess. 24 started the whole black Presidents are cool stuff. Yep. In Jack Bauer’s world, they did have a black president before the woman. Sorry, spoiler alert, season 7 has a woman President. If you’re a fan, you probably know that already from watching the prequel. There is a big major surprise coming up, but I won’t spoil that for all of you! Anyway, I am a little miffed at my pals on 24 and do blame them for what has happened. Not enough to stop watching because I loves me some 24 and I loves me some Jack Bauer. Right now, I am wearing my “I’d rather be watching 24″ t-shirt!
I just hope that the return of Jack Bauer, puts the world right side up again. If he can get rid of Obama somehow, great. If not, at least help the democrats make some sense for a change I can believe in. Oh, yeah, and if you guys could do some episodes where it turns out that David Palmer was never a legal citizen to be POTUS, that would be cool. Make your viewers think, huh?
I’ll be very relieved with the return of 24 and Jack Bauer. I am counting on you to get me through this trying time Jack. Oh, and Jack, we need you now more than ever! We’re counting on you, Jack! Please hurry…we are running out of time!