Weird Night of TelevisionI know the two-hour premiere aired a few weeks ago, but 24 was back on television last night. Two, one-hour episodes aired last night. Another two episodes will air tonight.
Here are a few quick thoughts on 24. First, it's nice to have Jack Bauer back on television. Even though the last season was weak, it's been far too long since that show was on. Second, I am so excited that the action does not take place in Los Angeles. Up to this point, every season has taken place in Los Angeles. This season, at least in the beginning, is happening in Washington, D.C. I've been begging for a location changed since the third season. Finally, is Jack's new sidekick supposed to look like Agent Scully? A red-headed, pant suit wearing, FBI agent?
During the commercials for 24, I flipped over to the MLB Network. Last night they replayed a Chicago Cubs/Pittsburgh Pirates game from early 1991. It was great to see Ryne Sandberg, Andre Dawson and a very skinny Mark Grace battle Bobby Bonilla and a very slender Barry Bonds. The Cubs blew a 7-2 lead in the eighth inning to lose 13-12 in the 11th inning.
Oh the memories.