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Old 01-01-11, 06:46 AM
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How Rewatchable is 24 ?

I've only seen each season only once

Am thinking about rewatching from season one.

How rewatchable is 24 given you know the plot twists etc ?
Old 01-01-11, 08:21 AM
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

I've watched each season (sans 8, since I'm waiting for the blu-ray) twice, and I'll probably watch them again one day. I found it to be greatly rewatchable. It's an action series. Is Die Hard rewatchable for you? Your answer to that question will also answer the question of whether 24 is rewatchable.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

As with any good show....very worthwhile to watch through again and again.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

I think it depends on the Season. I found Season 1 to be very rewatchable, but I can't imagine rewatching certain seasons where the plot becomes asinine. I eventually sold my DVDs of it...
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

I've found it to be very rewatchable. I've been through the first several seasons a 2nd time and enjoyed them. I actually re-visited season 1 a third time with someone who hadn't seen the show before--it was fun seeing someone else become hooked.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

The big problem is that all the plot holes become screamingly obvious. "Why the hell would Nina do that?"
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

season 1 isn't on bluray which is a bit weird
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

It's not watchable the first time.. so re-watching it would be a monumental task!
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It's not watchable the first time.. so re-watching it would be a monumental task!
Must have missed the episode where Jack takes a giant threadcrap.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

As a few have already said, 24 has alot of replay value. I think every season has replay value except season 6 for obvious reasons. Although I did pop in season 6 a few months ago for shits and giggles and did re-watch the 1st 4 episodes (which is usually the 2-night 4 hour premiere) and enjoyed it very much.....I had to quit there because I know the ships sinks after that.

I just bought season 8 on Blu-Ray recently and I plan on re-visiting sometime soon.....Hopefully I can get through the 1st 12 episodes before it gets to the good stuff.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

Originally Posted by Original Desmond View Post
season 1 isn't on bluray which is a bit weird
Seasons 1-6 aren't on Blu-Ray.
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Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
Seasons 1-6 aren't on Blu-Ray.
They're currently on Netflix Instant, but it looks like it's only SD for now. I wouldn't be surprised if they're eventually on there in HD though...
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

I tried to watch 24 on netflix, starting with season 1, and just couldnt get into it. The plot with the daughter was just annoying and ruined the show for me. Are the rest of the seasons any better?
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Originally Posted by joselito View Post
I tried to watch 24 on netflix, starting with season 1, and just couldnt get into it. The plot with the daughter was just annoying and ruined the show for me. Are the rest of the seasons any better?
What kind of question is this? It's a serial show so if you didn't watch season one, no matter how "better" any of the other seasons are you'll be missing a ton of backstory. Just give it up and watch something else.

Hey guys, btw, I hated Lost season one but are any of the others better?
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

I love the show... the second time through I loved it a looooot less. I'm glad I own the DVDs because it allowed me to eat up each season as I wanted to, but a log of the story/dialog is groan inducing after you are no longer dazzled by the pace.

I can't imagine sitting through it again.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

Season One has good replay, maybe Season Two; the rest, little to none.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

Seasons 1-3 and 5 are incredibly rewatchable.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

I have rewatched seasons 1-4. When I rewatched those seasons I did skip over certain episodes or scenes that I didn't like.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

Originally Posted by resinrats View Post
Must have missed the episode where Jack takes a giant threadcrap.
Spoiler:
False. We all know Jack doesn't go to the bathroom on 24.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

All of them are rewatchable except for season 6. I'll admit I've even seen that season twice, but it was only for the benefit of others.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

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Seasons 1-3 and 5 are incredibly rewatchable.
Plus I'll toss in 7 and the second half of Season 8.

4, 6 and the first half of 8 are the only ones that are truly abysmal.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

Season 1 was extremely re-watchable with friends seeing it for the first time. Seeing their reactions to the twists, etc was a lot of fun.

I think I re-watched season 2 with friends as well, and that was good. So for my experiences, it was awesome with a group.
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

I think I've had more fun re-watching 24 just for the creative ways Jack kills people. It's like a perverse Dr. Seuss book:

With a gun, with a car,
With explosives, wearing armor,
In the throat, with his teeth,
In the chest, punch so sweet,
At the White House, shopping mall,
With TNT, by railing fall,
He can't be stopped, not any hour,

Oh no, IT'S JACK BAUER!
Old 01-05-11, 09:52 AM
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

Have to say i'm not looking forward to the Sherry Palmer scenes, good to see a younger Jack Bauer
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Re: How Rewatchable is 24 ?

Once you know all the twists and villains, it's not very rewatchable.

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