Though each days events typically revolve around thwarting an impending terrorist attack, each season is made up of various interwoven story threads.
The character of Dylan was only supposed to be on for one or two episodes, because Fox executives weren't sold on either the fictional character or Luke Perry's ability.The Gilchrists are just the average American family dealing with all the everyday issues, like a grown kid whos forced to move back home, teenagers who are smarter than their teachers and a stepmom (Jenna Elfman) desperately trying to win over the kids. In other words, just like everyone else - with one exception: they live in a very special house. "24" is a TV thriller presented in "real time" with each minute of airtime that corresponds to a minute in the lives of the characters."24" employs fast-paced and complex stories, and often contains unexpected plot twists.The show follows the journey of a time traveler, Cole, from the post-apocalyptic future.Using a dangerous and untested method of time travel, Cole arrives in the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate 93.6% of the human race.