"24" may not be the best show on television (that's probably "The Sopranos" once it returns). But I believe that it is the most consistently rewarding. And this fifth season has gotten off to the most promising start of any of them.
So that we don't take the 24 crew's efforts for granted, here are two examples of what 24 would be like if it were wack.
Lame Jack Bauer productions:
Now, go out and enjoy the real thing.