24 was a brilliant, successful experiment, but its format has no shelf life. It’s time for Jack Bauer to retire, eat a hearty meal, drop a deuce and enjoy some tiddlywinks, or whatever the hell he does in his free time.
Article questioning if the show has run it’s course, and while you can’t argue with some of the symptoms the reviewer describes the show as currently having, I wouldn’t agree with his conclusion. I’ve seen the show come back from the brink before.
source : gazette.uwo.ca