This was definitely the most action-packed and exciting episode of the season thus far. Jack was a complete badass and made some extremely tough decision.
The theme of sacrifice versus protecting America continues, with Jack and Renee Walker making some very tough decisions with the informant and his wife and child. That was one of the best shot and performed scenes in all of the series, and they had me on the edge of my seat.
Also extremely thrilling was the ending scene, when Jack and Renee burst into Dubaku’s hideout. The slick uses of cover, and Jack’s final baseball slide to take out the last henchman (even though it was too late), reeked of awesomeness.
I missed Tony Almeida and Chloe in this episode, and I’m afraid Tony will be in hiding for much of the remainder of the season. Even though I still have a feeling he will turn to the dark side once again.
As for the other loose ends (many of which probably won’t be tied till season’s end), I have a feeling First Gentleman Henry Taylor will be incapacitated for the remainder of the day, much like Wayne Palmer in Season 6.
The preview for next week’s episode also revealed that we’d find out who in the FBI is working for Dubaku. My guess?…. the blonde girl FBI Agent Sean Hillinger is cheating on his wife with.
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