Day 8: 2:00 AM - 3:00 AM

Season 8, Episode 11 -  Air Date: 3/8/2010
3 Ratings

Synopsis

Jack tries to prevent an explosive situation, as Kayla learns of Tarin‘s real intentions.

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This episode really ups the emotional ante on the season as see the devastating effect the day‘s actions have on an individual level.As Marcos is hunkered down in the hospital chamber, his fellow terrorists have walked him through an intricate diagram of the circuit configuration on the explosives. A green light shows he‘s already through one of the four circuits needed for manual detonation. Thanks to the oxygen-rich environment, a low-speed drill is needed to get through the door so ETA is roughly 40 minutes. Chloe‘s background check shows that Marcos‘ dad was a college professor who was vocal about his criticism of US government. In a nice nod to back story it‘s revealed that he was imprisoned during the Islamic round-up in Wayne Palmer‘s administration and the subsequent black-balling drove him to suicide.
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