70+ Funny & Famous Jack Bauer Quotes

24 Jack Bauer

Jack Bauer is a fictional character who stars in the Fox television series 24. On the show, his character has served in a variety of roles, most notably as a member of the Counter Terrorist Unit based in Los Angeles and as a member of the FBI in Washington, D.C. during season 7.

24 is a television series starring Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer that follows the fictional Counter Terrorism Unit’s attempts to protect the United States from terrorist plots.

The episodes are one hour long and show events as they happen in real-time. Formalized paraphrase A clock is prominently displayed on-screen during the show to highlight the real-world rhythm of events, and split screens, a device used to represent several scenes happening at the same time, are often used.

Each episode follows Bauer, US government officials, and the conspirators behind the day’s events, often all at the same time. 24 is known for using plot twists that can occur when enemies adjust, goals change, or larger-scale operations take place.

Interpersonal drama is also present in stories, as it delves into the private lives of the characters. Characters are often faced with ethical quandaries as part of a recurrent theme.

Examples include a bombing in Season 2 that can only be avoided by blowing Bauer’s cover, and an ultimatum in Season 3 in which a terrorist promises not to carry out an attack in exchange for the death of a high-ranking CTU official.

Season 4 is also notable for a scene in which two men are dying in a room with only one surgeon, one of whom has vital knowledge.

Famous Jack Bauer Quotes

  1. “I can do this all day.”
  2. “Man down!”
  3. “The only difficult thing is making the choice when it’s too late.”
  4. “Hey, I just need to stop for a few minutes and test this theory.”
  5. “We’ve got to find another way for this not to happen.”
  6. “This is why they’re called tactically-disposable people.”
  7. “We need you now more than ever, Bauer”
  8. “I tried to get rid of one of the red herrings”
  9. “You got me! I’m a fraud. My name isn’t Jack, and I don’t work for CTU.”
  10. “You want to know how I survived? It’s because I’m alive!”
  11. “Everything’s going to be okay.”
  12. “What is that?”
  13. “You know what they say: The most dangerous weapon is a good woman.”
  14. “This isn’t over. It’s not over.”
  15. “Oh my God, they’ve killed her!”
  16. “If you’re so sure of that then why are you here?”
  17. “I’m going to save the world.”
  18. “No one will believe me!”
  19. “My God! I’ve never seen anything like this before!”
  20. “That was a close call, huh Jack?”
  21. “Here they come…

Jack Bauer Funny Quotes

  1. “There’s no such thing as overkill.”
  2. “That’s it, Kovic. Smoke him! Make him see what happens!”
  3. “Not to worry, guys. I was expecting this.”
  4. “You know how I used to be the chief of CTU? Well, my days of being Chief are over.”
  5. “What is that? Some kind of universal translator?”
  6. “It’s complicated and we can’t trust anyone in there with a weapon anymore. I want you to stick with Kaufman and check out the service tunnels.”
  7. “What the hell is that!? Go get ’em!”
  8. “I will personally kick your ass if you don’t get us some help!”
  9. “They do not see us coming.”
  10. “What the hell is he doing here?”
  11. “Chapel Beach, here I come.”
  12. “Don’t let them burn you alive.”
  13. “Do not be afraid, cho-cho-choose to run!”
  14. “Told you they’d be back.”
  15. “You’re FIRED, Kovic.”
  16. “Get this plane down from there!”
  17. “You don’t fight with a guy like that, he’s gonna…”
  18. “Do not gloat, Mr. President! You know how I feel about that…”
  19. “This is the end of Jack’s sandwich. He’ll be right back after these messages…”
  20. “There’s a reason you don’t see two-tone convertibles much anymore.”
  21. “You did it, Chief! You’re still alive!”
  22. “This is not how I imagined my wedding day.”
  23. “I can’t sit here and look at this alcohol without drinking a shot… it’s going to drive me crazy.”
  24. “It’s not your fault, Ms. Beale.”
  25. “This is the best thing I’ve seen all day.”
  26. “You know how you just can’t let anybody get close to you? Well, I’m afraid I just broke my own rule and got too close to you, but it’s okay, at least we won’t have to pretend anymore.”
  27. “Get down! Get down!”
  28. “Who are you?”
  29. “What is that thing?”
  30. “Annie, do you trust me?”
  31. “That would make the fourth time you’ve saved my life.”
  32. “Well, I ought to write a book.”
  33. “Hey, I’m not impressed!”
  34. [About the airplane.] “That’s one jackhammer of an ejection seat.”
  35. “Bauer, one more nail, and his head will come flying off!”
  36. “That’s not protocol.”
  37. “This is what I live for.”
  38. “What’s going on? Am I being promoted?”
  39. “I’ll grab a steamer from the kitchen.”
  40. “I hate clowns!”
  41. “What do you want? Why are you doing this?”
  42. [To the president] “Well, it’s not like you’re gonna be using it anymore, right?”
  43. “Well, I guess you’re not going to need a passport when you’re on the run. You just go wherever the hell you want.”
  44. “Just let me go and I won’t tell anyone what happened.”
  45. “I’m pretty impressed with the quality of my handiwork.”
  46. “Where’s he been all this time?”
  47. “It’s not a toy!”
  48. “You just keep rolling that dice!”
  49. “Is that my hat?”
  50. [To the president] “I shouldn’t be doing this, but I’m going to do it anyway.”
  51. “Well, you’re the friendly neighborhood guy who was always there for me… So I’m not going to stop being your friend because you’ve gone all FBI on me.”
  52. “I’ve been thinking about this a lot and I think you’re right. We need to call the shots.”
  53. “You’re a good liar.”
  54. “I know you’re not the most talkative person on Earth either so guess we’ll manage.”
  55. “Do you like that? It’s a little something my friends and I like to call sweet revenge.”
  56. “Well then, how about I just finish the job?”
  57. “It looks like a miniature version of the Lincoln Memorial.”
  58. “I wish you were a little more cooperative. I think it would save me a lot of time.”
  59. “You know, I don’t honestly think the president’s going to want to be stuck in here.”
  60. “What’s that?”
  61. “How did you find me?”
  62. [To Helen] “You know, it wasn’t so bad being a private eye before you showed up on the scene.”
  63. “I hate these things!”
  64. “Why did you do it? Why would you do?”
  65. “I’m not nuts… I’m just an incredibly complicated woman.”
  66. “I’ve been trying to warn you for the past weeks that they’re coming to get you.”
  67. “You know, if I had a nickel for every time I said that…”
  68. “I bet she has a lot of secrets.”
  69. [Beam of light from the helicopter. To the president.] “Sorry, Mr. President.”
  70. “Did you find Palmer? What’s my assignment?”
  71. “No, I don’t have your gun anymore…”
  72. “No, it’s not going away.”
  73. “I’m gonna get out of here and make sure you stay in there.”
  74. [To Helen] “I’m sorry about your father.”

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