- Writers: Robert Cochran, Joel Surnow
- Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Dennis Haysbert
Jack sends out a warning that CTU is the target of a terrorist attack. After leaving CTU an hour earlier Director Mason personally checks on a lead regarding the nuclear bomb and finds the place where the bomb was made. Kate Warner tries to avoid Reza and gets further proof connecting him to terrorists. Lynn Kresge attempts to tell President Palmer about the impending attack on CTU but NSA Sub-Director, Eric Rayburn, keeps her from doing so.