- Writers: Robert Cochran, Joel Surnow
- Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Dennis Haysbert
Mike Doyle takes over as Head of Field Ops, with his first mission being the rescue of Jack after the Russian Consul issues a lock-down on the Consulate. Charles Logan tries to get Martha to talk to the Russian First Lady and convince the Russian President to sanction the mission. Vice President Daniels threatens the Ambassador with a nuclear retaliation strike against his country if another suitcase nuke is activated on American soil.