Jack Bauer vs. Chuck Norris

Vote for who you think will win in a fight of good vs. good.

Me and Mrs. Cynical just recently started getting into 24 and rented the first few seasons. We are up to Season three at the moment and I am wondering if Kim Bauer is the biggest jinx in the history of television. She makes Cousin Oliver from the Brady Bunch seem like a winner. How does anybody get kidnapped six times in one day? At one point she gets kidnapped from her kidnappers by an entirely different set of kidnappers. And in those rare instances that she isn’t being held by gunpoint or inadvertently getting people around her killed or mutilated, she is spouting opinions that are consistently wrong. I thought CTU hiring her in Season 3 was a stroke of genius if the plan was that CTU would ask for her opinions and then do the exact opposite of whatever her gut was telling her at the time.

Then again, I guess if she exhibited any common sense they would have to call the show 2 so I guess I really have no point.

Pictures of a Soviet Underground Submarine Base


Almost the entire population of Balaklava at the time worked at the Base, even family members could not visit the town of Balaklava without good reason and identification. The base remained operational after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 until 1993 when the decommissioning process started and the warheads and low yield torpedos were removed. Then in 1996 the last Russian Submarine left the Base, and now you can go on Guided tours round the Cannel System, Base and small Museum, which is now housed in the old weapons stowage hangers deep inside the hillside.