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May 8, 2009

“I’m gonna need a hacksaw!”

Fans of the TV series “24″ will recognize that quote from Jack Bauer, the agent Kiefer Sutherland plays, just before he decapitated some poor guy.

Sutherland is charged in an alleged “headbutting” incident at a “swank party”  in New York City this week, but I don’t buy it. If the dude accusing him is still breathing, it’s not Jack Bauer’s style.

As Jack would say, “Let’s get something straight, kid. The only reason you’re still conscious is because I don’t want to carry you.”

So I have a couple of things to say about this:

  • Personally, I’ve never been to a party so “swank” that the entertainment was Jack Bauer head-butting people, but that would be my dream someday. I bet the food was great, too!
  • This guy making the accusations? How much does he know about the missing canister of pathogen?
  • This season isn’t over yet. If you see Jack Bauer between the hours of 5 a.m. and 8 a.m. in the next few days, boy are YOU in the wrong frickin’ place!

Folks may say this was just a publicity stunt for the season finale, but that’s not Jack’s way. If he wanted publicity, he’d be pointing a Glock at me right now, and… Come on in, the door’s unlocked…

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Actor Kiefer Sutherland leaves police station in New York, May 7, 2009. Sutherland was arrested and charged with assault for headbutting a man. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

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Mr Bob,If the crew from 24 could unglue their butts from doing that show, they would know that the good people from NCIS could really help them!And Jack Bauer would have nothing to say but ‘Ouch!’ when he was head slapped by Special Agent Gibbs!Goooooo Abbie! You goth freak, you!Timmie! You are my fave! It’sall in the name, you good looking proud name bearer, you!Dinozzo, give yer woman chasin’ a break. You come across as a knuckle dragger.Ziva! Oh my, oh my!So, I was involved with the NXCIS for awhile. Fronm the good side.And back then, we didn’t have such good looking young people solving crimes in a half hour. Nor did they have all of the computer stuff.It must have worked back in the day though. Why, they even went from NIS to NCIS!And we all know how much it takes to buy a letter!Actually, I never have watched Wheel of Fortune all the way through, but…Oh, never mind.This message will self destruct in five seconds…Or was that The Man From Uncle?Never mind that. I must disavow all knowledge of anything and I was born, ummm, 20 years ago, so now you all can’t demograph me to death.Or not.

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Tim, are you on crack?

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