Saving the Earth, 24 Hours at a Time

Bauer.bmpThe New Republic, a serious magazine for right thinking people not noted for its humor, has a very funny article up on their website that confirms all of your suspicions about the possibilities of combining Jack Bauer, Al Gore, environmentalist jokes, and a Simpson’s writer It begins:

EPISODE 1: 12:00 AM – 1:00 AM

Int. CTU – day

JACK BAUER talks to JANIS GOLD.

JANIS GOLD

Our source tells us that the terrorists’ plan is blow up Broward Dam. This would create mass flooding, cut power to the entire state, and destroy the habitat of the tidewater goby.

JACK BAUER

Dammit! Without that goby, what will our local heron population eat?

JANIS GOLD

Try not to think about that.

JACK BAUER

I can’t help it! Every link in the food chain matters!

Jack punches his hand through a wall.

And so on. I cried during the Al Gore part…

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1 Response

  1. Matt says:

    You’re right about the “not known for its humor” part.