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The Life and Deaths of Jack Bauer

24’s Jack Bauer is a particularly deadly adversary. In just eight days he managed to kill 266 people.

This website collated the kills using the following criteria:

  1. Jack must be the one who causes the death.
  2. The death must be confirmed with video evidence.
  3. Jack must cause death, not just serious injury.
  4. The death must have occurred on the TV show; kills from novels, comics and games are not included.

And also recorded the following statistics:

  • Jack has killed 266 people on screen. Of these deaths, 210 were the direct result of gunshot wounds (79%).
  • Jack killed, on average, 1.4 people per hour over the whole run of the show, or 1 person every 44 minutes.
  • Jack killed the fewest people on Day 1 (10).
  • Jack killed the most people on Day 6 (50).
  • Jack killed the most people in a single episode in “Day 6: 5:00am-6:00am” (14).
  • Jack has killed more people between 10:00pm and 11:00pm than he has in any other hour (29).
  • Jack has killed fewer people between 8:00am and 9:00am than he has in any other hour
  • Jack has killed at least one person in each of the 24 hours in a day.