It's 9:10:38, and a handcuffed Bazhaev is suffering the indignity of standing in front of a courtroom with his hands cuffed, in front of a judge who's mispronouncing his name and refusing to grant bail. So much for his immunity, I guess. Bazhaev's attorney pleads vainly on his behalf, pointing out his wife, daughter-in-law, and grandson in the gallery, and how nice of them all to show up the morning after both Josef and Oleg were killed, to support the guy who killed one of them. Kiefer, in his new intern-wear, quietly enters and takes a seat, his arrival not unnoticed by Bazhaev. After the judge orders remand, Bazhaev whispers in his lawyer's ear, and the attorney asks for five minutes. The judge calls a thirty-minute recess, and the whole courtroom is cleared so they don't have to shoot the rest of this scene in a different set. Everyone but Kiefer gets up and leaves, and Bazhaev's attorney leaves the two of them to talk privately. Now it's just those two and the bailiff, which is probably a good idea, since the last time Kiefer and Bazhaev were alone in a room they had a big old gunfight. Kiefer goes and sits next to Bazhaev at the defendant's table, and Bazhaev begins, "If you touch my family, I swear to God--" "You're not really sitting in the right chair to be making threats," Kiefer interrupts in a whisper. "Who shot Renee Walker?" The name means nothing to Bazhaev, so Kiefer explains how she recognized an old Red Square guy. "There is no Red Square. Not any more," Bazhaev stalls. Kiefer tries to clarify his position: "This agent, Renee Walker? I considered her to be my family. So take a long, hard look into my eyes and realize that I will have no problem taking out each member of yours before they even get home today, unless I get the information I want." Bazhaev follows those instructions to the letter, but insists it had nothing to do with him. Kiefer gets up to leave. "I'll tell your wife and your daughter-in-law you said hello." "Wait!" Bazhaev says predictably. Equally predictably, Kiefer does. Bazhaev says his family will be killed anyway if he talks, so Kiefer promises witness protection. After a long pause, Bazhaev finally says, "Moscow." Kiefer just looks confused, and understandably so. Aren't they in New York, after all? "The Russian government," Bazhaev explains. "They are behind it. Not me." Kiefer wants names, but Bazhaev only has one. "The woman working with them arranged everything...the one they planted at CTU. Dana Walsh." Well, who else? Bazhaev is led away by the bailiffs, reminding Kiefer of his promise. It's 9:14:22.
Episode Report CardM. Giant: B+ | 841 USERS: B
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