Suspense: An Honest Man / Beware the Quiet Man / Crisis


There have been at least two television series called simply Thriller, one made in the U.S. in the 1960s and one made in the UK in the 1970s. Although in no way linked, both series consisted of one-off dramas, each utilising the familiar motifs of the genre.

24 is a fast-paced television series with a premise inspired by the War on Terror. Each season takes place over the course of twenty-four hours, with each episode happening in “real time”. Featuring a split-screen technique and a ticking onscreen clock, 24 follows the exploits of federal agent Jack Bauer as he races to foil terrorist threats.

Lost, which deals with the survivors of a plane crash, sees the castaways on the island forced to deal with a monstrous being that appears as a cloud of black smoke, a conspiracy of “Others” who have kidnapped or killed their fellow castaways at various points, a shadowy past of the island itself that they are trying to understand, polar bears, and the fight against these and other elements as they struggle simply to stay alive and get out of the island.

Prison Break follows Michael Scofield, an engineer who has himself incarcerated in a maximum-security prison in order to break out his brother, who is on death row for a crime he did not commit. In the first season Michael must deal with the hazards of prison life, the other inmates and prison staff, and executing his elaborate escape plan, while outside the prison Michael’s allies investigate the conspiracy that led to Lincoln being framed. In the second season, Michael, his brother and several other inmates escape the prison and must evade the nationwide manhunt for their re-capture, as well as those who want them dead.

Other examples include, Dexter, Breaking Bad, Criminal Minds, Without a Trace, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The 4400, Medium, revenge, Numb3rs, The Twilight Zone and The X-Files.



  1. Next time u drive up beside me … I push a button that a rubber big broom comes out of the bottom of my car and pushes u off to the side of the road …. like forever …!!!! Don’t do it again … or my rubber broom slides u off the side of the road …. or freeway ..!!! Got Laid …???

  2. So I didn’t want to scare my daughter driving to Lagoon… but this real ugly nasty bald fucker in a white nasty truck..
    Scene …. the flirting was sooooo fake … but my daughter thought it was Reel… so I went along with it … nope!!! I knew it was u …. come pick up your fucking keep that was cookies once upon a time …. just keep fucking that horror your with …. leave us alone ..!!!! U got to have long black hair to flirt with my ass Kleit!
    Whoever u r ..!!! Just stop!!!!


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