One thousand, four hundred and forty-one days have passed since the clock ran out on Fox’s action-thriller series 24. But love him or hate him, Jack Bauer is back, and so — we hope — will be a new set of legendary bad guys.
And legendary they were: Viewers hated lunatic-psycho President Charles Logan (Gregory Itzin) so much that they cheered when he finally (spoiler alert!) shot himself in the head on Day 8.
The show’s best villains weren’t always the masterminds behind the horrible end game of each season. Some carried on through multiple seasons. Some were good, then evil, then good, then evil, then … you get the idea.
While we don’t know anything about the Big Bad this season, we can tell you he or she has big shoes to fill. Here’s a look back at the 10 worst villains from previous seasons of 24.