Hidden Backstory

Posted On Feb 25 2014 by

You know the rules: keep backstory to a minimum. And that’s a good rule. I really don’t need to know that Jack Bauer was beat up in the 2nd grade by the 4th grade girl he had a crush on. I just need to know the guy’s got issues. The writers of 24 did (insert magic here) to make Jack a believable protagonist. I know it’s there, I just can’t say where. That’s what hidden backstory is: the magic that makes it real. This link has been floating around on facebook. It’s the backstory behind Toy Story. The theory (unconfirmed …