Can Kiefer Sutherland get over Jack Bauer?

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Spoilers abound here, so if you want to see the first episode of Touch and haven't done so yet, check out another post instead!

On Wednesday I caught the pilot episode of Tim Kring's (of Heroes fame) new series, Touch. It stars Kiefer Sutherland as Martin Bohm, a man who lost his wife in the September 11, 2011, terrorist attacks. He has since struggled to connect with his son, Jacob, who doesn't speak and has some behavioral issues. Eventually Martin discovers that Jacob has repeatedly been referencing a series of numbers, one of which leads him to a former fireman who tried but failed to save his wife from the World Trade Center. He learns that his son has the ability to find connections between people by way of certain patterns that appear in nature (like the Fibonacci sequence).