In the scene, a group of White House brass meet to discuss an impending terrorist threat.
Gervais, dressed like a presidential adviser, keeps whispering under his breath to give the mission to Jack Bauer – and then acts incredulous when someone else says it aloud and takes credit for the idea.
Cassar said he hopes Gervais agrees to let the scene he filmed be included as a DVD extra. "Ricky was just too recognizable to put in the show."
He's "too recognizable" for a show that cast Dennis Hopper and RoboCop.
Ricky Takes '24' [New York Post]