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Jericho 

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A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.
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Series cast summary:
Skeet Ulrich ...  Jake Green 30 episodes, 2006-2008
Lennie James ...  Robert Hawkins 30 episodes, 2006-2008
Ashley Scott ...  Emily Sullivan 29 episodes, 2006-2008
Kenneth Mitchell ...  Eric Green 27 episodes, 2006-2008
Brad Beyer ...  Stanley Richmond 26 episodes, 2006-2008
April Parker Jones ...  Darcy Hawkins 26 episodes, 2006-2008
Alicia Coppola ...  Mimi Clark 25 episodes, 2006-2008
Pamela Reed ...  Gail Green 24 episodes, 2006-2008
Bob Stephenson ...  Jimmy 24 episodes, 2006-2008
Gerald McRaney ...  Johnston Green 23 episodes, 2006-2008
Clare Carey ...  Mary Bailey 22 episodes, 2006-2008
Richard Speight Jr. ...  Bill 21 episodes, 2006-2008
Michael Gaston ...  Gray Anderson 20 episodes, 2006-2008
Erik Knudsen ...  Dale Turner 18 episodes, 2006-2008
Shoshannah Stern ...  Bonnie Richmond 18 episodes, 2006-2008
Sprague Grayden ...  Heather Lisinski 18 episodes, 2006-2008
Candace Bailey ...  Skylar Stevens 16 episodes, 2006-2008
Darby Stanchfield ...  April Green / ... 16 episodes, 2006-2008
Sterling Ardrey Sterling Ardrey ...  Samuel Hawkins 16 episodes, 2006-2008
Jazz Raycole Jazz Raycole ...  Allison Hawkins 14 episodes, 2006-2008
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Jericho is a drama about what happens in the aftermath of a nuclear explosion in the once peaceful town of Jericho. Following the battle with New Bern, the citizens of Jericho begin reconstruction efforts to restore the town's power and communication with the outside world. As the country's new leaders, the Cheyenne government, attempt to establish their stronghold in the region, Jericho's citizens become suspicious of their new leaders and question why their community is so important to this newly formed government. Written by ahmetkozan

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For the town of Jericho, the end of the world is just the beginning. See more »


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2006 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Although Esai Morales appeared in every season 2 episode, he was not billed as a series regular. See more »

Goofs

In the pilot, Jake Green drives through miles of what looks like prairie as he returns to Jericho. In fact, the terrain looks like California's Central Valley. Later in the series, much of the action set in the countryside was clearly not filmed in Kansas. It is the hilly scrubland of the montane chaparral around Los Angeles or points south, filmed during the summer. See more »

Crazy Credits

Each episode's title card is accompanied with audio containing only Morse code (dots and dashes, or short and long beeps) which, when translated, provides a short hint (around 3 words) about the episode to come. See more »

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Excellent Apocalytic Drama
27 September 2006 | by mfvaughnSee all my reviews

Having seen only two episodes, I am mildly surprised by the effectiveness of this well presented drama. A relationships-based drama, focused around the family of the Mayor (Gerald McRaney) of a small town, Jericho, thus far the acting and writing is top notch. Tense story lines have been the mark of Jericho thus far. Reminiscent of 24, Jericho is setting up well, and I look forward to the unwinding of the story of a few thousand people struggling to survive and overcome the aftermath of a multiple strike atomic holocaust coast to coast in America's metropolitan centers, leaving Jericho an island of life and hope. Of particular note is the acting of Allison Scott, the acting of Skeet Ulrich, and the understated but grounding performances of both McRaney and as his wife and the matriarch, the always fine Pamela Reed. It will be interesting to see if this strong start can be sustained, or if the storyline will wear thin. The executive production team is youthful but in combination has significant experience in film and in relationship-based TV that bodes well. In order for Jericho to survive, and it should, the tension needs to be maintained for the central family, for Jericho's attempts to survive, for the people of Jericho to maintain their humanity and their optimism, and for the outside world to impinge in a way that makes the struggle for the better parts of our human condition endure. Mighty big tasks, but my hope is that this intelligent, sensitive, and provocative program survives too.


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