Jericho (2006–2008)
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A small Kansas town struggles with life after a nuclear attack destroys America.

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Jonathan E. Steinberg (creator), Josh Schaer (creator) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Skeet Ulrich ... Jake Green
Ashley Scott ... Emily Sullivan
Lennie James ... Robert Hawkins
Michael Gaston ... Gray Anderson
Sprague Grayden ... Heather Lisinski
Erik Knudsen ... Dale Turner
Kenneth Mitchell ... Eric Green
Brad Beyer ... Stanley Richmond
Shoshannah Stern ... Bonnie Richmond
Pamela Reed ... Gail Green
Gerald McRaney ... Johnston Green
Alicia Coppola ... Mimi Clark
Beth Grant ... Gracie Leigh
Leon Russom ... Sheriff
Alex Carter ... Fire Chief
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Storyline

JERICHO is a drama about what happens when a nuclear mushroom cloud suddenly appears on the horizon, plunging the residents of asmall, peaceful Kansas town into chaos, leaving them completely isolated andwondering if they're the only Americans left alive. Fear of the unknown propels Jericho into social, psychological and physical mayhem when all communication and power is shut down. The town starts to come apart at the seams as terror,anger and confusion bring out the very worst in some residents. Jake Green, theprodigal son of the town's mayor, becomes a reluctant hero when a school bus crashes as a result of the explosion. Mayor Johnston Green is conflicted with the return of his estranged son,but is called to action when the town begins to riot. Johnston's wife, Gail, is the strong, savvy first lady of the town who runs interference between her husband and her favorite son. Attempting to usurp the mayor's power is Johnston's political adversary Gray Anderson, who is not above ... Written by Brian Hairston

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

During the introduction, the Morse code spells out "Jericho Pilot". See more »

Goofs

Just after the opening, Jake is greeted by Stanley, who hugs him, placing his arms awkwardly over Jake's. After the cut Stanley's arms are under Jake's. See more »

Quotes

Johnston Green: Sheriff, Chief. Damage? Fire? Buildings?
Sheriff: Nothing Mr. Mayor, the town's fine.
Johnston Green: Let us hope you're right.
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Nach Deutschland
(uncredited)
by John Powell
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Cliché-ville
25 November 2006 | by clone65See all my reviews

Hmmm, words that come to mind about Jericho... 2-dimensional, predictable, Star Trek like in it's lack of connection between some episodes (why are they so concerned over getting the generator from the airdrop when they made such a fuss in an earlier episode about the generator at the hospital? Does that generator no longer work? Who knows because it wasn't mentioned. What happened to the perfectly good doctor they rescued from the mercenaries? He's in one extra episode then just disappears)

Watching this show is like having a bad tooth, you know it's just going to bring you pain but you keep hoping that it will get better. Every time you touch that tooth you get reminded that instead of getting better, it's all pain.


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