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
Did You Know?
During the introduction, the Morse code spells out "Jericho Pilot". See more
Although the blast from a nuclear explosion would travel rapidly through the atmosphere, the fluffy clouds continue to drift idly by at right angles to the impact, unaffected by the several tons per square inch pressure suddenly imposed upon them. See more
Sheriff, Chief. Damage? Fire? Buildings?
Nothing Mr. Mayor, the town's fine.
Let us hope you're right.
by John Powell See more