The Dead Zone: Season 4, Episode 8

Vanguard (7 Aug. 2005)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
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At a school class reunion John touches his old pupil Alex Conners and visualizes him die in a 'Doomsday' fire.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sheriff Walt Bannerman (credit only)
Dr. Alex Conners
Judith Peck
Trey Walters
Spencer Achtymichuk ...
Johnny 'JJ' Bannerman (as Spence Achtymichuk)
Rick Wicklin
Air Force General (as Julian D. Christopher)


Johnny has a vision of a old school pupil of his, named Alex Conners, standing with Greg Stillson, the new President of the USA involved in the in the nuclear Armageddon. Johnny decides to investigate and learns that Stillson is funding the Portland Biotech company that Alex is working at. Alex is developing a synthetic product for military use and Johnny decides to sabotage Alex's work. Meanwhile, Purdy is put under more pressure by Stillson's newest head thug, Malcolm Janus. He contributes more money for Stillson's nefarious plans to become president by threatening to shut down his satellite broadcasts, while Stillson has a meeting of minds with Miranda Ellis, the daughter of one of his senatorial supporters. Written by matt-282

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In all other shots of Washington D.C. being destroyed, we see the shock wave hit the Capitol building from the south. In this episode, the shock wave hits the Lincoln memorial from the east. The Lincoln memorial is due west of the Capitol, so there is no ground zero that can result in a shock wave hitting these two points from these two direction. See more »

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spf is hoooooooooooooooot
4 April 2006 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

I saw this episode yesterday i was really looking forward to watching the dead zone episode because it would be the second time i have seen SPF on TV i love spf but he looks like his real age in the episode, 40. but this year he looks really not ugly. well i don't really know what the episode was about. I was just paying attention to the scenes Sean Patrick Flanery were in. But i guess i understood some of it. this curly headed guy was all trying to figure out some kind of new chemical type thing and spf plays Greg Stillson and is he bad guy in the dead zone. point is: watch it

thank you for your time loll :P :P :P :):):):):D:D:D

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