Johnny Smith's life seems idyllic, he has a loving mother and is dating the love of his life, Sarah. But he is in a car accident and ends up in a coma for 6 years. When he wakes up he discovers he has an unusual ability; when he touches someone, he can sense something about them or someone close to them. He sensed that a person child was in danger and that his doctor's mother is alive and not dead as he was told. He would later sense a serial killer and tries to tell the Sheriff Walt Bannerman who is now married to Sarah. And he doesn't believe Johnny so he and his therapist, Bruce tries to find the killer themselves. Written by
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References to sleep: The music class practices the song "Mr. Sandman"; Johnny and Sarah make out in his car to "Sleepwalk", a song by Santo & Johnny featured in Stephen King
(1992). See more
Johnny's hairstyle changes back and forth several times because of re-shoots that were done a year after the initial filming. See more
Bush? Bush... again?
Son. Long, long story.
Written by Pat Ballard
Performed by the cast of The Dead Zone See more