Jericho (2006–2008)

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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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 Jake Green (30 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Robert Hawkins (30 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Emily Sullivan (29 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Eric Green (27 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Stanley Richmond (26 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Darcy Hawkins (26 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Mimi Clark (25 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Gail Green (24 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Jimmy (24 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Johnston Green (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
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 Mary Bailey (22 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Bill (21 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Gray Anderson (20 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Dale Turner (18 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Bonnie Richmond (18 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Heather Lisinski (18 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Skylar Stevens (16 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 April Green (16 episodes, 2006-2007)
Sterling Ardrey ...
 Samuel Hawkins (16 episodes, 2006-2008)
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 Allison Hawkins (14 episodes, 2006-2008)
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When Jake Green returns to his Kansas small-town home Jericho, where his dad Johnston is mayor, everyone is preoccupied with petty private business and family matters, but that changes drastically after a completely unexpected explosion. It soon becomes clear there has been a nuclear attack, but neither by whom nor on which scale. Suddenly life in Jericho, and as the inhabitants gradually discover all over the disintegrating USA, becomes a more primordial struggle for survival, where unexperienced dangers, primitive as well as technological, have to be weighed against pressing primal needs, such as food, fuel and self-defense against plunderers, invaders and even each-other. Jake, whose private story like that of other main characters slowly becomes disclosed to us, proves extremely resourceful and a smart hero, while his father's mayoral authority and even that of the only available medical professionals is soon challenged and undermined, criminal potentials are tapped into by ... Written by KGF Vissers

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When the series began 'Ashley Scott' received second billing and Lennie James was billed third. Beginning with the 16th episode, James received second billing, and Scott third. See more »

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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 »

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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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The best new drama of 2006
24 September 2006 | by (Nova Scotia) – See all my reviews

"Jericho" is by far, the best new show of 2006. I watched the pilot episode on CBS and I was extremely impressed with it. The acting, storyline, and the whole premise of the show is fantastic! I even got teary eyed a few times through the show. That is a rare thing for me. I usually never get teary eyed during a show or a movie. However, "Jericho" is a whole different kind of show. It was actually suspenseful and even a little bit scary!

I would definitely recommend this show to fans of the drama/sci-fi genres. Actually, I would recommend it to just about anyone! If you're looking for a good time watching TV, then this is the show you should be watching. I definitely enjoyed it, and I know you will enjoy it too.


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