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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Was aired in Australia within a day of being aired in the US up until the mid-season break. After the break, Network Ten failed to return the show to air for around 2 months after the US. This delay, combined with lack of advertising and a poor time slot led to Jericho being "shelved" after Episode #1.13 "Black Jack". This is a fate shared by several other cult shows, such as Battlestar Galactica (2004). See more »

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You can't see the Rocky Mountain Front Range from anywhere in NW Kansas. 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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I really found this show refreshing. Its not the greatest show ever but it was entertaining. The show gives the feel of Saturday morning serials (fast paced and leaving you with a cliff-hanger). I loved the underlying messages to our current governmental situation. I just learned that it was not to be picked up again. I can't believe CBS is cancelling the show after the response they received after it was cancelled the first time. I hope that some other network (ie. SciFi) will try to carry on the series (sort of like Battlestar Galactica) to a complete and thorough conclusion even if it doesn't fit the usual format of a least five years.


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