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Johnny Smith has been leading an idyllic small-town life. Employed as a science teacher, Johnny takes great pleasure in showing his young students the wonders of the natural world. He is ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Anthony Michael Hall ...  Johnny Smith 81 episodes, 2002-2007
Nicole de Boer ...  Sarah Bracknell Bannerman 72 episodes, 2002-2007
Chris Bruno ...  Sheriff Walt Bannerman / ... 69 episodes, 2002-2007
John L. Adams ...  Bruce Lewis 65 episodes, 2002-2007
David Ogden Stiers ...  Reverend Purdy 40 episodes, 2002-2007
Bill Mondy ...  Deputy Roscoe / ... 34 episodes, 2002-2006
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Johnny Smith has been leading an idyllic small-town life. Employed as a science teacher, Johnny takes great pleasure in showing his young students the wonders of the natural world. He is also newly-engaged to a loving fiancée named Sarah, a fellow teacher he's known since childhood, and is a good son to his widowed mother, who lives nearby. Johnny's life is nearly perfect, until the day his life is interrupted by a nearly fatal car crash that leaves him in a deep coma. Six years later, Johnny finally regains consciousness and discovers that life as he once knew it has completely changed. His mother has passed away, and Sarah has gone on to marry someone else, and now has a son. But Johnny himself is also not the same person he once was: he now finds himself in possession of amazing psychic powers which allow him to see into the lives of anyone he touches. Now, as Johnny attempts to reacquaint himself with a life he has been away from for six years, he must also begin a quest to come ... Written by Ronos

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You should see what he sees.


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Official Sites:

Space [Canada] | USA Network

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 2002 (USA) See more »

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Trivia

Started originally as a pilot for a series to be shown on the UPN network in the fall of 2001. When UPN decided not to run it, USA Network picked it up. See more »

Goofs

Johnny's hairstyle changes back and forth several times during the episodes "Wheel of Fortune" and "What It Seems" because of reshoots that were done a year after the initial filming. See more »

Quotes

Greg Stillson: Gene Purdy seems to think you're the greatest thing since Christian Rock.
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Referenced in Dreamcatcher (2003) See more »

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Dead Zone Epic
Performed by Blues Saraceno
Heard in all episodes starting with Season 4
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Johnny BE GOOD!!!!
13 August 2002 | by VictoriaSee all my reviews

Bless you who(M?)ever had the idea for this program and an extra special thanks to Stephen King for writing the original book and giving them the idea....what took them so long!? I sure hope this program is going to stick around for awhile and I am sick thinking about the fact that it's first season will be over so soon! This is terrible....what are we supposed to do with ourselves now? (smile) I will be waiting for that email coming to tell me when the new season will be starting and if anyone from USA is reading these, can't you do something about all those commercials? They make it a bit hard to concentrate on the program....of course, I'd **** at my own beer party. Seems I should just be grateful the program is on at all! Oh by the way, I do realize there are unrequited feelings between Johnny and Sarah, especially with the child but....that's getting a bit old. She seems like a lost puppy following him around everywhere.


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