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 ...
You should see what he sees.
Did You Know?
In the series The Dead Zone John L Adams his hair goes from dreadlocks to short in the series . See more
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
Dr. Janet Gibson
We've done everything we know how to do.
But you haven't done everything Johnny knows how to do.
Referenced in Dreamcatcher
New Year's Prayer
Performed by Jeff Buckley
Heard in all episodes starting with Episode 2 through the end of Season 3 See more