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The Dead Zone 

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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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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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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

Sonny Elliman: He's been asking questions about you.
Greg Stillson: The wrong kind of questions?
Sonny Elliman: Not just that. It's like he already knows what he's looking for.
Greg Stillson: [turns and stares at Sonny] The psychic thing freaks you out, doesn't it?
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Connections

Spun-off from The Dead Zone (1983) See more »

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New Year's Prayer
Performed by Jeff Buckley
Heard in all episodes starting with Episode 2 through the end of Season 3
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Pleasantly surprised!
28 June 2002 | by walkinghorse1964See all my reviews

I had fears of bad acting and gaping plot holes but I was pleasantly surprised! The scripts so far have been very nicely done and the characters don't seem to have that awkwardness with each other that is usually associated with a new show (can anyone say Star Trek: Next Generation? Uuuggh, that first season stank). These actors mesh well together and I hope that USA sticks to their guns and allows this series to ramp up and expand. It seems to be well on its way to being a worthwhile hit.


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16 June 2002 (USA) See more »

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