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)
Jazz Raycole ...
 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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The Morse code that accompanies the opening credits of each episode is broadcast at 15 words per minute at 1000 Hz frequency. 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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Awesome Show
28 September 2006 | by (Warrensburg MO, USA) – See all my reviews

This has got to be by far the best series on TV. The mixture of mystery/drama/science fiction is excellent as well as the characters. It reminds me of William Johnston's book series "The Ashes" with the doomsday theme. Skeet Ulrich's character is suspenseful because no one knows where he's been or what he's done for the last 5 years, yet he's able to save a little girl on the bus and then kill one of the convicts his first day back! The way they ended the second show with the former policeman putting red pins on cities that were nuked and not showing where he put all the pins leaves you in suspense! Keep up the great job and don't cancel this show!!!!


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