JERICHO is a drama about what happens when a nuclear mushroom cloud suddenly appears on the horizon, plunging the residents of asmall, peaceful Kansas town into chaos, leaving them completely isolated andwondering if they're the only Americans left alive. Fear of the unknown propels Jericho into social, psychological and physical mayhem when all communication and power is shut down. The town starts to come apart at the seams as terror,anger and confusion bring out the very worst in some residents. Jake Green, theprodigal son of the town's mayor, becomes a reluctant hero when a school bus crashes as a result of the explosion. Mayor Johnston Green is conflicted with the return of his estranged son,but is called to action when the town begins to riot. Johnston's wife, Gail, is the strong, savvy first lady of the town who runs interference between her husband and her favorite son. Attempting to usurp the mayor's power is Johnston's political adversary Gray Anderson, who is not above ...
Did You Know?
During the introduction, the Morse code spells out "Jericho Pilot". See more
Originally, Jericho is supposed to be in northwest Kansas approximately where Hill City is located in Graham County. When the mayor and other men are trying to decide who should go what direction to see what has happened elsewhere, a deputy is standing in front of a map on a wall. The map is a blow up of Ness County and Jericho is located where Ness City should be in southwest Kansas. To the north of Jericho there is a clear image of an airport symbol, it says "Ness City Municipal Airport" when it should be Jericho. See more
What about you Jake? Where've you been keeping yourself?
[leans towards her secretively
I've been playing minor league baseball.
Oh. Is that a fact?
All These Things That I've Done
by The Killers See more