posted on Oct, 27 2009 @ 01:53 PM
I know this show has been discussed before in early 2008, but I feel that it needs to be brought up again.
Just in case you're unfamiliar with Jericho, it lasted I think 2 seasons. It was abruptly cancelled. However, it had had apparently such a huge
following (despite what anyone else would say) that they had to come back and try to end the series with a 2-hour special. If it was such a low rated
show, why were they impelled so strongly that they needed to do something about it?
The main plot in the show was that a high ranking govt official had collected enough nuclear weapons to detonate them in cities throughout the US
because it wasn't getting to his governmental style fast enough. He figured he could do this and after the anarchy settled, he would take over and
run the country through a corporation.
They employed paramilitary groups in this show to help "community re-organize", shall I say. The US was soon divided into different controlled
It showed I believe very realistically what would happen between neighbors, towns and even the states.
I didn't think much of it when they cancelled except it was one of the very few shows I liked to watch so I was aggravated. But now, as the
government keeps taking over these large businesses, employing managerial style czars, and using paramilitary groups themselves to help with, let's
say, potential riot danger spots.
Lately, it's been so heavy on my mind I just had to bring it up. My memory lacks a lot when it comes to details, so can anyone else come up with
comparisons to our current government? Or show just how easy the whole bombing by alledged foreign terrorists could be done?
Apparently there's still some pushing to bring the show back as they plan on doing a movie of it and a comic book series. So, tell me why was the
show cancelled if it is still so popular today! I think the reported ratings were incorrect. What other cancelled show have they considered doing
Here's a Wikipedia Link
to read up on the show.