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(Left to proper) Lennie James, Erik Knudsen, Sprague Grayden, Ashley Scott and Skeet Ulrich star in “Jericho.”
The premise: After a mushroom cloud seems within the distance, the residents of Jericho, Kansas, be taught that 23 cities throughout the U.S. have been destroyed in nuclear bombings. They lose energy and the flexibility to speak with the skin world, bringing out the most effective and worst within the residents — together with prodigal son Jake Inexperienced (Skeet Ulrich, 51), who emerges as a frontrunner. CBS canceled the present after one season, however followers rallied and despatched 20 tons of peanuts to community HQ (a reference to one of many episodes), they usually responded by bringing it again for a second season.
How bleak is it?: Nuclear warfare is rarely enjoyable, however the present’s tone is mysterious and crowd-pleasing, just like Misplaced or Manifest — simply strive to not suppose too exhausting about all of the devastation exterior Jericho.
Watch it: Jericho, on Paramount+