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Dead Zone, The
Maine. The story takes place in a small town in Maine. Walt is the sheriff of Penobscot County.
|The television show "The Dead Zone" is based on a book. Who wrote that book?||The Dead Zone
Stephen King . A movie based on this book was released in 1983. Christopher Walken played the part of Johnny Smith. Brooke Adams played the role of Sarah.
Johnny. Johnny realizes that he is the boy's father. Walt knows the truth, but young Johnny does not know.
|What was the name of the nurse's daughter that Johnny helped save in the first episode?||The Dead Zone
Maggie. 3-year-old Maggie was trapped in her bedroom with a fire raging around her. Because of Johnny's vision, she was rescued in time.
|Which former "M*A*S*H" star plays Johnny's late mother's priest?||The Dead Zone
David Ogden Stiers. He set up a trust fund for Johnny, but may not truly have his best interest in mind.
Bruce. Bruce is played by John L. Adams.
|Who did Johnny's fiancee marry while he was in a coma?||The Dead Zone
Sheriff Walt. Sarah met Walt at the hospital. Walt is played by Chris Bruno.
6 years. A near-fatal car accident left him in a coma for six years. When he woke up, he was able to see events before they happen
|Who was Johnny engaged to at the time of his accident?||The Dead Zone
Sarah. Sarah was a fellow teacher and a childhood friend.
school teacher . Johnny Smith was a science teacher at Cleaves Mills High School.
|Johnny is at a Greg Stillson rally. When he shakes hands with Stillson he has one of his most disturbing visions. What does he see?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
The Capital City in ruins. Johnny sees the Washington Monument covered in black soot and realizes that if Stillson gains enough power it may mean the end of the world.
|Johnny has a new job tutoring a local teen. When touching the boy one day Johnny has a vision of a local disaster. What does he see?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
A restaurant catches fire killing all within. Johnny has the terrifying vision of a the restaurant that the local graduating class is celebrating at catching fire and killing all who are inside. The father of the child Johnny tutors decides to move the party to his house just in case Johnny is right. Not all of the kids are saved and Johnny realizes that he cannot save everyone, no matter how hard he tries.
|Bruce and Johnny travel to rural Maine to work out in the mountains, when they stop at a gas station Johnny has a vision of a giant meteor crashing to the ground. What is special about this vision of the meteor?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
It is from the past. Johnny goes looking for where the meteor hits, but falls and hurts himself. He ends up in a cave that was once inhabited by a tribal Shaman. Johnny starts to communicate with the Shaman and helps him save the tribe from being wiped out.
|Dana is having dinner with Johnny to get information for a story about him. When Dana arrives she hands him a bottle of wine. Johnny has a vision of himself and Dana making love, but he's not about to tell her this. What does he tell her he saw?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
Frenchmen turning the bottle. Johnny tells he sees Frenchmen turning the bottle, "quarter turn, quarter turn". Little does he know that when his vision of he and Dana comes true he will have to share the bed with many of her acquaintances.
|Johnny and Bruce are traveling through the small town of Hobbs Landing and decide to stop for a bite, Johnny sits down and takes a sip of water that sends him into a vision, Johnny sees himself being executed by the townspeople for a crime he did not commit. What crime does Johnny end up being charged with?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
Practicing Witchcraft. Johnny is arrested on suspicion of a murder of a woman and her 8-year old daughter and the disappearance of her other daughter, but the only thing the police can find that they can charge him with is practicing witchcraft. The townspeople are about to burn him at the stake when the missing girl is found and tells the truth about how her mother murdered her sister then committed suicide. When her father found that this had happened he hid the girl not wanting the town to find out the truth.
|Johnny is a hostage in a bank robbery. At one point he touches the volume knob on the TV and sees a future report about a SWAT intervention that has gone terribly wrong and resulted in numerous casualties. Johnny warns the robber not to answer the phone as this is their go ahead signal. Where does the SWAT team try to enter the bank?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
Through the floor. The SWAT team vision is only one of several Johnny sees that day, each one worse than the next. Johnny has to find a way to get all of the hostages and himself out without any casualties to them or the people outside the bank.
|Johnny wakes up to the sound of Sarah calling him to breakfast. He goes downstairs to find that not only does his leg no longer hurt, but Little Johnny calls him "dad", he is married to Sarah and they have a 3-year old daughter named Miranda. What is this vision leading up to?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
An explosion at the mall. Johnny wakes up to life as it may have happened had he never had his accident. He goes through a very confusing maze of visions to find in the end that he is to save several men, women and children from an explosion that is going to happen in the mall.
|Johnny goes in search of a 16-year old runaway. They find her in a warehouse that is housing a drug lab. Before Walt and Johnny can catch her, she and her friends spill the drugs all over the floor. Johnny gets a face full of the drug and passes out. What is the mind altering drug that Johnny ingests, making him paranoid and distorting his visions?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
Special K. Johnny ingests Special K or ketamine a common pet tranquilizer that has mind altering affects. Even after the doctor tells Johnny that the drug may have a bad affect on his dead zone he goes looking for the girl.
|When Johnny awoke from his coma he was told that his mother died of a heart attack in her own bed while sleeping. Johnny starts having visions telling him otherwise. Where does Johnny see his mother's body in his visions?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
In the bathtub. Johnny starts having visions of his mother in the bathtub and there is blood everywhere. He then sees Reverend Purdy in one of these visions and his hands are covered in blood. After Johnny confronts Reverend Purdy he learns the truth, his mother committed suicide and Reverend Purdy covered it up to save her legacy.
|Johnny has been called to jury duty. He is watching over the trial of a young boy accused of shooting a convenience store clerk. When Johnny touches the gun used in the robbery of the store he has a startling vision. What does he see?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
The accused being murdered in jail. Carl Winters is accused of shooting a convenience store clerk. After Johnny picks up the gun and sees the vision of Carl being stabbed in prison he knows he has to find out the truth. Johnny slowly convinces the jurors one by one, until other evidence is found showing that the accused is not guilty.
|Bruce brings over a man who is to be Johnny's exercise partner, but the man needs help, he thinks he recently saw a woman he was in love with years ago. He wants Johnny to help him find her. Johnny touches the man and is taken to the Stage Door Cantina in 1945. What type of uniform does Johnny see himself wearing?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
Air Force. When Johnny touches the man he gets involved in a love triangle between Tommy, Artie (who are in the Air Force and will be shipped out shortly)and Abby. Abby and Artie are engaged, but Abby and Tommy are lustful for each other, after a night of love with Tommy Abby is pregnant, she breaks it off with Tommy knowing it will never work. Then breaks it off with Artie, not wanting to hurt him. In the end Johnny brings Artie and Abby back together and finds Tommy reminiscing in the park.
|After almost seven years away from his teaching position Johnny returns to his old high school as a substitute teacher. While watching the school's hockey team practice he gives a boy advice. The boy follows this advice and successful, falls on the ice. What does Johnny see as he helps him up?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
The boy's heart beating, from the inside. The boy is Todd Paley, who is headed to Princeton on a hockey scholarship. When Johnny touches him the first time he sees inside the boy's heart. He doesn't know what it means but asks the team doctor to check him out. The doctor gives him a clean bill of health. That night after the team wins the game Johnny touches Todd's hockey stick and sees Todd fall down on the ice, dead. During the next game Johnny is made coach after the coach is ejected from the game, Johnny immediately pulls Todd off the ice and the team loses. Later that night on the way home, Todd passes out in the car. Todd had a moderate cardiac arrhythmia which could have been fatal if it had happened while Todd was playing.
|Johnny and Walt are on the trail of a serial killer, when they get into the house of the killer, Walt asks Johnny to call for backup. When Johnny picks up the car radio he has a vision. What does he see?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
Walt being shot. Johnny sees the killers bloody boots coming down the stairs, the killer fires and Walt goes down. Johnny then sees Sarah in mourning. Then he flashes to a 'just married' sign. The last thing he sees is himself leading Johnny Jr. to Sarah who is holding a newborn baby in her arms.
|After Johnny wakes up from his coma he is startled by the intense visions he gets when he touches another person. What is the first vision Johnny has?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
His nurse's daughter caught in a fire. While a nurse gives him a sponge bath Johnny gets the horrifying vision of the nurse's daughter caught in a room that is engulfed in flames. Johnny tells the nurse who calls just to check, thus saving her daughter and the babysitter from a gas explosion in the house.
|The night of Johnny's accident, Johnny and Sarah visit a fair. What game does Johnny play before leaving the fair?||Inside Johnny's "Dead Zone"
Wheel of Fortune. At the fair Johnny notices that the teens playing at the Wheel of Fortune are losing badly, Johnny gets the urge to play and proceeds to have a winning streak that the owner of the game will remember for years.
Stephen King. Great book, which spawned a hit movie and now hit TV series.
|What American network was "The Dead Zone" originally done for?||"The Dead Zone"
UPN. UPN ended up passing and then USA came in and picked it up, which was a good thing.
Michael Piller and Shawn Piller. Michael Piller and his son Shawn really created a winner with "The Dead Zone".
Craig Silverstein. "Destiny" was the season finale and what a season finale it was.
Jon Cassar. Jon Cassar is a producer on "24" and is the head director since season 2.
Robert Lieberman. Robert Lieberman was the head director for season 1.