The Dead ZoneJuly 16, 2017 3:00 pm
What The Show’s About:
The Dead Zone is a 2002 USA Network sci-fi series starring Anthony Michael Hall (Sixteen Candles, Murder in the First) as Johnny Smith, a schoolteacher who becomes comatose after a car accident. When Johnny awakens six years later, he discovers he can see past, present, and future events when touching certain items or people. Johnny also finds out that his wife Sarah has given birth to their child but has married another man. With Sarah’s help along with a physical therapist, Johnny attempts to make sense of his new abilities while using them to help solve crimes.
A Stephen King novel adaptation, The Dead Zone was a widely popular, primetime television show, averaging 6.4 million viewers per episode during its first season. While a seventh season was expected, The Dead Zone was unfortunately canceled after Season Six, spurring many to hope for another network to pick the series up, though no such deal was ever made, and any hopes of a series revival have all but disappeared. Despite this, The Dead Zone made for great sci-fi TV, those who enjoy the genre along with crime dramas, should find worth the binge.
Available on TubiTV, Crackle, and Vudu
Time Commitment: 6 Seasons