The intercom announces, “Next Stop, Topeka!” as we move down
worded headline. But all of them tell us one thing... The
prodigal son. Jake is old movie handsome. A rogue.
Troubled. As he sips his whiskey, he looks sad and deep in
JOVIAL MAN (O.S.)
JOVIAL MAN (CONT’D)
early in the morning? Break-up?
Lay off? Titans fan?
(finds himself smiling)
No. I’m going back home for the
Is that bad?
No. The bad part is seeing my
father and brother.
(gestures like a boxer)
Dad will hit me with the 'you're a
disappointment' right, and Peter
will come in with the 'family
values' left. Good times.
Let me guess. You’re grandpa’sfavorite?
I don’t know. But he was my
Because I’m a drunk.
luggage carts. If we look closely, we see one of them load a
silver suitcase on the train.
You got jumper cables?
at the ticket. All yellow and faded. She’s confused.
I don’t know what to do with this.
What do you mean? Take his money.
You don’t understand. This man’s
had his car here for... 5 years.
crowded highway. A sign reads... Jericho 87 miles.
“Larry. Pensicola, Florida. Go.” Larry, “Hey, Bill. So,
Franken says, “The arrogance of this administration--”
Click. “... it’ll be cold tonight. Low in the mid 20’s.”
Company.” Our new title song.
Bad Company’s anthem, “Bad
Ahh. Much better.
countryside. Jake passes rivers, streams, bridges, farms.
Jericho may be isolated, but nobody can say that the ride to
it isn’t gorgeous. No traffic. Blues skies. Peace.
Come on, kids. Single file now.
(a fat girl trips)
Oh, dear. Are you okay, Hilda?
PETERSON, 17 and cheer-leader juicy, sits behind the cash
register. She text messages her boyfriend. “I miss you so
much. Can you come back this weekend?”
Jericho Episode #Pilot: The First 17 Hours (2006)
Synopsis: Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of the fictionalized post-apocalyptic town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of a limited nuclear attack on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States. The show was produced by CBS Paramount Network Television and Junction Entertainment, with executive producers Jon Turteltaub, Stephen Chbosky, and Carol Barbee, the show was broadcast in more than 30 countries.