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Jericho

Post by NunoCalheiros » Fri Feb 06, 2009 3:11 pm

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The storyline centers on the residents of Jericho, a small, rural Kansas town, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the United States. The series begins with a visible nuclear detonation of unknown origin in nearby Denver, Colorado, Problems are compounded by a loss of power and modern communications, effectively isolating Jericho. Later, power is restored to Jericho by what is alluded to as the efforts of the U.S. government. However, an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) from an unknown source disables all electronics.
While the first few episodes are centered around restoring life after the attacks, about halfway through the season some of the citizens meet with citizens of a nearby town, New Bern. At first, relations are established, resulting in a trade of windmills (for power) built in New Bern's factory for supplies: food from Jericho's farms and salt from its mine (neither of which New Bern could supply on its own). However, relations sour as New Bern scapegoats Jericho for its problems and the mayor eventually declares war, leading to the season's climactic end.
Several themes regularly addressed in the show included the gathering of information, community identity, public order, limited resources, the value of family, hardships of fatherhood, and internal and external threats. The show also features several mysteries involving the backgrounds of major characters, the perpetrators of the attack, and the extent of damage to the United States and its government.
The pivotal character in this story is Jake Green, the 32-year-old son of Mayor Johnston Green. Jake Green fled the town of Jericho five years earlier when he became mixed up with the wrong people and was involved in questionable activity. Jake briefly returns home to claim his inheritance before being stranded by the catastrophe. After a somewhat awkward return home and a tense reunion with his father, Jake steps up to become a leader in Jericho, fighting to protect the town and its citizens. As the people of Jericho struggle to survive in a changed world, most remain unaware that one of the newest residents, Robert Hawkins, knows a lot more about the attacks than he is letting on.
A Lusomundo deverá lançar a 1ª temporada no Verão.

Foi adiada a edição de Dexter.
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Re: Jericho

Post by gonca26 » Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:29 pm

Vai haver edição portuguesa de Dexter?

Só falta 30 Rock.

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Re: Jericho

Post by NunoCalheiros » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:45 am

gonca26 wrote:Vai haver edição portuguesa de Dexter?

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Vai. Será lançada em 2009.
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Re: Jericho

Post by mega- » Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:55 pm

NunoCalheiros wrote:
gonca26 wrote:Vai haver edição portuguesa de Dexter?

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Vai. Será lançada em 2009.
Já não era sem tempo...
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