SEASON 5 OVERVIEW

THIS SEASON ON THE DEAD ZONE

(SPOILER ALERT!)


The fifth season of The Dead Zone premieres Sunday, June 18 at 10/9C on USA Network. What's in store for Johnny Smith and the residents of Cleaves Mills? Here's an advanced look at each of this summer's 11 new episodes, along with a downloadable teaser script (.PDF format) that details the each show's opening scene.

FORBIDDEN FRUIT
Johnny tries to find a way to stop Miranda and Stillson's wedding from taking place, before it ends her life. Premieres Sunday, June 18.
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INDEPENDENCE DAY
Johnny is trapped in a repeating vision of a fatal multiple-car pile up, but every time he intervenes, the outcome worsens; pushing him to find the one and only solution to this complex real-life puzzle. Premieres Sunday, June 25.
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PANIC
Johnny, J.J., and a mysterious neighborhood teen are trapped inside the Smith home, under siege by a trio of ruthless killers. Desperate to avoid capture, Johnny leads his two young charges on evasive maneuvers, unwittingly uncovering a deep, dark family secret involving young Herb Smith and Johnny's grandfather, John. Premieres Sunday, July 2.
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ARTICLES OF FAITH
Johnny's investigation of an apparent hate crime leads to the arrest of the son of a former neo-Nazi. But Johnny's visions soon cast doubt on the young man's voluntary "confession." Why is the boy lying about a murder he apparently didn't commit? And who is the real villain? As it turns out, it's someone close to our Rev. Purdy, whose own conservative Christian values in this instance prove as dangerous as any neo-Nazi creed. Premieres Sunday, July 9.
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THE INSIDE MAN
When Johnny has a chance encounter with a thief about to join a crew headed into a violent robbery gone bad, Johnny subdues the guy and steps in to take his place. As Johnny is drawn deeper into the robbery scheme, he ultimately has to open a large, high-security vault, all the while protecting his true identity. In the end, maybe Johnny is forced to let the crew get away in order to keep innocent people from being hurt or killed. Premieres Sunday, July 16.
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LOTTO FEVER
Boyd is convinced that Johnny has ruined his life a chance encounter with Johnny caused him to play winning lotto numbers and now he's in debt, lost his job and his wife left him ... and a loan shark is about to do him harm. Boyd holds Johnny responsible and kidnaps him at gunpoint, but all Boyd wants is for Johnny to make it all right again. During a wacky night of driving around, Johnny is haunted by visions of someone killing Boyd, while Walt must try to figure out what's going on. Premieres Sunday, July 23.
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SYMMETRY
What happens when a psychic is attacked and his whole life flashes before his eyes? Would that also include the life of his attacker? And the life of the attacker's innocent victim? Premieres Sunday, July 30.
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VORTEX
Johnny's visions of a child being blown up leads him to a rural farm operated by an charismatic cult leader. In order to locate the child and stop the disaster, Johnny must enter the farm just as the FBI seals the property and a Waco-style confrontation ensues. He ultimately learns that landmines defend the perimeter of the farm, and the little girl is one of many that will die, if he can't find a way to change the future. Premieres Sunday, August 6.
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REVELATIONS
A mysterious woman comes to Cleaves Mills claiming she is Purdy's long lost daughter. Johnny has a vision of this woman bringing harm to Purdy, but Purdy doesn't act on Johnny's premonition. Johnny investigates the woman, only to find Purdy has a buried past. Premieres Sunday, August 13.
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INTO THE HEART OF DARKNESS
Johnny must rescue a newly pregnant Sarah from the Collector who has returned seeking revenge. Premieres Sunday, August 20.
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THE HUNTING PARTY
Johnny races to stop the assassination of the Vice President by a lone gunman, while trying to protect the guy who's being set up to take the fall. Stillson will play a central role, ultimately shooting and killing the lone assassin during a hunting trip with the big boys, taking a bullet and becoming a national hero overnight. Johnny is left with no evidence, but realizes that the master plan to place Stillson in the White House has begun. Premieres Sunday, August 27.
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