Saturday, October 13, 2007

JERICHO – THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON

A riveting post apocalyptic soap opera set in tiny Jericho, Kansas in the aftermath of a series of nuclear attacks by terrorists, JERICHO (2006-07) unfairly suffered in the ratings due to a crappy timeslot opposite AMERICAN IDOL. But if you missed it on television, as I did (ummm… I wasn’t watching IDOL, I just missed it), you now have a chance to catch up with one of last season’s finest dramas on DVD.

With a talented cast led by Skeet Ulrich (SCREAM) and Gerald McRaney (SIMON & SIMON), taut, emotional scripts and gritty, suspenseful direction, this underrated series is addictive and rewarding.

Paramount’s DVD set includes all 22 episodes of the first series in anamorphic widescreen and Dolby 5.1. Surround Sound. Extras include a "Making Of" doc, a "What If" featurette, many deleted scenes, and several episode commentaries by cast and crew.

Highly recommended.

BUY: Jericho - The First Season