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|The Dead Zone - The Complete Fourth Season|
Actors: Anthony Michael Hall, Chris Bruno, John L. Adams, Sean Patrick Flanery, David Ogden Stiers
Directors: James Head, Jefery Levy, Michael Robinson, Michael Robison, Mike Rohl
Genres: Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Television, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Lions Gate Home Ent. Release Date: 02/05/2008 Run time: 504 minutes Rating: Nr
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Darlene L. (Earthnut) from BETHANY, OK
Reviewed on 11/3/2011...
Fantastic Show. I have every season and wish there were more.
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Season 4 is short but the story advances
Mark Shields | Minneapolis, MN USA | 04/23/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Johnny Smith completely twists whatever you were expecting to happen in season four upside down. Christopher Wey, Johnny's counterpart in the post-armageddon world, brings Johnny face to face with his future self. He learns armageddon will still happen if he maintains his present course. Everything changes as a result. How so? You'll have to watch and see. Here's the rundown of the season:
EPISODE PREMIERE: June 12, 2005
Johnny (Anthony Michael Hall) fights to stop Rebecca (Sarah Wynter) from killing Greg Stillson (Sean Patrick Flanery), whom she believes is responsible for her sister's murder.
EPISODE PREMIERE: June 19, 2005
Johnny's (Anthony Michael Hall) visions of a young girl's abduction lead him on a life-and-death race to find "the collector" (Brian Markinson), a disturbed man who kidnaps and indoctrinates young women.
EPISODE PREMIERE: June 26, 2005
Johnny's (Anthony Michael Hall) ability to alter fate is put to the test when he meets a young woman (Jennifer Finnigan) with psychic abilities of her own.
DOUBLE VISIONEPISODE PREMIERE: June 26, 2005
EPISODE PREMIERE: July 10, 2005
Johnny (Anthony Michael Hall) becomes embroiled in a murder mystery as he searches for the missing daughter of a famous artist.
GRAINS OF SAND
EPISODE PREMIERE: July 30, 2005
Johnny (Anthony Michael Hall) faces a difficult decision after saving an infant from a dangerous ring of human traffickers.
EPISODE PREMIERE: August 7, 2005
When Johnny touches a former science student and sees Armageddon, he sets out to find how this student - now a gifted researcher for a biomedical company - could be working on something that's connected to a weapon. The truth puts Johnny and his prized prot?g? in the crossfire between Greg Stillson and destiny.
HEROES & DEMONS
EPISODE PREMIERE: June 17, 2005
An autistic boy seeks Johnny's (Anthony Michael Hall) help to save his father (David Neale), a tough cop awaiting execution for the murder of federal DEA agent.
EPISODE PREMIERE: August 21, 2005
Residents at a Cleaves Mills retirement community are dying at an unusual rate, and the old folks there speak in whispered tones about a Shadow Man that creeps the halls in the dead of night. It's a macabre tale that ultimately threatens to swallow Sarah's beloved father, Bruce, and possibly Johnny himself. Meanwhile, JJ manages to put aside his fears and preconceptions about the elderly and connect with his cantankerous old great grandfather by helping to unlock the little boy inside the old man.
THE LAST GOODBYE
EPISODE PREMIERE: July 24, 2005
Johnny goes on the road in search of a rock and roll legend - a man who has been dead for many years. His trail will lead him down a path where he becomes the rock star, and through his visions he will relive the last few days leading up to the rock star's mysterious disappearance.
EPISODE PREMIERE: August 14, 2005
Johnny visits a noted local psychiatrist to seek treatment for his persistent nightmares. After his first session on the couch triggers a cryptic vision of an impending homicide, he is thrust into an investigation that will not only reveal the murderer's identity, but will ultimately uncover a family secret buried in the deepest, darkest regions of his subconscious.
EPISODE PREMIERE: August 28, 2005
In a bizarre turn of events, Stillson (Sean Patrick Flanery) begs Johnny (Anthony Michael Hall) to help him investigate the disappearance of his girlfriend, Miranda (Laura Harris).
A VERY DEAD ZONE CHRISTMAS (not sure if this will accompany the season 4 DVD)
EPISODE PREMIERE: December 4, 2005
When female psychic Alex Sinclair (Jennifer Finnigan) pays Johnny (Anthony Michael Hall) a surprise Christmas visit, the two work together to solve the mystery of one very lost and confused Santa."
Dead Zone gasping for air
C. W. Smith | South Burlington, VT United States | 08/22/2006
(3 out of 5 stars)
"I'm not sure why only 3 episodes of this season were committed to the ongoing storyline of Greg Stillson (Sean Patrick Flannery), but that was a mistake. The remainder of the stories are pure escapism; entertaining, but no more so than any other TV show. The writers need to do a better job tying individual episodes to the real story.
One of the best reoccuring themes from seasons 2 and 3 was the appearance of Frank Whaley (futureman) and of Johny's future self. They ended this story with Johny's impromptu tossing of his cane into a river. In effect, the writers threw away a formula that was working in favor of a purely mediocre series of fill-in episodes.
The Dead Zone is nearing it's last gasp and there doesn't appear to be any sign of recovery. The introduction of some evil cabal behind Stillson and Rev Purdie only fuels the derailment. They need to go back to basics and focus on the true storyline of the Dead Zone without overly complicating it."
There still time
Trek9 | 07/17/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)
"I just started watching The Dead Zone on dvd because I don't have cable, I recently picked up all four seasons and watched them all in two weeks. While season four may not have been the best season it advances the mythology of the series, and ep. 11, the season finale was excellent. Anthony Michael Hall is excellent as Johnny Smith and he has great chemstry with his co-stars especially John Adams who plays his friend Bruce. I can't wait till I get season five. There has been rumours that season 5 will be the last season, I hope this is not true. Season four is definitely a must buy for DZ fans, the only problem is that season 4 does not have as many extras as the other seasons."