Since The CW is currently airing Jericho on Sundays at 7/6c, Blackjack Fairgrounds has decided to do a series of reviews/musings of the episodes. This edition has "Reviews/Musings for Episodes 17-22".
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Episode 1.17 - One Man’s Terrorist
With no end in sight to the long, hard winter that Jericho has been experiencing, Gray (Michael Gaston) determines that the refugees have become a problem, taking valuable supplies that the citizens of Jericho need. Roger (Christopher Wiehl) goes off the deep end trying to remedy the situation and Jake (Skeet Ulrich) ends up acting as a hostage negotiator when Roger holds Gray captive. Christine Moore directed the episode written by Stephen Chbosky & Mike Ostrowski. (Summary from The CW website.)
Review by Angela of Popsyndicate.
Character recap by Lana of Tublar.
Episode 1.18 – A.K.A.
Faced with the possibility that Hawkins (Lennie James) is a terrorist, Jake (Skeet Ulrich) confronts Hawkins at gunpoint about the attacks and we learn Hawkins' true back story. Gail (Pamela Reed) and Johnston (Gerald McRaney) both try to come to terms with April's (Darby Stanchfield) death in their own ways. Sandy Bookstaver directed the episode written by Robbie Thompson. (Summary from The CW website.)
Review by Stephen of Mania.
Episode 1.19 – Casus Belli
When Eric (Kenneth Mitchell) doesn't return from New Bern with the other men, Jake (Skeet Ulrich) senses something is wrong and uncovers what their neighbors secretly have in store for the citizens of Jericho. Steven DePaul directed the episode written by Karen Hall. (Summary from The CW website.)
Review by Paul of TV Squad.
Episode 1.20 – One If By Land
The tension between Jericho and the neighboring town of New Bern escalates when several people are shot and injured while trying to steal from Jericho's salt mine. Seith Mann directed the episode written by Joy Gregory. (Summary from The CW website.)
Review by Erika on Remote Access.
Episode 1.21 – Coalition of the Willing
When the town of New Bern begins bombing the streets of Jericho with mortars, Mayor Gray Anderson (Michael Gaston) is faced with the decision to fight their formidable opponents or surrender in order to save lives. Guy Bee directed the episode written by Frank Military and Josh Schaer. (Summary from The CW website.)
Review by Jason of IGN.
Character Recap by Lana of Tublar.
Episode 1.22 – Why We Fight
Johnston (Gerald McRaney) leads a heavily outnumbered army of citizens from Jericho into battle against New Bern, where one of Jericho’s own will be lost during this fight for survival. Sanford Bookstaver directed the episode written by Carol Barbee and Jonathan E. Steinberg. (Summary from The CW website.)
Review by Mel from Buddy TV.
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