10 Worst Episodes of Jericho

Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.

Written by Sophie and last updated on nov 10, 2022.

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Jericho - S1E3

#10 - Four Horsemen (Season 1 - Episode 3)

After seeing a broadcast via satellite from Asia, Jake gathers a group of people together for information gathering. After finding out that there is information out there, Jake suggests having four search parties to go out to get a better understanding what is going on outside of Jericho. The search parties set off in four different directions.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 249 votes.

Jericho - S1E9

#9 - Crossroads (Season 1 - Episode 9)


The residents of Jericho receive a visit from a group of questionable outsiders and they realize that they need to form a plan to keep the outsiders out. Emily has a dream about her wedding morning to Roger. She wakes up and realizes that he is probably dead.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 197 votes.

Jericho - S1E2

#8 - Fallout (Season 1 - Episode 2)

The fallout from the nuclear blast in Denver will hit Jericho in an hour and Jake has to get the residents inside. The official shelter is not adequate and Jake must find another shelter to protect them. Emily faces troubles of her own while being picked up by who she thinks are two officers.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 283 votes.

Jericho - S2E1

#7 - Reconstruction (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Following the battle of New Bern, Jericho begins the rebuilding process, while the Cheyenne government shows a particular interest in the town. While the dispute between Jericho and New Bern is being sorted out by the Cheyenne government, Heather returns. Meanwhile, an old friend of Rob comes to Jericho.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 176 votes.

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#6 - 9:02 (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Hawkins must step in when an argument between Jake and an adversary becomes heated. After an electromagnetic pulse leaves Jericho in the dark crime runs rampant. Later, Jake is held at gunpoint and is rescued.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 218 votes.

Jericho - S1E1

#5 - Pilot: The First Seventeen Hours (Season 1 - Episode 1)


After a nuclear disaster caused by several terrorist attacks wipes out most of North America, residents of a small Kansas town have to come to terms with a very different reality.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 380 votes.

Jericho - S1E17

#4 - One Man's Terrorist (Season 1 - Episode 17)

Roger gets desperate after Gray kicks the refugees out of Jericho. Dale and Skylar collect on some debts. Hawkins continues his quest to find Sarah's contacts. Meanwhile, Hawkins begins the process of finding who's coming after him.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 181 votes.

Jericho - S1E4

#3 - Walls of Jericho (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Jake finds a stranger who is sick with radiation poisoning and he must make a decision whether or not to help him. The hospitalโ€™s generator is running out of gas and the residents find that their supplies are also running low.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 241 votes.

Jericho - S1E12

#2 - The Day Before (Season 1 - Episode 12)

The lives of Jake and Hawkins are explored during this flashback episode. This episode begins 36 hours before the bombs went off. Sarah is introduced and is associated to Hawkins. Jake had been living in San Diego.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 199 votes.

Jericho - S1E7

#1 - Long Live the Mayor (Season 1 - Episode 7)


The slick gang leader Jonah bails Mitchell out of jail and agrees to give back the food that his bandits stole and agrees to keep out of Jericho. This plan strays off-course as Jonah negotiates new terms involving Jake and Emily.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 215 votes.

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