- Episode Description
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.
- Cast & Crew
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Jericho emerges from the rain to find that their fears of nuclear fallout are not yet realized. They send out scouts in all four directions to find information and try to piece together what is going on.
The town receives a disturbing news broadcast while Jake makes a startling discovery outside town.
After the rain looking outside Jericho begins.
After the rain stops people have to get on with their lives.
- Trivia & Quotes
Gail: Where's Emily?
Jake: She's not going.
Gail: Good. You're not going alone are you?
Jake: Yeah, don't give me that look.
Gail: What look?
Jake: You know what look, that look.
Gail: Hey, I do this 72 hundred times, I've watched you drive away not knowing if you were coming home, I've earned a look.
Jake: I'm coming back.
Gray: The four horsemen of the apocalypse. Jake: Let's hope not.
Eric: Jake, what are you doing back? Cop: You should be in Wichita by now. Jake: Smokey hill bridge is blocked. (He unzips the bag he just set down on the table) Eric: What is that? Jake: It's a flight data recorder. (There is a red box inside the bag clearly labeled Flight Data Recorder) Cop: I thought they were supposed to be black?
Gail: You know I keep thinking about when we were kids and how they used to make us practice hiding under our desks in case of an atomic bomb. Johnston: Yeah and duck for cover. Gail: That's the first thing I thought of when I saw that mushroom cloud. Did they have enough time to hide under their desks? It's pretty stupid huh.
Stanley: Are you okay?
Mimi: Huh, if you call radiation poisoning 'okay.'
Stanley: Were you out in the rain, too?
Mimi: Heavens no! I touched a building when we came out of the shelter.
Mimi: Look, you can stop pretending.
Stanley: What do you mean?
Mimi: I audited your farm. Why do you care?
Stanley: Maybe I'm a nicer person than you.
Mimi: Right. Were you in the rain?
Stanley: Yeah, for about twenty minutes.
Mimi: Well, you look pretty good.
Stanley: Thanks. You know, I try to work out.
Stanley: Look, um, you know I think I got the worst of it, so as long as I'm okay, you should be fine.
Mimi: You're really sweet. And you still owe the IRS $180,000.
Stanley: Yeah, I know.
International Airdates: Australia: October 5 2006, Network Ten Denmark: October 17 2007, SBS Net Estonia: May 23 2007 Finland: September 5 2007 Germany: June 11 2007, Pro7 Hungary: December 24 2006 Mexico, October 9 2007 Netherlands: May 26 2008 United Kingdom: January 26 2007, Hallmark Slovenia: September 29 2008, Kanal A
"Once in a Lifetime" by Keith Urban
"Narcolepsy" by Third Eye Blind
"I Second That Emotion" by Smokey Robinson
"Fall On Me" by Dave Latham
Goof: When Hawkins puts on the yellow chemical suit, he wraps tape around his wrists and ankles. However, every time we see him in the suit after there is no tape anywhere.
The anchorman said: "So far, we knew...the following cities...Seattle, Atlanta, Dallas..." The simplified Chinese shown on TV is "blood flute" and "he".
Goof: The car that Jake is driving, when he finds the plane on the road, has no number plate.
Goof: After Johnston punches Gray and talks to him, he opens to the door to allow Gray out. When Gray is just about to walk out, you can see a shadow that isn't from Johnston. It looks like a shadow from the camera.
The episode title "Four Horsemen" refers to how the townspeople organize for 4 different teams to explore in all four directions outside of Jericho.
Stanley: They’ll be really sorry when my spider powers kick in. Stanley was in the radioactive rain for 20 minutes and is referring to the Spider-Man Marvel Comics. Peter Parker was bitten by a radioactive spider and that gave him superhero "spider powers".
Four Horsemen (of the apocalypse) are mentioned in the Bible in the Sixth Chapter of the Book of Revelations. The four horsemen are named Pestilence, War, Famine, and Death.