Red Flag

Season 1, Ep 10, Aired 11/22/06
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  • Episode Description
  • Supplies are dropped by air into Jericho and the Green's and Hawkins think that they know where they came from. Jonah Prowse returns to Jericho causing even more trouble.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ashley Scott

    Emily Sullivan

  • Brad Beyer

    Stanley Richmond

  • Gerald McRaney

    Johnston Green

  • Kenneth Mitchell

    Eric Green

  • Lennie James

    Robert Hawkins

  • Fan Reviews (23)
  • Very nice. This episode was thrilling.

    By chippu, Jul 17, 2008

  • The first planes in months appear over Jericho, dropping supply pallets near the city. The mayor doesn't know if they can trust them, though, and everyone is scrambling for a piece. Eric and April try to figure out where they stand, too.

    By binary_spider, May 09, 2008

  • Jericho gets the help it needs

    By sosoCraig, Jan 05, 2008

  • Jericho receives aid from the air.

    By expatriot, Oct 10, 2007

  • Review

    By cavanagh15, Sep 03, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (23)

    • Eric: A bad marriage doesn't get better because you add a kid. Johnston: No, no it doesn't but you're gonna have to stop thinking about yourself first. You give up that right when you bring a child into this world.

    • (Jake starts to unwrap a crate) Stanley: Whoa. You think that’s safe? Jake: You wanna do it? Stanley: Okay, I’ll shut up.

    • Gray: We got no power, no phones, no gas. May not be the third world, but we’re getting there.

    • Gail: This is nothing like what we went through. Johnston: I seem to recall when my mother thought your name was ‘the other woman’. And I ignored her, just the way Eric’s ignoring us. Now, if this is so different, I’m not seeing it.

    • Johnston: You sit this one out, Gray. I’ll have Jonah to worry about. I don’t need somebody shooting me in the back.

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    Notes (3)

    • International Airdates: - Denmark: November 28, 2007 on SBS Net - The Netherlands: June 23, 2008 on Veronica

    • The featured song "World" by Five for Fighting was also made into a music video consisting of scenes from the first half of the season to promote the CBS show.

    • Featured Music:
      "World" by Five for Fighting

    Trivia (7)

    • Goof: The parachute used for carrying the generator is too small for the generator's weight. With that parachute the generator would have fallen down with high speed and become unusable.

    • Goof: When Eric is told that April is pregnant, the grandfather clock in the background shows the time 09:02. In episode 6 an EMP fries all electronics at 09:02 therefore all electric clocks would show this time. However, the grandfather clock is a wind-up, and would not be affected by the EMP.

    • Jake identified the aircraft as MiG-19s and Antonovs. He was correct in saying that they were '70s-era Russian aircraft. However, the fighters were of a pure-delta planform, unlike actual MiG-19s. Those fighters are most likely (considering the time when Jericho was made) to have been J-10s. At that time the only plane in the Chinese Air Force that had both delta wing and air refueling capacity were J-10s (to escort transport planes). All the MiG-19/J-6 (Chinese) were not in PLAAF inventory (as of 2006), and it also had a very short range. The transport aircraft were more likely the Chinese version of C-130 Hercules (which are called Y-8). Considering the plotline and Jake's comment, it is more likely he meant the Chinese version of Il-76, which are Ilushin not Antonovs.

    • Nitpick: Jericho is supposedly located near I-70. Surely there would have been other planes heard or seen before the airdrop, seeing as pilots regularly follow Interstate highways as navigational aids. This would be even more likely with only limited air traffic control still functioning.

    • Robert Hawkins believes that the writing on the packages are in the language of Mandarin. He does not recognize the writing on some of the food packaging.

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    Allusions (3)

    • Episode Title: Red Flag A red flag is an internationally known symbol for "blood of angry workers." Alternate meaning: The Chinese flag is red which is more likely the reason for the title as the parcels were seemingly dropped by the Chinese.

    • Stanley has Tang and mixes it with tequila. Tang is an orange-colored, sugared, fruit-flavored, uncarbonated soft drink from America, manufactured by General Foods Corporation in 1957 and first marketed (in powdered form) in 1959.

    • Mimi: It is like Filene’s Basement out here.
      Filene's Basement of Boston -- first opened in 1908 -- is the country's oldest and most renowned off-price store. There is usually a large gathering at the store with people sometimes going through items like a yard sale during major discount days at the store.

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