Netflix Is Thinking About Reviving Jericho

The dead in the television world will never truly stay dead as long as Netflix is around. The on-demand video service has adopted a business strategy equivalent to dumpster diving, looking at shows that other networks have thrown away with the idea of reviving them. Arrested Development, due on Netflix next year, is the company's biggest reanimation, but it could soon be joined by Jericho.

WHAT? Jericho? You mean that CBS post-apocalyptic drama that was canceled and then resurrected after a fan campaign filled CBS headquarters with peanuts? Yep, that's the one.

TV Guide says Netflix is in preliminary discussions with CBS TV Studios to revive the project, and CBS is thinking about it. It's still way too early to start shouting "Nuts!" though. The right actors and producers have to be free, financial issues have to be sorted out, and both parties need to be in the mood to take a risk.

Jericho, about the aftermath of a nuclear attack on U.S. soil and starring Skeet Ulrich and Lennie James, debuted in 2006, was canceled after its first season. Then it was revived for a seven-episode second season in the summer of 2007, aired its second season in 2008, and was canceled the following March. The revival, while inspiring, was a flop, as the show's ratings were lower than before. There was also an attempt at a Jericho movie, but it never went beyond the development stage.

Okay, now someone say something about Firefly.


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Ok, I'll say something about Firefly. I hate it that both Firefly and Jericho were cancelled. Great shows, both of them. Something magical about them. Grrr. Just watching Jericho for the first time, and four shows away from The End. Grrr again.
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Plz bring Jericho back. It's a really good show . Love it.
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yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
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Nuts for jericho!
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If you do revive Jericho please put out the money to get as many of the original cast as possible. The story line left many openings and for the avid followers it would definately bring them back as steadfast watchers. Don't go cheap on this one.
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They have to bring this great show back! the Fans are deffo on the rise.
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Hello from Russia!In Russia, many fans of Jericho!And we all look forward to extension.It is possible?

P.S. : Fans of Jericho-Russia with you!
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I just finished watching the 29 episode series on Netflix, I really would like them the continue it. The story is good but it just started getting better.... bring it back for sure!
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This is a no-brainer Bring it Back because it never really ended! give it till a 22 episode season 2 and a season 3 then the plot would be at a point where it can be called quits for once and for all. at least give it a decent run!
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I just recently started watching Jerico on Netflix & really got into the show. I was so disappointed when it ended---there was so much more to tell in the story. I agree!!! BRING JERICO BACK!!



Also, would love to see Johnston return---wonderful character--great actor. He added a lot to the show!!
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Can't wait to see Jericho on Netflix!
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Don't think. Just do it.
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Can they do the same for Veronica Mars please?!?!?!?!?
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Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees !

and what about "Firefly", "Dollhouse", "Terminator", "Invasion" ?

Go Netflix !
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Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeessssss!!!!!!!!

And Firefly?

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeesssssssss!!!!!

I mean, I hope they come through with Jericho, and I more than agree with the same idea about Firefly. Just... you know... emotions... ;)
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I would LOVE to see this. loved this show.
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i hope it comes back, it only died because of the writers strike a few years ago :(

was a great show!
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I think the business strategy of Netflix has less to do with reviving shows than with talking about reviving shows so people talk about them and thus start watching. Free advertising. So as long as there's no green light I wouldn't get my hopes up about anything here.

After all there are a lot of given up franchises with lots of disappointed fans. Stargate or Trek for instance. Firefly would also get the buzz going.
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Netflix and CBS have been in talks since February.

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omg YES, Totally love this show and would love to see it again
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Something about The Sarah Connor Chronicles
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Why not their bringing Dallas back to TV this summer. Only thing scrap season 2 storyline and write off as a dream and bring Mayor Johnston back.
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Jericho?... Reanimated? Hell's yeah! I Loved that show!

Another great one - taken from us prematurely - that deserves a re-boot: Journeyman.
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Yes, "Journeyman" was definitely canceled too early. It would be nice to see it come back.
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I liked the first season. but stoped watching after 2 episodes in season 2, because they totally lost it.
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I don't mind, but jericho's season 2 sucked and I didn't like where the show went, for obvious reasons they had to rush it...if they re-imagine the series as a whole, with the same base...a couple of nukes went down on USA and it's now divided but why it happen and who did it ...it would be nice.



Still...if I had a say for reviving a show Jericho wouldn't be in my top 10. Because it got a ending...a crappy one but an ending at least. Firefly (L) ( yeah, it got an ending but still )



Wow, a lot of people mentioning John Doe...you know what, I was one of those persons, but I re watched not so long ago and honestly I don't know why I was so in love with that show. It was a nice show, it ended in a nice cliffhanger, but I couldn't stand the cast, aside from Purcell. The show was nice but it was too procedural for my taste.
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I know it was a long time ago but i want Dark Angel back!!!
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something about Firefly. I'm not holding my breath for that one.
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They couldent do it anyway since they ruined any chance of renewing the show after they killed of characters in serenity...
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Oh man, if this is true.. <3
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This would be AWESOME!! Loved that show!!
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Great plan. Go for it.
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Jericho was fantastic.
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Human Target and Firefly and Dollhouse and bunch of other shows that FOX cancelled
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FOX sucks when it comes to know which show are great and which sucks.
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Dont talk. Just do it.

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I want John Doe back, come on netflix, it was canceled only 9 years ago.
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I like the idea..
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Ohhh nice
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*mumblemumblemumble FIREFLY mumblemumblemumble heartless bastards! mumblemumblemumble Fox...*

oh, sorry, wrong forum...
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JERICHO!! Might be my all-time favorite show, when I'm bored and I want to watch something, but I don't have anything new, I watch Jericho. Hope they do it, and they do it well.



...I'm off to watch the old episodes =)
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Yes do it !!!!!!!!
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Make it happen!
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Jericho! your argument is invalid.
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This is a great tv show.I loved to watch Jericho.too many good tv shows are being drop
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If it happens it would be nice solely so fans can see the war between Texas and the new so called US that was about to occur. Heck, they could even pretend that second season finale didn't happen since they did have the alternate ending to season 2 in case season 3 was ever created.
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Ya, I always thought the alternate ending was better anyway.
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this is a great idea :D i loved that show
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I'd like to see them bring back "Reaper". At the very least, it would be nice to have a few more episodes just to see if Sam and Andi can get out of their deal with the devil. Bret Harrison is no longer working on "Breaking In" and Tyler Labine continues to sign on with shows that tank after a few episodes. Why not team Harrison and Labine up again for the one show that truly showcased their comedic talent? It frustrates me that this show never had a true conclusion.
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They should also bring back Chuck.
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to do what? Watch them in married bliss? That show was past its prime.
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John Doe, Firefly... And I really liked New Amsterdam! (I'll get my coat)
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Odyssey 5

John Doe

Nowhere Man remake
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I would love to see a revival of the following shows.



Star Trek Enterprise (read the post series novels and you will understand why)

Caprica (Died too soon)

Terra Nova (One season with a cliffhanger is NOT enough)

Sliders

Earth 2
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So many series to choose from, but Firefly comes to mind or what about

John Doe - In any form may it be series, film or even book.

SG Universe - or SG or SG Atlantis.

Sarah Connor Chronicle

Babylon 5 - a real ending, not the stressed one we got.

Human Target - God I loved Jackie Earle Haley as Guerrero.

Dark Angel - as John Doe it can be in any form just want to know what happened next.



Could continue with more.
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"God I loved Jackie Earle Haley as Guerrero"



^^This!
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Sarah Connor Chronicles anyone? - What a S2 cliffhanger

Firefly? - Do the fans really give a shit about continuity?

Caprica? - Had its faults but deserves a second chance

SG Universe? - I enjoyed SG1 and Atlantis but Universe was trying to be for grownups

Deadwood? - Even just that talked about movie to tie up loose ends.

Dollhouse? - Just expand on that final episode some.

Terriers?

Rubicon?



and just a couple well deserved dead and buried, for balance.

Heroes - excellent first series, then a great idea thoroughly ruined.

Terra Nova - ditto, except for the excellent first series part.
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how dare you compare jericho to firefly! i loved firefly!
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