They recount how the bombs had destroyed almost all of the United States,
and the effects that the bombs had had on the city of Jericho. A new
commander comes to Jericho to take over and places Jake as the new Sheriff.
Mimi comes downstairs and finds a note and a rose. The note reads for her to
come out onto the porch. On the porch, she finds that Stanley had prepared
breakfast for her. Mimi wants to know what all this is. Stanley tells her
that this is a celebration of her first day on the job at Jennings and Raul.
Stanley and Mimi kiss. Stanley tells her that this is a big job for her.
Mimi lets him know what she will be doing in the office. Stanley and Mimi
realize that they are “boring.” They hear a noise and a helicopter lands in
front of their house. One of the President’s men tells Stanley that the
President will be announcing the Nation from his front porch.
Jake tells one of his men to get
the rest of the cars out of here. A Hummer arrives and Major Beck gets out.
Major Beck remarks, “Sheriff Greene.” Jake tells Major Beck that he has his
men directing traffic. Jake wonders what Major Beck needs him for and then
asks, “to keep an eye on him.” Major Beck tells Jake that the President will
be there in a couple of hours as he goes inside the building. Jake looks
around at the town before he goes inside also .
They show the Jericho
countryside. Hawkins and his friend goes over their plan for the day.
Hawkins questions him if he had the password yet. Hawkins figures out the
escape route and the diversion. Hawkins wishes that there was some other way
to do this without getting his friend burned. His friend tells him by this
time tomorrow he would be in Texas. Hawkins remarks or they would be dead.
Major Beck shows Jake the control
room which they called, “The White House on wheels.” One of the President’s
men comes in and notifies them that there has been a change of plans and the
President will be there in twenty-eight minutes. Major Beck tells parkins
that he wants him to be the eyes and ears outside. Darcy pays close
attention to everything that is said and done outside.
Darcy leaves the control center
and goes to Bailey’s tavern. She slides into the seat opposite Hawkins.
Darcy tells Hawkins that the President will be there in less than thirty
minutes. Hawkins assures her that they can handle that. Hawkins asks her if
she can get the password. Darcy replies that she doesn’t know. Hawkins comes
up with the plan that he needs to get his hands on one of the secret
services’ walkie talkies. Darcy assures him that she can do that.
Everything is being organized at
the Richmond farm. Stanley can’t believe how much he had let this place go.
Mimi discusses their bridal registry. Mimi leaves to make sure that they are
not scratching up the floors. Bonnie hits Stanley on the arm. She sign
languages for him to use his head.
Jake watches the computer screen.
Major Beck explains to Jake how the software works. Major Beck tells him to
watch it and let him know if there is anyone that he should be worried
Eric and Emily enter the Mayor’s
office. The Mayor asks Eric for him and Jake to join him to meet the
President. Emily shows the Mayor the new American history textbooks. The
Mayor looks at the history book. Emily asks how should they handle it. The
Mayor tells her that he doesn’t know. This annoys Emily. Eric points out
that this new government had first changed their flag and now their history.
Eric wonders what will be next.
Everyone is busy at work in the
control room as they await the President’s arrival. Jake looks at the screen
when he sees Emily’s pic comes up. She had been flagged. A reporter comes
up behind Jake. Jake looks around and asks if he can help him. The reporter
introduces himself as does Jake .Darcy sneaks into the control room. Darcy
slips one of the walkie talkies into her bag. Jake watches her as she leaves
the room. Jake grabs his coat and follows her out just as they get word that
the President arrives. Jake walks out into the street. The guardsmen hold
Jake back as the motorcade goes by.
Jake watches as the President
gets out of the car amidst the many secret service men. Everyone is glad to
see the President as he shakes hands with some of them and gives them a
smile. Darcy watches very carefully as she wonders through the crowd. Jake
watches her. Jake follows her as she goes into the tavern. Darcy meets up
with Hawkins and shows him that she had gotten the walkie talkie. Jake
hurries in and catches up with Hawkins. He grabs Hawkins by the arm and asks
him what is going on. One of the secret service men comes in and calls out
,”Jake Greene.” The secret service man asked if Jake had taken one of the
walkie talkies. He searches Jake and the reporter. Jake starts to leave, but
the secret service man tells him not to move. The secret service man
notifies his commander that Jake and the reporter are clean.
The President comes in and shakes
hands with the Mayor. The Mayor introduces him to Eric Green. The President
offers his condolences to Eric on the death of his father. The President
tells them that the whole country needed to hear how the city of Jericho had
been cut off from the rest of the world and how that they had managed to
stay alive. The President tells them about the Constitutional Convention and
how they could write the next chapter in American history. One of the women
comes in and announces, “Crash Condor.” Everyone scrambles to get the
President to safety. They announce that the “Condor” is secure. A man falls
to the floor as Hawkins walks off.
Darcy is in the control room and
pulls the walkie talkie out of her pocket and puts into her shoulder bag.
Major Beck comes in and tells Darcy to hold it a minute. Major Beck tells
her that he hadn’t meant to startle her, but they are in a “crash.” Darcy
asks what is a “crash.” Major Beck tells her that one of the walkie talkies
had disappeared and until it was secured, they were to remain where they
Hawkins is at the computer and he
downloads all the pics that is up on the screen. They show one of the secret
service men lying face down on the floor.
Everyone paces the floor in the
tavern The reporter urges jake to have a seat. Jake asks him what kind of
reporter is he. Jake finds out that no reporter is reporting the real news,
as he sits down on the stool. Jake confronts him about being a journalist
and not wanting to make waves. Jake finds out from the reporter that no one
is reporting the real news.
The Mayor asks Eric about his
Mother. Eric tells him that she is gone from the ranch. The Mayor assumes
that it couldn’t be easy for her to be around here anymore. Eric questions
the Mayor as to how anyone could be elected that no one had voted for.
Jake questions the reporter about
him being a real reporter. Jake asks him what is the real story. The
reporter tells him that there is plenty of theories out there. Jake and the
reporter come up with some “what if’s of their own.
Darcy holds her bag close to her
stomach as she watches Major Beck, pacing back and forth in the outside
Hawkins watches as the file is 55
Darcy holds her bag close to her
as she runs her fingers along the bottom part of the bag. One of the secret
service men catches her. He rushes to her side.
Hawkins still watches as the file
is 62 perent downloaded.
The secret service man asks to
search Darcy’s bag. Major Beck comes into the room and asks if that is
completely necessary. They all look at each other.
Hawkins continues to watch the
Darcy hands over her bag and the
man searches its contents. Major Beck just shakes his head.
Hawkins continues to watch the
As the secret service man
searches Darcy’s bag, Major Beck asks him so he had searched the complete
office. The secret service man finds the walkie talkie lying on the shelf
on top of some papers. He gets on the walkie talkie and tells everyone that
the radio is secure.
Eric comes into the bar and tells
Jake that the radio had been found in the Sheriff’s office. Jake comes to
the conclusion that the “crash” was on purpose, as he leaves the office.
Hawkins continues to watch the
download which is 95 percent complete. The download finally completes and
Hawkins takes the disc out of the laptop. He hurries up from the desk and
starts out the door when he hears someone coming in. He raises his gun and
hides behind the door. One of the secret service men comes in and finds
another secret service man lying on the floor. One of the soldiers runs out
of the office and down the stairs. Downstairs he meets up with Major Beck
and some of his men. Turning around, he knocks Jake to the floor. Two of
Major Beck’s men grabs him and takes him into custody. Major Beck and Jake
exchange looks just as Darcy walks in.
Hawkins is on the laptop. He gets
up just as Jake comes in. Jake confronts him about having a man in his
company, who had injured one of Jake’s deputies. Hawkins questions Jake as
to why he would think that he had a man planted within the organization.
Hawkins rushes over to the computer and then back over to Jake. He pushes
Jake and tells him to check his pockets. Jake finds a piece of paper in his
pants pocket. Jake pulls out the piece of paper. Hawkins grabs the paper
from him. Jake wants to know what is going on. Hawkins explains the
situation to Jake that if his man couldn’t get the password to him then he
could give it to Jake for Jake could be trusted. Hawkins explains how the
government had falsified the info that had been given to the American
people. Jake finds out that the bomb was a Soviet nuke. Hawkins needs to
get this info to the right people. Jake comes up with the idea of giving the
info to the reporter that he had met in the bar. Jake promises to keep
Hawkins insulated. Jake tells Hawkins to trust him as he leaves.
Jake meets with the reporter and
gives him the info. The reporter thinks that this is a lot of info to
publish just on pure faith. Jake wants to know that the reporter will follow
this through to the end. The reporter is skeptical which makes Jake more
than a little nervous. The reporter agrees to do as Jake asks. Jake and the
reporter shake hands on their mutual deal.
Stanley and Bonnie are busy
helping to get the ranch ready for the President’s visit. Stanley speaks to
Trish. Stanley asks Trish for a favor. Bonnie sign languages to Stanley that
this can wait and for him not to be annoying. Trish sign languages back to
her that they had to learn a sign language and she had picked sign language.
Stanley starts to explain, but Bonnie stops him. Bonnie goes on to sign
language that Stanley is getting married to Mimi. Trish asks Bonnie what is
Major Beck comes to the jail to
visit the prisoner. The prisoner looks straight ahead. Major Beck tells him
that this is probably his last chance to tell him what is going on. Major
Beck asks him who he is. The prisoner tells him that he is a dead man. Major
Beck calls for the lieutenant.
Jake meets up with Eric in the
street. They discuss going to hear the President’s speech. Jake tells Eric
that he will see him there. Jake hurries to see whose body is on the gurney
in a body bag. Jake sees that it is the body of the reporter.
The President makes his speech on
the steps of Stanely’s. He tells the people that he wants to honor the
fallen heroes of Jericho. The Honor Guard comes to attention.
Hawkins is once again on the
computer when Jake comes to visit him, making sure that he is not followed.
Jake tells him that it is over as he throws his badge onto the table. Jake
tells Hawkins that the reporter is dead.
While everyone looks on, the
Honor Guard folds up an American flag and gives it to the President. The
President presents it to the Mayor. The Honor Guard gives a gun salute.
Hawkins tells Jake that they had
killed the reporter. Hawkins tells Jake that the reporter had called the
paper and the call had been intercepted. Jake wants to have an autopsy done.
Hawkins explains that they will never see that body again.
The President continues his
Jake and Hawkins figure out what
they are going to do next. Hawkins asks Jake to not be his problem right
The President continues his
speech to the Jerichoans. The President tells them that Mayor Anderson will
represent them at the Constitutional Convention. The President concludes his
speech with God Bless the Allied States of America.
Jake waits when Major Beck and
his men bring the prisoner down the hall. Jake asks the Major where they
are taking him. Major Beck tells Jake that the prisoner is being moved. Jake
grabs the prisoner and pushes him up against the wall. The officers soon
gain control of the situation and takes the prisoner away.
One of the officer comes in to
Major Beck’s office and informs him that they had brought Parker back and he
was dead. Major Beck looks at the report and then gets on the phone.
They show the abandoned Army
vehicle. The door is open and the soldiers lay dead.
Eric comes into Mayor Anderson’s
office. Grey tells Eric that he wants to go to that convention. Grey shows
Eric a pic of his Dad’s, who had once hung in Eric’s Dad’s office. Mayor
Anderson asks Eric to be the acting Mayor in his absence.
Major Beck talks with the head of
the agency, who is after Hawkins. The head of the agency tells Major Beck
that he is sending him a private contractor, who will take care of the town
while Major Beck hunts the terrorist. Major Beck comes out of the office
just as Jake comes into the office . Major Beck fills Jake in on what had
happened with the soldiers and asks him if he had any ideas.
Mimi is busy cleaning up Bonnie
explains to Mimi what she had done in trying to find her family. They tells
Mimi that none of her family had been found. Mimi thanks Stanley. Mimi lets
them know that they are her family.
On a mountainside outside of
town, Hawkins meets up with his partner. They discuss their plans as
Hawkins’ partner leaves.
Jake comes home to Eric and
Emily. Jake gives Emily a kiss. Eric tells Jake that Grey had asked him to
be the acting Mayor in his place.
The men of Ravenwood arrive in
town and there to meet them is Major Beck. The leader of Ravenwood tells
Beck that he will take it from
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