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Jeremiah is a U.S. science fiction drama telling the story of a group of people fighting to rebuild the world following a deadly virus that killed the majority of the world's population in the 2000s. The two seasons of the show are based on a Belgian comic book series called Jeremiah; apart from the names of some of the characters the plot and timeline of the TV series have been heavily altered from the comic. Jeremiah was adapted for the TV by veteran science fiction producer J. Michael Straczynski and stars Luke Perry as Jeremiah and Malcolm-Jamal Wanrer as Kurdy. The show ran for two seasons on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004 on the Showtime Network for a total of 35 episodes each of around 45 minutes in length.

Set in a future version of the U.S., Jeremiah tells the story of a world in which the majority of the adult population was killed by a virus known as the big D, which left most pre-pubescent children free from harm. Set 15 years after the virus has become dormant the show sees a lone figure known as Jeremiah searching for a safe haven known as the Valhalla Sector. In the opening episdoes of season one Jeremiah links up with another survivor of the virus called Kurdy who becomes Jeremiah's travelling companion. Directed by a dying person called Simon to a former NORAD building Jeremiah joins a group of people attempting to rebuild the Earth and establish a new civilization.

Various threats appear to Jeremiah and his group including an army headed by a man claiming be the prophet Daniel who leads his group of followers against Jeremiah and his group. A mysterious group from an area known as Thunder Mountain also regularly appear to cause trouble for Jeremiah and halt his attempts at rebuilding America. Completion of the second season saw the majority of plot points and stories completed to provide a difinitive ending to the show.

Fridays at 10:45 pm on Showtime
2 Seasons, 39 Episodes
March 3, 2002
Science Fiction, Fantasy
6.9/10
Cast: Luke Perry, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Peter Stebbings, Ingrid Kavelaars
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  • As the series comes to a close, Sims readies his forces for an assault on the alliance stronghold at Thunder Mountain. Meanwhile, Erin reveals her true feelings to a seemingly slumbering Markus - but as it turns out, he wasn't really asleep.

  • Mister Smith shows Jeremiah and Kurdy a refuge for children who will need protection from the wa

  • As Daniel's attack forces close in on Thunder Mountain, the alliance army prepares for a fight. But their valiant efforts are hampered by someone who's been tampering with their defense equipment. Can Lee Chen be trusted to get to the bottom of it?

  • While carrying out a mission to deliver radios to alliance towns, Jeremiah, Kurdy and Mister Smith uncover Daniel's subversive plot to build a tower that will block all alliance communications. Can they dismantle the tower without being detected?

  • Jeremiah has just cause to question his father's loyalty when he learns that Devon used to work with Frederick Monash, one of Daniel's former minions who has recently defected and is on his way to meet up with Rachel's underground operation.

  • Jeremiah is stuck in a virtual time warp when he's captured in a town that exists as if the Big Death had never occurred. Elsewhere, Kurdy is forced to reconcile with his past when he and Mister Smith are sent to investigate East Clifton.

  • Although the mysterious Mister Smith seems to be bound paralyzed forever he's still hoping for a miracle to occur. His friends in Thunder Mountain have got other worries. Markus has begun to set up an army that will be trained by Kurdy. Is there a battle about to happen soon?

  • With Libby's death fresh on his mind, Markus expands his search for Sims and rallies the alliance for an ambush against Daniel's attack force. Meanwhile, Mister Smith insists that God has spoken, but Erin doesn't like what she hears.

  • Upon learning from an unnamed source that the Thunder Mountain colony has been recruiting neighboring towns to join its alliance, an irate Daniel dispatches his attack force to discourage anyone from rising against him in rebellion.

  • After running unopposed, Jeremiah is elected the new town steward of Milhaven. But a member of Daniel's group -- a man who has been spreading rumors that Jeremiah took over the town by force -- will do anything to oust him out of office.

  • After hearing that the mysterious Mister Smith has been telling untruths about his origins, Kurdy decides to get to the bottom of where he came from. Meanwhile, Libby and Jeremiah do their best to help a family escape a forced labor camp.

  • As a nervous Jeremiah prepares to reunite with Devon, the father he once believed to be dead, he receives a fascinating letter that was written years ago explaining what happened to his parents on the day they disappeared.

  • Charged with the formidable task of keeping his splintering alliance together, Markus dispatches Kurdy and Mister Smith to rescue a critical mass of missing delegates. Meanwhile, Jeremiah convinces Markus to let Lee Chen remain with the group.

  • With tension mounting among their followers and the strength of the alliance hanging in the balance, Jeremiah, Kurdy and Markus launch an exhaustive search for any leaders who may have survived the Valhalla Sector attack.

  • Kurdy joins forces with Mister Smith (a mysterious man who claims to be God's messenger), Lee Chen and other members of the Thunder Mountain colony to rescue Jeremiah, Markus and Erin from imprisonment in the Valhalla Sector.

  • As Markus and Erin endure imprisonment at the hands of Valhalla Sector rulers, Jeremiah has finally located his long-lost father. But does Ezekiel's chilling prediction mean that disaster is lurking just around the corner?

  • In their mission to create a better world and forge stronger ties with other groups, Erin and Markus head to St. Louis for a big conference. Jeremiah goes to Millhaven, a place Ezekiel cautions him to avoid at all costs, and finds a guide there who can tell him all the answers he's longed to hear about his elusive father.

  • Jeremiah and Kurdy discover that Lee Chen is a traitor. When they find the missing page Lee stole from Simon's book, they search out the Brothers of the Apocalypse, who finally tell them the truth about the Big Death and the vital importance Thunder Mountain plays in the future of the world.

  • Markus' position as leader of Thunder Mountain is challenged by two suspicious brothers who feel threatened by the decision to introduce community leaders from the outside to the protected inner world of the mountain.

  • Kurdy helps the self-appointed guardian of a downtown library protect it from zealots who are convinced books are the root of evil, only to discover that the young man has never learned to read, a situation Kurdy is determined to remedy. Jeremiah goes on a deeply emotional journey of the heart, helping a wheelchair-bound woman cross a raging river to keep a promise by returning the ashes of her father to the shores of a small island where she was raised.

  • Jeremiah and Erin set out to help Erin's twin sister, Lauren, who has gotten herself mixed up with an abusive boyfriend, while Kurdy and Elizabeth challenge the ethical standards set forth by the leaders of a Black separatist group.

  • After winning a woman her freedom in a boxing match Jeremiah and Kurdy help her reunite with her estranged young daughter. Along the way they join forces in the search for a lost elephant and find themselves immersed in the world of the circus.

  • Markus wants to start making alliances with those who are able to oppose the encroaching forces coming out of Valhalla Sector. The valuable nuclear arsenal still held in the nearby town of Camden makes it a potential target. Markus offers help to re-build the town in order to make sure these weapons don't fall into the wrong hands.

  • Markus needs Jeremiah to make contact with the leader of an unnamed, well-organized group, who runs her operation much like an underground railroad for supplies and materials. Unknown to Jeremiah, this woman is someone with whom he has a history. Michelle came into Jeremiah's life when he was without hope and gave him the courage to go on with his mission. Now the tables are turned. Michelle's mission is now at risk and she needs Jeremiah to believe in her.

  • Jeremiah and Kurdy are sent to Clairfield to find Elizabeth, and a friend, who were captured by Theo's jocks. Meanwhile, investigations are under way to find a potential traitor who's been leaking information from Thunder Mountain.

  • Jeremiah and Kurdy set out to find a new community. Along the way they encounter a group of people on a pilgrimage, heading west to the ocean, where they believe a miracle will happen and a new hope will prevail. Befriending one of the women, Kurdy decides to stay with the group but has difficulty adhering to their vow of non-violence when he discovers that Jeremiah, and the group, are in sudden danger.

  • When their vehicle is carjacked, Jeremiah and Kurdy find themselves in an abandoned amusement park. There is a group of children who are convinced that Jeremiah is the chosen one, sent to thwart the killer who has been preying upon them.

  • Jeremiah goes on a mission to find a man working on a mysterious vaccine. The rescue of a young woman stirs deep memories in Kurdy, who goes on his own mission, to put together the broken pieces of his past.

  • Jeremiah and Kurdy are skeptical when they meet Dr. Reese, a fraud who grew up in the shadow of his father, a renowned surgeon. When Reese's bag of medical supplies is stolen, it becomes Jeremiah's mission to get it back to save the life of a pregnant woman.

  • Jeremiah and Kurdy find one of Simon's contacts who tells them about the Burners, an unknown group randomly torching whole towns. While investigating, Jeremiah meets Claire who desires to explore the rest of the world across the sea. In a blazing confrontation with the Burners, Jeremiah comes one step closer to his own dream, finding Valhalla Sector.

  • Jeremiah and Kurdy meet John, a man who lives his life as a comic book hero "Captain Iron." Elizabeth discovers that David Quijana has a secret, a "Typhoid Mary," living in their world and creating a danger that she could single-handedly bring back the Big Death.

  • Jeremiah and other loners join together in a quest; a friend gives Jeremiah a message.

  • Jeremiah and Kurdy uncover other tribes of young adults whose prolonged and unguided adolescence has divided them into distinct rival social groups. After realizing that his father may still be alive, Jeremiah is determined to bring some peace among these groups and find out who else has survived. (Part 2 of 2)

  • Jeremiah, a mysterious nomad searching for his missing father Devon and the fabled Valhalla Sector, has a brief yet mysterious encounter with Ezekiel, "The thunder will change you forever - but everyone you love will fall at the end of the world..." The suddenly vanishes before he can ask him any questions. He soon befriends Kurdy as he enters the outskirts of Clarefield, a small town governed by Theo who is searching for clues to the "the end of the world" a place of endless electricity and weaponry. However Theo soon suspects Jeremiah of hiding something and imprisons him. Whilst the pragmatic Kurdy formulates a plan to free Jeremiah. Simon, a fellow prisoner tells Jeremiah of thunder mountain, Cheyenne Mountain Military Complex, and that he was sent to investigate the possible return of the big death.

  • Jeremiah and Kurdy uncover other tribes of young adults whose prolonged and unguided adolescence has divided them into distinct rival social groups.

  • The wanderer Jeremiah comes to the market community Clairfield, looking to barter for supplies and maybe get a lead on the whereabouts of the Valhalla Sector. The place is run by the beautiful Theo, a woman obsessed with getting her hands on as much knowledge and technology as possible. When her guards discover a well-maintained, fueled car hidden nearby, she is sure the owner can lead her to the jackpot. Pity those who should get in the way.

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