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John from Cincinnati is a television drama that was broadcast on HBO, from the creator of another popular show, Deadwood. This show aired one season, comprised of ten episodes. This series centers around the story of the dysfunctional Yost family. The Yosts live in a small surfing city in Imperial Beach, California. The family consists of retired surfing legend, Mitch Yost, his wife Cissy, their heroin-addicted son Butchie, and Butchie's son, surfing prodigy, Shaun. Mitch runs a local surf shop, when John Monad mysteriously appears one day.

Strange things begin to happen to the Yosts and other community members who encounter John, including resurrection, levitation, and healing. The Yost family and their community are drawn together by the series of events that occur because of John.

1 Season, 10 Episodes
June 10, 2007
Science Fiction, Drama
Cast: Rebecca De Mornay, Greyson Fletcher, Willie Garson, Bruce Greenwood
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  • In the first-season finale, Butchie and Kai are greeted with a pleasant surprise; and Stinkweed's haphazard parade wends its way through Imperial Beach.

  • Mitch seeks helps south of the border; Cissy organizes a search party; Bill loses a trusted source of information; Palaka's gift ends up with an unintended recipient.

  • The locals in Imperial Beach worry about Shaun after a cryptic warning from John.

  • Linc's authority at Stinkweed is threatened; Ramon oversees a new construction project at the motel; Palaka receives medical attention from Dr. Smith.

  • Butchie sets up a mother-son reunion for Tina and Shaun, and Bill and Cissy revisit history with help from John.

  • Zippy issues Bill an unusual mandate; Shaun's porn-star mother lets the Yosts know she's back in town.

  • John has an encounter with some local thugs; Kai makes a connection with Butchie; Vietnam Joe introduces Dr. Smith to a new patient; Shaun's porn-star mother arrives in Imperial Beach.

  • Dr. Smith, the Yosts, their friends and the media try to make sense of a startling development regarding Shaun's condition at the hospital.

  • Mitch bans Shaun from a competition; Butchie takes John under his wing; Meyer orchestrates the sale of the Snug Harbor motel to an unhinged lottery winner; Cissy's shopping trip ends at the police station.

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