The Dead Zone: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Dead Zone: Season 1 (2002)




Critic Consensus: Bolstered by a riveting performance from Anthony Michael Hall and impressive visuals, The Dead Zone takes the premise of Stephen King's original story in an intelligent new direction.


The Dead Zone: Season 1 Photos

Tv Season Info

A Maine man uses his psychic powers to assist people in need in this paranormal series inspired by Stephen King's 1979 novel, which was also made into a theatrical film in 1983.


Nicole de Boer
as Sarah Bannerman
David Ogden Stiers
as Rev. Gene Purdy
Chris Bruno
as Sheriff Walt Bannerman
Kristen Dalton
as Dana Bright
Spencer Achtymichuk
as J.J. Bannerman
Cara Buono
as Anna Turner
Connor Price
as J.J. Bannerman
Kendal Cross
as Dana Bright
Emily Holmes
as Allison
Blu Mankuma
as Leading Citizen
Dominic Louis
as Johnny Bannerman
George Murdock
as Arthur (2002)
Julia Arkos
as Feather
Anna Hagan
as Vera Smith
Adam Beach
as Shaman
Boyan Vukelic
as Arthur (1945)
Kathryn Kirkpatrick
as Dep. Nancy Simmons
Michael Rogers
as Dep. Frank Dodd
Sean Patrick Flanery
as Greg Stillman
Bill Mondy
as Roscoe
Tim Henry
as Sheriff James Danforth
Elizabeth Ann Bennett
as Abigail (1945)/Abigail's Granddaughter
Sheila Moore
as Abigail (2002)
Lindsay Price
as Dr. Sharon Weizak
Rick Tae
as Dr. Tran
Benjamin Ratner
as Gabriel Barnes
Tom Butler
as Judge Wilson
View All

Critic Reviews for The Dead Zone: Season 1

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (6)

USA's "The Dead Zone" takes its concept and characters seriously, without any playful subtext or comic relief.

January 16, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Pilot is promising, laying the groundwork for what could be a worthy series.

January 16, 2020 | Full Review…

Pilot sets up the story with heartfelt moments of wistful longing and some intriguing special effects.

January 16, 2020 | Full Review…

I think the series has a lot of potential, with a strong cast, effective writing, and intriguing special effects sequences.

October 23, 2019 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

The Dead Zone isn't brain-dead TV. It's passable entertainment, as long as you don't expect any depth.

October 23, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The show's scariness seems forced.

January 16, 2020 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Dead Zone: Season 1

There are no audience reviews yet. Hurry, submit your review so you can be first!

Discussion Forum

Discuss The Dead Zone on our TV talk forum!

News & Features