Johnny, the small boy who skated at breakneck speed into an accident that for one horrifying moment plunged him into... The Dead Zone. Johnny Smith, the small-town schoolteacher who spun the wheel of fortune and won a trip into… The Dead Zone. John Smith, who awakened from a seemingly interminable coma with an accursed power: the power to see the future and the terrible fate awaiting mankind in... The Dead Zone.