"Valley of the Shadow" was the fourteenth episode of The Dead Zone and the second season premier, airing on USA Network on 5 January 2003.
The episode is named for Psalm 23:4, which reads "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me." It also shares its title with episode 4x03 of the original Twilight Zone.
Johnny Smith continues to investigate Greg Stillson's connection with the coming apocalypse. Meanwhile, he and Walt investigate the kidnapping of the child of a tech executive.