After a strange accident sidelines Eureka's sheriff, U.S. Marshal Jack Carter takes over the investigation into the mysterious phenomenon that led to the death of a resident.

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After a strange accident sidelines Eureka's sheriff, U.S. Marshal Jack Carter takes over the investigation into the mysterious phenomenon that led to the death of a resident.

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The Jeep where the Marshal is kept prisoner does not have a state license plate. The plate only reads "Eureka" other than the matriculation number. See more »

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When Jack and Zoe are traveling at the beginning of the episode there is a cage in the car between the front and back seat. However, at the end, when they are driving away, there is no cage. See more »

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Zoe Carter: And what if you don't make it back? I'll be stuck in here like those guys in a plane who had to eat each other!
Marshal Jack Carter: You're right.
Zoe Carter: I know!
Marshal Jack Carter: Here. Here's some ketchup. Start at your feet, work your way up.
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References The Fugitive (1993) See more »

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Eureka On My Mind Reprise
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Composed by Mark Mothersbaugh
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Eureka is a great discovery!
10 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While watching pilots of new series, I tend to notice that writers try and cram everything into a single episode, which is why pilots are slated for an hour. Because there is a lot of exposition to discover every time a series is introduced, sometimes the story and the back story suffer in order to get everything out that you want to. Eureka has solved this, with a 2-hour pilot episode. While focusing in on the main characters and developing them for our benefit so we, as an audience can actually care about them, they also give us new snippets of information each week, or each time we see the supporting cast (Henry, Jo, Fargo), giving us something fun to watch. The writers also are keeping dark secrets about "Section 5", revealing more and more about the dark underbelly of the government research projects that the taxpayers are forking out for.

Also, the dialog is uniquely crisp. You have the tech-savvy world residents of this fictitious town and the real-world law enforcement officer forced to reside among them. What could have become your usual one-trick pony, has actually become a very well written show, with likable characters that you actually care about. It's too early to tell, but I would have to say Eureka is a hit in the making.


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