Eureka (2006–2012)

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The best minds in the US are tucked away in a remote town where they build futuristic inventions for the government's benefit.

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 Jack Carter (77 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Allison Blake (77 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Jo Lupo / ... (77 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Douglas Fargo / ... (77 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Henry Deacon (76 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Vincent / ... (67 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Zoe Carter (50 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Zane Donovan (50 episodes, 2007-2012)
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 Nathan Stark (32 episodes, 2006-2012)
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With the help of Albert Einstein and other trusted advisors, President Harry S. Truman commissioned a top-secret residential development in a remote area of the Pacific Northwest, one that would serve to protect and nurture America's most valuable intellectual resources. There our nation's greatest thinkers, the über-geniuses working on the next era of scientific achievement, would be able to live and work in a supportive environment. The best architects and planners were commissioned to design a welcoming place for these superlative geniuses to reside, an area that would offer the best education for their children, the best healthcare, the best amenities and quality of life. A community was created to rival the most idyllic of America's small towns - with one major difference: this town would never appear on any maps. At least, none that haven't been classified "eyes only" by the Pentagon. Written by SyFy

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There was considerable actor crossover between "Warehouse 13" and "Eureka'. Not only did Allison Scagliotti appear on Eureka as her Warehouse 13 'Claudia Donovan' character but Neil Grayston appeared on Warehouse 13 as his Eureka "Douglas Fargo' character. In addition Erica Cerra (Eureka's Jo Lupo), Joe Morton (Eureka's Henry Deacon) and Niall Matter (Eureka's Zane Donovan) appeared on Warehouse 13 as other characters. Cerra and Matter were husband and wife con artists and Morton was a prison preacher. Likewise Saul Rubinek (Warehouse 13's "Artie") appeared on "Eureka" as Dr. Carl Carlson. See more »

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Henry Deacon: [to arguing Carter and Col. Briggs] I hate to interrupt, but we have bigger issues at hand. Time is unraveling. The laws of physics are breaking down. Correct me if I'm wrong but that's the kind of thing that's not gonna stop at the city limits, is it?
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One the most well-written shows in the history of sci-fi
19 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a science-fiction fan, long time lover of B-grade fun and a playwright who loves the idea of a small town with big secrets -- this is right up my alley. The characters either make or break a show like this, and in this case, the actors and their characters bring the entire story up. For example, the kid math-savant, a tough female DOD agent, Henry the quasi-mechanic, the tough deputy Lupo and an all-American US Marshall, who is the normal guy and now the Sheriff of Eureka. There are others of course and I am hoping the show hangs on long enough to develop a following. The setting is perfect. The writer's foreshadowing worked like a charm. Many things I assume will be happening. As I was watching, I kept saying, where's the villain?? And at the end of the first episode, a sweet villain was revealed, and in such a way -- you had to go --- Whoa -- very nice. The actor playing Jack Carter was perfectly chosen to act as us in this strange little story. Briefly, a small town hosts the world's most shining minds as they experiment and tinker with science and it's up to the normal people to keep the brains on the right path. I am so looking forward to the next installment. My hats off to the creative team -- this is just what I needed. Let's all hope we don't lose this show in the most important early stages. Ratings are King and just because it's good doesn't mean it will last. So fan boys gravitate to this show on Tuesdays on the best channel on the planet -- sci-fi!!

Addition: Just saw the sixth episode. This is a show that keeps topping itself, introducing new and deeper sub-plots and literally has a dream cast. You will fall in love with Eureka.

Here we are at the third season and it has only gotten better and better. This season everything's been kicked up a notch, I cannot believe the storyline of Nathan. I stand in awe of the writers, and as always one of the best TV casts in history.

Fourth Season opener: While most shows hit a slump in their 4th outing, Eureka raises the bar. The time-traveling theme reveals just how inspiring the creators, actors, crew and writers can be. I am so impressed. You will be too.


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