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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Small town. Big secret. (Season 1) See more »

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Eureka! We've found a new hit show!
24 July 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

LOL. I know. The title of this post is too cliché, but I couldn't resist. In any case, I found the pilot of "Eureka" to be totally refreshing. The makers of the show took issues and aspects of long standing science fiction, added a new twist and location, and a ton of humour, creating in the process a fun new show that both amuses and mystifies.

Personally, I enjoyed seeing science fiction elements that have been proved interesting, stimulating, and well liked in the past. Throughout it all, while not too much language was used that I consider far above my own understanding, it still gave me the impression of "Hmmm... They know what they are talking about. Maybe some of this really is possible." I love that about television shows.

Leaving behind the sci fi subject matter, I was also impressed with the acting within and writing of the show. The pilot showed a serious side, with veins of humour throughout. The acting showed great compatibility and believability of the characters. I found myself liking some characters and getting annoyed at others. I love being drawn into a show like that.

Although some things can be considered predictable, and indeed I guessed a number of things before they happened or were revealed, I was still held in suspense and laughing from beginning to end. I can't wait to see more, and I totally recommend this show to everyone I come across. I think you all will enjoy it just as much as I did.


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