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A U.S. Marshall becomes the sheriff of a remote cozy little Northwestern town of Eureka where the best minds in the US have secretly been tucked away to build futuristic inventions for the government which often go disastrously wrong.
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Series cast summary:
...  Jack Carter 77 episodes, 2006-2012
...  Allison Blake 77 episodes, 2006-2012
...  Jo Lupo 77 episodes, 2006-2012
...  Douglas Fargo / ... 77 episodes, 2006-2012
...  Henry Deacon 76 episodes, 2006-2012
...  Vincent / ... 67 episodes, 2006-2012
...  Zoe Carter 50 episodes, 2006-2012
...  Zane Donovan 50 episodes, 2007-2012
...  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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In season 2, episode13, Taggert says "You want every single second", while thinking they are going into a hoard of zombies in the morgue. Matt Frewer, the actor that plays Taggert, starred in the 2004 remake of Dawn of the Dead, where he utters his dying words, "You want every single second." See more »

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Several shots have shown a Home Hardware franchise next to Cafe Diem. Home Hardware have no stores outside Canada. See more »

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Nathan Stark: Good job, Carter... Wow, that didn't even leave a bad taste in my mouth.
Marshall Jack Carter: Wait for it.
Nathan Stark: ...Oh, there it is!
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Eureka! We've found a new hit show!
24 July 2006 | by 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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