Eureka

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Eureka is a small town with a big secret: Under the radar, and off the map, it is a government-sponsored haven for the world's smartest people: a place where innovation and breakthrough invention is an everyday occurrence and anything is possible.
Starring
Colin FergusonSalli Richardson-WhitfieldJoe Morton
Genres
Science Fiction
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
EnglishEnglish [Audio Description]

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  1. 1. Phoenix Rising
    July 10 2007
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    A series of sudden deaths, in which the victims spontaneously combust, has the residents of Eureka entertaining all manner of bizarre theories.
  2. 2. Try, Try Again
    July 17 2007
    44min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    Curiosity just may kill the cat, when Fargo accidentally activates a code red device, generating a personal force field that grows at an alarming rate and threatens to engulf the entire Global Dynamics facility.
  3. 3. Unpredictable
    July 24 2007
    44min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    An isolated deep-freeze sets off a chain-reaction of freak climate changes in Eureka. As weather patterns worsen and hurricane conditions form, everyone must give their all in what becomes a perilous exercise in applied physics.
  4. 4. Games People Play
    July 31 2007
    43min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    After receiving a blow to the head, Carter appears to be living in a parallel universe; one in which the inhabitants of Eureka are disappearing one-by-one.
  5. 5. Duck, Duck Goose
    August 7 2007
    42min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    Space debris threatens Eureka's existence after it accumulates into a large cloud. Carter investigates in an effort to avert potential disaster.
  6. 6. Noche de Suenos
    August 15 2007
    43min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    A toxic waste spill appears to trigger an epidemic of shared dreaming in Eureka.
  7. 7. Family Reunion
    August 21 2007
    44min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    Fargo's grandfather wakes from a fifty-year cryogenic sleep with no recall of the events leading up to his mysterious disappearance all those years ago.
  8. 8. E=MC...
    August 29 2007
    44min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    An experiment that will recreate the first moments of the origins of the universe - the "big bang" - goes terribly awry leaving the fate of Eureka in the hands of an antisocial uber-genius.
  9. 9. Sight Unseen
    September 5 2007
    44min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    An abandoned research project on invisibility returns to haunt Eureka. Carter and Zoe become tangled in a web of strange occurrences that lead to Carter's disappearance and the possibility that he may never reappear.
  10. 10. God Is In The Details
    September 12 2007
    44min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    Sudden muteness, human bioluminescence and faucets running blood, cause many of Eureka's citizens to believe that a biblical plague may be upon them.
  11. 11. Maneater
    September 18 2007
    43min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    A prehistoric spore, that when inhaled renders men sexually irresistible, threatens to wreak havoc in Eureka.
  12. 12. All That Glitters
    September 25 2007
    44min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    Beverly Barlowe (Debrah Farentino) returns to town just as a parasitic bacterium threatens to destroy Eureka.
  13. 13. A Night At Global Dynamics
    October 2 2007
    43min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English, English [Audio Description]
    Global Dynamics is on biohazard alert after a flesh-eating bacterium permeates the facility.

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Season year
2007
Network
SciFi Channel
Content advisory
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4.8 out of 5 stars

1492 global ratings

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GabrielleReviewed in the United States on January 1, 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
One of the best original, different, engaging, surprising, enjoyable and amazing TV series made.
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One of the best original, different, engaging, surprising, enjoyable and amazing TV series made. So bummed it did not renew for more seasons. The extravagant set and lavishment in making this TV series was way too expensive to continue. Maybe they could make a movie out of it to tie up lose ends. Sure would beat out all the bad-underwritten and acted movies they put out today.
15 people found this helpful
JohnAroundTheCornerReviewsReviewed in the United States on August 10, 2014
5.0 out of 5 stars
Eureka: A science town full of genius scientists and one average sheriff
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Can you imagine a community where everyone is a genius? Eureka is a scientific town full of smart people. They don't need a Mensa club in their community because everytime two or more people see each other, the conversation is Mensa quality. Even the sheriff's daughter turns out to be a genius. Only the sheriff, hand-picked to go there, is average. The show is both mysterious and etherial. I'm sure I can come up with a few long words to describe it. Please give this show a chance, after a few episodes, you'll hook yourself.

The second season is just as good as the first, and all the characters have had their chances to grow. The sheriff is constantly trying to solve problems that seem to seek him out every day, while some of the scientists prove how little they sometimes know about interpersonal friendships, but we see them grow.

Time travel was a very interesting way to start Season Two. We jumped from the sheriff's daughter just starting high school in Season One to graduating from high school at the beginning of season two, quite a jump, but then things got out of control, and eventually, we find ourselves truly back where we should have been in time all along.

The directors are doing a wonderful job of letting us feel for the characters. They are fleshed out and are more than just cardboard cutouts.

What else can I say? I love this series, and highly recommend it to you, all five seasons.
12 people found this helpful
Robert S. WrightReviewed in the United States on May 8, 2015
5.0 out of 5 stars
Round two of a Classic
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I honestly think that if this show had been on the WB, we would still be watching it. Syfy may have a great name but they suck when it comes to supporting their hit shows. For whatever reason they get "alligator arms" when a show hits the fourth season and can't seem to reach deep enough into their pockets to find the necessary money to keep the show going. This show actually got a fifth season with 13 episodes, a testament to how good it really was. What makes this show so great is the unique concept of mixing high drama with science in a way that is both entertaining and funny. It has characters that you love and ones that you love to hate. Season 2 was definitely one of my favorites showcasing the rivalry between Jack and Stark. It was also the season they introduced Zane, one of their most iconic characters.
9 people found this helpful
KthrynReneeReviewed in the United States on February 18, 2014
5.0 out of 5 stars
Comedy & Science Fiction together - IT WORKS
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I already own all of the seasons on DVD, but I recently aquired a media player, so it's really convenient to watch the free episodes with my Amazon Prime membership.

I absolutely love this show. Most people don't think that science fiction can work together with comedy, but this show pulls it off seamlessly and wonderfully. Although this is a 'government' owned and ran town, it really focuses on the scientists, inventions, that usually have bugs to work out and affects the town in small and big ways. There is also scientific rilvaries between scientists which add to the reality of the show. Sheriff Jack Carter may not have a genius IQ, but he is usually the one who finds the clues using his investigative experience and expertise and works with the people at Global Dynamics to solve the mysteries more than intentional crimes. It's refreshing to watch a show with so much 'tech' and not much in the way of intentional violence with a lot of clever wit that gives way to a laughter during every episode.
6 people found this helpful
Just my opinionReviewed in the United States on August 3, 2016
5.0 out of 5 stars
Such a fun and unique show. Worth buying if it's not free on prime. I'm on my 3rd round.
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Extremely witty and fascinating. It's sad that it was cancelled due to lack of funds and not cost worthy according to their backers. If it had been on a major player, like HBO, Showtime or Cinemax, it could have gone on for years. Nobody wanted it cancelled, but it was too expensive to make. It shows.
12 people found this helpful
M. J. RothReviewed in the United States on April 27, 2008
5.0 out of 5 stars
A Great Sci-Fi Dramedy
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Many Sci-fi series have had a tradition of high action levels and/or intense moralizing. EUReKA softens the genre a bit without going wacky. Jack Carter, played by Colin Ferguson, is a normal, pizza-eating, baseball loving US Marshal who ends up becoming the sheriff of a present-day town of scientific geniuses hidden in the Pacific northwest. Jack learns to cope with a town full of Segways, Smart cars, and people who alter the space-time continuum, change the weather and return from cryostasis on a regular basis. He does this with a sense of humor and a big dose of scientifically unsophisticated common sense. The best humor - on a par with shows like Frasier - comes from Jack's efforts to fit in and the zingers and one-ups he constantly exchanges with MIT PhD and Nobel Laureate Nathan Stark, played by Ed Quinn. There are more serious elements in the ongoing story line - Jack's search for romance, an autistic savant child who becomes the subject of sinister scientific and military investigation, the challenge of raising Jack's teenage daughter as a single parent - but each episode plot is driven by a well-intentioned experiment-gone-wrong that threatens the town or the universe, and which requires not only a team of scientific geniuses but Jack to resolve. Colin Ferguson leads a great ensemble cast who generate this product so effortlessly that they seem to have been born for their roles.
8 people found this helpful
CharleneReviewed in the United States on August 15, 2012
5.0 out of 5 stars
Eureka Surprises
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This series has been most enjoyable. The only true fault lies not in the actors or writers but in the network executives who obviously choose to start changing directions and purposes after seasons two and three. Inteference from the network has made the series less than it could have been. Additionally, that interference has produced faulty charaterization within some of the many characters, especially Allison Blake; her emotionalism and changeable nature does not make her believeable as head of Global Dynamics. She is willing to sacrifice everything and everyone for the sake of keeping her son, Kevin, from returning to an autistic state. Would a man do that. Even Henry shows characteristics that are not compatible with a scientist.

Nonetheless, the actors have done a fine job, and the characters present interesting reactionsl. It is a funny series that presents enjoyment, except one thing. The children are rude to adults. Now, does this serve as a good example in today's society.
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on August 18, 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Absolutely lovely family movie!
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Truly a spectacular family show. A great, goofy introduction to STEM curiosity for kids, and an entertaining storyline for adults. I couldn't possibly love this show any more than I already do.
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