Jaime Paglia – Executive Producer & Writer of “Eureka”

I caught up with Jaime Paglia in the only place possible in Los Angeles … from his car.

The husband and father of two spoke with me about his other love, “Eureka.” The Sci-Fi hit has become a centerpiece for the SCI FI channel. While Paglia navigated the unmoving streets of L.A. we spoke about the show, the strike and I even quizzed him a little to see if he is the all-knowing, all-powerful mind of everything “Eureka.”

For those that aren’t fans of “Eureka” yet, what’s the show about and how do they get caught up?

It’s small town, big secret. To me it’s a blend of “Northern Exposure” with a little bit of “X-Files” or “Twin Peaks” tossed in. A small town sheriff is in charge of a town that looks normal, but it’s a secret government think tank founded back in 1950 by Albert Einstein and President Truman. [The sheriff’s] goal is to keep a lid on Pandora’s eccentric box.
Seasons 1 & 2 are available on DVD and you can download them on iTunes as well. We’ve been popular on there, which has been a nice discovery.

Your titles … Executive Producer, Creator, Writer … is there one you like better than the others?

I think writer is the most important of the titles. And it’s been fortunate enough to co-create something that has grown into a living, breathing thing that a lot of people make happen every week.
But my personal investment is always as a writer first, just to tell stories.

With your role, is there such a thing as a typical day?

Not really. Before production starts there’s a lot more time for breaking down stories, looking at the season as a whole and what we want to have happen with our characters. We try to approach every story from a character angle first. The science fiction aspect is kind of the toy box we get to play in. Like … do we want to break up Jo and Zane. And we kind of plan those out, then look at individual episodes. So if Jo is pushing Zane away, can someone reverse their own magnetic polarity? And now metal is being forced away from them. Once production starts and we’re in the thick of it … now I am writing and rewriting scenes the night before they film.

What was the writer’s strike like for you?

Clearly it was something everybody wanted to avoid. My staff and other producers were very involved, in leadership capacities as well. My executive producers formed a web site Whywewrite.com. I was organizing with Joss Whedon and Rob Kutner national strikes to broaden the awareness. It was necessary and ultimately the outcome made it worthwhile but it came at a great cost.

Hanging out with Joss Whedon, was there ever a time you talked shop?

During the strike? Not at all. Pencils down, means pencils down. There was this expectation from the studios that we were going to continue working. We said, “Yeah, we are really not going to write during the strike.” It came at a rough point for us with the show. When we came back we really had to play catch up.

Colin Ferguson just owns the role as Sheriff Jack Carter, but was anyone else considered?

There were a number of people considered because of the publicity angle of wanting to stunt cast it. The truth is, I saw Colin on day two of casting. My partner, Andy Cosby was in Vancouver scouting locations and I called him and said you got to see this guy. And we really went to the mat that Colin was the person to get the role. We owe a lot to our casting directors for all the actors involved.

So, fans are pretty much saying, “Eight episodes and then a break? What the hell?”

Yeah, this would be a result of the strike. The network was very adamant about wanting to air in our normal summer time slot. For us to get back in to production for July would be to air eight episodes because we knew we would run out of material and have to shut down.

Now, when they air it was going to be 13, but because of the economy GE has made cut backs on all their shows, so we were originally going to do 13, then they ordered 21 and then we ended up settling on 18. So the back ten episodes, we’re finishing now. We are shooting number 16 now and will wrap production on 18 in the third week of January.
So at this point, they could air anytime in the Spring or Summer of 2009.

One of my friends wanted me to ask this one … where’s Kevin (the Autistic son of Allison Blake)?

It’s one of those things that you have all the best intentions, then the realities of production come into play. I always intended for Kevin to be more prominent in the show and sort of this oracle. But it’s very challenging to shoot child actors. Not just from a performance stand point, but from a production stand point. And we had nine main characters we were trying to service, so something had to give.

Let’s see how well you know your own creation, here’s some trivia questions about “Eureka.”

I’m sure there are things I don’t know.

What animal does Taggart heal at the beginning of primal?
That would be … lo-jack.

Who nearly hits Taggart’s flock of geese on science fair day on “Duck, Duck, Goose”?
That would be Carter, but Sara was driving. That was the one where Sara was finally able to get out of the house for a while.

What lab animals get loose in a lab experiment during “Sight Unseen”?
Lab rats.
You’re going with rats?
Oh, OK, mice.
How many?
Um, I want to say … eight.
18, but you were close.

Quick Questions with Jaime Paglia

Breakfast this morning?
I haven’t

Last album?
Radiohead

Favorite recent movie?
Bolt (he has two kids)

Favorite sports team?
Lakers and Dodgers

Favorite piece of fruit?
Blueberries

Favorite place in the world?
Cambridge, Mass.

Weakness?
So many … Insecurity

Favorite Drink?
Gin and tonic

Superpower?
Teleportation

Favorite childhood toy?
Big wheel

Last vacation?
Ojai, Calif.

What’s in your pockets?
Not a single thing, but normally lip balm, so now my lips feel chapped.

Who would you be for 24 hours?
David E. Kelly (writer + Michelle Pfieffer)

Who plays for a private concert?
Paul Simon

Favorite charity?
P.S. Arts

44 Comments

  1. Jacquelyn says:

    So what about the fourth season then? If your main time slot is in July then how are you going to air the end of the 3rd season as teh fourth is supposed to start??

  2. Jaime Paglia says:

    Hey, Jacquelyn. Very good question. The airdate hasn’t been officially announced by the network yet. All I can promise is that there will be another ten episodes coming sometime this year. Whether that’s called Season 3.5 or Season 4 is beyond my control. But believe me, it’s something we’ve been talking about.

    Best,

    J.

  3. gmknobl says:

    Thanks for the update. Please, please, get Eureka back on then put out a regular show, regular schedule (21 eps or whatever is considered full now) and keep it regular. Another skip in time like these first two and you’ll have lost your audience for sure.

    My wife doesn’t like sci-fi as a rule but loves Eureka because of your irreverent take on everything. And it’s not hard sci-fi which helps (her). You know half of everything you put in the characters’ mouths is gobbledygook and the point is made time and time again that you know it’s such. That’s fun. You don’t take yourself too seriously. And the product placement is done with such chagrin (knudge knudge – here comes the product placement – wink wink) that we can enjoy that too. Your take on the underarm deodorant (what was the brand ;) was classic!

    Good on ya and give us as many episodes as possible.

  4. gmknobl says:

    Oh, and one more thing… guest star Wil Wheaton!

  5. Jaime Paglia says:

    Believe me, I’d love to be able to guarantee you 21 eps next season, uninterrupted. The split season model is becoming more popular with networks and studios. The good news is our audience grew by double-digits this season, giving us the highest ratings since the series premiere. Hopefully, you guys will return for the next 10 episodes. We’d like to keep doing this for a while. It’s great fun.

    Thanks for the note,

    J.

  6. Scott 'OZZ' Blair says:

    I’m so glad that I found this interview as I was starting to get worried that Eureka was going to be yet another Sci-Fi bungling casualty.

    Absolutely love the show Jaime. My wife and I spread praises every chance we get and now there is quite the following in ‘our circles’. I’m also glad that you gave a shout out to the casting directors because I feel the cast is just phenomenal in their respective roles.

    I’m not quite as concerned as others with the scheduling (episode count, breaks, whatnot) just as long as we will continue to have Eureka to watch. My question is how long do you envision the series lasting? Do you have a specific end in mind that you want to reach or will it continue on until the execs decide to pull the plug? Also, can you estimate the minimum number of seasons you will get to complete as of right now (just a guess ;) )?

    Again, keep up the good work and thank you for providing us with some quality entertainment!!!

  7. brian says:

    “our audience grew by double-digits this season”

    so, like 10 or 20 more people are watching eureka this year? doesn’t take much to affect those ratings, i guess.

    jaime (since i can apparently communicate to you directly through this site), you’re doing an amazing job with the show. jen and i have seen every episode and are looking forward to next season. hopefully we’ll find out where alison’s kid went. maybe he got eaten by the artifact…

  8. Andy says:

    I really love the show, and have watched all three (well 2.5) seasons to date. We’re all obviously suffering Eureka withdrawal, so anything you can do to get us our next fix would be appreciated.
    I am a scientist, and one of the things I love about the show is the mix of hard science and sit-com, intelligent humour that gets people thinking. I don’t know how hard it is to maintain such high standards, but I hope you can keep this show going for many more seasons to come (>100 episodes!). Many thanks for what we have already received, but it’s not enough. We need more!

  9. Mark says:

    Wow.. This is the first relief about Eureka! I have been a fan since the first episode and promote it every chance I get! Hell I even used that deodorant! Keep up the good work! I hardly watch TV but I never miss Eureka! Sci-Fi are you paying attention to your fans? Without us you are no where!
    Why has the Eureka Unscripted site stopped stone cold? This site gave insight into what went into creating the show and just added another dimension to enjoying it!

  10. Morgan says:

    I have to agree with most on this board, I also fell in love with Eureka. When it first came out I was getting a sleep study done and she was putting the EKG probes as well as the rest of the stuff, the trailer for the show pops up (since I was watching Sci-fi on the television) and we were both taken away anxiously waiting for it to be airing soon. Eventually I got to see it and ever since that show has been a joy to come home to. Eureka withdrawal was hard over this winter.

    As an electrical engineer I really enjoy geeking out over most of the topics on the show, not to mention the intrigue and character development, please keep up the good work.

    I just hope that Eureka will be back on the air soon, with some fresh ideas in this time/new year.

    PS. did anyone know that in Australia they are actually going to build a “Eureka” with their R&D?

  11. wynterborne says:

    When will Eureka be back on sci fi someone told me the 9th on Jan. but i still havent seen it yet please help me.

  12. Jaime Paglia says:

    Holy crap, what a nice response from everyone. Seriously, we’d be nowhere without you, so thanks so much for watching the show. I’m currently in Vancouver, B.C. prepping my finale, which begins shooting Monday. As I’m in the middle of polishing the draft for the table read today, I’ll try to answer most of your queries in brief.

    Scott, I hope it runs a long time. We had originally planned an arc to cover five seasons, but with any luck, we’ll go beyond that. So far, we’ve been Sci Fi’s top scripted original show since we premiered and our audience is growing. No official word on a pick-up for Season Four, but all signs are good.

    Brian, double-digits would be percentage of total audience growth, smart-ass. Hope you and Jen are well and we get to see you next time I’m in town.

    Andy, we really try hard to be accurate with the science while allowing for the fun of the fiction. I won’t lie, it kills us sometimes, but we know it’s important. We have an excellent rocket scientist science advisor at JPL named Kevin Grazier who helps keep us honest.

    Mark, sorry the Eureka Unscripted site went dark. We’ve just been too buried trying to write the show, and the person who was managing the site became unavailable. I’ll try to post an update on it soon. Probably after we wrap at the end of the month.

    Morgan, glad we could help you sleep! Seriously, thrilled you enjoy the show. We really enjoy making it. And about the Australia thing: yeah, I do know, and included a reference to it in the season finale. Which I now have to go back to writing.

    Thanks everyone again for your support. We have the best fans anywhere.

    Signing off for now. Gotta actually do my job so you have more episodes to watch. Hopefully no later than this summer.

    Best,

    J.

  13. Pandapadawan says:

    I love the show, been watching since day one. Keep up the great work.

  14. MaryM says:

    I want to tell you I really love this show! I have gotten completely hooked, especially this year. I glanced at it in previous years, but this season is the one that really drew me in. Thanks so much.

    I did want to ask, what kind of research and reading you do to help write the show? One of my areas of interest is the history of the Manhattan Project, particularly at Los Alamos. There are little but significant things I see when I watch the show that seem to reference things that happened in the growth of that community, too. (Things like conflicts in the school system between the scientist’s kids and the kids of the service staff). Great job! (‘Inventing Los Alamos, The Growth of an Atomic Community’ by John Hunner is a great read for some of the social stuff, btw).

    Very much looking forward to seeing more Eureka!

  15. Joelle says:

    Oh Thank God!!! My husband and I have been nervously checking out the SciFi website in hopes that we would find information about new episodes. We just discovered Eureka this past summer when there was a marathon on SciFi and we had to run out and buy the first two seasons so we could catch up. We love Eureka so much, we’ve even managed to get my brother and sister-in-law hooked. I am curious though, when will we get to see this last season on DVD? Keep up the great work and thanks for all you do to bring us such an awesome show!

  16. Elizabeth says:

    Jaime, this show is wonderful and my whole family really enjoys it. My three year old sings (trys :)) the theme when she wants to watch an episode. She also enjoys the CD. I was wondering is there were any plans on the actors doing more commintary for the season 3 DVD. I really enjoyed listening to the 1st seasons, but the second season was a little dry. It was nice to hear about what went on behind the pen, but I really liked Colin’s insight. You guys have created a wonderful show that the whole family can watch.
    I was wondering, when does Fargo get a girlfriend?

  17. Connie says:

    So glad to finally know that Eureka will be back on some time this year. My husband and I love this show. It is funny and good clean fun. I am the sci-fi fan but my husband started watching it and keeps asking me when it is coming back on. Very happy to hear there will be more to watch. Thanks to the actors that make the show. I love watching them all and see each one develop their characters as the series progresses.

  18. Jorge Luevanos says:

    Jaime,
    thanks for all of the input. I started watching Eureka on the 12th episode and had my fill during a Eureka Marathon. You have created a show that is humorous, a love story, and scientific all at once. I was hooked and have watched all of the shows now ,,, a couple of times. you guys had a lot of us wondering if the show was returning. I figured SciFi would be letting the fans know that Eureka would still be around Hopefully, the show will be around for many years to come. … thanks for the info. if you are ever in Denver.. look me up.. i will make you the best Mexican food for you in gratitude for the good news you just gave us..

  19. Susan says:

    Jaime — like everyone else, I’m a HUGE fan of Eureka. I got my husband hooked, as well. I’m pretty sure it was the “tongue in cheek” approach you take for the show. It is just a blast to watch.

    Why haven’t repeats been scheduled during the break? Maybe a “start from the beginning” all-day marathon? It would get everybody caught up on who the characters are, the premise of the show, etc., and warm them up for the start of the new season. I have looked and looked for the scheduled repeats, but strangely enough, none are to be had. Every other show on SciFi repeats and repeats. But not Eureka. Is there a reason for this?

  20. David says:

    I like Eureka and its fun take on science. I’m sure there are plenty of “blooper” files, as well. I like trying to follow along with how “real” the show seems, yet get a laugh at some of the funky stuff. We already have a ‘holodeck’ (Trek) with Wii, so why not some of the fun science concepts of your show. Just a matter of time. Keep up the good work!

  21. Jason Officer says:

    Jamie,

    My brother and I love your show and it is the only show that we watch as a family. We have both Season 1 and 2 on DVD and season 3.1 on our TiVO which we refuse to delete due to withdraw. We love the science and comedy behind the show. We have been upset by some of our shows that were awesome get canceled *cough* Jericho *cough*. We are hoping that Eureka does not fall down that path. Keep up the good work and we wish that a town just like this actually existed.

    From loyal fans
    Jason and Stefan

    PS My brother wants Stark to come back.

  22. David Smith says:

    Hello Jamie just to say what an appsolutly fantastic show me & my Mum are very big fans, we were sad to see it had stopped half way through season 3 but I can understand the reasons, I now know it will be back on soon so please keep up the exellant work with your small town that has a big secret & give the whole cast & crew a big round of applause for all there hard work & dedication from all your fans in the UK

    Best of luck & hope Eureka goes on for a long time.

    Many thanks Jamie
    From David William Smith UK

  23. Stephen H says:

    Great show.. Just read this blog and I can’t wait for it to return.

    It has just the right proportions of comedy, “action” and character development..

    I just wish Eureka was a real city.. I’d move there in a heartbeat.

    Stephen

  24. Susie says:

    This is a great show and I’m so excited it is coming back eventually. I can’t wait to see the dynamics between the characters in the new season. By the way, this is probably a bit of a throwback, but whatever happened to Spencer?
    Best,
    Susie

  25. Debbie says:

    It will be interesting to see if the audience increase actually holds up if and when the show ever airs again. If the writers taught the viewing public anything by striking, it’s that we can live just fine without their product. They thought that they were sticking it to “the man”, but they were really sticking it to their customers. It’s a shame, because Eureka was one of the best shows on television. Here’s hoping that the writers didn’t kill it permanently.

  26. Scrimshaw says:

    Yo, Debbie–

    You get that Jaime Paglia was one of those writers, right? And that without the writers, Eureka wouldn’t exist? And they weren’t “sticking it to their customers” they were standing up for their creative and financial rights. The television CDs sell for twenty dollars or more and pre-strike the writers (the ones who actually CREATED the show) would get 4 cents of that. They were asking for 6 cents and the studios REFUSED to give in.

  27. Debbie says:

    Scrimshaw:

    Yes, I get it. Sure, they’re standing up for their rights. But, at what ultimate cost? Teaching your customers to live without your product is not a smart way to get your way with the people that you work for. Many people think this show was canceled, because it just disappeared. In the long run, everybody loses. People don’t know the show still exists, so they’re not looking for it to come back. So, they don’t watch it. That means the show gets canceled for real, the writers don’t get paid, and we don’t get to see their excellent work. And that’s what I mean by “sticking it to their customers”.

    I hope that they have a MASSIVE advertising budget, to get the word out that the show didn’t get canceled. Otherwise, with or without writers, Eureka won’t exist.

  28. Mickey says:

    I just found this site and I love all the information on it. One of the best shows on the air. Hope this turns out like Stargate SG1 and reaches 10 seasons.

  29. Scrimshaw says:

    Eureka is the most popular series in the history of SciFi and the number one show for its time slot. I’m sure it’s advertising budget is just fine.

    And just so everyone knows, Jaime Paglia proudly marched with his writers and showed solidarity during the strike. He considers himself a writer before a producer, so if you’re really a fan of HIS show and he was 100% behind the strike, maybe you should wonder if you actually know what you’re talking about before you grumble.

  30. Henry says:

    Hey Jaime, great show! I gotta say, though, that I didn’t pay much attention to it until I saw it up on Hulu (as I don’t have SciFi and don’t watch much TV) but I am very much hooked! Granted not all the episodes are up but I’ll take what I can get, so please don’t neglect us online watchers when the time comes to decide whether to keep it going or remove it entirely.

    Out of curiosity, how long does it take to film a single episode?

    Keep up the great work!

  31. Wendy W says:

    Finally…Information!! Hooray! Love the show, support the writers! Will continue to wait patiently for the triumphant return! This show has so much to offer, intellect humor, mystery, etc. Not much of a question just want to thank you for such a great program for the whole family, and to applaud your being true to yourself and your proffesion! One more thing…I noticed near the top a comment requesting a guest appearance by Wil Wheaton, there was not an answer to this comment, however I feel this would wonderful, Would a petition help? I can get started right away!! (big smiles) Lemme know….
    Much love and Respect, Wendy

  32. nightdragon62 says:

    Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

    I appreciate the update. Needless to say after the way The Dresden Files was cancelled, I was worried I would lose my favorite scifi series. I love the show. I did not discover it until season 2 but I made up for lost time quickly and have both seasons on DVD. I’ve also made the sacrifice of passing them around to friends to corrupt them into a Eureka state of mind. (Yes, that plot was a success!)

    I wish you and the show continued good luck and I will be rooting for you.

  33. Nigel says:

    Hi Jaime,

    Been a fan since the first episode, have season 1 on dvd and planning to get 2 & 3 (when available) on dvd. Show has just the right balance in everything i love :).Fantastic show. Keep it going strong. Look forward to the upcoming season (even though its months away :(..)

    greetings and take care
    Nigel from Sydney :)

  34. Laurie Taylor says:

    Hello,

    I just want to say how much I enjoy Eureka. I don’t watch much tv, but I do enjoy watching Eureka. It is a good mix of light hearted humor and drama. Keep up the good work.

  35. Ronald McCallister says:

    Jaime Paglia, thanks for the show Eureka. I’v read over 3 thousand books on Science Fiction in my 56 years. I have been a Computer Network Systems Engineer and troubleshooter for 37 of those years and I thoroughly enjoy the show. I was afraid that it may have been canceled. If you need help with the Eureka Unscripted site, I would like to volunteer since I have found that the show is not only fun to watch but on a higher side of human behavior, entertainment at its best. Thanks for producing such a show. I hope that the seasons continue for at least 10 years.

    Ronald McCallister, CEO
    Small Business Solutions(TM)
    McCallister Company, Inc.
    Tacoma, WA

    253-536-3133 ext 11 Office
    ronald@nwisp.net

  36. Devorah says:

    Just found Eureka after a friend recommended it. I had watched before in the middle of the second season but was lost…so I downloaded all three seasons on iTunes and started watching from the beginning (very necessary to know what is going on). LOVE IT. Can’t wait for the rest of the third season to come out…keep this show on the air…it is fun, refreshing and imaginative.

    I am so tired of the perpetual crime/cop/lawyer shows that are constantly showing violence, hate and crime.

    Thanks again.

  37. Stoker says:

    Killer Show!!! Can’t Wait For The Rest!!

  38. Jaime Paglia says:

    Wow. I just have to say, we are unbelievably lucky to have all of you watching. The first half of Season Three was the highest rated since the series premiered and it’s only because of all of you. Thanks so much for taking the time to send in your comments. My sister, Morrow McLaughlin, who is a much more imaginative writer than I (and regular contributor to thescorecardreview), just kicked me in the ass to stop working and read what you’ve all been saying. I know we’ve been off the radar for a bit, but we’re putting the finishing touches on the back 10 episodes and things are gearing up for the launch of Season 3.5. I’m going to make a concerted effort to get eurekaunscripted.com up and running again with regular updates. We’re going to be back at the San Diego Comic Con with our annual panel and screening. And we’re moving to a new night. Starting July 10th we will be airing on Friday nights at 9 p.m. Tell all your friends.

    To respond to a few of the questions and comments:

    Yes, Los Alamos has been a reference for us.

    Fargo will get a girlfriend very soon (and it’s long overdue).

    I’m sorry that the strike upset some of our fans, but it was necessary, or future writers wouldn’t be able to be able to continue doing what we do (and you know it’s true…everything we do…we do it for you). Seriously, it wasn’t about sticking it to the man. But there are pivotal moments when you have to stand up for what is right and fair or everyone who follows will bear the burden. I was proud to be a small part of that. I hope you keep watching.

    I love good Mexican food. Especially when it’s free.

    I wish they’d re-run our episodes more frequently, too, but they want to keep the franchise fresh. I’ll keep fighting for more.

    You’ll be seeing more of us on Hulu and iTunes once we’re back up and running.

    It takes seven days to shoot an episode, which is insane given all of the elements we have in our show (most network shows are eight days or more). Without our producer Robert Petrovicz and his amazing crew in Vancouver, we’d be lost.

    Season 3 DVDs are coming out in mid-to-late June before we premiere Season 3.5. And we’re doing many more commentaries and behind the scenes extras for you this time.

    Okay, that’s it for now. Again, thanks for writing. And watching. Mostly watching.

    I kid. I do that.

    Onward,

    J.

  39. Teri says:

    Jaime and Team,

    just watched the pilot – at Hulu [go Hulu!] – and I find myself totally stumped as to why I originally dismissed the show. My roommate just said the same thing, which is why I’m now watching.

    That was one of the best pilots that I’ve ever watched. Hopefully, I’ll be able to catch up fully before the new season premieres.

    Really, *really* well done; excellent character balance between “normal” and amusingly quirky; great cinematography and restrained use of vfx, solid production values, and just a wee bit of menace. Looking forward to devouring the rest of Season One.

    Best,

    Teri

  40. borobabe says:

    Hi My husband is the big sci-fi manic and hi is the one that originally started to watch it recently . At the moment we are recording it daily and watching early series, not sure which. Then we record the newer series again don’t know which one… We are in the uk so find it hard knowing where we are.Like a few of the people above I(not being into sci-fi AT ALL)watch this with my husband and love the blend of intelligence, humour and weirdness. We have even got our eldest daughter(23) hooked on it. It won’t belong before we have caught up with everything and are already looking forward to what you have planned for the future.

    Thanks Again

    Borobabe

  41. Scott says:

    I love this show. One thing I would like to add is that this show has done a great job of combining so many different types of characters and types of stories that is hard to find something about it that someone wouldn’t like. You have the Sci-fi of it all that appeals to Sci-fi fans (I am one). The show has comedy that anyone looking for a laugh should watch. The show has investigation (one reason I watch the show). I’m a huge fan of investigation and puzzles and I love to try to solve the mysteries with or before Carter does. The show also has the romantic elements that appeal to the romantic types (love triangles, unrequited love, teen love, computer affection). Also, there is the unique family aspect that is shown in many ways. You have Carter with his daughter (something I can relate to being a single father of a daughter myself), Allison as a single mom (technically twice), Fargo and his car (I had to laugh at that one). There seems to be some aspect of everything in this show and I love that about it.

  42. J Killian says:

    The entire family LOVES the show!

    What are the chances of bring back Nathan Stark? We were hoping the mysterious alien that turned out to be Kim in “Ship Happens” was Stark. Not that Kim is a bad choice. But we all really miss Stark.

    Look forward to your answer!

    Thanks!

  43. Mickey says:

    I love the show. I’m ready for season 4.

  44. HC says:

    I think ‘Eureka’ is a great show.

    I have been developing an undercurrent story (like S2 Kevin/artifact) that might be interesting.
    It starts with Allison’s return and her receiving an EMail:

    ***************************************************
    To: Allison Blake
    From: XXX YYY

    Do not respond.
    Tell absolutely no one except Mansfield and below.
    They must tell no one!
    Setup EM acct for Henry and Jack.

    You have two days to repair together.
    ***************************************************

    The after displaying for one minute, the message suddenly disappears. From then on the story develops.
    Curious?

    I feel ‘Eureka’ is a great show and know this storyline would
    be an audience grabber.

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