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Eureka, Season 5

Eureka, Season 5 created by Andrew Cosby & Jaime Paglia (Sci-Fi Channel, 2012) For Eureka’s swansong season, the SF sub-genres of virtual reality and bodysnatching are given the now-familiar treatment of comedic action, mayhem and mishap. Comedy drama is difficult to do well but Eureka exhibits cutting-edge imagination to the end, signing off in style.    

Eureka, Season 4

Eureka, Season 4 created by Andrew Cosby & Jaime Paglia (Sci-Fi Channel, 2010-2011) Mixing character drama with humour (and time travel), Eureka remained ever innovative in showcasing the wonders of (pseudo)science and the chaotic ways in which this could break loose and bring the town (or world or reality itself) to the brink of destruction.    

Eureka, Season 3

Eureka, Season 3 created by Andrew Cosby & Jaime Paglia (Sci-Fi Channel, 2008-2009) Eureka’s format affords plenty of scope for reworking science fiction tropes — such as ‘I Do Over’, a higher stakes Groundhog Day — with the daily peril kept bubbling along by a cosy regular cast and an idiosyncratic procession of guest stars. Alan Ruck!  

42 Word Review: Eureka, Season 2

Eureka, Season 2 created by Andrew Cosby & Jaime Paglia (Sci-Fi Channel, 2007) Capitalising on Season One’s scene-setting, yet forever walking a dangerous plot arc beset with relationship dramas, Eureka Season Two keeps its footing (mostly), delivering off-beat science fantasy as über-jock Sheriff Carter strives to prevent the scientific wundertown imploding from its own genius.