Eureka keeps getting better and better....
Stephen M. Welch | Charleston, SC | 08/15/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"You know how it is when you find a book, movie or TV show almost by accident and it like turns out to be one of your favorite forever more.
Well Eureka is one such gem. Since I don't watch TV per say(don't have cable or even the basic channels) the only way I find shows is online. And I almost missed one the best shows on Sci-Fi channel or on TV in general.
Eureka, plain and simple a fun show with great acting and great writing. It is the fish out of water story but done in a refreshing way.
Basic premise is While Federal Marshall Jack Carter is taking his runaway daughter back home, they get run off the road and end up in small town Eureka. While there Jack finds out that Eureka is home to the worlds brightest minds and who work at a secret scientific facility Global Dynamics. The Sheriff gets hurt when a experiment goes wrong and the town needs Jack to save them. So with the Sheriff unable to continue his duties Carter gets promoted to Sheriff.
So each week Jack has to solve the problems that these ultra secret experiments can cause with only his common sense.
But he isn't alone, there is Henry Deacon mechanic and all around fixer and Jacks' best friend. There is Allison Blake who is the go between for the government and GD and possible love interest for Jack. Nathan Stark head of GD and ex-husband of Allison(so we get a love triangle there). Douglas Fargo, assistant to Stark and kind of a clumsy guy who gets into all sorts of trouble. And Deputy Jo Lupo gungho ex military who at first doesn't trust Jack but later becomes to respect what he does.
Is Eureka a TV show that will change the way you look at the world? No. It is a fun sci-fi show that never fails to entertain. The interaction with the character is what drives this show each week(and what should drive every show but sadly it doesn't). Though it is fun to see each week what scientific gizmo or theory that gets the town in trouble but it is the character that drive the show.
Season 3 is well off to a great run. So great that Universal has asked for 21 episodes this season instead of the usual 13.
So if you want just a good, fun show to watch. Eureka is the one."
I love this show
Sesho | 08/27/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I'm 12 yrs old. I watch this show every saturday. Its really cool. The plot is so cool. Eureka is totally cool looking. Sometime the show can get a little hard to understand but I still love it. Its about so many different thing. I cant wait to get this. Its going to be the first thing on my X-Mas list or I'll buy it for my 13th B-Day. Be sure to toon onto Adultswin every saturday at 1pm and watch Eureka Seven!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
INTO THE CORALIAN
Sesho | Pasadena, TX USA | 10/27/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)
"When Holland sends out Renton and Eureka on the Nirvash to investigate a strange occurence called a "Coralian", even he isn't really sure what will happen, but it seems like he knows there is an element of danger to the enterprise. A government ship is also in the area and sends out its Eureka lookalike Anemeone in her own disturbed looking mech. Anemone might LOOK like Eureka but her demeanor is completely different. At one moment she seems childlike and playful, the next she is a raving bloodthirsty lunatic until she receives a chemical injection from her handler Dominic, who seems to have the same feelings for her as Renton does for Eureka. Renton, Eureka, and Anemone are all sucked into the tripped out mental surreal world of the Coralian, a place of weird nightmares and bizarre encounters where Renton might just lose his mind!
I'm not much of a fan for anime episodes that feature dream sequences because usually the experience is so bizarre and pointless that it just ends up boring me to death. Thankfully, the scenes on this dvd are relatively short or are either so funny or touching that I didn't mind that much. The episode where Dominic and Renton team up was the highlight in my mind because it features two scrappy characters willing to deal with their own character flaws in order to save the girls they care about. The only thing that marred this third volume was the last episode that was mainly a filler recapping previous material from slightly different points of view. While there was some new information, it hardly warranted a full episode of exposition. Otherwise, this installment was great.