Eureka (2006–2012)
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Taggart achieves a medical breakthrough while Fargo invents a device that bridges the divide between computers and human brains.

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Colin Bucksey

Writers:

Andrew Cosby (creator), Jaime Paglia (creator) | 4 more credits »
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Episode complete credited cast:
Colin Ferguson ... Jack Carter
Salli Richardson-Whitfield ... Allison Blake
Joe Morton ... Henry Deacon
Jordan Danger ... Zoe Carter (as Jordan Hinson)
Ed Quinn ... Nathan Stark
Erica Cerra ... Jo Lupo
Neil Grayston ... Douglas Fargo
Matt Frewer ... Jim Taggart
Chris Gauthier ... Vincent
Shayn Solberg Shayn Solberg ... Spencer Martin
Robert Clarke ... Larry the IT Guy
Rukiya Bernard ... IT Technician
Aleks Paunovic ... Global Security Officer
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Taggart achieves a medical breakthrough while Fargo invents a device that bridges the divide between computers and human brains.

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Trivia

Taggart (Matt Frewer) denies having access to an atomic bomb. In "The Stand", Trashcan Man (also played by Frewer) retrieves an atom bomb to make the biggest fire of his life. See more »

Goofs

In several quick shots right before Fargo activates the subsonic frequency speaker, you can see the actual faces of the actors standing in for the multiple Nathan Starks. See more »

Quotes

[Taggart, who doubles as Eureka's dog catcher and vet, has just tended to Lowjack the town's stray after he got hit by a car]
Jim Taggart: [meanacingly] I've got you now, my furry friend. All the years you've tormented me, mocked me. Look who's laughing now.
[Lowjack leans up and licks Taggart on the face]
Jim Taggart: All right, truce then. But just till you're up and about.
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Connections

References The Stand (1994) See more »

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Eureka On My Mind Reprise
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Composed by Mark Mothersbaugh
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Trouble with nanotechnology
2 December 2018 | by TweekumsSee all my reviews

This episode sees Stark test Fargo's latest invention; a device that lets the user connect directly with a computer. Before it can properly operate it has to analyse Stark's emotional responses. At the same time as this is being done Lowjack, the town's stray dog that has been hit by a car, is taken to Taggart for treatment. He uses nonobots but then fails secure the container and the remaining nanobots escape into the computer system where they attack a maintenance worker. Carter is called in to find him but soon discovers there is much more of a problem after they interact with Stark with surprising results.

I thought this episode was rather fun as it provided tension, humour and even an element of romance. I doubt anybody will be surprised when the two stories end up linked but what happens when they do connect was nothing like I suspected. The scenes where Carter and Taggart enter the shafts around the computer are pretty tense, especially for anybody with a degree of claustrophobia. There are a few decent laughs; Taggart is always pretty funny. The special effects are impressive; particularly towards the end as the nanobots are dealt with. Overall a fun episode which had a good story and provided character development.


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Language:

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Release Date:

12 September 2006 (USA) See more »

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Ashland, Oregon, USA See more »

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