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Eureka: What Did You Think of the Last Episode?

series finale of EurekaLast night, Syfy aired the series finale of Eureka. Last summer, the cable channel renewed the TV show for a limited sixth season but then ended up cancelling Eureka instead. In order to give the cast and crew a chance to end the series properly, Syfy execs ordered one additional episode — “Just Another Day.”

In the last installment of Eureka, the government is shutting down the town of Eureka. The various characters start dealing with this revelation and try to find a way to say goodbye and move on. Meanwhile, memory-less Holly Marten starts discovering the wonders of the small town, much like Zoe and Jack Carter did years ago.

Jo and Zane hold back from telling each other how much they care and Carter seems pleased that he won’t have to save the residents week-after-week. Zoe returns to say goodbye and Fargo goes through the roof when Department of Defense movers show up a month and a half early. Fargo uses a strong force amplifier to lock himself to the ground and won’t move unless the DOD changes their plans.

To save the town from some unstable wormholes, Carter volunteers to take Fargo’s strong force amplifier into a wormhole. As he travels, he sees visions of his past, present and potential future. He makes a hard landing on the lawn beside the Archimedes statue, and Henry rushes to his side. It worked.

He learns that Trevor Grant, the founder of Eureka, has returned. With knowledge of the future, Grant (under the alias of Doctor Trent Rockwell) invested heavily in the stock market and is using his fortune to create a new Eureka.

Zane downloads some data regarding Grace and Old Henry. Following an anonymous tip from Beverly Barlowe (she turned in Senator Wen), Grace is later released from government custody. Henry becomes the new Director of Global Dynamics after Fargo steps down. Holly has regained her memories — including those of her relationship with Fargo — and has offered him a job on a top-secret project.

Jo proposes to Zane and he wholeheartedly accepts. Allison is thrilled that Carter wants to stay in the new Eureka and tells him that she’s pregnant. As Jack takes Zoe to the airport, they pass younger versions of themselves entering Eureka. The circle and the series are both complete.

What do you think? Were you pleased with the last episode of Eureka? Was it all that you hoped it would be? Were there any disappointments for you?

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JDFlea April 14, 2014 at 10:04 pm

Finally found a show that let me think and laugh. So much brainless stuff on these days. Wish it would come back or that there were another like it.


kelly February 20, 2014 at 6:54 pm

I love this show. They made there theorys believable. They had great actors, wonderful story lines,Humor, and most of all, great sifi we truly miss this show.


Archangel January 9, 2013 at 11:49 am

Glad that it is over. It started to suck once Jack and Allison became a couple and Jo started going soft.


Mike December 9, 2012 at 2:06 pm

Since both Farscape and Eureka are cancelled, I do not watch SyFy anymore.


Norleen November 28, 2012 at 10:43 am

As usual, money is the name of the game. Sci-Fi had several series that were winners and Eureka was among them. Now the airwaves are filled with brainless, stupid, pathetic reality shows and we all know they are NOT REALITY so stop trying to BS us. We are intelligent viewers it’s two bad that the writers can’t come up with ideas other than “reality” shows, where it takes NO INTELLIGENCE to write that type of lame script. The ending of Eureka lends itself to a spin off so get to it.


CJ. August 30, 2012 at 8:51 pm

Big loss considering that no one can move series forward lots of enthusiasm and money to be made. What up with this channel are you begging for a competing network? You may just get your wish.


Sheila August 12, 2012 at 4:41 am

My favorite show since Buffy. Miss it a lot. The sy fy channel is really boring now.


gviele August 6, 2012 at 11:14 pm

A good show and a fine finale. Good job SyFI!


WolvenSpectre July 30, 2012 at 3:45 pm

“Don’t worry… I’ll fix it when I get back.”
Classy ending and unlike allot of the shows in recent years they gave it an ending without killing future projects. Considering the show is vastly different from what they originally planned, I can say it turned out very good doing stroy arc changes that would jump the shark and kill most other shows.

Who would look forward to a Holly/Fargo based project in the future? A post Eureka Spin-off? They were sooo vague it could be almost anything.


jschmidt July 21, 2012 at 8:04 pm

sad that a good tv show is off and the cable is full of cheap reality tv.


James July 20, 2012 at 8:58 pm

Thumbs up for a network who didnt just completely cancel a show without a finale.


Greg July 20, 2012 at 7:17 pm

The last season was a disappointment with too much focus on Holly, a weak character. Will still hope for a TV movie but the nature of television is to kill off whatever is creative or thought provoking. Anyone remember Better Off Ted?


Celine March 11, 2013 at 5:39 am

Oh my god! Better Off Ted, I completely forgot : 0


cynthia cooper July 20, 2012 at 7:37 am



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