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Name: Eureka
Creator: Andrew Cosby & Jaime Paglia
Date(s): July 18, 2006 – July 16, 2012
Medium: television
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: Official Site, Wikipedia
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Eureka is a Syfy live-action television series.


A small, highly secretive, classified town is home to a horde of geniuses and scientists plus its street-smart sheriff, Jack Carter, who is entrusted with trying to maintain the peace.

Main Characters

  • Sheriff Jack Carter
  • Zoe Carter
  • Dr. Allison Blake
  • Dr. Henry Deacon
  • Dr. Nathan Stark
  • Josephina "Jo" Lupo
  • Dr. Douglas Fargo
  • Zane Donovan
  • Dr. Grace Monroe


A fandom with an active Internet presence, it is one of the new breed of fandoms where participation in the fandom is spread across the Internet rather than a necessarily centralized listserve or singular forum.

On August 9, 2006, the first fanfic posted to The Eureka Public Library was Down the Road by Raine Wynd. The first slash to be posted in the fandom, All Bets Are Off by skypipe was posted on August 23, 2006 to Eureka Slash.

The fandom has a newsletter community called the Eureka Gazette.

The main slash pairing is Jack/Nathan, although Henry/Nathan is also popular as is Jack/Allison/Nathan.

The show also features canon AUs, and has canon crossovers with Warehouse 13.

In fanfic crossovers with other fandoms are common, most notably with the Marvel Cinematic Universe where it is often stated that Nathan is related to Tony Stark, with Buffy since Buffy had several examples of weird science, but sometimes because Felicia Day (Dr. Holly Marten) also played the Potential Slayer Vi, and with Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis, usually because of Eureka's military and scientific role, but sometimes with the idea that Jack is related to Samantha Carter.


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The removal of the character of Nathan Stark[1] in the third season caused alarm across the fandom, with many fans shocked by the way Nathan apparently died. Support for Nathan's reappearance quickly developed[2] with the Bring Stark Back Campaign, although the actor, Ed Quinn, was quoted by writer Eric Wallace [3] as saying that he wanted to leave.




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