A car accident leads U.S. Marshal Jack Carter into the unique Pacific Northwest town of Eureka.
After a strange accident sidelines Eureka's sheriff, Jack Carter takes over the investigation into the mysterious phenomenon that led to the death of a resident.
Carter learns about the secret purpose of the town while trying to re-establish a connection with his angry and bitter daughter, Zoe. He develops a friendly working relationship with government liaison Allison Blake and meets some of the more eccentric residents of Eureka.
For years, the government has been secretly relocating the world's geniuses (and their families) to the idyllic Pacific Northwest town of Eureka, where daily life straddles the line between unprecedented innovation and total chaos.
When U.S. Marshal Jack Carter wrecks his car and becomes stranded in Eureka, he quickly realizes that all is not what it seems. After the town's eccentric inhabitants unleash a brainchild with a catastrophic aftermath, Carter steps in to restore order and consequently is let in on one of our country's best-kept secrets.