An experiment to recreate the big bang seems to be causing Eureka's finest to become dumber and dumber, including everyone involved in the experiment. When it comes to the verge of destroying Global Dynamics, the fate of the town lies in the hands of Jack Carter and the team of scientists he assembles, amongst them the newest member of the town, an anti-social genius.
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.