Eureka

Duck, Duck Goose

Season 2, Ep 5, Aired 8/7/07
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  • Episode Description
  • Space debris threatens Eureka after it accumulates into a large cloud and Carter investigates in an effort to avert potential disaster.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Colin Ferguson

    Jack Carter

  • Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Allison Blake

  • Joe Morton

    Henry Deacon

  • Jordan Hinson

    Zoe Carter

  • Ed Quinn

    Nathan Stark

  • Fan Reviews (7)
  • Zoe smarter than she should be...

    By GripNRip73, Aug 17, 2007

  • Hilarious, Witty, Merry

    By SweetPeaSurry, Aug 11, 2007

  • It's time for the annual Science Fair and in a town like Eureka this causes all kinds of problems.

    By expatriot, Aug 10, 2007

  • High school science fair on steroids= good entertainment.

    By hockey9927, Aug 10, 2007

  • Useful Diversion

    By tybert7, Aug 09, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Megan: You shot my energy beam through a magnetostatic array? Mom! Duh!

    • Carter: I mean, they’re only kids. How much trouble can they get into? I mean, uh, Jo made it seem like the sky is falling. Stark: That hasn’t happened since 2004. And that was more of an igniting of the ionosphere.

    • S.A.R.A.H.: (controlling a car) I just wanted to get out of the house for a while. Dr. Fargo downloaded me to the car. Shall we get going? Carter: Uhhhh, you know what? I'm good. I think I'll walk. S.A.R.A.H.: Come on, Sheriff. We never go anywhere together. It'll be an adventure!

    • Henry: Nearly all the recorded data in Nevada was erased. Uh, tapes in video stores, floppy disks in casinos, half the database of Area 51. Carter: Area 51 is real? Henry: (nodding) No.

    • Dr. Finn: Enough! Look, this is not about who knows more or who’s the smartest. Forget the competition, forget the pressure. It is crap! You have created something amazing and now you have a chance to make a difference. Don’t let anything get in the way of that or believe me, you’ll regret it.

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    Notes (1)

    • International Air Dates Germany – 28 July 2008 on ProSieben Hungary – 08 October 2008 on TV2 Australia – 09 October 2008 on TEN HD Slovakia – 02 March 2009 on Markiza Czech Republic – 13 October 2009 on Prima COOL

    Trivia (3)

    • Trivia: Jack Carter's IQ is 111, which places him in the "above average" range. Zoe Carter's IQ is 157, which places her in the "highly gifted" range.

    • Nitpick: Sua Sponte (75th Ranger Regiment's regimental motto), means "of their own accord" not "to act without warning".

    • Trivia: Although a group of geese can be called a flock, it would be more correct to call them a "gaggle of geese" when they are on the ground and a "skein of geese" when in the air.

    Allusions (4)

    • (Carter runs from Cafe Diem after space debris hits his Police SUV.)
      Carter: Oooo! Oooo!
      In the classic TV series Car 54, Where Are You? (1961-63), comedian/actor Joe E. Ross played Officer Gunther Toody, whose trademark exclamation of surprise or realization was, "Oooo! Oooo!"

    • Film: The Birds
      On the roof of the Global Dynamics Building, Jack Carter and Jim Taggart are chased-down by a skein of Taggart's "robo-geese" that fly into a door and break the glass. In the 1963 Hitchcock film The Birds, Melanie Daniels (played by Tippi Hedren) flees a seagull attack by hiding in a phone booth, where the birds fly into the door and sides, breaking the glass.

    • Jo: They're kids. Kids cheat, especially smart ones, which in this case is all of them.
      Principal: Well, I would like to think that our students follow the honor system.
      Jo: Even the Heathers?
      A reference to the 1989 Michael Lehman film Heathers, which is about a trio of girls who are at the top of the social pecking order.

    • Megan: I don't know why it went all Magneto in there. Magneto is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe. Primarily associated with the superhero group the X-Men, he has the ability to control magnetism.

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