Jack Carter finds himself there after he tries to take his daughter back to L.A. The main residents are Douglas Fargo, Henry Deacon, Zane Donovan (after season 2), Jo Lupo, Nathan Stark, Allison Blake, Jim Taggart, and many others. (To see all characters, go to list of characters.) He was formerly a U.S. Marshall, but with the help of the old sheriff, Sheriff Cobb, he was promoted to the town sheriff. Something weird is always happening in Eureka. From psychotic houses to Tachyon Accelerators, there's always something new in Eureka!