All of us here at Eureka are beyond ecstatic about what's coming for our little town of geniuses in 2011. While we'd LOVE to let you in on the skinny, we'd all end up redacted in a way that does NOT involve giving each of us a puppy.
But here's a sneak peak into who will be stopping by during Season 4.5 with this official press release from the 'rents at Syfy:
WALLACE SHAWN, DAVE FOLEY AND AARON DOUGLAS JOIN LINEUP OF GUEST STARS ON SYFY’S EUREKA
NEW YORK – November 17, 2010 – Syfy’s hit original series Eureka has added to its growing list of guest stars for the second half of the show's 4th season. Wallace Shawn (Toy Story features, The Princess Bride), Dave Foley (NewsRadio, Kids in the Hall) and Aaron Douglas (Battlestar Galactica) join previously announced guest stars Wil Wheaton, Felicia Day, Ming-Na, and Stan Lee. Season 4.5 of Eureka will air on Syfy in 2011 (return date TBA).
Wallace Shawn will portray Warren Hughes, a relationship auditor sent to Eureka to shadow and report on Jack Carter (Colin Ferguson) and Allison Blake (Salli Richardson-Whitfield). Aaron Douglas appears as Ray, the exuberant leader of “Galaxy Camp.” And Dave Foley will appear in the season 4.5 finale as Drew Plotkin, a former weapons specialist turned eco-scientist whose research may be wreaking havoc in Eureka.
A holiday episode of Eureka will premiere on Tuesday, December 7 at 9/8c as part of Syfy’s first-ever “Christmas Week.” This special episode will feature guest stars Chris Parnell ( 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live) and former series regular Matt Frewer as Taggert.
Season 4.0 of Eureka aired over the summer and ranked as the show’s most-watched ever averaging 3.155 million viewers per week.
The show has been renewed for a 5thseason.