Eureka creator Jaime Paglia has promised that the show's final season will be its "strongest yet".
The showrunner said that he was able to end the Syfy series on "a high note" despite some "insane time constraints" for the last ever episode.
"The good news about this last season is that it's our strongest season yet," he told Collider. "I think that we're really able to go out on a high note.
"Even though there had been a planned season six that we didn't end up doing, the network was gracious enough to give us one more episode to try to wrap things up. There were pretty insane time constraints on that, but I have an amazing creative team.
"[We] just pulled together and said, 'OK, this is where we are now, and this is where we want to be. How do we get from here to there in 42 minutes? This is what we have left to tell, so let's figure it out'... I'm very gratified by the experience."
Despite being disappointed that he wouldn't get to direct more Eureka episodes or launch a planned musical instalment, Paglia said he was "so grateful" for the show's time on air.
"It's been an amazing privilege to get to do this," he stated. "It's really such a unique experience. It's surreal, when you start off with an idea over lunch, and then it blossoms and, all of a sudden, you've got millions of people who are invested in these characters that you were just thinking up in your head."
Paglia previously described the final season of Eureka as "a love letter to our fans".
Eureka airs Mondays at 9/8c. The final season will premiere on Syfy UK on Wednesday, May 16 at 9pm.
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