Questions tagged [terra-nova]

Use this tag for the 2011 TV series "Terra Nova". The show is about a family from 2149 who travels 85 million years back in time.

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Were there any novels ever written in the Terra Nova TV series setting?

Was interested in reading any books written in the 2011 Terra Nova TV Series. But in doing a few google searches, I could not find anything. Not even a Novelization of the series I was surprised that ...
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How did the colonists know they wouldn't affect their future?

I'm a little confused. How did the people in the past in Terra Nova know they weren't going to alter the future of human race? Or, is it not their past but a whole new planet they colonized?
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Would the Moon in Terra Nova really have appeared so much closer?

In Terra Nova episode 2 they show this image of the Moon: They mention that being 85,000,000 years in the past the Moon is much closer to the Earth, citing that every year it moves half a centimeter ...
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Can anyone get any information on the cliffhanger in Terra Nova involving the wooden prow?

What information have the showrunners released about what it might be please tell me because the second series of the show was cancelled and it seems unlikely it will be released on another network. ...
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Does Terra Nova end on a cliffhanger?

I was looking for a show to watch this summer and there will be a french translation of Terra Nova that will air soon. Through further reading, I learned that Season 2 was cancelled. I hate starting ...
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Intentions of the Phoenix Group

What was the purpose in sending the Phoenix group through the portal? What was in the badlands that they wanted so bad? It seemed like they wanted to exploit the land for monetary value, but they ...
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Why didn't bomb blast near portal terminus destroy space-time fracture?

After making portal go both ways, when Lucas was near portal terminus & Taylor threatened him to shoot, he showed with fingers that portal was open & said that Sonics would destroy space-time ...
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How was the new batch of people transported to Terra Nova after destination time increment?

From the question: Why did the people of 2149 evacuate to 85,000,000 B.C. particularly?, they discovered a fracture in time and space, which they were able to use to transport anything to 85 million ...
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Why didn't the Terra Nova mission arrive after the era of dinosaurs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why did the people of 2149 evacuate to 85,000,000 B.C. particularly? If they arrived in the post dinosaur past it would be safer since fossil fuel won't hunt you down and eat ...
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Time capsule not found in 2149 a.c. does not prove new time line/rift

Did anyone else notice the failed logic there? Their logic would work if they didn't send a colony since capable of destroying the time capsule and its beacon. By throwing it in a volcano/space or ...
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Why isn't the portal terminus inside the Terra Nova colony?

In the first episode of Terra Nova, the 10th pilgrimage arrives in the past, and has to walk a ways to the Terra Nova colony. During the first episode, I don't recall noticing the portal terminus, ...
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What's The Point of a Security Door if the Emergency Release is So Easy To Use?

In the Terra Nova episode "Nightfall," Jim Shannon takes his daughter Zoe to The Eye, the underground room with the computer that has all of mankind's knowledge in it. There's a secure door to access ...
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Why Can't the Terra Novans Use Balloons with Infrared Cameras to Find the Sixers?

In the 3rd episode of Terra Nova (counting the 2 hour pilot as 2 episodes), Instinct, they used infrared cameras on balloons to see how many of the pterosaurs were in the area. Why can't they just ...
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Time Delay through the rift?

In terra-nova, Commander Taylor says he was the first one through, and it took 118 (I think) days for the rest of his team to come through. I'm not sure if I remember properly, but I'm under the ...
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Why did the people of 2149 evacuate to 85,000,000 B.C. particularly?

In Terra Nova, why were those who were evacuated sent to 85 million years B.C. in particular? Was there no choice in the destination, or could other temporal locations have been considered? Does ...
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How does Terra Nova send messages to the future?

In the first episode of Terra Nova, it's mentioned that Terra Nova is able to communicate with the future. However, it was established earlier that going through the time schism is a one-way trip, ...