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Terra Nova: Instinct

When Terra Nova comes under attack from a legion of Pterosaurs, Jim and Taylor must find a way to save the colony before it's completely overtaken. Elisabeth discovers a former flame is also living in Terra Nova and may have been responsible for her recruitment. Syke tries to make Josh feel at home and Reynolds get protective of Maddy.

Source: FOX

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x3
Production Number: 1ASW03
Airdate: Monday October 03rd, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Oct 10, 2011


Guest Stars
Simone KessellSimone Kessell
As Lt. Alicia Washington
Dean GeyerDean Geyer
As Reynolds
Peter LambPeter Lamb
As Casey Durwin
Nicholas Cooper (2)Nicholas Cooper (2)
As Robert Stanley
Mikhael WilderMikhael Wilder
As Gillers
Louis OkadaLouis Okada
As Lt. Okuda

Co-Guest Stars
Byron BrochmannByron Brochmann
As Tower Guard
Ross PriceRoss Price
As Fish Filleter
Yves ChapanoYves Chapano
As Scientist
Main Cast
Jason OJason O'Mara
As James "Jim" Shannon
Shelley ConnShelley Conn
As Dr. Elisabeth Shannon
Allison MillerAllison Miller
As Skye Alexandria Tate
Landon LiboironLandon Liboiron
As Josh Shannon
Naomi ScottNaomi Scott
As Maddy Shannon
Rod HallettRod Hallett
As Dr. Malcolm Wallace
Alana MansourAlana Mansour
As Zoe Shannon
Stephen LangStephen Lang
As Commander Nathaniel Taylor


The scene opens with a Terra Nova team out on the outside when they hear something. The security team gets out and investigates further. They get a have a flat tire. They hear a sound of screeching. They look up and they are attacked by something. The next day at Terra Nova, Lt. Alicia Washington talks to Josh, Zoe, Maddy and other children of the camp on how to make fire. Reynolds is there to help Maddy along too. Washington asks where North is and Maddy shows her smart intelligence again with the right answer. Josh is told that he is on bathroom cleaning duty from his sneaking off time. They get home and Zoe has a Venus Fly Trap and Maddy shows off her intelligence again by telling Jim and Elizabeth about the plant that Zoe has. Josh comes up and tells that Maddy’s head is used. Later in the evening, Jim and Elizabeth finally get a moment alone and kiss. However, there is something making a screeching noise. He goes out and scares away one of the flying dinosaurs. When he comes back, he finds that Zoe has found her way to the bed. ..

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Episode Notes
When Jim says to his daughter that she's only 16, that's been overdubbed as he actually says she's only 15.

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