Jim and Taylor try to save the colony from a legion of pterosaurs; Elisabeth learns that a former flame is also living in Terra Nova; Reynolds becomes protective of Maddy; Skye tries to help Josh adjust to his new home.
Conclusion. Elisabeth starts work in the medical center and Jim reports to the agriculture department as the Shannon family adjusts to life in Terra Nova. Also: Josh meets a new friend, who entices him to sneak out into the jungle.
Part 1 of 2. In a bleak future, a police raid on a family lands the father—a cop—in jail, and a chance for his family to get a fresh start on Terra Nova forces him to take drastic measures in the opener of the sci-fi series following colonists who voyage to Earth's prehistoric past to create a new civilization.