Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization.
Most shows that get cancelled after a season or two deserve to be relegated to the ash heap. A few great shows, however, never made it past season two, leaving tons of disappointed fans in their wake. The good news is that you can binge them in a day or two.
These dinosaurs are not cuddly--they're a bit scary--and young adventurers need to survive in lands where dinosaurs still roam--not for the youngest viewers but these shows are appropriate for older kids.