Host Doug Hall is an acclaimed inventor and founder of Eureka! Ranch, a place where inventions go to thrive. The ranch is the birthplace of inventions that serve not only everyday homes but also Fortune 500 companies. In ``Backyard Inventors,'' Hall travels across Canada in search of ordinary people with extraordinary ideas, meeting a new group of them in each episode. Those who impress him the most are brought back to Eureka! Ranch, where their inventions are built into marketable products and pitched to a big business.