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.