Elizabeth Shannon is Jim's wife, and the mother of Josh, Maddy, and Zoe. She is the reason that her family had the opportunity to go to Terra Nova, because through a lottery, she was picked to be Terra Nova's trauma surgeon.
He'll find a way. He always does!Elizabeth
Elizabeth: You think they'll make you serve out your time.
Jim: I sure hope not. I'm not scheduled to be released for another 85 million years.