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A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

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Fringe: An Enemy of Fate  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 13

As the Observers close in, Walter and September desperately work to complete the plan, but one obstacle after another hinders their progress. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 14 at 1:10 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Liberty  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 12

As the Observers evaluate Michael and begin to learn of his abilities and potential, Olivia embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue him.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Feb 3 at 5:52 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: The Boy Must Live  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 11

Walter’s plan to defeat the Observers is finally revealed, while a former ally reunites with the team after 21 years.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jan 19 at 9:14 AM - 0 comments

Fringe: Anomaly XB-6783746  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 10

Peter, Olivia, Astrid and Walter get help from Nina Sharp as they try to find the answer to defeating the Observers. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jan 9 at 11:29 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: Black Blotter  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 9

Walter drops acid and hallucinates some advice, including about the missing parts of his brain. It doesn't seem to help with The Plan. The rest of the team follow the radio signals on the device they retrieved, and get a surprise.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 6, 2016 at 12:39 AM - 0 comments

Fringe: The Human Kind  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 8

Following the bread crumbs, Olivia collects a truck with cargo from a scrap yard but runs into bounty hunters. Peter, with newly gained powers, has to make a decision.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:50 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Five - Twenty - Ten  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 7

Peter and Anil set up a bombing using a (flashback!) Fringe event. William Bell lends a hand with the plan, and the team has to go to Nina Sharp for help. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 10, 2016 at 12:48 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Five-Twenty-Ten  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 7

The plan starts to come together, and the team starts to fall apart.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Aug 20, 2016 at 10:08 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Through the Looking Glass and What Walter Found Ther  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 6

Walter sidesteps the Observers. The team watches a tape. Olivia has a firearms malfunction. Peter makes a grave mistake.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 30, 2016 at 9:07 AM - 1 comment

Fringe: An Origin Story  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 5

Olivia and Peter cope in different ways.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 17, 2016 at 3:17 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: The Bullet That Saved The World  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 4

An act of kindness by Peter draws attention to Etta. The Observers deal with an infiltrator and we learn of a resistance leader known as the Dove and coincidentally that that Phillip Broyles is working with the Observers.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 7, 2016 at 8:38 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: The Recordist  Season 5, Episode 3

Unforeseen events lead the rogue Fringe team to a forest that is home to people devoted to recording human history.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:08 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: In Absentia  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 2

Harvard is now a secret observer installation. But Walter remembers an entrance that will give him access to his lab and perhaps a way to recover his plan to rid the world of the Observers. Olivia gets a distasteful look at Observer interrogation methods as Etta questions a loyalist security guard in hopes of finding a way to restore power to the lab. As Olivia and Etta disagree on how to dispose of their captive they gain a greater appreciation of each others character.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Mar 30, 2016 at 9:48 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Transilience Thought Unifier Model-11  Rewatch   Season 5, Episode 1

In the year 2036, Peter, Astrid, Walter, and Etta set out to find Olivia and free her from amber. Once they do, they discover she holds the key to finding the plans for a weapon to defeat the Observers... but Walter is captured and interrogated for the same information.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 29, 2015 at 7:54 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: Brave New World pt 2  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 22

The Team races to stop William Bell. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 16, 2015 at 12:10 AM - 0 comments

Fringe: Brave New World  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 21

People in an office complex begin to spontaneously combust. Walter identifies nanites as the culprit, and a familiar face as the source. The last few moves of the game are becoming clear as patterns collapse and pieces must be sacrificed.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 11, 2015 at 3:18 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Worlds Apart  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 20

Earthquakes are occurring simultaneously on both side. Our old enemy, David Robert Jones, is moving closer to finalizing his plan. And he has a few soldiers in black and grey working for him. Can the team stop him, or will they need to sever the Bridge, and doom one world? [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 9, 2015 at 6:29 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Letters of Transit  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 19

It's 2036, and things are different. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 4, 2015 at 4:38 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: The Consultant  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 18

People are dying simultaneously in both universes from the same cause. Walter crosses over to help Fringe Division - Fauxlivia, BBroyles, Agent Lee and Astrid2 - catch whoever is experimenting with the Universes. And Walter references Sherlock Holmes (who?) to help them find the mole.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 2, 2015 at 2:56 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Everything In Its Right Place  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 17

Agent Lee feels out-of-sorts with all the changes going on around him, and decides to take a working vacation on the Other Side. There, he faces an existential dilemma: is it your environment, your upbringing, or your decisions that make you who you are?
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 26, 2015 at 1:55 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: Nothing Is As It Seems  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 16

A man on a passenger plain gets increasingly agitated, and engages in drug seeking behavior. Then he transforms into a hideous beast. Peter swears he's seen this before (as have we?), but something's a little .... off.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 21, 2015 at 8:11 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: A Short Story About Love  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 15

Love! Love Will Keep Us Together (Unless It Kills Us First) - Olivia hunts a perfumed pervert while Peter finds a beacon that guides him to romantic enlightenment
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 14, 2015 at 2:23 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: The End Of All Things  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 14

Olivia wakes up with Nina Sharp(?!) , the prisoners of David Robert Jones. Walter, Astrid, Nina Sharp(?!) and Lincoln race to find them, while Peter tries to enlist the help of a man in a gray flannel suit.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 7, 2015 at 7:34 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: A Better Human Being  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 13

A young man in a mental asylum, diagnosed with schizophrenia, learns that the voices he's been hearing may not be just in his head after all. Olivia gets some extra memories, Lincoln tries to be menacing, Walter's drug experimentation continues unabated, and Peter looks concerned
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 4, 2015 at 9:09 AM - 2 comments

Fringe: Welcome to Westfield  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 12

Peter, Olivia and Walter come face to face with a mysterious and terrifying Fringe event as they get trapped in a town that there's no escaping.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:42 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Making Angels  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 11

Our Astrid gets an unexpected visit from her Alternate, while Peter and Olivia track a killer using a toxin that has yet to be invented. Both universes collide in a case that pushes the boundaries of what is possible.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 24, 2015 at 11:49 AM - 0 comments

Fringe: Forced Perspective  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 10

A girl with the ability to predict the deaths of those around her pops up on the Fringe team's radar. Olivia wants to know if what the bald man said would happen, while Peter has to help Walter get his confidence back.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 20, 2015 at 10:16 AM - 0 comments

Fringe: Enemy Of My Enemy  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 9

Peter gets the two Fringe teams to work together (OR DO THEY?) to confront an old enemy.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 17, 2015 at 6:43 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Back to Where You've Never Been  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 8

Peter, frustrated at being stuck with people who don't remember him, decides to ask Walternate for help rebuilding The Machine to get him back. But with a new batch of shapeshifters running around, he'll need friends to get across. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 13, 2015 at 11:26 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: Wallflower  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 7

The team hunts a .... ghost? No, not a ghost, as ghosts don't bleed. Massive Dynamic is implicated in some ethically-challenged medical testing, and swears it's all in the past.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 9, 2015 at 2:19 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: And Those We've Left Behind  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 6

The Fringe team, with the help of Peter, investigate a series of time-loop anomalies. The patter leads them to an electrical engineer married to a theoretical physicist.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 6, 2015 at 6:30 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: Novation  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 5

Peter gets interviewed and does some hobby electronics work. Nina Sharp shares childhood memories with her foster daughter. Olivia and the team chase down a new kind of shapeshifter.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 2, 2015 at 3:50 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Subject 9  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 4

A mysterious force follows Olivia around. Walter screws up his courage to the sticking place. The Corteixphan Kids stage a reunion. Nina Sharp shows her mothering side. Peter makes a splash.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Aug 30, 2015 at 8:02 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: Alone in the World  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 3

A boy makes a friend.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Aug 28, 2015 at 8:17 AM - 0 comments

Fringe: One Night In October  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 2

When the Other Side is stymied while hunting a serial killer, they recruit his counterpart to profile him.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Aug 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM - 2 comments

Fringe: Neither Here Nor There  Rewatch   Season 4, Episode 1

Agent Lincoln Lee is introduced to the team via the unnerving death of his partner. Olivia and Fauxlivia snipe at each other while trading secrets. Walter is (justifiably?) paranoid about Walternate. And the Observers discuss Mr. Not-Appearing-In-This-Episode. Redverse? Blueverse? Welcome to the Amberverse.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Aug 2, 2015 at 3:51 PM - 0 comments

Fringe: The Day We Died  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 22

Peter steps into the Machine, and wakes up in front of a memorial to September 11 ... that was dedicated in 2021.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 27, 2015 at 8:13 PM - 2 comments

Fringe: The Last Sam Weiss  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 21

Sam expands on the emotional state of the Machine. Walter gets inspiration from Poor Richard. Ostrich makes several helpful suggestions. Olivia is a piece of work. Peter catches a cab. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 23, 2015 at 1:01 AM - 1 comment

Fringe: 6:02 AM EST  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 20

The Machine turns on.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 19, 2015 at 1:55 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: Lysergic Acid Diethylamide  Season 3, Episode 19

Olivia gets a shock. Walter orders up a megadose of his favorite hallucinogen. Peter responds to Broyle's Bald of Awesome. Peter and Walter have an animated conversation.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 13, 2015 at 7:17 PM - 3 comments

Fringe: Bloodline  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 18

Olivia goes to the doctor. Lincoln and Charlie catch a cab. EvilBrandon is evil.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jul 8, 2015 at 10:33 PM - 1 comment

Fringe: Stowaway  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 17

William Bell gets Olivia involved in a timeshare scheme. A woman fails to commit her own suicide.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:01 AM - 2 comments

Fringe: Os  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 16

The Fringe team attempts to find out what process enables people to become lighter than air and float. Peter and Olivia deal with trust issues in their relationship, while Walter becomes increasingly obsessed with retrieving William Bell's consciousness from beyond the grave - and repairing the damage he's done.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 12, 2015 at 10:11 AM - 3 comments

Fringe: Subject 13  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 15

It's 1985: Peter goes for a walk and Olivia takes a test.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jun 4, 2015 at 10:50 PM - 3 comments

Fringe: 6B  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 14

In which Walter declares ghosts are beyond the bounds of possibility, Amber within the bounds of possibility, and everyone gets all quantum entangled up in each other.
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 25, 2015 at 12:15 AM - 2 comments

Fringe: Immortality  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 13

Col. Broyle's absences leads to Lincoln's promotion. Fauxlivia reunites with her boyfriend at the Empire State Building airship dock, where they find a sheep parasite that was thought to have died out when they did. Someone is running tests again, and Walternate faces a difficult ethical decision from B-randon.
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 19, 2015 at 10:25 PM - 3 comments

Fringe: Concentrate & Ask Again  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 12

Nina meets with Olivia and tells her that there are many versions of the book about the First People in many languages, and Bell knew about them for a long time. She also gives Olivia some relationship advice familiar to denizens of AskMetafilter, revealing that she clearly comes from an Ask (not Guess) culture. Meanwhile, a scientist has received an unusual birthday gift that results in his bones turning to jelly. After an initial lead proves less than successful, Walter thinks another survivor of the Cortixephan trials may be able to help using his ability to read minds. As a special bonus, we get to see Olivia dressed to the nines. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel on May 3, 2015 at 3:53 AM - 7 comments

Fringe: Reciprocity  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 11

Massive Dynamic is working on assembling the parts of the Machine but they can't get it to work - until the Fringe team comes for a visit and the Machine seems to wake up in response to Peter's presence. Meanwhile, more shapeshifters seem to have infiltrated MD and someone seems to be killing them. Astrid is already working on decoding the notes Fauxlivia made on her left-behind laptop and is trying to figure out who the other shapeshifters are before whoever's killing them gets to them. Olivia might be able to help, but can she deal with what Fauxlivia wrote about her relationship with Peter? Meanwhile2 Peter is being tested to see why the Machine likes him so much. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel on May 3, 2015 at 3:33 AM - 4 comments

Fringe: The Firefly  Season 3, Episode 10

Walter is determined to make himself smarter to compensate for the missing bits of his brain. Meanwhile, one of his musical idols, Roscoe Joyce from Violet Sedan Chair, has had a visit from his long-dead son, and Walter generously offers to spring him from the retirement home to try to help him figure out what it all means (perhaps aided by the perfect strawberry milkshake). After the Observer saves a young woman's life, things start to get very complicated. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel on Apr 26, 2015 at 3:06 AM - 7 comments

Fringe: Marionette  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 9

A very polite, well-dressed gentleman keeps apologising to people for doing dreadful things to them, and the Fringe team - including Olivia, now returned from the Red Universe - have to figure out what he's up to. Walter gives Peter some human relations advice for a change. Olivia has to confront the knowledge that everyone seems to have accepted Fauxlivia in her place, including Peter. Sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
posted by Athanassiel on Apr 26, 2015 at 2:36 AM - 4 comments

Fringe: Entrada  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 8

Late night phone call — Να είναι καλύτερο άνθρωπο από τον πατέρα του — extraction needed — the wrong laptop — Brandon asks for some spare parts — the temptress and her vagenda — pastry seductions and epiphanies — we need heroes like you — plea for help — a moral dilemma and a decision — meanwhile, a hostage situation at Penn Station — something more, in photos — just relax, no pressure — swapsies — late to work — payback.
posted by Athanassiel on Apr 20, 2015 at 7:04 PM - 4 comments

Fringe: The Abducted  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 7

A dramatic haircut — close your eyes and count to three — breakfast with Henry — the Candyman can — growing suspicions — sucking the life out of them —plagiarising Aeschylus — previous victim — red vines? — a walk on the beach — two men or one? — abducting children for God — I'm with the FBI — Broyles won't forget — a man with a boat — teaching lessons — more suspicions — a night swim — passing on a message — Casablanca? Didn't that have Reagan in it? — still more suspicions.
posted by Athanassiel on Apr 20, 2015 at 6:42 PM - 4 comments

Fringe: 6955 kHz  Season 3, Episode 6

"It's starting." Lost time and lost memory. Breakfast in bed. Walter spits the dummy. Numbers stations are totally a thing. The floating cube. Interesting use for a wa-wa pedal. Peter spits the dummy. The First People. Fauxlivia spits the dummy. Astrid figures it out. Initiate Phase Two. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel on Apr 12, 2015 at 1:50 AM - 9 comments

Fringe: Amber 31422   Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 5

Olivia takes the red pill. Flies in amber can't get out, can they? A short history of amber. An earth-shattering kaboom. Good twin, bad twin. A brief holiday. More red pills and childhood reminiscences. The plot thickens. "Only you can save yourself." Snowglobes and a birthday phone call.
posted by Athanassiel on Apr 12, 2015 at 1:44 AM - 8 comments

Fringe: Do Shapeshifters Dream of Electric Sheep?  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 4

Transactional needs — lemonade entrepreneurs — it's in the eyes — God doesn't need pants — searching for treasure — nice monsters — talking to the dead — animal crackers should have dinosaurs — an awkward lift encounter — time to move on — vacuum cleaners — crossing the line.
posted by Athanassiel on Apr 5, 2015 at 10:35 PM - 9 comments

Fringe: The Plateau  Season 3, Episode 3

In the red universe, a Rube Goldberg-esque series of events causes someone to die. Turns out, it's not for the first time and Fringe get called in to investigate. Olivia seems to be working well with her team, all the craziness behind her. So why does she sometimes see things that aren't there? Meanwhile Walternate reassures Broyles that he has nothing to worry about with blue-world Olivia acting as a Fringe agent, and why. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel on Apr 5, 2015 at 9:59 PM - 8 comments

Fringe: The Box  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 2

In the blue universe, Fauxlivia does some homework with Newton to make her impersonation more plausible—nothing gives away the fact you're from an alternate universe like saying "Bone-o". Her studies are interrupted by a case, which turns out to be the same as the first job she's given Newton: retrieving a box. This must be a rather special box, because the men who were sent to retrieve it both died—yet the box has disappeared. Meanwhile, William Bell's last will and testament is read and turns out to contain a few surprises as well. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel on Mar 29, 2015 at 4:55 AM - 5 comments

Fringe: Olivia  Rewatch   Season 3, Episode 1

Imprisoned in the alternate universe, Olivia once again shows her mettle by escaping and trying to find a way home after commandeering the services of taxi driver Henry Higgins. Lincoln Lee and Charlie try to bring her back to the fold. Meanwhile in the blue universe, Peter reveals his real reason for returning. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel on Mar 22, 2015 at 3:54 PM - 12 comments

Fringe: Over There: Part 2  Season 2, Episode 22

Peter takes a helicopter tour of New York and visits Liberty Island, Olivia proves herself, and William Bell talks shop with the Fringe Division in this, the Science Fiction Double Feature season-ender. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 17, 2014 at 4:36 PM - 4 comments

Fringe: Over There: Part 1  Rewatch   Season 2, Episode 21

There's no rest for the wicked as Charlie, Liv, Lincoln Lee and the rest of the Fringe team goes on alert to contain a class 3 breach. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 10, 2014 at 10:24 PM - 5 comments

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