Aired 12 years ago - May 20, 2010
Sacrifices will be made and both universes may never be the same again after Walter and Olivia visit the “other side”
Team's on the way.
We'll get them, sir. Quickly and quietly.
I checked with my sources.
I don't believe Walternate's people...
I see you're carrying the 76 pulse
sidearms. I designed those, you know?
Oh, and look, look, accelerated
healing techniques. It's miraculous.
that I believe can be applied...
I need to speak to Agent Dunham.
He knows me. Or her.
It was Wednesday, 1983...
...where Olivia has already
provided a crack.
The Secretary is gonna send a car to
pick you up at 8, take you to dinner.
Thanks for the ride.
He didn't succeed,
but it stands to reason...
You didn't help the world, William.
You helped yourself.
I've lost 17 years
in a mental institution, William.
I believe you've found
what we're looking for.
Well, the last few years
have been hard for her.
Are you two a couple?
Is that what this is about?
The Secretary just called. He, uh--
He wants us to move Peter Bishop.
That it needed some sort of....
I gotta tell you, Livvy,
this job isn't what it was 10 years ago.
The spectrum isn't random.
The specificity of the configuration...
This was given to me by an
acquaintance of your father. An Observer.
But his bringing me back
was never about fixing this universe.
Because you belong with me.
They're heading to the opera house.
- We're going in two at a time.
- Yes, sir.
...as there are stars in the sky.
I did it because you asked me to.
So don't be surprised
when I send you a bill for my lap band.
Aired 12 years ago - May 13, 2010
In part one of the two-part, two-night second season finale, Walter and Olivia travel to the parallel universe, and the anticipated face-off between Walter Bishop and William Bell occurs.
There's nothing to worry about.
But if you could tell me what you saw?
Quarantine will result in excess
of 10,000 casualties.
There's something I'm supposed to
remember and I can't...
It is exactly what it appears to be.
And to get to the other side,
our universe needs to pass through you.
...he crossed so many times
that he has become like this coffee cup.
Brandon, give us a moment.
We've tracked down some others.
Very good, baby.
- I could kill you where you stand.
- Each of you could.
...today is the day
for which you were created.
Man, that's not the same guy
No. I trust him.
Remember your Shakespeare, dear.
Well, if any of you have changed
your minds, I will understand.
Spread them out to each other. Yes.
...opening like a curtain.
- My dad knew him.
- That explains so much.
Agent, I believe I may have insight into
who that man is and where he was from.
I know it because I read it in the ZFT
in 1995 when you wrote and published it.
...the pattern of destruction
that we struggle with daily.
I'm burning up, Nick.
It's funny, I never had bacon
when I was growing up.
But she committed suicide
about 10 years ago.
Yes. He's staying in the city tonight,
but he asked me to give you this.
Maybe he didn't get the message.
I think I'm staying here.
Aired 12 years ago - May 06, 2010
Peter teams up with a local law enforcement official, Sheriff Mathis, on a serial murder investigation with ties to Newton. Meanwhile, Walter copes with the possibility of being sent back to St. Claire's, and someone from the "other side" pays a visit.
Aired 12 years ago - Apr 29, 2010
While Walter deals with some very upsetting news, he tells Olivia's niece, Ella, a fairy tale that includes musical performances by Olivia and Agent Broyles.
And I was wondering
if maybe you could watch her--
- I'm not very good at stories.
- Didn't you tell stories to Peter?
I was roughed up quite a lot as a child.
My name is Rachel.
I'm sorry to just show up like this...
Oh, you see, the...
Of course not. It's just a story.
You see, just as Olivia
was gathering the facts from Rachel...
...I didn't see a cop on the beat
plant evidence to get a promotion.
Olivia did her homework...
Peter Bishop is a con man...
But, as I have said, in this story,
things are not as they seem.
It's tempting. But I think I'll pass.
- ...Dr. Walter Bishop.
- It's you.
Who the hell is Peter Bishop?
Why are you looking for him?
- And my latest project, singing corpses.
- Two, three, four.
Teddy bears and chocolate bars.
You think Peter Bishop stole your heart?
I'm sure that would
come in handy, right?
You sent me packing this morning,
and you owe me six months' back pay.
...and maybe, on occasion,
take me dancing.
Boy, I wish I could work somewhere
...was he bald,
with an odd cadence to his voice?
It's like he just disappeared
off the face of the earth.
Hell, that's fabulous news.
Well done, Nina.
What is it?
Is that what he told you?
- ...you ever play that game Operation?
So, what made you
wanna be a detective?
To know your place in the world.
I'm not alone anymore
I can change. You'll see.
I can make up for all the harm I've done.
'Cause he mixes it with love
Aired 12 years ago - Apr 22, 2010
When two teenagers on a date turn up "dead" at an abandoned warehouse with the three puncture wounds to the soft palate — a trademark of the shape-shifters — the Fringe team investigates the evidence as well as the motives of mastermind Newton. Upon
discovering a shape-shifting embryo, Walter returns to the lab to conduct further analysis, and Olivia and Peter head to Massive Dynamic for answers. Meanwhile, Peter reveals a family secret to Olivia as Walter struggles to recall what Newton knows about "building a door".
Aired 12 years ago - Apr 15, 2010
When passengers aboard a commuter train appear to have died a still death, it seems that a switch was flipped because all cell phones, mp3 players, laptops, batteries and bodies have been drained of power. As the Fringe team assembles at the bizarre
crime scene, Peter remains suspicious that something is amiss with Walter, who is struggling to keep the unimaginable a secret. When the investigation leads them to Alistair Peck, a very powerful man who has tremendous energy with severe consequences, an ironic set of circumstances surface.
Aired 12 years ago - Apr 08, 2010
When a perfectly healthy woman is found dead from a disease she never had, the Fringe team investigates the origin of this inexplicably fatal condition before it claims more innocent victims. Meanwhile, Olivia struggles to keep Walter's secret from Peter, and her loyalty to Peter is tested as time goes on.
I'm right, aren't I?
If you agreed to keep this secret,
I'm sure you had a good reason.
I'm sure Agent Dunham is not interested
But you encouraged me to stick with it,
become a doctor.
Well, these are not chemical burns.
Oh! And I'll need two hot baths
and an oven.
She was prepping a case against
Do you really think Intrepus
Pharmaceutical killed this woman?
Sounds like her meeting
with Neil Wilson.
Well, I'm thinking that
cancer isn't contagious.
- You need me to call for some help?
- No. No, I'm fine.
...and that with proper training,
a simple touch can affect their chi...
- Come on in.
Why it is you've been so awkward
around me for the last couple weeks.
Okay. So we're good then, right?
See, that's the third time
that you guessed the billiard room.
It's because it's more than
a job to you.
That won't be necessary.
...and then how is he tracking
those people down?
As I've told you before,
there's nothing on record.
Because you haven't told him yet.
Dismissing any foreign elements.
A long time ago. Back in Jacksonville.
You don't, by any chance,
remember her name, do you?
- Peter. Peter, it's me. He's in my house!
A man came to see me
when I was in the hospital.
I called the nurses for help...
...had never come to see me...
Aired 12 years ago - Apr 01, 2010
Walter flashes back to 1985 while explaining Peter's otherworldly origins to Olivia. Also, Peter's mother is introduced, and details of the neighboring world reaffirms that there is more than one of everything.
Aired 13 years ago - Feb 02, 2010
After a violent tremor shakes a Manhattan office building to its core, leaving only one survivor who leads the Fringe Team to believe he is not from this reality. Walter surmises that what shook the building was not geologic, but rather something
discovered by him and William Bell many years ago. With another catastrophe imminent, the team races to Jacksonville, the site of Walter and William’s experiments, forcing Olivia to face her mysterious past in an effort to save hundreds of people from certain death.
Aired 13 years ago - Jan 28, 2010
When a specific group of guests at a wedding in Brookline, MA, suffocate from the inside out, the upsetting and disconcerting crime scene has the Fringe team investigating how the toxin was delivered and targeted. As evidence is taken into the lab,
it’s discovered that the wedding ceremony was a testing ground for a weaponized science experiment. Adding to the intense lab investigation, Walter uncovers an alarming formula that reveals a link to a branch on the Bishop family tree. With the escalating threat of more deadly attacks and unexpected familial ties to the case, the Fringe team stops at nothing to prevent further catastrophic events.
Aired 13 years ago - Jan 21, 2010
When a man enters an office in Boston for a meeting, he becomes disoriented and collapses, only to have his veins erupt and spray blood everywhere. Shortly after Olivia and Peter arrive at the scene to investigate the bizarre case, it's discovered
that a lethal virus with deep ties to something very valuable is spreading, so the CDC moves in to quarantine the building and eradicate the pathogens. Isolated inside with the rest of the exposed office employees, Peter and Olivia face life-threatening circumstances, sending Walter, Broyles and Astrid on a frantic search for a solution to save them.
Aired 13 years ago - Jan 14, 2010
Following an unexplained attack involving hideously deformed humans, the Fringe team visits the small town in upstate New York to uncover leads surrounding the bizarre case. When it's determined that these deformed people have managed to hide themselves for a while and they'll do just about anything to keep it that way.
I'm learning to appreciate cowardice.
It's called Deliverance.
We saw it together.
You don't believe in those creatures?
...they'll do just about anything
to keep it that way.
that the perpetrators took a kid.
Well, we'd like to see those reports.
You got him out of the house,
he's working a case. Ha, ha.
You ever get the feeling doing this job
just makes you less and less normal?
Do we have a preliminary?
If I hadn't pulled the trigger,
I'd be dead.
help me with my kit.
Walter, it's very sweet of you to
remember how much I love butterflies...
It's possible we could get the moth
to transform back.
Makes it a wonderful
He worked at the mill.
Still does odd jobs now and then.
Germ-line mutation, just as I thought.
The testing at Edina. Project Elephant.
What happened to you in Edina?
It was on the sign. Why?
- I've got an address, if you wanna meet.
- Yeah. That would be great.
Others have come before.
I'm going to take care of this.
The Army thought if they could generate
a massive electromagnetic pulse...
Walter, Walter, slow down.
You're saying that this pulse...
Walter, I want you and Astrid
to head back home.
It's time to give this up.
There are real consequences.
A large capacitor bank or
some form of compression generator.
I'm Walter Bishop.
Your grandfather was a friend of mine.
First I'll go, and then we'll go.
I went back 30 years, and the only
time the population goes down...
Going for the wishbone.
According to our files, your father
resigned from his commission in 1979.
He chose because of you,
didn't he, Rose?
...and he finally solved the problem.
Aired 13 years ago - Jan 11, 2010
After a teenage girl is pronounced brain dead, her mother takes her off life support, but when doctors operate quickly to remove her organs, the deceased girl shockingly awakens screaming an alphanumeric code. Equally as perplexing as her
resurrection is that she is now somehow able to speak Russian and possesses classified information only a high-ranking soldier would know. While the girl's mind-bending condition intensifies, Walter dusts off some old lab videos and hypothesizes the unthinkable, sending Olivia and Peter to investigate the bewildering case in an original.
(This is a season 1 un-aired episode)
She was brain dead. Her mother made
the decision to take her off life support.
Heh, heh. I imagine those would be
more of a special-order kind of thing.
- Any idea what "little star" is?
No one truly understands the nature
of human consciousness, Peter.
...but by the time I got to the hospital
she was in a coma.
...but she has some information
that only your husband should know.
Hello, I'm Dr. Walter
Bishop. This is Test Subject Number 6.
I've been really tired, but good, I guess.
Then I imagine you sit in judgment...
Lisa's mother certainly does.
I'm seeing him again, Andrew Rusk.
Why don't we just stay here
for a second?
According to the rigor of the body,
Rusk has been dead for three days.
...this could happen again?
Perhaps it is.
- No, they are merely superstition.
No, not at all.
What, like his illnesses would be
transferred along with his spirit?
You did. Just then.
He's been on medical leave
since the accident.
I'd wager that's what kept his energy
- This is gonna make you a little sleepy.
- So are you like a doctor?
No. No, she's like a friend who's a girl.
- That means it's working.
Dr. Bishop, we're at 6 hertz.
- I can't leave her.
- Miss Donovan.
Andrew. Andrew, who killed you?
Who did this to you?
Let me go!
- I'll meet you there.
- On my way.
Okay. I'll be right back.
Did the Navy
have you kill Andrew Rusk?
She couldn't deal with it anymore.
You get out of here. I have a gun.
I didn't have you killed.
I don't know what you're talking about.
Don't do this.
What the hell are you talking about?
They're gonna take you to the hospital
and make sure everything's okay...
...to deal with unfinished business.
Aired 13 years ago - Dec 10, 2009
A patient at a mental hospital undergoes impromptu surgery that leaves his brain exposed. William Bell resurfaces during the investigation of the strange circumstances and Olivia finds reason that the leader of the shape-shifters may have something to do with it.
Every classical symptom
of the condition. He exhibited each.
I'd like to see him when he was a patient.
- You can't describe either of the men?
- To be honest, I barely remember them.
As you can imagine,
I've thought long and hard about it.
The dead don't rise out of their graves
and perform midnight brain surgery.
...would try to open a corridor
from our universe to the other side.
See if you could locate Dr. Paris,
...well, my only supposition
is that he wasn't mad to begin with.
- In the same week?
- At two other hospitals.
Between you and me, I think
that's why they're keeping me here.
I don't understand. What kind of scar?
The nutrient bath won't keep it alive
more than five hours.
He's got a fresh scar
on the back of his head.
Because when you remove brain tissue
from a living body...
This is foreign tissue.
These MRI machines have magnets
that rip the metal out of the patients...
I'm not worried
about claustrophobia, Peter.
- You okay?
It certainly made him a better father.
It controls our inhibitions,
helps store long-term memory...
I don't want to go to a hospital.
...what would he need to do?
He would need to...
Remove or damage a section...
They've gotta be close.
...he was trying to re-create
a moment to help remember.
- They're secured.
There's something you should know.
It's about Walter Bishop.
- Tell me.
- Oh, no, no, no. Not yet.
Make your choice.
- We didn't get any answers.
- Sure we did.
Aired 13 years ago - Dec 03, 2009
After a cargo ship runs aground, the shoreline becomes littered with bodies hosting a giant squid-like creature. The Fringe team descends upon the scene to examine the bodies and discovers that the mysterious organisms are actually giant parasites.
As the investigation unfolds, Walter heads back to the lab while Olivia, Peter and Broyles race against time when they realize the case has ties to a threatening organization.
I wasn't following you, Walter.
We were coming to the same place.
It's similar to a tiny parasite
found in livestock.
My name is Tao Chen.
I'm from the Chinese Consulate.
And they gave her medicine
If the time of gestation is equal
to the time of transport...
We found him at the shipyard
where the boat was to dock.
That implies they're valuable.
Given the high cost of transporting
the creature, it must be quite a high.
Dr. Bishop, Agent Farnsworth.
Where can I find Agent Dunham?
There was a wire two weeks ago
from a bank here in Boston.
Matt. Um, can I see, like, a badge?
Oh, my God. I had no idea.
...between an obsessive-compulsive
germaphobe and our worms?
An intestinal hookworm.
So you might take that if you had,
say, a severe phobia of germs.
Can I please borrow some change
for the bus fare?
We wanted to ask you
a couple questions about your mother.
I was raised by my mother too.
It's not a coincidence at all.
You were following me.
His next surgery is in two days, right on
schedule with when the next boat's due.
We're running out of time
before that boat arrives.
Hello, Peter? It's me, Walter, your father--
I know it's got three fives,
a one, a zero, and two sevens...
They must have followed you back
I've got two dozen Chinese nationals dead,
a federal agent assaulted...
You wouldn't remember the addresses
of those herbalist shops, would you?
Okay. I got another lead
I'm tracking down.
She's all right, Walter.
They coming soon?
Peter said you were followed.
The doctor says it's a good prognosis
for Mei Lin's daughter and husband.
Aired 13 years ago - Nov 19, 2009
A peculiar abduction occurs in Boston, leading the Fringe team to uncover details of the mysterious man known as The Observer. While the bizarre case takes center stage, Walter, Peter and Astrid hit the lab to analyze unusual evidence and deal with Walter’s insatiable appetite for milkshakes.
Oh, you think that's funny?
if they can babysit.
I mean, we don't know
what to think.
But if so, it is the most
but before that,
I think these guys
A few hours after
that photo was taken,
and terrorism declines.
Uh, no, no, uh--
Just let her know that I called.
we took our seats.
it's just in my glove box.
What is so special about her?
Why save her?
The flatulence was horrible.
Well, can you give the address
On your knees.
until they succeed.
She crossed my mind...
Did he say
anything to you?
I was holding on to it
in the backseat
Aired 13 years ago - Nov 12, 2009
When a kidnapping rapidly escalates into a hostage situation in New York, local authorities close in on the suspects only to discover that an unknowable force has mind-blowing consequences. The investigation intensifies and the mystery and threat
deepen to unimaginable proportions when the Fringe Division identifies a link between the kidnapping and Massive Dynamic.
Aired 13 years ago - Nov 05, 2009
Human beings are reduced to ash statues and Broyles realizes that the same person responsible murdered five other persons four years ago... a case that he never solved.
you totally got me.
Walter, do you
have any thoughts?
But before we can
Walter, that is a man's remains
you're playing with.
- Maybe it dissipated when he did.
- [phone rings]
into her organic
and inorganic parts.
Well, we still know
Maybe we should meet
someplace, you and I,
By that definition alone,
but, when we break the rules,
we've got you to protect us.
It's like getting
a big fat head X-ray.
We have a phone number
for Timur Vasiliev
from human resources
at hartswell medical center.
for things that had more...
Instead, I lost them.
I thought you might have.
You can't kill the organism
without killing them both.
He's not going to hurt
His breathing's normal.
Walter, you said
that timur could contain it
it's in Russian.
I just wanted to tell you
Aired 13 years ago - Oct 15, 2009
The Fringe team travels cross-country to Seattle after learning of a mysterious incident involving a man who attacked his boss because he believed he was an evil ram-horned creature. As these puzzling occurrences continue, the team tirelessly
explores strange and creepy links to dreams. In pursuit of additional information, Agent Broyles has a disconcerting meeting with enigmatic Massive Dynamic executive Nina Sharp that leads the investigation in an unthinkable direction.
Aired 13 years ago - Oct 08, 2009
Recuperating from the traumatic and alarming meeting with Massive Dynamic founder William Bell, Agent Dunham consumes a powerful "fringe" concoction that Dr. Bishop prescribes to stimulate her memory. Meanwhile, the Fringe Division investigates a
series of robbery cases that are tied to shape-shifting. As clues are tracked and memories are jogged, another woman experimented on by Dr. Bishop is introduced and a flashback reveals more about Olivia's visit to the alternate reality.
Aired 13 years ago - Oct 01, 2009
Peter, Walter, Olivia and Broyles pursue a strange and deadly occurrence in Philadelphia where a bomb blew up inside a train station but left no trace of any explosive device. The perplexing and unexplained set of circumstances returns Walter to the
lab to closely examine the human remains where he uncovers an unlikely energy source that triggered the explosion. With the explosive threat of more bombs and links to a classified military project, the intense investigation leads Olivia and Peter to Iraq.
You can take off the shoes now.
Never liked Allston.
Arlington either, for that matter.
Shall I get my coat, Peter?
It seems that whatever happened
in here wiped the images.
Salty. Silica, I guess.
No one's stepped forward
to claim responsibility.
This looks like fungiform papillae.
- Where I live?
So apart from the obvious,
anything out of the ordinary?
- Officer Gillespe was the bomb.
- Fascinating, yes?
Was he on any medication
or under any sort of medical care?
Dunham. You all right?
Doesn't make sense.
Have you been taking the serum?
You've been experiencing an acute
nominal aphasia, Agent Dunham.
Well, for starters,
it might teach you some patience.
...most likely caused by radio waves.
But it still lists Malik Yusef,
Abbas Khalaf and Howar Ziad...
Then you're gonna need a federal agent
with you as well.
I can pay you, of course.
Yes, I do.
Radio waves would also
explain the eyewitness reports...
Well, I've been known
to leave an impression.
The soldiers had been exposed
to a synthetic neurotoxin.
Okay, Diane, you're all set.
Suitcase is at the front door.
Do you remember his name?
We believe Burgess traveled
to D.C. this morning under an alias...
...we may be able to jam the signal
and prevent her detonation.
All capitol transportation hubs
had them installed after 9/11.
I repeat, the signal cannot--
I'll call Broyles.
Aired 13 years ago - Sep 24, 2009
A series of strange disappearances in Pennsylvania attracts the attention of the Fringe team and leads them underground.
Walter also tries to recreate Olivia's accident using frogs and Charlie tries to find out how much she remembers.
Just looking for the hidden ninja sword.
Three, two, one.
He thinks you traveled
to another universe.
I think I met with someone.
- ...you appear to be fine.
- I appear to be?
Special Agent Olivia Dunham.
- Excuse me?
- Why are you so interested in this case?
Okay. Thanks, Charlie. Bye.
He likes to wear flannel shirts,
except, of course, in the summer.
Of course, it's a mutation.
Had it packed up, sent to Harvard.
Walter's taking a look at it now.
I lost my wife and my son 17 years ago.
I remember when I was first diagnosed
When you're ready,
I believe he can help you.
in an overactive immune system.
Could you imagine
living with a burden like that?
...with a straight face.
So he saved up all the money
from his paper route...
Can I come with you and your friend?
Check under the cushion, man.
Aired 13 years ago - Sep 17, 2009
Season two opens with Olivia's shocking return from the perplexing alternate reality, while Peter is unknowingly in a race against time with an ominous mobile force pursuing information about Olivia's visit.
Walter reenters the lab to cook up some fringe science and of course, some custard for Peter's Birthday.
What's that? Once you enter
a grocery store, you never leave again?
Now, Friday is your birthday.
You deserve something wonderful.
Agent in charge, where's Olivia Dunham?
...in primitive diagnostics.
Agent Dunham is not dead.
I've been informed that our failure
to deliver any usable results...
We were too late for Olivia.
Ella's at a friend's house. I didn't
want her to remember her aunt like this.
- I know. You went to New York.
I need my gun.
No, listen to me.
One of your agents is in the hospital.
So maximum torque
farthest away from the incident.
of the medications, though. Please.
He was a working here as a professor.
I refuse. Also, rib cutters,
toothed forceps and a bone saw.
...and says that we need an ambulance
for the girl.
She fires, hits me in my chest.
No. The water expulsion, though,
dramatic and messy...
My father recently took a little trip
down memory lane, and for no reason...
You wanted her to see God.
...that sometimes, it is far worse,
and when it is worse...
I'm afraid that this one
is out of our hands.
It's right over there.
But I can't seem to see
anything past that.
- Olivia, I need to ask you something.
It's good to see you too.