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Fringe 

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An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Anna Torv ...  Olivia Dunham / ... 100 episodes, 2008-2013
Joshua Jackson ...  Peter Bishop 100 episodes, 2008-2013
Jasika Nicole ...  Astrid Farnsworth / ... 100 episodes, 2008-2013
John Noble ...  Dr. Walter Bishop / ... 100 episodes, 2008-2013
Lance Reddick ...  Phillip Broyles / ... 90 episodes, 2008-2013
Blair Brown ...  Nina Sharp / ... 90 episodes, 2008-2012
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Storyline

The FBI teams up with a formerly-institutionalized scientist - who was performing experiments on the fringe of real science - and his son to investigate weird crimes that are seemingly part of a larger pattern, and may be connected with a global company called Massive Dynamic. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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New cases. Endless impossibilities. See more »


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USA | Canada

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English

Release Date:

9 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fringe See more »

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British Columbia, Canada See more »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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When the adult Peter first arrives in the alternate universe, slightly altered DC comic book covers can be seen mounted on a wall. One is a crossover issue starring Red Lantern and Red Arrow, in our universe, both characters are associated with the color Green. The other is what appears to be a copy of a Superman comic, "The Man of Steel Returns", in our universe, this is a Batman title called, "The Dark Knight Returns". Superman's distinctive red cape can be seen in place of Batman's black cape on the shadowy hero. Both covers have distinctive red colors not found in our universe versions. Red is the color code for this show's alternate universe. See more »

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Most shots of "Harvard" are actually Yale Univ. Mostly cross campus courtyard and Old campus courtyard. See more »

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Referenced in The Strain: Night Zero (2014) See more »

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More To It Than Meets The Eye
9 September 2009 | by mtrxhckrSee all my reviews

I first started following the series at launch, viewing the first 3 episodes. Then i completely forgot about it. I just recently started viewing this again and i have to say, there's more to it than the first couple of episodes let you see. The plot deepens as episodes go by, the role of the "mad scientist" becomes clearer and everything slowly ties in together like a perfect puzzle. The story is not one of the most original you'll find, but it is told in a most beautiful way, a way that will keep you hooked until the end. The characters are strong and so are the actors/actresses that bring them to life. The effects are top notch. An overall great TV show with that classical X Files feel to it but with a twist, a twist that i personally enjoy and one that made me anxiously await the second installment in the TV series. Highly recommended to all you X Files fans and also for anyone that enjoys a conspiracy plot that has some substance. An easy 9 out of 10.


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