Best "Fringe" Episodes

by VlVlVl | created - 07 Jun 2012 | updated - 08 Feb 2013 | Public

My favourite episodes from Fringe.

*8 Season 1 episodes. [2/5] *10 Season 2 episodes. [1/5] *10 Season 3 episodes. [4/5] *7 Season 4 episodes. [5/5] *5 Season 5 episodes. [3/5]

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1. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: White Tulip (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.3
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The Fringe team investigate a train full of people who died in a mysterious way. Olivia and the others then meet the astrophysicist who was responsible for the "experiment" and who can reset the time.

Director: Thomas Yatsko | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 2,188

9+/10.

Season 2, Episode 18.

Walter: Grief can drive people to extraordinary lenghts.

2. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: An Enemy of Fate (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.4
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As the Observers close in, Walter and September desperately work to complete the plan, but one obstacle after another hinders their progress.

Director: J.H. Wyman | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

Votes: 2,458

9/10.

Season 5, Episode 13.

Walter: You're my favorite thing, Peter! Peter: I love you, Dad!

3. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Over There: Part 2 (2010)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.3
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Olivia and William Bell rescue Walter from the hospital. Then Olivia meets her double, who is a dangerous woman, trying to find Peter; however they fight but Olivia subdues her. Olivia ... See full summary »

Director: Akiva Goldsman | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,749

9/10.

Season 2, Episode 23.

Olivia: You have to come back because you belong with me!

4. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The Day We Died (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.1
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Peter successfully enters the machine with Olivia's help, and is transported to the future days where Walternate's universe is the one which has been destroyed. Walter learns about the ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,764

8+/10.

Season 3, Episode 22.

Walter: For all intent and purposes, that was the day we died.

5. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: There's More Than One of Everything (2009)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.2
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David Robert Jones comes out of hiding following an attempt on Nina Sharp's life while Walter leaves accompanied by the mysterious Observer.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 1,924

8+/10.

Season 1, Episode 20.

Peter: You don't say?

6. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Jacksonville (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.0
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An earthquake from the other side is being felt on our Universe as well. Furthermore, the only survivor seems to be from the alternate Universe. Walter attempts to get Olivia "recover" her ability to make out things from the other side.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,602

8+/10.

Season 2, Episode 15.

Broyles: There are times when the only choices you have left are bad ones.

7. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Safe (2008)

TV-14 | 65 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.6
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After a series of mysterious bank robberies, a suspect is found embedded into a wall, causing Walter to realize that they have not only found a way to literally walk through walls, but are looking for something he's made in the past.

Director: Michael Zinberg | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Kirk Acevedo, Lance Reddick

Votes: 1,573

8+/10.

Season 1, Episode 10.

8. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2008)

TV-14 | 82 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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After a plane from Hamburg returns with no survivors, FBI agent Olivia Dunham goes after the only person that might shed some light on the incident - a scientist that has been in a mental hospital for the last 17 years.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 3,033

8+/10.

Season 1, Episode 1.

Walter Bishop: The only thing better than a cow is a human! Unless you need milk. Then you really need a cow. Nina Sharp: Question him.

9. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The Bullet That Saved the World (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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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 Phillip Broyles is working with the Observers.

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

Votes: 1,275

8/10.

Season 5, Episode 4.

10. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: What Lies Below (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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After a man spreads a pathogen on the grounds of a company, the Fringe team start an investigation. While stuck inside the quarantine zone, Peter and Olivia try to identify the origin of the pathogen. Outside, Walter tries to find a cure.

Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,347

8/10.

Season 2, Episode 13.

Walter: Some things are meant to be left alone.

11. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The Man from the Other Side (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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The body of a female teenager is found along with shapeshifter marks. Walter examines the embryo of a shapeshifter, that came from the alternate Universe. The team try to anticipate the shapeshifters' next moves.

Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,377

8/10.

Season 2, Episode 19.

12. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Olivia (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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After the extraordinary turn of events that shockingly left an imprisoned Olivia "over there," she fights to find her way home. Meanwhile, Peter and Walter try to move on with their lives unknowingly alongside alternate Olivia.

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,492

8/10.

Season 3, Episode 1.

13. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The Plateau (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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In the alternate universe, Olivia and the Fringe Division investigate weird accidents with casualties apparently with no connection except ballpoint pens found on the spots. But when Olivia... See full summary »

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,354

8/10.

Season 3, Episode 3.

14. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Peter (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.4
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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.

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 2,334

8/10.

Season 2, Episode 16.

Walter: There's only room for one God in this lab, and it's not yours.

15. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Subject 13 (2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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This follow-up to last season's "Peter" flashback episode revisits a poignant period of time for both the Bishops and Olivia.

Director: Frederick E.O. Toye | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,347

8/10.

Season 3, Episode 15.

16. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Grey Matters (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Olivia and Peter look into some patients of mental institutions that regain their mental state after having gone through a brain intervention performed by a shape-shifter named Newton. This is directly related to Walter and his brain.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,393

8/10.

Season 2, Episode 10.

Walter: I'm perfectly sane. Broyles: There's only one Walter Bishop.

17. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The Road Not Taken (2009)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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The Fringe team investigate a case of spontaneous human combustion. Olivia starts experiencing visions of the alternate Universe. She uses this ability to solve the case.

Director: Frederick E.O. Toye | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 1,484

8/10.

Season 1, Episode 18.

Walter: A myth is just an unverified fact.

18. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Entrada (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.1
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Peter grapples with the aftermath of recent events as Olivia desperately searches for an ally. Meanwhile, the Fringe Team discovers a critical device that communicates between universes.

Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,379

8/10.

Season 3, Episode 8.

Walter: No gun for me. Walter: It's all because of that temptress. She tricked my son with her carnal manipulation and he fell right into her vagenda.

19. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Anomaly XB-6783746 (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.0
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Young observer remains muted. The team seeks Nina Sharp's help to understand him, but the mission is compromised.

Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

Votes: 1,238

8/10.

Season 5, Episode 10.

20. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Through the Looking Glass and What Walter Found There (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Walter retrieves another video tape from the amber and it leads the team into a pocket universe.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

Votes: 1,148

8/10.

Season 5, Episode 6.

21. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Brave New World: Part 2 (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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In the Season Four finale, the Fringe team is pushed to their breaking point as they desperately attempt to prevent a catastrophic event threatening the lives of everyone.

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,413

8/10.

Season 4, Episode 22.

22. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The Last Sam Weiss (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Olivia joins forces with the mysterious Sam Weiss in a desperate race against time.

Director: Thomas Yatsko | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,258

8/10.

Season 3, Episode 21.

Olivia: I love you.

23. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Over There: Part 1 (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.1
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Olivia and William Bell rescue Walter from the hospital. Then Olivia meets her double, who is a dangerous woman, trying to find Peter; however they fight but Olivia subdues her. Olivia ... See full summary »

Director: Akiva Goldsman | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,571

8/10.

Season 2, Episode 22.

24. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Ability (2009)

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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The team investigates a number of people who died faceless after their orifices are sealed while German agents investigating David Robert Jones' escape question Olivia.

Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 1,546

8/10.

Season 1, Episode 14.

25. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The Dreamscape (2008)

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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The Fringe division investigate the questionable fall of a Massive Dynamic executive analyst. John helps Olivia crack the case. Peter meets up with an old girlfriend.

Director: Frederick E.O. Toye | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 1,513

8/10.

Season 1, Episode 9.

26. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Momentum Deferred (2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Walter analyzes the body of a shapeshifter and then reconnects with an old patient that has the ability to distinguish the people from the other world. Olivia finally recalls her encounter with Belly.

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 1,443

8/10.

Season 2, Episode 4.

Walter: A little cannabis before bedtime does wonders.

27. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: A New Day in the Old Town (2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Olivia is in a car accident, an unusual person is looking for a member of the team, and Walter makes plans for celebrating Peter's birthday.

Director: Akiva Goldsman | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 1,656

8/10.

Season 2, Episode 1.

Peter: I'm with her.

28. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Welcome to Westfield (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.8
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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.

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,341

8/10.

Season 4, Episode 12.

29. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Five-Twenty-Ten (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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The team retrieves another cassette tape from the amber. With Nina Sharp's help, the team recovers 2 cylinders. While Peter works independently to score a minor victory against the Observers, Olivia ascertains Peter's secret.

Director: Eagle Egilsson | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble

Votes: 1,089

-8/10.

Season 5, Episode 7.

30. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The End of All Things (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.9
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Olivia and Nina Sharp are prisoner in an abandoned facility by David Robert Jones. He tortures Nina to force Olivia to use her abilities to activate the lights in a box. However Olivia ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,280

8/10.

Season 4, Episode 14.

Olivia: Peter, I'm in love with you. I can't just turn that off and I don't want to lose you.

31. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Letters of Transit (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

9.1
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In the future, the Observers rule and humans that survived the purge serve them. There are still a small number of people fighting for the resistance, and one of them has discovered one of ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 2,056

8/10.

Season 4, Episode 19.

Walter: These aren't the droids you're looking for.

32. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: 6B (2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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A series of Fringe events leads the team to the home of a woman grieving over the death of her husband, while Peter and Olivia make an effort to repair the emotional rift between them.

Director: Thomas Yatsko | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,253

-8/10.

Season 3, Episode 14.

33. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Alone in the World (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Two bullying boys die and exhibit an alarming state of rapid decay. Their would-be victim, an extremely lonely boy, has a remarkably unusual connection to the killer. Meanwhile, Walter fears for his sanity.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,134

-8/10.

Season 4, Episode 3.

Walter: Aaron, I know how hard it is to make connections. I know how hard it is to be lonely. I know it takes courage to take someone elses hand, to trust that they won't leave you. I won't leave you Aaron. I'm begging you not to leave me, please.

34. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Bloodline (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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In the parallel universe, Olivia is submitted to an EPV test since her sister died during the delivery of her baby. When she returns to her apartment, she is abducted and taken to a ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,195

-8/10.

Season 3, Episode 18.

35. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Concentrate and Ask Again (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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When a scientist is killed by a blue dust that grinds his bones up, the Fringe Division investigates the case and suspects a biological attack. The investigation leads them to a former ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Smith | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,199

-8/10.

Season 3, Episode 12.

36. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The Abducted (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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In the parallel universe, a kidnapper called The Candy Man abducts the boy Max. The Fringe Division is assigned to investigate the case and soon Olivia learns that Broyles' son Christopher ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Russell | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,213

-8/10.

Season 3, Episode 7.

37. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Bad Dreams (2009)

TV-14 | 58 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.6
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FBI agent Dunham believes that she is killing random people in her dreams.

Director: Akiva Goldsman | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 1,517

-8/10.

Season 1, Episode 17.

38. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: The Arrival (2008)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A strange cylinder which is somehow connected to Walter and a man known as "the Observer" appears from the ground at a construction site.

Director: Paul A. Edwards | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo

Votes: 1,857

-8/10.

Season 1, Episode 4.

39. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Back to Where You've Never Been (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Peter convinces Olivia and Lincoln to help him to go to the parallel universe to ask for help to Walternate to return to his timeline since Walter refuses to help him. They cross using the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,248

-8/10.

Season 4, Episode 8.

40. Fringe (2008–2013)
Episode: Enemy of My Enemy (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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The alternate Olivia and Lincoln arrest David Robert Jones and bring him to the Fringe Division headquarters. Peter uses his knowledge about the criminal to help to interrogate him. However... See full summary »

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown

Votes: 1,201

-8/10.

Season 4, Episode 9.