Fringe (2008–2013)

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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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 Olivia Dunham / ... (100 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Peter Bishop (100 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Astrid Farnsworth / ... (100 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Dr. Walter Bishop / ... (100 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Phillip Broyles / ... (90 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Nina Sharp / ... (90 episodes, 2008-2012)
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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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9 September 2008 (USA)  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Unlike other actors who've gone bald for their characters (such as 'Michael Rosenbaum'_'s decision to shave his head to play Lex Luthor in Smallville (2001)) Michael Cerveris, who plays "The Observer," was already shaved bald before being cast. He first shaved his head completely in 1993 while playing Tommy in the Broadway musical "The Who's Tommy," because he wore a wig in that show and found it more comfortable to put the wig over a shaved head. However, Cerveris does actually have eyebrows; the Fringe (2008) makeup artists only make it appear that he does not. See more »

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Despite being set in Boston many of the neighborhoods bear no resemblance to the actual Boston neighborhoods they are supposed to represent. See more »

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Addictive
14 November 2009 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

somehow I passed over this show for more than a year because I thought it's yet another crime-detective production, but I was so wrong. For some reason I decided to test it by watching the first episode, and after that I was hooked - had to watch the second, then the third, the fourth, everything!

This show doesn't set out to expose government conspiracies, there's no offensive language, no bare breasts, neither artificial humor. It wins by appealing to the imagination, based on current state of science but not confined by it, creating a very interesting and engaging story that is also believable.

They have also found a very good leading actress in Anna Torv. She's probably not Miss Universe material, but is very likable and makes the show even more worth watching.

This is the kind of show that could be watched over and over again and not get boring. In spite of the self-contained storyline of each episode, there's also a dark undercurrent that will eventually unify everything. I can't wait to watch it all unfold!


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