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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There have been several indications that in the alternate universe, The West Wing (1999) did not end with its seventh season, but is in fact still running - albeit with an Barack Obama-like presidential character (instead of the President Santos character played by Jimmy Smits whose inauguration ended the real show). The real "West Wing" was originally supposed to have a black president, but actor Sidney Poitier turned down the role that eventually went to Martin Sheen. 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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