Fringe: Season 1, Episode 14

Ability (10 Feb. 2009)

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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.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
FBI Agent
Philip LeStrange ...
Chinasa Ogbuagu ...
ND Agent #1
Paramedic #1


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.

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Noah Bean plays an unnamed agent that calls in a favor from an old college girlfriend that breaks lawyer/client privilege to provide leading information on the current FBI case at hand. He also plays David Connor on Damages (2007), in which his fiancée works in a law office for a boss that is known to break several rules to get what she wants. See more »


Besides the fact that the German guards speak the language extremely poor, some words and/or articulations are not commonly used in German language and sound extremely cliché (i.e. the translation of 'Sir' to 'Mein Herr'). See more »


References Star Trek (1966) See more »


End Title Theme (Composed by Michael Giacchino)
Written by Michael Giacchino
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I take it back, this is the real mind bender here.
23 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Goodness, it has been quite a while since I wrote a review for a Fringe episode, now, where do I begin? ...Ah yes...

After a portion of people have died with a disease leaving them faceless and no where to breath the fringe team's investigations take them to the mysterious escape of Dr. David Robetr Jones, who may be on their side, especially Olivia's.

Very engaging story arc here, though it felt a tad disjointed in some areas, things did work out in the end.

I won't say much on it but the monologue read on the note in one scene really expands this show's universe and questions a lot.

Also a nice character development moment for Olivia and her relationship with both Jones and Peter.


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