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Fracture 

The Fringe division investigates the explosion of a police officer. Olivia starts having visions about her experience on the other side.

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Charlie Francis (credit only)
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Nina Sharp (credit only)
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Astrid Farnsworth
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The Observer
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In Philadelphis, the Police Officer Daniel Gillespe receives a phone call and leaves his partner alone to pick up a briefcase in a Train Station. When he catches the object, his body hardens and blows up killing eleven people. Soon the Fringe Division investigates and discovers that it was not a terrorist attack with a bomb; instead it was Gillespe's body parts that killed the passengers. Dr. Bishop finds in the autopsy that something was injected in Officer Gillespe since there are needle marks in his toes. However the footage from the surveillance camera does not help since there is static blurring the image. Peter and Olivia head to Gillespe's house to interview his wife and Olivia accidentally finds a hidden compartment with the drugs used by Gillespe. Soon they discover that an AWOL colonel, Raymond Gordon, may be behind the explosion. Meanwhile Peter and his father seek out a new apartment to live and Olivia meets Sam Weiss to treat her physical and mental problems. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The glyphs in this episode spell out "burial." See more »

Goofs

As Dunham stands to brief the room regarding Burgess while seated, pushes herself out from her desk with her cane facing one way, then pushes herself up with the cane having switched to the opposite angle when the shot changes. See more »

Quotes

[to Sam, while holding him at gunpoint]
Olivia Dunham: Listen to me, you son of a bitch. I'm not here to bowl, try on shoes... or have you play games with my head. I am here because I was told that you could fix me.
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

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The Air That I Breathe
Written by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood
Performed by The Hollies
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Another Episode without Connection with the Parallel Universe
13 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

In Philadelphis, the Police Officer Daniel Gillespe receives a phone call and leaves his partner alone to pick up a briefcase in a Train Station. When he catches the object, his body hardens and blows up killing eleven people. Soon the Fringe Division investigates and discovers that it was not a terrorist attack with a bomb; instead it was Gillespe's body parts that killed the passengers. Dr. Bishop finds in the autopsy that something was injected in Officer Gillespe since there are needle marks in his toes. However the footage from the surveillance camera does not help since there is static blurring the image. Peter and Olivia head to Gillespe's house to interview his wife and Olivia accidentally finds a hidden compartment with the drugs used by Gillespe. Soon they discover that an AWOL colonel, Raymond Gordon, may be behind the explosion. Meanwhile Peter and his father seek out a new apartment to live and Olivia meets Sam Weiss to treat her physical and mental problems.

"Fracture" is another episode of "Fringe" without connection with the parallel universe storyline. Just like the previous episode, it is entertaining in the X-Files style. Olivia seems to be recalling her experience in the parallel universe and Sam Weiss is curing her. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Fracture"


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