Walter examines some bodies that have been infected with unusual worms. Olivia and Peter run an investigation after speaking with a survivor. Meanwhile Walter demands more independence from Peter.

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Nina Sharp (credit only)
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Ming Che
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After a cargo ship runs aground, the shoreline becomes littered with bodies hosting a giant squid-like creature. The Fringe team descends upon the scene to examine the bodies and discovers that the mysterious organisms are actually giant parasites. As the investigation unfolds, Walter heads back to the lab while Olivia, Peter and Broyles race against time when they realize the case has ties to a threatening organization. Written by FOX Publicity

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As Peter is talking on the phone with the person from Chinatown, the phone is in alternate hands on alternate sides of his face with each shot. See more »

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Dr. Walter Bishop: My name is Walter. The Number 5 bus hasn't stopped here for over two hours. Not that it matters. I used up all my bus fare to dial seven wrong numbers. I can't remember Peter's number. I know it's got three fives, a one, a zero, and two sevens... but for the life of me, I can't remember the correct sequence.
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The weaker episodes invariably set the baseline
29 March 2015 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

In reviewing individual episodes of some excellent series I have noticed that the weaker episodes are useful for establishing a baseline.

And this is one of the weakest in the series, especially disappointing after the buildup to parallel dimensions from the last season.

It is OK and fine to allow character buildup.

But what the writers overlooked at the is that the viewer watches with a constant vigilance (if you will) for non-logical events or paradoxes. If you introduce these, you lose the viewer.

In this story, Peter is going all James Bond with no gun or backup. He does this several times, finally getting captured and tortured for his trouble.

Didn't make sense to me when I was watching and does not make sense while writing about it.

Weak.


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