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"Fringe" Brown Betty (2010)

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Director:
Writers:
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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
29 April 2010 (Season 2, Episode 20)
Genre:
Plot:
Walter tells Ella and Astrid a story. It's a detective story in which Olivia, who's a detective, is... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Typically bad, but not the worst episode ever See more (13 total) »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Anna Torv ... Olivia Dunham

Joshua Jackson ... Peter Bishop

Lance Reddick ... Phillip Broyles

Blair Brown ... Nina Sharp

Jasika Nicole ... Astrid Farnsworth / Esther Figglesworth

John Noble ... Dr. Walter Bishop

Michael Cerveris ... September / Gemini

Ari Graynor ... Rachel / Kelsie

Ryan McDonald ... Brandon Fayette

Lily Pilblad ... Ella

Candus Churchill ... Dead Singer / Corpse #3

Sarah Hayward ... Nurse (as Sarah Ann Hayward)

Tom Pickett ... Dead Singer / Corpse #1

John Prowse ... Dead Singer / Corpse #2
Erica Van Briel ... Assistant
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Isaiah Adam ... Deputy (uncredited)

Leonard Nimoy ... Dr. William Bell (voice) (uncredited)

Scott Patey ... Stock Boy (uncredited)
Simon Raymond ... U.S. Patent Officer (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Seith Mann 
 
Writing credits
J.J. Abrams (created by) &
Alex Kurtzman (created by) &
Roberto Orci (created by)

Jeff Pinkner (written by) &
J.H. Wyman (written by) &
Akiva Goldsman (written by)

Produced by
J.J. Abrams .... executive producer
Bryan Burk .... executive producer
Joe Chappelle .... co-executive producer
Akiva Goldsman .... consulting producer
Tamara Isaac .... co-producer
Alex Kurtzman .... consulting producer
Kathy Lingg .... producer
Ashley Miller .... producer (as Ashley Edward Miller)
Roberto Orci .... consulting producer
Jeff Pinkner .... executive producer
Reid Shane .... supervising producer
Josh Singer .... supervising producer
Zack Stentz .... producer
Tanya M. Swerling .... co-producer (as Tanya Swerling)
Jeff Vlaming .... supervising producer
David Wilcox .... co-executive producer
J.H. Wyman .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Giacchino 
Chris Tilton 
 
Cinematography by
Thomas Yatsko (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Luyen Vu 
 
Casting by
April Webster 
 
Production Design by
Ian D. Thomas  (as Ian Thomas)
 
Art Direction by
Peter Andringa (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Louise Roper 
 
Costume Design by
Jenni Gullett 
 
Makeup Department
Ian C. Ballard .... department head hair (as Ian Ballard)
Dana Hamel .... department head make-up
Amanda Kuryk .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Nicholas Podbrey .... special effects makeup coordinator (uncredited)
Vince Yoshida .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Amanda Lencioni Barnett .... post-production supervisor (as Amanda Lencioni)
April Nocifora .... post-production supervisor
Vladimir Stefoff .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David R. Baron .... second assistant director (as David Baron)
Greg Zenon .... first assistant director
Tim Whyte .... trainee assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Robert K. Smith .... property master (as Rob Smith)
Gavin De West .... props (uncredited)
Tamara Gauthier .... set dresser (uncredited)
Cathie Hahnel .... graphic artist (uncredited)
Scott R. Lee .... lead carpenter (uncredited)
Michael Love .... props buyer (uncredited)
Paula R. Montgomery .... set decoration buyer (uncredited)
Ken Palkow .... prop fabricator (uncredited)
Jerry Staar .... assistant props (uncredited)
Andrew Thompson .... lead greensman (uncredited)
John Wilcox .... paint coordinator (uncredited)
Matthew Wilson .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Eric Batut .... sound mixer
Paul Curtis .... supervising sound editor
Brian Harman .... re-recording mixer
Rick Norman .... re-recording mixer
Scott Cannizzaro .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Christopher Cleator .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Jason Oliver .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Deron Street .... first assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Bruce Tanis .... sound effects designer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Bob Comer .... special effects coordinator
Douglas W. Beard .... special effects designer (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Robert Habros .... visual effects supervisor: Vancouver
Tefft Smith .... cg supervisor: Gnomon Studios
Jay Worth .... visual effects supervisor: Los Angeles
Johnathan R. Banta .... lead compositor (uncredited)
David Beedon .... digital effects artist: CoSA VFX (uncredited)
Rodrigo Dorsch .... digital compositor: Zoic Studios (uncredited)
O.T. Hight .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Christopher Lance .... digital compositor: CoSA VFX (uncredited)
Davy Nethercutt .... digital compositor (uncredited)
John Patrick .... character technical director (uncredited)
Fred Pienkos .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Cesar Quijada .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Jason Sax .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
Jon Tanimoto .... digital compositor: CoSA VFX (uncredited)
Chris Wright .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Mike Mitchell .... stunt coordinator (as Michael Mitchell)
Rob Hayter .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David J. Dawson .... key grip (as David Dawson)
Christopher Tammaro .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Chris Tammaro)
David S. Warner .... gaffer (as David Warner)
Andre Gheorghiu .... motion picture video coordinator (uncredited)
Liane Hentscher .... still photographer (uncredited)
Prem Marimuthu .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Gregory Middleton .... additional photographer (uncredited)
Glenn Pineau .... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Scott Wallace .... video playback operator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Corinne Clark .... casting: Canada
Jennifer Page .... casting: Canada
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Keith Lau .... costume illustrator
Heather Seshadri .... costume dyer/breakdown (uncredited)
Audrey Wong .... costume set supervisor (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Ross Cavanaugh .... post-production assistant
Jennifer Van Goethem .... assistant editor
Kyle Cunningham .... executive sales assistant: Technicolor Creative Services Vancouver (uncredited)
Tyson Hilgenberg .... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Jaan Spirka .... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Scott Walden .... location manager
Bill Burns .... location scout (uncredited)
Tom Teotico .... location scout (uncredited)
 
Music Department
J.J. Abrams .... composer: main title theme
Paul Apelgren .... music editor
Billy Gottlieb .... music supervisor
Michael Lord .... musical adaptation
Charles Scott IV .... music supervisor (as Charles L. Scott IV)
Frank Macchia .... music preparation (uncredited)
Bryan Pezzone .... musician: piano (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Larry Tardif .... transportation captain (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Kymn Brettoner .... production accountant
Andrew Kramer .... main title design
Alexandra La Roche .... script supervisor
Shayne A. Wilson .... assistant production coordinator
Lilla Zuckerman .... production staff
Nora Zuckerman .... production staff
Chris Bedyk .... documentary camera operator (uncredited)
Amy D'Alessandro .... titles by (uncredited)
Adam Hann-Byrd .... writers production assistant (uncredited)
Garnett Humenick .... craft service (uncredited)
Krista Huppert .... payroll assistant (uncredited)
Tom MacNeill .... stand-in (uncredited)
Nicholas Podbrey .... puppeteer (uncredited)
Suzanne E. Smith .... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Tiffani Timms .... stand-in (uncredited)
Max Torroba .... playback coordinator (uncredited)
Linda Watters .... stand-in (uncredited)
Lilla Zuckerman .... staff writer (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Runtime:
44 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The glyphs for this episode spell out: HEARTSee more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Dunham (in Walter's tale) goes into Rachel's apartment to find Rachel dead, her right eye is open/closed between shots.See more »
Quotes:
Peter Bishop:[as Miles Davis' Freddie the Freeloader plays... ] Do you like jazz?
Olivia Dunham:Jazz?
Peter Bishop:Miles, Duke, Louie, John Coltrane. You can tell a lot about a person by the music they listen to. And whether or not they dance.
Olivia Dunham:Jazz- not so much, but dancing? Sure.
Peter Bishop:Well, I guess we're opposites. I hate to dance.
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Movie Connections:
References The Princess Bride (1987)See more »
Soundtrack:
Head Over HealsSee more »

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23 out of 59 people found the following review useful.
Typically bad, but not the worst episode ever, 2 May 2010
Author: jlk4imdb from SF Bay Area, CA

Sorry orizano, but giving this episode 9 out of 10 is just pure fanboyism.

Most musical episodes of normally non-musical shows are bad. This episode was no exception. It was neither a "character builder" nor something to advance the story arc much.

The only positives I can see from this episode was several appearances by Gene the cow, a cool looking prop (I won't spoil anything by saying what it is), and Olivia looking period lovely.

The negatives were many: the mixing of modern devices into the story require the repeated tired excuse of Walter's "imagination," Olivia (Anna Torv) is a pretty weak singer, the song choices were uninspired, the few amusing moments were unexceptional, and the plot was very muddled.

It was possibly not a complete throwaway episode, but I can't think of anything that one would miss by never seeing it.

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