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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:
...and "Fringe" jumps the shark 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 picture on Olivia's desk that she stares at is of John Scott, her former FBI partner and lover.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Walter is shown making a label for a calcium hydroxide solution and placing it on a bottle containing liquid. Calcium hydroxide is not soluble in water, so he can't have a solution of calcium hydroxide.See more »
Quotes:
Peter Bishop:Seems we're not the same. I don't dance.
Olivia Dunham:[Disappointed] Oh.
Peter Bishop:I'd take you though.
Olivia Dunham:[Surprised] You would?
Peter Bishop:Yeah.
[smiles]
Peter Bishop:Seems like it'd be fun.
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Movie Connections:
References Top Secret! (1984)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Low Spark of High Heeled BoysSee more »

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24 out of 76 people found the following review useful.
...and "Fringe" jumps the shark, 3 May 2010
Author: the_dood from United States

Oh boy! It's usually much later into a show's run that it gets desperate enough for an episode like this. Maybe it's just a matter of preference, but I really don't like it when programs take their main characters and give them slightly different roles in an attempt to be fresh. The musical numbers, in my mind, did not help either.

What's next? Peter's evil twin shows up or Cousin Oliver comes over to stay at the lab?

On the other hand it could just be an ill conceived idea by the writers/producers and a little tongue in cheek humor. If you like that sort of thing, then maybe this episode will be for you. For me, it was a waste of an hour.

Best of all, it doesn't have much to do with the overall story arc, so you can miss this and not miss a beat at the (hopefully much better) future episodes.

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