The story alternates to the Fringe Team "over here" where they investigate a mystifying case that people are discovered in a trance-like state that ultimately leads to their death. The unlikely suspect: a mysterious box. As Peter and Walter collaborate to study its properties, alternate Olivia presses on and turns up the heat on an unsuspecting Peter. Meanwhile, key information about the future is revealed when Walter and Nina meet at Massive Dynamic for the emotional reading of the last will and testament of William Bell. Written by
Did You Know?
When Walter Bishop is explaining to Peter and Astrid how music affects brainwaves, he uses two different songs: the classical one, as shown, from Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro". The "disturbing" rock song is, however, the main theme of the 80s TV series Miami Vice
(1984). See more
Walter places the frying pan on the lab table when discussing the machine but in the next shot it is back over the bunsen burner. See more
Dr. Walter Bishop
Kent Street. I frequented a massage parlor just around the corner. I used to get off right here.
Sure hope you're talking about the station, Walter.
References Miami Vice
The Marriage of Figaro, Act I
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart See more