Fringe: Season 4, Episode 12

Welcome to Westfield (10 Feb. 2012)

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Peter, Olivia and Walter come face to face with a mysterious and terrifying Fringe event as they get trapped in a town that there's no escaping.

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Peter, Olivia and Walter come face to face with a mysterious and terrifying Fringe event as they get trapped in a town that there's no escaping. Written by Fox Publicity

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In season 3.11, "Reciprocity", Walter states that his blood is A positive. In "Welcome to Westwood", he claims to be O negative, a universal donor. See more »

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The Way into Walter
11 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode bodes better for Peter and Walter, there is less estrangement between the two and they are finally learning how to operate as a unit.

The Fringe team is sent to investigate some very X-Filesean events: An area where Cars and Trucks shut down by themselves, Radios scan out of range and things float in the air, and Planes inexplicably crash- In a way very similar to the Episode "Transformation" from the first season.

Of course Walter in his incessant need to imbibe in culinary uniquities, sees a restaurant in "Westfield" which he must visit to try out some potential gastronomic delight. And so a quick side trip to said establishment is undergone.

But what happens ends up being a visit to the Denny'sǂ from Hell - And the apparent source of this week's Fringe event. Initially the place looks harmless enough but for the tumbleweeds blowing through the streets, but the level of weird just keeps rising. Westfield is a town where all of the alternate realities seem to be meeting, and everything changes from minute to minute - Including Olivia's memory of Fringe events of her timeline.

"Dark Skies" Tim Kelleher (Steele) is an injured man found by Walter, Olivia and Peter, who after Walter saves, tells the trio some frightening turns of events. Seems universes are colliding on this very spot. People's memories are changing from moment to moment and the whole town is disintegrating right in front of them.

If people like to compare Fringe to The X Files then this episode should make them happy, it has all the earmarks of a typical X Files situation.

Can Walter figure it out before he and Peter and Olivia get swallowed up into this temporal cesspool that is engulfing the town? Peter is finally discovering how to please this Universe' version of Walter. They Way into Walter is through his Stomach. Now that Peter understand this, he can maybe go home.

ǂDenny's is a franchise of low-budget and similarly low-quality food establishments in Southern California.


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