Fringe: Season 5, Episode 3

The Recordist (12 Oct. 2012)

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After piecing together the videos of Walter's plan Olivia, Peter, Walter and Etta head to rural Pennsylvania to retrieve essential materials for the plan. There they encounter a group of ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
River Massey
Edwin Massey
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Bark Man #1
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After piecing together the videos of Walter's plan Olivia, Peter, Walter and Etta head to rural Pennsylvania to retrieve essential materials for the plan. There they encounter a group of archivists who may be able to help with some local obstacles. Written by David Foss

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When the team is watching the video tape, Walter gives the coordinates as 49° 20' 2" North 79° 12' 32" West. Olivia repeats the location as 41° 20' 2" North 79° 12' 32" West. Etta asks, "Are you sure?" Peter responds, "She's sure." Also, Walter's location would put them in Canada. See more »


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Fringe The Recordist
14 October 2012 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

The guys found tape number 1 that Walter in the past warned everyone about. It was actually tape 3 that the gang found because Walter has placed them all out of order. This tape tells an important location to the task for the guys. Walter does not want to the place told about in the video but he must go because they cannot leave anyone behind. When the gets to the open area they see someone is watching them. It turns out that there was more then one person out there and now they have guns. They are taken to more people and one of them recognizes the people from the past. Walter is then shown a place where history since the invasion is shown including past news of the fringe division. The people who live here seem to develop this markings on their skin but Walter cannot leave until he gets his plan. Astrid looking at the video hears him say that he must find a mine so they go looking in it. Back in Manhatton the crew are seen and followed to the rural areas. When the crew get into the the mine they find that people effected in the mine could become worse so Walter must do some investigating. Just then everyone seems to be getting the marks on people's skin so it means they must leave soon. Henrietta then gets a call saying they are being followed and need to get out of there. Olivia and Peter talk about the past especially Olivia who can remember so much including thinking her daughter had died back then. The grew can get the materials they need but the group leader cannot go as he does not want to lose his child. There was no copper at the other camp so the group leader let himself go in order to help the revolution. Good episode and has made some good things to happen in the future.


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