Fringe: Season 5, Episode 4

The Bullet That Saved the World (26 Oct. 2012)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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An act of kindness by Peter draws attention to Etta. The Observers deal with an infiltrator and we learn of a resistance leader known as the Dove and coincidentally that that Phillip Broyles is working with the Observers.

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An act of kindness by Peter draws attention to Etta. The Observers deal with an infiltrator and we learn of a resistance leader known as the Dove and coincidentally that that Phillip Broyles is working with the Observers.

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The bullet that saved the world, the bullet that Etta found and wears, is the bullet that Walter shot into Oliva's head and killed her (momentarily), shut down the universe collapse and thus saved two worlds. See more »

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Henrietta Bishop: [about a complex physics formula retrieved from a secret location] Will you be able to figure it out?
Dr. Walter Bishop: [Frustrated] Don't you understand, this is Greek to me! Except I read Greek. This is Aramaic to me! Not the western dialect, I do speak that.
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Antimatter, Matter, and Men without Faces
27 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was worth waiting two weeks for. Peter is waylaid by a nosy Observer. He barely gets away. Windmark and Broyles seem to be cracking down on Resistance agents within the ranks of the loyalists.

Henrietta reveals she not only has a gift for keeping Observers out of her mind, but she can teach the trick to others. The down side? It may take up to a year to train Peter, Olivia, Astrid and Walter.

The latest tape was barely decipherable, but Walter has left clues to himself where he hid things. Unfortunately, the thing they need is beyond a busy Observer Checkpoint. Olivia and Henrietta try to figure out a distraction, but no ideas are forthcoming. Until Walter remembers, something that he HID in the lab, years ago. What is it? What it is, relates to the last four years of Fringe Events.

And THIS can help them make a distraction. And so Fringe Division sets out to distract some Observers.

A new resistance fighter is revealed to us, we expected it, but until Henrietta explained about the method to deceive the Observers' Mind Reads, this could not be mentioned, or who it is-Until Now. It is a welcome surprise.

Windmark however tracks their movements, and what ensues is a costly getaway. The Observers can still materialize out of nowhere, and even move themselves out of harms way when an area becomes unsafe and there are only 2 seconds left.

There is no playing Fair with a race of advanced "people" who can read minds, kill with a thought, move from place to place. Nothing is said about them moving through time in the here-and-now - I am still assuming that only the original 12 "scientists" named after months could do that at will. But September (The Month that is) has come and gone, and September the Observer still has not been seen. Where is he?

This episode pulls out stops we never knew existed until now, it is all falling into place. I feel somehow we are chasing a MacGuffin of Gargantuan Hitchcockian Design. With 3 more episodes in this roll, perhaps we shall see. The Impossibilities are endless.

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