When a group of Chinese clandestine is found dead at the seacoast, the fringe division is summoned to investigate. They find a huge worm and one a Chinese woman alive that explains that the group received pills for seasickness, but she had not swallowed hers. Dr. Bishop investigates the worm and concludes it has medicinal purpose. Therefore, the Triad gang is using the illegal immigrants to breed the parasitic worms and produce a drug for treatment of millionaires.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Unlike other episodes where Walter cannot seem to remember Astrid's name he correctly remembers it several times in this episode. First when Peter learns that Walter was bitten, Walter asks Astrid to show Peter a picture of the hookworms. Later, expressing concern to Peter asking "Astrid was followed?" as he enters the car after being picked up by Peter in China Town. Then when he returns to the lab to check on Astrid he calls out "Astrid" looking for her to see if she's okay. See more
When Walter describes his health status after the encounter with the worm, he mentions his "white blood count" being "through the roof". In fact, a very high (through-the-roof) white blood count (above normal) would be a sign of infection. See more
Walter, what a... what a coincidence.
Dr. Walter Bishop
It's not a coincidence at all. You were following me.
Written by Little Walter
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