In the parallel universe, the Fringe Division investigates a case where a man was eaten from inside out by an extinct beetle. Meanwhile Broyles is considered missing and Lincoln is the head of the division. Olivia welcomes her boyfriend Frank that has just returned from Texas and wants to propose her. When a second man is also eaten by the insects, the Fringe Division identifies the scientist Dr. Armand Silva that was researching the cure for avian flu using this insect. Lincoln and Olivia goes to his address and split. Lincoln is locked in a refrigerating chamber while Olivia is brought to his laboratory, where she drinks water. Dr. Silva explains that only human beings are capable to host the beetle and a new cycle has just began. Olivia concludes that she has been infected by the insect and despairs.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Charlie gives the genus and species of the "Skelter beetle" as "Mansohnium Boogliosus." This name is taken from the surnames of Charles Manson and Vincent Bugliosi
, respectively the subject and author of the true crime book "Helter Skelter" named after a song by The Beatles
. See more
When Lincoln uses liquid nitrogen to freeze the lock on the cooler door, it is far more likely that the nitrogen gas he releases would quickly flood the lower part of the cooler and asphyxiate him before he could break the lock. See more
References Get Smart
Road to Nowhere
Written by David Byrne
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