Fringe (2008–2013)
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A Better Human Being 

As the Fringe team investigates a mentally ill patient who appears to be connected to a series of murders, frightening clues and connections are uncovered that lead Olivia to some shocking revelations.

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... Olivia Dunham
... Peter Bishop
... Phillip Broyles (credit only)
... Nina Sharp / Alternate Nina Sharp
... Astrid Farnsworth
... Lincoln Lee
... Dr. Walter Bishop
... Dr. Owen Frank
... Sean Keenan
Sandra Ferens ... Mrs. Keenan
Allison Hossack ... Bernadette
... Nursing Home Attendant
Matthew MacDonald-Bain ... Hive #2
David Benedict Brown ... Cashier (as David B. Brown)
... Beard
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Peter convinces Olivia to be examined by Walter since she is retrieving memories from his Olivia, but Walter does not find anything wrong. He believes Peter is influencing Olivia with his memories. The Fringe Division is assigned to investigate a teenager, Sean, in a mental institution that described a murder in real time to his nurse. Olivia and Lincoln bring Sean to Walter and after examination, he discovers that the teenager is telepathically connect to the criminal and they have the same DNA. Olivia and Lincoln visit Sean's mother and find an important lead. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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17 February 2012 (USA)  »

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Trivia

When Peter leaves the convenience store while searching for Olivia, There is a sign for Slusho Brand drinks. This is a recurring easter egg in JJ Abrams Productions, most notably as a tie in with his film Cloverfield. See more »

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Patients are at no time required to take their medication, whether they are there voluntarily or involuntarily. See more »

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Performed by Karen Elson
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The Telepaths
30 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

Peter convinces Olivia to be examined by Walter since she is retrieving memories from his Olivia, but Walter does not find anything wrong. He believes Peter is influencing Olivia with his memories. The Fringe Division is assigned to investigate a teenager, Sean, in a mental institution that described a murder in real time to his nurse. Olivia and Lincoln bring Sean to Walter and after examination, he discovers that the teenager is telepathically connect to the criminal and they have the same DNA. Olivia and Lincoln visit Sean's mother and find an important lead.

"A Better Human Being" is another conventional episode of "Fringe", with the story of a group of test tube babies that has grown-up and are telepathically connected like bees in a hive. But the great subplot is the relationship of Peter, Olivia and Nina Sharp. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "A Better Human Being"


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