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A Short Story About Love 

The team hunts a killer who seems to be targeting couples - dehydrating the husbands and smothering the wives - with a very unusual motive. Peter and Olivia try to come to terms with her ... See full summary »

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J.H. Wyman

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J.J. Abrams (created by), Alex Kurtzman (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Torv ... Olivia Dunham
Joshua Jackson ... Peter Bishop
Lance Reddick ... Phillip Broyles
Blair Brown ... Nina Sharp
Jasika Nicole ... Astrid Farnsworth
Seth Gabel ... Lincoln Lee
John Noble ... Dr. Walter Bishop
Michael Cerveris ... September
Michael Massee ... Anson Carr
Ona Grauer ... Diana Sutter
Paul Andrich ... Man in Park
Devin Johnston Devin Johnston ... Andrew Sutter
Jarod Joseph ... Agent Tim
Babak A. Motamed ... Medical Examiner Jones
Moya O'Connell Moya O'Connell ... Linda Greeley
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The team hunts a killer who seems to be targeting couples - dehydrating the husbands and smothering the wives - with a very unusual motive. Peter and Olivia try to come to terms with her surfacing memories and emotions from the original time-line and the fact that she's beginning to forget parts of her life from the new time-line. Meanwhile, Walter and Peter try to figure out September's disappearance from the lab the week before. Written by John W.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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English

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23 March 2012 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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The glyphs for this episode spell out: QUILL See more »

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When Olivia is talking to the killer as he sits in the police car, you can see the scars covering his face. But when the view is from the other side, looking straight at Olivia, his face it completely clear. It flips back and forth like that a few times. See more »

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Features Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »

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The Friends of Mr. Cairo
Performed by Jon Anderson and Vangelis
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The Olivia from Peter's Timeline
30 March 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

When a serial-killer kills husbands dehydrating her bodies and then their wives, Walter examines the bodies of the wives and concludes that the killer is using pheromones taken from the husband. Soon they discover that the murderer is Anson Carr, who has a skin disease and is needy of love. Meanwhile Walter finds a strange device implanted by September in Peter's eye and he succeeds to contact September and learn where the Olivia from his timeline is.

"A Short Story About Love" is an episode about love: people in deep love; people needy of lover; Peter pursuing his Olivia. The plot is well resolved with another great participation of September. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "A Short Story About Love"


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