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The Recordist 

After piecing together the videos of Walter's plan Olivia, Peter, Walter and Etta head to rural Pennsylvania to retrieve essential materials for the plan. There they encounter a group of ... See full summary »

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Jeff T. Thomas

Writers:

J.J. Abrams (created by), Alex Kurtzman (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Torv ... Olivia Dunham
Joshua Jackson ... Peter Bishop
Jasika Nicole ... Astrid Farnsworth
John Noble ... Dr. Walter Bishop
Connor Beardmore ... River Massey
Georgina Haig ... Henrietta Bishop
Michael Kopsa ... Captain Windmark
Paul McGillion ... Edwin Massey
Shaun Smyth ... Anil
Gaelan Beatty ... Loyalist Scout
Bojan Dulabic ... Bark Man #1
Gaalen Engen ... Bearded Man
Edward Foy ... Holden
Evan Frayne Evan Frayne ... Eames
Darren Moore ... Bonner
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After piecing together the videos of Walter's plan Olivia, Peter, Walter and Etta head to rural Pennsylvania to retrieve essential materials for the plan. There they encounter a group of archivists who may be able to help with some local obstacles. Written by David Foss

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 2012 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Walter, wearing goggles, is working on the mining suit. That hand held gizmo with the purple 'flame' and sparks looks to be a plasma cutter, a device using a high current electrical arc to generate an extremely hot plasma jet which can easily cut through the hardest steel. See more »

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When the team is watching the video tape, Walter gives the coordinates as 49° 20' 2" North 79° 12' 32" West. Olivia repeats the location as 41° 20' 2" North 79° 12' 32" West. Etta asks, "Are you sure?" Peter responds, "She's sure." Also, Walter's location would put them in Canada. See more »

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Written by J.J. Abrams
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Making History
6 April 2017 | by Claudio CarvalhoSee all my reviews

Peter, Olivia, Walter and Etta head in a van to a coordinate in Northern Pennsylvania as per Walter's instruction in a videotape. Meanwhile Astrid stays in the laboratory in Harvard trying to fix the tape. They meet Edwin Massey and his group that record history in a computerized file system for the next generations. Astrid succeeds to understand the rest of the video and informs that they should find a mine and get some rocks that are necessary to generate energy power. But the problem is, the mine would kill whoever try to reach the lower level since its atmosphere calcifies the human body. Further, Etta receives a phone call from the resistance telling that The Observers are approaching to the location based on an information from a loyalist that tracked them down. What will the group do?

"The Recordist" is another great episode of "Fringe" with an emotional story. The situation of the historians trying to preserve the true human history is sad, and the conclusion with Edwin's sacrifice is touching. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "The Recordist"


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