Fringe (2008–2013)
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The team retrieves another cassette tape from the amber. With Nina Sharp's help, the team recovers 2 cylinders. While Peter works independently to score a minor victory against the Observers, Olivia ascertains Peter's secret.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Torv ... Olivia Dunham
Joshua Jackson ... Peter Bishop
Jasika Nicole ... Astrid Farnsworth
John Noble ... Dr. Walter Bishop
Michael Kopsa ... Captain Windmark
Shaun Smyth ... Anil
Blair Brown ... Nina Sharp
Samantha Claude Samantha Claude ... Nina's Assistant
Ted Cole ... Observer in Town Car
Gabe Khouth ... Hastings
Jordana Largy ... Coat Check Girl
Michael J Rogers ... Mueller (as Michael Rogers)
Robbie Segulam ... Motorist #2
Charles Singh ... Bartender (as Raahul Singh)
Marco Soriano ... Royce the Observer


As Walter notices unattractive changes in himself from his brain restoration (leading him to make a startling request of Nina Sharp), Olivia notices changes in Peter - now cold and calculating - which leads her to learn of his implant as the team labors toward obtaining the next vital elements needed to defeat the Observers.

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The coded glyphs at the commercial breaks spell TRUST. See more »


Dr. Walter Bishop: Fire up the laser, Agnus. Let's get that hand out of amber.
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References Marathon Man (1976) See more »


End Title Theme
Written by Michael Giacchino
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The Man Who Sold the World
8 April 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Peter is learning his new abilities following an Observer. Meanwhile Walter retrieves another tape and the group learns that they need to recover two cylinders that belonged to The Observers and act like beacons that are stored in a William Bell's facility. When they arrive at the place, they find that the place was bombed and the access is obstructed. They head to ask Nina for a device that turns solid into gas. Nina is worried with Walter's behavior after implanting the pieces of his brain. Olivia feels the change in Peter and leans that he has implanted the Observer's device. Meanwhile Peter calls Anil and plots an evil and mysterious scheme against a group of Observers. What will happen to Walter and Peter?

"Five-Twenty-Ten" is another engaging episode of "Fringe". The changes of the personalities of Peter after self-implanting the Observer's device and Walter after implanting the pieces removed from his brain are the great questions of this great season. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Five-Twenty-Ten"

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