Fringe Lysergic Acid Diethylamide S03E19 (Fox)

Fringe intertitle, image via Wikipedia
Fringe intertitle, image via Wikipedia

It’s fitting that this show will premiere on Fox, since this was the network of the X-Files. Fringe has got much in common with the X-Files, yet it is different. Fringe is the latest show of wunderkind J.J. Abrams. Like most new shows, the pilot was leaked on the internet a few weeks ago.

Just like a few other shows, like True Blood, I’m happily surprised by Fringe. The production values are great and I’m enjoying it a lot. A lot of money has been pumped into this show, and it just looks fabulous. The protagonists are also an interesting bunch. There isn’t much more that we learn of the Pattern, but Massive Dynamics is most definitely deeply connected with those events, even though they aren’t sharing their information with Agent Dunham.

I think that this show takes a few common elements from Alias, especially for all the things that concerned the mystic scholar Milo Rambaldi. The same kind of esoteric science is involved in this show. It’s done very well. I’d actually like to see this type of mystic science have more of an impact on the show. It would suit the show very well. A bit of the supernatural wouldn’t be bad either.

Warning: spoilers ahead

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Fringe is one of the best shows on TV right now. It’s getting better and better, and I like it maybe a bit more than X-Files. Why? There are less filler episodes. Most episodes deal with the mythology of the show.

This episode is kind of like an acid trip, while Peter is trying to save Olivia. The animated part was interesting.

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The code for his week is FEARS.

Walter is trying to transfer Bell’s consciousness into a new body. It doesn’t work. Bell collapses afterward and Olivia is back. At the hospital, Bell comes back. He reveals that in rats, after two weeks, one of the consciousnesses dissipated. Bell can’t leave because he’s the only thing that’s keeping Olivia’s body alive. They’ve got a day to find some kind of alternative.

Peter shares his concerns with Astrid. He thinks that Bell might be duplicitous about what is happening with Olivia. He might let her die in order to live. They plan on entering Olivia’s mind using hallucinogenic drugs. They are using LSD.

You’re bald. I think he’s an Observer!
Peter on LSD about Broyles

They end up on some street. Everyone is dressed like something from Olivia’s dresser. They get an SOS call from one of the twin towers. It’s Olivia. I think that it’s Bell.

Walter spots Olivia’s step-father. It’s like the movie Inception. All of the people start running after Walter and Peter. Olivia’s mind noticed them. They meet Nina Sharp, who tries to kill them.

In the lab, Broyles inadvertently takes come LSD.

Walter and Peter meet Billy. Billy is a cartoon. Then, they all become cartoons. Walter thinks that Olivia’s fears are taking over. Peter thinks that Olivia is hiding. That’s what she does when she’s in danger. She retreats. Peter says that they should look for her in Jacksonville. Zombies are coming after them. They take the zeppelin. Peter just makes it off in time. There is a man on board. He cuts the fuel line and damages the zeppelin. He jumps out of the hole. Walter falls out and wakes up. Peter and Billy arrive in Jacksonville.

Walter works on the computer while Broyles is hallucinating birdies.

Walter and Billy go to the military base. Peter finds the right house and finds Olivia. He quickly realizes that the girl he found isn’t Olivia. Olivia is a small girl. Her step-father arrives. Peter takes her out of there. Peter saves Olivia but he dies and he wakes up. It’s up to Billy now. Olivia stops her fears. She becomes a woman again. Billy has a message for Walter. He says that he knew that the dog wouldn’t hunt and then disappears.

Olivia wakes up. The transfer didn’t work. Olivia gives him the message. He would use that expression when he knew that things weren’t going to work. He knew that it wouldn’t work and that he would be gone.

Olivia tells Peter that the man who was locked up in the zeppelin is the man who is going to kill her.

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11 thoughts on “Fringe Lysergic Acid Diethylamide S03E19 (Fox)”

  1. Well, i don’t agree here because the LSD episode was good but animation part in it was something that took away the charm of the episode…..if they could have done something better than it would have been better episode!!

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