Category Archives: Fringe

Fringe 3×1 “Olivia” review

Contains spoilers through “Olivia,” originally broadcast 9/23/10. At this point, I’ve got to feel a little gratified, because show I like has managed to make it to a third season. Granted, I know that a lot of shows like that … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×23 “Over There, Part 2” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “Over There, Part 2,” originally broadcast 5/20/10. It’s funny. This season on ‘Lost’ there’s been a pretty significant presence of an alternate reality. In Star Trek, there was always the Mirror Universe, which … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×22 “Over There, Part 1” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “Over There, Part 1,” originally broadcast 5/13/10. Wow, so this was definitely an escalation of the mythology. This marks our first real look at the alternate universe, after many glimpses, brief visits, and … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×21″Northwest Passage” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “Northwest Passage,” originally broadcast 5/6/10. “Find the crack.” Maybe that phrase is another of those perfect metaphors ‘Fringe’ seems to find so easily, or maybe it’s just a private joke between some guest … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×20 “Brown Betty” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “Brown Betty,” originally broadcast 4/29/10. Well, for those keeping score, the second season will officially be longer than the first season of ‘Fringe.’ This same episode count was the complete set last year, … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×19 “The Man From the Other Side” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “The Man From the Other Side,” originally broadcast 4/22/10. As important episodes go, this one was pretty inevitable, and is probably best considered for how it works with the rest of the season, … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×18 “White Tulip” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “White Tulip,” originally broadcast 4/15/10. Here’s another big difference between ‘Fringe’ and other J.J. Abrams shows like ‘Alias’ and ‘Lost.’ Where the others eventually lost interest in continuing any particular character drama and … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×17 “Olivia. In the Lab. With the Revolver” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “Olivia. In the Lab. With the Revolver,” originally broadcast 4/8/10. Before I get to this week’s episode, I remembered tonight what I forgot to include in last week’s review, namely the retro opening … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×16 “Peter” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “Peter,” originally broadcast 4/1/10. I don’t want to say I’ve been backing the right horse, but hey, I’ve been backing the right horse. From the start, I knew the creators of ‘Fringe,’ had … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×15 “Jacksonville” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “Jacksonville,” originally broadcast 2/4/10. It appears that we’re headed back into strictly arc-driven territory, something this season has been reluctant to do, even though last year ended on so many notes that would … Continue reading

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