Fringe

The Arrival - S1-E4

Trivia: Michael Cerveris makes his first significant appearance in this episode as The Observer/Bald Man. However if you watch the series from the beginning, he makes fleeting appearances in every episode, sometimes on a tv screen.

Jeff Walker

Trivia: Oceanic Airlines occasionally features in Fringe - the same airline that carried the key characters in Lost, another JJ Abrams show.

Jeff Walker

Trivia: The icons shown during each commercial break each have a letter meaning. By the end of the episode, all the icons shown will spell out a codeword. For example, the glyph solution for the pilot episode is "OBSERVER".

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Inner Child - S1-E15

Trivia: The Observer September is briefly seen watching the boy as he is driven to his new home. (00:48:05)

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The Cure - S1-E6

Trivia: The Chinese woman who assists Esterbrook is named Elizabeth Sarnoff. This is the same name as one of the writers on Lost, another JJ Abrams show.

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Trivia: In every episode, there is a clue for what the next episode will be about. For example, in episode seven, Samantha Loeb gives Olivia a copy of "A Christmas Carol". In the next episode, Walter is reciting Christmas carols to regain his memory.

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Peter - S2-E16

Trivia: The story is set mainly in 1985. During a scene in the other universe, the observers are outside of a cinema which is showing Back to the Future - with Eric Stoltz as the star rather than Michael J Fox. Stoltz was originally hired to play Marty, but was fired after filming started and Fox was brought in to play the role of Marty.

Jeff Walker

Unearthed - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Charlie, Olivia's former partner and friend in the FBI shows up in this episode during the interview with Mrs. Rusk, but Charlie was killed off by one of the shapeshifters in a previous episode, and the shapeshifter that killed Charlie was himself killed off by Olivia, who in other episodes reflected back on killing him. This episode was supposedly meant to be in season 1 as ep 21 or 22. Unknown why they didn't air it then, and decided to put it in the middle of season 2 (for no apparent reason).

Mark Sweetman

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Olivia Dunham: I just want to go back to before.
Phillip Broyles: Dunham, I don't think you can.

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Season 4 generally

Question: In the original timeline, when Fauxlivia and our Olivia are in their opposite universes, the thing that makes our Olivia remember her real life and try to escape is the memory of Peter. In the new timeline, he doesn't exist. When Walternate has found and synthesised the Cortexiphan, he says that our Olivia is no longer necessary and to kill her. How did she get back to our universe with no memories of Peter, and no alternate Broyles helping her to escape and being sent to us dead with one leg?

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Answer: In the time line of Season 4, William Bell is trying to destroy both universes to create a new one, and he needs Olivia to power the collapse. So he helped her escape. But the real question is, if not in search of Peter, why Olivia has to travel to the alternate universe to be captured and replaced?

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