Season 3, Ep 9, Aired 12/9/10
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  • Episode Description
  • While the Fringe team investigate the case of a man who had his heart extracted, Peter deals with the revelation of who he's been dating for the last few months.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Joshua Jackson

    Peter Bishop

  • Barbara Tyson

    Mrs. Walsh

  • J.J. Abrams

  • Michael Bean

    Grant Russo

  • Roberto Orci

  • Photos (9)
  • Fan Reviews (27)
  • facts & feelings

    By marlajulia, Jan 06, 2014

  • Marionette

    By arkanitoo, Jul 23, 2012

  • Knew this would happen

    By dreamgoat, Feb 01, 2012

  • Brilliant, creepy and very, very sad ...

    By emma5000, Dec 11, 2010

  • *** Spoiler-free *** Enigmatic and horrific story, Peter and Olivia awkward reunion, brilliant intertwined writing, touching performances, Waltercimore

    By goa103, Jan 15, 2011

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Walter: You understand better than most the pain a lie can inflict. Peter: Yes, I do. Which is why, even though I expect it's going to fundamentally change how she feels about me, I am going to tell Olivia everything. Okay? Walter: You're a good man, Peter. She knows that.

    • Peter: What was it? Walter: Bathroom! I'd forgotten that a couple of nights ago, I used my cauterizer to remove an uncomfortable growth between my… Peter: Less information, better. Walter: Have you spoken to Olivia? Peter: I did. Called her last night. She's doing better but she's still recuperating. Walter: I understand how difficult it is to be candid with people that you care about. Particularly when it concerns matters that are intimate in nature. Peter: Ready to go? Walter: Yes, I am. And by intimate, I mean sexual. Peter: Yeah, I got that.

    • Walter: Where do you suppose I could pick up quality imported pickled herring? Peter: No idea. Why? Walter: I'm thinking of Scandinavia. Peter: Scandinavia? Walter: The Blood Eagle. A Norse method of torture... breaking the ribs and spreading them out to resemble blood-stained wings. Peter: So we're looking for a Viking? Walter: Whoever did this was trained. These incisions have been made with precision. This is beautiful work. Definitely not a Viking. They were ruthless.

    • Peter: What is it? Olivia: You know what Barrett said? He said that he looked into her eyes, and knew that it wasn't her. Peter: Olivia... Olivia: I understand the facts. I know that she had reams of information about me and about my life and about the people that were close to me. And I understand that if she slipped up that she would have a completely reasonable explanation for it. And I guess to expect you to have seen past that is perhaps asking a bit too much. But when I was Over There, I thought about you. And you were just a figment of my imagination. But I held onto you. And it wasn't reasonable, and it wasn't logical, but I did it, so… why didn't you? She wasn't me. How could you not see that? Now she's everywhere. She's in my house, my job, my bed, and I don't want to wear my clothes anymore, and I don't want to live in my apartment, and I don't want to be with you. She's taken everything.

    • Walter: You know what I need after a day like today? Peter: For most people, it would be a drink, so I'm guessing... Walter: Strawberry milkshake... Peter: I can do that... Walter: With extra whipped cream. Peter: Don't push it.

    Notes (3)

    • Blair Brown is credited but doesn't appear.

    • Injoke: The Yatsko Project is a reference to series director of photography Thomas Yatsko.

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: December 9, 2010 on Citytv
      UK: December 14, 2010 on Sky1
      Latin America: January 25, 2011 on Warner Channel
      Sweden: February 25, 2011 on Kanal 5
      Netherlands: February 27, 2011 on Net 5
      Germany: March 21, 2011 on ProSieben
      Finland: November 2, 2011 on MTV3
      Poland: March 19, 2012 on TVN
      Czech Republic: February 25, 2013 on FANDA

    Trivia (2)

    • Trivia: The commuter train service seen at the beginning is Firefly Railway. This is a clue toward the next episode, "The Firefly."

    • Trivia: The glyph code for this episode is ADAPT.

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