The Human Kind

Season 5, Ep 8, Aired 12/7/12
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  • Episode Description
  • Peter reaps the consequences of spying on an Observer leader. Meanwhile Olivia's search for another tape leads her to a woman who seems to be able to divine the future.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Anna Torv

    Olivia Dunham

  • Joshua Jackson

    Peter Bishop

  • Jasika Nicole

    Astrid Farnsworth

  • John Noble

    Dr. Walter Bishop

  • Michael Kopsa

    Captain Windmark

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  • Fan Reviews (11)
  • The Human Kind

    By thefanof, Jan 11, 2015

  • nothing happenend in this ...

    By chrisalpha, Oct 11, 2013

  • Mistakes, mistakes...

    By mobilehead, Jan 26, 2013

  • (SPOILERS) The Human Kind

    By SarmenMichael, Dec 15, 2012

  • Great episode, brilliant season, perfect show.

    By ultimateTVfan, Dec 12, 2012

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  • Quotes (3)

    • Olivia: Simone, you have a gift. You can see things that other people can't. I don't doubt that. But... wherever you think this gift came from or whoever you think bestowed it on you, it's simply an anomaly. I know that because I'm an anomaly. I have moved things with my mind. I've lit things on fire. I've caught bullets midair. I've seen things that people only dream about. I've seen... the seams between universes rip aprt. Things that humans shouldn't see. People make up explanations... assign meaning to things without knowing because it's reassuring. It's comforting. But I can't do that... because I know too much. It's all just numbers. And the invaders, as you call them, are just better at math than we are.

    • Peter: If you could see what I see, Walter... if you could experience what it feels like to fully harness the untapped potential of the human brain. You, of all people, should know that there is no reason to be afraid.

    • Olivia: Etta's not gone, Peter. Windmark didn't take her.
      Peter: Yes, he did.
      Olivia: No, he didn't. She's still here with us.
      Peter: She is dead.
      Olivia: She saved my life today with the bullet she brought to us. She's alive inside us. And there's nothing that Windmark can do about it because the love that we can share with her now is invulnerable to space and time, even to them. And I know that our hearts are broken and that it hurts, but that's what makes us human.
      Peter: Emotion is our weakness.
      Olivia: No, Peter, it's our strength, because it's the one thing that they don't have.

    Notes (1)

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: December 7, 2012 on Citytv
      UK: December 12, 2012 on Sky1
      Finland: February 26, 2014 on MTV3

    Trivia (1)

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

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    • csuloff1 Dec 14, 2012

      ok so why hasn't anyone asked this question yet what has happened with olivias powers i understand the cortexaphan is extremely low in her system but why havent they got it back for her ...this is bothering me i just hope she gets them back

    • kepa55 Dec 11, 2012

      So, they went even more Matrix this time with some MacGyver thrown in there as well.

    • Lccf Dec 09, 2012

      I immediately thought Simone has a power because she's the daughter of a cortexiphan subject, and the dialogue seems to imply that ( when Olivia compares their respective abilities ), what do you think ?

    • Gislef Dec 08, 2012

      So why do Observers have to take elevators and stairs again...?

    • CharmedOneP391 Dec 09, 2012

      Yeah I was asking myself if maybe that chip in their heads loses it's charge or something if they teleport too much? lol

    • LalaDrake Dec 09, 2012

      so that Peter can manipulate their future easier and... in a way, we can understand

    • mazzafacker Dec 07, 2012

      by far the best season! everything is n0w makin sense!!

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