There's No New Fringe This Week, So Watch This Promo Instead

There will be no new Fringe tonight, at least in our universe, as Fox is airing the NAACP Image Awards instead. But fear not, Fringe fanatics. The network has released a new 90-second promo for the series, and while it's not exactly forty-something minutes of sci-fi-tinged emotional drama that splits both your brain and heart in half, it does examine the show's theme that everything is relative.



Nice work there, Fox publicity department. It's great to see Fox pumping these out, because promos are a clear sign that the network really does like the show, and they give the series that much more of a chance to be renewed. Personally, I think it will be back.

In other Fringe news, Entertainment Weekly has discovered a cool little nugget of info: Lost's Hurley, Jorge Garcia, will be guest-starring in next week's episode.

With the week off, you all will have plenty of time to work on your Fringe theories. What do you expect from the rest of the season? Jeff Jensen, EW's man-who-unhealthily-picked-apart-Lost, is predicting a heroic death for Walter. Yikes! I love the boldness of such speculation, but Walter Bishop is an iconic TV character. The producers are trying to save the show, I don't think walking into Fox-boss Kevin Reilly's office and saying, "We're going to kill off the show's most popular character. Renew us!" is good business strategy. You?


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I still think a real coup for Fringe would be to save all the main characters, from both universes and spin off the Red Universe as it's own series.



The Red Universe would become the "Prisoner" of this century. Dark and mysterious. While in the Blue Universe you more or less know who your friends are. The Red Universe could blur the lines of friend or foe, ally or enemy. Is Walternate a malevolent dictator? or a desperate man trying to find his son and save his universe? Find a common enemy for both sides to fight against. Perhaps the Observers? "The pattern" still hasn't been explained properly. There's With the Red Universes borders weakened much more than the Blue's. Perhaps we can introduce enemies from universes that are even more desperate than the Red Univerese. The Red Universe could kick Supernatural's A** with wierdness that doesn't fit existing mythology. And I love Supernatural!



Bring on the Aliens, Multi-Dimensional beings, Bugs, Diansours, Chemical and Biological Weapons. blobs, genetic mutations, fringe physics, time travel. etc.! Now add a little character flaw, hidden agenda, hidden motives, mistrust, desperation, and ethical ambiguity and you've got the makings of a fantastic show!



I say spin off the Red Universe, give the writerer's whatever Walter is having, and let them go wild!.



Leave the conventional story telling, and plot lines to the Blue Universe. The Blue Universe is basically a procedural with a twist. The Red Universe could be so much more! No holds barred pure Sci Fi!
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I can't imagine the show going on if they would kill off Walter. I just adore him.
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Walter, Olivia and Peter have to survive.

Walternate and Fauxlivia are more dicey - I think it would be an interesting twist if f.ex. Walternate were to die; how would Peter react to the death of his real father, who he hardly knew at all..?

Walter is in many ways the main, pivotal character of the show, and it just wouldn't survive without him. While you COULD kill off Olivia and leave Fauxlivia "in possession of the field", it would make for very poor storytelling and disappoint me no end.
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I think if any one of the main characters is killed off it will be (and should be) from the other universe. **I REALLY, REALLY, hope the show will be renewed despite the very dumb move to Friday nights instead of Thursday. But who knows, maybe after the American Idol plague is done, Fringe will be back to it's old time slot.
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Kill off Walternate all you want, but leave my Brown Betty smokin Walter alone! Hes badass!
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Wow, that was a great promo!
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wtf kill off Walter? he's a main character! and i agree the most popular
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Love Jorge Garcia, Love Fringe, Love John Noble!!!

Let's all watch this friday
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Do not kill walter!!!! He is the heart of the show! Without his stoned humor it's not fringe!
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if there is any justice in either of its 'good guys' or the 'bad guys' universe, this show will join its like predecessors Lost and X-Files in the 'at-least-one-too many seasons' universe.
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Walter will never get killed, atleast in our universe , IT like you said, u kill off Walter, u kill the show.
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There might not have been a new episode on Friday but there is a re-run today. Watch it. And keep up the good job of supporting it. Best show on TV all around, Anna Torv and John Noble are amazing, great writing, music and it must stay on. If Fringe goes away the universes will not be the same :0
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Fringe is one of the Best tv series ever! I really hope it gets renewed! As for that speculation about Walter dying, I sincerely hope not! The series just wouldn't be the same without him, Olivia or Peter! And it really is good to see FOX promoting Fringe with this fantastic promos!!!
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I love Fringe , one of my Best tv shows .
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@BurritoBoy09 Everyone has a double in one parallel universe or another, just not the one Our side interacts with right now. The fact that Ella does not exist Over There already refutes the idea that everyone must have a duplicate in every single universe. The two sides are separate and personal decisions on that side do not necessarily affect us because the two universes seem to have branched apart long before the story took place (their history and technology are quite different).
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I love the show, it's my favorite on network tv. But one thing I think is a bit of a problem: in a recent episode about the elderly couple who are unknowingly using emotions to connect to their dead spouse's double on the other side, it is revealed that one couple has children and the other doesn't. I understand there can be inconsistencies in the lives of a person and his/her double in each universe, but doesn' the fact that one couple had children and that those children have no doubles contradict the whole basic idea that every person in the universe has a double on the other side?
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It shouldn't even be a question of whether to renew such a smart show like Fringe or not. It promotes such great values subtly and is entertaining on more than one level.
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Fringe is already one of the greatest as far as i'm concerned, so it would sux balls a lot if it gets canceled.
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wait, what the f? why is it even a question for this show to get renewed? practically the best scifi show on tv, no way it doesn't get renewed, I WANT MOARR!!!
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Heh. Jorge Garcia is in one of the rapid clips in the promo too.
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Nobody's gonna die on Fringe unless the network decides to cancel the show.
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what the hell is a NAACP and why is it messing with my Fringe?
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I love fringe, but I think that if the network really liked the show, they would not have moved it to Fridays. They are probably on the fence and said hey lets move it to Fridays if it actually work,great we add one hour of prime-time to our schedule, and if not ....
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so the words toward the end that practically fly by are "sometimes walking away from one's fate can lead directly to fate's doorstep." and there is a picture of peter...interesting...
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sweet, but why, why must we wait
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Anyone else get goosebumps from that Fringe promo?? and killing off Walter (either one) would be a huge mistake imo.... but then again what do I know? I still can't figure out why Eloise Hawking knew the future in Flashes Before Your Eyes...
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Fringe is easily the best show currently on TV and watchers should enjoy it for what it is and not worry about the 'fact vs.science' issue. The actors are the best and the thought that people don't especially care for Olivia over Faulivia (Olive) just goes to show the great depth of this actor. The same goes for everyone esle in the cast as well. Amazingly great, intelligent, and well written show. More please.
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to say that nothing is relative in physics is a very bold statement. Even Einstein himself said that space-time is relative
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saiba_shikaku: You're right. But most people doesn't know facts are facts. So they find a sci-fi show which bends the rules more interesting. They think that if "anything is possible", the story can go anywhere and that makes it exiting. When they watch a show they want to be entertained. And something beyond our boring reality is what they want to believe in. The fact that there isn't anything beyond our reality is irrelevant, because recognizing it would not make a good foundation for entertainment. But yeah, again, you're right. In natural sciences nothing is relative, it either is or it isn't.
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I have the strange feeling Olivia's gonna die, and will be permanently replaced by Folivia (with the Fringe crew knowing about it) ... just makes the next season more interesting I guess !
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It's funny, because that theme couldn't be more wrong. Just about nothing is relative, especially in science. Facts are facts, reality is reality. "Reality is that which doesn't stop existing when you stop believing in it."
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