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Fringe Season 2 Episodes

23 Episodes 2009 - 2010

The second season of Fringe finds Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv) and Peter Bishop (Joshua Jackson) as key players in a war between prime and parallel universes. As Olivia struggles to heighten her ability to access the parallel universe, she learns several shocking secrets regarding Peter and Walter's history. Peter, believing he himself is from the parallel universe, deserts his father and the Fringe division to find his "true" father, who offers to take him back to the universe in which he was born. Though Peter quickly agrees, Olivia and Walter deduce he is being used in a plan intended to destroy the prime universe.

Episode 1

A New Day in the Old Town

Thu, Sep 17, 2009 43 mins

The Fringe division comes under congressional scrutiny in the second-season premiere, which also follows Olivia's incredible return to her familiar environs and the pursuit of a mysterious entity that will stop at nothing to find her.

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Episode 2

Night of Desirable Objects

Thu, Sep 24, 2009 43 mins

The team travels to rural Pennsylvania, when they find that a construction worker's disappearance into a subterranean passage may have larger implications. Meanwhile, Walter uses frogs as guinea pigs for reality-shifting experiments.

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Episode 3


Thu, Oct 1, 2009 43 mins

The Fringe crew is flummoxed by the strange circumstances surrounding a bomb blast at a Philadelphia train station, but Walter's discovery in the lab and the prospect of more explosions send Olivia and Peter to Iraq for answers.

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Episode 4

Momentum Deferred

Thu, Oct 8, 2009 43 mins

While the Fringe division is alerted to a crime spree that's connected to the shape-shifters, Walter cooks up a prescription to help Olivia recall the details of her meeting with William Bell (Leonard Nimoy), and another subject of Walter's past experiments emerges.

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Episode 5

Dream Logic

Thu, Oct 15, 2009 43 mins

The Fringe division tries to decode dreams after going to Seattle to investigate a man's frightening visions that caused him to attack his boss; Broyles has a meeting with Nina Sharp.

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Episode 6


Thu, Nov 5, 2009 43 mins

When the Division probes bizarre cases of people turning into ash, the investigation also reveals clues about Broyles' past. Directed by Emmy Award winner Jon Cassar ("24").

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Episode 7

Of Human Action

Thu, Nov 12, 2009 43 mins

The Fringe division assists in the investigation of a kidnapping-turned-hostage crisis in New York and discovers a possible connection between the current situation and Massive Dynamic.

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Episode 8


Thu, Nov 19, 2009 43 mins

An unusual abduction in Boston reveals information about the Observer and bizarre evidence that Walter, Peter and Astrid must sort out in the lab---in between Walter's constant cravings for a milkshake.

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Episode 9


Thu, Dec 3, 2009 43 mins

When a Chinese cargo ship runs aground, an investigation reveals it was carrying human freight that served as hosts for a squid-like parasite, but time becomes an issue as the case unfolds with increasingly sinister implications.

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Episode 10

Grey Matters

Thu, Dec 10, 2009 43 mins

During the investigation of strange circumstances surrounding brain surgeries at a mental hospital, Olivia finds a reason to believe the leader of the shape-shifters may have something to do with it. Leonard Nimoy guest stars as William Bell.

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Episode 11


Mon, Jan 11, 2010 43 mins

The Division is perplexed by a case involving a teen girl who, after being taken off life support and prepped for organ donation, miraculously awakens, with a newfound ability to speak Russian and knowledge of classified military information.

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Episode 12

Johari Window

Thu, Jan 14, 2010 43 mins

A strange attack involving humans with horrible deformities brings the Division to an upstate New York hamlet that prefers to keep a portion of its population a well-guarded secret.

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Episode 13

What Lies Below

Thu, Jan 21, 2010 43 mins

Walter, Broyles and Astrid scramble for answers when Peter and Olivia become trapped in a Boston office building that's been quarantined by the Centers for Disease Control because of a deadly virus.

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Episode 14

The Bishop Revival

Thu, Jan 28, 2010 43 mins

The Division discovers that the bizarre deaths of guests at a Massachusetts wedding were the result of a test for chemical weaponry, but the investigation also reveals evidence that the case may have genealogical ties to Walter.

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Episode 15


Thu, Feb 4, 2010 43 mins

A bizarre seismic disaster in Manhattan leads Walter to believe the incident was not geological in nature, but may be related to his experiments with William Bell conducted decades ago in Jacksonville. In the hope of preventing another catastrophe, the Division heads to Florida, where Olivia is forced to confront the traumatic events of her childhood.

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Episode 16


Thu, Apr 1, 2010 43 mins

Walter recalls his experiments in the 1980s as he tries to map out Peter's improbable biography for Olivia. Orla Brady guest stars as Peter's mother.

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Episode 17

Olivia. In the Lab. With the Revolver

Thu, Apr 8, 2010 43 mins

The Division is baffled by the death of a woman from a disease she apparently never had. Meanwhile, Olivia does her best to keep the secret about Peter to herself.

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Episode 18

White Tulip

Thu, Apr 15, 2010 43 mins

When Olivia and Co. investigate the deaths of passengers on a commuter train, they wonder if a mysterious energy drain onboard has something to do with the powerful and enigmatic Alistair Peck (Peter Weller).

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Episode 19

The Man From the Other Side

Thu, Apr 22, 2010 43 mins

The mysterious fate of two teens at a vacant warehouse suggests that Thomas Jerome Newton and the shape-shifters have returned, sending Walter to the lab to analyze new evidence and Olivia and Peter to Massive Dynamic for more clues.

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Episode 20

Brown Betty

Thu, Apr 29, 2010 43 mins

A bout with anxiety causes a self-medicating Walter to spin a musical fairy tale for Olivia's niece, and his fertile imagination becomes the setting for a subconscious song-and-dance exercise by the rest of the Division.

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Episode 21

Northwest Passage

Thu, May 6, 2010 43 mins

A murder investigation that may be linked to Thomas Jerome Newton pairs Peter with a local sheriff (Martha Plimpton); Walter dreads a return to St. Claire's; a visitor arrives from the alternate universe.

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Episode 22

Over There

Thu, May 13, 2010 43 mins

In Part 1 of the two-part second-season finale, Olivia journeys to the alternate universe with Walter, who is preparing for a showdown with William Bell (Leonard Nimoy). Elizabeth Bishop: Orla Brady.

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Episode 23

Over There

Thu, May 20, 2010 43 mins

In the conclusion of the second-season finale, Olivia and Walter's mission to the other side continues, with the fate of both universes and some key individuals very much up in the air.

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