The Season 4 finale of "Fringe" was a milestone in the series. For a show that seems to reinvent itself every few episodes, the finale had to be epic. It did not disappoint.
In fact, Walter (John Noble) killed the most important main character by shooting her in the head! It was his only option to prevent William Bell (Leonard Nimoy) from destroying everything and creating his own world where he could play God. Walter is a clever man, though. He knew (actually hoped, with his fingers crossed) that Olivia's (Anna Torv) body, pumped up on Cortexiphan, would heal itself once he removed the bullet. For the sake of Season 5, it did just that. Soon after, Olivia and Peter (Joshua Jackson) learned that they were going to be parents.
Now that the series is going into its 13-episode final season, viewers can expect an epic-of-all-epics finish!
TV Line learned, in an interview with John Noble (who plays the fan-favorite character, Walter), that most or all of Season 5 will take place in the year 2036. The Season 4 episode "Letters of Transit" showed viewers a glimpse into that future world. Baby Etta (Peter and Olivia's daughter) is a grown woman by that time (played by Georgina Haig), while the powerful, evil Observers are taking a cue from William Bell and playing God.
In addition, the entire history of what happened will be revealed over the course of the season, with some exciting surprises for fans!
Watch the start of the final season with the season premiere episode "Transilience Thought Unifier Model-11" on Friday, 9/28 at 9PM ET on Fox.
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