TV Episodes The Best Fringe Episodes  

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List Rules Best Fringe episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Fringe episodes, as determined by voters like you. J.J. Abrams created another mind bending show, this time about parallel universes and doppelgangers.  With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Fringe episodes of all time are. Fans of Fringe are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. You can rank all of these episodes, from "There's More Than One of Everything" to "White Tulip". What is the best Fringe episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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Over There (1) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
May 13 2010 In part one of the two-part, two-night second season finale, Walter and Olivia travel to the parallel universe, and the anticipated face-off between Walter Bishop and William Bell occurs.

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Sep 09 2008 When all the passengers on a plane die, FBI agent Olivia Dunham investigates the events and her partner almost dies. A desperate Olivia looks for help from Dr. Walter Bishop who has been ...more

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The Day We Died is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
May 06 2011 As the thrilling third season propels to a climactic close, questions will be answered as Peter confronts his destiny and a beloved team member meets an untimely demise.

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There's More Than One of Every... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
May 12 2009 "There's More Than One of Everything" is the finale of the first season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe. The finale followed David Robert Jones' attempts ...more

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White Tulip is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 15 2010 When passengers aboard a commuter train appear to have died a still death, it seems that a switch was flipped because all cell phones, mp3 players, laptops, batteries and bodies have been ...more

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Over There (2) is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
May 20 2010 Sacrifices will be made and both universes may never be the same again after Walter and Olivia visit the “other side”

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Peter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 01 2010 "Peter" is the 16th episode of the second season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe, and the 36th episode overall. Considered a keystone episode of the ...more

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Brave New World: Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
May 11 2012 The Fringe team is pushed to the breaking point as they desperately attempt to prevent a catastrophic event that threatens the lives of everyone.

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Ability is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Feb 10 2009 German agents question Olivia about her “relationship” with David Robert Jones, an escaped prisoner questioned months earlier now living in the U.S. The Fringe Division investigates a ...more

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Jacksonville is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Feb 04 2010 After a violent tremor shakes a Manhattan office building to its core, leaving only one survivor who leads the Fringe Team to believe he is not from this reality. Walter surmises that what shook ...more

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The End of All Things is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Feb 24 2012 The dying Observer comes to see Walter and Peter, who must take extreme measures to learn what secrets he hides and determine if he knows where Olivia is. Meanwhile, David Robert Jones tries to ...more

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Entrada is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Dec 02 2010 "Entrada" is the eighth episode of the third season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe, and the 51st episode overall. The first part of the third season ...more

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Liberty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Jan 18 2013 Peter, Olivia, Walter, Astrid and Broyles face off against the Observers in one final and extraordinary battle for the fate of mankind.

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Grey Matters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Dec 10 2009 A patient at a mental hospital undergoes impromptu surgery that leaves his brain exposed. William Bell resurfaces during the investigation of the strange circumstances and Olivia finds reason ...more

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Amber 31422 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Nov 04 2010 The alternate universe Fringe Division investigates a shocking breach of security when a twin frees his brother from a quarantined Amber area. As the team sets out to crack this sophisticated ...more

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The Plateau is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Oct 07 2010 "The Plateau" is the third episode of the third season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe, and the 46th episode overall. As one of the early Season 3 ...more

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The Abducted is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Nov 18 2010 When a serial kidnapper “over there” strikes again, the emotional and familiar case hits home for Colonel Broyles, sending a determined Olivia to uncover additional details about the abductions. ...more

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Bad Dreams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 21 2009 Olivia dreams about a suicide as the event really happens at Grand Central Station; shocking information about the Z.F.T. manuscript is revealed.

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Welcome to Westfield is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Feb 10 2012 Peter, Olivia and Walter come face to face with a mysterious and terrifying Fringe event as they get trapped in a town that there’s no escaping from.

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Worlds Apart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 27 2012 The teams on both sides fight on for a common cause, and there are shocking developments tied to the Cortexiphan children.

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Subject 13 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Feb 25 2011 In a follow up to last season’s “Peter” flashback episode, the all-new “Six Months Later” episode revisits a poignant period of time for both the Bishops and Olivia.

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The Bullet That Saved The Worl... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Oct 26 2012 "The Bullet That Saved the World" is the fourth episode of the fifth season of the Fox science fiction/drama television series Fringe, and the series' 91st episode overall. The episode ...more

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Making Angels is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Feb 03 2012 Over Here Astrid gets an unexpected visit from her Alternate, while Peter and Olivia track a killer using a toxin that has yet to be invented. Both universes collide in a case that pushes the ...more

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Momentum Deferred is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Oct 08 2009 Recuperating from the traumatic and alarming meeting with Massive Dynamic founder William Bell, Agent Dunham consumes a powerful "fringe" concoction that Dr. Bishop prescribes to ...more

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Marionette is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Dec 09 2010 "Marionette" is the ninth episode of the third season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe. The episode was co-written by Monica Owusu-Breen and Alison ...more

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And Those We've Left Behind is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Nov 11 2011 "And Those We've Left Behind" is the sixth episode of the fourth season of the Fox science-fiction drama television series Fringe, and the series' 71st episode overall. The episode ...more

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There's More Than One of E... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Season 1 Episode 20: In the season finale, the Fringe Division is attacked, Mr. Jones returns, Walter disappears and Massive Dynamics' elusive William Bell (LEONARD NIMOY) is finally introduced.

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Back to Where You've Never Bee... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Jan 13 2012 "Back to Where You've Never Been" is the eighth episode of the fourth season of the Fox science-fiction drama television series Fringe, and the series' 73rd episode overall. David Fury ...more

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6B is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Feb 18 2011 A series of Fringe events leads the team to the home of a woman grieving over the death of her husband, while Peter and Olivia make an effort to repair the emotional rift between them.

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Brown Betty is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 29 2010 While Walter deals with some very upsetting news, he tells Olivia's niece, Ella, a fairy tale that includes musical performances by Olivia and Agent Broyles.

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Olivia. In the Lab. With the R... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 08 2010 When a perfectly healthy woman is found dead from a disease she never had, the Fringe team investigates the origin of this inexplicably fatal condition before it claims more innocent victims. ...more

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Safe is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Dec 02 2008 The team is called in on a bank robbery similar to other robberies in the area but this particular bank has the thief embedded inside the steel wall of the bank. Somehow the thieves have found a ...more

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The Man from the Other Side is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 22 2010 When two teenagers on a date turn up "dead" at an abandoned warehouse with the three puncture wounds to the soft palate — a trademark of the shape-shifters — the Fringe team ...more

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Lysergic Acid Diethylamide is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 15 2011 "Lysergic Acid Diethylamide" is the 19th episode of the third season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe, and the 62nd episode overall. The narrative ...more

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6:02 AM EST is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 22 2011 "6:02 AM EST" is the 20th episode of the third season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe, and the 63rd episode overall. The narrative follows the activation ...more

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The Last Sam Weiss is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 29 2011 As devastation spreads on This Side, Walter, Olivia, and Sam Weiss struggle to find a way to stop the destruction and discover that one individual has the ability to allow Peter access to the

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Bloodline is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Mar 25 2011 The intensity of life “over there” accelerates as Olivia finds herself in mortal danger.

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Over There is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Season 2 Episode 22: Walter and Olivia venture into the alternate world for the anticipated face-off with William Bell (special guest star LEONARD NIMOY) in the first of a two-part season finale.

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The No-Brainer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Jan 27 2009 Olivia, Walter and Peter are called in to investigate the death of a car salesman who was found in a pool of "goo," exactly like another man across the country. When Walter discovers ...more

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Of Human Action is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Nov 12 2009 When a kidnapping rapidly escalates into a hostage situation in New York, local authorities close in on the suspects only to discover that an unknowable force has mind-blowing consequences. The ...more

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Concentrate and Ask Again is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Feb 04 2011 When a scientist falls dead after ingesting a lethal cloud of blue powder and his bones disintegrate in his body, the CDC suspects a biological attack. As the Fringe Team investigates further, a ...more

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And Those We've Left Behin... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Season 4 Episode 6: STEPHEN ROOT and ROMY ROSEMONT guest star as married scientists who help the Fringe team uncover a pattern in deadly time loop anomalies.

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The Firefly is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Season 3 Episode 10: In the midseason premiere, an Observer makes contact with the Fringe Team to help rectify a mistake. Meanwhile, Walter befriends one of his musical heroes (CHRISTOPHER LLOYD).

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Do Shapeshifters Dream of Elec... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Season 3 Episode 4: Newton is forced to call to action a sleeping shapeshifter. As Walter and the rest of the team move the investigation to Massive Dynamic, Olivia goes on high alert.

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An Enemy of Fate is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Season 5 Episode 13: The thrilling worlds of Fringe come to a mind-blowing end in the 100th episode and two-hour series finale as the team faces off against the Observers in one final battle.

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6955 kHz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Nov 11 2010 Back “over here,” the Fringe Division investigates a bizarre phenomenon when 15 people up and down the Eastern Seaboard, all suffer retrograde amnesia from listening to their shortwave radios on ...more

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Bound is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Jan 20 2009 Olivia's sister, Rachel (Ari Graynor), visits; Walter, Peter and Olivia try to solve the murder of an esteemed epidemiologist, which may be linked to Olivia's abduction.

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Inner Child is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Apr 07 2009 Just seconds before a building is demolished, a mysterious mute child that has been living alone underground is discovered. When the FBI’s Fringe Division investigates, the boy forms an unspoken ...more

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Unearthed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
Jan 11 2010 After a teenage girl is pronounced brain dead, her mother takes her off life support, but when doctors operate quickly to remove her organs, the deceased girl shockingly awakens screaming an ...more

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Northwest Passage is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fringe Episodes
May 06 2010 "Northwest Passage" is the 21st episode of the second season of the American science fiction drama television series Fringe, and the 41st episode overall. The episode follows Peter as ...more