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Fringe: Worlds Apart

Walter realizes what David Robert Jones' end game is, and how it involves the cortexiphan subjects. The two Fringe teams work together to stop the pending crisis and realize that one world will have to make a sacrifice to stop Jones.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x20
Production Number: 3X7020
Airdate: Friday April 27th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CityTV) Apr 27, 2012
UK (sky 1) May 02, 2012
FI (MTV3) Mar 27, 2013


Guest Stars
David CallDavid Call
As Nick Lane
Pascale HuttonPascale Hutton
As Sally Clark

Co-Guest Stars
Jarod JosephJarod Joseph
As Agent Tim
Brady SchleckerBrady Schlecker
Cameron DentCameron Dent
As American Tourist
Rhea FedorchukRhea Fedorchuk
As Brunette Woman
Larry HoeLarry Hoe
As Chinese Worker
D.C. LeeD.C. Lee
As Chinese Customer
Patrick RoccasPatrick Roccas
As Blond Man
Main Cast
Anna TorvAnna Torv
As Olivia Dunham
Joshua JacksonJoshua Jackson
As Peter Bishop
Lance ReddickLance Reddick
As Phillip Broyles
Blair BrownBlair Brown
As Nina Sharp
Jasika NicoleJasika Nicole
As Astrid Farnsworth
Seth GabelSeth Gabel
As Lincoln Lee
John NobleJohn Noble
As Dr. Walter Bishop


Walter and Peter go to the bridge station and briefly examine the machine. They then meet with the two Fringe teams and Walter explains that Jones is planning to collapse the universes into a gravitational singularity that will destroy both of them. He believes that Jones then plans to create a universe of his own with the laws of physics and nature that he desires. When Broyles wonders how Walter has come to his conclusions, the scientist explains that he dreamed about them, but insists that his subconscious has been working on the problem...

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Episode Notes
The Observer can be seen near Sally Clark in Sydney.

Episode Quotes
Olivia: I knew Nick when we were kids. We shared an emotional bond. I’m hoping that through you we may be able to reconnect and find him.
Nick Lane: And this makes perfect sense to all of you?
Lincoln: I find it’s best if you just go with it.

Bishop: "The universe has changed. Our life is what our thoughts make it."
Walter: Marcus Aurelius.
Bishop: Philosopher-king. Who survived war and spent the rest of his life working for the betterment of his people. Perhaps we will too.
Walter: We’ll see.

Altivia: You know, there’s a lot of things about you that I wish I had. There’s a lot of things about you that I admire.
Olivia: That’s funny. I was about to say the same thing about you.

Episode References
The glyph/code spells out ALIVE.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJ.J. Abrams  |  Alex Kurtzman  |  Roberto Orci
Executive ProducerJ.J. Abrams  |  Bryan Burk  |  Jeff Pinkner  |  Joe Chappelle  |  J.H. Wyman
Co-Executive ProducerKathy Lingg  |  Reid Shane  |  Alison Schapker  |  Monica Breen  |  David Fury
ProducerTanya M. Swerling  |  Tamara Isaac  |  Athena Wickham
Co-ProducerGraham Roland  |  Vladimir Stefoff
Consulting ProducerJ.R. Orci  |  Akiva Goldsman  |  Alex Kurtzman  |  Roberto Orci
Associate ProducerJay Worth  |  Noreen O'Toole
Production DesignerIan Thomas (3)
EditorJon Dudkowski
CastingSara Isaacson  |  April Webster
First Assistant DirectorBrent Crowell
Second Assistant DirectorKatherine Keizer
MusicMichael Giacchino  |  Chris Tilton
Music EditorPaul Apelgren
Music SupervisorBilly Gottlieb  |  Charles L. Scott IV
Costume DesignerJenni Gullett
Key GripDavid J. Dawson
Set DecoratorBobbi Allyn
Location ManagerCatou Kearney
Property MasterRob Smith (3)
Script SupervisorLisa Wilder
Assistant EditorChad Rubel
Post Production SupervisorJill Risk  |  Amanda Lencioni
Supervising Sound EditorThomas A. Harris
Re-Recording MixerAleksandr Gruzdev  |  Rick Norman
GafferRichard Buckmaster
Director of PhotographyDavid Geddes
Story EditorMatthew Pitts
Stunt CoordinatorRick Pearce
Art DirectorClyde Klotz
Production ManagementVladimir Stefoff
Sound MixerEric Batut
Executive Story EditorEthan Gross  |  Robert Chiappetta  |  Glen Whitman
Main Title ThemeJ.J. Abrams
Visual Effects SupervisorJay Worth  |  Robert Habros
Main Title DesignAndrew Kramer
Department Head HairKatalin Lippay
Department Head Make-upCalla Dreyer
Canadian CastingCorinne Clark  |  Jennifer Page
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