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Friday, May 11, 2012

'Fringe' finale: Exec producers Jeff Pinkner and J.H. Wyman discuss those

by Jeff Jensen A few weeks ago, Fringe zipped forward to the year 2036 and showed us a world ruled by The Observers, time traveling super-powered bald men from the 27th century with a passion for fedoras, hot sauce and flasks of ice water. more
Entertainment Weekly ( 5/11/2012 8:00:17 PM -08:00 )

Fringe Season Finale: William Bell is Back, But What's His Crazy Plan for Olivia?
Fringe Season Finale: William Bell is Back, But WhatOne thing is clear in all universes: Fringe knows how to put on a good season finale. Last season wiped the slate clean of Peter, but this season finale killed a beloved character. What does this crazy killing mean for Fringe's fifth and final season? more
E! Online ( 5/11/2012 7:00:52 PM -08:00 )

Fringe Postmortem: What's in Store for the Fifth and Final Season?
By Natalie Abrams, TV GUIDE Olivia died. But then she came back to life! The world was coming to an end. But Walter fixed it! September returned. But he got shot again! Friday's Fringe finale was one hell of a rollercoaster ride. more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 5/11/2012 6:50:38 PM -08:00 )

'Fringe' season finale review: Killing to live, living to die
by Ken Tucker Fringe closed out its season with an hour that wrapped up some of this season's loose ends, settled some timeline hash, quoted some William Butler Yeats, answered a few nagging Observer observations, and rang William Bell to a more
Entertainment Weekly ( 5/11/2012 6:12:31 PM -08:00 )

'Fringe' Friday: Show runners talk Walter, Bell, Season 4 finale
Tonight the fourth season of “Fringe” comes to a close. I got the opportunity to watch the finale a bit early, and I can honestly say it does not disappoint. It's a conclusion that could easily have been the ending of the series, but also drums up more
Los Angeles Times (blog) ( 5/11/2012 3:49:59 PM -08:00 )

What lured Leonard Nimoy back to 'Fringe?'
Two years ago we spoke to Leonard Nimoy about what was to be his final acting role on "Fringe." Just over a year ago, Nimoy returned to voice the role of William Bell in a partially-animated episode of the cult sci-fi series. more
CNN (blog) ( 5/11/2012 1:01:55 PM -08:00 )

Fringe's Leonard Nimoy Talks William Bell's "Bizarre" (Eeevil?) Transformation
FringeSilly us: This whole season we thought David Robert Jones (Jared Harris) was the evil genius planning to take over the world, but turns out he's just a pawn in Billy Bell's monstrous plot. (Probably involving actual monsters, just chilling in an almond more
E! Online ( 5/11/2012 10:28:28 AM -08:00 )

Weekend TV: Fringe Finale, Common Law Premiere, an SNL Comeback, Sunday Madness
By Matt Roush, TV GUIDE How happy am I not to be preparing a eulogy for Fringe this weekend, instead celebrating another audacious year of emotionally compelling sci-fi thrills with a grand season, not series, finale (Friday at 9/8c, Fox). more
Seattle Post Intelligencer ( 5/11/2012 6:37:22 AM -08:00 )

TV Friday: Fringe
By Alex Strachan, Postmedia News May 11, 2012 Last week was the pre-nup. Tonight's real-deal finale of Fringe is the clincher. And, for once, the de rigueur cliffhanger ending won't leave Fringe fans feeling fearful or anxious about the series' return, more
Ottawa Citizen ( 5/11/2012 5:49:37 AM -08:00 )

Nimoy out of retirement, on to 'Fringe'
By Kevin Williamson, QMI Agency Case in point: Leonard Nimoy, the genre icon who - despite declaring an end to his acting career in 2010 - will be seen Friday as enigmatic genius Dr. William Bell on the season finale of Fringe. more
CANOE ( 5/10/2012 11:00:13 PM -08:00 )

'Fringe' fans' pressure wins final season for fall
Without the tireless emailing, texting, messaging and tweeting of “Fringe” fans, say the men who created the Fox cult favorite, two entire universes would have shut down forever after this Friday night's episode. But following a bombardment of more
New York Daily News ( 5/10/2012 4:02:22 AM -08:00 )

Leonard Nimoy on What Intrigued Him to Return to 'Fringe'
Leonard Nimoy on What Intrigued Him to Return to Calling the sci-fi series 'a wildly imaginative show', the Spock Prime of 'Star Trek' reveals he agreed to reprise William Bell after it's explained that his character's 'recreated as something else.' "Fringe" has brought back Leonard Nimoy's William more
AceShowbiz ( 5/11/2012 9:22:55 PM -08:00 )

Fringe 4.22 "Brave New World, Part 2" Review
For an episode that could have very easily been Fringe's series finale, "Brave New World, Part 2," charges courageously ahead, resolving old storylines while setting up the endgame to come in the show's thirteen-episode final season. more
TVOvermind ( 5/11/2012 8:56:46 PM -08:00 )

Fringe, "Brave New World: Part 2": they are coming
"If we are capable of being gods, then it is our destiny to do so." – William Bell (S0422) I just want to start off this review by thanking Fox for renewing Fringe for a final half-season. Ending Fringe on the Season Four finale would have been like more
TV Geek Army ( 5/11/2012 8:28:34 PM -08:00 )

'Fringe' Recap: A Bullet for Olivia
The time has come. We have been warned by the Observers, invited into the future to see the outcome and reintroduced to characters of the past. All of this has lead up to tonight, the season four finale of Fringe. Last week, William Bell was revealed more
BuddyTV ( 5/11/2012 7:26:51 PM -08:00 )

Leonard Nimoy talks about 'Fringe' and breaking his vow to retire from acting
Even though Leonard Nimoy announced in 2012 that he was retiring from acting, he changed his mind. But he says he will remain very selective of which acting projects to take. One thing he says he won't turn down is a chance to be on the Fox sci-fi more ( 5/11/2012 7:10:41 PM -08:00 )

'Fringe' Season 4 finale: No one ever really dies in scifi
By Jenna Busch Oh "Fringe," how you play with our emotions! This review is chock full of spoilers, so look away if you haven't watched "Worlds Apart: Part 2" yet. In the season finale, you can see how the writers would have ended the series if they more (blog) ( 5/11/2012 7:04:30 PM -08:00 )

Post Mortem: Fringe Boss Talks 'Quiet' Finale, the Final Season's 'Huge Payoff
Fox's Fringe on Friday night served up a season finale that wrapped a rollicking-good yarn involving William Bell, his God complex and his elaborate plan to lord over a new dominion fashioned from a third universe. By the hour's end, said scheme was more
TVLine ( 5/11/2012 6:54:02 PM -08:00 )

'Fringe' Season 4 Finale Review & Discussion
The veil of secrecy has lifted and the true nemesis of Fringe has been revealed – but is it too late to prevent both worlds from collapsing in on themselves? In Leonard Nimoy's return as the almond-loving (and now mischievous) William Bell, more
Screen Rant ( 5/11/2012 6:07:57 PM -08:00 )

Interview: Leonard Nimoy rings Bell again for FRINGE, talks Season 5 and STAR
By CARL CORTEZ / Contributing Editor While Leonard Nimoy will forever be tied to his role of Spock in the seminal STAR TREK franchise, the actor has managed to eke out a whole new fanbase with his on again/off again portrayal of genius William Bell on more
Assignment X ( 5/11/2012 4:35:47 PM -08:00 )