Fringe | on Fox

January 20, 2010

Fox | Fringe explores the unexplained phenomena and terrifying occurrences linked throughout the world – known simply as “The Pattern” — in pursuit of a larger, more shocking truth.

Set in Boston, the FBI’s Fringe Division formed when Special Agent Olivia Dunham enlisted the help of institutionalized “fringe” scientist Walter Bishop and his son, Peter, to save her partner and lover from a mind-bending death.

Through unconventional and unorthodox methods, the Fringe team imagines and tests the impossibilities while investigating unbelievable events, macabre crimes, and mystifying cases involving pyrokinesis, neuroscience, cryonics, genetic engineering, astral projection, and other fantastical theories. When the unimaginable happens, it’s their job to stop it.

Underscoring the unfolding mysteries, enigmatic Massive Dynamic executive Nina Sharp asserts that the advancement of technology is changing the world of science, and conversely, the science of the world.

Agent Phillip Broyles guides the group, while by-the-book Agent Charlie Francis and Junior Agent Astrid Farnsworth provide support and depth to the team.

Fun with Fringe | Weighing in on the show’s fact and fiction science:

Fring Is on the Right Track with Code-Cracking Science | Popular Mechanics
Fringe Season Finale Flirts with Theoretical Physics | Popular Mechanics
Fringe’s Misplaced Memory Science: Sci Fi Fact vs Fiction | Popular Mechanics
Fringe Gets Fast Aging and Frozen Optics Wrong in Episode 2: Reality Check | Popular Mechanics
From LSD Brain to Dead Autopilot, Fringe Premiere Skirts Reality | Popular Mechanics
On Fringe, Radiation Ghoul is Pure Fiction | Popular Mechanics
Fringe Double Feature Plays with Mutation and Exorcism | Popular Mechanics
On Fringe, Brain-Computer Interface Chips Have Real-Life Inspiration | Popular Mechanics
Fringe’s Human Mutant Not Possible, Says Expert | Popular Mechanics
Fringe Season Two Premiere Misrepresents Head Trauma | Popular Mechanics
Fringe takes on Spontaneous Human Combustion, Gets Burned | Popular Mechanics
Fringe’s Human Bomb Proposes Proximity Fuses, Strange Serums | Popular Mechanics
Is Fringe’s Ritalin-Inspired Mind Control Cocktail Possible? | Popular Mechanics

Link: Fringe official website