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Fringe: The Complete Fifth and Final Season - Preview

Fringe: The Complete and Final Season

Preview by Jack Foley

THE critically acclaimed fifth season of television’s most thrilling sci-fi series, Fringe, features 13 mind-bending episodes with 45 minutes of brand new special features, including an exclusive featurette, the Fringe panel at Comic-Con 2012, a final season sizzle reel at Comic-Con 2012 and a gag reel.

Picking up from events depicted in season four’s flash-forward episode, the seemingly peaceful Observers seized control of our universe in 2015.

Now, in 2036, they have become ruthless rulers who stand unopposed and the Fringe Team is forced to take their final stand. Joining Fringe scientist Water Bishop, FBI agent Olivia Dunham, Peter Bishop and the Fringe team is Olivia and Peter’s now-grown daughter, Etta, in a final season filled with struggle, surprises and sacrifice.

The team must bring together all they have witnessed in preparation for the final battle to protect our world. The critically acclaimed and fan-favorite series, Fringe, returns for its fifth and final season to deliver a climactic conclusion…in all worlds.

Created by J.J. Abrams (Lost, Star Trek, Super 8), Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (Hawaii 5-0, Star Trek, Transformers films), the fourth season of Fringe stars Anna Torv (The Pacific), Joshua Jackson (Dawson’s Creek), Lance Reddick (Lost, The Wire), Blair Brown (Altered States), Jasika Nicole (She’s Out of My League), Seth Gabel (The Da Vinci Code) and John Noble (The Lord of the Rings films).

Fringe is produced by Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and its executive producers include Abrams, Jeff Pinkner (Lost, Alias), J.H. Wyman (The Mexican, Keen Eddie), Bryan Burk (Star Trek, Lost) and Joe Chappelle (CSI: Miami, The Wire).

Certificate: 15
Running time: 572mins
UK DVD Release: May 13, 2013