Quantum Leap: The Wall (1994) – Ashley McConnell

Ashley McConnell turns in another Quantum Leap novel, and except for a quick moment when we are given another limbo moment for Sam between leaps it is a really powerful tale about domestic abuse, alcoholism and breaking the cycle. Sam leaps into Missy, a six-year-old girl (something that couldn’t have been pulled off believably in…

Fringe (2012) – Black Blotter, and Anomaly XB-6783746

Walter (John Noble) is in crisis. He’s trying to recall his plan to defeat the Observers and along the way, he decides to drop some LSD that he’s rediscovered in his lab. What follows is a troubling confrontation with himself as he, Astrid (Jasika Nicole), Olivia (Anna Torv) and Peter (Joshua Jackson) continue in their…

Fringe (2012) – Five-Twenty-Ten, and The Human Kind

Both Peter (Joshua Jackson) and Walter (John Noble) are having issues with their brains this week in Five-Twenty-Ten, and Olivia (Anna Torv) learns what Peter has done. Written by Graham Roland, this episode first debuted on 16 November, 2012. Peter is keeping secrets from Olivia, specifically the fact that he has incorporated Observer tech into…

Fringe (2012) – Enemy of My Enemy, and Forced Perspective

Enemy of My Enemy really amps up the season and mythology arc. Written by Alison Schapker and Monica Owusu-Breen and first aired on 20 January, 2012 . Last episode ended with the reveals that the Observer (Michael Cerveris) has told Olivia (Anna Torv) she has to die and that the alternate version of Broyles (Lance…

Fringe (2011/2012) – Wallflower, and Back to Where You’ve Never Been

Olivia (Anna Torv) is suffering from migraines. Peter’s (Joshua Jackson) intrusion into the timeline is making things difficult for everyone, and there is trouble on the horizon. Olivia doesn’t have too much time to worry about that when she and Lincoln (Seth Gabel) are thrown a case that sees an invisible man killing people to…

Fringe (2011) – Alone in the World, and Subject 9

As his visual and auditory hallucinations continue, Walter (John Noble) feels like he may be going insane, and even goes so far as to consult Dr. Sumner (William Sadler). At the same time, Olivia (Anna Torv) and Lincoln (Seth Gabel) investigate a strange case that sees two bullies dying, and a lonely boy, Aaron (Evan…

Fringe (2011) – Neither Here Nor There, and One Night in October

Season four of Fringe, Neither Here Nor There, debuted on 23 September, 2011 and was written by J.H. Wyman and Jeff Pinkner from a story they developed alongside Akiva Goldsman. Watch for a glimpse of guest actor Joe Flannigan of Stargate: Atlantis fame! An uneasy alliance exists between the two universes, but Peter (Joshua Jackson)…

Fringe (2010) – Over There: Part One, and Part Two

The season two finale of Fringe got underway on 13 May, 2010. It was written by J.H. Wyman, Jeff Pinkner, and Akiva Goldsman, who also served as the episode’s director. We know we’re on the other side from the beginning but the red-colored opening credits cements that idea. Peter (Joshua Jackson) joins Walter-nate (John Noble)…

Fringe (2010) – Brown Betty, and Northwest Passage

Peter (Joshua Jackson) is in the wind somewhere, and Walter (John Noble) is attempting to deal with things in his own way, he smokes up on some Brown Betty and gets insanely high. All of this wouldn’t be too bad if Olivia (Anna Torv) didn’t show up with her niece, Ella (Lily Pilblad) in the…

Fringe (2009) – August, and Snakehead

An Observer known as August (Peter Woodward) goes rogue and takes a young woman, Christine (Jennifer Missoni) hostage in order to keep her safe in the episode August. Written by J.H. Wyman and Jeff Pinkner, this story was first broadcast on 19 November, 2009. While Walter (John Noble) worries over coming up with the perfect…