Fringe

The BEST episodes of Fringe

Every episode of Fringe ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Fringe!

An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

Last Updated: 8/3/2022Network: FOX
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An Enemy of Fate
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8.40
6320 votes

#1 - An Enemy of Fate

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/18/2013

Peter, Olivia, Walter, Astrid and Broyles face off against the Observers in one final and extraordinary battle for the fate of mankind.

Directors: J.H. Wyman
Watch Now:Amazon
Brave New World (2)
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8.26
7802 votes

#2 - Brave New World (2)

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/11/2012

The Fringe team is pushed to the breaking point as they desperately attempt to prevent a catastrophic event that threatens the lives of everyone.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
Watch Now:Amazon
Over There (2)
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8.23
9674 votes

#3 - Over There (2)

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/20/2010

Sacrifices will be made and both universes may never be the same again after Walter and Olivia visit the “other side”

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Liberty
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8.17
6129 votes

#4 - Liberty

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/18/2013

The Fringe team engages a desperate plan as Olivia embarks on a dangerous and otherworldly journey into the unknown.

Directors: P.J. Pesce
Watch Now:Amazon
There's More Than One of Everything
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8.16
6789 votes

#5 - There's More Than One of Everything

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/12/2009

Setting the stage for the dramatic and revealing first season finale are a sudden and unexpected attack on someone with close ties to Fringe Division, the return of bioterrorist David Robert Jones and the inexplicable disappearance of Walter. Find out more about the mysterious events surrounding our trio when questions are answered, observations made, loyalties are tested and the elusive William Bell is finally introduced.

Directors: Brad Anderson
Watch Now:Amazon
Anomaly XB-6783746
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8.14
6158 votes

#6 - Anomaly XB-6783746

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/21/2012

The Fringe team is running out of time to save the world. As Peter, Olivia, Astrid and Walter scramble to tap into a key piece of the puzzle to defeat the Observers, they enlist the aid of Nina Sharp who conjures up a plan.

Directors: Jeffrey G. Hunt
Watch Now:Amazon
The Day We Died
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8.07
9285 votes

#7 - The Day We Died

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/6/2011

As the thrilling third season propels to a climactic close, questions will be answered as Peter confronts his destiny and a beloved team member meets an untimely demise.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
Watch Now:Amazon
Welcome to Westfield
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8.06
8194 votes

#8 - Welcome to Westfield

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/10/2012

Peter, Olivia and Walter come face to face with a mysterious and terrifying Fringe event as they get trapped in a town that there’s no escaping from.

Directors: David Straiton
Watch Now:Amazon
The Abducted
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8.04
10480 votes

#9 - The Abducted

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/18/2010

When a serial kidnapper “over there” strikes again, the emotional and familiar case hits home for Colonel Broyles, sending a determined Olivia to uncover additional details about the abductions. In the meantime, Olivia fights on and reunites with Henry to enlist his services on an intense and covert mission to return home.

Directors: Chuck Russell
Watch Now:Amazon
The Last Sam Weiss
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8.04
9689 votes

#10 - The Last Sam Weiss

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/29/2011

As devastation spreads on This Side, Walter, Olivia, and Sam Weiss struggle to find a way to stop the destruction and discover that one individual has the ability to allow Peter access to the Machine.

Directors: Thomas Yatsko
Watch Now:Amazon
Entrada
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8.04
9910 votes

#11 - Entrada

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/2/2010

Peter struggles to cope with recent events; Olivia searches for an ally; a device that communicates between universes is discovered...

Directors: Brad Anderson
Watch Now:Amazon
Five-Twenty-Ten
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8.03
6442 votes

#12 - Five-Twenty-Ten

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/16/2012

As the fight for the future intensifies, a member of the Fringe team orchestrates a Fringe event of his own.

Directors: Eagle Egilsson
Letters of Transit
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8.00
7960 votes

#13 - Letters of Transit

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/20/2012

The Fringe team goes back to the future as the story jumps ahead to 2036, when the Observers and the Fringe team engage in a game-changing battle.

Directors: Akiva Goldsman
Watch Now:Amazon
The End of All Things
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7.98
7837 votes

#14 - The End of All Things

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/24/2012

The dying Observer comes to see Walter and Peter, who must take extreme measures to learn what secrets he hides and determine if he knows where Olivia is. Meanwhile, David Robert Jones tries to force Olivia to use her cortexiphan abilities by torturing Nina.

Directors: Jeffrey G. Hunt
Watch Now:Amazon
Peter
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7.98
9657 votes

#15 - Peter

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/1/2010

Walter flashes back to 1985 while explaining Peter's otherworldly origins to Olivia. Also, Peter's mother is introduced, and details of the neighboring world reaffirms that there is more than one of everything.

Directors: David Straiton
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Boy Must Live
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7.96
6242 votes

#16 - The Boy Must Live

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/11/2013

As time dramatically ticks down, Peter, Olivia and Walter stop at nothing to save the universe from Observer rule. Walter enters the infamous deprivation tank in an attempt to uncover a key piece of information about the mysterious figure, Donald. Meanwhile, Captain Windmark sets out on a revealing mission of his own as long-standing questions are answered.

Directors: Paul Holahan
Watch Now:Amazon
Pilot
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7.96
10076 votes

#17 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/9/2008

When all the passengers on a plane die, FBI agent Olivia Dunham investigates the events and her partner almost dies. A desperate Olivia looks for help from Dr. Walter Bishop who has been institutionalized. Olivia, Dr. Bishop and his son Peter begin to discover what really happened on Flight 627 and begin to uncover a larger truth.

Directors: Alex Graves
Watch Now:Amazon
Jacksonville
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7.96
8718 votes

#18 - Jacksonville

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/2/2010

After a violent tremor shakes a Manhattan office building to its core, leaving only one survivor who leads the Fringe Team to believe he is not from this reality. Walter surmises that what shook the building was not geologic, but rather something discovered by him and William Bell many years ago. With another catastrophe imminent, the team races to Jacksonville, the site of Walter and William’s experiments, forcing Olivia to face her mysterious past in an effort to save hundreds of people from certain death.

Directors: Charles Beeson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Bullet That Saved the World
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7.95
6795 votes

#19 - The Bullet That Saved the World

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/26/2012

When the Fringe team tracks a lead into a hostile and heavily guarded location, Phillip Broyles resurfaces... but can he be trusted?

Directors: David Straiton
Watch Now:Amazon
Subject 9
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7.95
8210 votes

#20 - Subject 9

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/2011

Olivia uncovers a dangerous force that may be connected to past experiments with Cortexiphan. The investigation forces Walter to leave the lab for the first time in years and travel to Massive Dynamic to examine old case files. Walter struggles with his emotional state as he confronts the demons of his past.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
Watch Now:Amazon
Over There (1)
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7.94
9748 votes

#21 - Over There (1)

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/13/2010

In part one of the two-part, two-night second season finale, Walter and Olivia travel to the parallel universe, and the anticipated face-off between Walter Bishop and William Bell occurs.

Directors: Akiva Goldsman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
6:02 AM EST
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7.94
9446 votes

#22 - 6:02 AM EST

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/22/2011

The beginning of the end is triggered when Walternate finds a way to wreak havoc “over here."

Directors: Jeannot Szwarc
Watch Now:Amazon
An Origin Story
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7.94
7145 votes

#23 - An Origin Story

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/2/2012

The Fringe team responds to recent devastating events, and a key member makes a pivotal and shocking move.

Directors: P.J. Pesce
Watch Now:Amazon
Safe
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7.93
7085 votes

#24 - Safe

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/2/2008

The team is called in on a bank robbery similar to other robberies in the area but this particular bank has the thief embedded inside the steel wall of the bank. Somehow the thieves have found a way to defy the law of physics. Walter thinks they're after something of his. As the investigation deepens it all comes to a head when the thieves ambush one of the team.

Watch Now:Amazon
Worlds Apart
star
7.90
7705 votes

#25 - Worlds Apart

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/27/2012

The teams on both sides fight on for a common cause, and there are shocking developments tied to the Cortexiphan children.

Directors: Charles Beeson
Watch Now:Amazon

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