The BEST Episodes of Fringe
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 13, 2021
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.
#1 - An Enemy of Fate
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 18, 2013
Peter, Olivia, Walter, Astrid and Broyles face off against the Observers in one final and extraordinary battle for the fate of mankind.
#2 - Brave New World (2)
Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired May 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.
#3 - Over There (2)
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired May 20, 2010
Sacrifices will be made and both universes may never be the same again after Walter and Olivia visit the “other side”
#4 - Liberty
Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 18, 2013
The Fringe team engages a desperate plan as Olivia embarks on a dangerous and otherworldly journey into the unknown.
#5 - There's More Than One of Everything
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 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.
#6 - Anomaly XB-6783746
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 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.
#7 - The Day We Died
Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired May 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.
#8 - Welcome to Westfield
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 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.
#9 - The Last Sam Weiss
Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 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.
#10 - The Abducted
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 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.
#11 - Five-Twenty-Ten
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 16, 2012
As the fight for the future intensifies, a member of the Fringe team orchestrates a Fringe event of his own.
#12 - Entrada
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 2, 2010
Peter struggles to cope with recent events; Olivia searches for an ally; a device that communicates between universes is discovered...
#13 - Letters of Transit
Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 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.
#14 - The End of All Things
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 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.
#15 - Peter
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 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.
#16 - The Boy Must Live
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 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.
#17 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 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.
#18 - The Bullet That Saved the World
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 2012
When the Fringe team tracks a lead into a hostile and heavily guarded location, Phillip Broyles resurfaces... but can he be trusted?
#19 - Jacksonville
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 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.
#20 - Subject 9
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 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.
#21 - An Origin Story
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 2, 2012
The Fringe team responds to recent devastating events, and a key member makes a pivotal and shocking move.
#22 - 6:02 AM EST
Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 22, 2011
The beginning of the end is triggered when Walternate finds a way to wreak havoc “over here."
#23 - Over There (1)
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired May 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.
#24 - Safe
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 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.
#25 - Worlds Apart
Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 27, 2012
The teams on both sides fight on for a common cause, and there are shocking developments tied to the Cortexiphan children.