Episode 457 Fringe S01E18 Midnight

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the extended look into Olivia’s home life and how it affects her work with the Fringe team. Additionally, the core theme of “what would you do for someone you love” looks to play a major role in the story arc and features prominently in the Spoiler Zone.

In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne highly recommends David Attenborough’s nature documentary currently on Netflix. Dave checks out the first episode of Apple TV+’s Severance and continues with The Last Kingdom

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands suggests that Dave check out the crime drama Banshee which originally aired on Cinemax.

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Episode Grade: A-

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Episode 456 Fringe S01E17 Bad Dreams

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the focus on the cortexiphan trials in Jacksonville, FL and the connection formed between Nick and Olivia. However, it’s Walter’s reveal at the end of the episode that stands to push the team together or drive a wedge between them. 

In our What We're Watching segment, Dave finishes and recommends the Disney+ genre series Parallels, and also gives two thumbs up to the Netflix film Metal Lords. Wayne admits he doesn’t understand the hate directed at the Total Recall remake.

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands notices Peter’s increasing reality checks, and Bert from the Netherlands suggests checking out the new Apple TV + series Severance.

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Episode Grade: A

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Episode 455 Fringe S01E16 Unleashed

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the relationship triangle of Peter, Olivia, and Rachel and whether Peter deliberately tries to make Liv jealous. Has Walter finally come to accept the responsibilities that come with the extreme scientific projects with which he finds himself engrossed?

In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne slogs through the final season of Ozark, and Dave has better luck with the Disney+ genre series Parallels

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands wonders whether time travel could be involved with the Observers.

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Episode Grade: Dave B-  Wayne C+

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Episode 454 Fringe S01E15 Inner Child

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the standalone episode that follows the possible introduction of a multiverse story arc, and even though it’s a well crafted chapter, it’s a bit disappointing that the only push forward involves the possibility that the boy is an Observer.

In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne gets excited about season 4 of Ozark on Netflix and the first season of the HBOMax offering Our Flag Means Death, while Dave is lukewarm about the Netflix post-apocalyptic film Black Crab. Oh yeah, he gives a thumbs up to the erotic thriller series Dark Desire

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands wonders why the boy never sent out distress messages before now. 

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Episode Grade: B+

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Episode 453 Fringe S01E14 Ability

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the next phase Fringe embarks on as the ZFT manifesto seems to imply that we’re headed into a multiverse world and a war between the two universes. More importantly, we discuss the role it appears Olivia might play in this coming conflict. 

In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne completes The Last Kingdom and looks forward to the feature film that will conclude the series. Dave binges season 4 of Formula 1: Drive to Survive on Netflix.

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands notices the use of the number 47 and ties it into Star Trek

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Episode Grade: A

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Episode 452 Fringe S01E13 The Transformation

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we examine the relationships Olivia has with both John Scott and Peter Bishop and whether she truly loved John. Would she have married him? We also discuss the increased use of horror elements in this episode and the reappearance of Nina Sharp and Massive Dynamic. 

In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne and Dave both begin watching the final season of The Last Kingdom, and Wayne loves the Letterkenny tribute to International Women’s Day. Dave also completes season four of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands notes the three week overlap of two of the currently running Star Trek series.  

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Episode Grade: A-

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Episode 451 Fringe S01E12 The No-Brainer

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we find it difficult to praise this episode of Fringe, but Walter’s willingness to meet with the mother of the girl who died in the lab fire 17 years ago stands as a highlight. There are simply too many weak plot details to grade this standalone above a B. 

In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne gives high praise to the first season of Vikings: Valhalla, and Dave, once again, talks about the Paul Giamatti series Billions currently airing on Showtime. 

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands mentions a few Really? moments of his own. 

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Episode Grades: B

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Episode 450 Fringe S01E11 Bound

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss why Mitchell Loeb assumes Olivia knows about the details of the two unnamed warring factions, and why he extracts her spinal fluid during the abduction. We also give kudos to the two fight sequences featuring Anna Torv and love her reaction to the near miss at the hand of Samantha Loeb.

In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne checks in with three films and gives two thumbs up and one down. Dave sheepishly admits to having watched the Netflix docudrama Inventing Anna. 

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands points out a continuity error in the hospital scene with Olivia.

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Episode Grade: A-

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Episode 449 Fringe S01E10 Safe

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss lighter, personal scenes featuring Peter and Olivia counterpointed against the Mitchell Loeb and David Robert Jones experiment that promises to drive the narrative in bold, new directions.

In our What We're Watching segment, Dave and Wayne discover that the second season of Beforeigners actually dropped in December and somehow avoid radar detection.

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands brings up some Fringe tie-ins with Orphan Black.

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Episode Grade: A+

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Episode 448 Fringe S01E09 The Dreamscape

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This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss a standalone episode that brings Olivia face to face with the John Scott issue and the dichotomy she faces between wanting to get his consciousness out of her head and acting on the leads she receives.

In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne lets it be known that he is unapologetically a Star Wars fanboy, and no matter a series or film’s weaknesses, he’s likely to be all in. Dave calls it quits on the Netflix scifi/horror series Archive 81.

In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands wonders about Olivia’s conflicting desires to have John Scott’s memories removed from her consciousness while at the same time using them to solve cases.

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Episode Grade: Dave B+  Wayne A-

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