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The perfect completion of previous episode.
Finally learning, in details, what Walter did and why, only driven by love for his son, and how the Observer got involved in this. After all, even if Walter thinks everything that happened then was his fault, the real troublemaking situation is the arrival... [Read more]

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Peter (S02E16) is the sixteenth episode of season two of "Fringe" released on Thu Apr 01, ... More Peter (S02E16) is the sixteenth episode of season two of "Fringe" released on Thu Apr 01, 2010. Over 1,521 TV Time users rated it a 9.74/10 with their favorite characters being John Noble as Walter Bishop, Joshua Jackson as Peter Bishop and Blair Brown as Nina Sharp.
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July 2015

The perfect completion of previous episode.
Finally learning, in details, what Walter did and why, only driven by love for his son, and how the Observer got involved in this. After all, even if Walter thinks everything that happened then was his fault, the real troublemaking situation is the arrival of our bald friend in Waternate's lab, changing course of history. And the timeline "correction" he did, by saving Peter & Walter from drowning, created even more complications.
Also meeting Carla Warren, the "assistant lab" we heard several times, and Peter's mother, finally.
This episode is all about feelings, getting us caught in the process. Amazing.

The perfect completion of previous episode.
Finally learning, in details, what Walter did and why, only driven by love for his son, and how the Observer got involved in this. After all, even if Walter thinks everything that happened then was his fault, the real troublemaking situation is the arrival of our bald friend in Waternate's lab, changing course of history. And the timeline "correction" he did, by saving Peter & Walter from drowning, created even more complications.
Also meeting Carla Warren, the "assistant lab" we heard several times, and Peter's mother, finally. 
This episode is all about feelings, getting us caught in the process. Amazing.
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October 2014

Loved the opening titles!

Loved the opening titles!
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June 2016

The opening was great! Loved it!

The opening was great! Loved it!
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April 2016

At least in alternate Universe, Eric Stoltz got a role of Marty McFly (He was original actor in the movie in our Universe, but later was replaced by Michael J. Fox)

At least in alternate Universe, Eric Stoltz got a role of Marty McFly (He was original actor in the movie in our Universe, but later was replaced by Michael J. Fox)
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January 2015

In my opinion, best Fringe episode. Walter's despair to save Peter and all the discussion about the limits of science and human actions was amazing. Also, the quote "There's only room for one God in this lab, and it's not yours" was fantastic!

In my opinion, best Fringe episode. Walter's despair to save Peter and all the discussion about the limits of science and human actions was amazing. Also, the quote "There's only room for one God in this lab, and it's not yours" was fantastic!

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July 2016

Script arrives on Joshua Jacksons doormat. Sees the episode is called 'Peter'. He reads it. And isn't in it at all

Script arrives on Joshua Jacksons doormat. Sees the episode is called 'Peter'. He reads it. And isn't in it at all
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December 2016

This scene broke my heart 😢

This scene broke my heart 😢
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July 2015

So many answers in this episode!!
I really like it👌🏼
Can't wait to see what happens when Peter will find this out!

So many answers in this episode!!
I really like it👌🏼
Can't wait to see what happens when Peter will find this out!
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May 2015

So so sad... And we found out also how Nina lost her arm...

So so sad... And we found out also how Nina lost her arm...
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June 2016

Estupendo, a começar pela entrada retrô super genial com referência ao tempo em que a história de Peter é trabalhada. Que coisa magnífica é Fringe fazendo isso, reconectando e dando respostas a tudo o que está sendo trabalhado nas duas temporadas. A história de Peter da outra dimensão era algo que eu sempre me perguntava quando iria ser contada, e eis que chegou a hora, de uma forma imensamente incrível, como não sei nem contar.

Dentre tantas coisas, o que mais marcou para fim foi não saber como ficaram os pais do Peter na realidade alternativa, e eu espero que eles possam ter explorado isso algum dia. É muito devastador para eles saber que, o filho está doente, e de uma hora para outra perceberem que ele não irá mais voltar, ainda mais levando em consideração o estado emocional da Elizabeth, que estava alí, confiante no otimismo da esperança de que Walter tinha achado finalmente uma cura para a doença que afligia Peter. É muito triste, e revelador (para mim) inclusive, saber como eu não havia encontrado uma razão maior além de egoismo do Walter para ter ficado com o Peter, quando na verdade, ele foi movido muito mais que isso, Elizabeth estava destruída pela morte do filho, e só de ver ele alí novamente, frente aos seus olhos, Walter percebeu em conjunto com o semblante dela, que não queria ter a chance de perdê-lo novamente, mesmo tendo feito uma promessa e tendo assim ferido os pais da outra realidade, de uma forma tragicamente triste. O que um pai não faz por um filho, não é verdade?

Fazendo notas paralelas com o que foi revelado, é muito bom descobrir então a Carla (que morreu) que trabalhava com o Walter, como Nina perdeu o braço e como esta sabia todo este tempo que Peter pertencia a outra realidade, levando em consideração também os Observadores, ponto-chave até então, de como September pode ter sido o real responsável pela travessia do Walter, já que ele alterou o curso natural dos acontecimentos do futuro (porque era pro Walternativo ter percebido que havia achado a cura). Se Peter é de algum forma importante para eles, razão esta desconhecida até então, isso explica como ele teve que ajudar o dois no acidente do Lago Reiken. O que não ficou explicado até então, foi como explica a relação da Nina com o Walter e o Peter, e porque Peter não se lembra da travessia no portal. Fora isso, "Peter" foi perfeito e magnífico. Eu tô muito em êxtase por esse momento, e nem acredito que Fringe tá cada vez mais me cativando de uma forma como não poderia imaginar. Já tô até vendo como uma das minhas séries favoritas até o final da série. Que capítulo meus amigos, que capítulo. Espero mais deste!

Outras notas importantes: Será que William Bell não estava presente na hora do portal porque estava no Alternative Universe? E os Observadores são duplicados entre as dimensões ou eles são os mesmos entre elas?

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June 2017

Definitely one of the best episodes of Fringe and I'm pretty sure this one is right up there with other Fringe fans. We finally got all the answers that we were asking in regards to Peter and what really happened in that lake and how September is involved and everything was glorious. This episode was truly a gift and I would like to thank the writers for this episode. Brilliant all around. And they made an episode where the character in the title doesn't even appear in the present! And Olivia only gets about three minutes of screen time, what? To sideline two of your leads for the majority of the episode was a pretty ballsy move, but it paid off in a huge way.

I know I keep saying this, but even though I've seen this episode before, I have forgotten some of the details as to what happened with Walter crossing over to the other side. I forgot that he had every intention of bringing Peter back and even to go as far as promise Alt-Elizabeth that he will. Of course, his intention along with that promise went out the window when he saw Elizabeth's face hugging Peter. He couldn't do that to her, break her heart all over again by returning Peter and this was more than enough for Walter to justify keeping Peter. It's pretty messed up if you think about it. Poor Walternate and Alt-Elizabeth.

This got me thinking, though. If Walter had every intention to return Peter, how would he do it since the device is now submerged in the freezing Reiden Lake waters? I wonder if he REALLY was going to return to Peter and was only waiting for an excuse or a sign to tell him that he shouldn't and this is where Elizabeth came in.

And now we also know how September is involved. He wanted an up close and personal view of Walternate finding the cure that September inadvertently caused Walternate to miss the experiment and thus not finding a cure for Peter. August (!) and Observer Boss tell him that he needs to fix this and he does by being at the right place at the right time in Reiden Lake and rescues father and son. September telling Walter that "The boy is important. He has to live." raised a few more questions, naturally, lol. Minor spoiler...I know what September means. 😏

We also found out what happened to Nina's arm! (This was another one that I have forgotten, lol.) She stuck her hand in the device and pulled it out at the very last second before Walter turned it off, but it was too late because it seemed like her hand was disintegrating or didn't assemble properly after she pulled it back to our side. Rough.

It was nice to finally meet Carla, Walter's lab assistant. I loved their showdown at the lab where Walter displayed his bravado and ego and railed at Carla for disagreeing with him about crossing to the other side. She's definitely in the right, but since Walter is blinded by his hubris and his need to save Peter, he threw her out of the lab. I got chills when Walter said "There's only room for one God in this lab and it's not yours." I don't like sane Walter. He's scary as fuck.

It was also nice to finally meet Peter's mom, Elizabeth, played by the lovely Orla Brady. I thought she did a wonderful job as both Elizabeths and she broke my heart when she saw Peter in the lab. She played that with just the right note of shock, relief, and happiness.

So is it safe to say that Walter pretty much brought about this war between the two worlds by crossing over and taking Peter and thus tearing a hole in the universe and weakening the "shield" on both sides? Oh, Walter, what have you done?

Other random observations:

- Walter to Olivia: "You can't imagine what it's like to lose a child." I smell foreshadowing.

- LOVED the 1985 version of the theme song. It's one of my ringtones.

- Back To the Future starring Eric Stoltz. I love these downright geeky details that the writers include in the alternate universe. So fascinating.

- Who else laughed when Nina pulled out that big-ass cellphone from her purse to call her office? 😂

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July 2016

Young Walter Bishop looks like Colin Firth in Pride and Prejudice 😜

Young Walter Bishop looks like Colin Firth in Pride and Prejudice 😜
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January 2016

it doesn't make sense that the alternate universe is technical more advanced but the people that live in it have no idea that there is another universe.

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December 2015

Meu dels que episódio incrível

Meu dels que episódio incrível
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May 2015

Ho pianto tantissimo in questo episodio. Avevo immaginato da tempo che Peter provenisse da un universo parallelo e avevo ragione!

I cried a lot in this episode. I had imagined a long time that Peter came from a parallel universe and I was right!

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March 2017

Esse episódio foi lindooo!!!

Esse episódio foi lindooo!!!
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