Fringe airs Tuesdays at 9pm on Fox
I was less than enthused with last week's "reboot" ep of Fringe. I realize the show was trying to be more inviting to new watchers by re-explaining plot, characters, etc. but for people already into the show, it was kind of a slap in the face. Needless to say I went into this week with a lot more hesitancy and skepticism...SPOILER AHEAD...Tonight's show treads on familiar territory. A man aboard a plane develops a nose bleed and within minutes turns into the Incredible Hulk/Sonic the Hedgehog, thus bringing down the plane and killing all passengers. Back at Bishop's "house of horrors," as Peter (Joshua Jackson) affectionately calls it, Walter, Olivia and Peter try to solve the mystery and it's connection to Olivia's dead ex, John Scott. While parts of the episode were interesting/gross/bordering on exciting, on the whole it was yet another restart ep for the show. In fact, it was actually a carbon copy of an episode they aired before the winter hiatus. How many times do the writers think this is going to work? I'm a fan of show (and especially of Josh), but this "starting over" crap is getting old fast. Bring something new to the table Fringe, or you'll lose a loyal customer.