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30 March 2012 @ 09:10 pm

The upside is, the show has nowhere to go but up.  Once you have "worst episode ever" under your belt, you can just move on.

Seriously though?  Flying human-porcupine hybrids?  Seriously?

And if I hadn't become seriously ambivalent already the last few episodes as far as Peter/Olivia went, having Lincoln tell Peter that Olivia looks at him with googly eyes all the time might have done it.

ETA: And they get Alessandro Juliani on the show and utterly waste him in a one minute scene that goes nowhere.  Good idea.  (True confession: I don't really care about Lincoln all that much and I don't think Seth Gabel is all that great - everything he does is fairly one-note as far as I'm concerned, and he's not my kind of cute (COME AT ME FRINGE FANDOM) - and I just had the thought what if AJ was Lincoln oh God it would be completely amazing.  But alas.  No.)

And also I've come to the conclusion that this season is stupid and doesn't make sense. 


Shannon: fringe olivia lineskungfuwaynewho on April 1st, 2012 05:12 am (UTC)
Yes. He takes away what could be great Astrid time each episode, that's the major thing. It's like, isn't that why they got rid of Charlie? Because he had nothing really different to contribute? And I liked Charlie a hell of a lot more than I like Lincoln. I think making Seth a regular and sticking him on Ourverse was total fan pandering, because everyone was like "OMG Lincoln Lee!" last season.

I'd love once for a show to not just at the opportunity to do love triangle shit. It's so overdone and uninteresting, and of all shows, Fringe doesn't need to mess with that. When Peter was like "I guess we need to talk about Olivia" I literally groaned out loud. Yes, let's talk about Olivia like she's a prize to be divvied up between you two. Barffffff.