Thinking about getting back into Fringe. So lets talk about it.

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Thinking about getting back into Fringe. So lets talk about it.

Post by Ares » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:03 am

Fringe was a series I watched a while back, but only to the end of the first season, and I've been considering giving it a re-watch. It was an interesting X-Files type sci-fi / conspiracy mystery series, they had some interesting character dynamics, and it seemed ripe with ideas for RPG use. But for some reason I never watched past the first season, and the show apparently went on to have a total of 5. Which actually seems like a decent length for a show I want to binge watch. It's not like Supernatural or other series with around ten seasons or so.

So any fans of the series here that'd give it a recommend? Anyone who watched the show and want to let me know when's a good stopping point?

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Re: Thinking about getting back into Fringe. So lets talk about it.

Post by MacynSnow » Sat Jun 30, 2018 5:56 am

I was a slight fan of Fringe(mostly due to the Wierd Mad Science aspects,but the Noir/Mystery type bits were well done,as well) for up untill the Writer's Strike(i think Season 3),which hit it pretty hard.

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Re: Thinking about getting back into Fringe. So lets talk about it.

Post by Arkrite » Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:32 pm

Fringe has a few fun seasons at first but slowly falls victim to J.J. Abrams usual issue.
And that is that he spends more time building up a mystery than he does actually coming up with good answers to those mysteries.
After awhile the over arching metaplot just kind of lost my interest, due to those painfully bad answers, but it was fun to watch until I got to that point.

And without revealing any spoilers, the last season can be skipped. I swear they made it specifically to A) give them enough episodes for syndication B) not to matter.

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Re: Thinking about getting back into Fringe. So lets talk about it.

Post by HalloweenJack » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:42 pm

I tried getting into Fringe.....unfortunately right before Netflix removed it

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