Fringe: "The Recordist" Review

Fringe continues along with its final season by exploring a lot of different variations on familiar themes. This week, there's a lot of talk about parents and children and the sacrifices and pain that come with that unique relationship. The material is touching, and the episode definitely scores high marks for acting, direction, and special effects. But it is missing some "oomph", and it did fall just a tiny bit short of delivering something really powerful.

The story begins fantastically, with Walter and Astrid doing their Walter and Astrid shtick again. Walter is particularly delightful to watch in these scenes, including a brief moment of Walter toking up on video, then shortly afterward finding his old stash of "medicinal herb". Only on Fox, folks! Read More...


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