Oh, Fringe...I am really going to miss you if you end up becoming the latest victim of the Friday Night Death Slot.
For a show that started off blatantly ripping off episodes of The X-Files, Fringe finally found its voice halfway through its second season when the creators started focusing on their own mythology involving an alternate Earth. Since then, the show has become one fun and insane rollercoaster ride and one of the best science-fiction series currently on television.
One more piece of Fringe's brilliance occured in tonight's episode, "The Firefly," when occasionally-high mad scientist Dr. Walter Bishop, played to perfection by John Noble, gave a shout-out to none other than Dr. Lawrence Jacoby from the classic series Twin Peaks. After donning a pair of glasses with 3-D colored lenses, Walter is told that they look good, to which he replies: "Yes...They were sent to me by a Dr. Jacoby from Washington State." The town of Twin Peaks, where Dr. Jacoby operated as the resident psychiatrist, was located in the state of Washington.
This, of course, means that Fringe and Twin Peaks now share the same TV universe, however unofficial or official it actually is. So, Walter...How about setting aside all that Observer and Walternate nonsense aside just long enough to rescue Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Dale Cooper from the Black Lodge? If anyone can, it's probably you.