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Sometiiiiiiiimes I Feeeeeel Like a Motherless Fringe Fan

You guys know that the #1 gift that science fiction gave us is time travel as a way to cheat death, right?

Specifically the death of loved ones?

Despite what certain intergalactic aristocrat survivors of a dead species that controls time may have you to believe about how you can’t use time travel for THAT.

So the Fringe finale knocked that one out, as I suspected it would. Time travel’s the only way to restore dead kids to their superhuman parents. Sure. Check and check.

And I suppose it was too much to ask that the Lost creators would be straight feminist, but really.

Where’d all the women go, JJ Abrams?

Why, they evolved out. Because, you know, scientists discovered how to eliminate emotions and let rational intellect take over the brain.

Which means no more women.

Even genetic anomalies have feelings.

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Fringe: Now with More Apocalypse!

Remember the last time I wrote about fun TV?

Me neither.

Aw, I’m just foolin you. I remember.

I wrote about Fringe last spring with this plaintive comment: So Fringe, if you let Peter and Olivia be together and be a regular couple, I will give you permission to make the plot devices as nonsensical as you want. And I will happily walk around the gaping, yawning holes in your narrative path.

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