Promo clip for upcoming FRINGE musical episode.

I don’t know what else I can say about FRINGE, the show just keeps getting better and better. It remains a fun, usually icky sci-fi show, but it also has a tremendous amount of heart.

This Thursday (April 29th), we get a rather unusual episode:
While Walter deals with some very upsetting news, he tells Olivia’s niece, Ella, a fairy tale that includes musical performances by Olivia and Agent Broyles.

Series regular Jasika Nicole(agent Astrid Farnsworth)offers up a little more:

It’s essentially Walter kind of manifesting his idea. He’s trying to get his mind off of, you know, what’s going on because he’s just waiting to see what’s going to go on with Peter. And essentially he’s kind of created this little world in his head. And so everything is super-symbolic so all the characters embody the qualities that he notices about them the most, which is really neat. And it happens in the 1940s. Everybody’s in 1940s dress, but they still have cell phones and stuff. So it’s just his brain, because he’s telling a story to someone. Sort of like a bedtime story to help ease his anxiety. So we get to sing in it.

So not only is it a musical episode, it is a throw back to old school hardboiled P.I. flicks. This looks seriously good!

Take a gander: