Plot: Set in Boston, the FBI’s Fringe Division started when Special Agent Olivia Dunham enlisted institutionalized “fringe” scientist Walter Bishop and his globe-trotting, jack-of-all-trades son, peter, to help in an investigation of an airline disaster that defied human logic. After the defining case was solved and furthermore revealed to be one of a series of unusual incidents linked together, the unlikely trio – supervised by Special Agent Phillip Broyles and assisted by Astrid Farnsworth was formed.
Creators: J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci
Episode Runtime: 46 minutes
On TV: 2008–2013 (5 Seasons – 100 Episodes)