Season 3, Episode 08
Aired: December 2nd, 2010
Written By: Jeff Pinkner, J. H. Wyman
Directed By: Brad Anderson

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The Glyphs

This episode's glyphs spell: C-R-O-S-S

Each Olivia successfully crossed back into their home worlds in this episode.

Glyph symbol CGlyph symbol RGlyph symbol OGlyph symbol SGlyph symbol S
Glyph symbol C
Glyph symbol R
Glyph symbol O
Glyph symbol S
Glyph symbol S

The Observer

The Observer can be seen standing outside of Penn Station before the Fringe team catches up with Fauxlivia.


Timestamp: 29:48

Episode Clues

Previous Episode Clue

A sign outside of Astoria Holy Witness Church in 'The Abducted' says "He That Enters Here Shall Be SAVED!". The bond formed between Olivia and Alt Broyles while working this case is ultimately what saves Olivia from death and allows her to return to her universe in 'Entrada'.

Previous episode clue

Timestamp: 25:27

Next Episode Clue

The electronic billboard outside Springsteen Station in 'Entrada' displays advertising for "Mercy Ballet", foreshadowing the victim of 'Marionette' being strung up like a puppet and made to dance like a ballerina.

Next episode clue

Timestamp: 29:45

Items of Interest

  • The Redverse traded Alt Broyles for Fauxlivia by cutting off one of his legs to make their masses equal. (Image 1)
  • Fauxlivia stole a piece of the machine and gave it to the typewriter guy, who gave it to the guy who fixed his legs.
Item of interest: Alt Broyles
Image 1: Alt Broyles
Timestamp: 38:29

The Redverse

  • Their Penn Station is called Springsteen Station.
  • Wollman Rink in Central Park is domed.
Redverse: Springsteen Station
Springsteen Station
Timestamp: 29:46
Redverse: Wollman Rink
Wollman Rink
Timestamp: 23:43

Walter's Food

Walter ate a malasada, volunteered to investigate a pastry shop, and bought a pastry from that shop.
Connection: Malasada
Timestamp: 16:06
Connection: Pastry
Timestamp: 18:48

Notable Quotes

WALTER: "It's all because of that temptress. She tricked my son with her carnal manipulations and he fell right into her vagenda."

Connection Chart

A visualization of all the ways this episode connects to other episodes. Scroll down to see the actual connections.

Episode Connections

S1E10 - Safe

  • WALTER in 'Entrada': "No. I remember why this is familiar. They're harmonic rods. Like Belly and I used to use to help objects cross between universes."
      The teleportation destination for David Robert Jones in 'Safe' was anchored by harmonic rods, which are often used as tools used in crossing over as seen in 'Entrada' when harmonic rods implanted in Fauxlivia help bring her back to her universe.
Connection: Harmonic rods
Harmonic rods
S1E10 - Safe
Timestamp: 46:26

S2E01 - A New Day in the Old Town

  • Olivia said "Na einai kalytero anthropo apo ton patera tou" to Peter when she woke from the car crash in 'A New Day in the Old Town'. Peter said this phrase back to Fauxlivia in 'Entrada', who did not recognize it, which confirmed to Peter that she was an impostor.

S2E18 - The Man from the Other Side

  • In 'Entrada' Fauxlivia was brought back to the Redverse via harmonic transfer with small rods injected into her hands, similar to the harmonic transfer that brought the bridge over in 'The Man from the Other Side'.
Connection: Harmonic rod activation
Harmonic rod activation
S2E18 - The Man from the Other Side
Timestamp: 33:45
Connection: Harmonic rod activation
Harmonic rod activation
S3E08 - Entrada
Timestamp: 37:30

S2E19 - Brown Betty

  • Walter took Brown Betty in 'Entrada', the same drug he took in 'Brown Betty'.

Spoilers for future episodes below!

S3E13 - Immortality

  • In 'Immortality' Secretary Bishop received the piece of the Machine stolen by Fauxlivia in 'Entrada'.

S3E15 - Subject 13

  • In 'Subject 13' Walter and Elizabeth were gaslighting Peter into thinking he imagined all the changes in his parents, his home, and the world when he insisted things were different after his kidnapping. He eventually accepted that all of the differences he noticed were not real and were just in his head (Elizabeth's guilt over this is what led to her suicide). This explains why he noticed changes in Olivia (who was really Fauxlivia) but still assumed it was the Olivia he'd known for the past couple years until he found out the truth in 'Entrada'.

S3E19 - Lysergic Acid Diethylamide

  • BROYLES in 'Lysergic Acid Diethylamide': "I know it followed me."
    ASTRID: "What followed you?"
    BROYLES: "Death. I saw death. All of it. And it was me."

      Broyles saw dead Alt Broyles in 'Entrada' and it had been haunting him.
  • Olivia saw Brandon as a zombie in her mind in 'Lysergic Acid Diethylamide' because he wanted to cut out and study her brain in 'Entrada'.
Connection: Brandon
S3E08 - Entrada
Timestamp: 26:17
Connection: Zombie Brandons
Zombie Brandons
S3E19 - Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
Timestamp: 23:42

S3E21 - The Last Sam Weiss

  • Olivia had been told the phrase "Na einai kalytero anthropo apo ton patera tou" by William Bell. She used its English translation, "Be a better man than your father", as a test message in 'The Last Sam Weiss' when she tried to control the quantum-entangled typewriter with her mind. Peter said this phrase to Fauxlivia in 'Entrada', who did not recognize it, which confirmed to Peter that she was an impostor.