Where Is Peter Now? Here’s One Theory Fringe Producers Find Pretty Crazy!

If you watch Fringe, I don’t really have to tell you just how much of a punch in the face the season finale, “The Day We Died,” was to fans. The final scene was so shocking and unexpected that I’m still having trouble determining the ramifications for the fourth season. Not since the season three finale of LOST have I felt so utterly flabbergasted — and I love it. But what exactly is going on with the Fringe team?

We saw at the end of “The Day We Died” something happened that may have never happened on any show before. One of the main characters suddenly never existed. While I ran to my DVD collection and made sure Peter Bishop (Joshua Jackson)  was still in season one (he was), other fans started concocting theories. And some of them are pretty good. As in, I believe that they could happen on the show, without a doubt. For instance, like the one that postulates that Peter is now an Observer. Those bald fellows, most commonly represented by September (Michael Ceveris), appear to exist outside of time. To have never existed is certainly a good way to not be inside time. In fact, right now, this theory is the only one that makes sense to me. The Fringe producers seem to like it too, as they recently referenced it, according to Give Me My Remote.

“I think [one theory that’s] crazy, but really fun and delightful, is the idea that Peter is now an Observer,” executive producer Jeff Pinkner said (UPDATE: I did some digging and found out one champion of this theory: LOST co-creator Damon Lindelof!).

Wait, what?! Has he even thought about this theory and how much sense it makes?

“That was pretty crazy,” co-showrunner Joel Wyman said in regards to the Observer theory. “But most times [the fan theories] are actually fascinating.”

What!? You guys write Fringe! Nothing is supposed to be crazy to you, not even —

“Some of these theories may be true,” Pinkner went on to add.

Ohhhh. Oh I see what you’ve done there. You’re tricking us into thinking this one theory is absolutely off-the-rails, never going to happen — until it turns out to be true!

Okay, maybe I’m just stubbornly backing up a theory I found and really liked. In any case, I’m going to stick with my newfound opinion that Peter is an Observer until season four punches me in the face and tells me otherwise.

Leave a Reply

The Punisher
Netflix Officially Orders The Punisher Spin-Off Series
friends
4 TV Couples that Ruined the Show
Supernatural
Supernatural Review: Spec Script Come To Life
The Americans
The Americans Review: Gut Punch
Arrow
Amell Cousins Film Funding Campaign Closing in on $1.5M
denzel
Famous Celebrities Back in the Day
wrestler-rourke-fl
Seven Celebrity Comebacks That Should Motivate You To Try Harder
cSqXgzr
That Time Harry Potter and Neville Longbottom went to a WWE Match
Godfather
Find Famous Scenes from Films at Interactive Map Jackpot City
Arrow
Amell Cousins Film Funding Campaign Closing in on $1.5M
1
Jungle Book Swings Into Theaters and We Approve
pirates_of_the_caribbean_015
Eight Movie Franchises That Need to Rest in Peace
bruce-springsteen-chris-polk-getty-946
Bruce Springsteen Opens with Prince’s “Purple Rain” At Barclay’s Center
spike-jonze-portra_2808683b
10 Awesome Music Videos Directed by the Incomparable Spike Jonze
rolling-stones-concert
The 10 Greatest Rolling Stones Concerts of All-Time
1pbook092nm
Five Awesome Intentionally Funny Music Videos in Movies
150415194757-2015-playoff-graphic-2-041515.1200x672
The Top Five Moments in NBA Playoffs History
2themastes
Your Official Guide to Watching the Masters Tournament on TV
Austin X Games
X Games Austin 2016 Has an Amazing Sports and Music Lineup
nascar_daytona_nationwide_auto_racing_15301727
Seven Incredibly Dangerous Car Accidents in NASCAR History

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.