Another Week, Another Fringe PSA From Those Creepy Observers

By David Wharton | 9 years ago

Last week our lovable, smooth-pated future overlords, the Observers, released a public service announcement reminding us that any dissent will be met with a good, old-fashioned brain scrambling. Now the unnamed Observer spokesman has returned with another one, this time explaining how “natives” need to remain in their “living quadrants” and not travel without identification and prior approval. Disobey, and here comes the brain scan. There’s got to be an Arizona joke in there somewhere, but here’s the vid:

These viral videos (you can see the first one here) are setting up the dystopian world in which the Fringe team will find themselves during the final season. Over the years Peter, Walter, and Olivia have saved not one, but two universes. But can they defeat a world overrun with bald guys and red tape?

Fringe returns to Fox on September 28th. And while we’re on the subject, why do all these rules seem so familiar to me…?