13 'Fringe' Quotes That Will Put You In A Halloween State Of Mind
The world of Fringe was one where parallel universes were plentiful, monsters really did lurk under your bed, and mad scientists were always looking for someone new to test out their experiments. As a result, Fringe is perfect for Halloween. Olivia, the Bishops, and Astrid spent every single day dealing with monsters of one kind or another, and they ended up dropping more than a few one-liners that will put you in the Halloween spirit.
If you are not quite ready to carve Jack-o-lanterns and tour your local haunted house, then these Fringe quotes have your back. A quick reminder of all the unnerving cases Olivia, Peter, and Walter teamed up to solve is all you need to get in you in the mood to breakout the fake cobwebs. Fringe had a knack for generating creepy dialogue befitting the show's atmospheric setting. Whether it was Walter musing over the fragility of life, or Astrid expressing disgust at one of the labs more gruesome experiments, Fringe was full of quotes dripping with Halloween goodness.
Go ahead and start unpacking your Halloween decorations, because, by the time you finish reading these spooky Fringe quotes, you will be ready to indulge in some holiday tricks and treats.
1. When Walter Got Creative With The Definition Of "Alive"
Peter: I know that, but he's dead. He was shot. We're out of luck.Walter: Well, does he still have his head? Is it still attached to his body?Peter: Only you would ask that question seriously, yes, he still has a head.Walter: Splendid, then perhaps in this case, death is simply an inconvenience.
It's just not Halloween until someone starts talking about reanimation.
2. Olivia's First Visit To The Sensory Deprivation Chamber
Walter: Well, you're taking untested psychedelics, lying in saline with an electric charge in the base of your cranium. Among other things, I thought it appropriate to pray you don't get electrocuted.
If you really want to get into the spirit of the holiday then you have to be open to the idea of being scared.
3. That Time Walter Perfectly Explained Halloween Feels
Walter: You know, this is the part of the day that I look forward to the most. When I know there's something bizarre out there, I just don't know what it is. Like a grab bag of disturbing events.
Embrace the weird, the strange, and the unknown. What else is October for (besides pumpkin spice everything)?
4. When Walter Demonstrated The Proper Amount Of Enthusiasm For Haunting Activities
Walter: Peter! Peter! They said I can ride in the back with the body. Can I?
You go into that haunted house this year and scream your head off.
5. This Pure Celebration Of Being Weird
Walter: We're all mutants. What's more remarkable is how many of us appear to be normal.
Normal is so overrated, and Halloween is the only holiday that truly gets the beauty of being strange.
6. Peter's First Time Talking To Dead People
Peter: I've never had a conversation with a dead guy before. Forgive me if I don't know the rules.
If a new spin on the old "I see dead people" line doesn't put in the Halloween spirit, nothing will.
7. When Walternate Gave His War Of The Worlds Speech
Walternate: You and I know something that many lives and many more dollars have been spent to keep secret: that we are at war. At war with another universe populated by creatures that have damaged the very fabric of reality. All around us our world is under attack. Somehow this girl came here. Somehow she is equipped to move through universes. We need her to help us understand this skill, because if we can do it, we can win this war. And if not, soon there will be nothing left to protect.
Now you're starting to shiver for real.
8. That Time Swapping Consciousnesses With A Cow Was On The Table
Walter: Even if we were able to transfer your consciousness safely inside Gene, there are matters to consider.William Bell: We would communicate through my brain waves. You'd hook me up to an EEG machine and decipher my thoughts.Walter: It could work. But still, I'd have to milk you.William Bell: Well, we could assign Astrid.
Zombies are not the only bad thing that can happen to brains...
9. When Walter Told The Best Scary Story Ever
Walter: Tonight, you look under your bed, and lo and behold, you find a monster. And you're immediately eaten. Now, if you hadn't looked for the monster, you wouldn't have found it and you'd still be happy in your bed, instead of being slowly digested in the stomach sac of the creature. But, with any luck, your sister or your brothers might have heard your screams, and your endeavor will serve as a valuable lesson to them.
This quote is Halloween, guys.
10. That Time Lab Talk Turned Quickly To Apocalypse Talk
Olivia: OK, here's a good one. According to Mayan prophecies, a serpent rope will appear in the center of the Milky Way.Peter: Is that when the world ends or when the aliens arrive? Astrid: Apparently that's when the celestial ship emerges and a bearded serpent god comes down to bring enlightenment.Peter: No, actually the celestial ship turns into the serpent god.
The best part about Halloween is it is the perfect excuse to use your creativity.
11. When Resistance To Candy Was Futile
Walter: This is very important. Do not, under any circumstances... is that raspberry filling?
Just remember that, in addition to the scares, there is also Halloween candy to look forward to.
12. This Goosebumps-Inducing Moment
Walter: Deja vu is simply a momentary glimpse to the other side. Almost everyone experiences it. We feel that we've been somewhere before because actually we have in another reality. It's another path. The road not taken.
That's not the chill in the air making you shiver.
13. When Walter Put The Mad In Mad Scientist
Walter: Once you are given the order to put on the headphones, do not remove them under any circumstances. If you do, you may die a gruesome and horrible death. Thank you for your attention and have a nice day.
Now go hang up some plastic bats and queue up your favorite episode of Fringe. You are officially ready to embrace all the Halloween goodness the season has to offer.
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