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Old 12-06-2012, 10:22 AM
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Newbie "Fringe" question

I've started watching "Fringe," and am still in Season 1. I'm holding off on a lot of questions, because I'd rather answer them as the show progresses. But I have one question up-front: What is the meaning of the figures at every commercial break . . . a butterfly, and 6-fingered hand, a flower, etc., all with a big white dot? Or tell me whether I'm not supposed to know this yet, and I'll save it.
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:31 AM
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I've noticed the butterfly has bones in its wings, and the seeds in the halved apple are human embryos.

I haven't figured out the flower yet.
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:50 AM
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I seem to recall that each symbol represented a letter of the alphabet, and that if you looked at all the symbols in a given episode, they spelled out a 5-letter word.
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:51 AM
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It's a code, with each symbol representing a letter. Usually it spells a word connected to the episode. It's pretty irrelevant to the show (although a recent episode did make a reference to it). On the Fringe Wiki you can see the code and the word that gets spelled every episode.
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:53 AM
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Here's a link with the decodes, if you don't want to try to figure it out yourself:

http://fringepedia.net/wiki/Glyphs_code
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Old 12-06-2012, 01:59 PM
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Here's a link with the decodes, if you don't want to try to figure it out yourself:

http://fringepedia.net/wiki/Glyphs_code
All these years and I never noticed!
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