Episode 1: Pilot
Air Date: Sep 9, 2008
Special FBI Agent Olivia Dunham is part of the team called in to investigate when Flight 627 lands with everyone on board dead: their flesh liquefied. When her partner and lover is contaminated by a similar chemical that crystallizes his skin, Olivia discovers the one man who can help has been institutionalized for twenty years.
Episode 2: The Same Old Story
Air Date: Sep 16, 2008
The trio's unlikely partnership develops as they investigate the death of a woman who conceives, has a full-term pregnancy, and gives birth all within a few hours. After the birth, the baby ages to 80 years old and dies in only a few minutes. While the team looks into this bizarre event, Dr. Bishop begins testing in his lab.
Episode 3: The Ghost Network
Air Date: Sep 23, 2008
A bizarre incident on a bus leaves the passengers asphyxiated in transparent silicon, and the only witness is a man who is psychically linked with the individual responsible.
Episode 4: The Arrival
Air Date: Sep 30, 2008
The fourth episode of season 1 (s1e4) depicts a series which is very strange. Olivia an FBI agent is called to investigate a blast, where an unharmed cylinder is found at the blast site. It also comes to light that the same sort of cylinder was also discovered at other locations where blasts occurred. The investigation agencies find that the cylinder is not damaged whereas the surroundings get fair amount of harm.
Episode 5: Power Hungry
Air Date: Oct 14, 2008
A deliveryman discovers he has the ability to control electrical devices and discharge current, leading to an elevator crash. Walter recognizes the accident as caused by someone who has undergone electrical augmentation, similar to a project he conducted using homing pigeons. Meanwhile, Olivia gets a visitor from her past.
Episode 6: The Cure
Air Date: Oct 21, 2008
A missing woman appears at a diner where within minutes she and everyone present dies a painful death. The evidence points to illegal human drug trials and the possibility of human weaponization. Meanwhile, Peter makes a deal with the devil to get information from Nina Sharp, and Olivia celebrates her birthday.
Episode 7: In Which We Meet Mr. Jones
Air Date: Nov 11, 2008
A genetically-engineered parasite attaches itself internally to a FBI agent. Olivia goes to Germany to meet with a man who knows about the parasite. Meanwhile, Walter conducts experiments to tap into a dead man’s brainwaves, which puts Peter at risk when he is the one who has to hook up to the corpse.
Episode 8: The Equation
Air Date: Nov 18, 2008
Walter thinks the abduction of a young music prodigy is linked back to his old bunkmate at St. Claire’s Hospital, a mathematician was who driven insane after a similar abduction. Olivia wants Walter to return to the mental institution much to Peter’s outcry. Walter is determined to help, which ends up having chilling ramifications.
Episode 9: The Dreamscape
Air Date: Nov 25, 2008
The team is called in to investigate why a man jumps out a window because he thinks he's being attacked by butterflies. Olivia gets some breaks in solving the case from her former partner and that she is so desperate to rid herself of him that she demands to go back into the tank. Meanwhile, some former friends and current foes of Peter find out that he's back in Boston.
Episode 10: Safe
Air Date: Dec 2, 2008
The team is called in on a bank robbery similar to other robberies in the area but this particular bank has the thief embedded inside the steel wall of the bank. Somehow the thieves have found a way to defy the law of physics. Walters thinks their after something of his. As the investigation deepens it all comes to a head when the thieves ambush one of the team.
Episode 11: Bound
Air Date: Jan 20, 2009
11. Season 1, Ep 11: Bound
The FBI and an increasingly desperate Peter search for the abducted Olivia... unaware that the man heading the investigation is the one responsible for her disappearance.
Episode 12: The No-brainer
Air Date: Jan 27, 2009
A trail of deaths across the country has a consistent pattern: in each case, the victim's brain has been liquefied after they viewed a downloaded computer file.
Episode 13: The Transformation
Air Date: Feb 3, 2009
When bizarre twisted remains are found among the debris of a crashed jumbo jet, Olivia and Peter end up going undercover as part of their investigation.
Episode 14: Ability
Air Date: Feb 10, 2009
A news stand vendor dies when all of his orifices seal over. Meanwhile, the mysterious Mr. Jones turns himself over to the FBI and warns that if Olivia cannot pass a test, hundreds of other people will die in the same way.
Episode 15: Inner Child
Air Date: Apr 7, 2009
A mysterious pale-skinned mute child is found in a 70-year-old chamber beneath a building scheduled for demolition. Olivia bonds with the child as she helps investigate a serial killer, the Artist. However, it soon becomes apparent that the Child has a unique link to the killer.
Episode 16: Unleashed
Air Date: Apr 14, 2009
Animal rights activists inadvertently unleash an experimental creature made up of the genes of various animals. The creature goes on a rampage, and it attacks Charlie. He survives the attack but the team discovers that the creature implanted larvae in him which will grow to maturity in only a few hours.
Episode 17: Bad Dreams
Air Date: Apr 21, 2009
Olivia is plagued by dreams where she appears to kill two people hundreds of miles away. However, she soon discovers her real connection to the deaths, a connection dating back to her childhood... and William Bell’s experiments on her.
Episode 18: Midnight
Air Date: Apr 28, 2009
When victims turn up with their spinal columns ripped open, Fringe is called in and they determine that the scientist involved is a former ZFT member. Now he offers to tell them everything he knows about ZFT, if they find his wife... the woman responsible for the deaths.
Episode 19: The Road Not Taken
Air Date: May 5, 2009
While investigating a seeming case of spontaneous combustion, Olivia begins having visions of an alternate reality that is somehow connected to the case. Meanwhile, the FBI tries to connect William Bell to ZFT, Peter reveals his latest project, and Nina Sharp pays Broyles a visit.
Episode 20: There's More Than One Of Everything
Air Date: May 12, 2009
Daveid Robert Jones launches an attack on someone associated with Fringe Division in an attempt to gain what he needs to hunt down William Bell. Meanwhile, Walter goes on a trip with an acquaintance, and Nina and Olivia make a deal.