History Characters / FringeObservers

10th Jun '17 8:12:03 PM HighCrate
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* GenreBlind: Considers the Fringe group utterly irrelevant, despite [[GenreSavvy Windmark's]] warnings about their nature.
* GenreSavvy: On the other hand, he also denies Windmark's request to travel back in time and kill the Fringe team at their most vulnerable. He knows doing that will completely screw up the continuum and possibly ruin all of the work they've put into the invasion.
13th May '17 9:13:02 AM SorPepita
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The Observers are mysterious individuals who appear at Pattern-related events and other important moments in modern human history. At first sight, they appear to be ordinary citizens, although bald and lacking eyebrows. Their ultimate purpose remains an enigma, however, for now they simply remain at an arm's length of the series' goings-on, and very rarely get involved. It is assumed that they do not follow the naturals rules of logic, and space-time as they seem to travel and perceive time ''simultaneously'', rather than at any given moment.

In ''The End of All Things'', a partial origin of the Observers was revealed at last: They are a team of scientists from a ''very'' far away future, and something akin to hyper-evolved humans who have access to technology and methods to essentially displace themselves from both time and space - this lets them view and experience ''everything '''everywhere''' '', from ''the beginning of time itself'', to the infinite number of possible futures. That said, this sect of Observers is merely a singular, scientific cell... In "Letters of Transit", the ''almost'' full history of the Observers has been revealed. In the year 2609, Earth has become completely incapable of supporting life, and their race of hyper-evolved humans essentially traveled back in time, seeking an optimal period where they can settle down. In the year 2015, their invasion began and by 2036 they have completely occupied the world under a totalitarian rule. At this point in time, only the original Fringe team refer to them as "Observers" while everyone else only knows them as "Invaders." What they call themselves however is unknown.

The fifth season's 11th episode, ''The Boy Must Live'', Donald reveals the true origins of the Observers: In the year 2167, a group of scientists have perfected a method of essentially re-wiring the human brain; exchanging one function of the brain to enhance cognitive functions and intelligence. At first, it started with negative emotions such as jealousy and rage. But over time as humans became more intelligent, they started wiping out additional emotions to maximize their intelligence. Eventually, over the course of several centuries the human race ultimately evolved into the Observers/Invaders as we know them today.

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The Observers are mysterious individuals who appear at Pattern-related events and other important moments in modern human history. At first sight, they appear to be ordinary citizens, although bald and lacking eyebrows. Their ultimate purpose remains an enigma, however, for now they simply remain at an arm's length of the series' goings-on, and very rarely get involved. It is assumed that they do not follow the naturals natural rules of logic, logic and space-time space-time, as they seem to travel and perceive time ''simultaneously'', rather than at any given moment.

In ''The End of All Things'', a partial origin of the Observers was revealed at last: They are a team of scientists from a ''very'' far away future, and something akin to hyper-evolved humans who have access to technology and methods to essentially displace themselves from both time and space - this lets them view and experience ''everything '''everywhere''' '', from ''the beginning of time itself'', itself'' to the infinite number of possible futures. That said, this sect of Observers is merely a singular, scientific cell... In "Letters of Transit", the ''almost'' full history of the Observers has been revealed. In the year 2609, Earth has become completely incapable of supporting life, and their race of hyper-evolved humans essentially traveled back in time, seeking an optimal period where they can settle down. In the year 2015, their invasion began and by 2036 they have completely occupied the world under a totalitarian rule. At this point in time, only the original Fringe team refer to them as "Observers" while everyone else only knows them as "Invaders." What they call themselves however is unknown.

The In the fifth season's 11th episode, ''The Boy Must Live'', Donald reveals the true origins of the Observers: In the year 2167, a group of scientists have perfected a method of essentially re-wiring the human brain; brain, exchanging one function of the brain to enhance cognitive functions and intelligence. At first, it started with negative emotions such as jealousy and rage. But over time as humans became more intelligent, they started wiping out additional emotions to maximize their intelligence. Eventually, over the course of several centuries the human race ultimately evolved into the Observers/Invaders as we know them today.



* QuizzicalTilt: They all do this.[[spoiler: Though as it's revealed by Nina, they do it not out of curiosity, but out of a genetic defect that requires them to tilt their heads in order to hear properly.]]

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* QuizzicalTilt: They all do this.[[spoiler: Though [[spoiler:Though as it's revealed by Nina, they do it not out of curiosity, but out of a genetic defect that requires them to tilt their heads in order to hear properly.]]



-->''""Olivia...I came to tell you... I have looked at all possible futures... and in every one, the result is the same. You have to die."''

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-->''""Olivia... I came to tell you... I have looked at all possible futures... and in every one, the result is the same. You have to die."''



* ShipperOnDeck: Finally sees that [[spoiler:the reason why Peter was able to return at all was because of the bonds he shared with all the people he cared about, especially Olivia. And it looks like his priorities have changed to...getting the two of them back together!]] ''[[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Awwwwww!]]''

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* ShipperOnDeck: Finally sees that [[spoiler:the reason why Peter was able to return at all was because of the bonds he shared with all the people he cared about, especially Olivia. And it looks like his priorities have changed to... getting the two of them back together!]] ''[[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Awwwwww!]]''



'''August''': ''"They are not theories. They are...entertainment."''

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'''August''': ''"They are not theories. They are... entertainment."''



* NiceHat: Fedora.

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* NiceHat: Fedora.A fedora.



* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Seems pretty much a given. He's a fairly [[LargeAndInCharge big guy]]. He also shuts Windmark up with two words about traveling back in time to kill the fugitives

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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Seems pretty much a given. He's a fairly [[LargeAndInCharge big guy]]. He also shuts Windmark up with two words about traveling back in time to kill the fugitivesfugitives.



* DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans: Of the "It's UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans on the villain's demented head" variation: The Observers are creating a "perfect world"...[[ItsAllAboutMe according to THEIR needs and morals]]. Which means they ruin the air quality of the planet (our air is too clean for their lungs), destroy the world's eco-system for similar reasons of "not fitting their biology", commit genocide and drop the human lifespan back to the middle ages.

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* DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans: Of the "It's UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans on the villain's demented head" variation: The Observers are creating a "perfect world"... [[ItsAllAboutMe according to THEIR needs and morals]]. Which means they ruin the air quality of the planet (our air is too clean for their lungs), destroy the world's eco-system for similar reasons of "not fitting their biology", commit genocide and drop the human lifespan back to the middle ages.



-->'''Windmark''': *[[SlasherSmile smiles]]* ...I like animals.

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-->'''Windmark''': *[[SlasherSmile smiles]]* ... I like animals.



* SlasherSmile

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* ** SlasherSmile



-->'''Observer:'''...miss me?

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-->'''Observer:'''... miss me?



17th Apr '17 5:15:58 PM Gregzilla
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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: Has traces of this. [[spoiler: As December noted, Peter should have died well before becoming a man (back when he almost drowned, to be more specific). When September dove in to save them, he consequently altered the timeline, but believed Peter's life was vital enough to be saved (he was right). Despite all of that, the altered timeline still falls on him. In the Season 4 premiere, December ordered him to ''permanently'' erase Peter from time, but he opted out of it at the very last second. It's possible that, like August, his experiences with the Bishops have formed an attachment to him.]]
** [[spoiler:Now, he is 100% going rogue against his fellow Observers, from continually aiding Peter (as opposed to erasing him), to making discreet movements behind their backs, to ''downright having Peter bust him out of some prison.'']]

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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: Has traces of this. [[spoiler: As December noted, Peter should have died well before becoming a man (back when he almost drowned, to be more specific). When September dove in to save them, he consequently altered the timeline, but believed Peter's life was vital enough to be saved (he was right). Despite all of that, the altered timeline still falls on him. In the Season 4 premiere, December ordered him to ''permanently'' erase Peter from time, but he opted out of it at the very last second. It's possible that, like August, his experiences with the Bishops have formed an attachment to him.]]
** [[spoiler:Now,
Eventually, he is ends up 100% going rogue against his fellow Observers, from continually aiding Peter (as opposed to erasing him), to making discreet movements behind their backs, to ''downright having Peter bust him out of some prison.'']]



* [[spoiler:ThePowerOfHate: His only emotion, and what motivates him.]]

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* [[spoiler:ThePowerOfHate: His ThePowerOfHate: [[spoiler:His only emotion, and what motivates him.]]
17th Apr '17 3:34:22 PM Gregzilla
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!!![[spoiler:[[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Characters/Fringe2036 See Year 2036]]]]

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!!![[spoiler:[[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Characters/Fringe2036 !!![[spoiler:[[Characters/Fringe2036 See Year 2036]]]]
25th Nov '16 6:50:08 PM Eagal
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!!!'''[[spoiler: Occupation]]'''

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!!!'''[[spoiler: Occupation]]'''
!!!''' Occupation'''
30th Oct '16 5:07:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* BadAss: As of ''The Firefly'', needless to say, he's stopped merely observing.



* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Seems pretty much a given. He's a fairly [[LargeAndInCharge big guy]]. He also shuts [[BadAss Windmark]] up with two words about traveling back in time to kill the fugitives

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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Seems pretty much a given. He's a fairly [[LargeAndInCharge big guy]]. He also shuts [[BadAss Windmark]] Windmark up with two words about traveling back in time to kill the fugitives



* {{Badass}}: Strong contender for the title of most badass observer.



* EvilCounterpart: Could be seen as one for September: Both are among the most important Observers in history, both are NotSoStoic, extremely cunning, soft-spoken and {{Badass}} observers determined to follow a single goal no matter what, but both find themselves at [[BigGood opposite]] [[BigBad ends]] of the moral spectrum, and follow exactly [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight opposite]] [[DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans paths]].

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* EvilCounterpart: Could be seen as one for September: Both are among the most important Observers in history, both are NotSoStoic, extremely cunning, soft-spoken and {{Badass}} badass observers determined to follow a single goal no matter what, but both find themselves at [[BigGood opposite]] [[BigBad ends]] of the moral spectrum, and follow exactly [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight opposite]] [[DystopiaJustifiesTheMeans paths]].
18th Jul '16 9:13:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Very quickly deduces [[spoiler: that Etta is the girl in Walter's mind]]. There is also the moment where he sees there is a problem in the air (literally), and [[KnowWhenToFoldEm immediatelly retreats]].
30th May '16 5:16:53 AM Wuz
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''Portrayed by: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spencer_List Spencer List]] (pictured left), Rowan Longworth''

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''Portrayed by: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spencer_List Spencer List]] (pictured left), right), Rowan Longworth''
20th Jan '16 1:29:25 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* TheChessmaster: Peter is ''very'' good at reading people, yet this guy managed to fool even him. Didn't help him much though.
* CreepyBlueEyes: See the image.

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* CharacterDeath: By Peter.
* TheChessmaster: Peter is ''very'' good at reading people, yet this guy managed to fool even him. Didn't help him much though.\n* CreepyBlueEyes: See the image.
%%* CreepyBlueEyes:



* IcyBlueEyes: See the image.

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* %%* IcyBlueEyes: See the image.



* KilledOffForReal: By Peter.
13th Dec '15 5:47:09 PM nombretomado
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* LightningBruiser: He can punch people ''through walls'' and lift a fully grown person with one hand, but can teleport faster than [[Franchise/{{X-Men}} Nightcrawler]].

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* LightningBruiser: He can punch people ''through walls'' and lift a fully grown person with one hand, but can teleport faster than [[Franchise/{{X-Men}} Nightcrawler]].ComicBook/{{Nightcrawler}}.
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