And we're right back where we started this season, with the Bishop-Dunhams in a field, adorable Etta spreading the insidious dandelion seeds all over the place. Peter tells Olivia that he thinks he'd be happy to stay here for the rest of his life.
But it's time to go and go they shall, so Peter yells for Etta to come back, and she races over the field towards her father's outstretched arms, and -- unlike the many times we've seen this part played this season -- reaches him. He hugs her and swings her around, Olivia looking on happily.
The family arrives home and Peter goes through the mail, coming across an envelope from his father. He opens it, and finds the drawing of the white tulip. He looks confused for a moment -- and then he suddenly looks alarmed, like he just remembered something.
But it's too late, baby, now it's too late. It's been five seasons (with the threat of cancellation a constant fear) a hundred episodes, two universes and three or four timelines. Thank you, everyone, for reading -- in an alternate universe, we're watching five more seasons while riding around on zeppelins.
Daniel is a writer in Newfoundland with a wife and a daughter. With Fringe over, what's he going to do? Spend more time with his family? Oh, good, the NHL is back. Follow him on Twitter (@DanMacEachern) or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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