I anyone else anticipating this? Or has anyone else even heard about it? I just watched the 2 hour pilot. Apparently it was shot with a budget of $10 million, and is better than most movies out there, despite this being a tv show. Apparantly it's JJ Abrams' new take on a Twilight Zone, X-Files type show. "Fringe" refers to fringe science. One of the main characters is a mad scientist (Dr. Frankenstein crossed with Einstein) who was locked up in a mental facility for 17 years. Before an assistant got killed and he got locked up for manslaughter, he was part of a government program in which he experimented in fringe science (ie. mind control, teleportation, invisibility, reanimation). Unexplained events begin to occur in the world and the FBI needs him to help. I quite enjoyed it, but then I have to admit that I've always enjoyed JJ Abrams' tv shows. Guilty pleasures one might say. The lead woman is uber hot, and the mad scientist has some great lines. "They, they have this horrible pudding in here. Butterscotch pudding on Mondays. It's, it's dreadful." "It's Thursday." "Oh! Well that's fantastic news." "The only thing better than a cow is a human...Unless you need milk...Then you really need a cow."