Do Shapeshifters Dream of Electric Sheep?
Episode 4 of 22 within Season Three. Item 48 of 115 overall.
Production number 3X6104.
Matthew Pitts - Writer
David Wilcox - Writer
Kenneth Fink - Director
51 votes

Newton, concerned about the consequences of a distressing development involving a high-ranking official, is forced to call to action a sleeping shapeshifter. As Walter and the rest of the team gather evidence, they move the investigation to Massive Dynamic, where Olivia goes on high alert and Walter finds himself in a perilous situation. Fringe case file # 304-101410

original airdate--October 14,2010  rating--5.22 million


songs--"Fringe Main Title Theme" by JJ Abrams

  1.  "Groovin" by Marvin Gaye              


Glyph code spells --SHIFT

Fringe Event: Infiltration by US Senator James Van Horn

Classified case connection: Shapeshifters

Location: Brookline, MA

Trivia: The episode title is a takeoff of the Philip K. Dick sci-fi novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" which was the basis for the film Blade Runner.

  • The running joke of Walter having difficulty remembering Astrid's name is used again. This time he has given her name to a security guard as "Astro". The writers then add a new twist: under the influence of LSD, Walter *does* remember Astrid's name correctly.

Observer Sighting--The Observer walks toward the exit on the ground floor of Massive Dynamic, as Bolivia, Peter and Broyles meet with Walter.


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regional titles

Doe Shapeshifters Droom van Electric Sheep
Do Shapeshifters Dream of Electric Sheep?
Ne Dream Shapeshifters de moutons électriques
Sie Shapeshifters Dream of Electric Sheep
English to Irish translation
Do Dream Shapeshifters di Electric Sheep
¿Sueñan los Shapeshifters con ovejas eléctricas