Fringe gets a fifth and final season

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We'll get to see the final chapter of the saga of Walter, Walternate and the Observers after all. Fringe has been renewed for an astounding fifth season of 13 episodes — just enough to bring the show up to 100 episodes. Says Fox's Kevin Reilly:

Fringe is a remarkably creative series that has set the bar as one of television's most imaginative dramas. Bringing it back for a final 13 allows us to provide the climactic conclusion that its passionate and loyal fans deserve. The amazing work the producers, writers and the incredibly talented cast and crew have delivered the last four seasons has literally been out of this world. Although the end is bittersweet, it's going to be a very exciting final chapter.

The show shot two endings to season four — a final conclusion, and a cliffhanger that would carry us into season five. And now we'll get to see the cliffhanger ending, which will apparently lead us into preventing or dealing with the dystopian future we glimpsed last week. Here's a new trailer to get you even more pumped: