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Fringe somehow once again survived cancellation and was rewarded a 13-episode fifth season. The modestly rated fan favorite was certainly deserving of the good news since it just might be the most satisfying science fiction saga on any medium in recent memory. After about the second season, when the writers must have realized that no matter what they did there was never going to be a large audience, they stopped worrying about accessibility and began telling its complex yet emotionally satisfying story in an increasingly complex and serialized fashion.

Fringe may have evolved into some hard science fiction but it is also more rewarding than most of the formulaic shows that simply sleep through renewals. To borrow a phrase, the series boldly goes where none have gone before, only, it's also not interested in holding your hand along the way. Well, except to make sure you know that it's coming back. Fox already released a Season 5 Announcement Promo when word of the renewal came but here's another reminder that Fringe returns Fridays this fall...

So there wasn't any new footage to showcase just yet but that didn't stop the spot from getting me super amped (as well as a little sad) for the final season. It also made me think about the announcement that Fringe is not only returning to Comic-Con but that they've moved the festivities to the giant Hall H. It's only fitting for the series to book the biggest room to say goodbye to the fans at their final convention because the viewers have been so vocal and their campaigning is one of the main reasons the series has lasted this long. Fringe does their part to give back and, for those fans who might not be able to make it to San Diego, here are the actors answering a few questions about Season 4.

Fans Ask: Part 1 features the Bishops, Peter and Walter, played by Joshua Jackson and John Noble respectively. Jackson talks about how he and Noble improvised a bit in his favorite scene of the season while the latter is rather long winded in his response, citing many sequences and partners.

Fans Ask: Part 2 includes Anna Torv, Lance Reddick and Jasika Nicole. Torv discusses the pleasure of getting to portray two different versions of Olivia, especially when Faux-livia and Walter have time to just hang out. Reddick is surprisingly emotional as he recounts Broyles putting himself to bed and, lastly, Nicole glows about how she finally got to show the action side of Astrid.

Fringe returns this fall for it's final season airing on Fridays at 9 p.m. ET on Fox. The series stars Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Lance Reddick and Jasika Nicole. It was created by J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.