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'Fringe' star John Noble reveals final season twist?

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Fringe star John Noble has claimed that the show's final season will take place entirely in the future.

The Fox drama's fourth season ended in the present day, but the episode 'Letters of Transit' previously gave viewers a glimpse of Earth in 2036.

Fringe S04E19: 'Letters of Transit'

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"As far as I know, we're just jumping ahead [to 2036]," Noble told TVLine. "There will be references [to the missing years].

"Walter, Olivia, Astrid and Peter are insurgents, so we know all the dirty tricks that have been played against us. We'll be learning from the past."

The character of Olivia (Anna Torv) was absent from the 'Letters of Transit' episode, but Noble assured fans that "she'll be back".

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The actor - who plays the eccentric Walter Bishop - also hinted at "resolution" and "redemption" for his own character in the show's last episodes.

"Walter is the man who started this, so there has to be resolution," he suggested. "There has to be redemption. I would love to see the Peter (Joshua Jackson) [and] Walter relationship come back to where it was.

"We also have to see the final maturing of the relationship between Peter and Olivia, because it has been so difficult for them and we want them so much to be with each other."

Fringe will return to Fox on Friday, September 28 at 9/8c. In the UK, the series airs on Sky1.

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