As fans wait with bated breath to learn whether Fox will bring fan-favorite series Fringe back for another year, the show's producers say there's no need to worry—a fifth season will happen, regardless of whether the show comes back. It just may not be exactly what you expect.
Though the producers have previously said they hope to wrap up as much as possible in the fourth season finale if the network pulls the plug, producer Jeff Pinkner says the writers would also put out a one-off comic book to wrap up the rest of the lingering storylines.
"It would be really elaborate, and we would go to town on it and make sure that everything you needed to understand about the show would be in that and pay off that way," he said. "That's our backup plan."
The current rumor is that the show could come back for a final year to make it more attractive for syndication, but the ratings are low, so it's still a definite tossup.
Sound off: If Fringe's renewal is not part of the pattern, would you like to see the show wrapped up in comic form?