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J.J. Abrams? TV checklist

Fox’s ‘Fringe’ shares the same DNA as the exec producer?s other TV dramas

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Fox’s Fringe (Tuesdays, 9 p.m.) showcases creepy biology. But as you’ll see, it shares the same DNA as exec producer Abrams’ other shows.

Felicity (1998-2002)
Conflicted heroine : YES
Shadowy organization: NO
Daddy issues: YES
Time jump: YES
Greg Grunberg: YES

Alias (2001-2006)
Conflicted heroine : YES
Shadowy organization: YES
Daddy issues: YES
Time jump: YES
Greg Grunberg: YES

Lost (2004-present)
Conflicted heroine : YES
Shadowy organization: YES
Daddy issues: YES
Time jump: YES
Greg Grunberg: YES

Fringe (2008-present)
Conflicted heroine : YES
Shadowy organization: YES
Daddy issues: YES
Time jump: NO
Greg Grunberg: NO *May we suggest a face-melting cameo for November sweeps?