Episode Title: "Pilot" & "Pilot Part 2"
Airdate: August 26th, 2008
Official Summary: Not yet released.
Spoilers: The episode opens with a turbulent passenger flight from Hamburg, Germany to Boston. One passenger injects himself with an insulin syringe pen and within seconds, his entire body begins to liquify. The contagion quickly spreads among the entire cabin as both passengers and crew members' bodies begin to melt. The plane itself lands safely at Logan Airport under radio silence.
Olivia Dunham has a secret lover. FBI Agent John Scott. They investigate the airport case, and find a lab filled with chemical equipment. The lab explodes, sending Olivia and John to the hospital. John is clinging to life, his entire body has become almost crystalline, his skin like glass, translucent and diamond-hard. To possibly save the man she loves, Olivia tracks down Dr. Walter Bishop. The only problem is that he's locked in a mental asylum, and the only visitors he's allowed are family. She tracks down his estranged son, Peter, and together they release Walter.
Now, they must work together to save John, find out exactly whats going on, and prevent it happening again.
John Scott will betray Olivia.
Nina Sharp has a robotic hand.
After the case is solved, Olivia, Warren & Peter are asked to join a secret FBI group that investigates the paranormal.
John Scott is revealed to be a mole, and is then killed during a car chase.