To say that this episode was inspired by “Inception” is probably unnecessary. It’s really just a variation on a theme. And as we’ve seen with other high-profile genre shows where popular culture has been directly references, it all comes down to how well the ideas are integrated into the context of the show in question. In this case, no matter what the inspiration, the final result was all “Fringe”.
The review for Fringe 3.19: “Lysergic Acid Diethylamide” has been added to the archive.