If you’ve been watching sports events on Fox the past few weeks, you might have wondered what was up with the odd, pale, bald man lurking around the periphery. (And no, it’s not Jay Glazer - this guy has better suits.) It turns out that he isn’t just a creepy version of Rainbow Wig man who just happens to be at every sporting event - he’s a character on one of Fox’s shows and part of one of the weirdest cross-promotional ideas Fox has had (and that’s saying something).
VARIETY reports that the man is a character from Fox’s supernatural drama “Fringe” called “The Observer” who…observes things. And Fox’s cameras just happen to catch him doing just that, staring blankly into the abyss at events like an NFL playoff game, an MLB game and a NASCAR race. For one such example of the weirdness, check out the video after the jump: