Twin Peaks: Season 2, Episode 11

Episode #2.11 (15 Dec. 1990)

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With Major Briggs missing, Cooper and Truman look for answers.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Shelly Johnson (as Madchen Amick) (credit only)
Bobby Briggs (credit only)
Dr. Will Hayward (credit only)
Big Ed Hurley (credit only)
Lucy Moran (credit only)


Following the mysterious disappearance of Major Briggs, Cooper and Truman investigate his research with the Air Force which involved in classified dealings with paranormal events which includes an unofficial search for a place called the White Lodge and the Black Lodge. Cooper refuses to offer a defense to Agent Hardy and instead confuses the IA agent with more mystical talk. Later, a transvestite DEA agent, named Dennis (Denise) Bryson, arrives to investigate the drug charges against Cooper. All of Twin Peaks gathers for the wedding of Doug Milford to a young gold digger, named Lana Budding. On the road, James stops in a small town several miles from Twin Peaks where a young wealthy heiress, named Evelyn Marsh, picks him up and offers him a job to fix her husband's car. Back in Twin Peaks, Nadine tries to win Mike Nelson's affections with her super-human strength which instead nets the eyes of the school's wrestling coach. Ben Horne is further distraught after learning from Hank that... Written by Anonymous

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Special Agent Dale Cooper: Have any of you fellows heard of a place called the White Lodge?
Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: Where did you hear that?
Special Agent Dale Cooper: Well, it was the last thing Major Briggs said to me before he disappeared. He asked me if I ever heard of a place called the White Lodge. I told him I had not. He wouldn't say why he asked.
Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: Cooper, you may be fearless in this world. But there are other worlds.
Special Agent Dale Cooper: Tell me more.
Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: My people believe that the White Lodge is a place where the spirits that rule man and nature reside. There is also a legend of a place...
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the beginning of something new
14 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

Many questions that seemed to be the premise of the entire show seem to have been resolved and now new things start to happen. This show introduces new characters and new plot lines the may begin to set the premise for the rest of the season (I assume; I still haven't seen the shows beyond this one.) All the new characters in this episode, however, threw me off. Suddenly we have so many different things to consider and expect! The woman in the red dress excited my imagination of what possibilities might exist when you let yourself go outside the boundaries of town. Sometimes reality does match movies.

However, although I respect the show and the beautiful atmosphere it creates, this episode was a little much which is why I only rated it a six. This rating should not discourage anyone from watching the show further. I can't wait to watch the next one!

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