Cooper and Truman track down the one-armed man and some strange new evidence in Laura Palmer's murder. Norma Jennings goes to a parole board hearing for her husband. Audrey Horne decides to begin her own investigation.

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Cooper and Truman track down the one-armed man and some strange new evidence in Laura Palmer's murder. Norma Jennings goes to a parole board hearing for her husband. Audrey Horne decides to begin her own investigation.

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Madeleine Ferguson is from Missoula, Montana, hometown of series creator David Lynch. See more »

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At the party at the Great Northern for the Icelandic investors, Ben Horne calls his brother over and orders him to remove Leland Palmer when he begins dancing. When the camera cuts back to Leland, after the Horne brothers talk, Ben can be seen calling his brother over again and having the same conversation again. See more »

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[looking at the dead body of Bernard Renault]
Ben Horne: And do we know if the late Bernard gave you up?
Leo Johnson: I told him that if he ever did, I'd kill him.
Ben Horne: Well, did he?
Leo Johnson: No, but he shouldn't have trusted me. Like I said, Bernie wasn't too bright.
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References One-Eyed Jacks (1961) See more »

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"How is laura? How is Laura?" Ah, Ah, Ah, Ah.... (DVD)
7 November 2007 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

I choose this specific episode to review Season 1 of Twin Peaks, because it illustrates brilliantly the "twin peaks" of this show:

First, the character of Dale Cooper (and surely, the actor behind, Kyle MacLachlan): As few movies (Spiderman), Twin Peaks makes me feel good, with clear mind, happiness, and joy for life. Being open to Zen spirit (Phil Jackson, Pirsig,...), it's great find to see its teachings practiced in full flesh: Words can be helpful but human is the ultimate experience.

With Dale Cooper, I have a unique character in television: he shows openness towards everyone, enthusiasm for nature, honesty and courage with himself as he feels pain or fear but without being incapacitated. A good example to follow.

Second, the creative writing: The authors had an original vision but haven't really planned all the ramifications. So, they were scripting the details on the moment. And the more they write, the more they could tied themselves unless they could find deeper and deeper meaning to their inspiration. What's powerful in that show is that the two authors were opposite: Frost likes logic, words, whereas Lynch prefers feelings, moods.

So, this episode marks how a Lynch idea (the red room segment) evolves into a Frost one, where every clue of the dream gets his real counterpart: the red drape, always music in the air, ....


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