As gripping as it is disappointing, Twin Peaks: The Return once again ends with more questions than answers. Spoilers ahead...
This review contains spoilers.
See related Here's your first look at Murder On The Orient Express Part 17 “The past dictates the future.”
With the season finale distinctly divided into two separate episodes, Part 17 of Twin Peaks: The Return is unquestionably the more climactic of the two. Considering the unhurried pace at which David Lynch and Mark Frost eased into Cooper’s return in Part 16 (and, well, the entire series), the pacing of this episode is practically breakneck.
Beginning with a joke about how Gordon Cole’s penis is still functional (yeesh), we then get a big chunk of exposition about the infamous Judy, who is an evil entity (so, I’ve narrowed that down to either Bob or that ghostly thing that came out of