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Twin Peaks 

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Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.

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Mark Frost, David Lynch
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Series cast summary:
Kyle MacLachlan ...  Dale Cooper / ... 18 episodes, 2017
Sheryl Lee ...  Laura Palmer / ... 18 episodes, 2017
Michael Horse ...  Deputy Chief Tommy 'Hawk' Hill 14 episodes, 2017
Chrysta Bell ...  FBI Agent Tammy Preston 11 episodes, 2017
Miguel Ferrer ...  FBI Agent Albert Rosenfield 12 episodes, 2017
David Lynch ...  FBI Deputy Director Gordon Cole 11 episodes, 2017
Robert Forster ...  Sheriff Frank Truman 10 episodes, 2017
Kimmy Robertson ...  Lucy Brennan 10 episodes, 2017
Naomi Watts ...  Janey-E Jones 10 episodes, 2017
Laura Dern ...  Diane Evans 9 episodes, 2017
Pierce Gagnon ...  Sonny Jim Jones 9 episodes, 2017
Harry Goaz ...  Deputy Andy Brennan 9 episodes, 2017
Al Strobel ...  Phillip Gerard 9 episodes, 2017
John Pirruccello ...  Deputy Chad Broxford 8 episodes, 2017
Don Murray ...  Bushnell Mullins 8 episodes, 2017
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Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.

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English | French

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21 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Mark Frost & David Lynch were nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special category for Twin Peaks (2017), but lost to William Bridges & Charlie Brooker for Black Mirror: USS Callister (2017). See more »

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In some ways, even better than the original series!
22 May 2017 | by ryaninpennsylvaniaSee all my reviews

David Lynch is at his best here in the new Twin Peaks series. There seem to be few restraints on his artistic vision, and it's all framed in a familiar story with Mark Frost's tempering still present.

Disclaimer: if you were not a fan of the original series because it was too weird, or "slow", or disturbing, then you will probably not like this latest season. There are tons of weird and disturbing scenes, and Lynch has no qualms making you stare at something for long periods of time. This has the effect of drawing you in as a viewer, but for some it may be off-putting or even offensive. He definitely, as always, takes firm grip on your viewing experience and will not let go.

I was worried going into watching the first 4 episodes that they would just reunite the cast and kind of riff off the original series. From very early on, however, it becomes apparent this is whole new material. Loved characters are still there (almost all of the old cast), but they are going through brand new things.

However, the charm of Twin Peaks is still alive and well. The most bizarre and yet oddly insightful scenes are counter-weighted constantly with everyday buffoonery.

I was pretty amazed by some of the new visual ideas Lynch had, which shouldn't be surprising because he is a master at surprising his audience, but you never know if someone might just run out of ideas. Clearly this is not the case. In every episode, there is tons to wonder and behold.

I'm very happy that Lynch is directing every episode. In my opinion, much of the "middle part" of the old series was tiresome. This is understandable because apparently Lynch was often off doing his own thing, leaving the production without a guide, but he is apparently fully on-board for this new project, and for that we are thankful.

All of the cast is great, really great, but it's really a treat to see the amazing combination of Kyle MacLachlan's acting under David Lynch's direction. The two just work so damn well together, and there's tons of new material here for MacLachlan to work with. It really is a pairing that ranks up there with Jimmy Stewart and Alfred Hitchcock.

Kudos to Showtime for reviving my favorite show on TV, and allowing David Lynch to do what he does best. Here's hoping the season is a great success and we get even more! I watched the 4 episodes available tonight, and I am sad that it will be two weeks until I see another new one. However, I've waited 25 years for the first one, so a couple weeks shouldn't be too difficult. It's really nice to have an amazing show to look forward to again.


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