Gordon Cole instructs Albert to meet with an old contact. Hawk makes a discovery involving 'the missing piece' that will help him find Cooper. Janey-E fixes Dougie's gambling debt, while Cooper is still struggling to put what he knows about his past and the Black Lodge into words. Tragedy strikes after a drug deal takes place.
Cooper's doppelganger faces a life-or-death situation. In 1945, the Trinity atomic bomb test in White Sands, New Mexico leads to horrifying unexpected consequences. In 1956, a creepy woodsman covered in scorched engine oil invades a radio station.