Twin Peaks (2017)
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Part 3 

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kyle MacLachlan ... Dale Cooper / Dougie Jones
Phoebe Augustine ... American Girl
Chrysta Bell ... FBI Agent Tammy Preston
Don S. Davis ... Major Garland Briggs (archive footage)
John Ennis ... Slot Machine Man
Miguel Ferrer ... FBI Agent Albert Rosenfield
Brian T. Finney ... Security Guard (as Brian Finney)
Meg Foster ... Cashier
Hailey Gates ... Drugged-out Mother
Harry Goaz ... Deputy Andy Brennan
Travis Hammer ... First Trooper
Stephen Heath Stephen Heath ... Second Trooper
Michael Horse ... Deputy Chief Tommy 'Hawk' Hill
Sheryl Lee ... Laura Palmer
David Lynch ... FBI Deputy Director Gordon Cole
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Trivia

A picture of Franz Kafka is hung on a wall in Gordon Cole's office. David Lynch has frequently referred to Kafka as one of his favorite authors and has said that his dream project would be a film adaptation of Kafka's story The Metamorphosis. See more »

Goofs

When Jade and Cooper drive from the house, the surroundings of the street change in the different cuts. In particular, when Cooper leans forward to pick up the key from the floor, one cut shows houses along the street on both sides forward, and the next cut shows open land and a wall (when the man with the rifle attempts to shoot Cooper). See more »

Quotes

Deputy Chief Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: It's not about the bunny!
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Deputy Chief Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: Is it about the bunny?
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Deputy Chief Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: No! It's not about the bunny.
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Connections

Features Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Dream Recall
Written and performed by David Lynch and Dean Hurley
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eyeless women, chocolate bunnies, surrealist puking; this show's got it all!
23 September 2017 | by framptonhollisSee all my reviews

Aside from the epic and spine tingling Part 8, Part 3 may just be my favorite chapter of the third season of "Twin Peaks". It is one of the weirdest and most surreal episodes, but its also one of the funniest, and it's certainly the first episode of the season that was mildly cohesive. Some of the dots start to connect, the plot's slow incline becomes more apparent, and Lynch comforts viewers with some of his finest comedic moments.

The first half of the episode is total off the walls insanity. Lynch's world seems limitless, practically anything can happen. The editing is disorienting and disturbing, the cinematography is beautiful and unsettling, the scenery switches from being uniquely colorful to nearly pitch black in a matter of seconds. It feels like science fiction meets Salvador Dali; it's a twisted world chock full of bizarre creations, spirits both good and evil, dimensions and spaceships and things the human mind cannot even conjure!

Then, the second half gives the audience a perfectly timed breather. The interlude between these two parts is a disgusting, scary, and oddly humorous sequence centering around vomiting that is pulled off brilliantly; only Lynch can make a man puking in his car so surreal and fascinating. While there is still plenty of absurdism in the second half, it's mostly grounded in reality. There are hilarious moments and quotable lines being thrown at the audience left and right; Lynch wears an awkward smile of sheer glee as he eases the audience with heavy doses of the quirky and amusing.

It's a perfect balance of the dark and the light. Both of my favorite aspects of "Twin Peaks" (the absurd humor and surrealistic horror) are given nearly equal screen time, and there isn't a second that is boring or unoriginal in any way.


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21 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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