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"Twin Peaks" (1990) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1990-1991

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"Twin Peaks" (1990): :  -- Dr. Jacoby gets a phone call from Laura Palmer
"Twin Peaks" (1990): Season 2: Episode 21 -- Lucy chooses a father for her baby
"Twin Peaks" (1990): Season 2: Episode 22 -- In the series finale, Cooper faces his destiny
"Twin Peaks" (1990): Season 2: Episode 20 -- Cooper convinces Annie to enter the Miss Twin Peaks contest
"Twin Peaks" (1990): Season 2: Episode 19 -- Pete and Catherine open the first puzzle box

Overview

User Rating:
9.4/10   17,975 votes
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Seasons:
1 | 2 full episode list
Release Date:
8 April 1990 (USA) more
Tagline:
A town where everyone knows everyone and nothing is what it seems.
Plot:
An idiosyncratic FBI Agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. full summary
Plot Keywords:
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Awards:
Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 7 wins & 32 nominations more
NewsDesk:
(121 articles)
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Cast

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Kyle MacLachlan ... Special Agent Dale Cooper (30 episodes, 1990-1991)
Michael Ontkean ... Sheriff Harry S. Truman (30 episodes, 1990-1991)

Mädchen Amick ... Shelly Johnson (30 episodes, 1990-1991)

Dana Ashbrook ... Bobby Briggs (30 episodes, 1990-1991)
Richard Beymer ... Benjamin Horne (30 episodes, 1990-1991)

Lara Flynn Boyle ... Donna Hayward (30 episodes, 1990-1991)

Sherilyn Fenn ... Audrey Horne (30 episodes, 1990-1991)
Warren Frost ... Dr. Will Hayward (30 episodes, 1990-1991)
Peggy Lipton ... Norma Jennings (30 episodes, 1990-1991)

James Marshall ... James Hurley (30 episodes, 1990-1991)
Everett McGill ... Big Ed Hurley / ... (30 episodes, 1990-1991)
Jack Nance ... Pete Martell (30 episodes, 1990-1991)

Joan Chen ... Jocelyn Packard (29 episodes, 1990-1991)

Kimmy Robertson ... Lucy Moran / ... (29 episodes, 1990-1991)
Michael Horse ... Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill (28 episodes, 1990-1991)
Piper Laurie ... Catherine Martell / ... (27 episodes, 1990-1991)
Harry Goaz ... Deputy Andy Brennan (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
Eric DaRe ... Leo Johnson (24 episodes, 1990-1991)
Wendy Robie ... Nadine Hurley (22 episodes, 1990-1991)
Ray Wise ... Leland Palmer (18 episodes, 1990-1991)

Sheryl Lee ... Madeleine 'Maddy' Ferguson / ... (18 episodes, 1990-1991)
Russ Tamblyn ... Dr. Jacoby / ... (16 episodes, 1990-1991)

Don S. Davis ... Major Garland Briggs / ... (16 episodes, 1990-1991)

Chris Mulkey ... Hank Jennings (13 episodes, 1990-1991)

Gary Hershberger ... Mike Nelson (13 episodes, 1990-1991)

Grace Zabriskie ... Sarah Palmer (13 episodes, 1990-1991)
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Additional Details

Runtime:
47 min (29 episodes)
Country:
USA
Color:
Color
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 more
Sound Mix:
Dolby

Fun Stuff

Trivia:
David Lynch and Mark Frost were originally working on a screen adaptation of the Marilyn Monroe biography 'Goddess'. When they failed to get the rights to the book, the project they embarked upon instead, 'Twin Peaks', contained many elements of Marilyn Monroe's story - particularly the fact that she is killed just before she mentions in her diary that she is going to tell the world the truth about the famous and important man she is having an affair with (Ben Horne). more
Goofs:
Continuity: Catherine Martell's first name is spelled as "Katherine" in the pilot episode's opening credits, but as "Catherine" in all other episodes. more
Quotes:
Dale Cooper: Harry, I have no idea where this will lead us, but I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange. more
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Un cos al bosc (1996) more

FAQ

Who is the dwarf?
A NOTE REGARDING SPOILERS
Who killed Laura Palmer?
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102 out of 122 people found the following comment useful.
Fantastic, 21 June 2002
10/10
Author: John (J-Eire) from Cork, Ireland

Possibly one of the best TV dramas ever, "Twin Peaks" managed to be a challenging and unique (not to mention intelligent) piece of television.

Daring and provocative, it shattered the boundaries of most standard soap operas/TV dramas.

Terrified of it by a child (and in particular by BOB) I have since returned to it on DVD, only to find myself just as terrified and intrigued by it as I was when I was twelve years old and crouching behind my late grandmother's couch.

A piece of groundbreaking television history... WATCH IT

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