‘Twin Peaks’ Returns As Showtime Limited Series

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  1. Enterprise is Great

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  2. Unicron

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    I never really watched Twin Peaks in its heyday, probably in no small part because I was young at the time and had no clue what the show was about. But given what I've read about the show, I might see if I can take advantage of this.
     
  3. Joe Washington

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    This is such wonderful news. I thought they would never bring it back. At the very least, this gives Lynch an opportunity to give the show a better ending. I wonder if Bobby Briggs will return. He's one of my favorite characters.
     
  4. The Nth Doctor

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    I guess I should finally watch the show. I always resisted before because I knew it ended with an unresolved cliffhanger and I knew couldn't handle that. :p
     
  5. Set Harth

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    WHAT IS THIS I DON'T EVEN
     
  6. Seven of Five

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    I'm a little concerned that it won't be a patch on the original, but Lynch and Frost being heavily involved is good news. I'm excited despite my worries.
     
  7. Aldo

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    I've been listening to the 'Twin Peaks' soundtrack ever since I heard the news and I'm getting pumped.

    As 'Seven of Five' suggests there's a chance it won't be as good as it once was, but I won't let that damper my enthusiasm.
     
  8. Turtletrekker

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    FYI-- The original Twin Peaks is included with a Hulu Plus subscription, through Netflix streaming or $1.99 an episode at Amazon.
     
  9. Venardhi

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    That gum you like is going to come back in style. I'll see you again in 25 years.
     
  10. dragunzng

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    Same here! That said, I started watching it on Netflix last week. Still halfway through the pilot episode, but I like what I've seen so far.
     
  11. ThankQ

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    You started watching last week, and you're halfway through the pilot...

    I guess you really like to slow things down and take it all in. :)

    I can dig it.
     
  12. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Except for The Straight Story, I have no idea what ANYTHING by David Lynch is about. :lol:

    (Then again, that's the only one of Lynch's films that he didn't write as well as direct, so that probably explains it.)
     
  13. Timby

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    Well, Lynch is far more concerned about subtext and thematic meaning than text (I don't think there's ever been a more meticulous director when it comes to mise en scene), but I've always found his work to at least have something of a defined narrative. Mulholland Drive is easily his most accessible film because it was written for television, but I guess his only film I haven't ever really wrapped my head around is Inland Empire, which is just bonkers on a whole other level.

    To each their own, though, of course.
     
  14. eyeresist

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    "Unresolved" isn't really the problem. It's the novelty characters who outlive their usefulness and become a tiresome burden. If you watch, best strategy is to skip straight to the final episode after the murder mystery is solved (mid 2nd season).
     
  15. theenglish

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    This is probably the way anything by David Lynch should be watched--but I think he was saying he started watching it and hasn't had time to get back to it yet.
     
  16. Drone

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    I wonder if anything of note about the show's original appeal or this new develpment is signified by virtue of the fact that all but 3 of the posts here, albeit an admittedly small number, are from members hailing from the admiral neighborhood or its equivalent? It definitely caught my eye!!!
     
  17. Turtletrekker

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    Are you calling us old farts? I'd disagree but my age and flatulence would tend to prove your point.;)
     
  18. AgentCoop

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    I resent the implication that I'm old simply because I love Twin Peaks. Now get off my lawn.
     
  19. publiusr

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    The Irwin Allen in me wants a stratovolcano to erupt--one of the Twin Peaks we never really saw on screen
     
  20. theenglish

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    You know last year when I was in the States, I walked into this place to eat called Twin Peaks because it reminded me of the television show. Imagine my surprise.