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Old 02-24-17, 10:46 PM
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Weird having moved to Seattle last year and having gone to the Snoqualmie Falls and now its every place!
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Weird having moved to Seattle last year and having gone to the Snoqualmie Falls and now its every place!
If you were ever a fan of the show Northern Exposure you should make it out to Roslyn as well.
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Old 03-23-17, 11:59 AM
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In 1990, a peculiar prime time soap opera made its debut on ABC and became an instant, indelible pop sensation. Twin Peaks, the beautifully bizarre, form-busting brainchild of film surrealist David Lynch (Eraserhead, Blue Velvet) and acclaimed TV scribe Mark Frost (Hill Street Blues), captured the imagination with a weird whodunit set in a deeply mysterious Washington lumber town. The highly serialized, cast-of-dozens saga was electric with myriad of tones – twisted adult melodrama, swoony teen romance, sinister supernatural intrigue, absurd, meta-winky comedy. It gave Kyle MacLachlan an iconic role: FBI Agent Dale Cooper, a suave and spiritual Sherlock with shellacked hair and a zeal for justice and secrets. It had backward-speaking spirits jazz-dancing around a red-curtained underworld, fetishized black coffee and cherry pie and pastries, and gave us David Duchovny playing a transgender DEA agent named Denise. Twin Peaks was creatively combustible TV made with incandescent cinematic panache that burned bright and faded quickly; the whole phenom lasted just two seasons and 14 months. (Not counting a WTH? prequel flick, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.) But the series left a legacy that would change the medium forever, influencing everything from The Sopranos to Lost, Hannibal to Mr. Robot, seeding our Peak TV present (no pun intended) of prestige drama and mystery-driven serials.

Now, Twin Peaks is back, in the form of limited event series created by Lynch and Frost for Showtime that’ll premiere on May 21. You can be sure it’ll be something unusual. “It’s a feature film in 18 parts,” Lynch tells Entertainment Weekly in this week’s cover story about the revival. The show brings back MacLachlan and dozens of the original cast, plus dozens more, including Naomi Watts, James Belushi, Michael Cera, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth, and many more in roles large and small.

Don’t ask the spoiler-averse Lynch about plot or characters. The quirky bird won’t even confirm if the original cast will be playing their original characters, with one exception: MacLachlan is suited up to play Cooper once again. “I think it took me six hours and a few cups of coffee to read. But it was wonderful,” says MacLachlan of the first time he read the 400-plus page script.

Agent Cooper was the subject of the original show’s infamously disturbing and infuriating unresolved cliffhanger. After venturing into the otherworldly realm of The Black Lodge to rescue his girlfriend, the dogged detective was assaulted by a dark doppelganger, who then took his place in the real world, possessed with the spirit of a denim-clad succubus named BOB (the late Frank Silva). Maybe. It was confusing. But we think you can expect some clarification. “Twin Peaks is a cosmology,” says Showtime’s president and CEO David Nevins. “What I think is satisfying about the new version is that it’s a deeper exploration of that stuff. What is the Red Room? How does the Red Room work? Where is Agent Cooper? Can he make it back?”

EW’s story reveals how Twin Peaks itself ventured back to TV after 25 years in limbo, from the first brainstorming conversations between Frost and Lynch to the 142-day shoot in various cities (no, Twin Peaks 2.0 doesn’t take place exclusively in Twin Peaks) using Lynch’s fave new tool, digital cameras. You’ll hear from many of the original cast: Sherilyn Fenn (Audrey Horne), Madchen Amick (Shelly Johnson), Dana Ashbrook (Bobby Briggs), James Marshall (James Hurley), Peggy Lipton (Norma Jennings), Everett McGill (Big Ed Hurley), Wendy Robie (Nadine Hurley), and Sheryl Lee (Laura Palmer and Madeleine Ferguson). You’ll see some first look images (one word: DENISE!), and you’ll get it all wrapped in the beautiful plastic of collectible covers that recreate that iconic red-curtained set.
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I am so excited for this and I hope it's everything we all want and more but, man, everyone is so... old. It's weird.
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everyone is so... old. It's weird.
They've all joined Cooper's dream now!
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Old 03-23-17, 04:17 PM
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I am so excited for this and I hope it's everything we all want and more but, man, everyone is so... old. It's weird.
It's all I see. I know it's been 25 years, but they're all just so old. Hopefully I can get over it when the show starts.

Madchen Amick still looks great, though.
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Madchen Amick still looks great, though.
In her day, she was one of the most beautiful girls I've ever seen. I would still
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In her day, she was one of the most beautiful girls I've ever seen. I would still
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It's all I see. I know it's been 25 years, but they're all just so old. Hopefully I can get over it when the show starts.
People age. I like the fact that we can see these characters 25 years later...not too many series have done that. Plus, don't worry, there are young newbies coming as well.
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David Lynch is so dreamy.
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I am so excited for this and I hope it's everything we all want and more but, man, everyone is so... old. It's weird.
Lynch is so out there I'm sure he'll make it work.


I still have no idea what The Lost Highway was about.
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^ It's about learning how to many cars lengths it takes to stop your motherfucking car.
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^ It's about learning how to many cars lengths it takes to stop your motherfucking car.
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I filled the coffee cup.
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I am so excited for this and I hope it's everything we all want and more but, man, everyone is so... old. It's weird.
Yeah, twenty-five years.

If the actors were twenty-five in the original, they're fifty now.

If they were in their forties in the original, they're pushing seventy now.
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Shit. I was only 8 when this first aired. And now I'm ... 33!
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Shit. I was only 8 when this first aired. And now I'm ... 33!
I wasn't a television addict like I am now when TP's first aired. I knew there was talk about it in articles like TV Guide (I think that still existed in paper form at the time).

I was exposed to Lynch because of The Lost Highway as Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) produced the soundtrack. I was thoroughly confused but hooked. I binged on TP's on Netflix.
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I am so excited for this and I hope it's everything we all want and more but, man, everyone is so... old. It's weird.
I thought the same thing and then realized....I'm old too...just turned 54!
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Wow, those covers are unreal! The entire thing feels like a dream. The genuine thrill at seeing these characters again is beyond awesome.

I was in my late teens when it premiered. I still have some of my VHS broadcast tapes in a box. It just adds to the weirdness that it's back and everyone is so much older. So great to see the recently departed Miguel Ferrer, Duchovny back as Denise, and Sherilyn Fenn! I'm just dying to know how they deal with the way it ended.
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Anyone else have this set, back in the day? I remember picking it up on sale, at Suncoast for 89.95!
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Yep, I have it sitting right here on my shelf. I treasured those VHS tapes.
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I'm so glad I kept onto that box set, even though the tapes themselves were complete pieces of shit. Recorded in EP. The last time I watched them around 2001 the reds would bleed and cause the TV to hum.

But it's a nice little reminder of the days before buying complete series on Blu-Ray or binge-watching on Netflix. Back in '95, it blew me away that I could hold the complete two seasons in my hand.
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I'm so glad I kept onto that box set, even though the tapes themselves were complete pieces of shit. Recorded in EP. The last time I watched them around 2001 the reds would bleed and cause the TV to hum.

But it's a nice little reminder of the days before buying complete series on Blu-Ray or binge-watching on Netflix. Back in '95, it blew me away that I could hold the complete two seasons in my hand.
I recorded the entire series in SP. They blew away the official release.
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