Bowie made a blink-and-you'd-miss-it cameo in the 1992 Twin Peaks spinoff film Fire Walk With Me as Jeffries, a long-lost FBI agent who blows into Gordon Cole's office, sputters some nonsense about "Judy" and disappears in a flash of electricity.
Though it was a bit part, Jeffries was repeatedly name-dropped in the first two episodes of The Return, leading me to the wild theory that David Lynch might have filmed a scene with his longtime friend before Bowie's January 2016 death. Read more...More about Television, David Bowie, Showtime, Twin Peaks, and Twin Peaks The Return'>
So ... where the hell is Coop? I'm beginning to think we'll never know.
We are now 12 episodes deep into Twin Peaks: The Return — two-thirds of the way through — and have not seen hide nor perfect hair of the man himself. And to be sure, there's been plenty of MacLachlan. Read more...More about Television, Showtime, Twin Peaks, David Lynch, and Kyle Maclachlan
But this is different. Actors really revere David Lynch.
And of course Lynch is one of those directors who works with some of the same actors over decades — entire careers even. That inspires some mighty warm waves of praise and damn fine loyalty Read more...More about Comic Con, Showtime, Twin Peaks, David Lynch, and Kyle Maclachlan'>
There's music not composed by Angelo Badalamenti, the Man From Another Place has evolved into a talking tree, Sheriff Harry S. Truman is nowhere in sight and Agent Cooper is definitely not himself right now.
But the biggest difference fans will notice about the new Twin Peaks: Most of it takes place outside of Twin Peaks.
The original 1990-91 show was contained within the fictional border town in the northeastern corner of Washington state — the exception being when the gang crossed over into Canada to visit notorious casino-slash-brothel One Eyed Jack's. Read more...More about Television, Twin Peaks, David Lynch, and Entertainment'>