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Twin Peaks (inspired by The Returned)

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Dozer Wed 12-Jun-13 22:54:01

The Returned reminds me of the odd and scary Twin Peaks.

Everyone sneakily watched and talked about it at school, it was pre on-demand days so required cunning!

Killer Bob was terrifying, stopping me from watching it again!

Kyle mclachlan was great in it, he's aged (unlike viewers, of course)

Crikeyblimey Wed 12-Jun-13 22:57:57

I adored Twin Peaks but I live a lot of David Lynch films too (I'm odd like that). I wish they'd re-run it.

Is The Returned all subtitled or did I just catch the only bit?

Dozer Wed 12-Jun-13 23:01:24

All subtitled, but slow dialogue and lots of quiet bits, so not too distracting, and makes you feel clever for "understanding" french!

Wallison Wed 12-Jun-13 23:06:36

Oh how I loved Twin Peaks! They'd never get away with showing that on a terrestrial channel now; even back in the day as I recall it was tucked away on a late-night slot that changed from week to week depending on what the football was doing.

Crikeyblimey, I like every David Lynch film that I've seen. I think he's brilliant.

I am enjoying The Returned. I would say it's more Lost than Twin Peaks though. But then I am biased because I think there's not much that can touch Twin Peaks.

bootsycollins Wed 12-Jun-13 23:07:59

That's some mighty fine cherry pie

Wallison Wed 12-Jun-13 23:13:02

grin bootsycollins.

Why are you crying, young pretty girl?

I liked the character that David Lynch played. BONSAI!!!

bootsycollins Wed 12-Jun-13 23:14:07

Arw I wanna watch it now!

bootsycollins Wed 12-Jun-13 23:14:22

Loved the theme tune too

DevlinMaccabee Wed 12-Jun-13 23:20:58

Twin Peaks was great!

My favourite characters were Leyland Palmer and The Log Lady.

CakeExpectations Wed 12-Jun-13 23:30:18

I loved that program so much. It was always repeated on another day the same week - I watched it both times every week just to try and understand it.

Loved the soundtrack too <scurries off to rummage through old CDs right now>

SlightlyJaded Wed 12-Jun-13 23:35:36

Loved Twin Peaks

Love David Lynch films. 'Lost Highway' is in my top 5 films ever. Liked Mulholland Drive too

Hate hate hated Blue Velvet. But I think it's because Laura Dern makes me feel stabby.

Could devour a TP box set right about now smile

marciaoverstrand Thu 13-Jun-13 12:05:26

I knew it reminded me of something!
Got the box set of Twin Peaks somewhere, that's Saturday night sortedgrin

wriggletto Thu 13-Jun-13 12:40:29

I loved Twin Peaks. Audrey Horne was my style heroine for ages - those tweed skirts and Young Liz Taylor make-up and tight jumpers. I can still remember the crawl of horror that went over my skin when she went undercover at One Eyed Jacques', and her dad turned up, and insisted on trying out the new girl... Ugh.

Went a bit weird at the end, with Annie and all that Lodge business, but some of it was genuinely terrifying. Leon's violence hanging over Bobby and that lovely waitress girl, and Leland Palmer, and Bob in the corner of the room. Huge part of my teenage landscape.

Ladytron Thu 13-Jun-13 17:01:33

Do you remember when Audrey knotted a cherry stalk in her mouth to impress Agent Kyle? Twas a scene I've never forgotten...!

Dozer Thu 13-Jun-13 19:51:00

Oh yes ladytron, that was memorable!

Had forgotten the music too, we used to have it and once had it playing while on a family car trip en route to Scotland, Grampian mountains at night, spoooooky!

There was also a laura palmer's diary book, with sex bits, it was passed round!

Dozer Thu 13-Jun-13 19:51:45

MN should have a cherry pie icon!

starsandunicorns Thu 13-Jun-13 19:55:52

Twin peaks fan here used to own the box sets though the charcter that spkoe backwards in the dreams scared me so much want apple pie now

PseudoBadger Thu 13-Jun-13 20:01:39

We used to read The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer in secret grin

PseudoBadger Thu 13-Jun-13 20:03:28


acrabadabra Thu 13-Jun-13 20:10:10

Raey htfif tuoba gniht tseb


BadgersRetreat Thu 13-Jun-13 20:13:58

It used to be on at 9pm on a Tuesday i think - i used to have to race home from Guides to watch it grin

i always felt desperate for the waitress with the violent husband

Lurleene Thu 13-Jun-13 20:28:05

I was about 15 when it was first shown - my friends would come round mine every week and we would all watch it in my bedroom. I was obsessed with it! I tried re-watching it about a year ago as DH hadn't seen it and had bought the DVDs. After a few episodes I had to tell him to go on without me - it was sooo slooow I was almost in tears waiting for each episode to end.

Still terrified of Bob - my neighbour looks just like him and really gives me the creeps. He was walking past once and looked in and I said ' oh no, Bob from Twin Peaks is looking at me'. Unfortunately the window was wide open and he heard me. blush

Dozer Fri 14-Jun-13 20:45:13

[nirg] arbadabarca

SinisterBuggyMonth Fri 14-Jun-13 21:56:21

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Arcadie Sun 16-Jun-13 23:35:49

Amazing series. I'm still angry at David Lynch for not properly finishing it off with a third series or explaining what happened to Agent Cooper...

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