similar I was allowed to watch it when it aired, I was def. too young, if I had to guess I "understood" maybe 10% of it? Never rewatched FWWM after seeing it in the theaters back then (because I was utterly terrified) and didn't watch Missing Pieces because somehow I assumed it might ruin my ridiculous love for Twin Peaks.
For whatever braindead kid reason Joan Chen was a bird to me. A literal bird. I thought she was leading a double life, as bird on these trees, watching the others, and as Josie Packard.
Specifically this bird