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Old 07-06-2017, 01:28 AM   #151
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Ok. I'm on season 2 ep 8
as I'm sure you know there is a drop in quality coming, but if you like the show it shouldn't be hard to push through it. I rewatched it recently and even the worst episodes have a lot of good stuff in them

 
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Old 07-06-2017, 03:02 PM   #152
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The last 5-8 eps of S2 are crucial. Like RBG said it's difficult to get there.

 
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Old 07-06-2017, 03:03 PM   #153
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it's the best. how far are you?

watch Fire Walk With Me before you watch the new season
Watch "Missing Pieces" after FWWM if you want to get extra weird.

 
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Old 07-09-2017, 11:32 PM   #154
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my showtime trial on hulu ran out so I cancelled my hulu and got an amazon prime trial to get another free showtime trial

episode 9, here we go

 
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Old 07-09-2017, 11:40 PM   #155
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How many of the new ones are there/will there be? I have amazon prime. It's so difficult to navigate that I can't tell what's even on it but it says 7-day showtime trial. Just wanna time this right

 
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Old 07-10-2017, 12:50 AM   #156
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there will be 18 total episodes ending sometime in september, I'm not sure exactly when.

I think you can get showtime thru prime for 8 bucks a month, so after this week I will probably just pay $8 to see the next 2 episodes and then I will have to figure out another way to watch the remaining ones. It kind of sucks, you can't just get showtime for your computer either, you have to already have a paid subscription to another service. What a rip off. And the Apple one can only be viewed with the Apple app on your fucking phone or whatever


 
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Old 07-10-2017, 10:25 AM   #157
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I've always loved that iPhone thing.

I'm avoiding most of this thread for spoilers, but right now I'm almost done with season 1. I've seen and loved virtually everything else by Lynch and am finally doing the Twin Peaks thing, due to the hype around the new season (particularly episode 8, which some have called the "ur-code" or what have you to all Lynch's work!). Season one is very incredibly entertaining so far. And god damn the women are hot.


 
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Old 07-10-2017, 12:32 PM   #158
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Part 9 was great and really touching. I'm really loving just how important Garland Briggs remains to this new season...really feel like they had major plans for the character if the series had continued way back when and they're keeping true to the intent of that.

Really says something for Lynch and Frost's skill that they don't write around characters whose actors have passed; they're just as important now as they were.

 
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Old 07-10-2017, 01:25 PM   #159
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Part 9 was great and really touching. I'm really loving just how important Garland Briggs remains to this new season...really feel like they had major plans for the character if the series had continued way back when and they're keeping true to the intent of that.

Really says something for Lynch and Frost's skill that they don't write around characters whose actors have passed; they're just as important now as they were.
Really good episode. Things are slowly starting to come together... Different elements of the story from earlier are finally being brought back into the fold, like the Bill Hastings story. We have three central groups of good guys whose stories are on a collision course (the FBI, Twin Peaks PD, and DougieCoop and co.) and shit is gonna be wild when they put all the pieces together. I am torn over DougieCoop. I want the real Coop back so bad and at this point it seems that is not going to happen until near the end (if at all?!?!) But I also understand that this is David Lynch and he doesn't really cater to feel-good geeky fandom, he just does what he feels is narratively and artistically the best. The closest thing we really have to a central hero in this season is Hawk.

And I totally agree with how touching ep. 9 was and how great it is that Briggs is still a central part of the story. Bobby was the MVP in this episode and I loved that, and I loved how it was referenced that Major Briggs always knew Bobby was going to turn out ok (like his vision in the original series). The scene at the Briggs' house sent chills down my spine.

 
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Old 07-10-2017, 01:27 PM   #160
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Scully's father knows something

 
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Old 07-10-2017, 09:34 PM   #161
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a lot of people are theorizing about alternate timelines and stuff because the Mark Frost book has some glaring inconsistencies with the original series (like apparently Annie was written out?). I didn't read the book, but last night's episode is fueling these theories even more

I'm not sure I buy it yet. Maybe? They mentioned Annie specifically and the pages Hawk found in the bathroom stall referenced what Annie told Laura to write in FWWM. It's possible that different parts of the story are happening in different timelines maybe? Like the FBI story could be out of phase with the Twin Peaks story or something?

 
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Old 07-11-2017, 10:50 AM   #162
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People think she's been 'retconned' out of the plot entirely and for the life of me I just don't see it. She woke up in the hospital in the Missing Pieces. She's okay, just irrelevant now and not part of the story anymore, like Dick Tremayne or any of those nobodies from Season 2.

 
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Old 07-11-2017, 11:10 AM   #163
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People think she's been 'retconned' out of the plot entirely and for the life of me I just don't see it. She woke up in the hospital in the Missing Pieces. She's okay, just irrelevant now and not part of the story anymore, like Dick Tremayne or any of those nobodies from Season 2.
yeah I mean the fact that Laura wrote what Annie told her to write in the missing pages and then they specifically addressed who Annie Blackburn is destroyed that theory to me, but I also haven't read the book. Apparently Mark Frost changed Norma's whole family?


woaw also is Diane colluding with evil Cooper!? The conversation around the dinner table is lively, motherfuckers. When she was alone with DoppelCoop at the prison, he freaked her out by alluding to a night they spent together or something along those lines... I really want Diane to be a hero and not a villain, but my guess is DoppelCoop compromised her somehow when he first escaped the Black Lodge, and his words to her at the prison were some kind of coded threat. If you noticed on the plane in ep. 9, she seemed to be waiting for something to happen on her phone, and then at the morgue she received DoppelCoop's text.

 
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Old 07-11-2017, 12:07 PM   #164
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is this like a hipster soap opera?

 
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yeah I mean the fact that Laura wrote what Annie told her to write in the missing pages and then they specifically addressed who Annie Blackburn is destroyed that theory to me, but I also haven't read the book. Apparently Mark Frost changed Norma's whole family?


woaw also is Diane colluding with evil Cooper!? The conversation around the dinner table is lively, motherfuckers. When she was alone with DoppelCoop at the prison, he freaked her out by alluding to a night they spent together or something along those lines... I really want Diane to be a hero and not a villain, but my guess is DoppelCoop compromised her somehow when he first escaped the Black Lodge, and his words to her at the prison were some kind of coded threat. If you noticed on the plane in ep. 9, she seemed to be waiting for something to happen on her phone, and then at the morgue she received DoppelCoop's text.
There's a lot of discrepancies between details, names and dates in the book, stuff like "Pete played checkers, not chess" when Pete playing chess was an integral part of tracking down Earle in S2. And according to Mark Frost it should all make sense after this season. There's a lot of speculation that parallel realities are at play, or will be.

There's kind of an ARG going on, they found the online blog Hastings described in the show (http://thesearchforthezone.com/ - which doubles as a shill site for the soundtracks), there's some text referring to alternate universes there, so they do seem to be building up to something along those lines.

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is this like a hipster soap opera?
More like "a soap opera deconstruction" that a bunch of hipsters latched onto, really

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Old 07-11-2017, 07:18 PM   #166
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Yes.

It's still fun though.

 
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:15 PM   #167
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so that guy Richard Horne

evil Cooper was last seen leaving the ICU at the Twin Peaks hospital where Audrey was in a coma. so... you put the pieces together

 
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Old 07-15-2017, 03:57 AM   #168
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omg watching Missing Pieces for the first time now

how the fuck could they cut out this scene with Laura at the Haywards' house?

"The angels will return, and when you see the one that is mean to help you, you will weep with joy."

 
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Old 07-16-2017, 11:43 PM   #169
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20 minutes into ep. 9. this is already one of the best episodes.

 
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Old 07-17-2017, 12:18 AM   #170
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I just don't know how this show could be more beautiful.

 
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We could digitally remove Moby from the Roadhouse scene but other than that I'm out of ideas.

How heartwarming was it that Nadine got her dream business going?

I really want to know what the fuck is up with Diane.

 
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