The series follows the investigation, headed by Special Agent Dale Cooper, of the brutal murder of a popular teenager and homecoming queen, Laura Palmer. Its set in a small fictional Washington town. Twin Peaks became one of 1990s' top-rated shows, a critical success both nationally and internationally. Reflecting its devoted cult fan base, the series became a part of popular culture.
Last EpisodeTV Movie: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me Aired: Aug. 28, 1992
Essentially a prequel to David Lynch and Mark Frost's earlier TV series "Twin Peaks". The first half-hour or so concerns the investigation by …
Series Fun Facts
- Everett McGill and Wendy Robie who play husband and wife Ed and Nadine Hurley also play brother and sister in The People Under the Stairs.
- SPOILER: In order to prevent information about the killer leaking out, the scene of Maddie's murder was also filmed with Ben Horne (Richard Beymer) as the killer, but that alternate scene was…
[show]SPOILER: In order to prevent information about the killer leaking out, the scene of Maddie's murder was also filmed with Ben Horne (Richard Beymer) as the killer, but that alternate scene was never intended to be shown in any form. Neither Beymer nor Ray Wise knew who the killer was, and an intentionally leaked script indicated both Big Ed Hurley and Ben Horne as the killer.
- There was a 1991 Twin Peaks calendar that Hallmark refused to release due to Sherilyn Fenn's appearance in Playboy.