Twin Peaks is an American mystery drama television series created by Mark Frost and David Lynch that premiered on April 8, , on ABC until its cancellation after its second season in The show gained a devoted cult following and has been referenced in a wide variety of media. The show's narrative draws on elements of detective fiction , but its uncanny tone, supernatural elements, and campy , melodramatic portrayal of eccentric characters also draw on American soap opera and horror tropes. The success of the show sparked a media franchise , and the series was followed by a feature film, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me , that serves as a prequel to the series.
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Does Michael Sheen know his own career? Watch the video. An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. Laura Palmer's harrowing final days are chronicled one year after the murder of Teresa Banks, a resident of Twin Peaks' neighboring town. A feature film which presents deleted scenes from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me assembled together for the first time in an untold portion of the story's prequel. The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child. As an actress begins to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world becomes nightmarish and surreal.
The pilot was first broadcast on April 8 , , on the ABC Network, which led to another seven episodes being produced, and a second season, which aired until June 10 , The show's name came from its setting, a small fictional Washington town. Exteriors were primarily filmed in Snoqualmie and North Bend , Washington; most of the interior scenes were shot on standing sets in a San Fernando Valley warehouse excluding the pilot, which was filmed in Washington state. Twin Peaks became one of 's top-rated shows, a critical success both nationally and internationally.
Hawk finds Harold Smith dead - with a mysterious suicide note and the diary torn to shreds. Leo speaks to Bobby about "new shoes. Big Ed and Norma get a shock when Nadine suffers head trauma. Andrew and Pete unlock Eckhardt's final box and Audrey Albert returns to examine Maddy. Cooper asks for twenty-four hours to finish his case.