Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot Episode

First Aired: April 8, 1990

A surreal soap about life in a Northwestern lumber town begins with the murder of a high-school girl and the arrival of FBI agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan), who joins sheriff Harry S. Truman in the probe. Directed by David Lynch (“Blue Velvet”). Truman: Michael Ontkean. Shelly: Madchen Amick. Bobby: Dana Ashbrook. Benjamin: Richard Beymer. Donna: Lara Flynn Boyle.

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  • Premiered: April 8, 1990
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: A surreal cult favorite about the investigation into the murder of a high-school homecoming queen in a Pacific Northwest lumber town. Cocreated by filmmaker David Lynch, who also directed two episodes, the drama was a mysterious and mystical (when it wasn'… (more)

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