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Twin Peaks Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

8 Episodes 1990 - 1990

An FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the strange town of Twin Peaks.

Episode 1

Pilot Episode

Sun, Apr 8, 1990 120 mins

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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Episode 2

Traces to Nowhere

Thu, Apr 12, 1990 60 mins

Cooper and Truman uncover more about Laura Palmer's secret life, and release James (James Marshall) from jail; Catherine makes known to Benjamin her plan to take over Josie's mill. Josie: Joan Chen. Mike: Gary Hershberger. Catherine: Piper Laurie.

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Episode 3

Zen, or the Skill to Catch a Killer

Thu, Apr 19, 1990 60 mins

Cooper uses his deductive powers to break open the murder case; Benjamin's brother (David Patrick Kelly) rambles into town; Josie learns a secret about Catherine; Bobby and Mike have a scary meeting with Leo Johnson (Eric Da Re). Shelley: Madchen Amick. Josie: Joan Chen. Cooper: Kyle MacLachlan.

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Episode 4

Rest in Pain

Thu, Apr 26, 1990 60 mins

A grief-stricken Leland (Ray Wise) welcomes his niece Madeleine (Sheryl Lee), who looks like Laura; Cooper and Truman question Leo; a parole officer talks to Norma (Peggy Lipton); Josie tells Truman of her fear of Catherine; tensions explode at Laura's funeral. Dr. Jacoby: Russ Tamblyn. Maj. Briggs: Don Davis.

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Episode 5

The One-Armed Man

Thu, May 3, 1990 60 mins

As Cooper tries to match his dream with Sarah's vision, Hawk tracks down the one-armed man (Al Strobel); Hank Jennings (Chris Mulkey) goes before the parole board; Audrey starts her own investigation of the murder; Shelly and Bobby plot against Leo (Eric Da Re). Andy: Harry Goaz. Audrey: Sherilyn Fenn.

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Episode 6

Cooper's Dreams

Thu, May 10, 1990 60 mins

The officers look for more clues about the Jacques Renault connection; Ed and Norma decide to break it off for awhile; Audrey (Sherilyn Fenn) gets the job that she wants; Hank (Chris Mulkey) rumbles into town, out on parole. The Log Lady: Catherine E. Coulson. Leland: Ray Wise. Madeleine: Sheryl Lee.

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Episode 7

Realization Time

Thu, May 17, 1990 60 mins

Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) thinks the myna bird could be a key witness in the murder; Cooper and Ed pose as high rollers at One-Eyed Jacks; Josie (Joan Chen) tells Truman of Catherine's plan; Bobby tells Shelly that he'll take care of Leo (Eric Da Re). Blackie: Victoria Catlin. Truman: Michael Ontkean.

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Episode 8

The Last Evening

Thu, May 24, 1990 60 mins

Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) baits Jacques at One-Eyed Jacks, while Audrey braces for the first night on the job; James, Donna and Madeleine play their trick on Dr. Jacoby (Russ Tamblyn); Josie does business with Hank (Chris Mulkey). Leland: Ray Wise. Lucy: Kimmy Robertson. Blackie: Victoria Catlin. Shelly: Madchen Amick. Josie: Joan Chen.

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