Synopsis Often, many creatures in Season 3 speak in a weird, backward way. The way this technique is performed, the actor or actress will record something spoken normally. They will then play that backward, and record themselves trying to imitate the backward recording. That new recording will then be played backward, and that is the final … Continue reading Understanding the Purpose of Backward Talking
Synopsis The Mike Guitar Twang Sound In many scenes during this season we here two audio cues-- this guitar twang, and an ethereal, subdued background music. Often accompanied together Hypothesis When we hear the Guitar Twang, or the ethereal lodge music, it means Mike is onscreen, present, or somehow involved immediately in the events onscreen … Continue reading The Guitar Twang and Ethereal Lodge Music are Code For Mike Activity
Synopsis The Scratchy Electricity Sound We here this full, scratchy electric sound a number of times throughout the new season. It's clearly part of Lynch's audiovisual code-- a tool to help guide us through the narrative of TPTR. Hypothesis The scratchy electricity sound is a signifier of Lodge-Creature related activity: When it's being played, … Continue reading What is the Significance of the Scratchy Electricity Sound? What about the Utility Poles?
Feature Image via the tremendouswallpapers.com Synopsis It seems out of character that Mr. C, who goes to great lengths to remain hidden to authorities, would stage Ruth and Major Briggs. Why not just dispose of the bodies? And why stage Briggs body when he knows it would get so much attention from the FBI and … Continue reading Mr. C’s Plan For the Blue Rose Task Force
Synopsis In Part 16, one of the big reveals of the episode was that not only had Mr. C raped Diane, but Diane herself was a Tulpa. In Part 17, we find out that Naido is actually the original Diane. How did Diane end up disguised, blind, and gagged? How did she end up in … Continue reading What was Mr. C’s role regarding Naido?
Synopsis During Season 3, one of Mr. C's driving motivations is acquiring a set of coordinates. These coordinates seem to be key to acquiring his interest, the shape on the Ace of Spades. Hypothesis During his travels, he gets ahold of four sets-- one from Ray, one from Diane-Tulpa, one from Jeffries, and one from … Continue reading The Locations of Mr. C’s Coordinates
Synopsis For most of Season 3, Agent Cooper wanders somnambulantly through Las Vegas as Dougie, Mr. C's late Tulpa. Despite multiple coordinated assassination attempts on his life, Dougie-Cooper effortlessly wins friends, money, and loyalty from his would-be enemies. The question is, who was out to get him that whole time, and why? Hypothesis Mr. C was … Continue reading Mr. C Set Up Multiple Hits on Dougie-Coop
Synopsis The *Real* Dougie Jones appears briefly in episode 3. He is talking with the prostitute Jade, before having an apparent heart attack and dying. Coop then takes his place, as a catatonic Coop who is thought to be the now dead Dougie Jones. Hypothesis Dougie Jones the Original is a Tulpa The Facts After … Continue reading Dougie Jones The Original Is a Tulpa
Synopsis Richard Horne is a mysterious character in The Return. Implacably evil, he carries a chip on his shoulder, resentful that other criminals would consider him cut from a different cloth. With Audrey's fate unknown, and his origin story never revealed onscreen, it's unclear how he fits into the Twin Peaks universe. Hypothesis Mr. C … Continue reading Mr. C Raped Audrey, and Richard is His Son
Synopsis In every episode in season 3, there is at least one scene that takes place inside the Roadhouse, Twin Peaks' notorious bar. Each of those scenes is set up by one of three establishing shots: a close up of the neon Bang/Bang sign, a shot of the bang/bang reflection in a puddle, or a … Continue reading The Intro Shots to the Roadhouse Are All One Scene