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 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 High on sparkle, on his way from a meeting with Red, Richard accidentally runs over and kills a small child. He drives off, pulling into a clearing where he washes the blood off the grill with a water bottle. Here are the parts of the hit and run scene that are relevant to this … Continue reading Black Lodge Utility Pole In an Impossible Place with Richard Horne
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