Twin Peaks: "Part 12" Review

Twin Peaks: "Part 12" Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below.

Really quick here, I’m taking over the Twin Peaks reviews until the end of the revival run. Hopefully it’s a seamless transition. Fun fact about me: I would have given “Part 8” a 10.

AUDREY HORNE!

Finally!

Which is to say, at long last we got to see Sherilyn Fenn as Audrey, for the first time since she may or may not have died in a bank vault explosion back in the series finale of the original show. And of course it was a totally unrevealing, confusing, and almost contemptuously unsatisfying experience. Twin Peaks: The Return, folks!

Nothing was answered here regarding how long Audrey was in a coma, whether or not the vile Richard Horne is the tragic by-product of her and Evil Coop, or who the hell her missing lover Billy is (though someone was asking about a “Billy” back in “Part 7”), but what we did get was one of the soapiest moments on the series – a stilted, stationary longform argument between a standing Audrey and her sitting husband, Charlie (Clark Middleton).

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Twin Peaks: "Part 12" Review