Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: A Question
From: (Cisco's Buddy)
Date: 1990-05-04, 00:07

In article <10498@yunexus.UUCP>, logan@yunexus.UUCP (Beryl Logan) writes...

} My tape of the episode is out on loan, so I can't check this, but with
} all the discussion regarding the ever-increasing probability that the
} dead girl is not Laura

What "ever-increasing probability that the dead girl is not Laura"? I've
seen no one give any shred of evidence. It's all been sheer speculation.

} how did Cooper phrase his revelation to Harry that he knew the identity
} of the killer?  Did he say, "I know who killed Laura Palmer", because
} that would throw a krinkle into the hypothesis, or did he just say he
} knew who the killer was.

He said, "I know who killed Laura Palmer."

} As I recall, he was very off-hand at breakfast about telling Harry and
} Lucy that he forgot who it was, almost as if it didn't matter.  Seems odd
} that he forgot, first if he now knew the killer's identity, would he
} be able to fall back to sleep so easily?

He only said he knows. But it's in his subconscious, and the code of his
dream needs to be broken in order for him to know it on a conscious level.

} And, as others have said, why *could* it wait? (he wouldn't have
} forgotten something so important if he stayed awake till morning).

Maybe because he was aware that he only knew it in his subconscious,
so running around at 2:00 in the ay-em wouldn't accomplish anything.
Or, there was no reason to suspect that the killer would skip town in
the meantime.

} He seemed more excited about the code in the dream than the killer's
} identity.

Because the killer's identity is in the code.

-- "I've got compassion running outta my nose, pal. I'm the sultan of sentiment." --- jayembee (Jerry Boyajian, DEC, "The Mill", Maynard, MA) UUCP: ...!decwrl!!boyajian ARPA: boyajian%ruby.DEC@DECWRL.DEC.COM