Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: biblical references to the one-armed man
From: (Cisco's Buddy)
Date: 1990-11-02, 22:13

In article <>, horny@ucscl.UCSC.EDU (A NEW User) writes...

} The first mention of Mike Gerard's tattooed arm was in Coopers dream.
} In this dream, Mike Gerard says that he has a tatoo that says BOB.

No, the Dream-Mike never mentioned what his tattoo said, at least not in
what we saw of the dream.

	"[...] I, too, have been touched by the devilish one.
	 Tattoo on the left shoulder. Ah, but when I saw the
	 face of God, I was changed. I took the entire arm off.
	 My name is Mike. His name is Bob."

} Cooper says this again when describing the dream to Truman and Lucy
} at the Great Northern.

No, what Cooper told Harry and Lucy the next morning was that the tattoo
read "Fire walk with me".

} When Mike Gerard is asked about the tattooed arm, he says it says
} "Mom" not mother. (some people think he said BOB but I don't think so)
} However, notice how much he freaks out when he says this...
} He breaks down and cries. Enough to make us question that it said "Mom".

I'm not sure why this follows.

} I think he was telling lies throughout the interrogation.

I do, too. I'd already pointed out a couple of months back that he claimed
he was showing up at the hospital visiting his friend Bob Lydecker. Only
he was showing up there *before* the assault that put Lydecker in the

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