Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: The James Subplot(was Re: Major Briggs is Back!)
From: ADMN8647@Ryerson.CA (Linda Birmingham)
Date: 1991-01-14, 10:02

In article <>, (Dennis Doubleday) says:
> >
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> >I have this feeling that that whole subplot is going to be a BODY HEAT
> >type of setup.  James is probably being set up as the fall guy in a
> >scheme to murder the rich woman's husband.  Her "brother" probably
> >isn't really her brother at all; more likely he's her lover.  She
> >married for the money.  Now the wife and the "brother" are conspiring
> >to convince James of abuse that isn't really happening.  When James
> >met her at the bar, she was probably trolling for someone dumb-looking
> >to play the dupe in a scheme that will leave him a murder suspect.

I agree throughout every scene at the mansion I felt like I was watching
an old movie (particularly a Lana Turner movie, the first one that came
to my mind was the Postman Always Rings Twice, but I knew that wasn't it).

If she was looking for a dupe, she couldn't have done better.  Maybe
that is why James has always been portrayed as such a twit. It was
all part of the story line and he really isn't that bad :).

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