Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Re: RS: a possible ending - but not all the steps to get there
From: keb3@po.CWRU.Edu (Keith E. Bitely)
Date: 1991-04-16, 08:15
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In a previous article, mon@cbnewsj.att.com (monica.t.wyckoff) says:
>> >> In article <1991Apr13.091500.521@arizona.edu> dmittleman@misvax.mis.arizona.edu writes:
>>> >> >Final scene:
>>> >> >
>>> >> >We are just inside the doorway of Cooper's room at the Great Northern.  We 
>>> >> >see Cooper in a profile view sitting in a wooden chair at his desk/dresser 
>>> >> >staring blankly into the mirror in front of him (not wholly unlike the 
>>> >> >opening scene with Josie).  The woom is dark and warm and woody.  The
>>> >> >camera angle slowly moves towards Cooper circling around behind him.  Very
>>> >> >haunting TP music picks up in the background.  As the camera comes arond 
>>> >> >behind Cooper we can see his reflection in the mirror.  It is Bob smiling 
>>> >> >and laughing back out at him.  The picture fades to black.  "Lynch/Frost"
>>> >> >appears on the screen. 
>>> >> >
>> >>      That would be the _best_ ending!! This is the _only_ ending worthy of
>> >> Twin Peaks!
> >
> >I love this too.  Mostly because we all have grown to love and
> >respect Cooper so much throughout the life of TP that to end
> >with a shocker like this would definately burn a permanent
> >image in peoples' minds.  And perhaps even PEAK curiosity to
> >such a point that they demand a sequal!
> >
I admit.  I liked this when I read it.  It gave me an eerie  feeling.  But,
if we want the last episode to answer all of our questions, wouldn't this
just be a little self-defeating?

Keith
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