Twin Peaks - Episode Guide

Season 1


Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Apr 8, 1990

The small northwest town of Twin Peaks, Washington is shaken up when the body of the Homecoming Queen, Laura Palmer, is discovered washed up on a riverbank, wrapped in plastic.

Traces to Nowhere

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Apr 12, 1990

Agent Cooper enjoys the comforts of the Great Northern Hotel. Bobby Briggs and Mike Nelson are released from jail. Doctor Hayward hands over the autopsy report on Laura Palmer.

Zen, or the Skill to Catch a Killer

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Apr 19, 1990

Ben Horne's brother, Jerry, arrives in Twin Peaks; together they travel to One Eyed Jack's and meet with the madam, Blackie O'Reilly. Audrey leaves a clue for Cooper. Deputy Hawk finds a bloody towel near the crime scene.

Rest in Pain

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Apr 26, 1990

Cooper meets with Audrey, who confesses to leaving him the note about One Eyed Jack's. Cooper tells Truman he can't remember who the killer was in his dream, but insists the dream is a code to solving the crime.

The One-Armed Man

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: May 3, 1990

Cooper questions Dr. Jacoby, who suspects Leo Johnson is the killer. Gordon Cole, Cooper's supervisor, calls in with Albert's report. Josie Packard spies on Ben Horne and Catherine Martell. Hawk tracks down the One-Armed Man.

Cooper's Dreams

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: May 10, 1990

Cooper and company have tea with the Log Lady, who tells them there was a third man following after Leo and Jacques the night Laura died. At Jacques Renault's cabin Cooper, Hawk, and Truman find Waldo the bird

Realization Time

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: May 17, 1990

Audrey cons her way into working at the perfume counter where Laura worked and discovers that it's being used as a recruitment post for One Eyed Jack's. James, Donna and Maddy plan to lure Jacoby away from his office

The Last Evening

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: May 23, 1990

Audrey is hired at One Eyed Jack's, but is caught in a trap when her father arrives. Cooper gets Jacques Renault to reveal the details of Laura's last night in the cabin. Deputy Andy saves Truman's life and apprehends Renault

Season 2

May the Giant Be with You

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Sep 30, 1990

A wounded Agent Cooper has a vision of a giant who gives him several clues about the murder of Laura Palmer. Shelly and Pete recover from the mill fire, but Josie and Catherine are missing


Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Oct 6, 1990

Albert determines that neither Leo nor Jacques killed Laura, but he is unable to find any leads into who shot Cooper. Cooper says they must find the third man, who he believes to be Bob, the gray-haired man.

The Man Behind the Glass

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Oct 13, 1990

Ronette is attacked in her hospital bed by an unseen person. Jean Renault, brother of Jacques and Bernard, plans to blackmail Ben Horne for the release of Audrey. Donna meets with Harold Smith, a shut-in who had befriended Laura

Laura's Secret Diary

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Oct 20, 1990

Leland confesses to killing Jacques Renault. Andy wants to take a new sperm count test. Rumor spreads that a food critic is coming to Twin Peaks. Jean asks Ben to set a trap for Cooper in exchange for Audrey's life.

The Orchid's Curse

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Oct 27, 1990

Cooper remembers the message under his bed. Shelly and Bobby begin Leo's home care. Sternwood hears pretrial motions and declares Leo not fit for trial. Nadine comes home, still thinking she's in high school


Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Nov 3, 1990

James saves the girls from a tormented Harold. Cooper brings Audrey home. Bobby and Shelly learn that their insurance plans have backfired. Donna tries to convince Truman that Harold Smith has Laura's secret diary

Lonely Souls

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Nov 10, 1990

Cooper and the One-Armed Man inspect guests at the Great Northern. Hawk finds Harold Smith dead - with a mysterious suicide note and the diary torn to shreds. Leo speaks to Bobby about "new shoes.

Drive with a Dead Girl

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Nov 17, 1990

Donna and James wonder why Maddy left so suddenly. Norma's mother arrives with the news that she's married a new man, Ernie Niles. Cooper tells Leland they arrested Ben Horne for Laura's murder.

Arbitrary Law

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Dec 1, 1990

Albert returns to examine Maddy. Cooper asks for twenty-four hours to finish his case. James and Donna reaffirm their love. Andy accidentally leads Donna and Cooper back to Mrs. Tremond's house

Dispute Between Brothers

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Dec 8, 1990

Leland is laid to rest and Sarah Palmer tries to accept all that has happened to her family. Dr. Jacoby returns from Hawaii. Cooper prepares to leave Twin Peaks. Mayor Milford objects to his brother's engagement to a younger woman.

Masked Ball

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Dec 15, 1990

Mrs. Briggs talks about her husband's disappearance into the woods. Nadine is put on the wrestling team, where she falls for Mike Nelson. James is hired by the mysterious, wealthy Evelyn Marsh. Dick takes on an orphan, Little Nicky.

The Black Widow

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Jan 12, 1991

Ben takes Bobby under his wing in a hope to destroy Hank and Jean. However, Ben's mental state is starting to crack. Cooper starts to look at buying real estate. Major Briggs's supervisor reveals that Briggs was studying the woods.


Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Jan 19, 1991

Major Briggs has no memory of the place he was taken, but now has an odd tattoo on his neck. Andy and Dick break into Little Nicky's files. Mike and Nadine begin an affair. Evelyn asks James to kill her husband.

Double Play

Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Feb 2, 1991

Windom Earle has taken his first victim in the deadly chess game. Audrey tells Bobby they have to save Ben from his civil war fantasy. Leo awakes and attacks Shelly, but Bobby is able to fend him off.

Slaves and Masters

Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Feb 9, 1991

The police look for James in the Marsh murder. Bobby and Shelly tell Truman that Leo escaped; and Bobby reveals that he saw Hank shoot Leo the night the mill burned. Albert returns to Twin Peaks with information on Windom Earle.

The Condemned Woman

Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Feb 16, 1991

Truman puts Hank in prison for the attempted murder of Leo, while Hank points the finger at Josie for the murder of Andrew Packard. Albert reveals that Josie shot Cooper. Ben enlists the help of John Justice Wheeler.

Wounds and Scars

Episode: 2x17 | Airdate: Mar 28, 1991

Harry sinks into a deep depression after Josie's death. Josie's body holds more questions than answers. Norma's troubled sister, Annie, arrives in Twin Peaks. Wheeler and Audrey hit it off. Cooper's stalemate angers Earle.

On the Wings of Love

Episode: 2x18 | Airdate: Apr 4, 1991

Harry is attacked by Jones in his sleep. Audrey and Wheeler begin a relationship. Gordon Cole returns with a report that Windom Earle worked with Major Briggs on Project Bluebook. Cole reinstates Cooper in the FBI.

Variations and Relations

Episode: 2x19 | Airdate: Apr 11, 1991

Cooper and company find the mysterious petroglyph. Windom Earle befriends a rock 'n' roll youth, and tells him tales of places called the White and Black Lodge. Pete helps Catherine open the first puzzle box.

The Path to the Black Lodge

Episode: 2x20 | Airdate: Apr 18, 1991

Bobby and Shelly reaffirm their love. Cooper calls Shelly, Donna and Audrey together to warn them about Earle. Briggs shows Cooper a tape of Windom Earle making a report on his quest for the Black Lodge.

Miss Twin Peaks

Episode: 2x21 | Airdate: Jun 10, 1991

Windom Earle sets his sites on the Miss Twin Peaks contest. Lucy chooses a father for her baby. Leo is punished when he frees Major Briggs. Cooper unlocks the key to entering the Black Lodge. Annie and Dale make a commitment.

Beyond Life and Death

Episode: 2x22 | Airdate: Jun 10, 1991

Agent Cooper follows Windom Earle and Annie into the depths of the Black Lodge. Big Ed and Norma get a shock when Nadine suffers head trauma. Andrew and Pete unlock Eckhardt's final box and Audrey stages an act of civil disobedience.

Season 3

The Return, Part 2

Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: May 21, 2017

The stars turn and a time presents itself.


Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Episode: S02 Special | Airdate: Aug 28, 1992

In 1988, Special Agents Chester Desmond and Sam Stanley investigate the murder of Theresa Banks. Agents Cooper, Cole and Rosenfield are visited by the long lost Phillip Jefferies, who has witnessed a strange meeting. When Agent Desmond vanishes, Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in, but the trail is a dead end. One year later, in Twin Peaks, Laura Palmer lives out her last seven days as she slowly begins to realize who BOB truly is. In her dreams, she reaches out to Agent Cooper…trapped in the Black Lodge. Will they be each others salvation?

Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces

Episode: S02 Special | Airdate: Jul 16, 2014

A feature film which presents deleted scenes from «Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me» assembled together for the first time.