Twin Peaks may well be the greatest television show of all time. Every episode is amazing, but here is my attempt to rank them.
Lonely SoulsNov 10 1990 - Ben is brought in for questioning after Audrey confronts him about One-Eyed Jacks and passes the information to Cooper; Andy ponders the meaning of Harold Smith's note; having misjudged the ...more
PilotApr 08 1990 - The pilot episode of the mystery television series Twin Peaks premiered on the ABC Network on Sunday, April 8, 1990. It was written by series creators Mark Frost and David Lynch, and directed by ...more
Beyond Life and DeathJun 10 1991 - Cooper and Truman figure out the location of the Black Lodge, and rush to save Miss Twin Peaks there; Nadine regains her senses; Donna confronts her parents about Ben; Audrey stages an act of ...more
May the Giant Be with YouSep 30 1990 - A shot and bleeding Agent Cooper has visions of a giant; Audrey is imprisoned at the casino/bordello One-Eyed Jacks; Donna receives a strange message; Josie and Catherine are missing; a stirring ...more
Zen, or the Skill to Catch a KillerApr 19 1990 - FBI Agent Dale Cooper demonstrates an unusual deductive technique for the Twin Peaks Sheriff's Department; Benjamin Horne and his brother, Jerry, take a trip to One-Eyed Jacks; Donna Hayward and ...more
Arbitrary LawDec 01 1990 - From a piece of Laura's secret diary, Cooper discovers he and Laura shared the same dream, with her message in it leading him to her killer; Catherine tricks Ben into signing away the mill; ...more
The Last EveningMay 23 1990 - "Episode 7", also known as "The Last Evening", is the eighth and final episode of the first season of the American mystery television series Twin Peaks. Series co-creator ...more
ComaOct 06 1990 - Cooper learns his ex-partner, Windom Earle, has escaped from a mental asylum; Major Briggs gives Cooper a message; Donna meets an eerie old woman and her grandson; Ben orders Leland killed; ...more
Drive with a Dead GirlNov 17 1990 - Norma's visiting mother introduces her new husband, unaware of his connections to Hank; Lucy returns, with her sister; Bobby decides to blackmail Ben, who also gets a tape-recorded ultimatum; ...more
Traces to NowhereApr 12 1990 - FBI Agent Dale Cooper and Sheriff Harry Truman discover more about the troubled secret life of the murdered Laura Palmer; Big Ed Hurley reveals that he was drugged at the Roadhouse; a frightened ...more
Miss Twin PeaksJun 10 1991 - Cooper and Truman decipher part of the secret of the Black Lodge; Cooper helps Annie prepare for the Miss Twin Peaks contest; Major Briggs escapes from Earle; Catherine continues her battle with ...more
The One-Armed ManMay 03 1990 - Cooper and Truman track down the one-armed man and some strange new evidence in Laura Palmer's murder; Norma Jennings attends a parole board hearing for her husband; Audrey Horne decides to ...more
Cooper's DreamsMay 10 1990 - Cooper and Truman have tea with the Log Lady and discover a macabre crime scene in the woods; Audrey Horne takes a job at her father's department store; Hank Jennings returns from prison to the ...more
The Path to the Black LodgeApr 18 1991 - Cooper and Truman continue to investigate the mystery of Owl Cave; Windom Earle snares Major Briggs; Cooper romances Annie; Donna makes a discovery on her birth certificate; Wheeler leaves ...more
DemonsNov 03 1990 - Donna and Madeleine fear an enraged Harold Smith; Shelly and Bobby, hold a welcome home party for the comatose Leo; Cooper's boss, Gordon Cole, visits to warn Cooper of threats; Josie strieks a ...more
Realization TimeMay 17 1990 - "Episode 6", also known as "Realization Time", is the seventh episode of the first season of the American mystery television series Twin Peaks. The episode was written by ...more
Variations and RelationsApr 11 1991 - Cooper and Truman try to decipher the hieroglyph from Owl Cave; plans for the Miss Twin Peaks contest get underway; Tremayne holds a wine tasting at the Great Northern Hotel; Cooper falls for ...more
Rest in PainApr 26 1990 - The townsfolk of Twin Peaks gather for Laura Palmer's funeral; Cooper interprets his dream about the killer; Truman reveals to Cooper the secret of the Bookhouse Boys.
On the Wings of LoveApr 04 1991 - Cooper and the Sheriff's Department go spelunking in Owl Cave; Truman awakens in the murderous embrace of a naked woman; Windom Earle insinuates himself into the lives of potential victims; ...more
Laura's Secret DiaryOct 20 1990 - Cooper is stymied by an unusual request from Ben Horne to save Audrey's life; Josie introduces her cousin Jonathan from Hong Kong; Renault deals with Battis.
Wounds and ScarsMar 28 1991 - Cooper is attracted to Norma's sister, Annie, returning to the world from a convent; Truman withdraws from everyone; Donna receives a macabre family visitor; Audrey falls for Wheeler; Nadine and ...more
The Orchid's CurseOct 27 1990 - Cooper and Truman stage a raid on One-Eyed Jacks; Leland attends his court hearing; Donna and Madeleine plot to steal Laura's secret diary from Harold Smith; Ben gets a business proposition.
The Condemned WomanFeb 16 1991 - Ed proposes to Norma; James and Donna break up; Audrey meets a handsome, wealthy admirer from her past; Earle mails a puzzle to Audrey, Shelly and Donna; Josie makes a confession, after a ...more
The Man Behind the GlassOct 13 1990 - Ronette is attacked in her hospital bed by an unseen person. Jean Reanult, brother of Jaqcues and Bernard, plans to blackmail Ben Horne for the release of Audrey. Donna meets with Harold Smith, ...more
CheckmateJan 19 1991 - Cooper is held hostage by Renault; Andy and Tremayne pry into Nicky's past; Catherine professes her love for Ben; James succumbs to a treacherous Evelyn; Ed and Norma succumb to each other; Hank ...more
Masked BallDec 15 1990 - Cooper is investigated by the FBI and the DEA; Nadine falls for teen Mike Nelson; James gets room and board for helping a beautiful blond; Hank confronts Ben; Tremayne becomes Big Brother to a ...more
Double PlayFeb 02 1991 - Cooper confides to Truman his past experiences with Windom Earle; Earle meanwhile takes in Leo; Audrey strikes a business deal with Bobby; James realizes he has been set up; Josie's dangerous ...more
Dispute Between BrothersDec 08 1990 - As Cooper says his goodbyes, an FBI agent arrives to suspend him and investigate the unauthorized One-Eyed Jacks affair; the publisher of the Twin Peaks Gazette argues with his brother, the ...more
Slaves and MastersFeb 09 1991 - Cooper finds some evidence about who shot him, and gets help from the town's resident chess master in matching wits with Windom Earle in the deadly chess game; Donna makes a desperate plea to ...more
The Black WidowJan 12 1991 - Cooper finds cocaine at a deserted house Renault uses; Andy and Tremayne confront concerns of Nicky's past; a mentally decaying Ben has Bobby tail Hank; Dougie Milford dies under unusual ...more