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Twin Peaks: Season 2 (1990-1991)

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Critic Consensus: Twin Peaks answers its central question with diminishing returns while struggling to establish worthy new mysteries, but there are enough mesmeric flourishes to keep devotees dreaming of what lies in the Red Room.

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In Series 2 the town comes to terms with the aftermath at the hotel and the murder investigation continues.

Cast

Kyle MacLachlan
as Agent Dale Cooper
Joan Chen
as Jocelyn `Josie' Packard
Richard Beymer
as Benjamin Horne
Ray Wise
as Leland Palmer
David Duchovny
as Dennis/Denise Bryson
Dana Ashbrook
as Bobby Briggs
Michael Ontkean
as Sherrif Harry S. Truman
Lara Flynn Boyle
as Donna Hayward
Piper Laurie
as Catherine Martell
Sherilyn Fenn
as Audrey Horne
Heather Graham
as Annie Blackburne
James Marshall
as James Hurley
Mädchen Amick
as Shelly Johnson
Gary Hershberger
as Mike Nelson
Ian Buchanan
as Richard Tremayne
Eric DaRe
as Leo Johnson
Eric Da Re
as Leo Johnson
Harry Goaz
as Dep. Andy Brennan
Sheryl Lee
as Laura Palmer/Madeline Ferguson
Don S. Davis
as Maj. Garland Briggs
Grace Zabriskie
as Sarah Palmer
Michael Horse
as Dep. Tommy `The Hawk' Hill
Everett McGill
as Big Ed Hurley
Mary Jo Deschanel
as Eileen Hayward
Wendy Robie
as Nadine Butler Hurley
Kimmy Robertson
as Lucy Moran
Warren Frost
as Dr. William Hayward
Chris Mulkey
as Hank Jennings
Kenneth Welsh
as Windom Earle
David L. Lander
as Tim Pinkle
Peggy Lipton
as Norma Jennings
James V. Scott
as Black Lodge Performer
Ed Wright
as Dell Mibbler
Jack Nance
as Pete Martell
Jan D'Arcy
as Sylvia Horne
Arvo Katajisto
as Security Guard
Billy Zane
as John Justice Wheeler
Russ Tamblyn
as Dr. Lawrence Jacoby
Catherine E. Coulson
as Margaret Lanterman
Miguel Ferrer
as Albert Rosenfeld
David Lynch
as Gordon Cole
Charlotte Stewart
as Elizabeth Briggs
Michael J. Anderson
as Man From Another Place
Frank Silva
as Killer Bob
Jill Rogosheske
as Trudy Chelgren
John Boylan
as Mayor Dwayne Milford
Robyn Lively
as Lana Milford
Dan O'Herlihy
as Andrew Packard
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Critic Reviews for Twin Peaks: Season 2

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (22)

I loved the closing shot of the owl and the fact that the show was true to and enhanced its own internal mythology, and I thought Ray Wise's performance was positively superb.

January 26, 2021 | Full Review…

This isn't mystery, this is manipulation. I think Lynch and friends ran out of story last spring and are making it up as they go along.

January 26, 2021 | Full Review…

The cold truth is that Twin Peaks has been and remains a thousand gimmicks in search of a story. Or, to use the sort of food image favored by creator David Lynch, it's like a table with a thousand seasonings and no meal.

January 26, 2021 | Full Review…

Is it possible this was the same series I was such a big fan of last season? It was all too obvious to me creators David Lynch and Mark Forst were having problems stretching the story and used every trick in the book.

January 26, 2021 | Full Review…

Twin Peaks can take forever to solve Laura's murder... and at this rate, it probably will. But it can't move like a tired glacier the way Sunday's [premiere] did, lingering forever on boring scenes with no payoff.

January 26, 2021 | Full Review…

There doesn't seem to be much beyond the characters' quirks except more quirks. The fascination the series holds is largely a function of the little shocks it can deliver. But how many times can Audrey Horn tie a knot in a cherry stem with her tongue?

January 26, 2021 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Twin Peaks: Season 2

½

LucasM.

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EdK.

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