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Twin Peaks: Season 1 (1990)




Critic Consensus: Twin Peaks plays with TV conventions to deliver a beguiling -- and unsettling -- blend of seemingly disparate genres, adding up to an offbeat drama with a distinctly unique appeal.


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An FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the strange town of Twin Peaks.


Kyle MacLachlan
as Agent Dale Cooper
Ray Wise
as Leland Palmer
Sherilyn Fenn
as Audrey Horne
Sheryl Lee
as Laura Palmer
Michael Ontkean
as Sherrif Harry S. Truman
Eric DaRe
as Leo Johnson
Chris Mulkey
as Hank Jennings
Michael Horse
as Deputy Hawke
James Marshall
as James Hurley
Don S. Davis
as Maj. Garland Briggs
Harry Goaz
as Deputy Andy Brennan
Peggy Lipton
as Norma Jennings
Dana Ashbrook
as Bobby Briggs
Richard Beymer
as Benjamin Horne
Gary Hershberger
as Mike Nelson
Lara Flynn Boyle
as Donna Hayward
Kimmy Robertson
as Lucy Moran
Eric Da Re
as Leo Johnson
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Critic Reviews for Twin Peaks: Season 1

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (12)

What we have is a leg-pull of considerable class.

January 31, 2018 | Full Review…

It's the most intelligent, gorgeously filmed and highly stylized series of this disappointing season.

January 31, 2018 | Full Review…

Twin Peaks is like the horrific, teasing fever nightmare that takes you to the head of the darkened staircase and throws you off, leaving you frozen in midflight at an exquisite peak of terror and wordless exhilaration.

May 14, 2017 | Full Review…

Imagine the eeriness of Twilight Zone, the wit of "Hill Street Blues," the stylishness of Miami Vice and the originality of Max Headroom combined with the vamping and soap-opera enticement of Dynasty.

May 14, 2017

Twin Peaks smuggled avant-garde into prime time, brimming with a surrealism you just didn't encounter back then... there's still nothing quite like it on TV.

May 16, 2018 | Full Review…

The foray of filmmaker David (Blue Velvet) Lynch into series television is visually arresting and mysteriously atmospheric, as strange and unsettling a project as any in the medium's history.

May 14, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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