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So you may be asking yourself, what could be more terrifying than the sight of Laura Palmer pulling a Linda Blair? Did you answer "mysterious creamed corn?" Good, because the answer to that is "mysterious creamed corn."
WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU, LOG LADY? Log Lass would've been a great name for her too, as a sidebar. Although that sounds a bit more like her Pokémon trainer title, to be honest.
This is maybe the least memorable of the six Lynch directed episodes of the series, but still, any Lynch episode towers over most of the others, so that's not really a complaint.
Finally, we get to see my favorite bad scene of the entire series, as Maddy, Donna and James "sing" with an invisible band and it's so hilariously, insanely weird and bad that I just LOVE IT.
If the season premiere functioned to resolve and clarify the flurry of events that concluded the first season, this episode introduces many of the new characters and subplots that will take root in Season Two.
This episode sows a lot of seeds for future harvest.
Another episode under the direction of Lynch lends to the continuing re-establishment of the Twin Peaks' aesthetic, and him at the helm of the season's first two episodes meant the weird-quotient got turned way up.
Twin Peaks produced a number of episodes that '90s TV obsessives still talk about. Coma isn't one of those, which is a shame, because it may be the "purest" hour of "Twin Peaks -- and quite possibly the finest.