The Man Behind the Glass



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Episode Info

Episode ten of Twin Peaks, "The Man Behind Glass," originally aired on October 13, 1990, and was directed by Lesli Linka Glatter. Agent Cooper tells Albert and Truman about the giant from his dreams, and he finds a letter "B" under Ronette Pulaski's fingernail. He then charts a diagram for the letters he has found so far (R, B, and T). Secretary Lucy Moran (Kimmy Robertson) meets department store clerk Dick Tremayne (Ian Buchanan) for lunch at the Double R diner as she continues to question whether the father of her baby is Dick or the possibly sterile Andy. The One-Armed Man (Al Strobel) comes by the Sheriff's office to sell shoes, but he goes into spasms after seeing the sketch of BOB, leading Cooper to remember one of the giant's messages. At One-Eyed Jacks, Blackie (Victoria Catlin), Nancy (Galyn Gorg), and Jean Renault (Michael Parks) hold Audrey hostage and shoot her with drugs in a scheme to get revenge on Cooper. Meanwhile, James and Maddy are growing closer, and Donna gets angry after seeing them together. At the hospital, a hypnotized Dr. Jacoby reveals that he saw Leland kill Jacques Renault, resulting in Cooper arriving at the Palmer household to arrest Leland. That night, Donna goes to Harold Smith's (Lenny Von Dohlen) house and finds Laura's secret diary.


Ray Wise
as Leland Palmer
Ian Buchanan
as Richard Tremayne

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Critic Reviews for The Man Behind the Glass

Oh, James. I know a lot happened in this episode but all I really want to talk about is the James.

May 19, 2017 | Full Review…

"The Man Behind Glass" is so entirely abysmal that it negates any entertainment value of the previous episode.

Jun 19, 2017 | Full Review…

The harvest of season two is a long way off, and to ensure its bounty a score of seeds have been planted.

May 19, 2017 | Full Review…

This is a perfectly decent episode of the series, right in the heart of the show's best storyline, but coming off two Lynch directed episodes it fees a bit more standard than most.

May 17, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

This episode is most notable for introducing two of the season's more entertaining new characters.

May 19, 2017 | Full Review…

There are a couple of really memorable scenes.

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