Why ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ Was the Most Groundbreaking TV Series Ever


When some phrases pass through the prism of Twin Peaks, you can never hear them the same way again. “Damn good coffee” is one; “Gotta light?” is another. We’ll submit a third candidate, one that the just-concluded third season of David Lynch and Mark Frost’s supernatural murder-mystery masterpiece has marked for permanent retirement from the critical vocabulary: “Like nothing else on television.” The TV landscape remains full of singular, spectacular shows, Peak TV fatigue be damned. But just as the original Twin Peaks inspired visionary showrunners from David Chase to Damon Lindelof to create the New Golden Age, the show’s revived third season may have leapfrogged them all. What we just witnessed was unmatched in the medium’s history.

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Author: mike