Welcome to Twin Peaks:/\/\ First-Watch Recap: Season 2: Ep. 2.14 “Double Play” (Original airdate Saturday, February 2, 1991) — a review

Welcome to my First-Watch of the original 30 episodes of the 1990-91 television series Twin Peaks. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching the episode “Double Play.” On this day in history, the #1 song in the US is “The First Time,” by Surface. If you’re anything like me, you’ll listen to […]

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Welcome to Twin Peaks:/\/\ First-Watch Recap: Season 2: Ep. 2.13 “Checkmate” (Original airdate Saturday, January 19, 1991) — a review

Welcome to my First-Watch of the original 30 episodes of the 1990-91 television series Twin Peaks. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching the episode “Checkmate.” On this day in history, actor John Russell dies. A US Marine in WWII, Russell was a supporting actor in many westerns, including three with Clint […]

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Community: Season 6 — a review

Reaching 100 episodes of a television series used to be a major accomplishment. It was the traditional threshold for a show to be able to enter syndication. I’m not sure if that still applies these days. Multiple streaming platforms, in addition to all the cable networks and the Big Three, have altered the television landscape […]

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Welcome to Twin Peaks:/\/\ First-Watch Recap: Season 2: Ep. 2.12 “Black Widow” (Original airdate Saturday, January 12, 1991) — a review

Welcome to my First-Watch of the original 30 episodes of the 1990-91 television series Twin Peaks. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching the episode “Black Widow.” On this day in history, the U.S. Congress gives George H. W. Bush the authority to wage war against Iraq. “Justify My Love,” by Madonna, […]

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Welcome to Twin Peaks:/\/\ First-Watch Recap: Season 2: Ep. 2.11 “Masked Ball” (Original airdate Saturday, December 15, 1990) — a review

Welcome to my First-Watch of the original 30 episodes of the 1990-91 television series Twin Peaks. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching the episode “Masked Ball.” On this day in history, Rachel Brosnahan, who is Midge Maisel in the terrific Amazon Prime series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, is born in Milwaukee, […]

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Welcome to Twin Peaks:/\/\ First-Watch Recap: Season 2: Ep. 2.9 “Arbitrary Law” (Original airdate Saturday, December 1, 1990) — a review

Welcome to my First-Watch of the original 30 episodes of the 1990-91 television series Twin Peaks. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching the episode “Arbitrary Law.” On this day in history, Ty Detmer, the Brigham Young quarterback, wins the 56th Heisman Trophy. He played professionally in the NFL for fourteen seasons, […]

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