We never expected a resolution from David Lynch, but the Twin Peaks finale left audiences even more deliciously confused than at the end of the surreal drama’s first run in 1991.
The rollercoaster of odd followed Dale Cooper (Kyle Maclachlan) through several realities as he tried to save Laura Palmer, a journey that took him to her house, only to find she had no memory of the place.
And then the bizarre series ended with Laura/Carrie Page screaming after Cooper nervously asked, “What year is this?”
That’s it. It’s over.
And now everyone is feeling confused, surprised and utterly lost.
I haven't been this worked up from a finale since Breaking Bad. I haven't been this unsure about the human existence since ever. #TwinPeaks
— Mettie Ostrowski (@mettieostrowski) September 4, 2017
— Jacob (@jfuller100) September 4, 2017
— Randal Silvey (@RandalSilvey) September 4, 2017
— Melody Arnold (@thatarnoldchick) September 4, 2017
— Ivan Bukta (@underthefan113) September 4, 2017
— Théau (@theau_btl) September 4, 2017
#TwinPeaks gave me what I want from television, from film, from *art*. I am challenged and I am struggling. I'm lost but I'm captivated.
— John Thorne (@thornewip) September 4, 2017
— Cyndi (@luvsgingers) September 4, 2017
— Wilgram (@revol_less) September 4, 2017
— Phil Edwards (@Live_for_Films) September 4, 2017
Many fans are now left with the same question: what on earth did that mean?
— : – ) Zach Heltzel (@zachheltzel) September 4, 2017
— Batt ???? (@BlackLanterrn) September 4, 2017
— ✨debbie t✨ (@debbiebrains) September 4, 2017
But if there is any sense to find, it could take years to unearth it – months of watching and re-watching the series (now available on Sky on Demand/NOW TV). Yet do fans really want solid answers from Twin Peaks? Isn’t the real ride not having a clue where the show leads?
Reached the end of #TwinPeaks and I don't know where I am or who I am or what I am so two thumbs up I guess.
— giallo shots (@emotionalpedant) September 4, 2017
Part 17 of Twin Peaks: The Returns airs 9pm Tuesday Sky Atlantic, followed by Part 18. The whole series is now available to watch on demand on Sky and NOW TV