Get your cherry pie and black coffee ready because, in less than a month, the highly anticipated return of 90s cult classic Twin Peaks will begin airing on Showtime.
Series creators David Lynch and Mark Frost have been predictably tight-lipped about the details, but we do know that all 18 episodes of the limited series were directed by Lynch. Many fans of the original show felt that things went a bit downhill in the series’s second (and final) season because Lynch was not as involved. We can all rest assured that won’t be the case this time.
If you are new to the series (or just want a little refresher), Showtime just released a VERY SPOILERY trailer that recaps some of the main events of the original series. There’s no new content from the revival included in the trailer but it’s enough to get you excited to return to the weird, wonderful world of Twin Peaks.
Seasons 1 & 2 are available to stream on Netflix and I highly recommend watching (at the very least) episodes 1-16. After that things get weird even for Twin Peaks, but it’s the best kind of weird there is, so you should probably just watch the whole thing. If you’ve got any time left, check out the movie prequel Fire Walk With Me, which covers the last seven days of Laura Palmer’s life, leading up to where the original TV series begins.
The two-hour premiere of Twin Peaks airs Sunday, May 21st at 9pm EST on Showtime.