Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Them Norwegians
From: (Cisco's Buddy)
Date: 1990-05-01, 04:56

In article <1990Apr29.192329.13502@uokmax.uucp>, gejohann@uokmax.uucp (Gene Edward Johannsen) writes...

} I just had a thought about the Norwegians.  What were they there to buy?
} Real Estate, obviously, but what Real Estate? Is it made clear? I assume
} that since Jerry and Piper Laurie (I'm great with names) are trying to
} get Josie to sell the Sawing Mill that that is what the Norwegians were
} going to buy.

You assume correctly (except that it was *Ben* and Catherine). In the
pilot, just before Ben and Leland have their meeting with the cheeseheads,
Leland says something like, "I suppose you aren't going to tell them that
you don't actually have the land yet," to which Ben replies, "I have it
from a reliable source that within a year, the Packard Mill is going to
go belly up. And we'll be able to pick it up for a song, one verse, no

-- "How different in my native willage. Soft music. Wiolins. The happy people sitting on their balalaikas, playing their samovars." --- jayembee (Jerry Boyajian, DEC, "The Mill", Maynard, MA) UUCP: ...!decwrl!!boyajian ARPA: boyajian%ruby.DEC@DECWRL.DEC.COM