Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: TWIN PEAKS: Timeline of events
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Cisco's Buddy)
Date: 1990-05-06, 20:49
05 Feb (Sunday)
-- "Day One" (entry in Laura's diary). Day One of what? Laura and
James' relationship is my guess. During Cooper's questioning of
James, he asked what happened on 2/5, and James flashed back on
the time he gave Laura the locket.
12 Feb (Sunday)
-- The picnic (James told Cooper that it was "two Sundays ago").
23 Feb (Thursday)
05:00 PM (Josie to Cooper and Truman)
-- Laura arrives at Josie Packard's for Josie's English lessons.
Josie says that Laura left an hour later.
Sometime after dinner
-- Last entry in Laura's diary: "Nervous about meeting J. tonight."
(After dinner because she remarks about having asparagus for
-- Laura returns home from Bobby's house. (Sarah Palmer tells Truman
that she last saw Laura when she got home about 9:00. Bobby answers
yes when Cooper asks him, "She was studying at your house until
about 9:30. Isn't that right?")
-- Laura snuck out of her house (James to Cooper).
-- Laura jumps off James' bike and runs off (James to Cooper).
-- Estimated time of Laura's death according to the preliminary autopsy.
24 Feb (Friday) [Episode #0 (pilot) - 4/8]
"Just after dawn" (Harry to Bobby)
-- Pete Martell finds Laura's body.
-- Ben and Leland have meeting with Norwegians.
-- Bobby takes Shelly home, then goes to school and is arrested.
-- Ronnette announced as missing, then found wandering along tracks.
-- Nadine sends Big Ed off to get the drapes ("They said those drapes
would be ready by 10.")
11:30 (Cooper to Diane)
-- Cooper enters Twin Peaks.
-- Cooper & Truman check on Ronnette, then Laura.
-- C&T look through Laura's diary.
-- Andy and team find the train car.
-- C&T question Bobby, then Donna.
-- "The Norwegians are leaving!" (one of Ben's employees tells concierge
that Ben would be back at 4:00 for the final signing of the deal with
the Norwegians, and Ben arrives as the Norwegians are leaving)
04:10 (Cooper to Diane)
-- C&T at the train car.
-- Town meeting where Cooper addresses the community leaders.
-- Donna sneaks out to meet James at the Roadhouse. Big Ed to meet Norma
there as well. Fight breaks out, Joey Paulsen takes Donna to meet
James. J&D bury the locket. James is arrested.
12:28 AM (Cooper to Diane)
-- Cooper knocks off for the night. Harry goes to see Josie. Locket is
dug up by Person Unknown
25 Feb (Saturday) [Episode #1 - 4/12]
06:18 (Cooper to Diane)
-- Cooper is up and goes to breakfast, where he meets Audrey.
Early to mid-morning
-- C&T get autopsy results from Dr. Hayward.
-- Shelly discovers Leo's shirt is soaked with blood just before going
-- C&T question James.
-- Mike & Bobby talk in jail cell (Leo called Mike "yesterday" and Bobby
met with Leo "the night Laura died").
-- Cooper gets call from Albert, Harry & Ed discuss the "stakeout".
-- James released into Ed's custody, Mike and Bobby released.
"Just barely morning" (Pete to Josie)
-- C&T talk to Josie.
-- Catherine & Ben have a rendezvous.
-- Donna visits Palmers and Sarah has vision of Killer Bob.
Late afternoon/early evening (exterior shot is dark)
-- Hawk questions Pulaskis, spots One-Armed Man.
-- Bobby and Major Briggs have words over dinner
-- C&T encounter Log Lady at RR.
Later in evening
-- Shelly gets home, gets beaten by Leo.
-- James has dinner at Haywards'.
-- Jacoby listens to tape from Laura, takes out the half of the locket
buried by James & Donna.
Evening (continued) [Episode #2 - 4/19]
-- Jerry Horne gets back from Paris. He and Ben go to One-Eyed Jack's.
Midnight (clock at Haywards')
-- James & Donna have their heart-to-heart.
-- Hawk calls Cooper.
-- Audrey slips note under Cooper's door.
-- Bobby & Mike meet with Leo in the woods.
26 Feb (Sunday) [still Episode #2]
-- Ed drops grease on Nadine's drape runners. Nadine's arms bend back.
-- Cooper teaches Harry, Hawk, Andy, & Lucy about Tibet.
-- Shelly turns off "Invitation to Love" (a soap opera on Sunday
morning?!) and Bobby comes visiting.
Late morning (after church)
-- Haywards meet Audrey in the RR.
Afternoon ("Are we going to have to stand here all afternoon?" Albert
-- Albert and team arrives
-- Nadine ecstatic about her now-silent runners.
-- Pete & Catherine talk. Pete sneaks safe key to Josie.
-- Josie finds two ledgers in safe.
-- Leland has breakdown to the strains of Glen Miller.
-- Cooper dreams of dancing dwarves and doppelgangers.
27 Feb (Monday) [Episode #3 - 4/26]
7:15 (Cooper to Diane)
-- Cooper meets with Audrey over breakfast, then tells Harry & Lucy
about his dream.
Mid to late morning(?)
-- Cousin Madeleine arrives.
-- Norma is told of Hank's pending parole.
-- C&T talk to Leo.
-- Bobby and father have words again.
12:27 (Cooper to Diane)
-- C&T leave for funeral after listening to Albert's autopsy report.
-- Ed & Nadine have quiet moment, James declines to go to funeral.
-- Audrey checks on her family through a peephole.
-- Laura's funeral. James and Bobby fight. Leland freaks out.
-- Shelly demonstrates Leland's coffin ride.
-- Cooper meets the Bookhouse Boys, and they question Bernard Renault
at the Bookhouse.
-- Jacques calls Leo for help.
-- Catherine eavesdrops on Josie & Harry. Josie shows Harry the safe,
but one of the ledgers is missing -- Catherine has the other one.
-- Cooper meets Jacoby at the cemetary, then meets Hawk at the Roadhouse.
The two of them take a drunken Leland home.
28 Feb (Tuesday) [Episode #4 - 5/3]
Day (there's no convenient times of day mentioned to assign to events)
-- Andy sketches Killer Bob from Sarah Palmer's description. Sarah
then describes her vision of a someone digging up the necklace.
-- Cooper questions Jacoby
-- Hawk tracks down the One-Armed Man to Timber Falls Motel, where at
the same time, Ben and Catherine are having a rendezvous. Josie is
there, staking out B&C.
-- Cooper and the boys arrive and question Mike Gerard (One-Armed Man).
-- Audrey gets Donna to agree to help her solve the mystery of Laura's
-- Norma goes to husband Hank's parole meeting.
-- Cooper's and the boys visit the Lydecker Clinic and confiscate files.
-- Bobby has rendezvous with Shelly, and she gives him Leo's bloody shirt.
-- Cooper, Harry, Hawk, and Andy practice in the shooting range.
Late afternoon/early evening
-- James runs into Madeleine Ferguson at the RR diner.
-- Norma gets a call from the prison -- Hank is being paroled.
-- Ben talks to Jerry about some Icelanders, and then Audrey talks to
Ben about learning the family business by starting work at the
-- A fax arrives from Albert with a reconstruction of the plastic piece
found in Laura's stomach. Andy comes across the file on Waldo, a
mynah bird belonging to Jacques Renault. The cops race to Jacques
apartment. They find Leo's bloody shirt there, planted by Bobby.
-- Ben meets Leo by the river and they make plans about setting fire
to the Mill./
-- James and Donna go to where they buried the necklace and find it
-- Pete chats with Josie, then retires. She gets call from Hank Jennings.
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