Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Peaks article was hoax, sorry :-)
From: dgross@polyslo.CalPoly.EDU (Dave Gross)
Date: 1990-05-22, 12:41
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

> >TWIN PEAKS HERE TO STAY
> >Network execs find coffee-and-donuts crew captures a difficult age group

The above article was a hoax.  Forget it.  It's not true.  Ignore, please...

> >	Early suggestions are that Twin Peaks will have a format very similar
> >to Father Dowling Mysteries or Murder She Wrote but with just enough of the
> >macabre touch initiated by David Lynch to maintain the interest of the younger
> >viewers.

But I did manage to cause widespread panic, now, didn't I?

> >	Rumors have even been flying that consultants from Caspary & Sklar
> >(the company that handled the licensing of "Beetlejuice" models and action
> >figures) have been contacted to discuss marketing a line of Peaks-related
> >odds and ends.

You even believed this...  Jeez.  Imagine little Dale Cooper and Leo Johnson
action figures.  Twin Peaks cereal...

Sorry for frightening everyone so.  I just thought that an exaggeration of
all of our worst fears might provide a few laughs.  I hope I didn't turn you
all off to the next season...


-- ************************ dgross@polyslo.CalPoly.EDU **************************** "Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, "if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be: but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic."


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