Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Re: shuffle off & other things
From: (Richard Hancock)
Date: 1990-12-17, 10:22

/ / (Monica Macaulay) /  5:31 am  Dec 16, 1990 /

> > 3. Someone said something about how Major Briggs is so together
> > (can't remember the word they used)... didn't he lose it in one
> > early scene in the first season - that great scene where the
> > Briggs family is at dinner and Bobby lights up a cigarette.  I
> > remember thinking his calm manner was something of a front.  But
> > we've never seen that side of him again.

I thought that Major Briggs remained calm when he hit Bobby (knocking the
cigarette out of his mouth - the cigarette planting itself in Mrs Briggs
dinner). I liked that scene so much because of the explicit hypocrisy.