Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: GUM
From: (Gordon Shephard)
Date: 1991-05-07, 06:59

In <64011@bbn.BBN.COM> (Matt Hefferman) writes:

> >In regard to the business about "The gum you like...", I think the typical
> > over-analysis has obscured the true meaning. If we check the closed-
> >captioning I'm sure we'll find the correct quote to be "The Gumm you like...",
> >referring of course to Frances Gumm (aka Judy Garland). You see, the clue is
> >actually a portent of an another Wizard of Oz allusion (we've seen two already).

> >My prediction: Major Briggs, upon recovering from his truth-serum-induced funk,
> >dispatches Windom Earle with a handy bucket of water.

> >Then again, maybe not.

Independently, and without any connection to this particular chain of
thought, I too zeroed in on the Oz allusion.  The Water-in-the-Jail-Cell
MUST have directed with this in mind.
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