Act 1: At the sheriff’s office, Truman questions Leland with Cooper and Dr. Hayward present. Leland waives his right to an attorney and admits killing Jacques Renault. As they leave Cooper tells Dr. Hayward that Leland will plead temporary insanity. Andy asks Dr. Hayward if his sperm test could be taken again and Dr. gives him a specimen bottle and tells him to bring a specimen to him immediately. Andy carries a copy of “Fleshworld” to the men’s room but collides with Lucy on the way. Truman tells Cooper that Judge Clinton Sternwood will arrive in the afternoon —he’s a circuit judge in a Winnebago - the last of the frontiers men. The state prosecutor, Daryl Lodwick, will decide if Leland gets bail. Truman reports that Hawk called: there’s never been a Robertson living next to the Palmers and the last resident moved away but they have their current address. Andy collides with another officer and has to fish his specimen bottle out from under the couch. Cooper notices that Andy has circle brand boots. Andy bought them from Philip Gerard yesterday. Cooper says that they have to find Gerard, the One-Armed Man.
9:30am - Desk clerk at Great Northern tells Ben that her sister in Seattle tipped her that M.T. Wentz, the travel writer, is coming to Twin Peaks - he travels incognito. Ben finds Jean Renault in his office - Jean had sold him insurance for One-Eyed Jacks. Jean shows the tape of Audrey and tells him it will cost him a lot to get her back. He shows him the tape of Cooper and tells him he wants the FBI man to bring him the ransom. As he leaves Jean tells Ben to expect a call tomorrow at noon. Ben picks up the phone and asks for Agent Cooper to be found for him.
Act 2: At the Double RR, Donna picks up a tray from Hank. She tells him she has a lunch date with a Meals-on- wheels client. Norma tells Hank about a call from Louie at the Northern about M.T. Wentz coming to Twin Peaks. Hank takes cash from the register and tells her he’s going to buy candles and tablecloths.
Donna and Harold are drinking wine. Harold shows Donna the diary and reads a passage from it about Donna. Donna asks if Harold is going to give the diary to the Sheriff. Harold says no,he’s read it and it has no solutions.
Ben shows the tape of Audrey to Cooper and says they want $125 thousand in cash for Audrey and he asks Cooper to take it there.
Josie arrives home with a lot of packages. Pete greets her and tells her Catherine was killed in the fire.
Emory brings Audrey to see Jean in Blackie’s office. Jean asks Audrey if she’s been mistreated. Audrey says Emory hit her. Jean assures her it will never happen again. He tells her he spoke to her father. Then he shoots Emory.
Act 3: Afternoon - Andy approaches Lucy and says they need to talk. She makes a crack about him preferring the company of his magazines. Cooper enters and asks Lucy to get what’s bothering her out in the open. Lucy explains that she dated Andy for a year and a half and decided she needed some “me time” and met Dick Tremayne, who acts asinine. When Cooper asks if she wants to get back with Andy she says she doesn’t know. Cooper tells Truman about having a dangerous situation and asks Truman to get him one of the Book House boys. Truman says he’ll set it up at 9:30 at the Road House.
Night - half moon. A man enters the Double RR and Norma tells Hank it must be him. After the man asks for the restroom, Hank takes something out of the man’s jacket pocket. Maddy and Donna are in a booth. Donna tells Maddy she needs her help to get Laura’s second diary from Harold. Hank looks at the man’s ID. It says: Daryl Lodwick, DA, born 4-18-50, 6’2”, 325 lbs, red hair, blue eyes.
Thunder and lightning. Truman visits Josie who wears a revealing black gown with a very high slit up one side. Truman asks if she was really in Seattle and Josie says she went there because she was afraid of Ben and Catherine. Truman mentions Catherine being dead and insurance money. Josie acts upset. They embrace on the couch. She asks him to tear it. He rips the gown and takes her on the couch while someone watches through the window.
Act 4: At the sheriff’s Lucy is drinking coffee when Judge Sternwood enters. She greets him and they hug. Truman enters and Sternwood says he has the look of a man with filly trouble. Cooper enters and Truman introduces him. They go into Truman’s office. Dick Tremayne enters and offers to pay to take care of her problem. Lucy tells him to leave and never speak to her again. Andy takes Leland into the office. The Judge offers his condolences and tells Leland they’ll meet in Valhalla and have a drink. Since the DA hasn’t come they postpone action on bail till tomorrow. After Andy takes Leland back, Sid, a young woman enters and Cooper greets her. The judge introduces her to Cooper. They leave for the Great Northern. Truman explains to Cooper that Sid isn’t the judge’s wife, but his law clerk.
Ben greets swim suited Lumber Queen contestants in the lobby then watches a long-haired oriental man register. Louie calls him Mr. Tojamura, who plans to pay cash. He says he came from Seattle. She gives him a card for the Double RR and recommends it. After he leaves she calls Norma.
Josie introduces the Asian Man to Pete as her cousin Jonathan. After Pete goes for coffee Jonathan asks how she lasted 6 years. Josie says she had a job to do and Jonathan says it's almost over: just sell the mill and the Packard lands. Josie says she needs Pete’s signature and it won’t take more than two days. Jonathan says they’re expected in Hong Kong; Mr. Eckardt wants to see her. He asks if there are any complications and Josie says she’s having a problem with Hank.
At the Road House Cooper is at the bar when Truman sits down next to him and says it’s 9:30.Truman is his man. Cooper buys him a beer.
At the Double RR, Hank answers a knock at the door. No one is there. The lights go out. Hank gets a flashlight and finds Jonathan inside. Jonathan beats him up, calls him “blood brother” and tells him, “next time I’ll take your head off.” Then he smashes the flashlight.
Timeline: Monday, March 6th.
Original Air Date: October 20, 1990
Official Episode Number: #2004
Nielson Rating: 8.4/??
Directed By: Todd Holland
Written By: Jerry Stahl, Mark Frost, Harley Peyton and Robert Engels.
Kyle MacLachlan ... Special Agent Dale Cooper
Michael Ontkean ... Sheriff Harry S. Truman
Mädchen Amick ... Shelly Johnson (credit only) (as Madchen Amick)
Dana Ashbrook ... Bobby Briggs (credit only)
Richard Beymer ... Benjamin Horne
Lara Flynn Boyle ... Donna Hayward
Sherilyn Fenn ... Audrey Horne
Warren Frost ... Dr. Will Hayward
Peggy Lipton ... Norma Jennings
James Marshall ... James Hurley
Everett McGill ... Big Ed Hurley
Jack Nance ... Pete Martell
Kimmy Robertson ... Lucy Moran
Ray Wise ... Leland Palmer
Joan Chen ... Jocelyn Packard
Harry Goaz ... Deputy Andy Brennan
Sheryl Lee ... Madeleine 'Maddy' Ferguson
Chris Mulkey ... Hank Jennings
Ian Buchanan ... Dick Tremayne
Lenny von Dohlen ... Harold Smith (as Lenny Von Dohlen)
Royal Dano ... Judge Clinton Sternwood
Don Amendolia ... Emory Battis
Piper Laurie ... Mr. Tojamura (as Fumio Yamaguchi)
Ritch Brinkley ... D.A. Daryl Lodwick
Michael Parks ... Jean Renault
Bellina Logan ... Desk Clerk
Claire Stansfield ... Sid
Mak Takano ... Jonathan
Michael Horse ... Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill
Kevin Young ... Toad