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eat at judy’s

from twin peaks: the return posted in television by chewing_the_scenery

With one letter change Eat at Rudy’s here in Wilmington, California became Eat at Judy’s located in Odessa, Texas where Agent Cooper gets into a scuffle and deep fries some guns in the last episode of Twin Peaks: The Return.

Judy’s is an obvious reference to Jowday (aka Judy), the mysterious antagonist of season three.

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the blue diamond motel

from fire walk with me, twin peaks posted in movies by chewing_the_scenery

The Mount Si Motel also pops up in season three as the entrance to the room (called the Dutchman's?) above the convenience store where Cooper meets with the giant tea kettle that is Phillip Jeffries.

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nike missile site ms-70

from cold war, nuclear weapons posted in history by prof_improbable

During the Cold War from 1959 until 1972, the Twin Cities were protected by four missile battery sites. This is one of those four locations. The actual Nike-Hercules missile (or a reproduction of one) can be seen in a park in nearby St. Bonifacius.

The missiles were stored on underground rails and were brought to the surface by elevators. They were meant to bring down long-range enemy bombers.

All of the Nike sites were decommissioned on Feb. 4th, 1978.

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elk’s point #9 bar

from twin peaks: the return posted in television by chewing_the_scenery

Sarah Palmer shows her dark side at the Elk’s Point #9 Bar (or Elk’s #9 Point Bar?) in Twin Peaks: The Return.

This bar, Smokey Joe's Tavern in Snoqualmie, is one of the few filming locations from the new series actually located in the Pacific Northwest.

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silver mustang casino

from twin peaks: the return posted in television by chewing_the_scenery

The Commerce Casino in California stood in for the Mitchum brothers’ Las Vegas casino The Silver Mustang where Agent Cooper (as Dougie Jones), guided by the Red Room, wins thirty mega jackpots in Twin Peaks: The Return.

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