I started watching the original Twin Peaks series again (it’s on Netflix), and I forgot how good it is! I’m getting a lot more out of it the 2nd time around and seeing the new series helps explain certain things. But what’s really amazing is all of the Thimbleweed Park similarities I’m seeing!
I thought I would list some here, and see if anyone has more to add:
The opening credits has the “Twin Peaks, Population. 51,201” sign
The theme song is played on baritone-guitar (just like the TWP theme)
The R&R diner is reminiscent of the S&D Diner (especially from the outside)
The light outside the roadhouse (when Jacques Renault is in trouble). This one really blew my mind:
I did a double-take on your post, as it reminded me a LOT of the post I made a while back, for the same reason, and with an almost identical photo:
The interesting thing is, I had a hard time finding an online photo of that lamp to use, so I needed to play the episode in Netflix on my computer, pause it, and take a screen grab. Did you do the same?