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-->[[spoiler:"Leland says... you're going back... to Missoula... MONTANA!"]]

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* [[spoiler: BOB!Cooper is just as terrifying as you'd imagine, if not more so.]] Unlike with [[spoiler: Leland]], he's cold and calculating, yet still positively ruthless. [[spoiler: The scene where he brutally murders Daria, and it's build up which involves holding her down tightly and interrogating her, is chill-inducing.]]

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* [[spoiler: BOB!Cooper is just as terrifying as you'd imagine, if not more so.]] Unlike with [[spoiler: Leland]], he's cold and calculating, yet still positively ruthless. [[spoiler: The scene where he brutally murders Daria, and it's its build up which involves holding her down tightly and interrogating her, is chill-inducing.]]


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* Just about 90% of the movie, but notably the Music/DavidBowie [[OneSceneWonder scene.]]
** The Music/DavidBowie scene is arguably way more terrifying when you put into context that ''[[spoiler: it foreshadows a lot of the events of The Return]]'', in particular [[spoiler: the idea of JUDY]].
** Those unfamiliar with the scene: [[spoiler: Bowie is playing a detective named Philip Jeffries, who despite missing for 2 years, randomly appears in Gordon's office and begins to ramble about ''something'', in regards to JUDY (aka The Experiment) and the "convenient store" (arguably referring to the Woodsmen) before collapsing his head on the table in despair and mentions "the ring" (arguably the Owl ring) and as Gordon and Cooper try to get everything in check, the room's lights flicker and quietly saying the month and year (February 1989) and vanishing once more]].
** ''The Missing Pieces'' makes it worse as [[spoiler: Jeffries was at a hotel in Buenos Aries before vanishing and ending up at Gordon's office two years later. When he vanishes again back to his time, he's ''bleeding from the mouth, shocked and terrified'', as he's scared the bellhop and a maid. Bowie's terrified and confused screaming makes it worse]].
* The [[spoiler: rape scene where Laura finds out Bob possessed her father.]]
* The entire last 15 minutes or so of the movie, which depict Laura's grisly demise.

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* Just about 90% of the movie, but notably the Music/DavidBowie [[OneSceneWonder scene.]]
** The Music/DavidBowie scene is arguably way more terrifying when you put into context that ''[[spoiler: it foreshadows a lot of the events of The Return]]'', in particular [[spoiler: the idea of JUDY]].
** Those unfamiliar with the scene: [[spoiler: Bowie is playing a detective named Philip Jeffries, who despite missing for 2 years, randomly appears in Gordon's office and begins to ramble about ''something'', in regards to JUDY (aka The Experiment) and the "convenient store" (arguably referring to the Woodsmen) before collapsing his head on the table in despair and mentions "the ring" (arguably the Owl ring) and as Gordon and Cooper try to get everything in check, the room's lights flicker and quietly saying the month and year (February 1989) and vanishing once more]].
** ''The Missing Pieces'' makes it worse as [[spoiler: Jeffries was at a hotel in Buenos Aries before vanishing and ending up at Gordon's office two years later. When he vanishes again back to his time, he's ''bleeding from the mouth, shocked and terrified'', as he's scared the bellhop and a maid. Bowie's terrified and confused screaming makes it worse]].
* The [[spoiler: rape scene where Laura finds out Bob possessed her father.]]
* The entire last 15 minutes or so of the movie, which depict Laura's grisly demise.
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* The entire last 15 minutes or so of the movie, which depict Laura's grisly demise.


* Just about 90% of ''Fire Walk With Me'', but notably the Music/DavidBowie [[OneSceneWonder scene.]]
** The [[spoiler: rape scene where Laura finds out Bob possessed her father.]]
** The Music/DavidBowie scene is arguably way more terrifying when you put into context that ''[[spoiler: it foreshadows a lot of the events of The Return]]'', in particular [[spoiler: the idea of JUDY]].
** Those unfamiliar with the scene: [[spoiler: Bowie is playing a detective named Philip Jeffries, who despite missing for 2 years, randomly appears in Gordon's office and begins to ramble about ''something'', in regards to JUDY (aka The Experiment) and the "convenient store" (arguably referring to the Woodsmen) before collapsing his head on the table in despair and mentions "the ring" (arguably the Owl ring) and as Gordon and Cooper try to get everything in check, the room's lights flicker and quietly saying the month and year (February 1989) and vanishing once more]].
** ''The Missing Pieces'' makes it worse as [[spoiler: Jeffries was at a hotel in Buenos Aries before vanishing and ending up at Gordon's office two years later. When he vanishes again back to his time, he's ''bleeding from the mouth, shocked and terrified'', as he's scared the bellhop and a maid. Bowie's terrified and confused screaming makes it worse]].


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!! Fire Walk With Me
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* Just about 90% of the movie, but notably the Music/DavidBowie [[OneSceneWonder scene.]]
** The Music/DavidBowie scene is arguably way more terrifying when you put into context that ''[[spoiler: it foreshadows a lot of the events of The Return]]'', in particular [[spoiler: the idea of JUDY]].
** Those unfamiliar with the scene: [[spoiler: Bowie is playing a detective named Philip Jeffries, who despite missing for 2 years, randomly appears in Gordon's office and begins to ramble about ''something'', in regards to JUDY (aka The Experiment) and the "convenient store" (arguably referring to the Woodsmen) before collapsing his head on the table in despair and mentions "the ring" (arguably the Owl ring) and as Gordon and Cooper try to get everything in check, the room's lights flicker and quietly saying the month and year (February 1989) and vanishing once more]].
** ''The Missing Pieces'' makes it worse as [[spoiler: Jeffries was at a hotel in Buenos Aries before vanishing and ending up at Gordon's office two years later. When he vanishes again back to his time, he's ''bleeding from the mouth, shocked and terrified'', as he's scared the bellhop and a maid. Bowie's terrified and confused screaming makes it worse]].
* The [[spoiler: rape scene where Laura finds out Bob possessed her father.]]

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* While the killing of the couple in New York was shown very briefly and vaguely, the third episode shows how their bodies were found. They look like their heads were cut open, and ''everything'' inside was removed, leaving just skin. All the while barely moving the bodies, as they were still holding each other.

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** [[spoiler: During Jimmy Scott's ethereal performance of "Sycamore Trees", The Man From Another Place slowly turns to stare at Cooper...[[OhCrap and, thanks to Cooper's position in the room,]] [[TheFourthWallWillNotProtectYou the viewer]]. Made even worse by [[SensoryAbuse the strobe lights that kick on right after Jimmy starts singing]].]]


** [[spoiler:Diane's FaceHeelTurn]], or as we are led to believe. [[spoiler:She was actually a Doppelgänger that was in place of the real Diane the entire time with her memories and thoughts, bringing the character's entire interaction with Cole, Albert, and Tammy frightening with this now in mind.]]

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** [[spoiler:Diane's FaceHeelTurn]], or as we are led to believe. [[spoiler:She was actually a Doppelgänger tulpa that was in place of the real Diane the entire time with her memories and thoughts, bringing the character's entire interaction with Cole, Albert, and Tammy frightening with this now in mind.]]


!! Original run (Seasons 1 and 2, and FWWM)



!! Original run (Seasons 1 and 2, and FWWM)


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** [[spoiler: Hell, the time [[TheDogBitesBack Shelly shoots him after having enough of his abuse]]. [[GoryDiscretionShot We don't see the bullet hit him, just a swinging lamp]]; the soundtrack doesn't help at all. Granted, [[NightmareRetardant he only got shot in the arm]], but still.]]
** [[spoiler: And before that, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvtJ4Y-wz9g Leo beating Shelly]] with [[ImprobableWeaponUser a bar of soap in a sock]], all because [[DisproportionateRetribution she lost his favorite shirt in the wash]]. And he even turns on the radio to drown out Shelly's inevitable screaming with [[SoundtrackDissonance some good old 50s-style rock and roll]]...for someone without a connection to the Black Lodge, [[HumansAreTheRealMonsters Leo's one Hell of a piece of work]], ain't he?]]


* [[spoiler: Leo's awakening]] midway through Season 2.

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* [[spoiler: Leo's awakening]] midway through Season 2.2, especially the [[spoiler: bit where he's [[AxCrazy looming over Shelly with an axe]], like something out of a SlasherFilm. Bonus points for [[HellIsThatNoise that scream he gives]] when Bobby stabs him in the leg]].


* For that matter '''everything''' about Richard Horne. From threatening to rape a woman aloud at the Roadhouse to attacking and robbing his grandmother, he is ''made'' of this trope. The worst thing he's done on-screen is arguably the scene where he killed a child in a hit and run incident ''in front of his mother'' (to which he felt absolutely no shame). If you think this is an exaggeration, check out [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZoUx6sMWp0 the scene where he ransacked his aforementioned grandmother's house]] (special mention goes to his nightmare-inducing facial expressions).

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* For that matter '''everything''' about Richard Horne. From threatening to rape a woman aloud at the Roadhouse to attacking and robbing his grandmother, he is ''made'' of this trope. The worst thing he's done on-screen is arguably the scene where he killed a child in a hit and run incident ''in front of his the kid's mother'' (to which he felt absolutely no shame).shame). After a woman notices Richard as the driver, he goes to her home and beats her nearly to death. If you think this is an exaggeration, check out [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZoUx6sMWp0 the scene where he ransacked his aforementioned grandmother's house]] (special mention goes to his nightmare-inducing facial expressions).

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** BOB's ''voice'' alone is pretty terrifying. When BOB [[spoiler:talks to Cooper in the Black Lodge before taking Windom Earle's soul, his voice sounds strangled and almost animalistic. And that is to say nothing of BOB's EvilLaugh which sounds like an angry dog barking. For an actor that was hired on a whim, Frank Silva is really good at selling us on BOB's character as a force of pure malevolence.]]

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** What makes BOB [[spoiler: posessing Leland so utterly terrifying is that Leland '''IS''' a NiceGuy and a loving father to Laura. He's a normal every man who ''knows'' BOB has a hold of him and can't stop himself from harming those he loves]].

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** The Music/DavidBowie scene is arguably way more terrifying when you put into context that ''[[spoiler: it foreshadows a lot of the events of The Return]]'', in particular [[spoiler: the idea of JUDY]].
** Those unfamiliar with the scene: [[spoiler: Bowie is playing a detective named Philip Jeffries, who despite missing for 2 years, randomly appears in Gordon's office and begins to ramble about ''something'', in regards to JUDY (aka The Experiment) and the "convenient store" (arguably referring to the Woodsmen) before collapsing his head on the table in despair and mentions "the ring" (arguably the Owl ring) and as Gordon and Cooper try to get everything in check, the room's lights flicker and quietly saying the month and year (February 1989) and vanishing once more]].
** ''The Missing Pieces'' makes it worse as [[spoiler: Jeffries was at a hotel in Buenos Aries before vanishing and ending up at Gordon's office two years later. When he vanishes again back to his time, he's ''bleeding from the mouth, shocked and terrified'', as he's scared the bellhop and a maid. Bowie's terrified and confused screaming makes it worse]].

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