"Episode 15", or, "Drive With a Dead Girl" is the eighth episode of the second season of Twin Peaks and the sixteenth episode overall.
The white house is all lit up.
Leland putts balls off a green in the living room. Donna and James come over to say goodbye to Maddy. Leland tells them they just missed her. Sarah calls him up. Leland returns and tells James and Donna they can write Maddy. He adjusts his tie in the mirror, and BOB stares back at him. Leland packs his club into his golf bag with Maddy's body. He puts the top down on his convertible to drive away.
Ben brushes his teeth in jail. Jerry enters to pick him up. Jerry says he'll be handling Ben's case personally, as Leland is under suspicion of murder himself. Ben says he was with Catherine the night of Laura's death. Ben and Jerry reminisce about Louise Dombrowski dancing in their room with a flashlight when they were kids.
Lucy returns with her sister, Gwen, and the baby.
Cooper makes a voice note about the one armed man. Leland dances around the lobby with his golf club. Harry tells him that they've arrested Ben. Leland leaves to cry and laugh in the hallway. Cooper asks Leland to let him know if he remembers anything unusual about Ben's behavior the night of Laura's death. As soon as Harry and Cooper are out of sight, Leland resumes his dancing.
Dr. Hayward prepares to administer a blood test to Ben. Jerry protests Ben's treatment. Cooper recites Jerry's history with poorly practicing law. Cooper shows Laura's secret diary to Ben, the page where she says she will expose him. Ben tells Cooper he's way out of line. Ben and Jerry talk privately, and Jerry recommends he get a better lawyer.
Bobby listens to the tape and finds evidence of Ben's deal with Leo to set fire to the mill. He makes a copy of the tape to take to Ben. Leo breaks something and Bobby tells Shelly he has business ambitions.
Norma's mother, Vivian, visits her at the diner and eats a bite off a patron's plate. She introduces Norma to her new husband, Ernie. They will be at the Great Northern for a few days. He leaves her a betting tip.
Gerard shakes himself awake and asks his nurse for water. An officer walks in to check on him, and Gerard beats him over the head, then escapes out a window.
Hank enters the diner. She says he is 48 hours late. Vivian is helping in the back. Hank tries to explain his business and Norma softens. Vivian greets Hank. They all agree to have dinner together.
Pete visits Harry at the office. Harry is watching a woodpecker through his binoculars. Pete tells Harry that Josie is gone. Pete cries that he loved Josie. Harry tells Pete about her assistant, Pete connects the assistant with Jonathan. Cooper reports that Gerard is missing, and had knocked the deputy out. Andy enters to find Lucy watering the plants and carrying a baby. Andy faints.
Pete visits Ben in his cell. He plays a tape of Catherine's voice. She says she will testify on his behalf in exchange for his signing over the Ghostwood Estates project. Ben throws around the furniture in his cell.
Leland drives in his convertible, singing and swerving. Cooper and Harry pull him over. Leland says he remembers that he and Ben were working late the night Laura died, and that Ben stepped out of the room to have an angry phone conversation about a "dairy." Cooper surmises he must mean a diary. Harry answers Lucy on the police radio. Leland offers to show Cooper his new clubs. Harry says that they have found Gerard, so Cooper leaves. Leland adjusts his rear view mirror and BOB smiles at him.
Gwen tells Andy about her history with fainting. Andy tells Lucy about his new sperm test. Lucy does not confirm that Andy is the father.
The officers have Gerard in the same room as Ben. He says that Ben is not BOB. Jerry insists that they either charge Ben or let him go. Ben throws a fit. Cooper pulls Harry aside and tells him that he does not think Ben killed Laura. Harry says he does not want any more mumbo jumbo.
Norma, Hank, Vivian, and Ernie are finishing dinner. Norma and Vivian leave for the restroom. Hank and Ernie knew each other inside. Ernie says he met Vivian at a Republican fundraiser, and that she wants him to handle all her investments. Ernie says he's clean now, and that Vivian does not know his history. Hank asks to meet with Ernie later. The women come back, and Hank toasts the success of the newlyweds.
Cooper makes a voice note saying he's close. He grabs his gun to answer a knock at the door: it's Audrey. She asks if Ben did it. She says that he's ashamed of her. He stops her from saying something about One-Eyed Jack's. Cooper answers the phone. He leaves, and tells Audrey to go to her room and lock the door.
The forensic team pulls Maddy's body out of a plastic bag.
- Kyle MacLachlan as Special Agent Dale Cooper
- Michael Ontkean as Sheriff Harry S. Truman
- Madchen Amick as Shelly Johnson
- Dana Ashbrook as Bobby Briggs
- Richard Beymer as Benjamin Horne
- Lara Flynn Boyle as Donna Hayward
- Sherilyn Fenn as Audrey Horne
- Warren Frost as Dr. Will Hayward
- Peggy Lipton as Norma Jennings
- James Marshall as James Hurley
- Everett McGill as Big Ed Hurley (credit only)
- Jack Nance as Pete Martell
- Kimmy Robertson as Lucy Moran
- Ray Wise as Leland Palmer
- and Joan Chen as Jocelyn Packard (credit only)
- Piper Laurie as Mr. Tojamura / Catherine Martell (voice)
- Harry Goaz as Deputy Andy Brennan
- Michael Horse as Deputy Tommy "Hawk" Hill
- Sheryl Lee as Maddy Ferguson
Guest Starring Edit
- Grace Zabriskie as Sarah Palmer
- Chris Mulkey as Hank Jennings
- David Patrick Kelly as Jerry Horne
- James Booth as Ernie Niles
- Kathleen Wilhoite as Gwen Morton
- Jane Greer as Vivian Smythe Niles
Utility Stunts Edit