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"Episode 11", or, "Laura's Secret Diary" is the fourth episode of Season 2 of Twin Peaks, and the twelfth episode of the series as a whole. It originally aired October 20th, 1990.


Pull out of a tunnel of straw to see many identical tunnels, which resolve into the holes in ceiling tiles. Harry shakes Leland out of a daze. Harry interrogates Leland about his visit to the hospital. Leland believed that Jacques killed Laura because he had been arrested. Leland confesses that he killed Jacques.

Walking down the hallway, Dr. Hayward tells Cooper that no parent should bury their child. Cooper asks if he approves of Leland's actions. Andy asks Dr. Hayward about his sperm. Dr. Hayward gives him a tube to fill. On his way, Andy bumps into Lucy. He is carrying a copy of Flesh World.

Harry tells Cooper that the judge will arrive that day. Harry reports that the county records show no one by the name of Robertson living in the white house, but they have a current address for the last occupants. Andy drops his tube. Cooper asks about his boots, which he bought from the one-armed man.

A hotel employee tells Ben that the travel writer M. T. Wentz will be visiting Twin Peaks. Ben tells her that he wants hourly updates from registration. Jean is waiting in Ben's office. He shows the video of the bound Audrey. Jean explains that he is just the messenger. He says that the business is being run by pickpockets and fools. He offers his assistance. He explains that he wants Cooper to bring the ransom in cash. He tells Ben to expect a call at noon the next day. Ben orders an assistant to find Agent Cooper for him.

Donna picks up a tray from the Double R Diner. Hank compliments her. Norma tells Hank about M. T. Wentz. Hank is very excited, and leaves to pick up flowers, tablecloths, and candles. He tells her to ask Big Ed to recommend their diner to any unfamiliar motorists.

Donna and Harold drink white wine and toast to Laura. Harold reads from Laura's diary. Donna suggests they give the diary to the sheriff. Harold insists that there are no solutions in it, and that Laura gave it to him. Harold says that people from the outside tell him their stories.

Cooper watches Audrey's video in Ben's office. Ben says that Cooper and Audrey had a special relationship, and asks Cooper to deliver the $125k.

Josie returns home with many shopping bags. Josie apologizes for disappearing. Pete tells her that Catherine died in the fire, but they haven't found the body, he says they'll have the service in a few days.

Emory drags the drugged Audrey into Blackie's office, where Jean waits. She tells him that Emory hit her. Jean tells her that she'll be fine as long as she is with Jean. Jean shoots Emory and hugs the sobbing Audrey.

Andy approaches Lucy, who yells at him about the magazine. Cooper asks Lucy to spill the beans. She explains her history with Andy and Dick Tremayne. She says she has no idea what she wants. Harry says they've been down this road before. Cooper asks Harry confidentially for a Bookhouse Boy.

A stranger enters the Double R Diner. Norma tried to make the restaurant seem fancy. Hank steals the stranger's wallet.

Maddy and Donna meet in a booth. Donna insists that she is not angry over Maddy's relationship with James, and asks for her help retrieving Laura's diary from Harold.

Hank discovers that the stranger is the district attorney.

Harry meets Josie at her living room. She shows him a scandalous new dress. She says she left town because she was afraid. She rebukes Harry for his suspicions. She has Harry tear her shawl and make love to her. The Asian man watches through the window.

Judge Sternwood enters the stationhouse. He gives Lucy a hug. Harry enters, and the judge asks what his lady trouble is. Harry introduces Cooper to the judge. Dick offers Lucy enough cash to get an abortion. She tells him to leave. Andy hears her crying.

The judge talks to Leland. He tells Leland that they will raise a glass together in Valhalla. The prosecutor has not arrived, so Leland will spend the night in jail. Sternwood's beautiful law clerk picks him up to take him to the Winnebago.

Ben greets contestants for a beauty contest. The hotel clerk checks in a mysterious stranger.

Josie introduces the Asian man to Pete as her cousin Jonathan. When Pete leaves, Jonathan tells Josie that her business is almost done, and she's expected back in Hong Kong.

Cooper meets Harry at the roadhouse. Harry says he's the man.

There is a knock on the diner door. Hank answers, but no one is there. The lights go out, and Jonathan is standing in the middle of the room. He fights Hank, and holds his hand as a blood brother. He says next time, he'll take Hank's head off.

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