Lynch Mob: 30 Best 'Twin Peaks' Characters

From Laura Palmer to the Log Lady, these were the residents of David Lynch's otherwordly series that turned 'Twin Peaks' into a TV landmark

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20. The Giant/Room Service Waiter

What to make of this spirit of the Lodges and his doddering human host? Well, you can look at them just as visual gags, a level on which they work like a charm: the Giant showed up in The Simpsons' legendary Twin Peaks parody, while the Waiter's oblivious response to a critically wounded Agent Cooper in the Season Two premiere was one of the show's funniest bits. But it's the twosome's plaintive messages to Cooper when they bring him the bad news that Laura's killer has struck again that linger the longest. "It is happening again," says the Giant. "It is happening again," he repeats. And when it's over, the Waiter appears to console Cooper for a failure he doesn't even understand yet with three simple, devastating words: "I'm so sorry."

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