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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14. Sarah Palmer

If you want to see how seriously this frequently odd and deliberately silly show took the murder of a child that drove it, look no further than the agony etched into the face of that child's mother. As played by Grace Zabriskie, Sarah Palmer is all wide eyes and frizzy hair — like the shock of losing her daughter was so profound it literally electrocuted her. But she also looked tired, sickly, like she'd  slowly been rotted away by the evil she'd unwittingly lived with all these years. Whether sobbing into a phone or screaming herself awake from a nightmarish vision of the killer, her pain was palpable.

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