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That Long Shot of the Roadhouse--Possible Spoilers

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Posted by: Karen
Posted by: Kim Frostlind
Posted by: Jim Lane

In terms of the RH's geography, don't forget what LP says to Donna in FWWM when they're in the backroom:"Welcome to Canada."


As you can see in "Missing pieces", it's not the backroom of the roadhouse.
I used to think it was as well, but no. I guess they had to cut stuff, but it really doesn't feel like they have been travelling in FWWM.

They say "let's go" & they leave the RH. "Welcome to Canada" is to announce the location to the audience. TP is supposed to be 5 miles from the Canadian border, which is not a long car trip.

Maybe it's because I was 16 when I saw it for the first time, but I didn't realize that they were in a different place. So Missing pieces really cleared that up for me.

Posted : 25/06/2017 8:16 am
RR Diner Patron

Yeah i remember i thought the same, in FWWM i just assumed they went in a back room, but in the missing pieces was yrev very clear.. 

Posted : 25/06/2017 9:44 am
Town Visitor

I thought the sweeping looked like the dance of man from another place 

Posted : 26/06/2017 7:43 pm

I think it's the power of Lynch's dream-world that enticed me to see something not there (plus my half-asleep state at the time).  I'm thinking this scene might be "you must be this patient to watch this show" test - if you're willing to sit through three minutes of floor sweeping, you have what it takes to watch (and appreciate) the whole thing.

Posted : 27/06/2017 12:45 pm
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