On the podcast episode On Northern Exposure and Twin Peaks, we discussed a number of parallels between these two shows which both debuted in 1990. In general, our argument was that both shows shared several ingredients, but they were used by their respective chefs to create dishes that couldn’t have been seasoned more differently.
Rather than recap our discussion, we will illustrate a few ideas here by juxtaposing images from the two shows.
Building fonts + opening credit fonts:
Building fonts revisited:
A fish-out-of-water in a majestic pig sty:
Powwow at resort reception:
‘The pretty blond waitress named Shelly’:
‘The quiet guy in a leather jacket’:
‘The rich guy who owns half the town’:
‘The spunky pretty one with short hair’:
It’s not coffee or donuts; it’s coffee AND donuts: