2x11 Masked Ball
First Aired: Dec. 15, 1990 on ABC
Summary: Mrs. Briggs talks about her husband's disappearance into the woods. Nadine is put on the wrestling team, where she falls for Mike Nelson. James is hired by a mysterious wealthy woman named Evelyn Marsh. Dick takes on an orphan named Little Nicky. The case against Cooper will be handled by…
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James Hurley: I'm sorry?
Evelyn Marsh: Is there some place you're going to, or running from?
James Hurley: [laughs] You got the wrong guy. I'm alright.
Evelyn Marsh: Men are always alright. Right up until they pull the trigger. And then we watch the neighbors solemnly march out to the news cameras to tell us: "He was such a nice, quiet guy."
James Hurley: [chuckles] Well, I'm only quiet on the outside.
Evelyn Marsh: I can almost hear what's inside from here... Live nearby?
Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: Where did you hear that?
Special Agent Dale Cooper: Well, it was the last thing Major Briggs said to me before he disappeared.
Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: Cooper, you may be fearless in this world. But there are other worlds.
Special Agent Dale Cooper: Tell me more.
Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: My people believe that the White Lodge is a place where the spirits that rule man and nature reside. There is also a legend of a place called the Black Lodge. The shadow self of the White Lodge. Legend says that every spirit must pass through there on the way to perfection. There, you will meet your own shadow self. My people call it The Dweller on the Threshold.
Special Agent Dale Cooper: Dweller on the Threshold.
Deputy Tommy 'Hawk' Hill: But it is said that if you confront the Black Lodge with imperfect courage, it will utterly annihilate your soul.