Airdate: April 26, 1990
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27–Laura’s Funeral
Audrey is dressed in red standing in the hall as Cooper comes down the hallway for breakfast. They meet in the dining room and they eat together for a little bit until Truman and Lucy arrive. Cooper gets her to write her name down to find out if she wrote the note to him about One Eyed Jack’s. She explains what One Eyed Jack’s is and that Laura worked at the perfume counter with Ronette, Cooper figures. He also tells her that her personality leans toward romance because of the slant in her writing. Just then, Lucy and Truman walk up and sit and he asks Audrey to leave. Cooper then goes on to order two more coffees for the two newcomers and then orders a large dinner of cakes and ham. Truman asks about the killer and Cooper explains the night’s dream saying that the two of them were there (but they weren’t?). Cooper explains the story about Mike and BOB and the fact that Mike cut his arm off and that he also shot BOB. Cooper goes on to explain dreams and then tells them that it was 25 years later and he was in a room with a midget and a beautiful woman. He then says that she kissed him and he whispers the killer in his ear. The job is simple, “Break the code, solve the crime.” Suddenly, Andy comes onto the walkie-talkie and says there is a fight at the morgue.
At the morgue, Albert and Dr. Hayward fights and Albert explains that he has compassion coming out of his nose. Ben stops the fight and then the two cops show up to put a stop to another beginning fihgt. Then a fight ensues between Albert and Truman and Harry hits the FBI agent after Albert calls Truman a boob and a chowder head. Albert goes flying onto Laura’s body and then Truman leaves at the request of Cooper. Dale then forces Albert to release the body. The others leave and Cooper puts Laura’s arm back on her body.
Leland is getting a sedative and watching Invitation to Love as the doorbell rings and Laura’s cousin, Maddy, walks in. On the TV, someone is writing a suicide note.
At the Double R, Norma meets with Hank’s lawyer who could be released very soon and needs Hank’s help to get out of prison for being put in for man slaughter.
Cooper is watching a group of ducks on the lake as they walk to the Johnsons’ home. LEo is cutting wood and Cooper asks him a few questions. Leo says that he was on the road the night of Laura’s death and he had called from a pay phone to talk to Shelly.
At the Briggs, Bobby is looking at a crucifix when his father walks in to talk about funerals and how to deal with them. Major Briggs tells Bobby not to be afraid and he threatens to turn the entire thing upside down as his mother walks in asking if they are ready to go in a high chipper voice.
At the station, Hawk tells Cooper he can’t find the One Armed Man. Albert is in the conference room and gives him this info:
Cocaine found in diary
Cocaine in her system
Fibers of twine (two types) and also found at the train car, tied up twice on that night
Traces of soap
Wounds on neck and shoulder by bites of a bird
Small plastic artifact with the letter J on it.
Truman leaves the room when Andy walks in and Albert stops to talk to Cooper. He asks him to sign a form/report about the assault by Truman. Cooper refuses to sign and Albert becomes upset. He leaves and Cooper talks to Diane about purchasing a piece of property.
At Big Ed’s home, Nadine thanks him for the wonderful night the night before. James comes in and says he will not becoming to the funeral and then leaves the house.
At the Great Northern, Dr. Jacoby gets Johnny to take off his Indian tribal hat while Sylvia and Ben argue about their son as Audrey listens in a small section behind the wall.
At the funeral, a group of people stand around the coffin as the preacher prays. Cooper looks around and notices that James has appeared. The preacher ends his sermon with Johnny yelling, “Amen!” Just then Bobby turns things upside down by telling everyone that they all knew she was in trouble and that they all killed her! He then goes after James yelling that he will be a dead man and a group of men hold each of them back from fighting. As this happens, Leland breaks down crying and falls on the coffin as it goes up and down and Sarah calls after her husband asking him not to mess this up too.
That night at hte Double R, Shelly makes a joke about Leland falling on the coffin and uses a napkin holder to show two men what happened. Cooper comes in and sits down with them. Norma comes up and after she leaves, Cooper asks Ed how long she and Norma had been seeing each other. Truman, Hawk, and Ed tell him about The Bookhouse Boys who are there to fight an evil out in the woods. They then take Cooper to the Bookhouse. There, Cooper sees James and a number of others who have cuaght Jacques’ brother, a drug runner. Up at the Roadhouse, Jacques sees a flashing red light on top o the building and then runs to a pay phone to call Leo for help. Leo leaves the house just as Shelly arrives. She pulls a small handgun from her purse and hides it in the kitchen.
Cut to Pete’s home where Josie and Truman are talking. There is something wrong and Truman knows it, but Josie says nothing is wrong. She ends up telling him that something horrible is going to happen to her because of Catherine and Benjamin. Through the speaker monitor, Catherine is listening to their conversation. Josie goes to the safe to show Truman but now there is only one ledger, Catherine has the other. She hides it her desk as Pete comes in. She then tells Pete not to go into so much trouble to take a peek inside her safe.
At the graveyard, Cooper finds Dr. Jacoby at Laura’s grave. They talk briefly about the dead girl. Jacoby says that he is a terrible person because he doesn’t care about people’s problems anymore. He thought no one could ever reach him again and that Laura changed all that.
Back at Pete’s, Josie and Truman are holding each other and she explains her fears that Ben wants the land the mill is now on. Harry assures her that everything will be okay and they kiss and lay on the floor.
With a full moon in the sky, Cooper and Hawk are talking at the Great Northern. Hawk says he beleives in the soul becasue of a Blackfoot Legend–souls that give light to the mind and body and a wandering soul that walks in the Land of the Dead. Meanwhile, Leland starts to dance by himself requesting for someone to be his partner as the two cops toast to Laura and God’s speed. They take Leland away after the music stops and he breaks down crying. Leland says with tears, “Home….home….home….”