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True Detective

Series Summary
Law enforcement officers navigate a web of conspiracy to deal with a bizarre murder.

Air Dates: 2014 - Present

Genres: Crime drama

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Season 2, Ep. 3 : Maybe Tomorrow Jul 5, 2015

Paul works the prostitute angle; Frank receives the first casualty in a secret war, and steps back into a world he left behind.

  • Season 2, Ep. 2 : Night Finds You Jun 28, 2015

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    Ray and Ani investigate a victim's depraved background; Frank does his own investigation; Paul probes the Vinci police department.

  • Season 2, Ep. 1 : The Western Book of the Dead Jun 21, 2015

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    The disappearance of a city manager disrupts a lucrative land scheme and ignites a police investigation.

  • Season 1, Ep. 8 : Form and Void Mar 9, 2014

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    Hart and Cohle get a new lead in their 17-year-old case.

  • Season 1, Ep. 7 : After You've Gone Mar 2, 2014

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    Hart and Cohle investigate a string of disappearances that may be tied to the Dora Lange murder and the Tuttle family.

  • Season 1, Ep. 6 : Haunted Houses Feb 23, 2014

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    Maggie reveals Cohle's activities in 2002, when his relationship with Hart fractured and he quit the force.

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  • True Detective Season 2 may not be subtle ("this is my least favorite life," a performer mournfully sings at the Vinci bar.) But the actors provide enough light to make it worth navigating the gloom. show more

  • The sharpness of Season One gives way to the moodiness of Season Two. And, thus far (three episodes were made available), it’s hard to get a bead on where this is headed. show more

  • Season 2 of HBO's True Detective is almost entirely devoid of the lyrical dialogue, nonlinear storytelling, and treasure trove of literary references that crashed servers and launched a thousand subreddits (for the former, you’ll have to turn to the Lincoln commercials). It’s a straightforward pulpy neo-noir.... The performances are all top-notch and the pacing is brisk. show more

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Colin Farrell Confirms His 'True Detective' Season 2 Role

Posted by
Tim Hayne on Sep 22nd, 2014 12:00PM

Colin Farrell just let the cat out of the "True Detective" Season 2 bag. The actor, in eight little words, confirmed that he'll be starring in the second season of HBO's hit anthology series. "I'm ...

There's New 'True Detective' News, Including Elisabeth Moss As a Possible Lead

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Aug 5th, 2014 12:35PM

Elisabeth Moss may soon be surrounded by a different kind of "Mad Men." The actress is up for the female lead role in season 2 of HBO's "True Detective," according to The Wrap. The Golden Globe-w...

Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch Eye 'True Detective' Season 2

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jul 11th, 2014 2:30PM

In the dog days of summer, we sometimes feel very, very thirsty -- and not for a cool, refreshing beverage, but for any information about the upcoming second season of HBO's peerless mystery series ...

'True Detective' Creator 'Can't Imagine' Doing More Than Three Seasons

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 12th, 2014 3:30PM

"True Detective" fans may not want to get too used to seeing the HBO drama on their screens: The show's creator says he only wants to make three seasons of the drama. Speaking to reporters at the...

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