True Detective (2014– )

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The lives of two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, become entangled during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana.

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 Detective Rust Cohle (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Detective Marty Hart (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Maggie Hart (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Detective Maynard Gilbough (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Detective Thomas Papania (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Detective Lutz (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Cathleen (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Audrey Hart (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Major Ken Quesada (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Detective Demma (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Detective Favre (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Lisa Tragnetti (4 episodes, 2014)
Tony Molina Jr. ...
 Detective (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Maisie Hart (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Detective Mark Daughtry (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Errol Childress (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Steve Geraci (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Audrey Hart (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Detective Ted Bertrand (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Detective Jimmy Dufrene (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Commander Speece (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Billy Lee Tuttle (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Beth (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Joel Theriot (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Danny Fontenot / ... (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Charlie Lange (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Tina (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Robert Doumain (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Reggie Ledoux (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Lucy (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Maisie Hart (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Ginger (2 episodes, 2014)
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The lives of two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, become entangled during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana.

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Christian Bale and Jessica Chastain were pursued for lead roles in the second season of the show but both passed on the project due to the significant time commitment the show would've required. See more »

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Detective Rust Cohle is seen looking at his watch as it beeps. His watch is a mechanical dive watch without any digital components, and is unable to beep. See more »


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Amazing Show That Keeps You Wanting More!
31 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is fantastic. Both Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey are stellar and the rest of the cast are amazing. Every person gives meaning to there character. The story is dark but it never gets to dark. It adds some humor every now and then which is done well. Also there is not a lot of Action so if your looking for a Action filled series this is not for you. Dialogue is well written you can tell that a lot of time was put into the shows script. Cinematography is absolutely jaw dropping they have some beautiful shots in the first 3 episodes. There is 0 shaky cam for those that hate it. I hope this show has a long run because it's fantastic and it really stands out from the rest of the crime shows out right now. Overall I recommend this show to people that are looking for a stellar story. Absolutely brilliant 10/10

*Edit* 2/24/14: Just finished episode 6 and I like how this is all playing out. I am really looking forward to watching the rest of the season.

*Edit* 3/10/14: Now that True Detectives first season is over. I have to say that this season will go down as one of the best achievements in Television history. The amount of emotions this season had was unbelievable. Truly some of the best Television I have watched.


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