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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Cast

Series cast summary:
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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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 Teague Dixon (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Ray Velcoro (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Nails (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Paul Woodrugh (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Richard Geldof (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Ani Bezzerides (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Frank Semyon (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Blake Churchman (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Detective Lutz (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Cathleen (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Elvis Ilinca (6 episodes, 2015)
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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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 Emily (5 episodes, 2015)
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 Jordan Semyon (5 episodes, 2015)
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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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 Ivar (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Ernst Bodine (4 episodes, 2015)
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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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 Commander Floyd Heschmeyer (3 episodes, 2015)
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 James O'Neal (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Jacob McCandless (3 episodes, 2015)
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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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 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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 Danny Santos (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Stan (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Bart Sallis (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Erica Jonson (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Will Davidson (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Dan Howser (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Osip Agronov (2 episodes, 2015)
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In 2012, Louisiana State Police Detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart are brought in to revisit a homicide case they worked in 1995. As the inquiry unfolds in present day through separate interrogations, the two former detectives narrate the story of their investigation, reopening unhealed wounds, and drawing into question their supposed solving of a bizarre ritualistic murder in 1995. The timelines braid and converge in 2012 as each man is pulled back into a world they believed they'd left behind. In learning about each other and their killer, it becomes clear that darkness lives on both sides of the law. Written by Rich28

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Trivia

Third time Mathew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson have acted together, the first being Edtv (1999) and the second being Surfer, Dude (2008). See more »

Goofs

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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HBOs True Detective looks like another winner.
13 January 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Ever since the Sopranos raised the bar, we have been treated to some great TV shows this past 10-15 years, & with True Detective, the latest offering from HBO, i think we might just have another beauty. When you have Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson playing the leads, the hope & expectation rises & judging by first viewing, they look like they wont disappoint. They are both very different characters, we get to know how they were in the 90s, and how they have changed into the present day, and how they both have individual issues. The overall feel of the show is a little dark, but the mood seems perfect for the show & the cast compliment this brilliantly so far. The bar as been set by a number of shows in recent times, but initial impressions, and with this duo leading the line, True Detective could well be right up there in the future.


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