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True Detective 

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Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.

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 Mayor Austin Chessani 7 episodes, 2015
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 Police Chief Holloway 7 episodes, 2015
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 Lieutenant Kevin Burris 7 episodes, 2015
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 Detective Lutz 6 episodes, 2014
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 Cathleen 6 episodes, 2014
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 Detective Elvis Ilinca 6 episodes, 2015
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 Gena Brune 6 episodes, 2015
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 Osip Agronov 6 episodes, 2015
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 Audrey Hart 6 episodes, 2014
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 Ernst Bodine 6 episodes, 2015
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 Jacob McCandless 6 episodes, 2015
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 Detective Wayne Hays 6 episodes, 2018-2019
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 Roland West 6 episodes, 2018-2019
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 Amelia Reardon 6 episodes, 2018-2019
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 Freddy Burns 6 episodes, 2018-2019
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 Detective Teague Dixon 5 episodes, 2015
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 Detective Demma 5 episodes, 2014
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 Katherine Davis 5 episodes, 2015
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 Athena Bezzerides 5 episodes, 2015
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 Detective Favre 5 episodes, 2014
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 Richard Geldof 4 episodes, 2015
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 Cynthia Woodrugh 4 episodes, 2015
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 Detective 4 episodes, 2014
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 Tony Chessani 4 episodes, 2015
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 Commander Floyd Heschmeyer 4 episodes, 2015
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 Michael Bulgari 4 episodes, 2015
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 Maisie Hart 4 episodes, 2014
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 Frankie Boyle 4 episodes, 2018-2019
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 Eliot Bezzerides 3 episodes, 2015
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 Dr. Irving Pitlor 3 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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 James O'Neal 3 episodes, 2015
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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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 Veronica Chessani 3 episodes, 2015
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 Betty Chessani 3 episodes, 2015
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 Erica Jonson 3 episodes, 2015
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 Commander Speece 3 episodes, 2014
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 Danielle Delvayo 3 episodes, 2015
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 Gonzales #1 3 episodes, 2015
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 Billy Lee Tuttle 2 episodes, 2014
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 Mrs. Harris 2 episodes, 2015
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 Will Davidson 2 episodes, 2015
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 Ventura County Medical Examiner 2 episodes, 2015
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 Steve Mercer 2 episodes, 2015
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Storyline

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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We get the world we deserve. (Season 2) See more »


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Trivia

Although the second season is set in California, and the characters that Farrell, McAdams, and Kitsch play are supposedly Americans - none of the actors are american in real life. Colin Farrell is Irish, And Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch are canadians. 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 »

Quotes

Detective Rust Cohle: Life's barely long enough to get good at one thing. So be careful what you get good at.
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Connections

Referenced in Imaginary Fiend (2015) See more »

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Far From Any Road
By The Handsome Family
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Amazingly haunting and beautiful
20 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

Of course, I knew that HBO was putting this out there. What I didn't expect was to be hooked from the opening titles. Atmospheric, moody, moving at the laconic pace of South (not to be confused with slow). We, as viewers, are watching the story unfold just as the characters do. Harrelson and McConaughey are simply and elegantly perfect, playing off of each other to the perfect degree. The cinematography is stellar, as is the story as it begins to unfold. I had no idea what I was in for when I turned it on, but I'm hooked, and can't wait for the next and the next and the next...secrets abound, tantalizing clues are everywhere, but where do they lead. I'm can't wait to find out.


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