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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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Series cast summary:
...  Detective Rust Cohle 8 episodes, 2014
...  Detective Ray Velcoro 8 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Marty Hart 8 episodes, 2014
...  Detective Ani Bezzerides 8 episodes, 2015
...  Maggie Hart 8 episodes, 2014
...  Officer Paul Woodrugh 8 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Maynard Gilbough 8 episodes, 2014
...  Jordan Semyon 8 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Thomas Papania 8 episodes, 2014
...  Frank Semyon 8 episodes, 2015
...  Nails 8 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Wayne Hays 8 episodes, 2019
...  Roland West 8 episodes, 2019
...  Amelia Reardon 8 episodes, 2019
...  Henry Hays 8 episodes, 2019
...  Mayor Austin Chessani 7 episodes, 2015
...  Blake Churchman 7 episodes, 2015
...  Police Chief Holloway 7 episodes, 2015
...  Lieutenant Kevin Burris 7 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Lutz 6 episodes, 2014
...  Ivar 6 episodes, 2015
...  Cathleen 6 episodes, 2014
...  Detective Elvis Ilinca 6 episodes, 2015
...  Gena Brune 6 episodes, 2015
...  Osip Agronov 6 episodes, 2015
...  Felicia 6 episodes, 2015
...  Emily 6 episodes, 2015
...  Audrey Hart 6 episodes, 2014
...  Ernst Bodine 6 episodes, 2015
...  Jacob McCandless 6 episodes, 2015
...  Major Ken Quesada 5 episodes, 2014
...  Detective Teague Dixon 5 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Demma 5 episodes, 2014
...  Katherine Davis 5 episodes, 2015
...  Athena Bezzerides 5 episodes, 2015
Lera Lynn ...  Singer 5 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Favre 5 episodes, 2014
...  Henry Hays / ... 5 episodes, 2019
...  Lisa Tragnetti 4 episodes, 2014
...  Richard Geldof 4 episodes, 2015
...  Cynthia Woodrugh 4 episodes, 2015
Tony Molina Jr. ...  Detective 4 episodes, 2014
...  Tony Chessani 4 episodes, 2015
...  Chad Velcoro 4 episodes, 2015
...  Commander Floyd Heschmeyer 4 episodes, 2015
...  Michael Bulgari 4 episodes, 2015
Meghan Wolfe ...  Maisie Hart 4 episodes, 2014
...  Frankie Boyle 4 episodes, 2019
...  Eliot Bezzerides 3 episodes, 2015
...  Dr. Irving Pitlor 3 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Mark Daughtry 3 episodes, 2014
...  Errol Childress 3 episodes, 2014
...  Steve Geraci 3 episodes, 2014
...  James O'Neal 3 episodes, 2015
...  Audrey Hart 3 episodes, 2014
...  Detective Ted Bertrand 3 episodes, 2014
...  Miguel Gilb 3 episodes, 2015
...  Armin 3 episodes, 2015
...  Leonid 3 episodes, 2015
...  Detective Jimmy Dufrene 3 episodes, 2014
...  Veronica Chessani 3 episodes, 2015
...  Betty Chessani 3 episodes, 2015
...  Richard Brune 3 episodes, 2015
...  Erica Jonson 3 episodes, 2015
Don Yesso ...  Commander Speece 3 episodes, 2014
...  Danielle Delvayo 3 episodes, 2015
...  Gonzales #1 3 episodes, 2015
Robert Renderos ...  Gonzales #2 3 episodes, 2015
...  Stan 3 episodes, 2015
...  Lori 3 episodes, 2019
...  Margaret 3 episodes, 2019
...  Billy Lee Tuttle 2 episodes, 2014
...  Eddie Velcoro 2 episodes, 2015
...  Beth 2 episodes, 2014
...  Joel Theriot 2 episodes, 2014
...  Danny Fontenot / ... 2 episodes, 2014
...  Charlie Lange 2 episodes, 2014
...  Robert Doumain 2 episodes, 2014
...  Reggie Ledoux 2 episodes, 2014
...  Danny Santos 2 episodes, 2015
...  Mrs. Harris 2 episodes, 2015
...  Lacey Lindel 2 episodes, 2015
...  Lucy 2 episodes, 2014
...  Vera Machiado 2 episodes, 2015
...  Maisie Hart 2 episodes, 2014
...  Agnes 2 episodes, 2015
...  Jew Diamond Dealer 2 episodes, 2015
...  Bart Sallis 2 episodes, 2015
...  Lenny Tyler 2 episodes, 2015
Stevin Knight ...  Dan Howser 2 episodes, 2015
...  Ginger 2 episodes, 2014
...  Will Davidson 2 episodes, 2015
...  Ventura County Medical Examiner 2 episodes, 2015
...  Steve Mercer 2 episodes, 2015
...  Catalast Executive / ... 2 episodes, 2015
...  Jay Bunda 2 episodes, 2019
...  Aspen Conroy 2 episodes, 2015
...  State Police Receptionist 2 episodes, 2019
...  Detective Richard Kitting 2 episodes, 2019
...  Dan O'Brien 2 episodes, 2019
...  Fran 2 episodes, 2019
...  Man #5 2 episodes, 2019
...  Shelly 2 episodes, 2019
...  Mike Ardoin 2 episodes, 2019
James Michael Smith ...  Diner Patron / ... 2 episodes, 2019
...  Foreman 2 episodes, 2019
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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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Touch darkness and darkness touches you back. (Season 1) See more »


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Trivia

Vince Vaughn and Rachel McAdams star in season 2, they also starred together in Wedding Crashers (2005). 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: This... This is what I'm talking about. This is what I mean when I'm talkin' about time, and death, and futility. All right, there are broader ideas at work, mainly what is owed between us as a society for our mutual illusions. Fourteen straight hours of staring at DB's, these are the things ya think of. You ever done that? You look in their eyes, even in a picture, doesn't matter if they're dead or alive, you can still read 'em. You know what you see? They welcomed it... Not at first, but... ...
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Referenced in Rush Hour: Assault on Precinct 7 (2016) See more »

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Young Men Dead
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HBOs True Detective looks like another winner.
13 January 2014 | by 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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