An American television crime drama series following the lives of two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, who become entangled during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana.

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Why do Reggie Ledoux and Errol call Rust “little priest”?

I found an interesting question on Reddit about Reggie Ledoux and Errol repeatedly calling Rust a "priest" in True Detective season 1: In the behind-the-scenes feature for Episode #5, Ledoux is ...
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Is True Detective (S2) based on “The Big Nowhere”?

I am one of that dying breed who likes movies but reads the book before, sometimes long before, the movie comes out. I was wondering if anyone has noticed that the characterizations and storyline in ...
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Baby at the end True Detective season 2

In the last scene of True Detective episode S02E08, Jordan Semyon and detective Ani Bezzerides have a baby. Where did this baby come from? Jordan wanted a baby, did she adopt a baby? Or is this baby ...
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Woodrugh's way of holding a gun is taken from where?

Woodrugh from the 2nd season of True Detective is a soldier, that is clear. The authors of the series love details and we can see a different way of charging, holding the gun and walking in a zone ...
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How many people did the killer actually kill in the 1st season of True Detective

So I lost counting of how many people the killer in the first season of True Detective killed in the end. There was a murder at the start. The girl was found in the woods. Soon after we heard about ...
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Where is the 2nd season of True detective set?

As we know, the 1st season of True Detective was set in the state of Louisiana and the teaser for season 2 shows some explicit shots of a particular place (the intermingled highways). I want to know ...
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What is the purpose of Rust's one-eye mirror?

In the 1st season of True Detective one of the very few things in Rust's apartment back in 1995 is a very small mirror, just large enough to reflect a single eye, which he repeatedly looks into during ...
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What was the galaxy formation Rust saw before confronting Erol Childress?

What was the galaxy formation Rust saw before confronting Erol Childress in True Detective S01E08? It was weird like out of the series. I guess it was some sort of hallucination, a product of Rust's ...
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Why are only two bodies made public in True Detective?

The 1st season of True Detective starts with the finding of Dora Lange's body, arranged with antlers and stuff. Also, later on, Papania and Gilbough suspect that Rust is behind the killings, based on ...
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Why does Rust keep checking for his pulse?

The character Rust, played by Mathew McConaughey in the TV series True Detective, Season 1, has quite a number of quirks or ticks. One of them is to check his pulse at times. His hand reaches out to ...
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What was the function of the Cop Uniforms?

In True Detective Episode 4, an undercover Cohle is made to prove his criminality by assisting Ginger and the Iron Crusaders lift a crack den, resulting in THAT sequence... But why do the Iron ...
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What are the points of overlap between True Detective and Twin Peaks?

I have found a few overlaps between True Detective and Twin Peaks: Plot is motivated by ritualistic murder of teenage girl Two investigators: one a member of the community, the other an interloper ...
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What is the basis of the information in Dora Lange's diary?

In season 1, episode 2 of True Detective, Detective Rustin Cohle reads Dora Lange's diary, and the phrases, "The Yellow King" and "Carcosa" stand out. What do these phrases mean? Do they have ...