True Detective (2014 - 2019)


True Detective

78%

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76%

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Series Info

An anthology crime drama written by novelist Nic Pizzolatto. In the third season, a retired detective reexamines a 35-year-old case involving the 1980 disappearance of two Arkansas children. The series begins with Louisiana investigators taking another look at a 1995 murder when a similar case occurs in 2012, while the second season involves the death of a California politician and his possible ties to a career criminal.

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Seasons

85%
Critics Consensus: Driven by Mahershala Ali's mesmerizing performance, True Detective's third season finds fresh perspective by exploring real world events -- though it loses some of the series' intriguing strangeness along the way.

2019, HBO, 8 episodes

62%
Critics Consensus: True Detective's second season stands on its own as a solid police drama, with memorable moments and resonant relationships outweighing predictable plot twists.

2015, HBO, 8 episodes

87%
Critics Consensus: In True Detective, performances by Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey reel the viewer in, while the style, vision and direction make it hard to turn away.

2014, HBO, 8 episodes