Omega Station



Critic Consensus: A disappointing ending to a disappointing season, "Omega Station" was packed with incident but ultimately failed to tie together the many narrative strands of True Detective's second incarnation.

Episode Info

In the Season 2 finale, the identity of Caspere's killer is revealed and the trail of corruption is exposed as Frank, Ray and Ani plan their next moves.


Colin Farrell
as Ray Velcoro
Vince Vaughn
as Frank Semyon
Rachel McAdams
as Ani Bezzerides
Taylor Kitsch
as Paul Woodrugh
Kelly Reilly
as Jordan
Christopher Baker
as Blake Churchman
James Frain
as Kevin Burris
Ritchie Coster
as Austin Chessani
Jon Lindstrom
as Jacob McCandless
Timothy V. Murphy
as Osip Agranov
Vinicius Machado
as Tony Chessani
C.S. Lee
as Richard Geldof
Agnes Olech
as Veronica Chessani
Stevin Knight
as Dan Howser
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Critic Reviews for Omega Station

This episode, even more than the rest of the season, felt unhealthily obsessed with paternal angst, and the intensely emotional, frequently toxic relationship between fathers and sons.

Aug 10, 2015 | Full Review…

There was tension and surprise and excitement.

Aug 10, 2015 | Full Review…

It was the final montage that bothered me most of all.

Aug 10, 2015 | Full Review…

The true lesson of True Detective's 2.0 is that the average viewer can tolerate only so much unremitting darkness before they start craving the light.

Aug 10, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

After spending seven weeks weighing each episode on this scale - murder mystery vs. character study - it turns out True Detective Season 2 was neither.

Aug 9, 2015 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

I pronounce the detective story -- of a show, let me remind you, called True Detective -- a complete bust.

Aug 10, 2015 | Full Review…

"Omega Station" runs out of steam before it runs out of track.

Jan 13, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

"Omega Station" allowed for some predictable twists, and couldn't quite atone for any letdown.

Jun 15, 2018 | Full Review…

My big problem here is that the finale felt entirely disconnected from the rest of the show.

Aug 10, 2015 | Rating: 4.8/10 | Full Review…

This was an excellent finale episode filled with fine performances... and gorgeous lensing, including the train station sequence, the wide shots of Frank limping across Death Valley, and the overhead shots of the magnificent redwood forests.

Aug 10, 2015 | Full Review…