True Detective - Season 2, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

Down Will Come



Critic Consensus: Though the final scene of True Detective's "Down Will Come" was spectacular, the events hardly felt earned after a brooding, clunky hour of storytelling.

Episode Info

The detail works a pawn-shop lead to close in on a suspect in the Caspere case. Frank revisits his past to pay for his present. -- (C) HBO


Colin Farrell
as Ray Velcoro
Vince Vaughn
as Frank Semyon
Rachel McAdams
as Ani Bezzerides
Taylor Kitsch
as Paul Woodrugh
W. Earl Brown
as Teague Dixon
Ritchie Coster
as Austin Chessani
Michael Irby
as Elvis Ilinca
Leven Rambin
as Athena Bezzerides
David Morse
as Eliot Bezzerides
Afemo Omilami
as Holloway
James Frain
as Kevin Burris
Emily Rios
as Betty Chessani
Christopher Baker
as Blake Churchman
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Critic reviews for Down Will Come

Did this whole thing need a shot in the arm? Maybe. I just don't know if it has earned thousands of them.

July 13, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The final 10 minutes of continuous action were a welcome respite from a dialogue-heavy but still engaging first 45 minutes.

July 13, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…

True Detective is frequently a slog. Yet afterwards you can find it occupying your thoughts, scenes you didn't necessarily enjoy in the moment acquiring a peculiarly haunting afterglow.

July 13, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

I feel as though the show has declined episode by episode since the start of the season and tonight was the episode in which, for me at least, it really went over the edge.

July 13, 2015 | Full Review…

There was a lot of noise, and smoke, and bullets and yelling. People died, blood was splattered. Cars and busses crashed and I get that we, the audience, are supposed to be hanging in suspense for all of it but I just...cant?

July 13, 2015 | Full Review…

The show has more energy now than the entire season, and it's about time.

July 13, 2015 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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