True Detective Weekly

A weekly discussion of HBO's crime drama anthology

Join us every week as we discuss the latest episode of HBO's crime drama anthology, True Detective. We love the promise of a new story and cast every season, and we’ll share our own thoughts as well as comments from listeners and our forums. And after Season 2 concludes, we’ll follow it up with a rewatch of Season 1. Send in your thoughts to!

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Episode 8:
Omega Station

August 11, 2015 True Detective Season 2 is over, and it went out with a bang. Well, lots of bangs. It was an unusual season, and an unusual season finale—and as it turns out, we had more than a few conflicting thoughts about it. Tune in, then let us know what you thought!

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August 4, 2015 In the penultimate episode of True Detective season two, every step someone takes towards the truth, the tighter the noose cinches around their neck. When each character finds who is holding their rope, will they charge at them with full force, hunker down and ride it out, or burn everything down? Join us for a discussion of True Detective's "Black Maps and Motel Rooms."

July 27, 2015 With an impressive infiltration-gone-wrong setpiece spanning much of its final third, this episode of True Detective Season 2 was among our favorite yet. The investigation chugged along, and our principal characters got to dive into some heady emotional material (well, maybe not Paul). We're only two episodes away from the end, and it feels like we're well on our way to wrapping things up.

July 21, 2015 After last week's climactic gun battle, pieces of the mystery are coming together like they never have before. It's a big reset for True Detective Season 2—for its characters, for their investigation, and for the show as a whole. And that feels refreshing in many ways—but is it too much of a good thing?

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