True Detective Season 3

Premiere Date, Episode List

True Detective season 3 started airing on Sunday, January 13, 2019. Subscribe below for season Three fan alert to get a short reminder email the day of the season finale - Feb 24, 2019. Get a brief email if and when the next season is announced. Make sure to come back to where we’ll have season recap and discussion.

List of Episodes

S3E1 The Great War and Modern Memory

S3E2 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

S3E3 The Big Never

S3E4 The Hour and the Day

S3E5 If You Have Ghosts

S3E6 Hunters in the Dark

S3E7 The Final Country

most recent episode S3E8 Now Am Found

How many episodes are in season 3 of True Detective?

The season consists of 8 episodes.


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Woody Harrelson talks True Detective and season 2: 'I was kind of disappointed' - Entertainment Weekly News - via Ew

When asked by Geist if he would ever consider a True Detective comeback — he costar Matthew McConaughey earned rave reviews for their performances as Louisiana homicide detectives — Harrelson admits the chances are slim.

True Detective's stellar third season will restore your faith in the series - Ars Technica - via Arstechnica

This season has many of the elements that made the first installment so enjoyable: a mysterious cold case in a brooding, atmospheric setting; a community harboring lots of secrets; hints of occult symbols; conflict and violence simmering just below the surface; and a detective tormented by regret and personal demons. It also has another partnership for the ages in Hays and West, with an inevitable undercurrent of racial tension running through their complicated friendship. (During one particularly testy exchange, Hays dares his partner to call him the 'N' word: "Go ahead. Say it." West responds, "Nah. But I want you to know I'm thinking it.")

'True Detective' star Stephen Dorff got a kick out of reading season 3 fan theories online, and his dad even had one - via Businessinsider

The theories that people come up with about what's going on in the show, and who is the killer is, have become part of the fun of watching. Heck, there was even a hot take in this season's story arc: the podcaster who visited Wayne Hays thinks his case is related to the one focused on in the first season of the show.

True Detective season 4: Will there be another series? - Express - via Express

The critics’ consensus reads: “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.”

Are Seasons 1-3 of True Detective on Netflix? - What's on Netflix - via Whats-on-netflix

It’s safe to say the relationship between HBO and Netflix is non-existent, even in countries outside of the United States. No other HBO show is available to stream on Netflix so sadly neither is True Detective.

Previously on True Detective: Frank, Ray and Ani weigh their options as Caspere's killer and the scope of corruption is revealed.

Critics Reviews

    Hays is a little bit gone a lot of the time, his emotions as bottled up as most of his thoughts. His eyes come alive when his mind is working through something, and they go dead when he’s angry. He’s too buttoned up for the showy soliloquys of a character like Matthew McConaughey’s Rust Cohle from True <...> - by Slant Magazine - Season 3 [Steven Scaife]

    For the record, they didn’t actually fight side by side in Vietnam. But Wayne Hays (Ali) was infamous for his tracking skills in the Jungle, where he received the nickname “Purple Haze”. Sarah Gadon is a reporter interviewing Wayne Hays in 2015. It turns out, she’s also doing some investigating <...> - by Heaven of Horror - Season 3 [Karina Adelgaard]

    Roger Ebert has attended international film festivals and events for almost half a century, from the Kolkata International Film Festival to the Academy Awards. In addition to his coverage, our contributors report the latest from Cannes, Telluride, Toronto, Sundance and other movie showcases world-wide. As in a lot of <...> - by Roger Ebert - Season 3 [Brian Tallerico]

    True Detective season 3 is a vast improvement over season 2, but it never quite matches the strength and memorability of season 1. Ali’s performance is (mostly) enough to keep you hooked, but don’t expect to come away from this with the same level of excitement generated by that very first run. Close, but <...> - by Slashfilm - Season 3 [Chris Evangelista]

    As BoJack’s parody indicates, this mode of “prestige” TV drama characterized by brooding bad boys wreaking awesome havoc while the women around them suffer has grown stale. Despite the glossy production values, movie-star name grabs, unhurried pace, and serial rather than episodic narrative, True <...> - by 4Columns - Season 3 [Lara Zarum]


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