Worst & Best True Detective Episodes/List

Title: True Detective
Genre: US Crime
Series: 3
Episodes: 24
Runtime: 55 min
First Transmission: 2014-2019
Channel: HBO

A seasonal anthology series.

 

Episode Rankings

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Full Episode Guide

Key:-
Blue episodes rated above par.
Brown episodes rated below par.

Series One

#1 The Long Bright Dark (2014) –
Detective partners Rust Cohle and Martin Hart recap one of their very first cases.
#2 Seeing Things (2014) –
Cohle and Hart travel around trying to track down leads to their case.
#3 The Locked Room (2014) –
Cohle’s theory becomes increasingly more convincing than ever.
#4 Who Goes There (2014) –
The detectives are led to a motorcycle gang called the Iron Crusaders.
#5 The Secret Fate of All Life (2014) –
Hart and Cohle share the spoils of a solved case.
#6 Haunted Houses (2014) –
Cohle’s activities in 2002, when his partnership with Hart disintegrated and he quit the force, are recalled by Maggie.
#7 After You’ve Gone (2014) –
Hart and Cohle investigate a series of disappearances that may be related to the Dora Lange murder and the Tuttle family.
#8 Form and Void (2014) –
An overlooked detail provides Hart and Cohle with an important new lead in their cold case.

Series Two

#9 The Western Book of the Dead (2015) –
A bizarre murder brings together three police officers.
#10 Night Finds You (2015) –
Ray, Ani, and Paul are assigned to Casper’s murder case.
#11 Maybe Tomorrow (2015) –
Paul works the prostitute angle.
#12 Down Will Come (2015) –
The detail works a pawn-shop lead to close in on a suspect in the Caspere case
#13 Other Lives (2015) –
Ani and Paul go to the coast to follow a lead.
#14 Church in Ruins (2015) –
Frank meets with Mexican drug dealers.
#15 Black Maps and Motel Rooms (2015) –
Ray, Ani and Paul untangle a dark mystery.
#16 Omega Station (2015) –
Ray and Ani attempt to escape their desperate situation while Frank ties up some loose ends.

Series Three

#17 The Great War and Modern Memory (2019) –
A young brother and sister disappear, leading to a frantic search.
#18 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (2019) –
Wayne and Roland learn of a potential suspect.
#19 The Big Never (2019) –
The search for Julie brings Wayne and Amelia together again.
#20 The Hour and the Day (2019) –
Tensions in West Finger reach boiling point.
#21 If You Have Ghosts (2019) –
Wayne makes a discovery.
#22 Hunters in the Dark (2019) –
Wayne and Roland revisit the Purcell case to uncover previously hidden clues. 
#23 The Final Country (2019) –
The Purcell case is deemed solved, but is it?
#24 Now Am Found (2019) –
The truth behind the Purcell case is finally revealed.