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    on HBO Anyone watching it yet. looks like there's been three or four episodes so far. by buddy's got great things to say about it and we have similar tastes.

    True Detective is an American television anthology drama series on HBO created and written by Nic Pizzolatto, with the first season directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. Season one stars Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Potts, and Tory Kittles, and utilizes multiple timelines to trace two Louisiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division homicide detectives' hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana across seventeen years. The premiere season debuted on January 12, 2014 and will consist of eight episodes.[
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    Yes, I have been watching it from the get-go. Great story and great acting with McConaughey and Woody H. Every Sunday at 9 I tell the wife my story is on and make her leave me alone for an hour. Really good.
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    just found it. catching up with my HBOgo account. which will come in handy when walking dead comes back. can't be mucking up my sunday 9 o'clock time slot
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    Yep, I'm hooked. McConaughey plays the role perfectly, of a cynical, burned out on life cop, who has lived in his head too long. Harrelson is great , as usual.As the poster above stated this is my show also..My wife watched it last night with me for the first time and didn't like it..She said it was depressing and too morbid....I tell her it's tough being a cop..this is a very stark, raw no holds barred series, not at all uplifting, if that's what one wants...I think it is an outstanding show..
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    I am wondering if cops watch these cop shows, or are they too burned out by the reality they see every day. How about you Cop? I don't get HBO, but would probably like it. I have read all the Alex Cross books and the Jack Reacher series.
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    I am interested, will try to get to it on GO this weekend.
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    I've watched the first three episodes... Looks like it's going to be a good one!!!
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    Great show, have heard there are plans for another 8 episode series (with different actors/storyline)
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    My wife and I watch it. We like it. The back and forth between the past and now keeps you on your toes. You can't "just watch it", you have to really watch it.
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    Two words..... Alexandra Daddario
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    yes , great actress;)
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    This is possibly the best show I have ever seen. Incredible characters and story line. Can't wait for the next episode.

    There is one scene in context of the two characters, that may be the best I have ever scene.

    Hart: Do you ever wonder if you are a bad man.
    Cohle: I believe the world needs bad men to keep other bad men at the door.

    That may not be verbatim but it is the gist.

    I am no movie buff but this show is just so insanely deep and introspective. I always thought that Mcconaughey was a good actor but he is unreal in this show.
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    did anyone notice the crabber refrenced hurricane andrew. as a floridian i forgot about it's effect anywhere besides here
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    two of my favorite actors. The show has been outstanding. Both characters are terribly flawed and you can't take your eyes off of the unfolding story. I keep thinking that they are really building up to some pretty good twists or shocks. And yes, woody's girlfriend is extremely hot.
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    Both woodys girlfriend and his wife are pretty hot!
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    Yeah, he has a girlfriend, a wife and 2 daughters but goes on and on in the interviews that once a man reaches a certain age and does not have a family, it is hard to trust him and that once he has a family he is responsible for other people (all the while betraying his own family every chance he gets). The character seems very tightly wound as a result, at least partially, of this internal conflict. It is obvious from the state of each detective during the interviews that something really, really awful happened - something soul searing. I really like this show.
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    we had a three month freebie for hbo from dish. we kept it awhile, but just cancelled it. that show, seeing the previews, was one reason i wasn't sure i wanted to cancel
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    This series is so good, I would consider purchasing a boxed collection of the first season, which I have never done with any other TV series..

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