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True Detective: Season 1

1x03 The Locked Room

  • 2014-01-27T02:00:00+00:00 on HBO
  • 58 mins
  • Cary Joji Fukunaga
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama

A hidden image at the burned-out church leads Cohle and Hart to Joel Theriot, a tent-revival minister whose parishioners finger a scarred “tall man” seen with Dora Lange. Brought in for interrogation, a sex offender matching the description is quickly dismissed by Cohle, despite offering a confession. Hart gets sidetracked after Maggie sets Cohle up with a friend at a C&W bar. Looking to establish a pattern of murder, Cohle pores over old case files, finding a connection with a woman assumed to have drowned years earlier.