Season 1 Episodes

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Form and Void

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 3/9/2014
From HBO: (Season Finale) An overlooked detail provides Hart and Cohle with an important new lead in their 17-year-old case.
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After You’ve Gone

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 3/2/2014
From HBO: Hart (Woody Harrelson) and Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) forge a truce to probe a murky string of disappearances that tie to the symbology of the Dora Lange murder and the Tuttle family.
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Haunted Houses

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 2/23/2014
From HBO: Maggie (Michelle Monaghan) sheds light on Cohle’s activities in 2002, when his relationship with Hart fractured and he quit the force.
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The Secret Fate of All Life

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 2/16/2014
From HBO: Hart and Cohle share the spoils of a solved case; Papania (Tory Kittles) and Gilbough (Michael Potts) confront the detectives with troubling new intelligence.
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Who Goes There

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 2/9/2014
From HBO: Hart (Woody Harrelson) and Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) follow a series of dangerous leads in an effort to locate prime suspect Reggie Ledoux.
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The Locked Room

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 1/26/2014
From HBO: 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.
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Seeing Things

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 1/19/2014
From HBO: Under pressure to land a suspect in the Lange murder, Quesada warns Hart and Cohle that they might be replaced by three detectives from a new task force.
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Pilot: The Long Bright Dark

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 1/12/2014
From HBO: The series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as Louisiana detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, whose lives collide and entwine during a 17-year hunt for a killer, ranging from the original investigation of a bizarre murder in 1995 to the reopening of the case in 2012.