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True Detective

The Long Bright Dark (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-MA
TV Episode | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In 2012, former detective partners Rust Cohle and Martin Hart recap one of their very first cases together involving a serial killer, back in 1995.
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Writer
Nic Pizzolatto (created by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 12, 2014

Release date
Jan 12, 2014 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Matthew McConaughey
Detective Rust Cohle Detective Rust Cohle   See fewer
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Woody Harrelson
Detective Marty Hart Detective Marty Hart   See fewer
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Michelle Monaghan
Maggie Hart Maggie Hart   See fewer
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Michael Potts
Detective Maynard Gilbough Detective Maynard Gilbough   See fewer
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Tory Kittles
Detective Thomas Papania Detective Thomas Papania   See fewer
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Alexandra Daddario
Lisa Tragnetti Lisa Tragnetti   See fewer
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Kevin Dunn
Major Ken Quesada Major Ken Quesada   See fewer
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Clarke Peters
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Jay O. Sanders
Billy Lee Tuttle Billy Lee Tuttle   See fewer
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Christopher Berry
Danny Fontenot Danny Fontenot   See fewer
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Brad Carter
Charlie Lange Charlie Lange   See fewer
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Joe Chrest
Detective Demma Detective Demma   See fewer
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Jennifer K. Dawson
Erath Woman (as Jennifer Dawson) Erath Woman (as Jennifer Dawson)   See fewer
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J.D. Evermore
Detective Lutz (as JD Evermore) Detective Lutz (as JD Evermore)   See fewer
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Dana Gourrier
Cathleen Cathleen   See fewer
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Charleigh Bryant-Stelly
Anette (as Charleigh Harmon) Anette (as Charleigh Harmon)   See fewer
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Michael Harney
Steve Geraci (as Michael J. Harney) Steve Geraci (as Michael J. Harney)   See fewer
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Davi Jay
Gordon DiCillo Gordon DiCillo   See fewer
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Tony Molina Jr.
Detective (as Anthony Molina) Detective (as Anthony Molina)   See fewer
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Dane Rhodes
Detective Favre Detective Favre   See fewer
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Ron Clinton Smith
Sheriff Tate Sheriff Tate   See fewer
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Charley Vance
Erath Man Erath Man   See fewer
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Wanetah Walmsley
Marie Fontenot Marie Fontenot   See fewer
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Madison Wolfe
Audrey Hart Audrey Hart   See fewer
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Meghan Wolfe
Maisie Hart Maisie Hart   See fewer
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Don Yesso
Commander Speece Commander Speece   See fewer
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Jon Arthur
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rex Baker
Narcotics Officer (uncredited) Narcotics Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Amanda Rose Batz
Dora Kelly Lange (uncredited) Dora Kelly Lange (uncredited)   See fewer
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Skip Bolen
Forensic Photographer (uncredited) Forensic Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brian Bossetta
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Kynt Bryan
Transsexual Hooker (uncredited) Transsexual Hooker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Divine Prince Ty Emmecca
Gay Prostitute (uncredited) Gay Prostitute (uncredited)   See fewer
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Will Koberg
Trooper (uncredited) Trooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elton LeBlanc
Good Ol Boy (uncredited) Good Ol Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chris McKnight
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Scott Everett Nichols
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lola Phillips
Neighborhood Kid (uncredited) Neighborhood Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Segari
Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Sheppard
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Young
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Ratings Breakdown

9 / 10 | 16,152 votes