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True Detective Season 3

True Detective Season 3


True Detective season 3 follows a mysterious missing case of a 12 years old boy and his 10-year-old sister in the Ozarks. A retired detective named Wayne Hays investigated it with his partner Roland West 35 years ago, and it keeps haunting him and leaves him with many questions. As the mystery deepens over decades, the truth begins to be revealed in three separate periods, and Wayne gradually spots the suspect.

air date

January. 13,2019

production companies

HBO, Anonymous Content, Passenger

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True Detective Season 3 Episode Guide

The Great War and Modern Memory

S3 E1 The Great War and Modern Memory

Jan. 13,2019

The disappearance of a young Arkansas boy and his sister in 1980 triggers vivid memories and enduring questions for retired detective Wayne Hays, who worked the case 35 years before with partner Roland West. What started as a routine case becomes a long journey to dissect and make sense of the crime.

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

S3 E2 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

Jan. 13,2019

Hays looks back at the aftermath of the 1980 Purcell case in West Finger, Arkansas, including possible evidence left behind at the Devil's Den. As attention focuses on two conspicuous suspects--Brett Woodard, a solitary vet and trash collector, and Ted LaGrange, an ex-con with a penchant for children--the parents of the missing kids, Tom and Lucy Purcell, receive a cryptic note.

The Big Never

S3 E3 The Big Never

Jan. 20,2019

Hays recalls his early romance with Amelia, as well as cracks in their relationship that surfaced after they married and had children. Ten years after the Purcell crimes, new evidence emerges, giving him a second chance to vindicate himself and the investigation.

The Hour and the Day

S3 E4 The Hour and the Day

Jan. 27,2019

Hays and West see a possible connection between the local church and the Purcell crimes. As the detectives search for one suspect and round up another for interrogation, Woodard is targeted by a vigilante group.

If You Have Ghosts

S3 E5 If You Have Ghosts

Feb. 03,2019

Wayne finds himself in a no-win situation as new clues emerge in the Purcell case. Roland wrestles with how to keep evidence secure as lawyers demand a new investigation. Amelia finds her relationship with Wayne imperiled by her writing aspirations and his jealousy.

Hunters in the Dark

S3 E6 Hunters in the Dark

Feb. 10,2019

Wayne and Roland revisit discrepancies in the Purcell case that were hidden or forgotten over the years. Among those being reevaluated is Tom Purcell, as well as Lucy Purcell’s cousin, Dan O’Brien. The glitter of Amelia’s book release is tarnished by a voice from the past.

The Final Country

S3 E7 The Final Country

Feb. 17,2019

Following up on new leads, Wayne and Roland track down a man who left the police force in the midst of the Purcell investigation. Meanwhile, Amelia visits Lucy Purcell’s best friend in hopes of gaining insights into the whereabouts of the mysterious one-eyed man.

Now Am Found

S3 E8 Now Am Found

Feb. 24,2019

Wayne struggles to hold on to his memories, and his grip on reality, as the truth behind the Purcell case is finally revealed.

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Cast of True Detective Season 3

Mahershala Ali

Wayne Hays

Stephen Dorff

Roland West

Carmen Ejogo

Amelia Reardon

Scoot McNairy

Tom Purcell

Ray Fisher

Henry Hays