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Who Goes There 

Martin is faced with marital problems. The search for Reggie Ledoux leads the detectives to a motorcycle gang called the Iron Crusaders, which Rust worked undercover in the past.

Director:

Cary Joji Fukunaga

Writers:

Nic Pizzolatto (creator), Nic Pizzolatto
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew McConaughey ... Detective Rust Cohle
Woody Harrelson ... Detective Marty Hart
Michelle Monaghan ... Maggie Hart
Michael Potts ... Detective Maynard Gilbough
Tory Kittles ... Detective Thomas Papania
Alexandra Daddario ... Lisa Tragnetti
Kevin Dunn ... Major Ken Quesada
Jackson Beals ... Detective Mark Daughtry
Aurielle Brimmer Aurielle Brimmer ... Bungalow Woman #2
Amber Carollo Amber Carollo ... Kelsey Burgess
Brad Carter ... Charlie Lange
Laura Cayouette ... Theresa Weems
Joe Chrest ... Detective Demma
Silas Cooper ... Police Officer
J.D. Evermore ... Detective Lutz (as JD Evermore)
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Storyline

The detectives continue their search for Reggie Ledoux but an opportunity arises when Hart learns that Ledoux is cooking meth for a drug-dealing motorcycle gang known as the Iron Crusaders. Cohle knows them well having had dealings with the gang during the four years he worked as an undercover narcotics officer. He decides that the only way to move the case forward is to take two weeks of personal time - citing a dying father as the reason - and unofficially go undercover. He soon hooks up with his old contacts in the Iron Crusaders but it's clear that regaining their trust isn't going to be easy. At home meanwhile, Hart runs into major problems after his wife Maggie learns of his affair with Lisa. In the present day, the detectives interviewing Cohle and Hart can't quite understand why, having found a major lead in the case, Cohle would suddenly take two weeks leave. Written by garykmcd

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The final six-minute sequence, which follows Rust Cohle through the housing project, consists of only one very long take. Hundreds of staff were required to film the scene, including hidden make-up artists who had to apply make-up in seconds while the camera was focused elsewhere. See more »

Goofs

When Cohle enters the members area of the The Iron Crusaders' biker club, the song "A History of Bad Men" by the Melvins is playing. The song is from their album A Senile Animal, first released in 2006. See more »

Quotes

Detective Rust Cohle: Kids are the only thing that matter, Maggie... They're the only reason for this whole man-woman drama.
Maggie Hart: I'm sorry. What are you suggesting, exactly?
Detective Rust Cohle: Just that people fuck up... We age... Men, women - it's not supposed to work except to make kids... So, if you can imagine Marty's behavior as an expression of weakness, pain, you'd see that it's not about you. So, end of the day, you duck under rationalization, same as any of them.
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Sur Le Borde De L'Eau
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Performed by Blind Uncle Gaspard
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what the person before me just said
11 February 2014 | by spearman-lewieSee all my reviews

Amen!!! This episode should get an emmy at least for that final six minutes. The show feels like I am reading a book of very high caliber, not unlike something from Wally Lamb or the Corrections, where the human pathos gets conveyed so well. I haven't seen a show so deserving of respect for each episode since The Wire. My opinion on Matthew McConahey's acting has risen dramatically since watching this series. The production design absolutely captures the fashion, hair styles, transportation, technology and architecture of the mid nineties. No one on this show is phoning it in. Even the cell phone was an older analog phone from that era. Even the small detail of Rust having to explain to Marty how to use it was the attention to detail that you should expect.


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