True Detective

The Secret Fate of All Life - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: The first time we see Detective Cohle being interviewed by the other two detectives, two of the beer cans on the table in front of him completely vanish between shots when he asks to see the rest of the discovery file.


Season 1 generally

Factual error: A number of times throughout the season they refer to LSD being found in dead bodies and LSD being matched with other LSD found in other (living or dead) bodies. LSD starts a chain reaction in the brain which requires about an hour to take a noticeable effect. And, by that time, it has completely broken down and no longer exists as LSD in the body - before the person even begins to get high. There is no test for LSD even in the most bombed living individual, let alone a dead body years later.

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The Long Bright Dark - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the overhead shot of Rust and Marty driving to the Dora Lange crime scene, the cornfields show no signs of being burned. Based on the amount of fire shown in the episode's opening scene, that should be very visible.

Detective Rust Cohle: Life's barely long enough to get good at one thing. So be careful what you get good at.

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Season 1 generally

Question: Was wondering why no explanation is ever given as to how and why Rust's weird ass, very detailed philosophy of space and time - with the crushed metal time disc and rotational electrical souls going around it forever etc. etc. - somehow is the exact same thing, right down to specific details, that at least three of the freaks, throughout this series, espouse. The underling freaks may espouse it because the main freak believes it - but we see Rust just arriving at it in his own mind.

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