True Detective: Season 3

True Detective: Season 3

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Season 3 tells the story of a macabre crime involving two missing children in the heart of the Ozarks, a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods.

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The Great War and Modern Memory

The disappearance of a young Arkansas boy and his sister... More 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

Hays looks back at the aftermath of the 1980 Purcell... More 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

Hays recalls his early romance with Amelia, as well as... More 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

Hays and West see a possible connection between the local... More 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

Wayne finds himself in a no-win situation as new clues... More 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

Wayne and Roland revisit discrepancies in the Purcell case that... More 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

Following up on new leads, Wayne and Roland track down... More 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

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

True Detective: Season 3 | Release Details

True Detective: Season 3 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.