Alex turns to John for help when the Countess gives her an ultimatum concerning the children. Meanwhile, Liz and Iris decide to exit the Cortez in style, while Donavan decides to convince the Countess to love him... or kill him.moreless
The Countess plans to kill Will to obtain his money, while Ramona plans revenge on the woman who loved and left her.
In 1925, the Countess meets her first love... and her husband James. Meanwhile, John has himself committed to confront the Ten Commandment Killer, and construction workers find a sealed wing of the Cortez.moreless
A deadly virus leaves Phil Miller thinking he is the last man on earth. He travels across the country looking for survivors and then heads back home to Tucson, Arizona.
Cohle and Hart continue on the trail of their suspect.
Hart and Cohle are led to tent-revival minister, Joel Theriot, after a hidden image is discovered. A known sex offender is implicated in Dora Lange's murder, but Cohle is sceptical and dives into reports of old cases instead. Meanwhile, Maggie arranges a date for Cohle.moreless
As Cohle and Hart face being taken off the Lange case, their investigation takes them to a cathouse and a church. Meanwhile, Hart finds a way to get away from his strained marriage to Maggie.moreless
When Rustin Cohle and Martin Hart provide statements about the 17 year-old murder of prostitute, Dora Lange, during their time at Louisiana State CID, details emerge about not only the crime, but also their personal lives.moreless
Crosby is frustrated when Adam unexpectedly steals the spotlight for a local newspaper's piece on the Luncheonette. Meanwhile, Amber struggles in a new job and Sarah becomes overwhelmed with thoughts of having a baby. Also, Julia and Joel try to resist interfering in Zoe's personal life.moreless
Kristina and Adam find themselves overwhelmed by their work schedules. Kristina offers Amber an opportunity while Crosby and Jasmine struggle to deal with their rekindled relationship. Julia makes her best to keep her distance from Zoe.moreless
Work issues cause a friction in Adam and Kristina's marriage whereas Crosby and Jasmine reconnect. Julia and Joel face an unexpected twist regarding their adoption project. Meanwhile, Amber goes through a rough patch.moreless
Julia and Joel realize that they may have spoiled Sydney during a competitive game of charades; Crosby and Adam celebrate getting a new client while Kristina is worried about Max's new friends.
Amber gets a taste of what her mother is dealing with when she moves back home and decides to let Seth stay at her place. Adam tries to get physical with Kristina while Crosby struggles to come to terms with the idea of another man in Jabbar's life. Drew and Amy decide to take a step forward in their relationship.moreless