With the murder solved, Cohle and Hart celebrate. However, back in 2012, they are shown new evidence by Gilbough and Papania.
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
Selena and her staff attempt to cope with a full-blown crisis.
While Dan tries to play both sides of the Selina/Danny Chung rivalry, the VP continues her plan.
With a budget deal with Congress unable to be agreed, the Federal government is shutdown, leading to Selina having to furlough some of her staff. Meanwhile, Danny Chung takes advantage of the situation, Selina’s ex-husband is the victim of a damaging leak and Jonah and Gary must perform an emergency trash retrieval.moreless
Important budget negotiations have to be cancelled due to an allergic reaction, while Gary and Amy are concerned when Selina starts to see her ex-husband.
While Dan attempts to learn how to charm the media and Ben argues with Kent over new intelligence, Selina finalizes a trade deal in Helsinki.
While Sue is called to give evidence at a Congressional hearing, the Secretary of Defense and the Vice President lock horns at a Marine Corps base.
While the Vice President's staff concentrate on changes in their personal lives, Selina sees a way to increase her influence.
Renzo's mom joins the Degenerates to watch their horse in his biggest race yet and two prized colts go head-to-head in a million-dollar showdown. Meanwhile, Ace receives an unexpected visitor.
Gus and Ace's horse and Walter's horse compete in a major race. Meanwhile, Ace manages to outmanoeuvre Smythe and Leon's loss becomes being Rosie's gain.
Rosie and Ronnie compete for the same mount and Ace and Claire tour a prison outreach horse farm. Meanwhile, Lonnie claims another horse belonging to Escalante and Jerry tries to win his way into a poker tournament.moreless
Smythe turns Israel into his informant and Ace proposes a deal to buy a piece of the racetrack. Meanwhile, Rosie sweats about Leon's finish almost as much as he does and Joey's depression takes a turn for the worse.moreless
While Marcus is worrying about his health, Escalante is forced by Ace to swap Leon for a more experienced jockey.
Leon's weight issues dampen Rosie's happiness at finally getting a mount. Meanwhile, Jerry's partners try to separate him from his poker rival and Ace meets with a long-time colleague, Michael Smythe.
While Jerry makes a new bid on the horse Mulligan claimed, Walter loses Ronnie as a rider and Ace meets a whiz kid.
Walter Smith finds a jockey for his prized thoroughbred and Ace meets with some potential investors. Meanwhile, Renzo makes a claim on a horse trained by Escalante and Lonnie pulls out of a scam.moreless
Pilot is the season premiere for HBO's drama Luck, which originally aired December 11, 2011. Ace Bernstein has just been released from prison. He spent the majority of his three-year sentence plotting revenge on those he felt betrayed him. Ace makes an investment in a famous racetrack, which he hopes will pay off financially. Meanwhile, four other gamblers combine their income and place a bet on a long-shot horse, hoping for the same financial payoff.moreless
The gang finally follows the trail to find the hidden treasure, but they didn't think The Freak would go after them. On the other hand, many truths are revealed, including the goal of Professor Pericles and the true identity of Fred's parents. And as if that were not enough, the gang faces a big problem when the parents get angry due to the behavior of their kids. And just when the mystery of the town is at its highest level, does this mean the end of the gang or the beginning of a new problem?moreless
Samantha vaguely remembers something about her and Winston Funk's ex-wife Gigi, before the accident. Chapman tries to ask Dena to marry him. Andrea attempts to go on diet to be slim for her wedding day. Regina takes her own time and make excuses to join Howard for vacation.moreless