Despite being 17 years ago, Cohle and Hart manage to find a new lead in the murder enquiry.
Cohle and Hart try to discover if a series of missing persons reports could be related to the Dora Lange murder.
Maggie sheds light on what led Cohle to leave the force.
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
Longtime country superstar Rayna James (Connie Britton) finds her career starting to waver and in an attempt to help her reclaim some of her former glory, her label suggests she team up with rising star Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) on tour, much to her disapproval. Meanwhile, Rayna's husband Teddy (Eric Close) has aspirations of his own to come out of her shadow by running for mayor, encouraged through the manipulations and strategizing of her father Lamar (Powers Boothe).moreless