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    True Detective on HBO

    It looks like a cross between the movie Seven and the tv show Hannibal.



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    Its on my DVR, havent watched it yet. Pretty pumped.

    Awwrite, awwrite



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    First episode was just OK, but set the stage for it to possibly be awesome.



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    I thought the 1st episode was a little slow but i'm sure that is because they are introducing the characters and the back story. I think it will pick up and could be very good. I always like it when shows/movies are set in rural Louisiana since that adds a mysterious/creepy vibe.



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    I thought it was awesome.


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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    I thought it was good. Didn't know where they were going until the end but it's set up to be pretty awesome.


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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    This thing could twist and turn all over. So far I thought it was incredible. Excited for a new show to watch.


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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    I didn't want to start another thread but Shameless was also back. I love that show and it started of with a bang and some great "footage" of Emmy Rossum. Sunday night TV on the premium networks is where it's at.


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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    I liked it. Though I might need to get subtitles for future shows because the Louisiana and Texas accents characters have down there are THICK.



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    I had to rewind a couple times to understand what was being said.

    Props to HBO for giving DirecTV customers a free weekend. I wasn't going to renew HBO until Game of Thrones came back but it looks like I will be doing it sooner.



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    Boring...just another cop show with some evil twist at the end. Nothing that hasn't already been done before a million times, with Matthew McConaughey overacting in a vapid role.



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    Yes, I guess we'll just have to keep waiting for an exciting, original series about engineers or accountants.



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

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    Yes, I guess we'll just have to keep waiting for an exciting, original series about engineers or accountants.
    That would be a breath of fresh air, really. Nothing wrong with cop elements in an original, but my personal opinion, I'm very tired of full-on cop shows. Leave them to CBS, NBC, ABC, and Fox...although it would be nice for those channels to diversify as well.



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    OK. I am pretty much ready to give this show up. Four episodes and I am finding it very slow and boring. I want to punch MM if I have to watch him smoke another cig.



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    Re: True Detective on HBO

    I don't know if you guys and I are watching the same show.


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