Throwback Thursday: ‘True Detective’ Season 1 (2014) stands as the decade’s elite example of the short-form detective series (TV review)

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ven in a decade that has seen many elite examples of the short-form detective series – from “Fargo” to “Sharp Objects,” from “The Killing” to “I Am the Night” – “True Detective” Season 1 (2014, HBO) takes the cake. And eats it, too. After all, as Detective Marty Hart (Woody Harrelson) would say, “What else are you gonna do with cake except eat it?”

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