True Detective Season 3 Episode 2 (18)True Detective Season 3 Episode 2 (18)

Written by Nic Pizzolatto
Directed by Jeremy Saulnier

Wayne looks back at the 1980 Purcell case, including possible evidence left behind at the crime scene, the Devil's Den — an outdoor hangout for local kids. As attention is drawn to two suspects — Brett Woodard, a solitary vet and trash collector, and Ted LaGrange, an ex-con with a penchant for children —
the children's’ parents receive a cryptic note from an anonymous source.

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Inside the Episode

How do you carry the same story across three separate time periods? Show creator Nic Pizzolatto explains.

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See What’s Coming Up

Ten years after the Purcell children went missing, new evidence emerges, giving Wayne a second chance to vindicate himself.

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