True Detective Season 3 Episode 5 (21)True Detective Season 3 Episode 5 (21)

Written by Nic Pizzolatto
Directed by Nic Pizzolatto

Wayne finds himself in a no-win situation as new clues emerge in the Purcell case. Roland wrestles with how to keep evidence secure as lawyers demand a new investigation. Amelia finds her relationship with Wayne imperiled by her writing aspirations and his jealousy.

Inside the Episode

Show creator Nic Pizzolatto discusses how the theme of memory impacts this season.

True to the Times

How do you juggle three separate time periods in a single story? The cast and crew discuss.

See What’s Coming Up

Wayne and Roland revisit discrepancies in the Purcell case that were hidden or forgotten over the years.