True Detective FAQ: The HBO Series Finale’s Biggest Questions, Answered.
As Rust Cohle warned us at the end of Episode 3 of True Detective, “This is a world where nothing is solved.” At the end of the first season, the show didn’t so much explain all the answers as gesture toward them, leaving us to fill in the blanks…
What movie was Errol watching at the beginning of the finale? And what was with all the creepy accents?
Errol is watching North by Northwest. True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto explained his thinking behind this scene in an interview with Alan Sepinwall: