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A weekly summary, review and analysis podcast where we, the Darr brothers, break down that week's episode of HBO's True Detective. Look forward to insightful criticism, cunning analysis and general confusion as we deconstruct each episode like Rust deconstructs a can of beer.

The Taxmen: A True Detective Podcas‪t‬ Drew Darr and Spencer Darr

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

A weekly summary, review and analysis podcast where we, the Darr brothers, break down that week's episode of HBO's True Detective. Look forward to insightful criticism, cunning analysis and general confusion as we deconstruct each episode like Rust deconstructs a can of beer.

    “Omega Station” Season 2 Episode 8

    “Omega Station” Season 2 Episode 8

    We finally got our True Detective Film and in this finale episode we break it down, dissecting the major scenes and the conclusions to each character arc. We also discuss our thoughts on the season as a whole, both the missteps and achievements. It has been a wild ride so sit back and enjoy the […]

    “Black Maps and Hotel Rooms” Season 2 Episode 7

    “Black Maps and Hotel Rooms” Season 2 Episode 7

    This entire episode was filmed on the road in a single take on the way to Wendy’s the day of the finale. Needless to say, it is an utter masterpiece. We also recap the plot so far and untangle the various plot threads as we make our predictions for the final episode. I am damn proud […]

    “Church in Ruins” Season 2 Episode 6

    “Church in Ruins” Season 2 Episode 6

    Let’s be honest, the highlight of this episode is our final segment of “Frank or Fake” when we puzzle over the dialogue and guess whether it was written by the esteemed writer/showrunner of TD or a random Reddit user. You would be surprised how often we have no idea. We also discuss one of the […]

    “Other Lives” Season 2 Episode 5

    “Other Lives” Season 2 Episode 5

    This week we dive into our favorite episode of the season “Other Lives.” We talk about the pacing improvements, and how the show is starting to tie up the plot’s loose end. We also wildly speculate about where the show is going now that we have time jumped 66 days.  

    “Down will Come” Season 2 Episode 4

    “Down will Come” Season 2 Episode 4

    In this fourth episode the rubber meets the road as we dissect the most action packed episode so far, and we also discuss our theories for the second half of the season. Finally, we have a new segment debuting this episode called “Frank or Fake” where one of us guesses if the quote came out of […]

    “Maybe Tomorrow” Season 2 Episode 3

    “Maybe Tomorrow” Season 2 Episode 3

    This week Spencer and Drew analyze the third episode of True Detective Season 2 and discuss why you should still care about True Detective as the characters continue to develop and the action continues to pick up steam. Plus we fully embrace the surreal dream sequences and over the top characters of this new season. […]

Customer Reviews

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2 Ratings

2 Ratings

mpnewhouse ,

My favorite True Detective podcast!

These guys are great. Really funny and enthusiastic and they also think about the show before speaking. Highly recommend.

Darrduck ,

Changed my Life

Don't be fooled, this is the best True Detective podcast on the internet, not a show about doing your taxes.

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