Hunters in the Dark
Season 3 Episode 6
Season 3, Episode 6
Written by: Nic Pizzolatto & Graham Gordy
Directed by: Daniel Sackheim
Original airdate: February 10, 2019

Hunters in the Dark is the sixth episode of Season 3 of True Detective and the twenty-second episode overall.


Wayne and Roland revisit discrepancies in the Purcell case that were hidden or forgotten over the years. Among those being reevaluated is Tom Purcell, as well as Lucy Purcell’s cousin, Dan O’Brien. The glitter of Amelia’s book release is tarnished by a voice from the past.


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  • Death Letter
    Written by Son House
    Performed by Cassandra Wilson
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