Everyone who wasn’t tuning in to The Walking Dead on Sunday night was watching the season finale of True Detective, and most of them think they made the right choice. The HBO series has been a hit, even though this is only its first season; this could be due to the fact that Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star in the horror-drama, or it could be the winding plot twists that keep viewers glued to the screen. (Our exploration of why it’s a hit is here). Either way, this thing is huge.
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With season one officially over, we took a look at what Twitter had to say about TV’s newest and most popular crime fiction series.
The final episode of True Detective is an hour-long time lapse of the universe expanding as far as it can go, then collapsing back to a dot.
— Gus Mastrapa (@Triphibian) March 10, 2014
TRUE DETECTIVE finale: Everyone wakes up in an alternate reality where every Best TV Show Ever isn’t about middle aged white guys with guns. — Saladin Ahmed (@saladinahmed) March 10, 2014
THE KILLER IN TRUE DETECTIVE IS A ZOMBIE WHICH BEGINS THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE OF THE WALKING DEAD — Anne T. Donahue (@annetdonahue) March 10, 2014
We wonder how this worked out for him.
Decided to watch the TRUE DETECTIVE pilot then the finale. Seems like it might be a good choice. We’ll see. — BenDavid Grabinski (@bdgrabinski) March 10, 2014
While HBO said that the finale would air at the same time on HBO GO as it did on the regular channel, there seemed to be a few problems with streaming.
In the most meta television move of all time, the big plot twist in the True Detective season finale is that Yellow King crashes @hbogo. — Tom Bricker (@Tom_Bricker) March 10, 2014
breaking news buffering circle hbogo is airing right now instead of true detective season finale highest rated episode in channel’s history — Clark Kent (@CK1Blogs) March 10, 2014
Apparently some couldn’t handle the emotions going on in this episode.
Thought about livetweeting True Detective finale, but my only thoughts are “Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeehhhhhhhhhhhhrrrrrgggghhghghgrhgh DDDD:” — Matthew Jay (@MrMattJay) March 10, 2014
Even though it was really good.
I miss TRUE DETECTIVE already. Finale had more insanity and suspense than every horror film released this year.
— Matt Serafini (@MattFini) March 10, 2014
The Soup totally called this on Wednesday.
This season of True Detective has been brought to you by What Did He Say? and I Don’t Get It. #TrueDetective
— Feodor Chin (@FeoChin) March 10, 2014
We still have one more question though.
How long until the TRUE DETECTIVE finale is up in GIF form?
— Sam Adams (@SamuelAAdams) March 10, 2014
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