True Detective has always been a show full of strange symbols and half-hidden clues, and Night Country is no exception.
Putting aside the spirals and the Lost-style polar bear sightings, though, there’s that Billie Eilish-backed opening sequence. As always with Nic Pizzolatto’s show, the opener features a jumble of imagery that’s relevant to the series, this time themed around an appropriately dark and snowy drive along a rural road as Eilish’s 2019 atmospheric hit “bury a friend” plays.
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So, while we’re thinking over our post-ep burning questions, let’s break down those images. What glimpses do we get in those 90 seconds, and how might they be relevant to the story?