HBO to Pull ‘True Detective’ Deleted Scene (Updated)

HBO Pull 'True Detective' Deleted Scene

HBO plans to pull  a deleted scene from its hit series “True Detective” that made waves with its rabid fan base Wednesday.

Sources indicate that a miscommunication at the premium channel prompted its home-video division to release the content without authorization. An HBO spokesman declined comment.

The clip was not a necessarily a plot spoiler of the popular drama and seemed to serve merely to tell the story of how Matthew McConaughey’s Rust Cohle ended things with his girlfriend Laurie (“Twilight’s” Elizabeth Reaser).

The scene showed that Rust wasn’t just cryptic with his police detective partner Marty Hart (Woody Harrelson), and that this breakup came about as Rust and Laurie fought about “philosophies,” and how they prevent him from having children not only with her, but with anyone. In what ultimately ends with them dissolving their relationship, the nearly three-minute-long clip showed Cohle remaining steadfast in his ways even though Laurie, a doctor, tries to help him see having children as a means of “healing”.

Watch The Deleted Scene While You Still Can:

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  1. This is the best show on Tv Today! Great acting by Matthew and Woody.

  2. Julienne says:

    The Series has been canceled…who cares about omitted scenes now?

  3. michael says:

    Glad they deleted it. Rust doesn’t apologize.

  4. You don’t have your site prepared for mobile devices. i was reading your article with an iphone 4s and the video didn’t play. It’s better for you to link directly to youtube than providing this pour experience to your audience. Other than that, congrats on your blog. I’m a follower

  5. Joanna says:

    I wish we had seen more scenes between Rust and Lori. This was powerful!

  6. Tim Sassoon says:

    I kinda miss her show…

  7. Mary Wenger says:

    I am so glad to have seen this clip. I had wondered what happened between him and that woman. Now I know.

  8. Chris Ash says:

    please tell me “True Detective” will return to HBO for another season! totally hooked.

  9. Fatzers says:

    Oh man, thanks for this, June 10th can’t come soon enough

    • Well you do understand that this particular story is over (unfortunately), right? TD will be back, but each season is like a short story, with different characters, actors, storyline, location, etc. These leaked, deleted scenes won’t give you anything to look forward to in the next season.

  10. Tony Dodge says:

    that’s a good scene to have cut. way too grounded in the pedestrian–who the hell wants to see rust dong dishes?

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