Sharp-eyed “True Detective” fans have noticed several subtle references to the mysterious “Yellow King” at the center of the show’s mystery. But one YouTube sleuth has documented all of them.
The user, identified only as Kyle, has a theory that the Yellow King may be even more important to the show than we’ve previously realized: Writer Nic Pizzolatto managed to sneak in references to the mysterious figure in the sex scene between Rust and Maggie, in the interrogation scenes, and even into the six-minute tracking shot that ended episode 4.
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Can you spot the Yellow King in each scene? You may have to watch the video multiple times. Kudos to Kyle for putting this together — we believe that he’s on to something.
Watch the video: