There has been plenty of grumbling on various internet forums about True Detective’s supposed struggle to recapture the Matthew McConaughey-fueled je ne sais quoi of the series’ debut season. But in today’s DVR Club, we look forward, putting season one aside to focus on the things that make season two great—like gay Taylor Kitsch, Vince Vaughn’s reliably bonkers line readings, and so much more. We also nominate some of Vinci’s salt-of-the-earth types for Episode MVP, and we debate what a “half anaconda, half great white” shark would look like.

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