True Detective's third season returns the series to its successful season one roots in terms of plot structure and format, but could it also be returning to the same universe? 

The Ringer thinks so. They seem to have caught a moment where we see detectives Ruste Cohle and Marty Hart on a laptop. 



Between seasons one and three we have six different timelines: 1980, 1990, 1995, 2002, 2012, and 2015.



And those prayer hands showed up in all of them. 

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Could this link up to the evil church in New Orleans? Maybe it expanded to the Ozarks? 

So many theories! 

Are we excited to see that the new season links up to the events of the celebrated first one? Is anyone else hoping Vince Vaughn pops in somewhere? 

Just kidding. 


Source: The Ringer