Watch Patton Oswalt Philosophize as Rust Cohle in True Detective Parody

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Patton Oswalt likes True Detective. He’s made as much clear through his fanboy tweeting throughout the late season’s eight-episode run. Oswalt’s latest stand-up special, Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time, coincidentally has a very True Detective-ian name. It makes perfect sense, then, for the comedian to call on his latest obsession to promote the April 6 Comedy Central premiere of his special, the title of which sounds like an outtake from Rush Cohle’s interrogation room philosophizing. Check out the parody teaser above, in which Cohle…err…Oswalt runs down his worldview, including the five dimensions: time, distance, depth, cinnamon smell and, of course, Paul Anka.