Rabid fans of the elaborate, moody Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson-anchored drama True Detective swarmed to HBO's streaming service Sunday night in such droves, they literally broke the service.
Due to overwhelmingly popular demand for #TrueDetective, we've been made aware of an issue affecting some users. Please try again soon.— HBO GO (@HBOGO) March 10, 2014
Fittingly for a show that dedicated much of its screen time to discussions of nothingness and nihilism, HBOGo's entreaty to "please try again soon" must have felt like touching the void for some users, who took to social media to vent their frustration.
Worried this is what I'll look like by the time HBOGO loads the True Detective finale pic.twitter.com/pl9kTycI2j— Jake Laperruque (@JakeLaperruque) March 10, 2014
Our theory? The Yellow King did it.