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Patton Oswalt spoofs 'True Detective' for Comedy Central special

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Patton Oswalt

Is Patton Oswalt throwing his name in the ring for True Detective season 2?

Unlikely — but his spot-on Matthew McConaughey impression will make some fans hope so. To promote his upcoming Comedy Central stand-up special Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time, Oswalt channels McConaughey’s iconic interrogation scene from the HBO show, perfecting his southern drawl and helpfully asking leading questions like, “Is the Yellow King my Xbox nickname?”

Maybe time is a flat circle, man. Watch the promo below:

The real question: Between this and Oswalt’s Parks and Rec Star Wars rant, is he TV’s most devoted fan?

Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time premieres on Comedy Central April 6 at 10 p.m. ET.