The soundtrack has been candid all season . . . and the Led Zeppelin track that’s threaded through this tenth and final episode underlines Holden’s mind-set in permanent marker . . . That contrast between lyrics that reassure — “Just believe, and you can’t go wrong” — and music that suggests inner turbulence gets at Holden’s precarious state of the end of Mindhunter’s first season. He’s arrogant enough to believe he’s in the right under any circumstances, but falling apart on the inside.
November 03, 2017