Matador (1978–1982)

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Mads Skjern arrives in the small Danish town of Korsbæk in 1929. Hans Christian Varnæs, manager of the town bank, refuses him a loan to set up a clothes shop. Instead he receives money ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Jørgen Buckhøj ...
 Mads Skjern / ... (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Buster Larsen ...
 Oluf Larsen (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ghita Nørby ...
 Ingeborg Skjern / ... (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Malene Schwartz ...
 Maude Varnæs (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Helle Virkner ...
 Elisabeth Friis (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Karin Nellemose ...
 Misse Møhge (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Holger Juul Hansen ...
 Hans Christian Varnæs (23 episodes, 1978-1982)
Kirsten Olesen ...
 Agnes Jensen / ... (23 episodes, 1978-1982)
Elin Reimer ...
 Laura Larsine Sørensen (23 episodes, 1978-1982)
Benny Hansen ...
 Frede 'Fatty' Hansen / ... (23 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ole Andreasen ...
 Narrator (22 episodes, 1978-1982)
Jesper Langberg ...
 Kristen Skjern / ... (21 episodes, 1978-1982)
Per Pallesen ...
 Severin Boldt (21 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ove Sprogøe ...
 Dr. Louis Hansen (21 episodes, 1978-1982)
Lily Broberg ...
 Katrine Larsen (20 episodes, 1978-1982)
Kurt Ravn ...
 Lauritz 'Røde' Jensen (20 episodes, 1978-1982)
Sonja Oppenhagen ...
 Vicki Hachel / ... (19 episodes, 1978-1982)
John Hahn-Petersen ...
 Hr Stein (19 episodes, 1978-1982)
Else-Marie ...
 Konsulinde Holm / ... (19 episodes, 1978-1982)
Anne Jensen ...
 Gudrun (19 episodes, 1978-1982)
Bent Mejding ...
 Jørgen Varnæs (18 episodes, 1978-1981)
Karen Berg ...
 Fru Fernando Møhge / ... (17 episodes, 1978-1981)
Vera Gebuhr ...
 Inger Jørgensen (15 episodes, 1978-1982)
Kirsten Hansen-Møller ...
 Marie Hansen / ... (15 episodes, 1978-1982)
Lis Løwert ...
 Violet Vinter (15 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ann Margrethe Schou ...
 Kassererske frk. Mortensen / ... (15 episodes, 1978-1981)
Holger Perfort ...
 Tjener Olsen / ... (15 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ulla Henningsen ...
 Iben Skjern / ... (14 episodes, 1979-1981)
Axel Strøbye ...
 Viggo Skjold-Hansen / ... (13 episodes, 1979-1981)
Esper Hagen ...
 Arnold Vinter (13 episodes, 1978-1980)
Holger Vistisen ...
 Bogholder Christiansen, Omegnsbanken / ... (13 episodes, 1979-1981)
Birthe Backhausen ...
 Musse Skjold-Hansen / ... (12 episodes, 1979-1981)
Karen-Lise Mynster ...
 Ulla Jacobsen (12 episodes, 1979-1981)
Arthur Jensen ...
 Rudolf Schwann (12 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bendt Rothe ...
 Baron von Rytger / ... (11 episodes, 1979-1982)
Birgitte Bruun ...
 Esther / ... (11 episodes, 1978-1982)
Bjørn Watt-Boolsen ...
 Oberst Ditlev Hachel / ... (10 episodes, 1978-1980)
Karl Stegger ...
 Konsul Holm (10 episodes, 1978-1981)
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Mads Skjern arrives in the small Danish town of Korsbæk in 1929. Hans Christian Varnæs, manager of the town bank, refuses him a loan to set up a clothes shop. Instead he receives money elsewhere, and his shop is soon a success, a sign of the changing times during the following decades. Written by Erik Holst

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The DVD release of the series has sold over one million copies, counting each of the double-episode DVD's separately, which allegedly makes it the most sold DVD publication to date in Denmark. See more »

Goofs

In an episode that takes places in 1936, the Rodgers/Hammerstein tune "Edelweiss" is heard. This tune was not composed until 1957. See more »

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Spoofed in Live fra Bremen: Episode #7.3 (2012) See more »

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A TV series about the life in a small danish town 1929-47
2 May 1999 | by (Aalborg, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is perhaps the best danish TV series ever made! It's about a business man moving to a dull little town called Korsbaek, where he builds up a business empire. The series is about the people in this town, mainly the two families Skjern & Varnaes, where Skjern are the newcommers, and Varnaes is the old family in the town.


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