An eccentric millionaire dies at a manor in Dalarna in Sweden, leaving behind three sons and a mistress. One of four parallel stories about parents and children. Four sides of Sweden. Four shades of brown.
Percy Nilegaard has gone insane and goes to a shrink called Dr J. Tull. He tells the doctor the story of how he took over another mans life, Janne Fuglesang's. At the same time in Norrland,... See full summary »
Percy Nilegård has gotten in to the commercial radio business. The radio station rents premises of the fire station and its chief, the self willed Greger who's in charge of six well built ... See full summary »
The mother Morran (Johan Rheborg) and the son Tobias (Robert Gustafsson) lives together in a broken house with car wreckage in the garden. They are outsiders of the society and tries to solve every-day problems in unusual ways.
The local authority wants to close down Roy and Roger's gas station and instead build a motorway where it is positioned. Roy and Roger try to stop it, of course. Will they succeed? Will ... See full summary »
Göran, Tina and their two children buy a house in a suburb. It is in need of some repairs but Göran believes himself capable of repairing it himself with the help of a few cheap craftsmen. ... See full summary »
Every show begins with Glenn Killing covering a song - everything from Cure's "Friday I'm in Love" to Ministry's "Jesus Built My Hotrod." After some small talk between Glenn and his assistant Robban the competition starts: various guests with very different skills do their tricks in the ring and later a winner is appointed. There are also some other part of the programme like the sponsors very own "Percy Nilegård's Guide to the Better Sweden" or flicks from the everyday life of the metal head Tommy Bohlin. Crooner Loke Martinzon performs a song in every programme. The shows end with Glenn interviewing a pop star and then doing one of their songs himself. Written by
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"I manegen med Glenn Killing" might me the most ironic tv series ever made. Henrik Schyffert in combination with the legendary Robert Gustavsson is probably the most humoristic pair in swedish history, Hasse och Tage included. There are some magic parts in this series. For example the the figure who's entire grown up life been "tysk fälthare". That's just too good to be true. I think you must see the series a lot of times to catch up all of the irony. The first time you see it you just take up glimpses of the masterpiece.
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