Hotel Cæsar is a Norwegian soap opera that has been broadcast on TV 2 since 1998. The show consists of more than 2,700 episodes, making it the longest running drama in television in Scandinavia. The show revolves around life at a big city hotel in Oslo and offers the usual soap combination of love, betrayal, sex and intrigue. It's shown Monday-Thursday at 7.30 p.m. (reruns at 7 p.m.) and is watched by around 500 000 (50% of all people watching TV in that time), and is immensely popular with youngsters. Written by
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The landmark 1000th episode took place during the night, and saw three of the main-characters being visited in their dreams by the spirit of Georg Anker-Hansen, the original star of the show who died in the 1999-season (again he was played by veteran actor Toralv Maurstad
, after a five-year hiatus). See more