The Eagle (2004–2006)
"Ørnen: En krimi-odyssé" (original title)

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Ørnen, an Icelandic inspector in the Danish police force, is named chief constable of a new task force to help solve international crime. Along with a team of talented and diverse ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Hallgrim Ørn Hallgrimsson (24 episodes, 2004-2006)
Marina Bouras ...
 Marie Wied (24 episodes, 2004-2006)
Steen Stig Lommer ...
 Villy Frandsen (24 episodes, 2004-2006)
Susan Olsen ...
 Ditte Hansen (24 episodes, 2004-2006)
Janus Nabil Bakrawi ...
 Nazim Talawi (23 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Michael Kristensen (23 episodes, 2004-2006)
Ghita Nørby ...
 Thea Nellemann (21 episodes, 2004-2006)
Henrik Lykkegaard ...
 Jens Hansen (13 episodes, 2004-2006)
Morten Lützhøft ...
 Holsøe (13 episodes, 2004-2006)
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Storyline

Ørnen, an Icelandic inspector in the Danish police force, is named chief constable of a new task force to help solve international crime. Along with a team of talented and diverse investigators he handles explosive and complex cases with all available means. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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10 October 2004 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Der Adler - Die Spur des Verbrechens  »

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Trivia

Accident struck the filming of this series only two weeks into the shooting as one of the leading actors, Jens Albinus, tripped on stage while performing in a play in Copenhagen and broke his leg. See more »

Goofs

In the first episode, the crime scheme is compromised by plot holes. The plan seems to depend on a risky diversion which in fact attracts the attention of the police to the crime scene rather than the opposite. It is also not explained why Sandberg, who is wanted by the police, would choose to land his plane in a place where he is sure to be arrested, and the whole criminal plan comes to depend on how he fares in court. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Smagsdommerne: Episode #2.8 (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Forgiveness
Music by Jacob Groth
Lyrics by Misen
Performed by Misen and The Danish Filmharmonics
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I do not have 'regular' television. US and Mexican TV drives me crazy, so now I watch Netflix, Amazon, and rent / buy movies. A logical sequence to finding these great programs, is The Millennium Trilogy', Annika Bengtzon Crime Reporter, The Eagle, and I have not yet looked The Protectors.

At times the plots are a little complicated, but that makes re-viewing even better. Great character studies, insight into other cultures, no moronic commercials, free, what can be better!

I have not finished the first season yet, but am very happy that that are many more yet to see.


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