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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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

The town that is shown in Hallgrim's flashbacks is actually a fishing town located on a island just on the south coast of Iceland. The island, Vestman-Island, is also shown a great part in season 2. See more »

Goofs

There are several instances in the series where technology becomes the issue of questionable plot devices. One clear-cut plot hole is when, in the fourth episode, we see Sergej track Hallgrim second-by-second on a computer screen using a transmitting device. Later we are told that the transmitter is of a type which only sends a signal every twenty minutes which enables the cops to remove the transmitter and copy its chip without Sergej noticing. 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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A shitty serial from the PC Danes
13 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

This is a shitty serial about the Muslim-loving Danes. Their political correctness and leftism is just nauseating. I watched a few episodes and I gave up, I felt like vomiting. The most nauseating was the episode called "Ceres". It involves some "good" arabs and a bad CIA officer turned rogue. He's in the service of some oil tycoon, who wants to get his hands on the Iraqi oil. The whole story takes place after the Iraqi war, so it is totally ridiculous. To add to the ridiculousness , the CIA guy is in cahoots with a Danish convert to Islam, a really, really "bad" guy. The Islam convert has convinced a "not-so-bad, gullible" Iraqi young woman to become a suicide bomber while the CIA bad guy will be at hand to record on film her exploits (and explosion).


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