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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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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

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

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

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Forgiveness
Music by Jacob Groth
Lyrics by Misen
Performed by Misen and The Danish Filmharmonics
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Great Show
12 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This series is wonderful to watch. You come to love the characters and appreciate how the characters react to one another and to the circumstances in which they find themselves. Like all TV shows, it is difficult to believe that they can actually escape some of the situations they find themselves in, and there are some technical errors and plot holes, but I really enjoyed the "European" approach to crime and drama which you simply do not see in American shows (no ditzy lab assistant or "funny" characters). This series is not quite up to the standards of the Swedish "Girl" Trilogy, but it is thoroughly enjoyable. My actual rating would be 8.3 out of 10, but I don't have that choice.


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