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The Eagle 

Ørnen: En krimi-odyssé (original title)
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)
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 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

The actors spent time at Denmark's police academy before filming began, learning about investigation techniques as well as training abilities to act like real police officers in action scenes. 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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Great Alternative Entertainment
11 March 2013 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

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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