Lilyhammer (2012– )

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A New York mobster goes into hiding in rural Lillehammer in Norway after testifying against his former associates.

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 Frank Tagliano / ... (24 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Torgeir Lien (24 episodes, 2012-2014)
Steinar Sagen ...
 Roar Lien (23 episodes, 2012-2014)
Marian Saastad Ottesen ...
 Sigrid Haugli (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
Tommy Karlsen ...
 Arne / ... (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Jan Johansen (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
Robert Skjærstad ...
 Roy 'Fingern' Aass / ... (18 episodes, 2012-2014)
Nils Jørgen Kaalstad ...
 Dag Solstad (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Anne Krigsvoll ...
 Laila Hovland (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Mikael Aksnes-Pehrson ...
 Jonas Haugli (11 episodes, 2012-2014)
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Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt) is a former New York mobster, who after testifying in a trial in the United States, joins the witness protection program. Intrigued by the place after watching the Winter Olympics in 1994, he is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway. The transition from being a feared and respected gangster in New York, to becoming an unemployed immigrant in Norway, is not simple. Frank soon discovers that in order to succeed in this rural Norwegian society, he must resort to his old ways. Written by Anonymous

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Throughout season one Johnny quotes Casablanca several times. One of the more popular ones is when he gives Jan a job in the last episode of the season and says "this may be the beginning of a beautiful friendship." Then shortly after he asks the piano player to play that song he likes. See more »

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Although Norwegian police are issued firearms they are not carried during the normal course of duty. Their firearms are stored, locked, in their patrol cars and can only be removed with the permission of someone in authority (the local police chief for example). They are not, as shown in the show, routinely carried. See more »

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Great New Crime Drama...with some comedy
10 February 2012 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

I first heard of Lilyhammer through a Howard Stern interview with Steven Van Zandt. Since I was a huge Sopranos fan I immediately became interested in Lilyhammer. The show itself is great and I'm really impressed with Netflix's first original program. One concern is that they would not have enough funding to continue the project. Lilyhammer will never be confused with Soprano's but it has a lot of similarities to all organized crime dramas. Steven and the other actors do a great job, the only issue I have is sometimes it is difficult understand the native actors. While it does add authenticity to the setting it requires you to give your full attention to the screen. Luckily, the show is great and there is no worry of losing interest.


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