Group A are called in to investigate a car bomb in Holland but to their horror a policeman and his family were in the car. Further investigation reveal a link between drugs and child porn ...
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An American serial killer is on board a plane from New York to Stockholm. Without a proper identification and with great urgency A-group try to locate this passenger before Sweden ... See full summary »
Three Swedish financiers are murdered over three consecutive nights. Evidence suggests that the killings will continue and the world of finance is panicked. The police quickly set up a ... See full summary »
A series of brutal murders of Polish women hiding out in Sweden is the new A Unit's first assignment. The victims turn out to be key witnesses in a big case against the Polish mafia. Three ... See full summary »
Early one morning, a bank office in the middle of Stockholm is hit with a violent robbery. When the police storm the premises, the robbers have vanished without a trace. The event mystifies... See full summary »
The explosion is powerful and the devastation enormous when a subway train explodes in Stockholm's tunnel system on a November night. The country is in shock. A group calling themselves "... See full summary »
A brutal attack leads 'A-Unit' to a stash of steroids linked to an organisation Interpol have been investigating. A series of related kidnaps and murders show apparent links to a shared high school experience.
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The young coast guard and diver Jessica finds two dead scuba divers after a storm. She disagrees with her superiors that it was an accident and seeks the help of her childhood friend Patrik... See full summary »
When Erica finds Fjällbacka's photographer Stigge murdered in his studio, she can't help but take interest in the investigation regarding his death. Patrik and his colleagues at the ... See full summary »
The successful detective writer, Erica Falck, is thinking that her next book should be based on a true mysterious event from her childhood. When she was only 13 years old one of her dear ... See full summary »
Group A are called in to investigate a car bomb in Holland but to their horror a policeman and his family were in the car. Further investigation reveal a link between drugs and child porn so can Group A make the required connection before its too late. Written by
This Swedish special crime unit drama just gets better and better. With the expected high- standard acting, directing and particularly writing, this series is now a must-watch in our household. I like the way the back-story focus on individual members is shifted from episode to episode, with us only awaiting backgrounds on the team's female leader and the tall, quiet bespectacled one.
This time the spotlight was on Norlander and his belated fatherhood and Chavez falling hard for a forensics specialist that big Gunnar had his eye on. I was pleased though that their doings were relegated to the background of a cunningly plotted tale which started off with a cop-killing, took in gangland thuggery and an opportunist theft before the major strand of a paedophile ring took centre stage.
Yes, the long arm of coincidence came into play more than once, especially when the boss uncovers a major clue in a five year old magazine she happens to browse whilst getting her hair done, but otherwise the story gets you where you need to be efficiently but stylishly, with the chase scenes and climactic moments handled especially well.
I strongly recommend this series, it's less bleak and quirky than either 'The Bridge" or "The Killing" and probably more mundane in many respects than its two more celebrated predecessors but I find I'm possibly enjoying it even more than them and just hope the high standard continues.
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