When the police reveal a narcotic smuggling the driver is shot dead. It appears that the driver is Superintendent Martin Beck's son. Beck breaks down and moves out of the way. But on his colleagues request he returns.
Commissioner Martin Beck's intends to resign after hearing his long-estranged son Micke Sjögren, who even took his mother Agneta's name after she left Martin years ago, was fatally shot by unknown fiends as involuntary-undercover amphetamine courier during Beck's colleagues John Banck and Yvonne Jäder's hunt for Polish drug smugglers. Gunvald Larsson is forced to step up as Martin seems unwilling to return, but his unofficial investigation, triggered by his truly-lush senior neighbor, proves as crucial. Stockholm's crime king's latest bloody victim, a restaurant owner Hakdahl, 'served' in his own roasted chicken spits machine, seems Gunvald and chief 's priority. Meeting Mikey's girl at a dodgy 'dance' club, Martin traces the party drugs his boy used and smuggled to a medical supplies-cover in Cracovia, Poland and ties all cases, worse then feared.Written by
The dead Japanese woman on K2 that Gunvald tells Lena about during the car ride is Yasuko Namba. She died on May 11th, 1996 while descending the mountain. Her body was not recovered until 1997. This would be a current news event at the time of episode filming. See more »
For the German TV version the scenes with the pathologist Oljelund were re-shot with German actor Ottfried Fischer. See more »