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Unit 1 

Rejseholdet (original title)
A mobile task force is dispatched across Denmark to help local police solve tough cases.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Charlotte Fich ...  Ingrid Dahl 32 episodes, 2000-2004
Mads Mikkelsen ...  Allan Fischer 32 episodes, 2000-2004
Lars Brygmann ...  Thomas La Cour 32 episodes, 2000-2004
Waage Sandø Waage Sandø ...  Jens Peter 'IP' Sørensen / ... 32 episodes, 2000-2004
Erik Wedersøe Erik Wedersøe ...  Ulf Thomsen 32 episodes, 2000-2004
Trine Pallesen ...  Gabriella 'Gaby' Levin 32 episodes, 2000-2004
Lars Bom Lars Bom ...  Johnny Olsen 31 episodes, 2000-2004
Michael Falch ...  Jan Boysen 23 episodes, 2000-2004
Sebastian Ottenstein Sebastian Ottenstein ...  Tobias 20 episodes, 2000-2004
Lisbet Lundquist ...  Kirsten Jørgensen / ... 17 episodes, 2000-2002
Lykke Sand ...  Gry 15 episodes, 2000-2004
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Storyline

When a female police commissioner who has ambitions on behalf of her gender selects detective Ingrid Dahl as the new head of a Danish police travel unit, it does not come without problems for the young detective. She struggles to unite career and family, and she has to establish a cooperation with a team of detectives including the man who had expected to take her job. However, the initial uncertainty soon turns to trust and even friendship, and the team proves its worth investigating the nation's most vicious cases of murder and violent crime. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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To Unit One, the case at hand is all that matters.


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Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Danish | English

Release Date:

1 October 2000 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Mordkommissionen See more »

Filming Locations:

Aalborg, Jylland, Denmark See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Danmarks Radio (DR) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(30 episodes) | (2 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The original series title, "Rejseholdet" (which translates into "the traveling team"), is the Danish equivalent of the FBI, i.e. a special police force not restricted by boroughs, city limits, and Danish regions, although all Danish police officers are technically not restricted by geography. Its formal name is "Rigspolitichefens Afdeling A", or "Section A of the National Police Commisioner", or just "Rejseafdelingen" - "The Traveling Department". See more »

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Fabulous crime series
26 August 2004 | by brrmSee all my reviews

I've seen selected episodes of Unit One on German television and am extremely impressed. I'm a fan of several Swedish crime series (Commissar Beck and the Henning Mankell mysteries), but Unit One is just as good, if not better. What is surprising is how much it packs into little over an hour. Not only does it cover the case in all its complications, but it also covers various back stories, the private conflicts that affect the members of Unit One. The writing, the cast, the photography, the direction are all superb, and I can only hope that ZDF in Germany will show all the episodes, and when they do, that they will put the series in primetime, and not in a late-night slot as they have up to now.


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