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The main character is an extraordinary and mysterious person, at the same time, he (Rodion Meglin) is an outstanding inspector. Rodion is used to work alone in order to keep the secrecy of his unusual method. Young graduate Esenya Steklova is eager to get the internship with the glorious investigator but she could hardly expect the challenges she would face while working with Rodion. Together they investigate the cruelest crimes that took place in the history of Russian criminality.
I am almost finished with the season and have found it very entertaining. Some things I enjoy about it: 1. The quotes that open each episode. I have found myself writing them down because they are thought-provokers. 2. The glimpse into Russian life, though I have no way of knowing how realistic this is. I love seeing all the homes and apartments they go into--they seem ancient, falling apart and beautiful at the same time. 3. The utter lack of sentimentality, which is a major fault of so many American shows. The crimes are brutal, the scenes very bright and bloody and unrelenting in how vulnerable the humans are in them. 4. The way each episode ends with a scene that hints toward the next one, though the stories are not connected. I like that this show is episodic.
Things not so good: 1. The pencil and hairdo thing with Esenya--that got old fast. Too precious. Get a hairclip, chick. 2. The superiority of the two main characters. They are fun to watch, but it's embarrassing how everyone else is totally inept at their jobs.
I don't know how this season ends, but I'm already wishing there had been more of them.
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