Alex and Kimmo want to buy their first apartment, but Alex has a dilemma when they discuss a mortgage with their bank. Elise is finally moving in with her boyfriend, Anders. Nenne is trying to get on...
When a newly promoted football club loses its coach just before the start of the league season, a woman, Helena Mikkelsen, gets the historic chance to coach the team, even before an ambitious player who was promised the job.
In a successor series to Skam, we meet 19 year old Ella, who lives in Oslo with Susanne and her boyfriend Mats, and can't decide what to study. On day Ella meets Simen, and falls head over heels in love.
Cecilie Amlie Conesa,
Maria Sunniva Aasen Sandvik,
William Greni Arnø
Valkyrien centers on a doctor who runs an illegal, underground clinic in an old bomb shelter, where he treats criminals, emergency patients, and others who can't or won't seek medical help in a regular hospital.
Pål Sverre Hagen,
A mockumentary about comedian Thomas Giertsen, who has everything: Great girlfriend, big house, lots of cash and funny friends. A perfect life? Still he tends to get in trouble. After all; he's always right.
Ine F. Jansen,
Jonas has started a new life and lives in Scandinavia's least criminal town. But the facade falls when Jonas realizes that other inhabitants are former criminals with dark secrets. They will do anything it takes to protect their new lives.
Andrea Bræin Hovig,
Young polish academic Tomasz travels to Norway to find his unknown father. Once in Norway he meets a strange blend of Norwegian middle class and all their made up "problems". The series ... See full summary »
Ola G. Furuseth,
Tone Beate Mostraum
This could be considered to be a clone of the Sex and the City type TV series that are scattered in every country. The series revolves around the usual group of Angst ridden friends, trying to find their way in the world, navigating family, relationship and sexuality issues. Of course, being from Scandinavia, the sex is quite graphic, and nudity commonplace. The problem I found with the series is that there was really nothing new. I guess this reinforces the fact that no matter where one is in the world, these problems are all the same. What I found interesting and different however was how the solutions were impacted by the specific culture. From other Norwegian series I have seen, it does appear that the common thread to all of them is discussion of the issue and always a happy resolution. Sad endings, or real life issues don't appear to be the norm. But one has to remember that this is TV, and every country has its own form of fantasy and escapism to portray via TV and movies. It also reminded me a bit of the American series "Friends", where the characters all have average or low paying jobs but were able to afford nice apartments in one of the world's most expensive cities. The series overall is light and entertaining but really nothing special. Doubt it would have any global appeal outside of Scandinavia.
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