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The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey is a Danish police procedural television series produced by Danmarks Radio, created and written by Peter Thorsboe and Mai Brostrøm. The series debuted on 10 October 2004 in Denmark. It won an International Emmy Award from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for best non-American television drama series in 2005. There were three seasons; the second season premiered in Denmark on 9 October 2005 and the third on 8 October 2006. The last episode originally aired in Denmark on 26 November 2006. The series was filmed on location in various parts of northern Europe, from Berlin and Copenhagen to Oslo and other locations including Iceland.

The series has enjoyed particular success in Australia, where it airs on SBS and is available on DVD with English subtitles.

  1. Peter Thorsboe


  2. Mai Brostrøm


Series Cast

  1. Ghita Nørby

    Ghita Nørby

    Thea Nellemann

    28 Episodes

  2. Jens Albinus

    Jens Albinus

    Hallgrim Ørn Hallgrimsson

    28 Episodes

  3. Marina Bouras

    Marina Bouras

    Marie Wied

    28 Episodes

  4. Steen Stig Lommer

    Steen Stig Lommer

    Villy Frandsen

    28 Episodes

  5. Susan A. Olsen

    Susan A. Olsen

    Ditte Hansen

    28 Episodes

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The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey

Season 1

2004 | 12 Episodes

Season 1 of The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey premiered on October 10, 2004.

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The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey
The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey



Original Name Ørnen: En Krimi Odyssè

Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language Danish

Runtime 60m



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