Lise Baastrup as Hjørdis

Episodes 40

7.5

The Idealist

1x1
February 9, 2012

Ricco's father-in-law turns out to be Rita's high school sweetheart. Meanwhile, Rita's battle at school with a 14-year-old know-it-all goes wrong.

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7.5

The Teacher

1x2
February 16, 2012

A new student suffers socially when his parents demand a schoolwide ban on sugar. Meanwhile, Rita's estranged mother wants to get back in touch.

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7.5

The Anarchist

1x3
February 23, 2012

When a school talent show forces Rita to re-evaluate her uncompromising relationship to truth, she realizes she's been doing some lying of her own.

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7.5

The Whore

1x4
March 1, 2012

Rita finds porn on Jeppe's computer and fears he'll share what she knows firsthand is a destructive relationship to sex.

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7.5

The Protector

1x5
March 8, 2012

Rita protects a troubled kid with ADHD from vandalism charges but forgets to fight for her own son when he's the victim of hate crime bullying.

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7.5

The Hypocrite

1x6
March 15, 2012

Rita finds drugs at school, but the accused student points Rita in the direction of her own son, Jeppe. Molly gets a job at a hospice.

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7.5

The Princess

1x7
March 22, 2012

When Rita takes over a second-grade theater production, her own life story begins to blend with the fairy tale the kids are playing out.

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7.5

The Mother

1x8
March 29, 2012

A lonely Rita starts hanging out with Rosa. But all hell breaks loose when Rosa realizes that Rita was the one her dad was having an affair with.

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7.5

The Grown Up

2x1
September 11, 2013

A pregnant Rita faces a difficult decision: She can keep the baby but never reveal who the father is, or she can get an abortion.

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7.5

The Garden

2x2
September 18, 2013

Rita and Rasmus move in together, and Rita tries her best to act like an adult -- until Rasmus puts a rose bed in her beloved wilderness of a garden.

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September 25, 2013

Rita "lends" her own grandchild to a pregnant girl in her class in an attempt to convince her to get an abortion, but the plan backfires.

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7.5

Team Player

2x4
October 2, 2013

It's sports day, and Helle wants to protect the losers from having an upsetting experience -- but Rita takes up the struggle for the right to win.

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7.5

I Love You

2x5
October 9, 2013

Another teacher is terrorizing Rita's student, and Rita has to take up the cause -- but it's not easy when the teacher uses bureaucracy as a weapon.

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7.5

First Love

2x6
October 16, 2013

A student in Rita's class falls hopelessly in love with her at the same time that her own first love, Tom, reappears in her life at a family baptism.

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7.5

The Role Model

2x7
October 23, 2013

Rita and Rasmus struggle to save their relationship, but an innocent meeting with a colleague has unexpected consequences.

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7.5

Weeds

2x8
October 30, 2013

For the first time in her life, Rita has gone down for the count, but she has to rediscover her fighting spirit when Erik strikes a student.

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7.5

The Candidate

3x1
March 16, 2015

Inspired by local politics, Rita holds an election in her class. Uffe gets a job at the school, but it sparks conflict with Hjordis.

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7.5

The Basement

3x2
March 23, 2015

Helle hires a motivational coach for the students. Meanwhile Jeppe moves in with his boyfriend, and Rita struggles with living on her own.

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7.5

Sponsor A Child

3x3
March 30, 2015

A problem student goes on a destructive rampage, Hjordis makes progress with her second graders, and a man from Rita's past shows up.

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7.5

Evening

3x4
April 6, 2015

To combat loneliness, Rita invites some students to her house. Meanwhile, Hjordis tries to spice up her sex life with Uffe.

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7.5

Lice

3x5
April 13, 2015

Rita's fourth graders come down with head lice, and she decides to delouse them herself. Meanwhile, Helle faces evaluation by her peers.

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7.5

Freefall

3x6
April 20, 2015

Rita tries to keep the police in the dark when Hjordis decides on the perfect item to bury in a time capsule: marijuana.

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7.5

The Head

3x7
April 27, 2015

Overcome by stress, Helle asks Rita to become the school's temporary headmaster, and Hjordis's class celebrates Saint Lucy's day with style.

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7.5

The Test

3x8
May 11, 2015

Rita agrees to act as temporary headmaster in Helle's absence, and Hjordis and Uffe face an important decision regarding their relationship.

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8.0

Present/Past

4x1
August 21, 2017

Rita has settled down in Molly's apartment and works in a burger bar, much to Molly's chagrin. When Molly, on behalf of Rita, sends a job application, Rita ends up with a job offer from her former primary school, which she reluctantly accepts. Hjørdis, out of concern for Rita, applies for a job at the same school, so she can be there for her.

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August 28, 2017

Rita, who hates cooking, struggles to fill in as a home economics teacher. Hjørdis tries to help Allan overcome his fears about an upcoming field trip.

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8.0

Thaw

4x3
September 4, 2017

A bomb threat scares the whole school — except Rita. Hjørdis worries that her and Uffe's strange hobbies will hurt their son socially when he's older.

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8.0

True Friends

4x4
September 18, 2017

Lea invites Rita to join her family for dinner, echoing a day in 1985 when teenage Rita had dinner with Lea's parents and was called to Lea's rescue.

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8.5

You and Me

4x5
September 19, 2017

When one of Rita's first-graders doesn't want to take a turn bringing home 'Sharebear,' the class teddy bear, she visits his home to find out why.

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September 20, 2017

To try to save the school from closure, the staff organizes a fundraiser, including a play by Hjørdis' class with Allan in the lead role.

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8.0

Family

4x7
September 21, 2017

Bjørne can't bear to break the bad news to his staff and becomes self-destructive. The event in 1985 that led to Lea falling out with Rita is revealed.

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8.5

Home

4x8
September 22, 2017

When history starts to repeat itself, Rita retreats in self-defeat, until a loyal friend gives her the support she needs to figure out her future.

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0.0

Fake News

5x1
June 1, 2020

A young Holocaust denier creates a scare at Hjordis and Rita's school. Helle asks Rita to help Rasmus accept a hard truth. Uffe meets a kindred spirit.

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June 8, 2020

Rita tries to stop a shy student's parents from uprooting him to move to Greenland. Rasmus meets someone on Tinder. Hjørdis helps a student face a fear.

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0.0

The Outing

5x3
June 15, 2020

During a field trip to Sweden, Rita rubs the local townsfolk the wrong way. Niels brings Jeppe back to Denmark, where Rasmus and Uffe help the two bond.

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June 22, 2020

When an odd new student suddenly pops up in class, Rita gets a moneymaking idea. Jeppe goes on a Tinder date. Attraction grows between Rasmus and Rita.

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0.0

Hot Flash

5x5
June 29, 2020

Uffe tries to avoid Pil. Rita worries that one of her night-class students might be a victim of domestic abuse. Jeppe learns Ole is still in the closet.

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0.0

Boundaries

5x6
July 6, 2020

Jeppe's ex unexpectedly returns. Hjørdis helps a student whose parents use her as a go-between. Rita's friendship with Gerd becomes a problem in class.

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0.0

The Lake

5x7
July 13, 2020

Rita struggles to process her overwhelming feelings of guilt. Ole reveals to Jeppe that he's met someone else - whom his grandmother approves of.

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0.0

Chaos

5x8
July 20, 2020

Jeppe learns that Ole is going to propose to Camilla. A new student who leads the other pupils in a school strike reminds Rita why she became a teacher.

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