All Time Favorite TV-Series (Danish/UK/US/Swedish)

by klausmjneumann | created - 31 May 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

A list of all time favorite tv-series that I had been seen in my hole life... Both Danish and UK / US / Swedish are listed...

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1. Een stor familie (1982–1983)

40 min | Comedy

Sitcom about the life in a company office.

Stars: Kirsten Rolffes, Paul Hagen, Ilse Rande, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 99

2. Huset på Christianshavn (1970–1977)

30 min | Comedy, Family

A comedy about the tenants of a small, old apartment building in Christianshavn, Copenhagen.

Stars: Poul Reichhardt, Arthur Jensen, Helle Virkner, Paul Hagen

Votes: 699

3. Anthonsen (1984– )

Crime

The Private detective from Valby - the Danish answer to Sherlock Holmes and Philip Marlowe.

Stars: Ove Sprogøe, Elin Reimer, Kummer, Paul Hagen

Votes: 110

4. New Tricks (2003–2015)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

Votes: 4,648

5. Heartbeat (1992–2010)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

The 1960s lives and adventures of the police constabulary, medical staff, and residents of Ashfordly and Aidensfield.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

Votes: 2,456

6. En by i provinsen (1977–1980)

Crime, Drama

The criminal police in a provincial town in Denmark solves different criminal cases back in the 1970s, when the police was dominated by men and DNA was not yet a tool in investigation.

Stars: Henning Moritzen, Jens Okking, Lars Lunøe, Birgit Sadolin

Votes: 137

7. Badehotellet (2013– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Comedy, Drama

The seaside hotel "Badehotellet" in NW Denmark opens for its wealthy guests each summer. We follow the guests and staff at the hotel from 1928 and into the 1940s.

Stars: Amalie Dollerup, Lars Ranthe, Anne Louise Hassing, Merete Mærkedahl

Votes: 1,497

8. A Touch of Frost (1992–2010)

TV-MA | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.

Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Arthur White

Votes: 6,074

9. Taxa (1997–1999)

45 min | Crime, Drama

Two rival cab companies in the danish capital of Copenhagen.

Stars: Pernille Højmark, Zlatko Buric, Pia Vieth, Jesper Lohmann

Votes: 599

10. Better Times (2004–2007)

58 min | Drama, History

Starting in 1949, the series follows four young Danes through 25 years of history and personal developments in a story about finding yourself in a world of changes.

Stars: Anne Louise Hassing, Anders W. Berthelsen, Maibritt Saerens, Waage Sandø

Votes: 1,430

11. Borgen (2010–2013)

TV-14 | 58 min | Drama

A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister.

Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Emil Poulsen, Freja Riemann

Votes: 15,978

12. Matador (1978–1982)

67 min | Drama

A man comes to Korsbæk, Denmark, in 1929, opens a women's clothing store in competition with an established one - bringing him up against the conservative establishment including the bank manager. We follow the families until after WWII.

Stars: Jørgen Buckhøj, Buster Larsen, Ghita Nørby, Malene Schwartz

Votes: 3,912

13. Wallander (2005–2013)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A Swedish cop in a small town by the Baltic coast.

Stars: Krister Henriksson, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Mats Bergman, Douglas Johansson

Votes: 4,920 | Gross: $0.01M

14. MacGyver (1985–1992)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

The adventures of a secret Agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Bruce McGill, Robin Mossley

Votes: 34,545

15. The A-Team (1983–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 33,176

16. Airwolf (1984–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

As part of a deal with an intelligence agency to look for his missing brother, a renegade pilot goes on missions with an advanced battle helicopter.

Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Alex Cord, Ernest Borgnine, Jean Bruce Scott

Votes: 9,606

17. Knight Rider (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of a virtually indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.

Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart, Patricia McPherson

Votes: 29,047

18. Saved by the Bell (1989–2020)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

A close-knit group of six friends get through their teens together while attending Bayside High School in Palisades, California.

Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dustin Diamond, Lark Voorhies

Votes: 30,304

19. The Jacksons (1976–1977)

30 min | Comedy, Music

The Jacksons is an American variety show featuring the Jackson siblings. It was the first variety show where the entire cast were siblings. As with the Jackson 5 regular performances, ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson

Votes: 178

20. Taggart (1983–2010)

TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 1,288

21. Strisser på Samsø (1997–1998)

55 min | Crime, Drama

A cop on a small island, going about his everyday life.

Stars: Lars Bom, Andrea Vagn Jensen, Amalie Dollerup, Lotte Arnsbjerg

Votes: 328

22. At the Faber (2000–2002)

45 min | Drama

Hotellet is all about the Faber family who owns the Hotel Faber. As the head of the family commits suicide, the rest of the family try to pick up the pieces after him. The series is clearly inspired by Twin Peaks and Empire.

Stars: Søren Byder, Martin Hestbæk, Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis, Trine Appel

Votes: 140

23. Faceless Murderer (1995)

208 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

A farmer discovers that his neighbors have been murdered. Wallander get on the case.

Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Sven Wollter, Åke Jörnfalk, Rolf Lydahl

Votes: 438

24. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A veteran Detective Chief Inspector and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 21,945

25. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front

Votes: 9,984

26. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Chief Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Detective Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 9,527

28. Strandvaskeren (1978)

Crime

A woman is killed during burglary of papers. She's dumped at sea. She ends on Coroner Lind's table. He investigates her due to interest in her rare disease. He works with Detective Tarding in solving a case bigger than a dead woman.

Stars: Ole Dupont, Poul Müller, Holger Perfort, Niels Alsing

Votes: 35

30. Smuglerne (1970–1971)

45 min | Crime

An investigative reporter (Erik Wedersøe) is following a tip about two rivaling smuggler gangs. When he involves his girlfriend (Ann-Mari Max Hansen) as his research agent, consequences are fatal.

Stars: Jørgen Buckhøj, Erik Wedersøe, Jørgen Kiil, Ann-Mari Max Hansen

Votes: 34

31. Ka' De li' østers (1967)

35 min | Crime

A woman is found murdered in her apartment in Copenhagen. A lead in the police investigation is oyster shells thus suspects are asked: Do you like oysters?

Stars: Pouel Kern, Erik Paaske, Bjørn Watt-Boolsen, Lise Ringheim

Votes: 68

32. Beck (1996– )

50 min | Drama

A series about the work of a Missing Persons agency.

Stars: William Ash, Nigel Clauzel, David Herlihy, David Hunt

Votes: 50

33. Mannen som log (2003)

127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

In this adaption of a Henning Mankell novel, Inspector Kurt Wallander investigates a case of murder and trade of human organs.

Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Marie Richardson, Christer Fant, Lars Melin

Votes: 603

34. Beck (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Commissioner Martin Beck and his eccentric partner Gunvald Larsson investigate murders in Stockholm, Sweden.

Stars: Peter Haber, Ingvar Hirdwall, Rebecka Hemse, Mikael Persbrandt

Votes: 3,857

35. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

The regulars of the Boston bar "Cheers" share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

Votes: 46,299

36. Skärgårdsdoktorn (1997–2000)

60 min | Drama

TV series about the doctor Johan Steen who returns to Sweden after working in Somalia. He takes over his father in law's practice in the archipelago and together with his daughter Wilma, they try to make a new life for themselves.

Stars: Samuel Fröler, Ebba Hultkvist, Sten Ljunggren, Helena Brodin

Votes: 703

37. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996–2007)

TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

Votes: 2,271

38. Park Road (2009–2010)

43 min | Comedy, Mystery

Three siblings escape the attention of some angry gangsters by settling into a quiet residential street, where they think nothing can go wrong.

Stars: Henrik Prip, Laura Drasbæk, Christian Tafdrup, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina

Votes: 390

39. Born and Bred (2002–2005)

55 min | Drama

A 1950s set, British drama series about life in the fictional Lancashire village of Ormston. The main focus of the series was the two doctors, father and son, who run the cottage hospital under the new National Health Service.

Stars: Jenna Russell, Maggie Steed, Clive Swift, Naomi Radcliffe

Votes: 260

40. Medicinmannen (2005)

358 min | Drama, Thriller

Martin Holst is the dynamic CEO of the pharmaceutical manufacturer Holst Medicals. When his son Jonas is kidnapped and turned into an innocent pawn in a much greater game, Martin loses ... See full summary »

Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Nina Gunke, Lennart Hjulström, Karin Hagås

Votes: 317

41. Irene Huss (2007–2011)
Episode: Den krossade tanghästen (2008)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A man jumps from a balcony and dies. His terrified wife witnesses the event in a nearby taxi cab. Once Irene Huss arrives on the scene, it soon turns out that what appeared to be a tragic ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Asphaug | Stars: Angela Kovacs, Reuben Sallmander, Felicia Löwerdahl, Mikaela Knapp

Votes: 523

42. Ride Upon the Storm (2017– )

60 min | Drama

The story centers on a family of priests: Johannes, Elisabeth and their sons August and Christian. Johannes is God-like to his sons - he gives, loves, and punishes. His favoritism for ... See full summary »

Stars: Lars Mikkelsen, Ann Eleonora Jørgensen, Simon Sears, Fanny Louise Bernth

Votes: 1,164

43. Irene Huss (2007–2011)
Episode: The Torso (2007)

87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

On a beach in Gothenburg, a woman find parts of a dismembered man's body. The only clue is a torso, tattoo. Irene Huss find a similar previous cases that will take her to Copenhagen, where ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Asphaug | Stars: Angela Kovacs, Reuben Sallmander, Mikaela Knapp, Felicia Löwerdahl

Votes: 846

44. One Step Behind (2005)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Shortly after police discovers the murder of three friends, police inspector Wallander finds his friend and colleague Svedberg dead. At first believing that Svedberg killed himself, ... See full summary »

Director: Birger Larsen | Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Marie Richardson, Christer Fant, Lars Melin

Votes: 971

45. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Wolvercote Tongue (1987)

TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

During an exclusive tour an elderly woman dies suddenly and the priceless piece of Medieval jewellery she was going to donate to a local museum vanishes.

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Simon Callow, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 566

46. Murphy's Law (2003–2007)
Episode: Electric Bill (2003)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery