The Killing, based on the wildly successful Danish series Forbrydelsen, tells the story of the murder of a young girl in Seattle and the subsequent police investigation. It ties together three distinct stories and as the series unfolds, it becomes clear that there are no accidents; everyone has a secret, and while the characters think they've moved on, their past isn't done with them.
Last Episode04x06 Eden Aired: Aug. 01, 2014
Linden and Holder are confronted with the shocking truth behind the Stansbury murders.
Series Fun Facts
- The Danish title of the original series,"Forbrydelsen" (2007), actually translates to "The Crime" - not "The Killing" as it was called in the US.
- AMC canceled the series after the second season. A few months later, Fox Television Studios reached a deal with Netflix to co-produce the series with AMC and revive the series for a third season.
- Joel Kinnaman was ecstatic to hear that he could drop the F-bomb during the final season because of Netflix purchasing the show.