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 Episode03x12 The Road to Hamelin Aired: Aug. 04, 2013
In the Season 3 finale, Sarah risks her life when someone dear to her goes missing; and Holder's past is used against him.
Series Fun Facts
- The series has gained notoriety for being canceled on two occasions only for the show to be revived. The show was initially canceled by AMC in 2012 after it's second season but was renewed…
[show]The series has gained notoriety for being canceled on two occasions only for the show to be revived. The show was initially canceled by AMC in 2012 after it's second season but was renewed later in the year due to a strong pitch from creator Veena Sud. After it's third season in 2013 the series was canceled yet again by AMC and was nonetheless later revived by Netflix who ordered a fourth season and final season.
- Mireille Enos did not watch the Danish original, "Forbrydelsen" (2007), before filming this series.
- 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.