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
- Much of the incidental music in Season 1 and 2 is the same as Forbrydelsen's first two seasons. They were both scored by Frans Bak.
- Joel Kinnaman was ecstatic to hear that he could drop the F-bomb during the final season because of Netflix purchasing the show.
- 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.