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The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.

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Status Ended

First Air Date 2011-04-03

Last Air Date 2014-08-01

Seasons 4

Episodes 44


TMDB 7.9


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sherri_hodges shared a tip "Wish this show was still on"

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joslyn shared a tip "Likewise recommended this to me months ago and I absolutely loved it. Also a little biased because it’s based in Seattle 😉"

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nicole_norm shared a tip "Great crime series! Have yet to re-watch it all over again, just that good👌🏼"

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franciska_bakker_sephton shared a tip "Joel Kinnaman."

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holley_rilko shared a tip "Excellent show"

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tracey_yonts shared a tip "If you liked The Fall, you'll love this one!"

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jayne_tardiff shared a tip "Some shows u just wish would continue"

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ntassoni shared a tip "I loved it."

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kerriboylesam shared a tip "I watched this when it first aired. It’s a great series! If you like true crime, mystery and suspense - you’ll love it!"

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krystina_dowd shared a tip "This series had me on the edge of my seat. I watched the whole thing in less than a week."

carrie_nygard shared a tip "If you like the fall, watch this one!"

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emily_heisler shared a tip "Intense thriller"

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caron_rodgers shared a tip "Perfect binge watch. The story and characters develop nicely."

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joseph_mosca shared a tip "Great show"

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regina_hughes shared a tip "Dark and disturbing. Excellent acting Greek characters dark storyline."

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regina_hughes shared a tip "Great characters"

cristy_cockerham shared a tip "My favorite!!!"

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TheLaura shared a tip "Absolutely loves this series when it was on. Can’t wait to binge again."

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toni_dotson shared a tip "This show was excellent!"

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joe_davini shared a tip "One of the best shows I've watched."

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elizabeth_vaughn shared a tip "Slow to start but gets better and you can't stop watching."

alena_p shared a tip "Excellent series"

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sarah_hodges_5791 shared a tip "One of my faves! Main characters play off each other well, storyline fab. I miss it."

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kevin_bergen shared a tip "Breathtaking, edge of my seat, acting, casting, unbeaten!"

scott_hamilton_79 shared a tip "One season too many but still worth the watch."

deanna_brown_3140 shared a tip "The perfect show in so many ways"

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angela_shannon shared a tip "Such an underared show, but sooo good, from the acting to the suspense, a great twist as well"

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sharon_pirro shared a tip "Awesome series!"

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kim_brown_9710 shared a tip "Very well written. Characters are human and flawed. Must watch"

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emily_denney shared a tip "Great series. Wished they continued it"

tracey_l shared a tip "I seriously miss this show!! 😍"

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eg7 shared a tip "Can't say I had a favorite episode. The whole series was just really well done."

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hey_hey_casey_rae shared a tip "Omg no one else ever has heard of this when I mention it. It's one of the best!"

megan_dickey_3740 shared a tip "Love. Always searching for another one like this."

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patty_barton_watt shared a tip "Really great plots, great acting. Kept my attention at all times!"

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erin_perkins shared a tip "Loved this series!"

christina_perry_1082 shared a tip "Such a plot twist"

beth_sicilio shared a tip "Awesome!!!!!!!!!"

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osama_verse shared a tip "A must watch if you like crime drama!!!"

daniela_alayon shared a tip "Very interesting series."

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serese_swartzendruber shared a tip "Absolutely incredibly amazing"

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tv_fan_grl shared a tip "I thought this was a great show! The actors did a great job and the stories were interesting."

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sebastien_roy_5534 shared a tip "Early work of Joel Kinnaman. A dark and well written mystery. Heavy at times."

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danielle_hernandez shared a tip "It’s dark and sad so fair warning."

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kelly_bergman shared a tip "Loved this show and the actors. May run a bit slow for some tastes but plenty of guesses and cliffhangers."

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windy_roads shared a tip "Amazing show with twists and turns that keep you guessing!"

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trina_knighten shared a tip "Was sooo good. I was sad it ended"

melinda_grant_3483 shared a tip "This was one of the best crime shows I have ever watched! I need more like this please"

marilyn_4176 shared a tip "Love this binged watched all of it"

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jennifer_baxter shared a tip "Loved it!"

stephanie_daly_4365 shared a tip "First season was good. I stopped watching after that."

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driving_playlist_ly shared a tip "Kept you guessing until end, unexpected killer"

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kali_wathen shared a tip "Intense and totally binge worthy"

carspoon shared a tip "I thought it lost something after the first storyline, but it was brilliant in the beginning."

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tracy_vass shared a tip "Fantastic! Gritty, real! Not contrived network garbage."

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jasmine_9485 shared a tip "Loved this show. One of my top fav"

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raquel_cruz_5011 shared a tip "This is one of the beat crimes shows I’ve ever watched! Highly recommend!!"

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nicole_monceaux shared a tip "Gritty but great"

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stella_ashley_omaho shared a tip "Edge of my seat drama!"

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kate_drummond_parpe shared a tip "This show is amazing. The characters are deep and complex, the backdrop is gorgeous and the stories make you think."

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jennifer_muchler shared a tip "This is an absolutely amazing series!"

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emin_eralp shared a tip "One of the better shows I've seen in a long time. I totally recommend it."

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cliff_reese shared a tip "Great character development"

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bradley_civick shared a tip "It's pretty good. The actors make the show."

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evelyn_m_6795 shared a tip "This show is just amazing. Binge worthy...."

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su_ortiz shared a tip "Detective Drama"

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rebecca_colona_lafleur shared a tip "I’ve seen all of them. One of my favorite series."

stephanie_taylor_7902 shared a tip "One of best things you can watch."

glenna_whitten shared a tip "I really like Scandinavian Noir This was a good show. The Bridge was good also."

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SmocksandJin shared a tip "The first two seasons are intense. The characters are flawed but well written"

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hayley_smith_5667 shared a tip "One of the BEST crime shows I’ve ever seen!"

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amanda_young_2741 shared a tip "This show is binge worthy, when it was done I felt lost. LoL always a sign of a great show."

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jess_stennes shared a tip "This is so well written and great acting. Had me hooked in"

denise_hoke shared a tip "This was such a great crime thriller...was hoping for more seasons!!"

shauna_9884 shared a tip "Really enjoy these two characters together."

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laura_birbiglia shared a tip "First 2 seasons of this series is a must."

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jane_stevens shared a tip "The best."

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carriegrubbs shared a tip "Wish they would add more seasons!"

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alton_washington_ shared a tip "Really the first season is the best. Downhill after that."

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evelyn_rodriguez_2674 shared a tip "Great show. It's been a while since I've seen it but I remember being hooked."

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bobbie_jackson shared a tip "Fantastic Series!!"

susan_baker_8136 shared a tip "Amazing series!"

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jennifer_collins_8074 shared a tip "Absolutely the best crime drama series. Heart wrenching. Amazing characters."

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pieter_stinson shared a tip "Hard to pick one"

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bethanne_kushner shared a tip "Excellent!"

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kristina_tapper_1368 shared a tip "First season was great, but I didn’t enjoy the second season as much."

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laura_major shared a tip "Great series. Wish they had more episodes."

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shay_wright shared a tip "Like"

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j_kryger shared a tip "Atmospheric n strong partnership of cops Rox"

taryn_thurman shared a tip "One of the best detective series ive watched"

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etienne_lambert shared a tip "Very poignant storytelling. I cried."

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deleted_user_1616297248300 shared a tip "One of the best crime shows made in the last ten years *****"

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justine_duncan shared a tip "It's been so long I can't remember. What's yours?"

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mark_couch shared a tip "The BEST!"

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John-E-Lew shared a tip "One of the best series ever. Loved, loved it. "1-900 Linden"... Haha."

lucy_flinn shared a tip "Best show ever. Great character development"

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kay_chan shared a tip "Great show. I watched both the original and the American remake. Stick with original please."

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cindy_eggers_yahl shared a tip "This show didn’t get the recognition it deserved!!!"

jay_penning shared a tip "Great acting. Suspense and dark drama"

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julie_smith_2232 shared a tip "The best show that so many haven't watched!! Totally grows on you. Their chemistry is amazing."

denise_hodges shared a tip "The first season is SO good!"

heather_oliva shared a tip "Loved this show so sad they ended so soon"

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julie_young_995 shared a tip "This is one of the best crime dramas ever!!!"

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erin_reza shared a tip "I wish there was more!! All time favorite"

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destiny_2322 shared a tip "Absolutely amazing show. All seasons are good but season one really takes the cake. Really draws you in and is hard to turn off."

chesley_gaddis shared a tip "🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼"

donna_stubbs shared a tip "It’s one of the best crime shows I’ve ever seen. Great actors and complex story."

jeff_antaya shared a tip "Fantastic"

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teresa_bloomfield-r shared a tip "Excellent"

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annette_mckinney shared a tip "I couldn’t stop watching this!! So many twists! This may be my favorite show ever!!! The Who did it changed so many times!"

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angella_r shared a tip "The characters in this are incredible."

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meg_winter shared a tip "Epic"

tonya_hilburn shared a tip "Best series ever!!!"

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shaye_kingsley shared a tip "Great series with great twists!"

leighannleann shared a tip "Omg the best thriller and drama! This is alway a go to recommendation I give to anyone wanting a thriller/ whodunnit !"