Livvagterne

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The Danish national police branch PET is in charge of personal protection, mainly of politicians and royal family. That also involves preventive work concerning terrorism, stalking etcetera. Meanwhile several team members must keep op top of personal concerns, such as ethnic background-related concerns and relational troubles at home.

Last Updated: 4/11/2022Network: DR1
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Part 3
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9.71
34 votes

#1 - Part 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/11/2009

The just-graduated rookies are officially instated as PET bodyguards. After the yellow defense minister's resignation to take up a diplomatic posting abroad, the PM reshuffles the Danish cabinet. As this makes the daughter of in immigrated Persian professor culture minister, PET rightly suspects increased security risks from racist right-wing extremists. A leak is soon found, pointing to a complex conspiracy. Rasmus needs to mentally digest his deadly first mission.

Directors: Martin Schmidt
Part 4
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9.58
36 votes

#2 - Part 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/18/2009

Even now he's best man at his sister's wedding, only Jewish PET agent Jonas Goldschmidt agrees to an undercover entrapment of the racists suspected of planning to murder his Egyptian colleague. After a fake discharge, he's transferred to the uniformed police as partner of the only accessible conspirator. The plan proves surprisingly complex and counter)action very dangerous, but the PM supports field chief Leon against yellow paper-pusher Diane.

Directors: Kasper Gaardsøe
Part 2
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8.69
36 votes

#3 - Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/4/2009

The PET recruits class completes its training course. For Rasmus and a few mates, the normal exam is replaced by an actual operation. They must help track down and eliminate Drazen Catic, the Bosnian father of the killed bodyguard, who has kidnapped the adulterous minister's mistress and is a danger to anyone as his own family and colleagues sadly experience.

Part 10
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8.25
4 votes

#4 - Part 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/1/2009

Eco-terrorist leader Christoph Meyer, a former Bader-Meynhoff member, plays tricks on everyone, including his naive terrorist greenhorns, to lure British minister Thornton in a trap. After blackmail and kidnapping, she suffers disclosure as he claims to be the father of her aborted child. MI5 discovers he blackmail trail trough the mister's spouse. PET has a hard time localizing the kidnappers, then to plan an intervention in the decommissioned broadcast studio.

Directors: Mikkel Serup
Part 1
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7.92
66 votes

#5 - Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/1/2009

Danish defense minister Henrik Skelbæk would be exposed as an utter coward hadn't his PET bodyguards pulled him trough a 'scary' New Year visit to the troops in Iraq. In order to phone his mistress, the adulterous politician breaks safety rules, costing valiant young bodyguard Ibro Catic his life. Like every year, 20 of the best police academy recruits are admitted to PET's elite training selection process. The hero's father Drazen Catic, a traumatized Bosnian refugee, fails to attend the funeral, which worries the brass. Indeed he followed the minister, seeing he's 'playing' with an opposition adviser.

Directors: Mikkel Serup
Part 14
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7.80
5 votes

#6 - Part 14

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/24/2010

Jonas, assigned with her ex-lover Rasmus to guard Russian reporter Tatyana Zimakova, finally works out that they are spied on themselves by Konstantin Korovjef and his fellow ex-KGB cahoot. CIA agent Shane gets Tønnesen off the hook by having his assignment altered.

Part 17
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7.75
4 votes

#7 - Part 17

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/14/2010

Jonas is moving with Rasmus in a bitter mood after attending the Moscow funeral of his fellow Jewish lover Sprig Grenigier, whose alleged murders will presumably remain untouchable. The team is assigned to guard Croatian nun Clara, author of a book on pacifist forgiveness, in a hotel for TV interviews and later a meeting with the PM. Pakistani maid Sumaiya, whose husband Jacobsen is fighting in Afghanistan, left their son Ahmed-Emil with the hotel security agent. The kid finds and plays with his gun, and plays with a toy laser. Rasmus mistakes its red dot for a sniper and shoot the invisible knave, fatally. Jonas is most supportive, Jasmina only at the worst point, being jealous of his ex, recruit Rilke, Tønnesen cares only for the PR disaster.

Part 6
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7.67
6 votes

#8 - Part 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/1/2009

The Danish prime minister allows invasive spy techniques to observe the Islamist terror suspects, which prove Ammar Hayat and Mukhtaar have prepared a bomb. Next the PET team works out the target is the NATO secretary-general's visit to the monarch, the medium a trolly-car. Time is running out and tailing goes wrong, so a psychologic counter-measure is devised, appealing to paternal instinct which researched shows to be at the root of hatred too.

Part 13
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7.60
5 votes

#9 - Part 13

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/17/2010

The Danish foreign minister's next visit is to Moskow. PET sends along Rasmus and Jonas, who is delighted to meet up with reporter Tatyana 'Tanya' Zimakova, a former date. Thus Jonas is informed about corruption the Russian secret service and realizes she's in danger for investigating it. Meanwhile Leon's haughty political Benedikte 'Tønne' Tønnesen compromises her position by starting an affair with CIA agent Shane.

Part 19
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7.60
5 votes

#10 - Part 19

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/28/2010

The team follows a criminal trail of blood diamonds, used to pay hit-men, to their origin in civil war-torn, corrupt Congo.

Part 20
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7.50
6 votes

#11 - Part 20

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/7/2010

Jonas and Rasmus return home after the team prevailed over the Congolese rebels, guarding the corpse, which contains priceless diamonds. Leon continues the mission to Cairo, but has to delegate a crucial meeting to 'hire him' to Jasmina, who gets captured by the Swedish mercenary's Italian lover. Leon's deputy's own, questioned style proves crucial. Leon must decide whether to become head of a European security service.

Part 16
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7.40
5 votes

#12 - Part 16

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/7/2010

After foreign mister Koch's suicide, the PM is ready to nominate MP Thomas Eriksen justice minister in a reshuffle. PET however feels it necessary to clear up his baby's kidnapping, which still hasn't been cleared up. it leads to the MP's gay assistant, Algerian immigrant Emre, with tragic consequences. Meanwhile Jonas's moving is sabotaged by his ex Rachel.

Part 11
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7.33
6 votes

#13 - Part 11

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/3/2010

Jonas and Rasmus feel 'punished' when ordered to guard in his country hideout Preben Pedersen, the cartoonist who offended Muslims by portraying the Prophet. Morten Nyholm, whose wife consents although high-pregnant again, and Muslim Jasmina, are sent to Islamabad in advance of the Danish foreign minister's visit, in fact a secret mediation requested by India. The chief ignores Leon's wise advice against visiting a girls' school. It becomes the first of several relevant Taliban bombs attacks, just after the team leaves there, not the worst.

Directors: Mikkel Serup
Part 15
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7.33
6 votes

#14 - Part 15

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/31/2010

Foolish foreign minister Margrethe Korch was supposed to retire 'for personal reasons' after a grand birthday party,but a press leak concerning misuse of public funds urges the PM instantly to announce a cabinet reshuffle, expected to replace her with capable MP Thomas Eriksen from a small party, who is told he has a few weeks to win public support. While Thomas and his bitching wife each mind one of their kids, the baby is kidnapped. Rasmus, who knows the MP, and Jonas join the local police's search. Phone records later confirm there's something fishy about the whole affair.

Part 5
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7.25
4 votes

#15 - Part 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/25/2009

Jonas Goldschmidt's marital troubles worry is superiors too. Jasmina must push her naive, conservative sister to report on her husband and his buddy, Islamic fundamentalist, who have visited Afghanistan viz. Pakistan. They dispose of all ingredients to construct a big bomb.

Directors: Mikkel Serup
Part 7
star
7.25
4 votes

#16 - Part 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/8/2009

Danish PM Jens Ole Vestergaard is guarded on his last official visit, to Paris, where he'll bid for an EU post. Meanwhile his bride, famous actress Josefine Rhode, is also under discrete PET guard. Prime concern is a female stalker, whose fantasy is to become Mrs. Vestergaard herself. Still even PET is surprised when Josefine's hen night goes way out of hand, and is filmed, so although the national press accepts to hold the story, crisis PR advises to cancel the wedding to save his career. Yet Josefine may be innocent, the stalker having impersonated her, which nobody realizes yet.

Directors: Kasper Gaardsøe
Part 12
star
7.20
5 votes

#17 - Part 12

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/10/2010

After the Taliban bomb in Islamabad, it soon becomes clear jasmine escaped because Rasmus happened to call her. Morten Nyholm is missing for long, but ultimately his corpse is identified. Jonas and Rasmus are bored babysitting Preben Pedersen, but the depressed idiot leaves trough the window at night, drunk. A half-wit hotel guest who hates the cartoonist follows him into the forest.

Directors: Mikkel Serup
Part 9
star
7.00
5 votes

#18 - Part 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/22/2009

The PET mobilizes to guard the participants of an international Copenhagen climate conference. Prime target seems the Dutch professor Wim Cremer, the spokesman of the scientifically absurd denial of the greenhouse effect itself. The team ignores he blackmails the British climate minister, who received a memory stick full of data about bribed participants, with StaSi records concerning embarrassing private youth life.

Directors: Mikkel Serup
Part 18
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7.00
5 votes

#19 - Part 18

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/21/2010

After Ahmed-Emil's demise in hospital, his Pakistani mother Sumaya is too distressed even to consent to organ donation, but when his father Frederik Jakobsen gets leave from Afghanistan, he's ready to raise hell against Rasmus while anti-war extremists start riots in Copenhagen. Scorned Rikke discloses Rasmus's identity and whereabouts to the press. Jonas comes to terms with his ex, who plans to remigrate from Berlin with their daughter. Leon's office team works out the hotel's German super-waiter Klaus Maria Grashoff may still be planning an attempt on the nun-author's life.

Part 8
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6.57
7 votes

#20 - Part 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/15/2009

The PM can't decide whether to stand by his fiancée, who turns on him and the PET, or play it politically safe as his PR team hopes. The PET meanwhile works out it was all the evil doing of the lunatic stalker, whose imaginary world makes her dangerous and unpredictable if undone. Jonas must come to terms with his wife having emigrated to a kibbutz, unlikely to return at all.

Directors: Kasper Gaardsøe