The Best Episodes of Occupied
Last Updated: Nov 24, 2018
In the near future, Norway is occupied by Russia on behalf of the European Union, due to the fact that the newly elected environmental friendly Norwegian government has stopped the all important oil- and gas-production in the North Sea.
#1 - December (2)
Season 1 - Episode 10
In an interview with an American news channel Jesper Berg claims that the Americans is supporting the Norwegian side of the conflict. This is the opposite of what Americans asked for and they get Jesper Berg removed from the embassy.
#2 - December (1)
Season 1 - Episode 9
Jesper Berg continues as the country's prime minister from within the US Embassy, but the Americans are not particularly thrilled about Jesper Berg's politics and offers him a ticket to Switzerland.
#3 - February (2)
Season 2 - Episode 8
The EU interprets the deployment of the Finnish aircraft as an attack on the EU and votes on a resolution for Russia to exit Norway. They also want Anita to stand down.
#4 - May
Season 1 - Episode 2
Jesper Berg assures journalist Thomas Eriksen that the Russian presence is by no means an occupation. During a medal ceremony at Akershus Fortress May 17 a young guardsman attempts to shoot the Russian ambassador.
#5 - November
Season 1 - Episode 8
Jesper Berg understands that he is not going anywhere with the EU, and initiate police action to get the Russians out of the country. The Russian ambassador, Sidorova, warns him against continuing to expel Russians, but Jesper Berg does not care about her warnings.
#6 - October
Season 1 - Episode 7
Jesper Berg has won the referendum, but the Russian shows no signs of leaving the country. On the contrary, they have increased their military activity. The prime minister now expects the EU sets up military action to get the Russians out, but EU are reluctant to enter into a military conflict with Russia.
#7 - June
Season 1 - Episode 3
The prime minister is under pressure from Eriksen. He wants the prime minister to come with a specific date for the Russian withdrawal from Norway. Berg yields to pressure and ask the Russians about a date. The Russians, however, have one condition.
#8 - April
Season 1 - Episode 1
Europe is suffering from an energy crisis and when Norway’s new Green prime minister Jesper Berg calls a press conference to announce that he is stopping all fossil fuel production. The EU calls on Russia to invade.
#9 - July
Season 1 - Episode 4
A Norwegian resistance movement that calls itself Free Norway gives the impression of wanting to use all means to get the Russians out of the country. They contact Eriksen, and demands that he writes beneficial about them - otherwise his wife's Russian friendly restaurant will be the next target.
#10 - August
Season 1 - Episode 5
There are few days to the Russians will pull out, and the preparations for them to leave the country takes place at all levels. Prime Minister Jesper Berg making plans for how to get the party up and running again, but has major challenges on several levels.
#11 - September
Season 1 - Episode 6
Norway has managed to repair the gas lines after bomb on Viksund, but the EU believes that the political landscape is too uncertain for the Russian withdrawal now. Prime Minister Berg must make a difficult decision - contrary to his own ideological convictions.
#12 - February (1)
Season 2 - Episode 7
It seems that there may be a majority in the EU in favour of a resolution to force Russia out of Norway, but for the EU to vote for the resolution, the Government of Norway must support it.
#13 - August
Season 2 - Episode 1
Half a year has passed since Free Norway mobilised itself and the country was on the brink of war. In order to maintain peace, the Norwegian government has had to compromise with the Russians.
#15 - September
Season 2 - Episode 2
Russia has arrested the Coast Guard soldiers who were behind the action at Melkøya, Anita Rygg has promised that they will be handed over to Norway, but when one of the soldiers is dead, it becomes more problematic.
#16 - November
Season 2 - Episode 4
The group holding Jesper is willing to sell him to the Norwegian authorities, but when they find out that the Russians are behind the agreement, they order his death.