Pilot recap & spoilers

Pilot (The Killing - S1E1) recap & spoilers

7.9 star

On her last day of work, homicide detective Sarah Linden is drawn into a new case about the disappearance of a teenage girl, Rosie Larsen. Mitch and Stan Larsen frantically try to track down their daughter when they learn she did not show up at school. City Councilman Darren Richmond prepares for an important forum with the Mayor as the election nears..

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Treated show on tvThis is a really good tv show great acting, music and suspenseful it keeps you wondering but the thing is how fast can they have second season ready got addicted to this show I will give more stars but I was only allow 5.Score: 5/5

Beautifully produced show.0If you look around on tv, there are really only a tiny handful of shows with such understated and yet beautiful production. The photography of this series is at the top of the list. My only issue… the direction of the actors is a little heavy. A little subtle humor would have gone a long way. I understand that humor was not on the menu, but the characters are so heavy at time they need to be snapped out of it. Holder really kept me in it (along with unapologetically suspenseful episode breaks). I recommend this series to everyone..Score: 5/5

Fantastic SeriesThis is the most moving and emotional tv series I've ever watched. The actors are A+ and leave you wanting more from each of them. At least I couldn't wait until each and every scene from each and every actor. It depicts the intricate lives of all sides of a murder. The victims family is shown in a true emotional state the way I've never seen before. More true to life. I keep waiting for season 2 but it never comes. Can anyone tell when it is?.Score: 5/5

Best show on tv in a long timeThe quality of character and story development, twists and turns of the plot lines and incredible acting make this remake a winner and must see tv.Score: 5/5

ItWriting's not great. acting's often bad EXCEPT for the actor who plays the partner, Holder -- Joel Kinnaman -- BRILLIANT -- the only moments I really plug into the drama is when he is on screen..Score: 2/5

ImpressiveNot the best show ever, but in my top 10. Well crafted, hooking, fantastic!.Score: 5/5

The most exhilarating show on TVThe most well done show on television. From production value to plot lines, this show excels in every way. It will keep you guessing every week as you sit on the edge of your seat.Score: 5/5

Excellent - but is it overThis is excellent - best series in a long time. But have also been waiting a long time for no 14 - when is the show added - seems an age waiting.Score: 5/5

The Killing- It Kills Me!The show definitely took awhile to unfold, following the rate of reality. The way the characters deal with pain and suffering is genuine and unnerving. No makeup or frills to the plot. As plain and real as it gets without being a documentary. I love it, especially because there's not a gist of fiction about it. Now for the big question...Who killed Rosie Larsen?.Score: 5/5

The best show on the teleThis show will bring you into the storyline. You think you know, but you dont know what will happen next. Watch it and love it:-).Score: 5/5

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Season 2Does anyone know when and how to get Season 2? When does it start? Will iTunes be offering a season pass?.Score: 5/5

FANtasticThe serie is probably one of the best TV show of recent years. The actors are just incredible. They are so good. Do not miss this show..Score: 5/5

A Great Series that goes against the grain - but not original!This is a great show and kudos to AMC for bringing it to a North American audience. Unfortunately though, it was NOT created by AMC. It is an exact replica of a highly popular Danish TV series also known as 'The Killing'..Score: 5/5

WowAMC has done it again. This show is worth watching, each episode makes you want to watch another.Score: 5/5

Amazing tv...until Walking Dead returnsThe Killing is an incredibly precise, involving drama with something I haven't seen since The Wire - average people in extreme situations. Nobody in this show is beautiful. It makes Criminal Minds and their fashion runway agents look even more ridiculous. The entire cast - from blue collar dad to smarmy politicos to grunge-castaway teens - deserve Oscars. The acting is simply stunning to watch. My only problem is the very core of the plot: unlike Laura Palmer of Twin Peaks, there's nothing I really like about Suzie Larsen. I don't sympathize with this girl at all and so, ultimately, don't care who killed her..Score: 4/5

Wow!Brilliant television. Reminds me of 'Intelligence' with the quality of writing, edge-of-one's-seat suspense, etc. One request, though. STOP with the teasers in the episode listing! I don't want to know anything. I want to WATCH it. Not read about it. Please..Score: 4/5

No suspense.Mediocre writing at best. Michelle Forbes and a couple other actors really pull out the stops, but the purposefully meandering plot lags badly at times. Frustrating and disappointing. I'm sorry I spent money on this..Score: 2/5

Durham county/twin peaks mash-upBut since there is really only one story anyway; at least they can be well-told/scriped/acted as this new series is. It's gritty, gripping and tragic..Score: 4/5

Great, engaging seriesSo nice to find a series that takes time to breathe and let things (like the characters, the plot, the sub-plots) develop. If you're looking for a fast-paced, every-episode-a-self-contained-story type of show, you won't find it here. But if you're looking for a quality series that gets better with every episode, give this a try. And, hey, as they say: first one's free (smart marketing idea)..Score: 5/5

Well yes, it does ask a similar question, but...Twin Peaks asked the question "Who killed Laura Palmer?" and The Killing asks "Who killed Rosie Larson?" Other than those questions, the investigations looking to answer them, good writing, amazing acting and an incredibly gripping start to the series there is nothing else that the two shows have in common. I don't think there has been another tv police drama (or other genre of show) that has had this sort of pacing and atmosphere. The actors are required to act, things are SHOWN, not told, and with such emotion driven characters that takes a lot of skill. It's intense, gripping and addictive. Like potato chips, I'd bet you can't have just one episode....Score: 5/5

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Good stuff.Was really getting in to this show untill I came to download episode 5 and found that its corrupt as someone else as mentioned. Nice to see iTunes are on the ball!!! Ended up downloading the HD version of super 8 so I could carry on. Why do they offer solutions that they know wont work?!.Score: 4/5

Just watch the Danish one....it is incredible. Even my boyfriend, who hates subtitles, is completely gripped by it! Why go for the American one?.Score: 1/5

Enjoyable ;)I found that this show is a bit of a grower, after a few episodes I was hooked... Unfortunately episode 5 will not download, shows an error a way through downloading, so disappointed that I cannot, for now continue watching. I have emailed I tunes and after trying a few suggestions to over come the problem they refunded my money and are looking onto the problem. Thank you iTunes for your promptness in looking into this..Score: 4/5

No soudJust downloaded this and it has no sound, what do i do?! Annoyed.Score: 1/5

If you want a gripping......Thrilling, exciting programme in fact one of the best things on TV in years forget this and watch the original..Score: 1/5

Not as good as the originalI only watched 40 minutes of the first episode. It follows the original plot quite closely, but is not at all convincing - the acting is not nearly as intense as the original series and the atmosphere is dull. I am not sure what the point of the remake is. Perhaps for Americans too lazy to read sub titles? I wouldn't download this even if it was free..Score: 1/5

EPISODE FIVE DOESN"T DOWNLOAD!Please do something about episode five! It is corrupted! Show is too good to be missed out!.Score: 5/5

Oh no...Less gripping then the original Swedish series. What made the Original "The Killing" stand out was Acting, directing, complex storyline, uniqueness of being set in Sweden and coldness. All of which just seem to be lost in translation. Heed this warning! A "Glossier" less well made version of the Original Series With that said... Run! Flee! From this ubiquitous americanization of original concepts! You American studios/producers stick to making poor formulaic crime/thriller non-sense like Castle, CSI New York/Vegas/Miami, Bones, Medium, Listener, Law and Order, Dexter.....Score: 1/5

Absolutely brilliant!!!A pleasure to watch..Score: 5/5

The killing episode 5It's a great pity iTunes do not listen to their customers I have been trying to download episode 5 since Thursday and no one listens there is a corrupted interruption at 8008 I have emailed them so far 5 times and the only message I get back is we will contact you within 24hrs. It's a good job I didn't buy a series pass if this the the service I get!!!!! .the first 4 were excellent from liliroc.Score: 5/5

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2The Cage - The Killing, Season 1 episode 2 spoilers, recap and reviews
The Cage03 Apr 2011$0.99

The investigation into Rosie’s killer begins as Sarah and Holder question her parents, Stan and Mitch, Rosie’s friends as well as City Councilman Richmond. Rosie’s school becomes a potential murder site when Sarah and Holder uncover shocking evidence on campus. Heartbroken and grief-stricken, Mitch and Stan face the aftermath of losing their daughter.

3El Diablo - The Killing, Season 1 episode 3 spoilers, recap and reviews
El Diablo10 Apr 2011$0.99

City Councilman Richmond suspects a leak in his own team, causing a shakeup in his campaign. Sarah and Holder track down a potential witness to the murder and are led to a new suspect. Mitch shuts down completely forcing Stan to take on both parenting roles as his family grapples with the reality of Rosie’s loss.

4A Soundless Echo - The Killing, Season 1 episode 4 spoilers, recap and reviews
A Soundless Echo17 Apr 2011$0.99

Sarah and Holder pressure Jasper for answers and interview a new suspect. An emotionally vulnerable Stan and Mitch plan for their daughter’s funeral. Sterling reveals some surprising truths about her best friend Rosie’s life. With a campaign that is struggling financially, Richmond attends a posh party in the hopes of gaining funds. Sarah and Holder struggle to fit the pieces of their investigation together.

5Super 8 - The Killing, Season 1 episode 5 spoilers, recap and reviews
Super 824 Apr 2011$0.99

Rosie’s teacher provides Sarah and Holder with a new piece of evidence. Richmond’s campaign team plans a new anti-crime television commercial. Mitch continues to struggle with the loss of her daughter, while Stan becomes more determined to find Rosie’s killer, and asks for his colleague Belko’s help.

6What You Have Left - The Killing, Season 1 episode 6 spoilers, recap and reviews
What You Have Left01 May 2011$0.99

Sarah and Holder question a suspect’s family and neighbors. Tension mounts between Richmond and Gwen as his team prepares for an important debate with the Mayor. Rosie’s funeral takes place. Stan takes matters into his own hands.

7Vengeance - The Killing, Season 1 episode 7 spoilers, recap and reviews
Vengeance08 May 2011$0.99

The police learn more about Rosie’s whereabouts the night of her death. Richmond deals with a negative ad that threatens to derail his campaign while Mitch starts doubting the police investigation.

8Stonewalled - The Killing, Season 1 episode 8 spoilers, recap and reviews
Stonewalled15 May 2011$0.99

Sarah and Holder evade the FBI and unearth new evidence. Mitch endangers the boys, prompting Stan to take matters into his own hands. Richmond tries to climb back in the race.

9Undertow - The Killing, Season 1 episode 9 spoilers, recap and reviews
Undertow22 May 2011$0.99

The police are stymied while trying to make an arrest, leading to a shocking realization. Richmond contemplates dropping out of the race. Fed up with the police, the Larsens take action.

10I'll Let You Know When I Get There - The Killing, Season 1 episode 10 spoilers, recap and reviews
I'll Let You Know When I Get There29 May 2011$0.99

The cops regroup while Richmond goes up in the polls. Stan faces consequences for his ill-thought out actions, leaving Mitch alone to keep the family afloat.

11Missing - The Killing, Season 1 episode 11 spoilers, recap and reviews
Missing05 Jun 2011$0.99

Sarah and Holder discover more on Rosie, but the investigation gets stalled when they have to set out on a search for Jack.

12Beau Soleil - The Killing, Season 1 episode 12 spoilers, recap and reviews
Beau Soleil12 Jun 2011$0.99

The police connect Rosie to a suspicious website. The waterfront project is halted. Stan faces his demons while Mitch learns secrets she never knew about Rosie.

13Orpheus Descending - The Killing, Season 1 episode 13 spoilers, recap and reviews
Orpheus Descending19 Jun 2011$0.99

The police connect a new piece of evidence to the campaign car and to Rosie the night of her murder. Stan and Mitch reflect on the past as the future of their family hangs in the balance.

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In season two of AMC's chilling and addictive crime series The Killing, the investigation into Rosie Larsen's murder continues. Homicide detective Sarah Linden thought the case was closed; she could leave Rosie behind and turn her attention to the living. Then, one phone call changed everything. The prime suspect, councilman Darren Richmond, may be innocent; her partner, detective Holder, may be corrupt; and for the grief-stricken Larsen family there may be worse revelations yet to come. The hunt for Rosie's killer isn't over. Sarah Linden is back on the clock and as the case unfolds, it triggers a much larger, unexpected, and explosive story. Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominee Mireille Enos leads a stellar ensemble cast including Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell, Emmy® nominee Michelle Forbes, and Brent Sexton.

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From the network that brought you Mad Men and The Walking Dead, and the executive producer of Cold Case, comes an addictive crime drama with dark twists, The Killing. AMC’s newest original series revolves around the murder in Seattle of a teenage girl, Rosie Larsen, and the gripping police investigation it sparks. The facts of the case unfold against a backdrop of local politics, high school scandal, and a grieving family flattened by tragedy. As leads turn cold and suspects multiply, the detectives race against time to find Rosie’s killer. They soon discover that everyone is a suspect, every suspect has a secret, and every hour counts.

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A year after closing the Rosie Larsen case, Sarah Linden is no longer a detective. But when her ex-partner Stephen Holder's search for a runaway girl leads him to discover a gruesome string of murders that connects to a previous murder investigation by Linden, she is drawn back into the life she thought she'd left behind.

The Killing, Season 4 watch, hd download
The Killing, Season 401 Aug 20156 Episodes

One of TV’s most suspenseful series comes to a powerful close. Following the murder of her former lover, Detective Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) and her partner Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) race to destroy evidence that would implicate Linden in the crime. Meanwhile, they try to resolve a case about the slaying of a prominent family whose son is enrolled in a respected military academy.

The Killing, Seasons 1-2 watch, hd download
The Killing, Seasons 1-203 Apr 201126 Episodes

The Killing: The First Two Seasons includes every original episode in seasons one and two! In Season One, AMC’s original series revolves around the murder in Seattle of a teenage girl, Rosie Larsen, and the gripping police investigation it sparks. In Season Two, the investigation into Rosie Larsen's murder continues. Homicide detective Sarah Linden thought the case was closed; she could leave Rosie behind and turn her attention to the living. Then, one phone call changed everything. The Killing returns to AMC for a thrilling third season this Spring.

The Killing, Season 1 watch, hd download
The Killing, Season 103 Apr 20111 Episodes

From the network that brought you Mad Men and The Walking Dead, and the executive producer of Cold Case, comes an addictive crime drama with dark twists, The Killing. AMC’s newest original series revolves around the murder in Seattle of a teenage girl, Rosie Larsen, and the gripping police investigation it sparks. The facts of the case unfold against a backdrop of local politics, high school scandal, and a grieving family flattened by tragedy. As leads turn cold and suspects multiply, the detectives race against time to find Rosie’s killer. They soon discover that everyone is a suspect, every suspect has a secret, and every hour counts.

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