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The Killing

Series Summary
Based partly on a popular Danish TV series, "The Killing" is a moody, character-driven detective procedural that weaves a murder mystery through a full season or more. The stories unfold through the eyes of Sarah Linden, a detective with the Seattle Police Department and who, at first, must mentor Detective Stephen Holder, a former narcotics cop. While their backgrounds produce investigative styles that clash -- she's by-the-book, he's freewheeling -- they manage to pull together for the case.

Air Dates: 2011 - Present

Genres: Crime drama

Network: AMC

  • Season 4, Ep. 6 : Eden Aug 1, 2014

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    Linden and Holder's partnership spirals out of control as they are confronted with the shocking truth behind the Stansbury murders.

  • Season 4, Ep. 5 : Truth Asunder Aug 1, 2014

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    Information about the family murders surfaces as Kyle's memory starts to come back; Holder's loyalty is tested when confronted about Skinner's death.

  • Season 4, Ep. 4 : Dream, Baby, Dream Aug 1, 2014

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    Linden and Holder focus their investigation on a student with a sordid past; a tip from an informant leads Reddick to a shocking discovery.

  • Season 4, Ep. 3 : The Good Soldier Aug 1, 2014

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    Reddick digs deeper into Skinner's disappearance; Linden and Holder try to keep their crime a secret and their investigation from going cold.

  • Season 4, Ep. 2 : Unraveling Aug 1, 2014

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    Questioning a neighbor leads to a revelation about one of the victims; Reddick begins to investigate the disappearance of Lt. Skinner.

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  • There aren't a lot of hints as to whodunit by the end of the first three episodes, but the accumulation of these little things adds up to a very engrossing story. show more

  • Like 'Breaking Bad,' 'Mad Men' and 'The Walking Dead,' The Killing uses savvy aesthetic choices and minimalist but effective acting to create a vibe and tell a story with an irresistible undertow of forward momentum. show more

  • So the atmosphere and central performances feel worthy of telling one story over 13 hours. My concern is whether the story can say the same. show more

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