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25 Swedish TV series (new and old)

Today's tip is to watch Swedish TV series! Does anyone else watch a lot of TV and TV series these days? The world has shrunk a bit now that we can't travel, and when we're done working and walking, we like to watch a series for a while. Here are 16 Swedish TV series we've watched, and another nine we're considering ...

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Swedish TV series

Why Swedish TV series? There are of course plenty of great international and Nordic TV series, but today we're going to focus on Swedish ones. We've been watching a whole bunch of Swedish series lately. There are plenty of good Swedish detective stories, but also some other good series. For example, we recently watched "Torpederna" - it's nice to just laugh sometimes! Here are some tips!

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1. Thin blue line

About a group of police officers in Malmö, who struggle with crime, contempt for the police and keeping work and private life separate.

  • Actors: Gizem Erdogan, Amanda Jansson, Oscar Töringe and others
  • From: 2021
  • Seasons: 1 (so far)
  • Was: Svt Play

2. Johan Falk

An intense thriller featuring murderers, organised crime, jewel thieves, terrorists, gangsters and spies.

  • Actors: Jakob Eklund, Joel Kinnaman, Marie Richardson and others
  • From: 2009
  • Seasons: 3
  • Was: Netflix

3. Solsidan

When you just want to laugh! About four friends who live in the exclusive Saltsjöbaden neighbourhood outside Stockholm.

  • Actors: Felix Herngren, Mia Skäringer, Johan Rheborg, Josephine Bornebusch, Henrik Dorsin, Malin Cederbladh and others.
  • From: 2010
  • Seasons: 6
  • Was: TV4Play

4 Arne Dahl

The Specialised Unit A Group solves complex criminal cases involving murder, drug trafficking and espionage.

  • Actors: Irene Lindh, Niklas Åkerfelt, Malin Arvidsson and others
  • From: 2011
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: Netflix

5. torpedoes

Very funny! Sonny, a jailbird, dreams of a swiss life with a villa, a Volvo and a dog, but his criminal background is haunting him and dragging him into worse and worse situations.

  • Actors: Torkel Petersson, Leo Razzak, Liv Mjönes, Dragomir Mrsic, Carolina Gynning and others.
  • From: 2014
  • Seasons: 2
  • Was: TV4 Play

6. source

Crime series set in both Sweden and Denmark. It all starts when a body is found on the bridge between the countries.

  • Actors: Sofia Helin, Kim Bodnia, Dag Malmberg and others
  • From: 2011
  • Seasons: 4
  • Was: Netflix

7. Arn - the Templar

Guillou's classic tale of Arn the Crusader! When his beloved is sent to a monastery, he travels to the Holy Land to fight for Christianity.

  • Actors: Joakim Nätterqvist, Stellan Skarsgård, Michael Nyqvist and others
  • From: 2011
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: Netflix

8. Bäckström

Crime drama based on Leif GW Persson's books about the self-righteous murder investigator Evert Bäckström.

  • Actors: Kjell Bergqvist, Agnes Lindström Bolmgren, Livia Millhagen, Linus Wahlgren, Johan Widerberg, Helen Sjöholm and many others.
  • From: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: TV4 Play

9. Top Dog

Emily, a lawyer, and Teddy, an ex-convict, are very different but come together in the search for a wanted kidnapper. Based on Jens Lapidus' successful trilogy.

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  • Actors: Josefin Asplund, Alexej Manvelov, Gustav Lindh, Kardo Razzazi, Mahmut Suvakci and others.
  • From: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: TV4 Play

10th Wallander

It follows Henning Mankell's seasoned inspector Kurt Wallander, who is constantly faced with new and difficult cases.

  • Actors: Krister Henriksson, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Mats Bergman and others
  • From: 2005
  • Seasons: 3
  • Was: Netflix

11. Mother Goose

Sonja lives a carefree life, but is soon drawn into organised crime while trying to protect her children. Partly filmed in the marina where we live.

  • Actors: Alexandra Rapaport and others
  • From: 2015
  • Seasons: 3
  • Was: TV4 Play

12th Beck

A classic Swedish crime drama about police officer Beck and his colleagues, based on Sjöwall-Wahlööö's books.

  • Actors: Peter Haber and others
  • From: 1993-2020
  • Seasons: Over 40 episodes have been made into films
  • Was: C More

13 Sthlm Rekviem

After a tragic car accident, Fredrika Bergman joins the police as a civilian investigator. There are many murder cases in a dark Stockholm.

  • Actors: Liv Mjönes, Jonas Karlsson, Alexej Manvelov and others
  • From: 2018
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: TV4 Play

14. the queens

A history of some of Sweden's most interesting queens. History, war, drama, political developments and beautiful costumes!

  • Actors: Sofia Helin and others
  • From: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: TV4 Play

15. Spring River

A young police college student starts investigating the so-called "beach case", an unknown pregnant woman was buried on a sandy beach in Nordkoster, drowning in a spring tide.

  • Actors: Kjell Bergqvist, Julia Ragnarsson, Johan Widerberg, Helena Bergström, Kjell Wilhelmsen, Dag Malmberg and others.
  • From: 2016
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: C more

16. Love and anarchy

A married consultant and a young IT technician begin a flirtatious game that has unexpected consequences. Funny, sometimes a bit serious and usually very funny.

  • Actors: Ida Engvoll, Björn Mosten, Carla Sehn and others
  • From: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: Netflix

And nine more Swedish TV series that we haven't seen yet ...

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17. caliphate

  • Actors: Aliette Opheim, Gizem Erdogan, Amed Bozan and others
  • From: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: Netflix

18. Fjällbacka murders

  • Actors: Claudia Galli, Richard Ulfsäter, Pamela Cortes Bruna and others
  • From: 2013
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: Netflix

19. Greatest of all

  • Actors: Hanna Ardéhn, Felix Sandman, William Spetz and others
  • From: 2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: Netflix

20. Mode

  • Actors: Melinda Kinnaman, Henrik Norlén, Esmeralda Struwe and others
  • From: 2015
  • Seasons: 2
  • Was: Netflix

21. The murders in Sandhamn

  • Actors: Alexandra Rapaport, Jakob Cedergren, Sandra Andreis, Ane Dahl Torp, Stefan Gödicke, Saga Samuelsson and others.
  • From: 2010
  • Seasons: 7
  • Was: TV4 Play

22nd Maria Wern

  • Actors: Eva Röse and others
  • From: 2008
  • Seasons: 7
  • Was: TV4 Play

23. White wall

  • Actors: Aksel Hennie, Vera Vitali and others
  • From: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: Svt Play

24. thin ice

  • Actors: Lena Endre, Bianca Kronlöf, Alexander Karim, Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Nika Savolainen, Iben Dorner and others.
  • From: 2020
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: TV4 Play

25. Our time is now

  • Actors: Hedda Stiernstedt, Adam Lundgren, Charlie Gustafsson, Mattias Nordkvist, Ida Engvoll, Josefin Neldén, Rasmus Troedsson and others.
  • From: 2017
  • Seasons: 4
  • Was: Svt Play

Do you have more tips on Swedish TV series?

Have you seen any of these Swedish TV series? Which ones have you liked and disliked? Maybe you can suggest some more? It feels like we'll be spending a lot of time at home too in the coming months, so get your tips in!

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