7.9
287 votes
Occupied

Occupied

TV 2 2015

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.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Occupied

Occupied - S3E6

#1 - September (2)

8.36

Season 3 - Episode 6

The episode was rated from 22 votes.

Occupied - S3E5

#2 - September (1)

7.95

Season 3 - Episode 5

Jesper is doing well in the election until rumours spread that he is responsible for Anita Rygh's murder. He agrees to meet Sobol, unaware that Sobol has promised the Russians that Petter Bjørnstad will win the election.

The episode was rated from 21 votes.

Occupied - S1E10

#3 - December (2)

7.92

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.

The episode was rated from 183 votes.

Occupied - S2E8

#4 - February (2)

7.77

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.

The episode was rated from 69 votes.

Occupied - S3E2

#5 - April

7.71

Season 3 - Episode 2

Djupvik discovers that the new Defense Minister Harald Vold is behind Anita Rygh's murder. The EU is pushing Jesper, but he is being obstructive, and the attempts to replace the Russian software are sabotaged.

The episode was rated from 28 votes.

Occupied - S1E9
#6 - December (1)
7.70
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.

The episode was rated from 175 votes.
Occupied - S3E1
#7 - March
7.67
Season 3 - Episode 1

The occupation is over and Jesper Berg is tasked with forming a temporary government. The EU is pushing Norway to resume oil and gas production, but after an explosion, Jesper makes drastic decisions.

The episode was rated from 27 votes.
Occupied - S3E3
#8 - May
7.61
Season 3 - Episode 3

Sidorova does everything in her power to get her girlfriend out from Russia. Vold is trying to expose Jesper as a profiteer, and opposition to the Russians and everyone who is associated with them is increasing.

The episode was rated from 23 votes.
Occupied - S1E2
#9 - May
7.60
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.

The episode was rated from 224 votes.
Occupied - S3E4
#10 - June
7.55
Season 3 - Episode 4

The #BrandThem hate campaign is escalating, and it becomes clear that Vold is involved. Jesper admits his feelings for Marie. Sidorova and Lyubov are embroiled in a Russian conspiracy that affects all of Europe.

The episode was rated from 22 votes.

Last updated: oct 09, 2020

Comments

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10 episodes of blissful engagement. Somebody skillful achieved what I’d consider an understated style of the TV series ’24’, without as high of a body count. A pleasant surprise. Things begin with a middle-aged man walking solo down the center of a snow-covered road, looking bewildered. A quick flashback to who he is and how he got there, then back to the road where the story turns into a snowball itself — entangling more characters and subplots as it rolls along. Every scene counts, and contributes to the quick pacing as the story unfolds. Don’t go past episode six unless you have time to finish. Don’t bother trying to stop after that, it’s not possible — I tried… ;-) Worth it’s weight in subtitles, ‘Occupied’ is a great show.

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there is not much to say, except: simply awesome!

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This show is really great and I don't really understand the low ratings. If you get bored by politics, sure then avoid this. But as EU citizen this was an amazing roller-coaster and I can't wait for season 3.

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Norwegian TV killing it with The Heavy Water Wars (The Saboteurs), Lilyhammer and this. All amzing shows.

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I can hardly believe this will be the first comment. Superb series about a not completely impossible scenario where interest's between states collide.

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Okkupert's strong point is precisely that of being able to show the light and dark sides of people, governments and police forces. Nothing is taken for granted in this really well-screened TV series, which manages to put the viewer never completely on one side or the other of the characters and factions at stake. It seems fictional because it is set in Northern Europe, but it tells of situations that could really happen, at any moment, in a panorama of energy crisis and climate change. Certainly something like this has already happened somewhere in the world, in Africa or South America.

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Simply one of the most gripping series I have seen, so original, so thoughtful - it's not everyone's cup of tea but it's mine!

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Absolutely ludicrous background story line; Norway invaded somewhat softly by Russia, with the support of the EU and for their benefit. But if you can go past that, it is an absolute gem of a political drama. EU coproduction between Arte (French-German channel) and TV2 (Norway), language spoke are Norwegian, English, Russian and French. Available on Netflix (UK) at the time of writting: https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80092654

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Not one for watching films or shows with subtitles, but this was addictive from about the first 15 minutes. Binged watched both seasons in under a week. I sincerely hope there is a third season.

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a great show, but it is a pity it has not gotten the popularity it deserves here in Norway, the media gave it shitty rewievs after the russians complained about the plotline. i hope people here will decide to give it a chance now that it is being praised abroad.

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