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Unit One

Unit One

DR1 2000

Unit One (Danish title: Rejseholdet) is a Danish television crime series starring Charlotte Fich and Mads Mikkelsen. Produced by Danmarks Radio (DR), the program aired 32 episodes spanning four seasons from 2000 to 2004. Each episode revolved around an elite mobile police task force called "Unit One" that travels around Denmark helping local police solve crimes. Cases portrayed in the show were loosely based upon actual incidents of sensational crimes such as murders, kidnappings, cross-border sex traffic and child pornography.

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The 10 Worst Episodes of Unit One

Unit One - S3E9

#1 - Assistance Report A-13/01

6.75

Season 3 - Episode 9

An entire family is brutally murdered and the case leads the unit into a tragic story of incest and violence.

The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of Unit One from 4 votes.

Unit One - S2E1

#2 - Assistance Report A-24/00

7.00

Season 2 - Episode 1

A young boy is kidnapped on his 9th birthday. The team discovers him alive and well, but getting him back to his mother is not simple. Ulf and Kirsten take a trip to London.

The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of Unit One from 8 votes.

Unit One - S2E4

#3 - Assistance Report A-28/00

7.60

Season 2 - Episode 4

A woman dies in a house fire. Her 8 year old daughter fights for her life in hospital. Was the fire an accident or arson?

The episode was rated #3 Worst episode of Unit One from 5 votes.

Unit One - S1E5

#4 - Assistance Report A-11/00

7.64

Season 1 - Episode 5

A young couple's wedding day is ruined by a murder. The killing seems unfeasible and the forensics experts are perplexed when Unit One arrives. Soon, many of the villagers are under suspicion. While IP's jealously grows, Johnny receives help from Gaby with his personal problems. Søren puts pressure on Ingrid to make a decision about their relationship. But all could be futile when Ingrid soon after receives a phone call from the hospital alerting her that Søren is in a serious condition.

The episode was rated #4 Worst episode of Unit One from 11 votes.

Unit One - S1E1

#5 - Assistance Report A-15/99

7.65

Season 1 - Episode 1

Chief of Investigation of Unit One, Torben Rønne, is found murdered in his house along with Henning Ravn, a friend of his who was temporarily living at Torben's. Ingrid Dahl is promoted to temporary Chief of Investigation to support Unit One. Because of information provided by a criminal, Unit One locates Dennis Friis, the son of a woman Ravn used to date years back. As Friis tries to pick up the murder weapon, he is discovered by Fischer and La Cour and taken in to custody. He confesses the crime under questioning with Dahl.

The episode was rated #5 Worst episode of Unit One from 17 votes.

Unit One - S2E6

#6 - Assistance Report A-31/00 (1)

7.80

Season 2 - Episode 6

The body of the 10-year-old is found in a stream in the woods just outside of Hellebæk. No boy of the description is missing. La Cour dreams of a bag that is found at the harbour and has exactly the same interior as in La Cours dream. A social licence from the bag reveals the boy to be Martin Simonsen. DNA samples proves that the killer earlier has murdered a young boy. La Cour talks with a conductor from Odense, Claus Munk Andersen, who claims he didn't see the boy. But through a vision and investigation of other witnesses, Andersen is taken into custody. A DNA sample proves him to be the killer, but when the police moves out to arrest him, they find him hanged in his house and La Cour's fingerprints all over the place.

The episode was rated #6 Worst episode of Unit One from 5 votes.

Unit One - S1E6

#7 - Assistance Report A-15/00

7.82

Season 1 - Episode 6

Ulla, a teacher from Roskilde, has celebrated her 30th birthday with a big party among friends and relatives. On her way home from the party she disappears without a trace. Her husband calls the police and Unit One is summoned. Evidence indicates that a crime has taken place, and Ulla's children also face danger. Ingrid is in an awful state following Søren's death and has incarcerated herself. Gaby and Johnny try to help, but in vain. However, IP has his own way of tackling Ingrid. Fischer receives a tempting offer from Ulf.

The episode was rated #7 Worst episode of Unit One from 11 votes.

Unit One - S2E3

#8 - Assistance Report A-26/00

7.83

Season 2 - Episode 3

The owner of a chocolate factory is found murdered. Did his murder have something to do with his appetite for young women and kinky sex, or is there something else at play?

The episode was rated #8 Worst episode of Unit One from 6 votes.

Unit One - S1E2

#9 - Assistance Report A-21/99 (1)

7.91

Season 1 - Episode 2

The deceased, a pub owner from Horsens and an old acquaintance of the police, was discovered after being liquidated. He also has outstanding business with the local bikers. But Ingrid thinks the motive for the homicide is more of a personal nature. The larger mobile office is put to use for the first time and its driver proves to be a surprise. Just as the investigation gets underway Ingrid receives a phone call that forces her to rush back to Copenhagen. Part one of a two part episode.

The episode was rated #9 Worst episode of Unit One from 11 votes.

Unit One - S1E3

#10 - Assistance Report A-21/99 (2)

7.92

Season 1 - Episode 3

Fischer and La Cour find Grue, the biker president, who is carrying a sawn-off shotgun around which resembles the murder weapon from their case. But the revelation that follows is not what they expected. Ingrid Returns with a plan that conflicts with Chief Constable Ulf Thomsen. Fischer receives unexpected help when he gets into a fight with a couple of suspects. La Cour finds a vital clue and IP suspects something going on between Gaby and Johnny Olsen.

The episode was rated #10 Worst episode of Unit One from 12 votes.

Unit One - S3E1
#11 - Assistance Report A-2/01
8.00
Season 3 - Episode 1

A psychology student meets up with one of her regular chat friends. After she disappears it takes six months before Unit One is on the case.

The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of Unit One from 5 votes.

Unit One - S3E4
#12 - Assistance Report A-6/01
8.00
Season 3 - Episode 4

A hotel is set on fire in Nyborg, killing 32 people. A local pyromaniac, Henning Jørgensen, is taken into questioning, but fails to answer where the fire started. In a side story, a little boy witnesses how a bespectacled man places the corpse of a young woman on a bench in a parking lot. In a picture from the local newspaper, a face is very faintly viewed in the background, and the police trace the person in the picture to be Otto Lykke Larsen, a mentally retarded man. Larsen is taken into questioning. In the videos found in Larsen's apartment, fires are videotaped and Unit One suspects that Larsen was the pyromaniac responsible. In other videos, Larsen has sexual intercourse with a woman, Britt Hjort Jespersen. In questioning, Larsen admits that he was the one who set fire on the hotel, along with all the other fires recorded in his videotapes. In the mean time, the corpse of the young woman is identified as Jespersen. Larsen admits he killed Jespersen.

The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of Unit One from 4 votes.

#13 - Assistance Report A-7/01 (1)
8.00
Season 3 - Episode 5

Just released from prison the entrepreneur called farmand (daddy-o) is found murdered in a Danish train to Århus, which puts the unit smack in the middle of hypnosis and crime and they meet one of the smartest criminals in the series so far. Kaare commits a robbery just after being released from State Prison in Horsens. He shoots three people and is arrested by Fischer. Unit One suspects that Ivan has masterminded the coup.

The episode was rated #3 Worst episode of Unit One from 4 votes.

#14 - Assistance Report A-9/01
8.00
Season 3 - Episode 7

Bertel Kjeldsen calls Dahl late at night to ask her to come to Fredensborg where he allegedly killed his own wife. In the meantime, the case of Britt Hjort Jespersen is brought up again as a poor autopsy of the body wasn't satisfactory. DNA samples from a new autopsy show DNA from another man. Dahl tries hard to find Keldsen, who is standing at the edge of a tall building when Dahl finds him. He tells how he killed his wife and how his son, Knud Kjeldsen, killed Jespersen. Dahl arrests Knud. Knud lies under questioning, but the DNA samples show that Knud's biological brother, Robin Hansen, who is mentally retarded, was the murderer. Knud tried to cover for his retarded brother to spare his family.

The episode was rated #4 Worst episode of Unit One from 4 votes.

#15 - Assistance Report A-16/01
8.00
Season 3 - Episode 11

A young girl is found murdered on Bornholm and the unit is quickly involved as it looks like the work of one of Denmark's infamous serial killers, known as The Indian; unfortunately, the story spins into a personal tragedy for Ingrid.

The episode was rated #5 Worst episode of Unit One from 4 votes.

Unit One - S1E7
#16 - Assistance Report A-17/00
8.13
Season 1 - Episode 7

Fischer and La Cour have taken a holiday on the North Sea with Fischer's family. Their holiday is soon ruined when the local force receives an anonymous tip-off that a homicide has been committed in the neighborhood. The murderer is at large and could strike again at any time. Ulf is summoned when Fischer loses control while detaining a subject.

The episode was rated #6 Worst episode of Unit One from 8 votes.

Unit One - S1E8
#17 - Assistance Report A-19-00 (1)
8.14
Season 1 - Episode 8

A whole town is in fear because a masked man has been assaulting elderly women who live on their own. The assaults are becoming increasingly violent and everyone is afraid that the next one will be fatal. Unit One is called in and La Cour is forced into dealing with a painful encounter from his past. IP is having a hard time with Kirsten and receives a flattering invitation, while Fischer acquires insight into Johnny's love life. Part one of a two part episode.

The episode was rated #7 Worst episode of Unit One from 7 votes.

Unit One - S2E2
#18 - Assistance Report A-25/00
8.14
Season 2 - Episode 2

A lawyer with a history of getting defendants to retract confessions uses the technique to exonerate the perpetrator of a crime that the team previously investigated. Then the lawyer and his family are threatened by an unknown attacker and the team is called in to protect him.

The episode was rated #8 Worst episode of Unit One from 7 votes.

Unit One - S3E2
#19 - Assistance Report A-3/01
8.20
Season 3 - Episode 2

Christian and Andreas Dahl are shot when they confront two famous criminals in burying stolen money in Kalundborg. Tina Lauritsen, the wife of Christian, is later found with her throat slit. The criminals are quickly identified, as a burned out white Mercedes is found containing rabbit dung (as Eik Nielsen, the male criminal, favours white Mercedes and Anja Jespersen, the female criminal, always carry around a rabbit). Unit One puts the area where the money was buried under surveillance. When the couple shows up, the Special Police Corps surround them, but they manage to escape into the church where a small group of people were arranging baptising schedules. Eik lets the grown ups escape and the priest, the wife of a local police officer, manages to text message Unit One and ask them to open the Northern Door to let Anja escape with the infant. The Special Police Corps manages to successfully rescue the priest and take Eik into custody.

The episode was rated #9 Worst episode of Unit One from 5 votes.

Unit One - S1E4
#20 - Assistance Report A-6/00
8.22
Season 1 - Episode 4

When an elderly lady is murdered in Nakskov, details emerge from her younger female lodger, who says she saw an unfamiliar man leave the house just after the crime. Fischer's relationship with the local force is complicated because of a previous case and the conflict between them resurfaces. IP is worried about Kirsten's whereabouts, and Ingrid's husband Søren surprises her just as she is on her way out with Boysen.

The episode was rated #10 Worst episode of Unit One from 9 votes.

Last updated: oct 09, 2020

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