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Lilyhammer: Season 1 (2012)




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In this first original series from Netflix, New York Mafia boss Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt) testifies against his associates and is relocated with a brand new identity to Lillehammer in Norway, where 'cultural differences' soon become apparent. In the rural town, he befriends a teacher named Sigrid (Marian Saastad Ottesen), and while their relationship develops, she grows suspicious of his secrets.


Steven Van Zandt
as Frank Tagliano/Giovanni "Johnny" Henriksen
Trond Fausa Aurvaag
as Torgeir Lien
Steinar Sagen
as Roar Lien
Fridtjov Såheim
as Jan Johansen
Sven Nordin
as Julius Backe
Anne Krigsvoll
as Laila Hovland
Kyrre Hellum
as Geir "Elvis" Tvedt
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Critic Reviews for Lilyhammer: Season 1

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (5)

A fabulous character comedy-drama that's as unusual as it is entertaining.

June 14, 2017 | Full Review…

I wouldn't say Lilyhammer is worth signing up for Netflix to see, but if you're already paying for it and you like Van Zandt - and Norwegian knits - it's certainly worth a look.

February 6, 2012 | Full Review…

It's The Sopranos meets Cool Runnings.

August 17, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The show looks good and professional and slick, and it plays; it's perfectly watchable, with a pleasant overlay of processed quirk.

February 6, 2012 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Overall both the deadpan humor and the occasional bits of violence are tepid.

February 6, 2012 | Full Review…

The Lilyhammer pilot was so different than anything else on television right now that you might want to stream the final seven episodes to see what happens.

February 6, 2012 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Lilyhammer: Season 1


More of a black comedy than anything else. It comes off as unintentionally funny, and entertaining at the same time. I have never seen anything like it.


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