Below The Surface

September 2019

Season 2 Episode 1

4.0 16 x
The foreign Syrian fighter, June al-Baqee, who has just returned home, is taken hostage by four Islamic terrorists, several of which are presumed to be returned foreign Syrian fighters, who – as opposed to June – fought for ISIS in Syria. Philip Nørgaard, currently on leave from the TTF, knows June from a few years ago and...

Season 2 Episode 2

3.0 4 x
Philip’s pursuit of June has led them both on board the Sweden ferry in the Øresund Strait. When June manages to escape the hostage-takers and hide, they now have to search the ferry in a panic before it reaches land. Meanwhile, Philip manages to alert the ferry’s captain, who activates the terror alarm. Soon, the PET and ...

Season 2 Episode 3

3.0 5 x
The hostage-takers have hijacked the ferry, taking the passengers and crew hostage. With the ship motionless in the Øresund Strait, the TTF tries to get an overview of the situation from their position at Krongborg Castle. Strategies for negotiating and attacking are assessed, and the motives of the attackers investigated....

Season 2 Episode 4

4.0 6 x
With Philip trapped in the ferry’s freezer, the hostage-takers use harsh methods to get hold of June’s cell phone, which turns out to be the reason for their kidnapping and hijacking. On land, the investigators SP and Simon are trying to quickly learn more about the hostage-takers’ identities, motives and potential co-cons...

Season 2 Episode 5

4.5 8 x
The failed assault by the TTF and SWAT on the ferry has resulted in casualties, prompting frustration on land. On the ferry, Hassan’s death makes Rami hungry for revenge and determined to carry out the fatwa against June, but Yusuf stops him. They need June alive. Only direct orders from their mysterious leader, “A”, can c...

Season 2 Episode 6

4.0 3 x
Mahdi’s jihad video showing the brutal execution of June and Philip circulates online to considerable grief for their families and colleagues in the TTF. The leader of the hostage-takers, “A”, who turns out to be a Russian diplomat and agent, is on the trail of June’s cell phone and the compromising video. With the target ...

Season 2 Episode 7

3.0 6 x
News that Philip and June are alive rekindles hope in the TTF, boosted further when SP and Simon learn about June’s cell phone, ending up in a race against the Russians to reach it first. With the hostage exchange to happen in the airport where a plane is waiting for the hostage-takers, the ferry sails towards Kastrup Airp...

Season 2 Episode 8

3.0 22 x
With the surviving hostages rescued from the ferry, the worst-case scenario has been averted, but June has escaped and taken Rami hostage in a factory building in the harbor area. Philip tries to negotiate with June, but she refuses and will only lay down her arms on one condition. The video from June’s cell phone has to b...
August 2019

Season 1 Episode 3

3.0 7 x
Philip is planning an armed response to the first hostage execution. As the mission is risky it creates a rift in the negotiating team.

Season 1 Episode 4

3.0 10 x
TTF is getting closer to the hostage taker’s identity while Naja gets second thoughts with regards to facilitating the fundraising campaign, but then she meets Jonas, the hostage Leon’s son.