The Danish national police branch, P.E.T. "The Protectors" is in charge of personal protection services, mainly of politicians and members of the Royal Family, but also key VIP's and visiting dignitaries. Their work also includes managing preventive measures, dealing with any potential terrorist threats and keeping an eye on dangerous individuals and stalkers. The elite team have to balance their work with their personal lives and concerns with their own backgrounds and even ethnic origins.
No Nordic masterpiece
- The Protectors: Series 1 review by JD
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Nordic series have too much to live up to. Not everything from Denmark/Sweden resets your expectations. This is a pretty reasonable series about some bodyguards and their political protectees. There are multiple plots as you would expect but the plots are just not as interesting as Borgen/The Killing/The Bridge nor are the characters as captivating nor the acting as awesome. If I was expecting something like The Sweeney I would not have been so disappointed. There are some good moments in it such as when these 2 professionals break in to a suspects house, while they are briefly out, inspect it and set up some cameras, the suspense is pretty good. Some of the marriage break down stuff is a little wearing though.