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The Killing

Pilot (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-14
TV Episode | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

On what is supposed to be her last day at work, detective Sarah Linden is called to the scene of a violent crime after a blood-covered woman's sweater is found in a park. There is no body however. The police have also found an ATM card in ...See moreOn what is supposed to be her last day at work, detective Sarah Linden is called to the scene of a violent crime after a blood-covered woman's sweater is found in a park. There is no body however. The police have also found an ATM card in the name of Stan Larsen. Sarah and her replacement, Stephen Holder, follow-up and when they learn that the Larsen's 17 year-old daughter Rosie did not spend the weekend at a friend's house and has not been seen since Friday night, they suspect the worst. While Rosie's parents Mitch and Stan try to locate her on their own, the police concentrate on searching the park where they eventually discover a car at the bottom of a small lake with the body of a young woman in the trunk. They also learn that the car is registered to the election campaign of city councilman Darren Richmond who is running for mayor. Written by garykmcd See less
Writer
Veena Sud (developer) (teleplay)
Producer
Composer
Frans Bak (score by)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Libby Goldstein | Junie Lowry-Johnson (as Junie Lowry Johnson)
Production Designer
Michael S. Bolton (as Michael Bolton)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 3, 2011

Release date
Apr 3, 2011 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Mireille Enos
Sarah Linden Sarah Linden   See fewer
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Billy Campbell
Darren Richmond Darren Richmond   See fewer
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Joel Kinnaman
Stephen Holder Stephen Holder   See fewer
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Michelle Forbes
Mitch Larsen Mitch Larsen   See fewer
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Brent Sexton
Stan Larsen Stan Larsen   See fewer
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Kristin Lehman
Gwen Eaton Gwen Eaton   See fewer
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Eric Ladin
Jamie Wright Jamie Wright   See fewer
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Brendan Sexton III
Belko Royce Belko Royce   See fewer
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Jamie Anne Allman
Terry Marek Terry Marek   See fewer
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Annie Corley
Regi Darnell Regi Darnell   See fewer
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Callum Keith Rennie
Rick Felder Rick Felder   See fewer
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Tom Butler
Mayor Lesley Adams Mayor Lesley Adams   See fewer
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Katie Findlay
Rosie Larsen Rosie Larsen   See fewer
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Liam James
Jack Linden Jack Linden   See fewer
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Kacey Rohl
Sterling Fitch Sterling Fitch   See fewer
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Garry Chalk
Lt. Michael Oakes Lt. Michael Oakes   See fewer
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Brandon Jay McLaren
Bennet Ahmed Bennet Ahmed   See fewer
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Evan Bird
Tom Larsen Tom Larsen   See fewer
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Seth Isaac Johnson
Denny Larsen Denny Larsen   See fewer
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Richard Harmon
Jasper Ames Jasper Ames   See fewer
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Gharrett Patrick Paon
Kris Echols Kris Echols   See fewer
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Kerry Sandomirsky
Principal Meyers Principal Meyers   See fewer
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Biadegeligne Mitiku
Meat Store Man Meat Store Man   See fewer
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Sean Campbell
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Eric Keenleyside
Singing Detective Singing Detective   See fewer
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Harley Slade
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Leanne Merrett
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Brent McLaren
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Kate Bateman
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8.3 / 10 | 1,461 votes