With my U.S. political bile rising by the day, I decided to opt out of any shows that reflect the usual insanity that U.S. political races inspire. To quell my cravings for intelligent TV, I turned to some Euro shows. Some of them blew my mind. You have to tolerate subtitles or difficult Scots-speak.
In a divided Germany in 1983, naive 24-year-old East German soldier Martin Rauch is pulled from his benign post as a border guard and given a new assignment: undercover spy for the Stasi foreign service in West Germany. Hiding in plain sight as Moritz Stamm in the West German army, Rauch must gather… More
First episode date
: June 17, 2015
Final episode date
: August 5, 2015
Number of episodes
: Jonas Nay
: RTL Television
If you like the French political aesthetic, go for it.
In the near future, Norway is occupied by Russia on behalf of the European Union, due to the fact that the newly elected environmental friendly Norwegian government has stopped the all important oil- and gas-production in the North Sea.
North Sea intrigue with very likable and/or challenging protagonists.