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The Killing: best TV series ever

Well, I watched all famous TV series like Lost, Prison Break, Homeland, Misfits, Luther, Flash Forward or Dexter. I even watched probably best feat called Breaking Bad so far. I have to say that The Killing seems to be best of all after I watched all 2x13 parts. I deliberately waited five days with final rating after the final episode.

The simple story about murdered young girl called Rosie exceeds into political drama regarding major elections. There is ton of unsual twists (greetings to It Crowds :-). Just right amount information about main characters, nice camera and many thrilling moments using exciting ends in some episodes. And significant point which many TV series was not able to handle: it's short enough as it should be, no useless lenghtening - the worst problem we could see in Lost.

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