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Swedish language TV shows that AREN'T crime/thrillers??

I've been looking for a Swedish language TV show with English subtitles that I can stream from the US. Not a huge fan of the murder mystery shows, but it seems like that's what 90% of available Swedish shows are. I tried "Welcome to Sweden", but I wasn't a huge fan. Any advice?

1 year ago

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I really enjoy watching "Vem Vet Mest", a trivia gameshow which you can stream from the SVT website. I learned about it here in the discussion forums where someone said it was a good show to watch to learn new vocabulary and hear accents/dialects from across Sweden...and I completely agree.

1 year ago

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thanks so much!

1 year ago

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Hi! It is in fact hard to encounter Swedish series that aren't to do with crime. On the other hand I find these extremely edifying as they portray the mentality very well and on top of that are so much better than most crime series in whatever country (apart from The Wire, maybe). Try and learn Norwegian, then you can watch "Liliyhammer" or "Dag".

Cheers

1 year ago

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    I agree with you, i don't like much crime and thrillers too xD. The only thing i have been able to find is this site:

    https://www.svt.se/barnkanalen/

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    thanks so much!

    1 year ago

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    There's Äkta Människor, athough I guess it is a bit thriller-y—I think of it as sci-fi.

    1 year ago

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    I'll give it a try, if I can stream it somewhere.

    1 year ago

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    What about children's programs? Scandinavians do love their crime fictions.

    1 year ago

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    lol that seems to be the case. I'd rather not watch children's programs, but if they're aimed at teens that's fine.

    1 year ago

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    https://www.duolingo.com/trilby16

    Bonus Family, or Bonusfamilj, is a wonderful show, streaming on Netflix. Not even a whiff of crime. I've heard that a second season is coming. Can't wait.

    4 months ago