UNDERRATED: AMC's 'The Killing'

Fans of this remake of the Danish series "Forbrydelsen": It's time to come off the ledge after this show supposedly reneged on its promise by not solving its mystery last season. First, the original series was 20 episodes as compared with 13 for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENTTV00000826" title="The Killing (tv program)" href="/topic/entertainment/television/the-killing-%28tv-program%29-ENTTV00000826.topic">"The Killing,"</a> and this is not a show that benefits from time compression. Second, from its moody look to its subtly powerful performances, it's one of the most compelling shows on TV. Let's move on.

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Fans of this remake of the Danish series "Forbrydelsen": It's time to come off the ledge after this show supposedly reneged on its promise by not solving its mystery last season. First, the original series was 20 episodes as compared with 13 for "The Killing," and this is not a show that benefits from time compression. Second, from its moody look to its subtly powerful performances, it's one of the most compelling shows on TV. Let's move on.

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