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In the thick of 1980's Cold War hysteria, the Romanian government created the country's most popular and longest-running series, Comrade Detective, a sleek and gritty police show that not only entertained its citizens but also promoted Communist ideals and inspired a deep nationalism. The action-packed and blood-soaked first season finds Detectives Gregor Anghel and Iosef Baciu investigating the murder of fellow officer Nikita Ionesco and, in the process, unraveling a subversive plot to destroy their country that is fueled by - what else - the greatest enemy: capitalism. Though the beloved show was sadly forgotten about after the fall of the Berlin Wall, it has been rediscovered and digitally remastered now with its main heroes voiced by Tatum and Gordon-Levitt. Comrade Detective is a true portal into a time and place and a powerful reminder of what art can be-and it is now ready to be seen by the modern world on a larger scale than ever before.

Friday on Amazon
1 Season, 6 Episodes
August 4, 2017
Action & Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Cast: Channing Tatum, Florin Piersic Jr., Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Corneliu Ulici
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Comrade Detective Full Episode Guide

  • In the pulse-pounding season one finale, Gregor and Iosef race to decode a riddle left by the Reagan mask in the hopes of finding Sonya before she becomes the killer's final victim. When they arrive at the scene it seems as though they've entered into a strange dream world that becomes all too real as they're pitted against each other in this ticking clock of life and death.

  • After a daring prison bus

  • With Iosef in the hospital, Gregor immerses himself in the disturbing history of America in an attempt to get inside the killer's mind. Armed with a new understanding of propaganda -- the bread and butter of American society -- he uncovers a break in the case

  • The detectives find themselves playing a dangerous cat and mouse game with their strongest suspect yet, a sinister priest intent on delivering God to God-less Romania with the help of a mysterious man named James Brown. Gregor and Iosef are tested with the lengths they'll go to for their country, in their personal and professional lives, as the man in the Reagan mask surfaces again.

  • As the bodies pile up and the detectives' first suspect proves to be a dead end, a cookie crumb trail of mysterious Western goods begins to surface. Gregor and Joseph must visit old ghosts that bring the case too close to home as Nikita's murder begins to reveal itself as a larger and more evil conspiracy enshrouded in capitalism.

  • After his partner is murdered, Bucharest Detective Gregor Anghel reluctantly teams up with new-to-the-force Detective Joseph Baciu to hunt for the killer in the Ronald Reagan mask. Their investigation leads them straight to the American Embassy where lust, greed, and denim jeans intertwine with a shady nightclub regular.

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