Undercover (2019 TV series)

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Undercover
GenreDrama, Crime
Created byNico Moolenaar
StarringTom Waes
Anna Drijver
Frank Lammers
Nazmiye Oral
Country of originBelgium, Netherlands
Original languageDutch
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes28 (list of episodes)
Production
ProducersNico Moolenaar
Jan Theys
Ivy Vanhaecke
Production locationsBelgium
France
Netherlands
Germany
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkEén
Netflix
Picture formatHDTV (1080p)
Original releaseFebruary 24, 2019 (2019-02-24) –
present (present)

Undercover is a 2019 Belgian-Dutch Dutch-language crime drama streaming television series starring Tom Waes, Anna Drijver and Frank Lammers. The plot revolves around a story inspired by real-life events, where undercover agents infiltrate a drug kingpin's operation in Limburg, a Flemish province bordering the Netherlands. The infiltration is executed by two agents, Bob Lemmens (Tom Waes) and Kim de Rooij (Anna Drijver), who are posing as a couple at the campground where the drug kingpin spends his weekends.[1][2][3]

It is a co-production between Netflix and public Belgium TV station Eén, and was ordered direct-to-series. The first season premiered on Eén on February 24, 2019, in Belgium; its second season is scheduled for a September 6, 2020 release on Eén. The series began streaming on Netflix on May 3, 2019. It was renewed for a second season which premiered on November 8, 2020. Season 3 premiered in November 2021, starring Nazmiye Oral.

Cast[edit]

Season 1[edit]

  • Tom Waes as Bob Lemmens
  • Anna Drijver as Kim De Rooij
  • Frank Lammers as Ferry Bouwman
  • Elise Schaap as Danielle Bouwman
  • Raymond Thiry as John Zwart
  • Robbie Cleiren as Marc Gevers
  • Manou Kersting as Nick Janssens
  • Katrien De Ruysscher as Liesbeth Mertens
  • Huub Smit as Dennis de Vries
  • Lieke van den Broek as Sonja van Kamp
  • Sara De Bosschere as Lena Vandekerckhove
  • Kevin Janssens as Jurgen van Kamp
  • Kris Cuppens as Walter Devos
  • Nina Mensch as Jezebel van Kamp
  • Emma Verlinden as Polly Lemmens
  • Warre Verlinden as David Lemmens

Season 2[edit]

  • Wim Willaert as Laurent Berger
  • Sebastien Dewaele as Jean-Pierre Berger
  • Ruth Becquart as Nathalie Geudens
  • Celest Henri Cornelis as Jackson Geudens
  • Chris Lomme as Yvet Berger
  • Sarah Vandeursen as Betty
  • Robrecht Vanden Thoren as T-Bone
  • Mourade Zeguendi as Vincent Messaoudi
  • Sanne Samina Hanssen as Lisa

Season 3[edit]

  • Nazmiye Oral as Leyla Bulut
  • Murat Seven as Serkan Bulut
  • Gökhan Girginol as Timur Celik
  • Gökhan Kizilbuga as Mehmet
  • Yannick van de Velde as Lars van Marken
  • Wouter Hendrickx as Tanguy Dupont
  • Jeroen van der Ven as Patrick Diericks

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
110May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
210November 9, 2020 (2020-11-09)
38November 21, 2021 (2021-11-21)

Season 1 (2019)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"Camping Zonnedauw"Frank Devos &
Eshref Reybrouck
Lars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
22"Hoogsensitief"
"Highly Sensitive"
Frank DevosLars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
33"Italian Designer Drugs"Frank DevosLars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
44"Legio Patria Nostra"Frank DevosLars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
55"Over de grens"
"Over the Border"
Eshref ReybrouckLars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
66"Sirenes"
"Sirens"
Eshref ReybrouckLars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
77"De kop van die wout"
"That Cop's Face"
Eshref ReybrouckLars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
88"Nouveau Monde"
"New World"
Eshref ReybrouckLars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
99"Bodem"
"Rock Bottom"
Eshref ReybrouckLars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)
1010"Showtime"Eshref ReybrouckLars Damoiseaux &
Eveline Hagenbeek
May 3, 2019 (2019-05-03)

Season 2 (2020)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [4]
111"El Dorado"Pieter Van HeesUnknownSeptember 6, 2020 (2020-09-06)
122"Pentagon"UnknownUnknownSeptember 13, 2020 (2020-09-13)
133"Soldiers of Love"UnknownUnknownSeptember 20, 2020 (2020-09-20)
144"Trojan Horse Power"UnknownUnknownSeptember 27, 2020 (2020-09-27)
155"Revolution"UnknownUnknownOctober 4, 2020 (2020-10-04)
166"Victor"UnknownUnknownOctober 11, 2020 (2020-10-11)
177"Enrichochet"UnknownUnknownOctober 18, 2020 (2020-10-18)
188"Roadblock"UnknownUnknownOctober 25, 2020 (2020-10-25)
199"Reconstruction"UnknownUnknownNovember 1, 2020 (2020-11-01)
2010"War"UnknownUnknownNovember 8, 2020 (2020-11-08)

Season 3 (2021)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
211"Boze oog"
"Evil Eye"
Joël VanhoebrouckUnknownNovember 21, 2021 (2021-11-21)
222"Festival Shop Super Sales"Joël VanhoebrouckUnknownNovember 28, 2021 (2021-11-28)
233"Trust issues"Joël VanhoebrouckUnknownDecember 5, 2021 (2021-12-05)
244"All-in Resort"Joël VanhoebrouckUnknownDecember 12, 2021 (2021-12-12)
255"Rat in the kitchen"Joël VanhoebrouckUnknownDecember 19, 2021 (2021-12-19)
266"Pater Familias"Joël VanhoebrouckUnknownDecember 26, 2021 (2021-12-26)
277"Total Loss"Joël VanhoebrouckUnknownJanuary 2, 2022 (2022-01-02)
288"Showdown"Joël VanhoebrouckUnknownJanuary 9, 2022 (2022-01-09)

Release[edit]

The full first season consisting of 10 episodes premiered on Netflix streaming on May 3, 2019.[5]

Prequel[edit]

In May 2021, Netflix released Ferry, a film prequel to the series.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stream It Or Skip It: 'Undercover' on Netflix, a Cops-Infiltrating-Crooks Series That's Not Quite as Generic as its Title". Decider. July 13, 2019.
  2. ^ "Undercover – Netflix Season 1 Review". The Review Geek. July 13, 2019.
  3. ^ "'Undercover' Season 1 - Netflix Original Series Review". Ready Steady Cut. July 13, 2019.
  4. ^ "Undercover – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved June 22, 2020.
  5. ^ "Undercover". Netflix.
  6. ^ "Ferry". Netflix.

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