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GenreSituation comedy
Written byJóhann Ævar Grímsson
Jón Gnarr
Jörundur Ragnarsson
Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon
Ragnar Bragason
Directed byRagnar Bragason
StarringJón Gnarr
Jörundur Ragnarsson
Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon
Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir
Country of origin Iceland
Original language(s)Icelandic
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes7
Editor(s)Sverrir Kristjánsson
Running time25 min.
Production company(s)Saga Film
Original networkStöð 2

Fangavaktin (English: The Prison Shift) is the sequel to the Icelandic television series Dagvaktin and the final series in the trilogy. The three main characters from Næturvaktin, Georg Bjarnfreðarson (Jón Gnarr), Ólafur Ragnar (Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon) and Daníel (Jörundur Ragnarsson), have become imprisoned in the infamous Litla-Hraun prison following the murder of the hotel owner in Dagvaktin. The story is continued, and brought to a conclusion, in the feature film Bjarnfreðarson.

The first episode was broadcast on Stöð 2 on Sunday, 27 September 2009, and an episode was broadcast each following Sunday until the final seventh episode aired on 8 November 2009. The series has been released on DVD.


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