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Van Veeteren "Borkmann's Point"

Thursday, August 28 at 10:00 pm on Channel 12.3
Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation ... [See more]

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Posted: March 27, 2013 by Name Withheld
Program: Van Veeteren
The self described psychologist is grammatically and verbally challenged. NMC
CPT12 Response:
Thanks for your email.
Perhaps something got lost in the translation from Swedish to English?
All the best,
CPT12 Staff 
mysteries 6 nights a week.
Posted: January 11, 2012 by Name Withheld
Program: Van Veeteren
Just letting you know that the Van Veeteren series and The Octopus Series are the best in my opinion. the Scandanaavian series with the lovely blood woman is not to my likely. All though this detective is lovely and entirely humane, there are too many gruesome and gory scenes. As a clinical psychologist, I should warn you that such graphic footage can induce secondary post traumatic stress in the viewer. The images tend to repeat themselves in a persons mind involuntarily after the movie is complete. An aware person who does meditation, or is otherwise self observant, will notice this, while a less aware person may become more irritable, sleep more poorly, etc. without knowing why. As interesting and as well done as the show is, I have decided NOT TO WATCH IT. It does have really have the same degree of relevance to current day social issues or the moral content that the other mystery series I mentioned do have. And neither of those is as graphically violent with bizarre killings. This more brutal program does highlight the relationship between crime and mental illness, but also instills unnecessary stress. I will also not be watching the Weds. night series. With the Octopus series as long as it is, I'm sure there are many viewers like myself who would love to see the episodes that they have missed. I woulld like to see this continue from the beginning which you have started this year. I appreciated this as I'd never seen the older episodes and would like this to continue. Thanks, I know you don't reply so no need to rub it, but I do hope you read this. Liz Butters monthly contributor
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Posted: January 9, 2012 by Katherine Zerfas
Program: Van Veeteren
I watched this series last Monday for the first time. I WAS impressed, so much so that I bought a Van veeteren book yesterday. Your new programming is terrific, I watch it every night and have nnever been disappointed with any of the mysteries you've shown. This is just to let you know how much I appreciate your new programming. Thank you most sincerely. Kathy M. Zerfas Pueblo, CO
CPT12 Response:
Thank you for your kind email. We are glad you enjoy the programming. We get a lot of positive feedback on The International Mysteries Series. It is among my favorites too.
Thank you for watching and supporting Colorado Public Television.
ColoradoPublic Television (CPT12)

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Program Length: 118 minutes

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