Drama

Vienna Blood

1900s Vienna is a hotbed of philosophy, science and art. Dr. Max Liebermann's extraordinary skills of perception and Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt's determination lead them to some of the city's most mysterious and deadly cases.

Episode 1

45m 35s

Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt calls upon Dr. Max Liebermann, a student of Freud, to help investigate the murder of a beautiful young medium. The mysterious circumstances of the case suggest a supernatural power is at work.

Episodes

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    Episode 1

    S1 E1 - 45m 35s

    Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt calls upon Dr. Max Liebermann, a student of Freud, to help investigate the murder of a beautiful young medium. The mysterious circumstances of the case suggest a supernatural power is at work.

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    Episode 2

    S1 E2 - 46m 21s

    Max employs his psychoanalytic training to probe murder suspects’ minds. Eventually, a thread emerges that takes Max and Oskar throughout Vienna. Solving the supernatural conundrum will threaten Oskar’s career and ultimately Max’s life.

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    Episode 3

    S1 E3 - 47m 13s

    Oskar asks Max to help investigate a grotesque series of murders in Vienna’s slums, where the victims are seemingly chosen at random. The killer’s gruesome calling cards are vicious mutilation with a military blade and a penchant for arcane symbols.

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    Episode 4

    S1 E4 - 44m 41s

    Their latest investigation draws Max and Oskar into the sphere of nationalistic groups who despise Vienna’s immigrants. Max’s fiancée is provoked into taking daring risks before the murderer’s shocking rationale is finally revealed.

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    Episode 5

    S1 E5 - 47m 46s

    When his nephew, a student at a military school, suffers a breakdown after a fellow cadet’s death, Max calls on Oskar for help. The school prepares a new generation of military officers, but its barbaric traditions are hidden from the outside world.

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    Episode 6

    S1 E6 - 44m 1s

    Suspicion at the military school falls on an elite group of cadets with a penchant for sadism and dangerous games. Solving the case will have a devastating impact on both Oskar and Max’s professional lives.

Extras + Features

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 - 30s

    A student of Sigmund Freud and an Austrian detective team up to solve some of the most mysterious and deadly cases in early 1900s Vienna.

  • A Language Barrier: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Language Barrier

    S1 - 3m 18s

    Vienna Blood Producer Oliver Auspitz, Luise Von Finckh (Clara), Jüergen Maurer (Oskar) and Matthew Beard (Max) discuss the impact of language in barriers in acting.

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    What Is Vienna Blood?

    S1 - 3m 5s

    The cast and crew discuss the background and inspiration behind Vienna Blood.

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    First Introductions

    S1 E1 - 2m 2s

    Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt learns that Dr. Max Liebermann will be observing his case involving a woman’s murder. Max explains that he hopes to learn more about the psychopathy of the criminal mind during his observations.

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    Sigmund Freud’s Theory

    S1 E1 - 2m 14s

    While visiting Oskar, Max discusses Sigmund Freud’s theory and how it can be used to analyze a person through their behaviors and mannerisms to reveal what goes on inside the human brain. Stumped by his case, the inspector asks Max to use his skills with psychology to help him solve it.

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    Episode 2 Preview

    S1 E2 - 30s

    Max employs his psychoanalytic training to probe murder suspects’ minds. Eventually, a thread emerges that takes Max and Oskar throughout Vienna. Solving the supernatural conundrum will threaten Oskar’s career and ultimately Max’s life.

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    Amelia’s Hypnosis

    S1 E2 - 1m 52s

    Max uses hypnosis in an attempt to cure Amelia's hysteria and learn more about the man who attacked her. During their time together, his interest in her grows.

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    Caught in the Middle

    S1 E2 - 1m 25s

    Professor Gruner expresses his discontent with Max after hearing that he’s been working with the police. He believes Max has turned his back on the medical world and threatens to end his career with the hospital.

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    Oskar’s Dark Past

    S1 E2 - 1m 39s

    While meeting to discuss the details of their case, Max questions how the inspector knows so much about the cemetery they had visited in search for clues. Oskar reluctantly reveals the death of his daughter.

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    A Troubled Engagement

    S1 E3 - 1m 54s

    Following an early departure from his engagement party to help with a murder case, Max’s sister lectures him about his work. She advises him to put forth more effort in his relationship with Clara, fearing that it’s hanging by a thread.

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    Max and Clara

    S1 E3 - 2m 51s

    On an outing together, Clara asks to be more involved in Max’s life. She hopes that they’ll be able to better strength their communication with one another when they’re married, but their day together is interrupted by a surprise visitor.

  • Episode 3 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview

    S1 E3 - 30s

    Oskar asks Max to help investigate a grotesque series of murders in Vienna’s slums, where the victims are seemingly chosen at random. The killer’s gruesome calling cards are vicious mutilation with a military blade and a penchant for arcane symbols.

Schedule

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    Vienna Blood

    Death Is Now a Welcome Guest Part 1

    Monday
    Feb 6

    1 Hour

    The cinema captures the imagination of the Viennese public in 1908; when tragedy strikes at a film premiere, Max and Oskar investigate the murder of a famous actress -- a former patient at Max's hospital.
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    Vienna Blood: TVSS: Iconic

    Vienna Blood

    Death Is Now a Welcome Guest Part 1

    Monday
    Feb 6

    1 Hour

    The cinema captures the imagination of the Viennese public in 1908; when tragedy strikes at a film premiere, Max and Oskar investigate the murder of a famous actress -- a former patient at Max's hospital.
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    Vienna Blood: TVSS: Iconic

    Vienna Blood

    Death Is Now a Welcome Guest Part 2

    Sunday
    Feb 12

    1 Hour

    The search for the killer of a screen star confounds Max and Oskar as they are led into a web of political intrigue.
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    Vienna Blood: TVSS: Iconic

    Vienna Blood

    Death Is Now a Welcome Guest Part 2

    Sunday
    Feb 12

    1 Hour

    The search for the killer of a screen star confounds Max and Oskar as they are led into a web of political intrigue.
  • Image
    Vienna Blood: TVSS: Iconic

    Vienna Blood

    Death Is Now a Welcome Guest Part 2

    Monday
    Feb 13

    1 Hour

    The search for the killer of a screen star confounds Max and Oskar as they are led into a web of political intrigue.
  • Image
    Vienna Blood: TVSS: Iconic

    Vienna Blood

    Death Is Now a Welcome Guest Part 2

    Monday
    Feb 13

    1 Hour

    The search for the killer of a screen star confounds Max and Oskar as they are led into a web of political intrigue.

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