Mystery drama set in 1900s Vienna comes to Arizona PBS

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. The series “Vienna Blood” airs on Arizona PBS Sundays at 9 p.m. starting Jan 19.

Jan. 19: “Episode One”

Max and Oskar investigate the seemingly supernatural murder of a beautiful young medium. The mysterious circumstances of the case suggest a supernatural power is at work.

Jan. 26: “Episode Two”

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.

Feb. 2: “Episode Three”

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.

Feb. 9: “Episode Four”

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

Feb. 16: “Episode Five”

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.

Feb. 23: “Episode Six”

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.

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