Night Shift, The

The series follows the various happenings at the petrol station, as the power-hungry Georg orders Ólafur and Daníel to do inane, unusual and sometimes dangerous jobs. For example in one episode, Georg stages an assault on the petrol station with Ólafur as the assailant. This very quickly results in his injury as Georg sprays him in the eyes with antifreeze and wrestles him to the ground. Georg uses his catchphrase, "it was just a misunderstanding", to explain the staged assault to the area manager. Georg's "misunderstandings" are not limited to his colleagues, as later on in the series he gets into conflict with customers over use of the toilet in the forecourt shop and the deposit of cans in the recycling bin on the forecourt.

About the film

  • Type
    TV Fiction
  • Genre
  • Length
    330 min.
  • Language
  • Original Title
  • International Title
    Night Shift, The
  • Production Year
  • Production Countries
  • Premiere TV Channel
    Stöð 2
  • Number of Episodes
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant


Company Credits


  • 2007
    Edduverðlaunin / Edda Awards - Award: TV Fiction og the Year. TV Show Popularity Award. Nominated for Actor of the Year in a Leading Role (Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon). Nominated for Screenplay of the Year (Jóhann Ævar Grímsson, Jón Gnarr, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon and Ragnar Bragason).


  • Sena, 2007 - DVD