After he testifies against a Mafia boss, ex-gangster Frank Tagliano enters the witness protection program and asks to be sent to Norway.
Frank becomes Norwegian citizen "Giovanni Henriksen," meets his neighbor the chief of police, and clashes with his new country's bureaucratic culture.
Frank falls for his language teacher Sigrid and opens a nightclub that's a big hit, but he draws unwanted attention from the police and a biker gang.
Now a successful local businessman, Frank joins a lucrative real estate deal but his plans are thwarted by the police, who believe he's a terrorist.
Sigrid learns some surprising news, Frank's deal sours when his partner's son converts to Islam, and Geir stumbles on a clue to Frank's identity.
Frank has a fight over a baby carriage but makes a deal to exit his real estate investment; Frank's enemies get an unexpected lead on his location.
Flush with cash, Frank buys a new penthouse and invites Sigrid to move in, while Geir's colleagues get bad news and Mafia hitmen arrive
The police chief suspects Frank is the link between a murder and a mysterious beating; Frank beefs up security when he learns he's in jeopardy.