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British crime drama, Baptiste (2020-2021), has a boy in state care in the 2nd series.

The series is set in Budapest, Hungary where Julien Baptiste (Tcheky Karyo) has gone to help the British ambassador, Emma Chambers (Fiona Shaw), find the missing members of her family.

The series is about the rise of nationalism and anti-immigration in Europe, and Balazs Dobos (Atanaz Babinchak) - in foster care and then a group home - has gotten caught up in a thuggish gang who beat up, and eventually kill, Turkish immigrant shopkeeper Mehmet (Kevork Malikyan).

While Balazs is complicit in the crimes against Mehmet, at least 2 of dangerous young men in the show come from privilege, respectability and a nuclear family.

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