Detective Chief Inspector Stephan Derrick and his loyal assistant Inspector Harry Klein solve murder cases in Munich and surroundings.
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Horst Tappert ...
 Stephan Derrick (281 episodes, 1974-1998)
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 Harry Klein (281 episodes, 1974-1998)
Willy Schäfer ...
 Willi Berger / ... (198 episodes, 1975-1998)
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Stephan Derrick is a chief inspector with the Munich police. Along with his assistant Harry Klein, he has to solve murder cases. This show is based more on psychological methods to find out who the murderer was than on action scenes or car chases. Derrick prefers to talk to people and learn more about their personalities. The phone is therefore a very important instrument to him. Written by Peter W. Simeon <simeon@imdb.com>

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20 October 1974 (Austria)  »

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Inspecteur Derrick  »

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(1974-1995)| (1995-1998)

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One of the most successful German TV exports, having been broadcast in 102 countries. See more »

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Best Cops Show
28 December 2000 | by (Hamilton, New ZEaland) – See all my reviews

My wife and I watched this show in Melbourne, Australia. We were absolutely hooked by not only the believable plots but by the excellent acting by Derrick and his offsider. We found it an interesting window into Germany, its culture and over time became quite familiar with Munich and its surrounds.

The show was shown in Australia by the quite excellent SBS and was shown without ads. The fact that it was sub-titled didn't matter at all... it was compulsive viewing over many series.

If I was to rate this series, it would have to be 9 out of 10.


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