A police department, lead by an older, experienced detective solve crimes together.
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Michael Ande ...
Markus Böttcher ...
 Werner Riedmann / ... 282 episodes, 1986-2015
Ulf Söhmisch ...
Rolf Schimpf ...
 Leo Kress / ... 223 episodes, 1986-2009
Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss ...
 Axel Richter 169 episodes, 1997-2015
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A police department, lead by an older, experienced detective solve crimes together.

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11 April 1977 (West Germany)  »

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The Old Fox  »

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A blast from the past!
27 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

What a pleasant surprise to find the show may perhaps still be airing new episodes!

I used to watch The Old Fox (I think) 20 years back - a foreign series shown in India. Given the other options, we used to watch The Old Fox avidly...

I thought Der Alte was good - if I get the chance, I'll pick up the DVDs and re-acquaint myself with Gerd Heymann!

FWIW - in response to a previous reviewer, I thought Buffy was a decent series, as was the original Star Trek. Don't care much for CSI, though...


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