Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop (1988–1993)
"Katts and Dog" (original title)

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"Katts and Dog" is about the life of Canine Officer Hank Katts and his partner, Rudy; how they fight crime and the forces of evil. The show starts off with Hank just finishing up Police ... See full summary »

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Jesse Collins ...
 Hank Katts (106 episodes, 1988-1993)
Andrew Bednarski ...
 Stevie Katts (106 episodes, 1988-1993)
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 Lou Adams (106 episodes, 1988-1993)
Rudolph Von Holstein III ...
 Rinty / ... (106 episodes, 1988-1993)
Denise Virieux ...
 Officer Renee Daumier (80 episodes, 1989-1993)
Phillip Jarrett ...
 Sergeant O.C. Phillips (62 episodes, 1990-1993)
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 Sergeant Callahan (44 episodes, 1988-1989)
Denis Akiyama ...
 Ron Nakemura / ... (44 episodes, 1988-1992)
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"Katts and Dog" is about the life of Canine Officer Hank Katts and his partner, Rudy; how they fight crime and the forces of evil. The show starts off with Hank just finishing up Police Academy. It goes on to show the first meeting of Katts and Rudy. It also shows the life of Hank's nephew, Stevie; through the death of his mother and his adoption by Officer Katts. Written by Shannon Chenoweth

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For American audiences, this series was presented as a revival of The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954) and was retitled "Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop". All mentions of "Rudy" were dubbed over with "Rinty". See more »

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Hank Katts: [Often said through out the series] Go get 'em, Rudy!
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Katts and Dog?
5 October 2002 | by (Bamberg, Germany) – See all my reviews

This was one of several excellent family-oriented Canadian productions from that time that were broadcast in the US and then disappeared. As other commentators have indicated, they were thoroughly enjoyable for all ages.

Imagine my shock when on visiting Montreal about ten years ago I turned on the hotel tv and, finding nothing better, checked out Katts and Dog. Which I had known exclusively as Rin Tin Tin, K-9 Cop. Now, you have to understand several things. First, Rin Tin Tin was a famous German shepherd dog character from a series in the late 50s. So it was perfectly logical for this dog to have that name. But the dog in Canada was Rudy, and I was amazed to discover that they had gone back over every single "Rudy" and dubbed in "Rinty" for the US audience. The dubbing was absolutely undetectable. But to this day I don't get the point.

Second thing you have to understand: They never made it clear where the show took place. It was intentionally an unspecified city in the Pacific northwest. The police uniforms looked plenty US to me but they must have been designed to look Canadian to the Canadians as well. (They did not have checkered caps.) Standard Canadian and standard US English, if there is such a thing, are scarcely distinguishable, so I guess they got by by not having the characters say "eh?" Because of PC or union considerations or both, there was a sequence of episodes in there where the female interest spoke with a French accent. In the context they made her French French, but obviously she was quebecoise.

Anyway, an excellent family show, and it is a shame that those of its ilk seem to be with us no more.


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