A recently divorced cop adopts a police dog who lost his former companion, together they solve crimes in and around Vienna.
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Series cast summary:
Gerhard Zemann ...
 Dr. Leo Graf (119 episodes, 1994-2004)
Heinz Weixelbraun ...
 Christian Böck (60 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Peter Höllerer (60 episodes, 1994-1999)
Martin Weinek ...
 Fritz Kunz (59 episodes, 1999-2004)
Reginald von Ravenhorst ...
 Rex (58 episodes, 1994-1999)
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A recently divorced cop adopts a police dog who lost his former companion, together they solve crimes in and around Vienna.

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Crime | Action | Mystery

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Rex changed a lot of his human friends over the 11 seasons, including a famous actor Gedeon Burkhardt. See more »

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Remade as Inspector Max (2004) See more »

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A Good Friend
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Music by Gerd Schuller
Lyrics by Kathy Sampson
Performed by Kathy Sampson
Produced by Gerd Schuller at WSRB Studios -
Bernd Reischl, Graz, Austria
1994 Intercord Ton GmbH
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Little wonder this show has enjoyed faithful followers worldwide.
18 September 2001 | by (Sydney) – See all my reviews

Great dog show. In the tradition of all dog shows, the dog is smarter than most of the characters (all human) on the show. Tight but easy to follow plotlines with the cute Inspector Rex hogging all the limelight from his equally cute owner/trainer. This show does not pretend to be anything deep and meaningful, or try to be gritty and edgy like all the other police shows that are on at the moment. But rather it uses its police storylines to show us the beauty of Vienna, the essence of the Viennese, and of course Rex. It is its simplicity and the star of the show Rex that are the secret of its appeal. In short, if you like dogs of any kind, you will not want to miss an episode.


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