The story begins when Nora Pintens buys an electric heater which works as a radio receiver for the local radio station. She is kidnapped for that electric heater and Axel Nort, a private ...
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The story begins when Nora Pintens buys an electric heater which works as a radio receiver for the local radio station. She is kidnapped for that electric heater and Axel Nort, a private detective starts an investigation. He gets help from criminology student Dirk Talboom, who is also the son of the Chief of Police. Together they start an exciting quest for answers and quickly they find out that they are facing a dangerous group of international diamond smugglers. Mysterious messages, hidden clues, explosions and high speed chases; more than once is Axel Nort faced with danger and mystery. But during the search they get regular help from a mysterious lady with a headscarf, although she is actually working for the criminal gang. Later they find out that she is trying to save her husband Filip, who is being held by Dilbert, the leader of the group. In an exciting finale in the Ardennes, Filip can be saved and Dilbert can be captured so that this adventure comes to an end for Axel Nort ... Written by
Marijn De Ruysscher
This was initially broadcasted as a series for the youth however I think many adults must have enjoyed this one too back in the day. Of course to today's standards it is pretty tame but the show still has plenty of stuff to offer to be entertaining. It is really interesting to see the stuff they had which nowadays to be forgotten. The cars, the electronics, the fashion. The titular character looks like a Sherlock Holmes detective who does have a passion for music, electronics and mechanics. He must have been the perfect hero in the day: never panicking always remaining calm and knowing what to do. He always seems to have a solution to get out of dangerous situations. He rarely makes mistakes and when it does go wrong it's usually due to his youthful pupil Dirk who is however learning fast. The bad guys might not always be the smartest their boss is not one to mess with. And yes this isn't all about guys, actually there is a few ladies who do have crucial roles in the whole plot. All in all I found it thrilling and mysterious. And it's only in the last episode that the viewer gets to know what it is all about. I don't think this one was ever broadcasted outside Belgium.
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