Detective Chief Inspector Stephan Derrick and his loyal assistant Inspector Harry Klein solve murder cases in Munich and surroundings.
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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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(1974-1995)| (1995-1998)

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As a rule, episodes were shown on Friday night at 8.15 p.m. in Germany. See more »

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Referenced in Lukas: Rückspiegel (2001) See more »

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A childhood series
17 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

I grew up with this series too. I probably started watching this when I was 4 or 5 years old, and watched it up until recently. I normally never watch German series, but this one was something special. Todays kids may find it antiquated and corny, but I like it.


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