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The Old Fox 

Der Alte (original title)
A police department, lead by an older, experienced detective solve crimes together.
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Series cast summary:
Michael Ande Michael Ande ...  Gerd Heymann / ... 401 episodes, 1977-2016
Markus Böttcher Markus Böttcher ...  Werner Riedmann / ... 282 episodes, 1986-2015
Ulf Söhmisch Ulf Söhmisch ...  Polizeiarzt 273 episodes, 1983-2013
Rolf Schimpf ...  Leo Kress / ... 223 episodes, 1986-2009
Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss 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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Crime | Drama

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

11 April 1977 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

El viejo See more »

Filming Locations:

Munich, Bavaria, Germany See more »

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Mono (1977-1994)| Stereo (1994-????)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Slow yet interesting
13 August 2003 | by neelvkSee all my reviews

I saw this show dubbed into english many years ago and really liked the show. The main detective was physically slow but mentally really sharp and you could see that he could out-think his younger juniors.

If you catch it on TV, you must see it. It is an interesting departure from other detective shows.


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