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Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop 

Katts and Dog (original title)
"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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Series cast summary:
Jesse Collins Jesse Collins ...  Hank Katts 106 episodes, 1988-1993
Andrew Bednarski Andrew Bednarski ...  Stevie Katts 106 episodes, 1988-1993
Dan Martin ...  Lou Adams 106 episodes, 1988-1993
Rudolph Von Holstein III Rudolph Von Holstein III ...  Rinty / ... 106 episodes, 1988-1993
Denise Virieux Denise Virieux ...  Officer Renee Daumier 80 episodes, 1989-1993
Phillip Jarrett ...  Sergeant O.C. Phillips 63 episodes, 1988-1993
Denis Akiyama ...  Ron Nakemura 48 episodes, 1988-1992
Peter MacNeill ...  Sergeant Callahan 44 episodes, 1988-1989


"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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Release Date:

17 September 1988 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop See more »

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1.33 : 1
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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 »


Hank Katts: [Often said through out the series] Go get 'em, Rudy!
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Top Dog (2015) See more »

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Man, I wish I grew up a few years earlier.
15 February 2009 | by Kenster1991See all my reviews

I have to say "Katts and Dog" was such an awesome show, and even though I was born in 1991, I really didn't see it until 1999 or 2000 when Showcase had rights to broadcast it. It is brought back so many memories of my childhood, and what Toronto really looked like while I was a little kid. Heck there was one episode which was filmed in my current high school, Leaside High School(even though the renamed it "Riverdale" for filming purposes) and it really brought it home for me. They had such good scripts and it brought out the reality of being a cop, and inspired me to go a get a German Shepherd Dog, and at one point made me want to become a cop, but now I don't think that it is a great idea. But it has such good values, and to believe it had better success in the States with 5 seasons and while good old "Due South" had 4 seasons. Heck with 5 seasons there should at least be a DVD out, and I wonder if Atlantique Productions is out of business which would be sad. But man this show is just well put together and had about the same actors that would be later used in Due South. The values such as drugs, losing a loved one, dealing with personal hardships, are just so nice to relate to.

Excellent show, wish there was a DVD. I hope Alliance takes over the distribution and copyright for this stuff.

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