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Rex: A Cop's Best Friend 

Kommissar Rex (original title)
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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gerhard Zemann Gerhard Zemann ...  Dr. Leo Graf 119 episodes, 1994-2004
Heinz Weixelbraun Heinz Weixelbraun ...  Christian Böck 60 episodes, 1996-2001
Wolf Bachofner ...  Peter Höllerer 60 episodes, 1994-1999
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Reginald von Ravenhorst Reginald von Ravenhorst ...  Rex 58 episodes, 1994-1999
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Storyline

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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A cop's best friend. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Action | Mystery

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Official Sites:

Sat.1 [Germany] (German)

Country:

Austria | Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

10 November 1994 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Comisario Rex See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria

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Runtime:

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Elke Winkens was planning to leave "Kommissar Rex" at the time the show was cancelled the first time. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

A Good Friend
(main theme)
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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Dog'n cops Austria style
31 July 2003 | by haleyangelSee all my reviews

This show is brilliant, believe me. I've been totally hooked since seeing this show for the first time a few years ago. Rex steals the show; Rex is amazing; Rex is my hero!

If you like cop shows; if you don't mind subtitles (for those who don't speak German); if you like European locations (the nice and not so nice sides of Vienna); if you like action and a touch of humour; and you love dogs (or don't) - you'll love Kommissar Rex.


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