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
Martin Weinek Martin Weinek ...  Fritz Kunz 59 episodes, 1999-2004
Reginald von Ravenhorst Reginald von Ravenhorst ...  Rex 58 episodes, 1994-1999
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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 dogged detective! See more »

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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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Mungo-Film,Sat.1,Taurus Film See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

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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 »

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Remade as Il commissario Rex (2008) See more »

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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Little wonder this show has enjoyed faithful followers worldwide.
18 September 2001 | by judithhuSee all my reviews

Great dog show. In the tradition of all dog shows, the dog is smarter than most of the characters (all human) on the show. Tight but easy to follow plotlines with the cute Inspector Rex hogging all the limelight from his equally cute owner/trainer. This show does not pretend to be anything deep and meaningful, or try to be gritty and edgy like all the other police shows that are on at the moment. But rather it uses its police storylines to show us the beauty of Vienna, the essence of the Viennese, and of course Rex. It is its simplicity and the star of the show Rex that are the secret of its appeal. In short, if you like dogs of any kind, you will not want to miss an episode.


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