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Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei 

Two police inspectors and their team from a Bonn-Koeln precinct fight all sorts of criminals they encounter daily on major highways in Germany.
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Erdogan Atalay Erdogan Atalay ...  Semir Gerkhan / ... 352 episodes, 1996-2019
Gottfried Vollmer Gottfried Vollmer ...  Dieter Bonrath 244 episodes, 1997-2015
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Katja Woywood Katja Woywood ...  Kim Krüger 160 episodes, 2009-2019
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Two police inspectors and their team from a Bonn-Koeln precinct fight all sorts of criminals they encounter daily on major highways in Germany.

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Germany

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German

Release Date:

12 March 1996 (Germany) See more »

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Alerta Cobra See more »

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(150 Episodes) | (10 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the episode Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei: Der neue Partner (1996), the original main character Frank Stolte (Johannes Brandrup) says that he doesn't need a partner, referring to Semir Gerkhan (Erdogan Atalay). Ironically, Brandrup would leave the show after the first season, while Atalay took over as the main character. See more »

Goofs

In several episodes where Semir Gerkhan is driving a 1998 BMW 3 Series, the car is suddenly replaced by a 1992 or 2003 model during car chases and stunts. See more »

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Highway to Hell
5 July 2002 | by Mikew3001See all my reviews

"Alarm fur Cobra 11" (Emergency for Cobra-11) is a popular German TV cop series that is running on the TV station RTL since 1996 with great success. It shows the cases of two highway patrol officers, played by Turkish actor Erdogan Atalay (probably because many young Turks are into high-speed BMW and Mercedes sedans) and his handsome buddy Rene Steinke, his third companion in this series.

These cops usually meet all the evil men somewhere on the German autobahns which leads to spectacular car chases with big crashes and explosions and people dying at least two or three times during each 45-minute episode. It's all very influenced by modern Hollywood action cinema or Jerry Bruckheimer and Michael Bay and sometimes appears like a prime time TV version of "Speed", "Con Air", "Die Hard" and the "Lethal Weapon" series.

The best about this series are the two main actors, the often funny dialogues (often inspired by Mel Gibson and Danny Glover) and the usually thrilling and sometimes weird plots with plenty of references to well-known movie genres. There are ninja killers murdering innocent victims on highway bridges. There is a handicapped "Phantom of the Opera" living in an empty garage besides a lonely highway, running amok on the the autobahn with guns and bombs. There is a femme fatale, killing Ferrari drivers as she was a rape victim years before, and there is a gang of bank robbers sieging the cops in a lonely forest house just like John Wayne in "Rio Bravo".

At its best, "Cobra 11" is thrilling and sometimes even outstanding German TV action entertainment. At it's worst, it's just a repetition of the same flying BMW cars exploding somewhere on the highways. There are also too many goofs in it, with cars changing it's model and design within seconds or with unreal facts like times and distances.

But during this weekly action overkill, nobody really cares about a BMW 3 changing into a BMW 2 during a salto mortale, so sit back and relax with the autobahn cops meeting the most unusual horrors on the German highways to hell.


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