Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

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...  Van der Valk / ... 32 episodes, 1972-1992
...  Insp Johnny Kroon 13 episodes, 1972-1973
Joanna Dunham ...  Arlette van der Valk / ... 13 episodes, 1973-1977
...  Arlette van der Valk 13 episodes, 1972-1973
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

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13 September 1972 (UK)  »

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Fahndung: Van der Valk ermittelt  »

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(7 episodes) (1991-1992) | (25 episodes) (1972-1977)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Geoffrey Bayldon and David McKail are among the very few actors to have acted in both the 70s series and the 90s series. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credits for Season 1 listed the actors and characters entirely in lower-case letters. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Absolutely: Episode #1.3 (1989) See more »

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Eye Level
(Title Theme)
Written by Jack Trombey
Played by The Simon Park Orchestra
Conducted by Simon Park
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Great theme
9 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

Has the distinction (IMHO) of being the TV show with the best ever theme music. Track it down on the net if you haven't heard it.

Oh, and it was a great detective show also.


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