A spin off from the Inspector Rex series. Detective Ernst Stockinger is transferred from Vienna (where the Inspector Rex series took place) and is transferred to Salzburg where he carries out his investigations in his own unique style.
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The genuine series' title in original German actually was "Kommissar Rex" which was usually translated as "Inspector Rex" all across the Europe. The story was originally set in Vienna, Austria, yet later was moved to Italy where the Rex is staying now. See more »
A Good Friend
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 See more »
I love Inspector Rex. The humour and intelligence of the dog, learning a little about Austrian culture, the humans in Homicide, etc. I enjoy, also, seeing the Austrian countryside and how murder mysteries are solved. That said, I wish I could find more information, dossiers perhaps, on Bradtner and Bock, as I don't know much about them. Also, I feel that, even though I don't speak German, the subtitles do not quite keep up with the spoken word and that sometimes things are not translated.
Tobias (whose other name I would need to see again to spell properly) was fantastic as Moser - a lonely bachelor who bonded with Rex very deeply, who was willing to sacrifice his career in 'Target Rex' to save the dog from possible death. The chemistry between dog and human does not work so well, or has been somewhat submerged, when Moser dies and Rex has to work with Alex Bradtner.
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