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Kommissar Rex 

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 cop's best friend. 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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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The dog who played Rex in the Italian spin off was named Henry, and came from the United States. See more »

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Referenced in Dieter (2006) See more »

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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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Background of various characters
28 June 2006 | by captainspongSee all my reviews

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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