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Rex: A Cop's Best Friend 

Kommissar Rex (original title)
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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11 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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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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The crime-solving Canine is joined by two new assistants! See more »

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Action | Crime | Mystery

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Trivia

The two dogs who played Rex were Reginald von Ravenhorst (aka Santo vom Haus Zieglmayer) and then Rhett Butler. Both were trained by Teresa Ann Miller. Rhett Butler played Rex as a puppy in Baby Rex. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dieter (2006) 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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Fantastic stuff!
21 April 2000 | by fifo-2See all my reviews

While the human acting in this show is often quite poor, and the storylines often predictable, I just seem to love it. The acting from Rex is brilliant as he seems to communicate with his dog mumbles and head tilts. While the series has its faults the two policemen work well together and with Rex often provide moments of comedy in between some serious moments.

The real star of the show is Rex, and anyone who owns a dog will be able to enjoy this show. If not, I recommend watching it because it is one of my favorites.


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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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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