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The Old Fox 

Der Alte (original title)
A police department, lead by an older, experienced detective solve crimes together.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Ande ...  Gerd Heymann / ... 401 episodes, 1977-2016
Markus Böttcher Markus Böttcher ...  Werner Riedmann / ... 282 episodes, 1986-2015
Ulf Söhmisch Ulf Söhmisch ...  Polizeiarzt 273 episodes, 1983-2013
Rolf Schimpf ...  Leo Kress / ... 223 episodes, 1986-2009
Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss ...  Axel Richter 169 episodes, 1997-2015
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A police department, lead by an older, experienced detective solve crimes together.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

West Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

11 April 1977 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

El viejo See more »

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Munich, Bavaria, Germany See more »

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Mono (1977-1994)| Stereo (1994-????)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Nostalgic Feel
17 September 2008 | by sunscapes21See all my reviews

During 1991 to 1995, I used to watch the English (dubbed) version in our national channel (doordarshan) along with other German series such as Derrick, The Investigator (Der Fahnder). God How I loved them all, even if these were dubbed. I am still a great fan of Klaus Wennemann for his unique portrayal of The Investigator (Der Fahnder).

About Old Fox: I remember it was really like a real life police investigation, because clues to the murders were obtained real slow. most of these were got when the senior officer (Old Fox) cross-questioned the people involved and found some glitches in their story. Like I said, very much real life, so some people found it dull and boring, but for those who followed the dialogues, it was brilliant.

I wish I could time travel to the 1990's.....


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