Grumpy Old Cops (Rentnercops)

Series: Wednesday | 6:50 pm | Das Erste

After the two retired detectives, Bielefelder and Klaus, had themselves transferred back into service for the time being, head of the department Vicky, commissioner trainee Hui and police chief Plocher have meanwhile got used to the two oddballs. Only Klaus' wife Francesca, along with daughter Daniela and son-in-law Jens, still have to deal with Klaus' decision against an evening of life in a rocking chair.

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Reinhard Bielefelder (Bill Mockridge), Klaus Schmitz (Hartmut Volle), Herr Naumann (Guido Broscheit) und Mafiosi (Komparsen).

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Reinhard Bielefelder (Bill Mockridge), Vicky Adam (Katja Danowski) und Hui Ko (Aaron Lee) sind im Grossraumbüro. Hund Yoda ist schlecht.

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Dr. Rosalindt Schmid (Helene Grass) hat erste Erkenntnisse über Fritz Faustmann (Komparse) für Reinhard Bielefelder (Bill Mockridge) und Klaus Schmitz (Hartmut Volle).

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Vicky Adam (Katja Danowski), Reinhard Bielefelder (Bill Mockridge) und Klaus Schmitz (Hartmut Volle) kommen am Tatort an und treffen auf Dr. Lara Krüger (Dela Dabulamanzi).

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Vicky Adam (Katja Danowski), Reinhard Bielefelder (Bill Mockridge), Klaus Schmitz (Hartmut Volle) und Hui Ko (Aaron Le) kommen am Fischteich an.

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Reinhard Bielefelder (Bill Mockridge), Vicky Adam (Katja Danowski), Klaus Schmitz (Hartmut Volle) und Hui Ko (Aaron Le) sind in einer Ferienwohnung. Die Wohnung wird zum observieren eingerichet.

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Reinhard Bielefelder (Bill Mockridge) steht vor Daniela (Alice Gruia) und entwaffnet Marvin (Konstantin Gerlach), Dennis (Eric Klotzsch) hat Ladehemmung.

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Reinhard Bielefelder (Bill Mockridge), Vicky Adam (Katja Danowski), Hui Ko (Aaron Le) und Klaus Schmitz (Hartmut Volle) befinden sich in Bernies Wohnung – es sind nur noch 2 Geister da.

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Awards

2018

FairFilmAward in the Categorie TV-Series

2016

Nomination for the Jupiter-Award in the Categorie Best TV-Series National

Cast & Crew

Season 6

Executive Producers

Peter Güde

Broadcaster

WDR

Commissioning Editors

Elke Kimmlinger und Nils Wohlfarth (WDR)

Screenplay

Peter Güde, Julia Thürnagel, Andreas Schmitz, Christoph Wortberg, Jonas Pflaumer, Viviane Koppelmann

Directors

Jan Markus Linhof, André Siebert, Janis Rattenni

Directors of photography

Eddie Schneidermeier, Sascha Ersfeld, Victor Voß

Cast

Bill Mockridge, Hartmut Volle, Katja Danowski, Aaron Le, Dela Dabulamanzi, Michael Prelle, Teresa Harder, Anica Happich, Nikolai Will, Valentina Leone, Raphael Westermeier, Antje Widdra, Horst Kotterba, Jessica Walther-Gabory, Katharina Derr, Nora Boeckler, Hanns Jörg Krumpholz, Artur Majowski, Ekrem Bora (Eko Fresh), Frank Casali, Gitta Schweighöfer, Thomas Limpinsel, Vittorio Alfieri, Uke Bosse, Jonas Baeck, Karolina Horster, Annina Hellenthal, Moritz Otto, Richard van Weyden, Luise Kinner, Julia Doege, u.v.m.

Casting

Marc Schötteldreier

Line Producer

Sandra Vogelbacher

Unit Production Manager

Manuel Mützner

Set Design

Simon Schläger

Costume Design

Susa Sasserath

Make-Up

Johannes Schmager, Silvie Weinrowsky

Music

Ulrich Lask

Editor

Sabine Rottmann

Season 5

Executive Producers

Oliver Vogel, Peter Güde

Broadcaster

ARD / Das Erste

Commissioning Editors

Elke Kimmlinger und Nils Wohlfarth (WDR)

Screenplay

Peter Güde, Andreas Schmitz, Julia Thürnagel, Christoph Wortberg

Directors

Janis Rebecca Rattenni, Dennis Satin

Directors of photography

Joe Berger, Felix Baermann

Cast

Bill Mockridge, Hartmut Volle, Katja Danowski, Aaron Le, Teresa Harder, Alice Gruia, Nikolai Will, Valentina Leone, Helene Grass, Michael Prelle, Dela Dabulamanzi

Casting

Marc Schötteldreier

Line Producer

Sandra Vogelbacher

Unit Production Manager

Manuel Mützner

Set Design

Jan Keuthmann

Costume Design

Susa Sasserath

Make-Up

Johannes Schmager, Silvie Weinrowsky

Music

Ulrich Lask

Editor

Steffen Pohl, Ulrike Leipold

Season 4
Executive Producers

Oliver Vogel, Peter Güde

Broadcaster

ARD / Das Erste

Commissioning Editors

Elke Kimmlinger und Nils Wohlfarth (WDR)

Screenplay

Sonja Schönemann, Peter Güde, Julia Thürnagel, Andreas Schmitz, Lars Albaum, Christoph Wortberg

Directors

Dennis Satin (Block 1), Claudia Jüptner-Jonstorff (Block 2), Patrick Winczewski (Block 3), Thomas Durchschlag (Block 4), Janis Rattenni (Block 5)

Directors of photography

Thomas Schinz, Andy Löv, David Schultz

Cast

Tilo Prückner, Peter Lerchbaumer, Aaron Le, Katja Danowski, Helene Grass

Casting

Marc Schötteldreier Casting

Line Producer

Sandra Vogelbacher

Unit Production Manager

Andreas Thürnagel, Manuel Mützner

Set Design

Holger Jacobsen

Costume Design

Susa Sasserath

Make-Up

Susanne Genevrière, Johannes Schmager

Editor

Mareile Marx-Scheer

Season 3

Executive Producers

Oliver Vogel, Peter Güde

Broadcaster

ARD / Das Erste

Commissioning Editors

Elke Kimmlinger und Nils Wohlfarth (WDR)

Screenplay

Sonja Schönemann, Julia Thürnagel, Peter Güde

Directors

Thomas Durchschlag (Part 1), Patrick Winczewski (Part 2)

Directors of Photography

Christian Klopp (Part 1), David Schultz (Part 2)

Cast

Wolfgang Winkler, Tilo Prückner, Katja Danowski, Aaron Le, Helene Grass, Michael Prelle, Verena Plangger

Casting

Marc Schötteldreier

Line Producer

Sascha Ommert

Unit Production Manager

Andreas Thürnagel

Set Design

Holger Jacobsen

Costume Design

Susa Sasserath

Make-Up

Susanne Genevrière, Johannes Schmager

Music

Ulrich Lask

Editor

Mareile Marx-Scheer

Season 2

Executive Producer

Oliver Vogel

Producer

Peter Güde

Broadcaster

ARD / Das Erste

Commissioning Editors

Elke Kimmlinger (WDR mediagroup), Pamela Wershofen (WDR mediagroup)

Screenplay

Sonja Schönemann, Christoph Benkelmann

Directors

Frauke Thielecke, Christoph Schnee

Directors of Photography

Christian Klopp, Diethard Prengel

Cast

Tilo Prückner, Wolfgang Winkler, Aaron Lee, Katja Danowski, Verena Plangger

Casting

Marc Schötteldreier

Line Producer

Sascha Ommert

Unit Production Manager

Andreas Thürnagel

Set Design 

Holger Jacobsen

Music

Michael Felber

Editor

Björk Kroschl

Press Contact

Agnes Toellner
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089/5900 23876
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Season 1

Executive Producers

Oliver Vogel, Peter Güde

Broadcaster

ARD / Das Erste

Commissioning Editors

Elke Kimmlinger (WDR mediagroup),  Pamela Wershofen (WDR mediagroup)

Screenplay

Sonja Schönemann, Peter Güde und Christoph Benkelmann

Director

Lars Jessen

Cast

Tilo Prückner, Wolfgang Winkler, Verena Plangger, Michael Prelle, Aaron Le, Katja Danowski

News:

No retirement in sight: Twelve new cases for the "Old Grumpy Cops"

Mon, 25. Jul 2022
Cologne - After the successful 5th season of "Old Grumpy Cops", cameras are rolling again and retired detectives Reinhard Bielefelder (Bill Mockridge) and Klaus Schmitz (Hartmut Volle) continue their active service in the Cologne police station 12.

New "Old Grumpy Cops" duo completes filming in Cologne

Thu, 17. Dec 2020
Cologne - Filming of the 5th season of the Bavaria Fiction series "Die Rentnercops" came to an end today. Back on duty are retired cops Reinhard Bielefelder and Klaus Schmitz, played by Bill Mockridge and Hartmut Volle.

Successful “Old Grumpy Cops“-debut for Swetlana Schönfeld

Fri, 21. Feb 2020
Cologne - Last night, Hannah Gereg (Swetlana Schönfeld) met her new “Old Grumpy Cops” colleagues - reaching a top score of 2.78 million viewers.

Grumpy Old Cops confirmed for another season- Peter Lechbaumer takes on the role of Günter Hoffman

Mon, 8. Apr 2019
Cologne - Grumpy Old Cops is currently shooting 16 more episodes in Cologne for the popular access prime time slot of Das Erste (ARD). Peter Lechbaumer joins Tilo Prückner and will be taking on role of Inspector Günter Hoffmann.