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Hitler's HenchmenHitler's Henchmen
ZDF, 1996 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, Documentary, Biography

'Hitler's Henchmen' is a twelve-part series portraying the men who aided Adolf Hitler in his rise to power and serviced the infernal machinery of the Third Reich. Nuremberg was an historical first: the International War Crimes Tribunal sentenced leading Nazi paladins for their unparalleled atrocities while exposing to the world the infamy of the Hitler regime and its leaders: Newly discovered archive material and interviews with surviving family members and Nazi insiders to draw historical psycho grams of Hitler's closest aides.


Der BergdoktorDer Bergdoktor
ZDF, 2008 Running | Drama

Country doctor you will not, but one is born as a country doctor. It is a vocation and not a profession. Although Dr. Martin Gruber has long fought against it and did not want to admit it: He is the new country doctor.


Crimes That Changed the WorldCrimes That Changed the World
ZDF, 2023 Running | Crime, Documentary

From the Age of Enlightenment to the end of the 20th Century, the three-part history-crime series examines four spectacular crimes that attracted international attention in each of its episodes - Lincoln's assassination, Jack the Ripper, the Dreyfus affair, the Lindbergh kidnapping, the Sarajevo assassination, the murder of Sharon Tate and the Columbine high school massacre being just a few.


Nord Nord MordNord Nord Mord
ZDF, 2011 Running | Crime

A sympathetic and nervous fellow who disregards modern investigative methods, crime commissioner Theo Clüver seeks to solve the most mysterious murders.


Loving HerLoving Her
ZDF, 2021 Running | Drama, Romance

Hanna begins to reminisce about her time in Berlin and reviews her past relationships and affairs. Each of her ex-girlfriends connects her to something different and has played its part in making Hanna the woman she is today.


Hitler's WarriorsHitler's Warriors
ZDF, 1998 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

A series looking at the six most important German Generals of World War II. Profiling these men, the series continues to pose the question as to why it all happened. Rommel, Canaris, Keitel, Paulus, Udet and Manstein. Six careers caught in the tangle of Nazi political intrigue and ultimate disaster.


DerrickDerrick
ZDF, 1974 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Crime

"Harry, fahr den Wagen vor." One of the most popular murder mystery series of Germany from the 70s to the 90s. With Horst Tappert as Oberinspektor Stephan Derrick and Fritz Wepper as his assistant, Inspektor Harry Klein.


How Climate Made HistoryHow Climate Made History
ZDF, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

This two-part series presents some of the most spectacular discoveries of modern climatic research. An international team comprising climatologists, historians and geologists has established that climate has played a crucial role in the development of historical events throughout central Europe. This applies, among other things, to the rise of the Roman Empire, the vast migration of peoples between 400 and 700 A.D., Hannibal's journey across the Alps, the persecution of witches in the Middle Ages, and the 30 Years War. This documentary presents the events in question and explains just how weather literally makes history.


300 Million Years300 Million Years
ZDF, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary
Rating: 4/5

"300 Million Years" relates the dramatic history of how the continent of Europe came to be - from the carboniferous period until today. During its long creation process Europe has "traveled" through various climate zones, has been shaped by the elements and transformed by collisions with other continents. Seen from a geological perspective, human beings have been on the earth for only a few short moments, but within this brief time we have already fundamentally transformed the planet.


DoppelhaushälfteDoppelhaushälfte
ZDF, 2022 Running | Comedy, Family
Rating: 5/5

A semi-detached house in the countryside - that's where a Berlin family ends up in this comedy series. The residents of the other half are skeptical as to whether the newcomers will be able to integrate properly.


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