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Ein Fall für zwei is a German television series, which premiered on September 11, 1981 on ZDF. The series, located in Frankfurt am Main, features two main characters who solve crimes: a defense attorney and a private investigator. Josef Matula, a former German police officer, has gone into private business. His method of investigation is very effective and direct, and he sometimes even resorts to dirty tricks. Claus Theo Gärtner has portrayed the role since the start of the series.

  1. Karl Heinz Willschrei


Series Cast

  1. Claus Theo Gärtner as Josef Matula

    Claus Theo Gärtner

    Josef Matula

    300 Episodes

  2. Renate Kohn as Helga

    Renate Kohn


    294 Episodes

  3. Paul Frielinghaus as Dr. Markus Lessing

    Paul Frielinghaus

    Dr. Markus Lessing

    118 Episodes

  4. Rainer Hunold as Dr. Rainer Franck

    Rainer Hunold

    Dr. Rainer Franck

    89 Episodes

  5. Günter Strack as Dr. Dieter Renz

    Günter Strack

    Dr. Dieter Renz

    64 Episodes

  6. Mathias Herrmann as Dr. Johannes Voss

    Mathias Herrmann

    Dr. Johannes Voss

    29 Episodes

  7. Dietrich Hollinderbäumer as Staatsanwalt, Kommissar Bigeler, Staatsanwalt Sieber, Untersuchungsrichter, Staatsanwalt Moebius, Tenberg, Kommissar Schmiedek, and Hartmann

    Dietrich Hollinderbäumer

    Staatsanwalt, Kommissar Bigeler, Staatsanwalt Sieber, Untersuchungsrichter and 4 more...

    12 Episodes

  8. Hans Georg Panczak as Kommissar, Kommissar Schäfer, Kommissar Dietz, Gerd Barnim, Kriminalhauptkommissar Stark, Kommissar Gruber, Kommissar Schwarz, and Hauptkommissar Trehmens

    Hans Georg Panczak

    Kommissar, Kommissar Schäfer, Kommissar Dietz, Gerd Barnim and 4 more...

    10 Episodes

  9. Ralf Richter as Peter Bach, Daniel Klein, Dirk, Jochen Brenner, Branco Bulatovic, Rolf Greiner, Hanno, and Dirk Teichert

    Ralf Richter

    Peter Bach, Daniel Klein, Dirk, Jochen Brenner and 4 more...

    9 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 33

2013 • 6 Episodes

Season 33 of A Case For Two premiered on February 15, 2013.

Episode 6

(33x6, March 29, 2013) Season Finale

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A Case For Two


Original Name Ein Fall für zwei

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language German


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