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Vienna Blood: Series 1 (2019-2020)

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Critic Consensus: Though it rarely rises above 'watchable,' fans of period crime series may enjoy passing time with Vienna Blood's charismatic cast anyway.

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As part of his research in understanding the criminal mind, junior doctor Max Liebermann is given permission to trail Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt.

Cast

Matthew Beard
as Max Liebermann
Juergen Maurer
as Oskar Rheinhardt
Raphael von Bargen
as Inspector von Bulow
Simon Hatzl
as Police Commissioner Strasser
Oliver Stokowski
as Professor Gruner
Ursula Strauss
as Juno Holderlein
Josef Ellers
as Sergeant Haussmann
Petra Morzé
as Cosima von Rath
Harald Windisch
as Professor Matthias
Johannes Krisch
as Major Julius Reisinger
Gerhard Liebmann
as Karl Überhorst
Dominik Warta
as Bernhard Becker
Rafael Gareisen
as Herr Lang
Erni Mangold
as Concierge
Michael Müller
as Journalist
Alma Hasun
as Charlotte Löwenstein
Sophie Stockinger
as Fräulein Becker
Roland Koch
as Heinrich Holderlein
Christoph Luser
as Otto Braun
Kristina Bangert
as Else Rheinhardt
Rainer Wöss
as Hans Brückmüller
Karin Lischka
as Rosa Sucher
Maria Bill
as Isolde Sedlmair
Christoph Kail
as Organiser
Jürgen Maurer
as Oskar Rheinhardt
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Critic Reviews for Vienna Blood: Series 1

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (9)

Vienna Blood was an oddity, but most oddities can still be intriguing. This raised unexceptionalism in drama to the level of... tempted to say art form but that would be inaccurate. Perhaps the level of pastime.

November 26, 2019 | Full Review…

We heard about "the psychopathy of the criminal mind" and in due course Max's brilliant deductions revealed the murderer, but it was a long, slow slog.

November 25, 2019 | Full Review…

With the two detectives hard to like, the 90-minute episode needed to be fast-paced to grip our attention. Despite a clever set-up, the storytelling sometimes dragged. We needed more dialogue and fewer long, contemplative silences.

November 20, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

There's an inauthentic, bloodless air to Vienna Blood, and its various parts never quite add up to an emotional whole.

November 20, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

There's also enough that's novel about the show's cerebral gumshoes to keep viewers rapt, and likely hoping for more.

January 16, 2020 | Full Review…

I am more than ready to dismiss the primetime crime series as predictable, lightweight, uninspired and hackneyed.

December 3, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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