In his time with the Amsterdam Police, Commissaris Piet van der Valk has seen it all. His cynicism sometimes shocks even his assistant Johnny Kroon. Their caseload brings them into contact with the city's many subcultures from drug-users to sexual perverts. Van der Valk is known for his ability to break difficult cases by pursuing his famous hunches. His superior Samson, however, is always more concerned with the political and public relations ramifications of van der Valk's investigations.
Last Episode05x03 Still Waters Aired: Feb. 19, 1992
The maverick detective investigates when a dispute between politicians and radical environmentalists over a proposed new sea barrier takes a …
- Commisaris Piet van der Valk
- Insp Johnny Kroon
- Arlette van der Valk (3)
- Arlette van der Valk
- Hoofd-Commisaris Samson (2)
Series Fun Facts
- The catchy theme tune, "Eye Level", reached number one in the UK charts at the end of 1972 when Van der Valk was first shown and stayed in the chart for 24 weeks.
- Geoffrey Bayldon and David McKail are among the very few actors to have acted in both the 70s series and the 90s series.