Inspector Rex (Austrian title: Kommissar Rex, Italian title: Il commissario Rex) is an Austrian police procedural drama aired from 1994 to 2004. In 2008 the series was revived under Austro-Italian production, and has since 2009 been made fully in Italy, with occasional episodes set in Austria.
The show follows the German Shepherd police dog Rex, his partners and the rest of the team at the Vienna Kriminalpolizei homicide unit, as they work together to solve crimes. Since 2008, the show has been set in Rome.
A spin-off series, Stockinger, that focuses on Ernst Stockinger, one of the original members of the homicide division, came to TV in 1996. In 2012 arose a Polish version of drama - Komisarz Alex (English title: Inspector Alex). Action takes place in Łódź. A short-lived six episode long Latvian spinoff, Inspektors Grauds (Inspector Grauds), was broadcast on LNT in 2002/2003.