Četnické humoresky

Četnické humoresky is a Czech crime television series about a police station in the city of Brno.[1] The story is set in the period of the pre-war First Czechoslovak Republic and combines elements of crime drama and comedy. The stories are based on real case files from that era.

Četnické humoresky
GenreCrime, Comedy
Written byAntonín Moskalyk, Pavlína Moskalyková, Petr Zikmund, Drahoslav Makovička, Miloš Fedaš, Jan Otčenášek, Hana Slavíková, Josef Souchop
Directed byAntonín Moskalyk, Pavlína Moskalyková
StarringTomáš Töpfer, Ivan Trojan, Petr Kostka
Country of originCzech Republic
Original languageCzech
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes39
Production
Running time90 minutes
Release
Original networkCzech Television
Original release1997 (1997) –
2007 (2007)
Chronology
Followed byČetníci z Luhačovic

The series was directed by Antonín Moskalyk and later by his daughter Pavlína Moskalyková Solo. One of the goals of the series' creators was to show the life of Czechoslovakia's policemen. The series is not only about the work of the policemen, but focuses also on private lives of the station members. That makes the series popular to the wider audience. The series has 3 seasons and 39 episodes, with running time approximately 90 minutes per episode.

Četncké humoresky was followed by Četníci z Luhačovic in 2017.[2]

CastEdit

 
The actor Tomáš Töpfer played the character of Karel Arazím, the Senior Sergeant of the station.
 
Czech military and police historian Michal Dlouhý. He co-wrote the scenario and gave historical advice.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zajíčková, Eva (2003-07-09). "Četnické humoresky budou pokračovat" (in Czech). novinky.cz. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  2. ^ televize, Česká. "Návrat četníků na obrazovky. Česká televize natáčí Četnické trampoty". ČT24 (in Czech). Retrieved 7 February 2017.

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