Patrik Pacard

Patrik Pacard was the sixth ZDF-Weihnachtsserie (English: Christmas Series), and aired in 1984. The series was broadcast in Germany on ZDF, and consisted of 6 episodes. Broadcasting in Germany began on 25 December 1984. The series was also broadcast in Switzerland, and consisted of 12 episodes. Broadcasting in Switzerland began on 4 December 1984.

'Patrik Pacard'
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Created byBernd Burgemeister
Gero Erdhardt
StarringHendrik Martz
Peter Bongartz
Gila von Weitershausen
Wolfgang Kieling
Knut Hinz
Jean-Claude Bouillon
Agnes Dünneisen
Jan Biczycki
Sabi Dorr
Reinhard Glemnitz
Andreas Mannkopff
Andreas Seyferth
Karl-Heinz Vosgerau
Charles M. Huber
Jeanette Mühlmann
Pierre Clémenti
Ivo Vrzal-Wiegand
Christian Wolff
Country of originGermany
No. of episodes6 (Germany)
12 (Switzerland) (list of episodes)
Running time45 Minutes
Original networkZDF (Germany)
SF-DRS (Switzerland)
Original release25 December 1984 (1984-12-25) –
29 January 1985 (1985-01-29)

An English-language version of this series was shown by the BBC in the United Kingdom in 1992, and repeated in 1995, though with a revised plot to reflect the end of the Cold War. A French-language version of this series was broadcast as well.

The shows titular character and theme song are incorporated in an Internet meme on YTMND in relation to an alter-ego of Star Trek's Jean-Luc Picard, who was played by Patrick Stewart.


The story is about a German boy and his family getting into an espionage story whilst on holiday in Norway.


  • Patrik Pacard, 2 DVD, Universum Film, ZDF-Video - 82876 63152 9
  • Soundtrack

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