|Tod eines Schülers|
|Created by||Robert Stromberger|
|Country of origin||Germany|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Camera setup||Rudolf Körösi|
Tod eines Schülers (A student's death) is a German television series directed by Claus Peter Witt, based on a script by Robert Stromberger.
The series is about the fictional suicide by train of student Claus Wagner. Each episode begins with Wagner's death, looking into the subject from different points of view.
|Episode||title (translated)||Original title||Television premiere|
|1||The missing motive||Das fehlende Motiv||18.01.1981|
|2||The parents||Die Eltern||25.01.1981|
|3||The teachers||Die Lehrer||01.02.1981|
|4||The fellow students||Die Mitschüler||08.02.1981|
|5||The girlfriend||Die Freundin||16.02.1981|
|6||Claus Wagner||Claus Wagner||22.02.1981|
Goldene Kamera in 1981.
Even though the series received positive reviews, and is still considered a milestone in German television history, it was denounced by parents' associations. A major allegation was the possibility of inducing copycat suicides.
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