In East Frisian small harbor, contrary constables Jens Jensen, a tolerant pragmatic local, and Süher Özlügül, ambitious, usually by-the-book daughter of a Turkish immigrant fisherman, quarrel how to ...
When constable Jens sets a new local record at the Frisian sport 'Klootschießen' in the moor, his metal weight accidentally hits a decades-old adult male corpse's risen hand. Medical particularities ...
Ambitious Jana is confronted with the unscrupulous machinations of the world of finance. Her working life is determined by egotism, the pressure to succeed and machismo. She soon has to decide how far she is prepared to go for her career.
German TV has been flooded with crime-comedy series of this type. This particular series belongs to the better examples of that kind because it has some scenes that actually are funny and there are also some not entirely stupid story twists. Yet, it is very light entertainment. The best character is the undertaker, and actor Holger Stockhaus plays him really well, adding a bit of a satirical flavor (in a "Six Feet Under" style) to the figures who otherwise conform to the usual cliche. There is no observable character development over all the episodes aired so far. The series has suffered considerably from lead actor Florian Lukas' having left the cast. His successor Maxim Mehmet is not able to replace him. The problem is less on the acting side but Mehmet has no chemistry with lead actress Sophie Dal. That was much better with Lukas, and in a series without character development, there is very little left that makes the interaction between the lead actors interesting. The series is nice when you are tired and don't want to pay attention, and if you like the Northern German coastal landscape, and Shaun the sheep.
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