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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Evelyn Hamann ...
Renate Lohse
Vicco von Bülow ...
Heinrich Lohse / Opa Hoppenstedt / Dichter Frohwein / Geigenspieler (as Loriot)
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Hedwig
Hans-Peter Korff ...
Hellmuth
Dagmar Biener ...
Brigitte Mielke
Ortrud Beginnen ...
Gertrud Mielke
H.H. Müller ...
Fabrikant Drögel
Hans-Günter Martens ...
Kurt
Inge Wolffberg ...
Frau Kleinert
Gerrit Schmidt-Foß ...
Dieter Lohse
Dagmar Altrichter ...
Gäste
Katharina Brauren ...
Gäste
Kurt Hübner ...
In der Röhrenfirma: Generaldirektor
Brigitte Sanner ...
In der Röhrenfirma: Vorzimmerdame
Christine Oberländer ...
In der Röhrenfirma: Sekretärin
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After ordering enough typewriting paper for 40 years, just to get discount, Heinrich Lohse is forced to retire. The former manager has plenty of time now to spend with his wife and their 16 year old son. But - do they want that? Written by Markus Lasermann <mslaserm@trick.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de>

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21 February 1991 (Germany)  »

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Attention, papa arrive!  »

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Gerrit Schmidt-Foß, who plays Dieter Lohse is the actor for the german dub of Leonardo Di Caprios voice. He also voices Dr. Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory. See more »

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Heinrich Lohse, Opa Hoppenstedt, Lothar Frohwein, Geigenspieler: Whom do you admire? Who do you think is swell?
Dieter Lohse: Michael Jackson.
Heinrich Lohse, Opa Hoppenstedt, Lothar Frohwein, Geigenspieler: Michael Jackson...
[thinks]
Heinrich Lohse, Opa Hoppenstedt, Lothar Frohwein, Geigenspieler: ... He was boxing world champion in cruiser weight, but then Eddie Ahlersmeier beat him clearly on points...
[hesitates]
Heinrich Lohse, Opa Hoppenstedt, Lothar Frohwein, Geigenspieler: That was in 1952.
[smiles]
Heinrich Lohse, Opa Hoppenstedt, Lothar Frohwein, Geigenspieler: Strange enough, I always remember these things.
[after a short break]
[...]
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Featured in Loriots 80. Geburtstag (2003) See more »

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Berceuse
Composed by Benjamin Godard
Edited by Günther Gürsch
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Definitely the definite German comedy of the 90s

Pappa ante portas is witty, intelligent, very clever, very well made, nicely cast, mean, and - we all have to admit it - truer to life than we would like it to be. Loriots humor is based upon his own experience with the German Middle and Upper Classes, Loriot being a part of the Upper Class himself. True self-irony and reflective humor can only spring from knowing ones own faults. Formidable! Watch it! (I wonder if they could make an English synchro of it)


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