Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.
A well-off Munich family offers boarding to a refugee. Diallo from Nigeria soon makes friends among the family members, but they are tested when they have to face racism, bureaucracy and terror suspicions because of him.
Florian David Fitz
Three hundred years in the future, Mars is colonized by humans and their leader Regulator Rogul plans to conquer Earth. Queen Königin Metapha is advised to send the gays Captain Kork, the ... See full summary »
Seven friends - three women and four men - meet for dinner. Everyone should put their cell phone on the table. No matter what message comes in - anyone can read it and listen to the phone calls. However, this leads to a lot of chaos.
Florian David Fitz,
The phrase "Fack ju" on the original title is a parody on bad grammar and phonetically identical to "Fuck you". Because of this, the franchise was denied a trademark in 2015, as the title was considered vulgar by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Constantin Film appealed this, and in 2020 the European Court of Justice (the supreme court of the European Union) ruled the assessment by EUIPO to be wrong. See more »
Lisi finds out that Zeki faked his diploma and that he is not a real teacher by searching his personnel file in the headmasters office. In Germany, the personnel files of teachers are not stored in the schools but at the ministry of education. See more »
The first closing credits are shown on school papers, note cards, including the photos of the actors or related pictures. See more »
I can honestly say I have never watched a German comedy before (Excepting Goodbye Lenin), but this was way better than expected. It's everything Bad Teacher could have been and more.
Firstly, it's genuinely funny - petty criminal becomes substitute teacher sounds weak but here the relationships and the script have a lot of zing and deliver.
Even though the arc is fairly by the numbers, the plot detailing is excellent, with fresh siutations and a strong romantic subplot. The cast are all on point and very likable, particularly the stars. All in all we liked it a lot - it's fun, consistently funny, has heart, and is definitely one of the better comedies of 2014.
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