Beneath the decadence of 1929 Berlin, lies an underworld city of sin. Police investigator Gereon Rath has been transferred from Cologne to solve a criminal case - a porn ring run by the Berlin Mafia. He uncovers a dangerous web of shadows.
Did You Know?
When Gereon Rath and Bruno Wolter talk about World War I, Gereon tells him that he fought at the "Siegfried Linie" (Siegfried Line). This was a German defensive position built during the winter of 1916-1917 on the Western Front from Arras to Laffaux. See more
At the beginning of the first season a train is crossing the German border at Tauroggen from the Soviet Union. Tauroggen (today: Taurage) had been between the two World Wars already a part of the independent Lithuania, as Germany had lost it in WW1, so the German border station couldn't be there in the 20ies (time of the plot). The border at that time was the Memel river near the city of Tilsit. There was no direct border between Germany and the Soviet Union, as Lithuania was in-between. See more