They have titles like “Schweinskopf al dente”, “Grießnockerlaffäre” or “Leberkäsjunkie”, have absolute cult status, especially in Bavaria, and are extremely successful at the box office: the Eberhofer thrillers. The first six parts are now also available as a Netflix subscription.
“Kaiserschmarrndrama”, the seventh offshoot of the Eberhofer thrillers; was able to set a new visitor record for the mega-successful series around the provincial policeman Franz Eberhofer (Sebastian Bezzel) despite corona restrictions. It’s no wonder that the extremely successful, popular film adaptations of Rita Falk’s cult novels will continue for quite some time. The “Guglhupfgeschwader” awaits us next on August 4, 2022.
In order to be able to bridge the waiting time until then or to enable newcomers to enter the world of Eberhofer crime thrillers, Netflix has now included the first six parts of the iconic and popular series in its catalog. So get ready for “Dampfnudelblues”, “Winter potato dumplings”, “Schweinskopf al dente”, “Semolina dumpling affair”, “Sauerkraut coma” and “Leberkäsjunkie”!
That’s what “Dampfnudelblues” is about
Franz Eberhofer (Sebastian Bezzel) lives in Niederkaltenkirchen with his grandmother (Ilse Neubauer), who is gifted in cooking but is almost deaf, and his father (Eisi Gulp), who loves the Beatles. He investigates the case of the headmaster Höpfl (Robert Palfrader), who first disappeared and was then found run over by a train. A few days earlier, the wall of his house still said “Die, you sow”. Eberhofer believes in murder. His buddy Rudi Birkenberger (Simon Schwarz) supports him in his investigations, in which he also likes to deviate from the legality.
That’s what “Winter Potato Dumplings” is about
Village policeman Franz Eberhofer (Sebastian Bezzel) has to solve a series of strange deaths involving the Neuhofer family. While the majority and above all Franz’s superior Moratschek (Sigi Zimmerschied) believe in an unfortunate series of coincidences, the village policeman has already set his sights on a suspected perpetrator – rather a suspect: the seductive and mysterious Mercedes (Jeanette Hain). Frank, together with the support of his Munich ex-colleague Rudi Birkenberger (Simon Black) the trail of the attractive woman and her partner Klaus Mendel (Sascha Alexander Gersak).
That’s what “Pig’s head al dente” is about
Franz Eberhofer (Sebastian Bezzel) is plagued by lovesickness because his girlfriend Susi (Lisa Maria Potthoff) has fled to Italy – after Franz botched the last opportunity to save his relationship with a particularly unfortunate statement. While Franz’s father (Eisi Gulp) and sprightly grandma (Enzi Fuchs) are planning a family trip south to bring their daughter-in-law back, Franz has other worries: after his boss, Moratschek (Sigi Zimmerschied) found a severed pig’s head in his bed he is a paragon of panic, orders Franz to be his personal bodyguard and moves in with him…
That’s what “Semolina dumplings” is about
The morning after a boisterous policeman’s wedding, the village policeman Franz Eberhofer (Sebastian Bezzel), still drunk for a long time, is rudely awakened by the heavily armed colleagues of the special task force, who summarily arrest him on suspicion of murder: his superior, Inspector Barschl (Francis Fulton-Smith ), was found dead by Franz’ pocket knife in the back – and Frank and Barschl were known throughout the village as rivals and arch-enemies. Luckily, Franz’s father (Eisi Gulp) gives him an alibi, so he’s quickly released. Together with Rudi Birkenberger (Simon Schwarz), Franz then takes up the investigation…
That’s what “Sauerkrautkoma” is about
Franz Eberhofer (Sebastian Bezzel) once again has a lot of problems that mercilessly tear him out of his everyday life: he is promoted against his will and therefore has to move to the big city of Munich, where he shares a flat with his buddy Rudi (Simon Schwarz ) pulls. Ironically, his rival Thin Lizzy (Nora Waldstätten) is now his superior here. Fortunately, there is soon an excuse to return to Niederkaltenkirchen: A body is found in his father’s (Eisi Gulp) Opel Admiral – and an old acquaintance, the successful businessman Karl-Heinz Fleischmann (Gedeon Burkhard), sets out to get Franz ‘ Girlfriend Susi (Lisa Maria Potthoff) ran.
That’s what “Leberkäsjunkie” is about
For Franz Eberhofer (Sebastian Bezzel) it’s over with meatloaf and meatballs! His cholesterol levels are as high as his mood is in the basement. From his grandmother (Enzi Fuchs) there is only healthy food.