A village in Saxony in the summer of 1792. The village judge, Adam, is always decreeing new rents and taxes. He particularly has it in for the smith Ruprecht, who is his competitor for the affections of the lovely maiden Ev.
Günter and Gudrun Piesold are very busy with their careers as a TV comedian and an actress, so Grandma takes care of household chores and childcare. But when Grandma remarries, the Piesolds are faced with chaos at home and a burning question: Who will take care of the household?
A technical glitch sends rocket pilot Os (Rolf Ludwig) from the year 2222 back to 1960 – naked and without any money. A 24-hour stay in East Germany brings a number of adventures for him, as well as for the people he meets.
Count Almaviva's valet Figaro wants to marry the maid Susanna, but their master insists on his right to the first night. Figaro encounters trouble because of an earlier promise of marriage he made to the housekeeper Marzelline.
Max Stricker, an old anti-fascist, is taking a class of eighth graders to visit the former concentration camp of Buchenwald. But the students are more interested in making mischief than learning about history.
For the corpulent nobleman Sir John Falstaff, the inn in the small English town of Windsor is the best of all places. Here he can indulge in excessive dining and intemperate drinking, as well as swagger and boast about his adventures, particularly those of an amorous nature.
Famous producer Otto Kruse brags that he will produce a successful, new kind of revue film.
This quirky episodic comedy weaves together three plotlines centered around the employees of a car garage, with some unexpected fairytale elements to get things moving. A woodland fairy convinces shy bookkeeper Piel to suddenly start driving his Trabi far above the speed limit.
When Hurtig signs on as a tourist guide on a Black Sea cruise, he has his hands full taking care of the guests' requests and often gets into trouble with his boss. But his job is not the only thing that's complicated.
Gustl Wagner’s beloved wife Gerda, a housewife who was fond of singing, has become a star overnight, idolized and surrounded by admirers. Blinded by jealousy, Gustl sinks first to brooding, then sleeplessness, and finally to alcohol.