The funny clown Bratislav Metulskie is found dead in circus “Apollo”. The retired commissioner 00 Schneider is asked to assume control of the case. Schneider and his aged sidekick Körschgen investigate to find the murderer.
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Is it a reflection on how a dysfunctional and emotionally ambivalent police officer would see his world? Is it a hommage to police service advertisement and all these Tatort stuff? Is it an alternative world? Or didn't they take their cinematic masterpice completely serious, and it is a parody turned into a farce? Or is it a parody on parodies? In that case nothing could be funnier, per se.