Class excursion of the evening school: In a youth hostel, the teacher Ralph (Axel Prahl) takes care of the problems of the new year. Besides, he has to fight with his new boss as well as with a cranky hostel father. And then his roommate Karin (Katharina Thalbach) shows up at the youth hostel and causes chaos. Ralph has his hands full. He has to do crisis management, worrying and caring, solving some problems and involuntarily aggravating others.
England, three years after the end of the Second World War. German prisoner of war Bert Trautmann (David Kross) gets an unexpected chance to escape his dreary everyday life in the Lancashire camp. The football coach Jack Friar (John Henshaw), who comes and goes in and out of the camp as a businessman, noticed Trautmann's goalkeeping talent at a game among the prisoners. Friar even believes that the self-confident giant can save his underclass club St. Helens from imminent relegation.
Christmas is just around the corner and for the first time it will also be celebrated in the "Lion's Den". Financial entrepreneur Carsten Maschmeyer, family entrepreneur Dagmar Wöhrl, CEO Nils Glagau, beauty expert Judith Williams and retail professional Ralf Dümmel have decorated the Christmas tree, thrown on their most festive outfits and meet founders with thoughtful business ideas.
Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) solves every case with the help of precise observation and razor-sharp power of deduction, but his quirks and sometimes illegal methods make it especially easy for his faithful companion Dr. Watson (Jude Law) not always easy. In the case of the diabolical ritual killer Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong), the genius of the duo is put to the test. Although the serial killer was executed by hanging under witnesses, the killing continues.
Paul Maar is one of the most popular German children's and youth book authors. His childhood is shaped by the early death of his mother and his father, who was traumatized by the war. Without his wife Nele, the son of a master craftsman from Schweinfurt would never have become the inventor of "Sam". The fact that the most important person in his life is suffering from Alzheimer's is the greatest challenge for Maar.