The chancellor (Katharina Thalbach) recently retired and moved to a small town in the Uckermark with her husband Joachim (Thorsten Merten) and pug "Helmut". After the turbulent life in Berlin, she finds it difficult to get involved in the tranquility of country life. When Baron Philip von Baugenwitz (Thomas Heinze) is found poisoned in a castle dungeon locked from the inside, new life awakens in Angela. Finally another problem that wants to be solved!
German restaurants tempt with supposedly homemade food. But behind them are often industrial products from the food industry. Sebastian Lege unmasks a billion dollar market. The preparation of a schnitzel takes time and craftsmanship. But in many restaurants, frozen and highly processed meat ends up on the plate. At least 80 percent of restaurants use the offers of catering suppliers.
During the investigations by Grünberger (Sissy Höfferer) and Leodolter (Tobias Resch), there are suddenly new clues about what happened on Paulsdamm - or are they leading to a dead end again? When Christiane's (Franziska Hackl) book comes out, it's a new test for her relationship with Filip (Stefan Pohl). Meanwhile, Doris (Diana Amft) realizes that her conflict with Berta (Jutta Speidel) will not be resolved any time soon. She is therefore looking for a new field of activity, much to the chagrin of Sebastian.
Things aren't going well for Micha Oberländer (Matthias Koeberlin), he's in the middle of a marriage crisis. After a restless night in his VW bus, he is called to a crime scene with Hannah Zeiler (Nora von Waldstätten). A fisherman discovered a woman's body in his net in Lake Constance. At first glance a tragic swimming accident, which quickly turns out to be a violent death. The dead woman is identified as the teacher Julia Niermeyer. While searching for clues, Zeiler and Oberländer come across ten-year-old sleepwalker Noemi Rademann, who they pick up in the woods - very close to the crime scene - barefoot and wearing only pajamas.
Young FBI agent Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves) is tasked with solving a series of bank robberies by the "fake presidents" with the help of his experienced colleague Pappas (Gary Busey). Pappas suspects the masked perpetrators in the surfer scene. The yuppie Johnny lets himself be smuggled in and is fascinated by the clique around the surf guru Bodhi (Patrick Swayze). Horrified, he realizes that they are the ones who, in search of ever new "kicks", also practice bank robberies like a sport.