Preview: Macabre find in “Friesland”

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Macabre find in “Friesland”

“Friesland – Hand and Foot”: Henk Cassens (Maxim Mehmet) and Süher Özlügül (Sophie Dal) look around the crematorium.

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In “Friesland” (ZDFneo), an excess body part in a coffin causes excitement. ZDF shows the documentary “One day in August – building the wall ’61”. At kabel eins, “Monsieur Claude” desperately wants his daughters to choose a partner.

8:15 p.m., ZDFneo, Friesland – hands and feet, crime thriller

Even the best undertaker can make mistakes. Wolfgang Habedank (Holger Stockhaus) has misplaced his cell phone. He finds it in the coffin of a recently deceased woman, which is ready to be cremated in the crematorium. But Habedank finds something else that doesn’t belong in this coffin: another foot. The next morning, Habedank informed the police officers Henk Cassens (Maxim Mehmet) and Süher Özlügül (Sophie Dal) about his nocturnal discovery. The two do not believe a word of him.

8:15 p.m., ZDF, One Day in August – Building the Wall ’61, documentary

How did people in divided Berlin experience the construction of the Wall? It became a symbol for the division of Germany, Europe and the world. 60 years after the Wall was built, the 90-minute scenic documentation reflects the events from a double perspective. On both sides, East and West, she accompanies contemporary witnesses on their way through those fateful hours in August 1961.

8:15 pm, cable one, Monsieur Claude and his daughters, comedy

Claude (Christian Clavier) and Marie Verneuil (Chantal Lauby) are blessed with four enchantingly beautiful daughters. The well-to-do couple of retirement age can consider themselves lucky that three have already got under the hood and are already giving them their first grandchildren. Unfortunately, from the point of view of the father, there is a downer with the previous sons-in-law. All three are not what the proud Gaullist Claude imagines as the ideal French. Of course, he mustn’t let it show.

8:15 p.m., 3Sat, Ein Taunuskrimi: Im Wald, Krimi

A camper van is blazing in the woods. In the rubble: the remains of a human body. There is only one witness. The journalist Felicitas Molin (Andrea Sawatzki) claims to have seen a shadowy figure on the run. Soon Oliver von Bodenstein (Tim Bergmann) and Pia Sander (Felicitas Woll) from K11 in Hofheim are not only investigating arson resulting in death, but also murder. When the fatally ill mother of the victim was murdered shortly afterwards, Bodenstein was shaken.

8:30 p.m., The First, The Law Firm: Crash, Lawyer Series

Markus Gellert (Herbert Knaup) represents Martina Gunderson (Petra Kleinert), a housewife and mother who fights against a so-called apartment brothel in her house in Hamburg-Bahrenfeld. The resolute woman wants to sue the property management and force the establishment to close in court, although the police say there is no criminal offense. Gellert finds out that the charming owner of the brothel, Beate “Bella” Gassner (Nicole Marischka), is also the owner of the house. In order to end the dispute out of court, he proposes a solution to “Bella”, which Ms. Gunderson, his client, does not really please.

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