Klown: The Series Season 1
An unholy hybrid of Larry David and Lars von Trier. Frank and Casper explore ALL taboos.
KLOWN: THE SERIES follows two wildly inappropriate friends - played by celebrated Danish comedians Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen - as they run amok plowing through endless awkward confrontations and unspeakable debaucheries. From brothels, hospitalizations and run-ins with the authorities, the pair blunder from one chaotic misadventure to the next across 60 episodes.
The Fifth Anniversary25m
Frank has forgotten his fifth anniversary with Mia, and plans to go to a monster truck show with Casper instead. Unfortunately, Iben Hjejle’s grandmother falls seriously ill, and this causes problems for Frank and Casper. Casper’s friend, John Zoffman, has a serious back injury that “burns all the way down to his arse”, Frank collides with a photographer’s wheelchair and a small, irreplaceable box, containing Iben Hjejle’s childhood pictures, disappears. All of this is, of course, Frank’s fault.
The New Danes23m
Jarl Friis Mikkelsen is working with Casper on a re-launch of the TV series ”Matador” - now as an animated film. Frank falls out with the Pakistani import-export man in the office next door because he plays loud ethnic music, and this has consequences for Casper and Jarl’s project. And under unfortunate circumstances, Frank happens to steal something from a group of second generation immigrants - and that was a mistake. Mia enrols Frank as a Red Cross collector, but the joy of helping others is soon replaced by irritation.
The occasion of Michael Carøe becoming a father is celebrated with a boys’ night out. Frank has hired a stripper and acquires the nickname, Boob Man. Frank isn’t pleased with Mia because she never buys enough bacon when she goes shopping. Her response is to appoint Frank as the butler. Frank borrows some tenderloin from his new neighbor. Carøe’s child doesn’t look like Carøe, and Casper suffers from a wheat allergy followed by violent and erratic mood swings.
Casper and Frank are about to close a deal with Palle Strøm. And when Palle goes on a date with Szhirley, Jokeren’s ex-girlfriend, he borrows Frank’s beloved blazer in order to feel cool, something which has serious consequences for both of them. An old friend visits Mia, and Frank has big problems dealing with her past. It turns out that Palle knows Mia’s friend from the good old days. Frank’s intervention is disastrous.
Godfather of Drugs25m
Frank’s doctor offers Frank a line of coke. Mia, Iben and Bodil go away for the weekend, and Casper invites Michael Carøe and Steen Jørgensen from Sort Sol and a few others to a boys’ night. Heavily under the influence of alcohol, the party decide that Steen Jørgensen is going to get a couple of grams of ”The Godfather of Drugs”: heroin. Iben comes home unexpectedly early, after which Frank gets into trouble with a Greenlandic police officer.
Don’t Lift the Dog24m
Frank bumps into his ex-girlfriend in a dumpster looking for a gold watch. Casper is shocked that Frank ever dated someone who could fall so low. She invites Frank and Mia for dinner. They arrive with half a pork roast as a present, and it all turns into rather an embarrassing affair.
Father's Last Wish26m
Frank has his phimosis checked. He insists on being present at Mia’s next gynecological check-up. And he spoils Ole Bornedal’s enthusiasm for one of his and Casper’s film scripts. Frank’s father comes to visit and presses Frank to help him with a strange job.
Casper’s celebrity soccer team, which includes Lars Højer and Mads Mikkelsen, is beset by cancellations in the lead up to an important match. Frank gets a place on the team by begging but has to get his own soccer boots. He loses his footing on the sludgy court, and it all ends in a veritable confusion of tackles, hypodermic needles, patent leather shoes and AIDS.
Mia and Frank return from holiday to find that Aarstiderne has delivered boxes of fruit to their door, and the fruit is now rotten. Frank battles with the complaints, the stench, anger, and a dyslexic delivery boy with a history of violence. Frank is a bit sluggish after the holiday, so he and Casper decide to go parachuting, with Lasse Spang Olsen as instructor. Casper wants to jump solo, but Frank is inclined to the less dangerous tandem jump with the instructor, who is today stripped to the waist.
Frank is busy before going to a boys’ lunch at Casper’s with Jan Gintberg, Lasse Rimmer, Lars Hjortshøj and Mikael Wulff, as he has to move his mother’s urn to another place at the cemetery. He has promised Casper to bring both chicken salad and a stripper for lunch. Frank insults the sexton, which has consequences for his mother’s ashes.