A series of brutal murders, the police on their toes, but they can not find a way to catch the sadistic murderer. A mad doctor experiments with ways to cheat death and confuse his pursuers with the help of a corpse identical DNA to his own. His young female victims are raped and brutally murdered with a knife. In the victims' fingernails will find the police traces of rotted human flesh.
100 miles north, a bit east and up, is Flåklypa... home of bicycle repairman Reodor Felgen and his two assistants - Solan Gundersen, morning bird and natural born optimist, and Ludvig who is a true pessimist.
In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle.
While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse Mildred Ratched.