Klovn focuses on the life of the main character Frank and builds the comedy around quiet everyday situations, social awkwardness, uncomfortable silences and general faux pas. Klovn shares many concepts with the American sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Frank and Mia want to buy a used piano. When Frank finds out that the seller is a Muslim, he takes over the negotiations. That kind of requires a man. Casper and his new wife Lene are coming to dinner. Mia is not entirely sure about that. Casper and Lene are so wild and they themselves are so boring. Frank does not think they have any reason to be ashamed of anything. Their relationship is far better than Lene and Caspers. It's real, solid and most importantly - they know each other.
Frank is on a quest for revenge after Mia has been humiliated by Per Pallesen in her tea salon. Lene is visited by a good old Norwegian friend, who drives Casper crazy with wild macho stories from Norway. Always wilder than anything Casper himself has experienced.
Mia has invited Frank on a weekend stay at Skodsborg Hotel. Something gets in the way and to complete the trip, they become "partners in crime". Casper gets lost on Zealand, and Frank has to get him hospitalized again. It seems like things are in order, but a table tennis match, the Kama Sutra and a German gut flush are more than Mia wants to be a part of.
Frank and Casper have invited Lars Hjortshøj to join their firm. They're going to get together on a trip to Sweden.
Frank and Casper are out bowling with Jarl Friis Mikkelsen.
Frank, Mia, Iben and Casper go on a weekend trip to Dragsholm Castle with Lars Hjorthøj and his wife Tina. The girls are looking forward to fun and the boys are looking forward to men's talk, hunting and a little "vuf". But already on arrival, Frank makes himself unlucky, and before long, the alluring waitress Louise is the center of sexual fantasies and mutual accusations of murder. But everything is overshadowed when an unprecedented connection between Lars Hjortshøj and Vibeke Hartkorn comes to light.
Mia is very impressed with the lifestyle experts in 'Do You Know the Type'. That's annoying Frank. It requires no special abilities, he believes. For a dinner at Casper's, Frank gets the opportunity to 'battle' with a real expert - and things develop.
Mia is on a writing course in Africa, and Frank takes the opportunity to party with Casper. They quickly agree that Mia is not sacrificing enough for Frank.
Frank is allowed to join the prestigious film club Les Amis du Cinema. However, he cannot comply with the club's rules, so things are not going so well for him.
Mia forces Frank to get his sperm count checked. Complications including a children's DVD, a porn movie and a furious Iben ensues. Casper finds a pregnancy test in the kitchen - disbanding the idea, that Frank could have placed it there, he moves on to find the guilty part...
Jarl Friis Mikkelsen is working with Casper on a relaunch of the TV series "Matador" as a cartoon. Frank argues with the Pakistani Import/Export man in the next office because he plays ethnic music loudly, which could affect Casper and Jarl's project. Mia enlists Frank to collect for the Red Cross, but the joy of helping others will soon be replaced by irritation.
Frank forgot Mia and his fifth anniversary and instead planned to go to a monster truck rally with Casper. Unfortunately, Iben's grandmother fell critically ill, throwing a wrench into Frank and Casper's plans. Casper's friend John Zoffman have a severe back injury. Frank falls out of a photographer's wheelchair, and a small irreplaceable shrine from Iben's childhood pictures disappears. Everything is of course Frank's fault.
Iben and Mia are taking a masturbation class for women with Pernille Højmark. Casper and Frank give the impression that they support the idea but end up too close to the event. And finally, Carøe sends his porn magazine with hairy women to Frank, but it ends up at Miss Moss.
Mia and Frank have moved in with Mia's parents. They are trying to find ways to cultivate the joys of privacy anyway. Casper's depression is now so severe that he has been hospitalized and Frank is in a dilemma, should he prioritize sex or his sick friend? Persistent attempts on the part of Frank and Mia to find "alone time" are wasted, and Frank admits that the father-in-law gets more sex than he does.
There is dissatisfaction in the neighborhood with the rude but good butcher Lund. So when Frank by detours gets a 'service for good' in the criminal environment, he decides to give Butcher Lund a lesson. Casper has invented the best infidelity trick of the century - a 'candy fox'. However, they both completely lose control of what they have set in motion.
Frank and Casper hire Bo as an assistant in their office. They both think they are created to correct his youthful drowsiness.
Now it's Frank's turn to shine. He has become a guest principal at Hingebjerg Højskole. However, he quickly gets too busy being the center himself.
Mia's family finds out that Father Ole's last wish was to be buried - not cremated. So they have to start arranging a funeral five years after his death.
Casper is looking for a so-called 'effort gift' for Lene, which involves high-risk behavior. And Frank ends up in a bitter neighbor dispute with two newly arrived women on the road. Who is most offended? The person who pees or the person who looks at the person who pees?
Frank is to celebrate Saint Hans with his in-laws, who have long suspected Frank of being to blame for Mia's childlessness. It all starts fine, but before long, Frank is to blame for a family tragedy involving his mother-in-law's wedding dress, second-degree burns, fart bacteria and an honor sport.
Frank receives the sad news that a good friend has died. It's a horrible chest freezer accident. When Frank finds out that the chest freezer is later put up for sale, he becomes furious and decides to put things in order. At the same time, Frank finds that grief is the best excuse for not doing something.
Frank and Mia want to adopt a child and must be approved by the adoption office. Frank is considering signing up as the kids' Santa in the fencing club, and Mia does what she can to make Frank appear attractive. Lars Hjortshøj and Tina Bilsbo want to help them, but when the talk comes about experimental adult sex, the mood changes, and the good attempts have fatal consequences.
Frank and Mia have moved to the countryside, and together with Casper they go to an animal show. Mia goes home before the boys, and the next morning she meets the sight of a cow tied to a tree in her garden. Frank and Mia want a circle of friends among the locals in the city, and they say yes to participating in the city's annual dilettante show. Frank is not entirely happy with her, he has to play opposite, and his attempts to get things the way he wants them have consequences for who become the new friends in the country.
Frank and Casper have decided to sponsor Ditmark the monkey in the zoo.
Frank and Mia are looking at houses. The previous owner's wife is dead, but the body has never been found. Frank finds a bone in the garden, and his stubborn eagerness for the bone to be checked leads to shards in the joy of him and Mia. This is how it goes when Niels Hausgaard inaugurates Frank and Casper in the secret behind the "Bispebjerg trick", which is the closest you can get to having sex with someone other than your partner, without being unfaithful.