|Original title||Auberle & Co. KG|
|Country of production||Federal Republic of Germany|
|First broadcast||November 8, 1986 on SDR|
Auberle & Co. KG is an animated series of 26 episodes of around 10 minutes each. It was produced between 1986 and 1988 on behalf of the Süddeutscher Rundfunk (SDR) and broadcast in the evening program. The first broadcast the series in 1989 ( SWR ) and shortly before the end of the 20th century ( ARD ) as Der doppelte Auberle . Two episodes were shown together, so that there were effectively 13 broadcast dates.
The action takes place in Schwabhausen in Swabia, where the inventor company "Karl Auberle & Co. KG", consisting of the inventor Karl Auberle, his assistant Kurt-Georg and the dog Connie, usually receives an order for some more or less useful invention. It gets to work immediately, Kurt-Georg is asked to drink with the words "Kurt-Georg, drink up, now it is done". Then something usually goes wrong, which Kurt-Georg comments with “Sauberle, Mr. Auberle”, before everything turns out fine and the machine does its job. At the end, the boss is praised by his wife Gertrude, with the words "Oh, my Karle, he's just a guy". Some of the sayings from the series are still widespread today and have established themselves in the German vocabulary.
Manfred Naegele is responsible for the script and the development of the plot . The drawings come from the pen of Fritz Arnold and Kurt Sonn . The freelance composer Dieter Reith was responsible for the background music and Armin Lang , who was also responsible for the production for the commercials Äffle and Pferdle, was in charge of production on behalf of the SDR.
- Karl Auberle: Walter Schultheiss
- Kurt-Georg: Armin Lang
- Gertrude Auberle: Trudel Wulle 
- Off-speaker: Dieter Eppler
- Fool's freedom of a "cartoon good". (No longer available online.) June 7, 2006, archived from the original on June 17, 2008 ; Retrieved January 6, 2008 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- SWR Media Services ( Memento from January 18, 2012 in the Internet Archive ). Accessed October 16, 2010