Comedy

The Game of Love (Ask Oyunu)

Aşk Oyunu - The Game Of Love Turkish Series

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Original Title: Ask Oyunu
English Title: The Game of Love
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 46
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: June 28, 2005 –
Production Company: Medyapim
Director: Bulent Isbilen
Screen Writer: Cem Gorgec, Baris Erdogan

Synopsis
Sarp (Keremcem) is a rich, young and handsome man who is wominezer. His parents do not like his life style and want him to settle back. They want him to get married Yelda (Belit Ozukan) who also comes from a rich family. On the other hand, Ekin (Yasemin Ergene) is a poor suburban girl who works in a factory to support her poor family. One day, out of pure coincidence, Ekin and Sarp come across and decide to make a marriage aggreement. Sarp does not want to get married Yelda and he wants his freedom back. Meanwhile, Ekin wants to finance her family’s monetary needs. Through fake marriage, both Sarp and Ekin will be happy. This is because, Sarp will get rid of his parents’s pressure while continuing his night-life and at the same time, Ekin will get money from Sarp while pretending his wife. However, they do not consider one thing: love. Eventually, they will fall in love and this love will affect everyone.

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Gulbeyaz (Gulbeyaz)

Gulbeyaz Tv Series

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Original Title: Gulbeyaz
English Title: Gulbeyaz
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 26
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: December 15, 2002 – March 4, 2003
Production Company: Eryapim
Director: Ozer Kiziltan
Screen Writer: Ruya Iscileri, Meric Demiray, Cenk Bogatur, Cem Gorgec, Baris Erdogan

Synopsis
Gulbeyaz (Sevval Sam) is a beautiful and young girl who lives at the countryside in the Black Sea Region of Turkey. She fonds of her grandmother vey much. That’s why, she is just like her grandmother: boyish, stubborn, and tough. On the other hand, Kadir (Nejat Isler) also comes from the countryside but he has lived in Istanbul for a long time to study. Gulbeyaz’s and Kadir’s family are two enemies for three generations for no reason. When Kadir returns to his hometown, he finds himself among this fight. He tries to restrain himself from this meaningless fight but nothing helps. The story becomes more complicated when these two families come to Istanbul and start to live there. Due to financial problems, Gulbeyaz and Kadir have to work together on the family boat. They fight all the time and their fight bring lots of fun.

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Fake World (Yalan Dunya) Tv Series

Fake World (Yalan Dunya) Tv Series

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Original Title: Yalan Dunya
English Title: Fake World
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Episodes: 90
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: January 7, 2012 – November 19, 2014
Production Company: D Production
Director: Jale Atabey Ozberk
Screen Writer: Gulse Birsel

Synopsis
Kocabas family, originally comes from Antakya, lives in Istanbul. The head of the family is the father Sehmuz (Altan Erkekli) who lives with his wife Servet (Fusun Demirel), his daughter Gulistan (Hasibe Eren), his son-in-law Selahattin (Olgun Simsek), his son Riza (Beyazit Ozturk), and his grandson Orcun (Bartu Kucukcaglayan). Riza is engaged with Nurhayat (Gupse Ozay) but never wants to marry her. He could not continue to do whatever his family wants and at the end, he decides to live as he wishes and breaks up with Nurhayat. Now the whole family tries to reconcile them.

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Angels Bless You (Melekler Korusun)

melekler korusun angels bless you turkish tv series

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Original Title: Melekler Korusun
English Title: Angels Bless You
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Episodes: 73
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: January 1, 2009 – August 6, 2010
Production Company: Timur Savci
Director: Cevriye Demir, Kerem Cakiroglu
Screen Writer: Eylem Canpolat, Sema Ergenekon

Synopsis
Melek (Humeyra Akbay) is a hardworking woman who lives with her daughter, Ipek (Ozge Ozpirinci). They have a cozy house in a small town in Turkey. Melek works as a tailor and struggles to raise her daughter in a proper way as much as possible. She knows how hard it is to survive in this world without a good occupation. That’s why she wants her daughter to go to the medical school, to become a nurse, and to have a stable job. However, Ipek dreams to go to Istanbul and to become an actress.

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Desperate Housewives (Umutsuz Ev Kadinlari)

umutsuz ev kadınları desperate housewives turkish tv series

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Original Title: Umutsuz Ev Kadinlari
English Title: Desperate Housewives
Also Known As:
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 2+
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: October 2, 2011 –
Production Company: Med Yapim
Director:
Screen Writer:

Synopsis
This tv series is a Turkish version of Desperate Housewives. Elif is a good mother who devoted herself to her four children and could not go back to her job again. Emel is a beautiful widow who makes a living through her death husband’s salary and now searches for a new love. Nermin is a picky and difficult woman who unknowingly destroys her family relations. Yasemin is a clumsy woman who got divorced from her unfaithful husband and now lives her daughter. Zelis is a former beauty queen who got married with her first boyfriend and still wants to remain attractive and beautiful. The faith brings these five housewives together.

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Don’t Let The Kids Know (Cocuklar Duymasin)

Details Original Title: Cocuklar Duymasin English Title: Don’t Let the Kids Know Also Known As: Family Links (English) Genre: Comedy Episodes: 126; 35+ Broadcast Network: ATV, Star TV, TGRT Broadcast Period: September 30, 2001-June 3, 2005; August 5, 2010 – Production Company: Mint Production Director: Raşit Çelikezer Screen Writer: Birol Güven   Synopsis Meltem (Pinar Altug) and Haluk (Tamer Karadagli) have been married for 16 years and have two children: Emre (Furkan Kizilay) and Duygu (Aysecan Tatari/Hayal Garip). Although they are married for a long time, they still manage to turn the minor upsets of married life into major disasters and continually accuse each other in this respect. They squabble all the time and frequently speak of divorce but at the end, they always back down. The characters of the drama is very colourful: Haluk is quite feudal and jealous, Meltem is a working wife trying to maintain her independence in the marriage, Haluk’s colleague Selami (Ozgur Ozan) does whatever his wife says so he is labeled as being a “light man”, Selami’s wife Gonul (Zeyno Gunenc) who is called by Haluk as being the “dominant aunt” is a close friend of Meltem and Haluk’s boss Ismail is a womanizer and so on.

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Farewell Rumelia (Elveda Rumeli)

Farewell Rumelia (Elveda Rumeli) Turkish Tv Series

Details Original Title: Elveda Rumeli English Title: Farewell Rumelia Also Known As:
Genre: Historical, Comedy Episodes: 83 Broadcast Network: ATV Broadcast Period: September 20, 2007 – October 19, 2009 Production Company: Adam Film Director: Serdar Akar Screen Writer: Ali Can Yaras, Ozge Efendioglu, Nuran Evren Sit Synopsis Rumeli which literally means ‘The Land of the Romans’ is the name given by Turks to the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Balkans. The ‘Roman’ refers to in that is not the citizen of Roman Empire. It is the respectful Turkish tag given to Orthodox Christians. Farewell Rumeli (Elveda Rumeli) is a comedy/drama series that nostalgically reminisces the period that would see the collapse of the Ottoman Empire through the ordinary lives of the members of a Turkish family in Macedonia. Ramiz (Erdal Ozyagcilar), his wife Fatma (Sebnem Sonmez) and their five daughters live barely in a small village affiliated to Pursican county of Macedonia in 1896. Ramiz works as a milkman and wants nothing more than to find appropriate grooms for his precious daughters. He wants to live the rest of his life quietly and at peace with the world. However, ensuing events shows us that his modest wish would never come true. His eldest daughter Hatice (Gulcin Santircioglu) is in love with the county’s poor tailor Hasan (Tuna Orhan). Younger daughter Zarife (Filiz Ahmet) meets teacher Aleks (Ertan Saban) and wants to get married although they come from socially different backgrounds. Middle sister Vahide (Berrak Tuzunatac) comes across Doctor Mustafa (Tolgahan Sayisman) who survives from the police raid in Istanbul and makes his way to Macedonia to hide.

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Second Spring (Ikinci Bahar)

Second Spring (Ikinci Bahar) Turkish Tv Series

Details Original Title: Ikinci Bahar English Title: Second Spring Also Known As: Genre: Family, Romance, Comedy Episodes: 37 Broadcast Network: ATV Broadcast Period: October 29, 1998 – January 2001 Production Company: Erler Film Director: Ugur Yucel, Orhan Oguz, Turkan Derya Screen Writer: Sulhi Dolek Synopsis Ali Haydar (Sener Sen) is a kebab-master from Antep which is a city in the east of Turkey. After losing his wife, he gives all his attention to his three daughters. He has a simple life with his kebab-restaurant. One day, he meets Hanim (Turkan Soray) and reluctantly hires her as a dishwasher. Hanim is a tough, stubborn and forceful woman. She is a widow too and has a daughter and a son. A profound love story begins in the kebab restaurant. Although there are many obstacles in front of their ways, Ali Haydar and Hanim show us that hope does not end.

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The Foreign Groom (Yabanci Damat)

Yabanci damat - The Foreign Groom Tv Series

Details
Original Title: Yabanci Damat
English Title: The Foreign Groom
Also Known As: Niko and Nazli, Al Gharib (Arabic), Borders of Love (English), Brak s chuzhdenec (Bulgarian), Ginere de import (Romania), Ta synora tis agapis (Greece)
Genre: Comedy
Episodes: 106
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: November 12, 2004 – Juna 15, 2007
Production Company: Erler Film
Director: Yagmur Taylan, Durul Taylan
Screen Writer: Sulhi Dolek, Guliz Kucur

Synopsis
Nazli (Nehir Erdogan) is the daughter of a conservative Turkish father Kahraman (Erdal Ozyagcilar), who is a famous baklava maker in Gaziantep (city in the Eastern Turkey). She doesn’t want to marry her childhood friend Kadir (Engin Akyurek) and runs away from home and goes to Bodrum where she comes across Niko (Ozgur Cevik).

Niko is a good-looking young man who is the son of a wealthy Grek ship owner. Nazli and Niko fall in love at first sight but there is a big problem in front of their ways: Turks and Greeks do not get along well generally. In spite of this problem, they decide to get married. Niko comes to Gaziantep and meets with Nazli’s family and the comedy starts.

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The Large Family (Genis Aile)

The Large Family (Genis Aile) Tv Series

Details Original Title: Genis Aile English Title: The Large Family Also Known As: Genre: Comedy Episodes: 100+ Broadcast Network: Kanal D, Star TV Broadcast Period: July 8, 2009 – Production Company: D Production Director: Omer Ugur Screen Writer: Cuneyt Inay, Kamuran Suner Synopsis Cevahir (Ufuk Ozkan) is a 28-year old man who returns from Germany. He wants to get married to his childhood love, Sukufe (Zuhal Topal). However, Sukufe is angry at him for his going to Germany and could not forgive him easily. For this reason, Cevahir tries almost every possible way to become together with her again. On the other hand, Bilal (Firat Tanis) also loves Sukufe and doesn’t want to loose her. Thus, Cevahir and Bilal do not get along well and squabble all the time.

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