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Let’s Go (Kalk Gidelim) Tv Series

Let’s Go (Kalk Gidelim) Tv Series

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Original Title: Kalk Gidelim
English Title: Let’s Go
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Family
Episodes: 116+
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: November 18, 2017
Production Company: Staff Film
Director: Hatice Memis, Ozgur Pak, Erkan Nurhan
Screen Writer: Baykut Badem, Hazan Toma, Oktay Berber, Cuneyt Inay
Filming Locations: Yesilyurt/Mugla, Turkey

Synopsis
Mustafa Ali (Erkan Sever) has a wealthy life in Istanbul. He has been living in Istanbul apart from his parents who live in a small village. After graduating from university, Mustafa Ali refuses to go back to his village, leaves his fiancé in the village and starts a new life in the great city Istanbul. He gets arried to high-class society girl Nurcan (Ayca Varlier) and stops going to his village after then.

It has been 15 years since Mustafa Ali went to his village the last time. After then, he always finds excuses to visit his parents.

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Bread and Butter (Ekmek Teknesi) Tv Series

Bread and Butter (Ekmek Teknesi) Tv Series

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Original Title: Ekmek Teknesi
English Title: Bread and Butter
Also Known As: Boat of Bread
Genre: Family, Comedy
Episodes: 106
Broadcast Network: ATV (2002-2004), Show Tv (2004-2005)
Broadcast Period: November 16, 2002 – June 13, 2005
Production Company: Sinegraf (2002-2004), Pana Film (2004-2005)
Director: Metin Gunay
Screen Writer: Raci Sasmaz, Mehmet Turgut, Hasan Kacan, Elif Aktug, Bahadir Ozdener, Omer Lutfi Mete
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

Synopsis
Nusret (Savas Dincel) is a baker who owns a bakery shop named as Boat of Bread (Ekmek Teknesi) in a small neighborhood. He gets up too early each day to cook bread. The locals in the neighborhood have been buying bread from this bakery shop for 100 years.

Nusret lives happily with her wife and five daughters. Each girl has her own problem.

Mehbare (Mehtap Bayri) is the biggest daughter who wants to get married soon. She is good at domestic responsibilities and wants to have her own family as soon as possible.

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Two Parts One Love (Egenin Hamsisi)

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Original Title: Egenin Hamsisi
English Title: Two Parts One Love
Also Known As:
Genre: Family, Romance, Comedy
Episodes: 23
Broadcast Network: TRT 1
Broadcast Period: July 16, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Production Company: Kopru Film
Director: Mustafa Sevki Dogan, Ufuk Hakan Eren
Screen Writer: Tayfun Guneyer, Yildirim Beyazit, Filiz Ekinci

Synopsis
Melahat (Iclal Aydin) is a friendly and restless middle aged woman who lives in a beautiful Aegean town named Sigacik. After her husband passed away years ago, she has worked so hard to raise her son Deniz (Uraz Kaygilaroglu) and her daughter Derya (Buse Meral). Melahat owns a small restaurant where she cooks Aegean dishes. Soon after she opens her restaurant, it has become a popular destination for the locals and tourists.

Melahat aims to extend her restaurant through buying the shop just across to her restaurant. By this way, she wants to work together with her son who has recently finished his military service.

Melahat organizes an event to celebrate the return of her son Deniz from the military service. At the same time, she pays the deposit for the shop which is just across to her restaurant. Everything seems to go in order. However, something unexpected happens and the life of Melahat turns upside down.

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Playing Nanny (Hayatimin Rolu)

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Original Title: Hayatimin Rolu
English Title: Playing Nanny
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Family
Episodes: 20
Broadcast Network: Star Tv
Broadcast Period: July 2, 2012 – December 10, 2012
Production Company: Surec film
Director: Sadullah Celen
Screen Writer: Gamze Ozer

Synopsis
This Turkish drama is the adaptation of American movie Mrs. Doubtfire.

Musfik (Haluk Bilginer) is a lovely husband and a father of 3 children. He is a successful and experienced actor who is extremely picky about his job. He does not accept job offers about commercials in order not to mislead people and he even turns down many offers for tv series not to sacrifice his 30-years theatre work.

Musfik is an idealist actor who does not want to give up his principles just to earn money. For this reason, he usually has a discussion with his wife Ela (Ebru Ozkan). Ela is a careerist mother who does not like her husband’s attitude and believes that her husband just finds excuses not to work. Due to this reason, they fight all the time and eventually decide to get divorce.

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Life of Secrets (Hayat Sirlari)

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Original Title: Hayat Sirlari
English Title: Life of Secrets
Also Known As:
Genre: Drama, Family
Episodes: 11
Broadcast Network: Star Tv
Broadcast Period: November 8, 2017 – January 26, 2018
Production Company: Most Production
Director: Murat Can Oguz
Screen Writer: Mahinur Ergun

Synopsis
Mustafa Kuzgun (Ahmet Mumtaz Taylan) has a modest life in Istanbul. He lives happily together with his wife Inci (Devrim Yakut), his son Kemal (Olgun Toker), and his daughters Seher (Hazar Erguclu) and Sirin (Ecem Erkek).

Mustafa is the owner of a small restaurant where he works as a cook from 4:30 am to 5:30 pm each day. His restaurant becomes all his life after he migrated from Adana 30 years ago. Mustafa never returns to his hometown Adana during this time and lives happily in his small world together with his family. His son Kemal (Olgun Toker) also works as a cook in another restaurant but hides this from his parents.

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Taxi Station (Akasya Duragi)

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Original Title: Akasya Duragi
English Title: Taxi Station
Also Known As: Crossing Lives
Genre: Comedy, Family, Friendship
Episodes: 174
Broadcast Network: Kanal D, Star TV
Broadcast Period: July 14, 2008 – September 1, 2012
Production Company: Erler Film
Director: Yasar Seriner
Screen Writer: Resul Ertas

Synopsis
Mrs. Melahat (Melek Baykal) loses everything after her husband goes bankrupt and then passes away. She and her daughter Tugce (Zeynep Dortkardesler) need to forget their wealthy life and start to find a way to survive. Their former driver Nuri (Zeki Alasya) learns their situation from the news and wants to help them.

Nuri is a very old driver who starts his own taxi company after retirement. He is the owner of a taxi station named Akasya Duragi where many taxi drivers work. He acts responsibly for his former employer’s family and finds an old but a cozy house in his neighborhood. Mrs. Melahat and her daughter Tugce move in to their new house and start to have a new life in this friendly neighborhood.

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New Bride (Yeni Gelin)

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Original Title: Yeni Gelin
English Title: New Bride
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Episodes: 15+
Broadcast Network: Show TV
Broadcast Period: March 11, 2017 –
Production Company: Surec Film
Director: Ersoy Guler
Screen Writer: Ersoy Guler

Synopsis
Bella (Jessica May Drociunas) is an educated young girl who comes from an aristocratic background. She was born in Milan, Spain as the only daughter of a Turkish father – an ambassador of Turkey and a Spanish high-society mother.

Bella finds her prince charming at university. Hazar (Tolga Mendi) is the heir of a tribe from Adana (a city in the East of Turkey). His tribe is known as a Bozok family who is devoted to their customs and traditions.

Bella and Hazar fall in love with each other even though they come from different family backgrounds. After 3 years of happy relationship during their university education, Hazar proposes and Bella gladly accepts his proposal. Without taking their parents’ approval, Hazar and Bella get married and start a new life. Bella follows her husband to his home at Adana despite her parents’ reservations.

Bella assumes to have an exotic Eastern adventure in Adana. However, nothing turns out to be as expected. Hazar’s family also disapproves their marriage because they have to break their promise to the other tribe. Hazar has been engaged to Dilan (Silan Makal) from other tribe in order to end the enemy between these two tribes. Now, Hazar’s new bride is Bella and he cannot get married to Dilan. This situation enkindles the enemy between these two tribes.

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A.K.A. The Legend (Adi Efsane)

A.K.A. The Legend - His Name is Legend (Adi Efsane) Tv Series Poster

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Original Title: Adi Efsane
English Title: His Name is Legend
Also Known As: A.K.A. The Legend
Genre: Family, Romance
Episodes: 29
Broadcast Network: Kanal D
Broadcast Period: January 28, 2017 – August 29, 2017
Production Company: D Yapim
Director: Devrim Yalcin
Screen Writer: Tunus Tasci, Nazli Sunlu, Hilal Yildiz

Synopsis
Tarik (Erdal Besikcioglu) is a successful basketball player but gets injured while he is at the top of his career. He has to give up basketball. Later on, he loses everything that he has. After his lovely wife dies, Tarik tries to find peace in alcohol and ignores his two daughters: Melis (Almida Ada) and Zeynep (Leya Kirsan). Eventually, he loses the custody of his children.

Before Tarik loses his trust on the life, he finds a second chance out of pure coincidence. He gets an opportunity to win the custody of his children if he starts a stable life. Tarik finds a new job in a public school in a poor neighborhood and agrees to make a basketball team in a month. If he cannot manage to make his team ready for the basketball tournament within a month, he cannot keep his job. For this reason, Tarik tries to do his best to convince 4 students who seem to be promising at basketball: Hakan (Cem Yigit Uzumoglu), Fikret (Baran Bolukbasi), Ali (Kaan Sevi) and Sadik (Hakan Ummak). However, he needs to gain their trust first.

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Don’t Let The Kids Know (Cocuklar Duymasin) Tv Series

Don't Let The Kids Know (Cocuklar Duymasin) Tv Series

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Original Title: Cocuklar Duymasin
English Title: Don’t Let the Kids Know
Also Known As: Family Links (English)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Episodes: 456
Seasons: 9
Broadcast Network: TGRT (2002), Atv (2002-2003, 2010-2012), Star TV (2003-2005), FOX (2013-2014), Kanal D (2017-2019)
Broadcast Period: January 16, 2002 – April 11, 2019
Production Company: MinT Motion Pictures
Director: Rasit Celikezer (2002-2005), Gunay Koker (2010-2012), Bora Tekay (2010-2014, 2017-2019)
Screen Writer: Birol Guven, Metin Acikgoz (2002-2012), Nilufer Yenidogan (2002-2005), Ozlem Aybek (2002-2005), Mufit Can Sacinti (2010-2012), Caner Guler (2010-2012)
Filming Locations: Istanbul, Turkey

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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The Large Family (Genis Aile) Tv Series

The Large Family (Genis Aile) Tv Series

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Original Title: Genis Aile
English Title: The Large Family
Also Known As:
Genre: Comedy, Family
Episodes: 108
Seasons: 3
Broadcast Network: Kanal D, Star TV
Broadcast Period: July 8, 2009 – November 18, 2011
Production Company: D Production
Director: Omer Ugur
Screen Writer: Cuneyt Inay, Kamuran Suner
Filming Locations: Boyacikoy/Istanbul, Turkey

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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