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Turkish for Beginners 

Türkisch für Anfänger (original title)
TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2006– )
Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

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Bora Dagtekin
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Series cast summary:
Josefine Preuß ...  Lena Schneider 52 episodes, 2006-2008
Anna Stieblich ...  Doris Schneider 52 episodes, 2006-2008
Elyas M'Barek ...  Cem Öztürk 52 episodes, 2006-2008
Adnan Maral ...  Metin Öztürk 52 episodes, 2006-2008
Pegah Ferydoni ...  Yagmur Öztürk 52 episodes, 2006-2008
Arnel Taci ...  Costa Papavassilou 46 episodes, 2006-2008
Katharina Kaali Katharina Kaali ...  Diana Schneider 35 episodes, 2007-2008
Carl Heinz Choynski Carl Heinz Choynski ...  Hans-Hermann Schneider 27 episodes, 2006-2008
Emil Reinke Emil Reinke ...  Nils Schneider 21 episodes, 2006-2007
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Set in the German capital Berlin, the series centers around a German woman and single mother of a teenage daughter, who starts a relationship and decides to live together with a widowed Turkish father and his two teenage children.

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Set in the German capital Berlin. See more »

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Spin-off Türkisch für Anfänger (2012) See more »

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Turkish for Beginners by non-Turkish
27 January 2013 | by k_genghisSee all my reviews

It's a nice series plotting the chaos in a case of marriage of a couple from totally different cultures. Kids from previous marriages have serious problems of adopting the new siblings and their life styles. The German family is a typical family of German, whereas the Turkish family is an extremely religious sort of Turkish family living abroad for 1-2 generations. In fact, It's quite convenient to practice German language with this title. But it's creepy weird to see none of the cast is from Turkish origin, despite the fact that there are a couple of millions of Turkish-origin people in Germany. I was able to confirm this by checking out the names of cast.


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Germany

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German

Release Date:

14 March 2006 (Germany) See more »

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Berlin, Germany

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