Popular fiction series about police officers in a precinct of Ghent (Flanders, Belgium), both professionally and in their private lives.

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Series cast summary:
Ludo Hellinx ...
 Raymond Jacobs (127 episodes, 1999-2009)
Mark Tijsmans ...
 Wilfried Pasmans (127 episodes, 1999-2009)
Veerle Malschaert ...
 Carla Deseyn (90 episodes, 2000-2009)
Andrea Croonenberghs ...
 Britt Michiels (84 episodes, 1999-2009)
Rebecca Huys ...
 Merel Vanneste (77 episodes, 1999-2007)
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 John Nauwelaerts (75 episodes, 2003-2009)
Maarten Bosmans ...
 Bruno Soetaert / ... (66 episodes, 2001-2008)
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This popular fiction series follows the police officers in a precinct of Ghent (Flanders, Belgium), both professionally and in their private lives. Main characters include detectives like John Nauwelaerts and Raymond Jacobs, the gay Wilfried Pasmans who shakes his sissy image by moving from office - to field work, motorized cops such as Nick Debbaut and the ethnic Turks Selattin and Mihriban Ates. Other recurring characters include some of their relatives or partners, especially when those side-stories interact with their police work, as well as forensic and public prosecution officials. Written by KGF Vissers

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In the first series of Flikken (1999), Turkish actors Cahit Ölmez and Kadèr Gürbüz star as brother and sister Selatin and Mihriban Ates. In one episode, they are talking about something in Turkish. While Kadèr Gürbüz has a Turkish father, her mother is Flemish and therefore she cannot speak Turkish. Before the shooting of that particular scene, Cahit Ölmez had to teach her how to say each and every word of her lines. See more »

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Don't believe the hype...
19 September 2004 | by (Bakel, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Why do people like this so much? It's just another police show where some actors and actresses play the good and the bad. It's said to be realistic, but what city's got so many murders in a month? The actors (and especially the actresses!) are not that good. Their fans, who know them from "Flikken", are fan because they just like "Flikken". I don't really think people would like Andrea Croonenberghs if she wasn't in "Flikken". The whole show is about here, too, when there are way better actors and actresses in "Flikken". If you like police shows, don't watch this one, but try "Crime Scene Investigation" or even "Luifel en Luifel".


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