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

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Pierre De Clercq
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ludo Hellinx Ludo Hellinx ...  Raymond Jacobs 127 episodes, 1999-2009
Mark Tijsmans Mark Tijsmans ...  Wilfried Pasmans 127 episodes, 1999-2009
Veerle Malschaert Veerle Malschaert ...  Carla Deseyn 91 episodes, 2000-2009
Andrea Croonenberghs Andrea Croonenberghs ...  Britt Michiels 84 episodes, 1999-2009
Rebecca Huys Rebecca Huys ...  Merel Vanneste 77 episodes, 1999-2007
Jo De Meyere ...  John Nauwelaerts 75 episodes, 2003-2009
Maarten Bosmans 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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Crime | Drama | Action

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Country:

Belgium

Language:

Flemish | Dutch

Release Date:

17 October 1999 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Flikken Gent See more »

Filming Locations:

Ghent, Flanders, Belgium

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

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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Spin-off Flikken Maastricht (2007) See more »

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Gets better in later series
3 November 2018 | by andrewwsymonsSee all my reviews

It takes a while to settle down in the first couple of series, which are a bit like a Flemish 'Hill Street Blues', but it picks up later and by series 5 has some very good script writing and acting. Series 5 has a long plot over several episodes, so a good watch if you are housebound! It is all in Dutch (Flemish dialect) with no English subtitles available as far as I know (at least not on the YouTube versions).


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