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In the Nick of Time 

Sto para 5 (original title)
Five strangers witness the death of a former government official in an elevator of a luxurious hotel and they soon find themselves tangled in a huge mystery.




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Series cast summary:
Smaragda Karydi ...  Dalia Hatzialexandrou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Elissavet Konstantinidou ...  Zoumboulia Abatzidou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Giorgos Kapoutzidis ...  Spyros Deloglou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Argyris Angelou ...  Fotis Voulinos 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Angeliki Lambri ...  Aggela Ioakeimidou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Eirini Koumarianou ...  Sofia Baxevani 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Pavlos Orkopoulos ...  Thomas Voulinos 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Eleni Krita ...  Marilena Dorkofiki 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Efi Papatheodorou ...  Theopoula Tzini 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Gerasimos Mihelis ...  Andreas Kalogirou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Mihalis Marinos ...  Alexis Stergiou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Dimitris Petropoulos ...  Aris Pavrinos 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Melina Kyriakopoulou ...  Frida Papaparaskeva 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Patrikios Kostis ...  Nikos Kalathas 34 episodes, 2005-2007
Popi Hristodoulou ...  Martha / ... 32 episodes, 2005-2007
Zeta Makrypoulia ...  Amalia Antonopoulou / ... 22 episodes, 2005-2007
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Five strangers find themselves trapped in an elevator of a luxurious hotel, witnessing the death of a former government official. Just before he dies, he claims that he has been poisoned and urges the five strangers to seek out and expose his killers. They must solve the mystery, that started several years ago. The bond between them will grow strong, and maybe, in the end, they can discover that somehow their presence in the elevator at that particular moment, was more than "accidental"... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


An Elevator, Five People and One Poisoned Man.


Comedy | Drama | Mystery


Did You Know?


The name "Zouboulia" is not a real name but it was made up by the writer of the series. The famous exclamation of Zouboulia ("eeeeee!" - her typical reaction when in panic) was "invented" by the actress Elissavet Konstantinidou who plays that role. The actress had also bought a cross jewel and a pair of earrings for her character, which Zouboulia keeps wearing from the very first till the very last scene of the series. See more »


Spiros: Theopoula, you have a cell phone?
Theopoula: With Bluetooth. My son sent me an MMS.
Spiros: He should send you on vacation!
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Crazy Credits

The series' opening credits feature five Lego figures bearing resemblance to the five main characters, on a Monopoly-like board game, trying to solve a mystery and overcoming various obstacles. See more »


References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »


Imoun angelos tou Tsarly
Lyrics by Dimitris Iatropoulos
Composed by Renato Favilli
Performed by Danai Fabili
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User Reviews

"Sto para pente" is just excellent. UNMISSABLE!!!!!!!!
25 September 2006 | by alexula222See all my reviews

"Sto para pente" is probably the best TV series ever. i simply can't believe the infinite imagination of George Kapou. In my opinion Kapoutzidis is a God. the plot is great and his jokes make me laugh for hours. it's all i discuss with my friends. Don't u just love him! =)"Sto para pente" helps me exit the reality, forget the problems of daily life and become more optimistic. i admire Dalia and 8eopula and i believe that we should all try to be more like them 'n' enjoy life. i also like Kapou's previous series "savvatogennimenes". his role was excellent - a guy from Paraguay or Uruguay that constantly got on Soulla's nerves. He was simply adorable!! i honestly can't wait for his next work!

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26 September 2005 (Greece) See more »

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In the Nick of Time See more »

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Athens, Greece See more »

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