Centered around a personally troubled, officially discredited police chief and his inharmonious police team in Ankara Police Force. Even though the show usually focuses on murders and other...
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In the absence of Behzat Ç., a superintendent named Himmet gets replaced as the president of the murder Bureau. When the murder of minister of Interior makes a big impact, Himmet decides to... See full summary »
Cevdet (Haluk Bilginer), a retired commissioner, and his wife spend their pensions in peace on a farm away from the city. Suddenly the life of the family is destroyed by the sudden arrival of a terrible news from the little son.
Kuzey and Güney are brothers, yet they cannot be more different, both in character and also in their perception, much like their names they are north and south. While the older brother ... See full summary »
Centered around a personally troubled, officially discredited police chief and his inharmonious police team in Ankara Police Force. Even though the show usually focuses on murders and other crimes that happens on a weekly basis, the undertone of the story leads to an eventual duel between Behzat Ç. and the rotten department officials and bureaucrats.Written by
A recurring argument on throughout the show is a competition between Ankara, the official capital of Turkey, and Istanbul, the most developed and biggest city in Turkey. Whenever characters are visitors from Istanbul, they usually insult Ankara, and usually Behzat's police team insults to Istanbul in similar ways against them. See more »
This series is interesting to view in terms of an insight into the Turkish way of life. The story lines are sometimes good and sometimes totally crazy. The characters are extremely well acted but at times annoying to watch which is what they are supposed to be and is a tribute to the professionalism of the actors. To complete the series is a marathon. Individual episodes are complete in themselves but there are several continuing story lines which attract you to the next episode to see what happens. What is fascinating is portrayal of the way policing operates in Turkish Muslem society and how citizens and police have to be wary of potentially corrupt entities within a highly authoritarian state. With potentially 150 hours of watching time I suspect not many people will make it to the end.
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