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Behzat Ç. — An Ankara Detective Story: An Extraordinary Cop!

Words consist of letters. And, there are so many words and statements to describe the legend of “Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story” (the original title Behzat Ç. Bir Ankara Polisiyesi). The passionate fans of the TV series have been looking for the new season since 2013. So the good news is here! After the 6 years of yearning, the 4th season has finally begun on the 25th of July, 2019. The new season will only be aired on Blu TV, unlike previous 3 seasons.

Behzat Ç. is a “good cop” who follows his own brand of morality. The best statement for Behzat Ç. maybe the word anti-hero. He is the best and most rare lovable anti-hero character of all-time Turkish TV series.

Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story is Back on BluTV
Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story is Back on BluTV

The Legend of Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story

The TV series is based on a question which is consist of philosophical content. The foundation of the content mainly contains crime and punishment notions. While the TV series and its leading character Behzat Ç. is questioning the justice of the state, he uses all the capacity of creativity, intelligence and humour. And so, Behzat Ç. turns into a true legend and unique TV crime drama and the leading character.

In the meanwhile, as probably most of you already know, Ankara is the capital city of Turkey. And unsurprisingly, the fame of the city has spread out thanks to the TV series. However, in spite of all its popularity and dedicated fans, one of the most famous Turkish TV shows Behzat Ç. has drawn the ire of censors, but the adoration of common people.

The Unforgettable Characters of Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story
The Unforgettable Characters of Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story

Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story Is An Adaptation From A Novel

Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story (Bir Ankara Polisiyesi) has started its journey in 2010. The TV series is an adaptation from the novels of Emrah Serbes, who is now in the prison because of a car accident in which he caused the death of 3, and starring Erdal Beşikçioğlu in the title role. The writer is one of the best-selling authors in Turkey. And, the books, which inspired the crime-and-detective television series, are Her Temas İz Bırakır (Every Contact Leaves a Trace) and Son Hafriyat (Last Excavation). The popularity of the Turkish author has predictably begun after the TV series.

The Theme of Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story

The series details the exploits of Behzat, a troubled detective on the Ankara Police Force. Behzat Ç. is a rough, violent, and morally ambiguous police officer who is the head of the homicide department in Ankara. Disdainful of authority figures, plagued by personal demons, short-tempered and unpredictable. His superiors would oust him from his job if not for his penchant for solving difficult crimes. At work, an eccentric team of investigators aids him: HarunHayalet (Ghost), Akbaba (Vulture), Eda, and Cevdet. Esra, the public prosecutor, also lends the gang assistance on a regular basis.

Behzat C. An Ankara Detective Story Is No Similar With Other Turkish TV series
Behzat C. An Ankara Detective Story Is No Similar With Other Turkish TV series

The series follows the format of a standard procedural, presenting a weekly case that is usually wrapped up by the end of the episode but also features character arcs and an over-arching mystery that unfolds over the course of a season.

Why Did Blu TV Purchase Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story? 

Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story used to be aired on Star TV between 2010-2013 with its first 3 seasons. But Blu TV purchased the show. It is just because of the spirit of the series. The characters of the series use a lot of slangs. They continuously curse. Behzat and his companions drink -a lot, and they smoke.

At the same time, the characters of the series also touch on topics rarely Turkish television talk about, -such as police corruption, domestic violence, a Kurdish mother looking for her lost son, journalist young woman who was detained because of not sharing government’s official view — the list goes on. Hence, Behzat Ç. is mainly different than all other Turkish TV series which is another reason why it has already become a legend. Because of all those reasons, the legend TV series has been exposed to so many censors, blur and bleep. Now the audiences of the series are enjoying with the free watching experience.

The Other Characters of Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story

The director of the series is Serdar Akar and the screenwriter is Ercan Mehmet Erdem. The series spawned two feature films under the Behzat Ç title, Seni Kalbime Gömdüm (“I Buried You in My Heart“) and Ankara Yanıyor (“Ankara Burning“). A continuation of the series is currently on the air, titled Behzat Ç.: İmamların Öcü (“The Imams’ Vengeance“). Let’s see some other main characters of the series:

Fatih Artman acted as Harun in Behzat C.
Fatih Artman acted as Harun in Behzat C.

Fatih Artman (acted as Harun) is about 30 years old. He is brusque but also a naive and pure policeman. Rather, Harun is not a very clever person but has a deep sense of homicide investigation.

İnanç Konukçu acted as Ghost in Behzat C.
İnanç Konukçu acted as Ghost in Behzat C.

İnanç Konukçu (acted as Sabri the Ghost) takes every kind of responsibility on environmental investigations and intelligence. As a result, he deserves his nickname to the end because he disappears fastly and re-appears unexpectedly.

İsmet the Vulture played by Berkan Şal
İsmet the Vulture played by Berkan Şal

Berkan Şal (acted as İsmet the Vulture) is not from the police academy, but he learned the profession in life. Akbaba (Vulture) has the ability to take the smell of death and people those are about to die. That’s why his companions name him as Vulture.

Seda Bakan acted as Eda in Behzat C. An Ankara Detective Story
Seda Bakan acted as Eda in Behzat C. An Ankara Detective Story

Seda Bakan (acted as Eda) is a talented and beautiful woman who works at the police station. She is always in the centre of a love triangle Harun and Cemil.

Nejat İşler acted as Ercüment Çözer in Behzat C. An Ankara Detective Story
Nejat İşler acted as Ercüment Çözer in Behzat C. An Ankara Detective Story

Nejat İşler (acted as Ercüment Çözer) plays a psychopath and a rich character. He has an unnamed deep relationship with the deep state. By this means, he gets rid of every crime. Finally, he makes his escape abroad at the end of all his crimes and homicides.

Where Can I Watch Behzat Ç. An Ankara Detective Story

The New epispdes of Behzat Ç. is ready for its fans in Blu TV. The first episode of the 4th season has been aired on Blu TV on the 25th of July, 2019 on Thursday. You can also follow the series on its official Youtube page. In order to be able to watch the series, paid membership is needed on Blu TV. The monthly membership price of Blu TV is TRY 19.90)

You can also watch Behzat Ç’s old episodes on Netflix (with subtitles) and on its Startv Bezat Ç Offical Page (only Turkish) for free.

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