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Comedy on Turkish Television: “İyi Aile Babası” TV Series

We have watched and witnessed many dramas, tragedies, plots, desperate love affairs on Turkish televisions so far. Indeed, these are the main topics of the Turkish series. But comedy on Turkish television? This is not something that we come across very often! So, gather around and read carefully our article since you will like it, —both the article and the series, we assume!

“İyi Aile Babası” (literally “Good Family Man”, I guess (!)) is a new TV series that has so many comedy elements with an impressive casting. It is a new production where young names come together with eminent and master actors and actresses. So, let’s scroll down the page for more details.

A nuclear family lives in Istanbul and strongly committed to each other
A nuclear family lives in Istanbul and strongly committed to each other

What is The Story of İyi Aile Babası?

Mehmet Ali (Çağlar Çorumlu) is a married family doctor who has a clinic in Istanbul. Due to his devotion to his wife, children, and mother, he is constantly torn between his wife and mother. Moreover, he lives in the same apartment with his mother. So, this fact causes more and more tensions between the two families.

Who are the Other Characters of İyi Aile Babası?

Mehmet Ali Pamuk (Çağlar Çorumlu) is married and has 3 children. Born in Istanbul, originally from Adana. Faculty of Medicine graduate, family doctor. He is very fond of both his core and his extended family. He cares very much about family ties. However, he struggles to be a good father, a good husband, and a good son. He is also a very idealistic physician in his profession.

İyi Aile Babası tells the story of a man who is torn between his wife and mother
İyi Aile Babası tells the story of a man who is torn between his wife and mother

Aslı Pamuk (Şebnem Bozoklu) is Mehmet Ali’s wife for 25 years, mother of 3 children, both a housewife and a career owner. She is a hardworking, devoted, meticulous, perfectionist, and modern-minded woman. She is, moreover, very fond of her husband and children. Aslı is fighting her biggest struggle in life against her mother-in-law who lives downstairs.

The Family Downstairs!

Kerami Pamuk (Salih Kalyon) is born and raised in Adana. After graduating from the police high school, he began to service in Istanbul and stayed there afterward. There is only one person in the world that he is afraid of. So, this person is his wife. After retirement, he is tired of being at home under his wife’s command 24/7. He tries every trick to escape from home and spend time with his friends.

Mehmet Ali Pamuk and Aslı Pamuk
Mehmet Ali Pamuk and Aslı Pamuk

Arife Pamuk (Melek Baykal) is the mother of two children who was born in Adana. She grew up in Istanbul and married Kerami, who was also from Adana, one of the strict police chiefs of the time. She is very fond of her children, especially her young son Mehmet Ali. When Kerami retired and started staying at home 24/7, sweet bickering began.

Rıfkı Pamuk (Timur Acar) still lives in the same house with his parents. Rıfkı, by the way, is a Physical education teacher in high school and coach of the basketball team. There is a side of him that can easily be deceived. Because he is a very nice, kind and clean-hearted man.

Where and When Can I Watch The Series?

You can watch the series on private Turkish broadcaster Kanal D. The sitcom is available every Thursday at 20.00. You can also reach it through its official YouTube channel.

Kerami Pamuk (Salih Kalyon) and his older son in the series
Kerami Pamuk (Salih Kalyon) and his older son in the series

So, please tell us what do you think about this new comedy on Turkish television. You can easily share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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