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The War of Good Ones and The Bad: Ufak Tefek Cinayetler -“Small Murders” Turkish TV Series

Ufak Tefek Cinayetler “Small Murders” was broadcasted between 2017 and 2018 and it disrupted all memorizations for the TV series industry in Turkey. During its 2 seasons long life, authorities made many comments for Small Murders. However, we think that the best thing to remark on the drama is its “memorization disrupts” feature.

Ufak Tefek Cinayetler - Small Murders is a Turkish TV Series
Ufak Tefek Cinayetler – Small Murders is a Turkish TV Series

The story of four beautiful and successful women and their friendship from high school years force us to rethink about human nature. With this respect, people are divided into 4 groups, according to a world-class Economy professor who related to series. Those members of the four groups are idiots, victims, bandits and smarts (the good ones).

The Story of Ufak Tefek Cinayetler – Small Murders TV Series

Above all things, Ufak Tefek Cinayetler – Small Murders tells the universal war between bandits and the good ones. On the contrary to this universal war, the drama is not interested in idiots and victims. According to the TV series, idiots are the biggest part of humanity. Moreover, they have contribution neither for themselves nor for to the world. Similarly, victims are just subject, so there is nothing interesting with them.

Small Murders TV series has many similarities with the famous American TV show Big Little Lies
Small Murders TV series has many similarities with the famous American TV show Big Little Lies

Is Small Murders A Remake of Big Little Lies?

While watching the TV series Small Murders, we continuously find ourselves with this statement: Everyone can be guilty – which is also the motto of the series. Another important point for TV action that whether is an adaption of Big Little Lies or not. It is not quite sure, but unless there is an official statement on the question, we can’t answer the question. However, it is obvious that there are many similarities between the two famous TV series.

The story of Small Murders Turkish drama develops around 4 beautiful women and their relationships
The story of Small Murders Turkish drama develops around 4 beautiful women and their relationships

Four beautiful, successful women have old scores to settle, and new rivalries set to develop. They are childhood friends and are together again as adults. As teenagers, Tülin Özen (acted as Arzu Küçükata), Aslıhan Gürbüz (acted as Merve Benal) and Bade İşçil (acted as Pelin Tarhan) played a cruel prank on their over-achieving best friend Gökçe Bahadır (acted as Oya Toksöz). They left her shamed, devastated and suicidal. Over the years, the three friends remained close but didn’t hear again from Oya. They never dare to make contact, fearing the worst – that they had driven her to take her own life. When fate brings the four women back together, Oya decided to move back close to the women who threatened to ruin her life. Finally, she begins to seek her final revenge as both the victim and the smart.

The Cast and the Production of Ufak Tefek Cinayetler – Small Murders

The TV series is a very successful selection of talented actors and actresses. The production also had a broad repercussion in the TV industry as well as the cast. The budget for costumes, places, and production, in general, was mind-blowing.

The protagonists, on the other hand, especially the four women leading roles had a strong influence on the audience and made them think about their roles in society very successfully.

Gökçe Bahadır acted as Oya Toksöz in Small Murders TV series
Gökçe Bahadır acted as Oya Toksöz in Small Murders TV series

The Main Characters of Small Murders – Ufak Tefek Cinayetler- TV Series

Gökçe Bahadır (acted as Oya Toksöz) is one of the most successful actresses of recent years. Oya is the lonely one who is on the one corner of the battlefield. Her friends betrayed her and now she wants revenge so badly. She is a clever and good character in the drama. So, the audience witnesses her character changes during the series. By the way, she is a doctor.

Aslıhan Gürbüz acted as Merve Benal is the devil of Small Murders TV series
Aslıhan Gürbüz acted as Merve Benal is the devil of Small Murders TV series

Aslıhan Gürbüz (acted as Merve Benal) and Bade İşçil (acted as Pelin Tarhan) are the bandits, maybe idiots, but definitely bad characters of the drama. These three (included Tülin Özen acted as Arzu Küçükata) played a cruel prank on their over-achieving best friend Oya. They left her alone and desperate, shamed and devastated, and more likely suicidal. In other words, they left alone Oya in high school and moved forward.

Bade İşçil acted Pelin Tarhan and she made a great job in Small Murders TV series
Bade İşçil acted Pelin Tarhan and she made a great job in Small Murders TV series

Besides all other strong woman characters, Tülin Özen (acted as Arzu Küçükata) is undoubtedly the super-ego of Small Murders. She doesn’t have a clear side. it is hard to tell whom she is supporting on the battlefield. The main role of this character is to let us think about the “good“. Whether a person is good just because they do not have enough power to be bad or just because they are good and conscientious? We face this question thanks to her. Or… Because of her!

Tülin Özen (acted as Arzu Küçükata) let us examine on the concept of goodness
Tülin Özen (acted as Arzu Küçükata) let us a examine on the concept of goodness

Other Important Characters of The Small Murders – Ufak Tefek Cinayetler

Mert Fırat (acted as Serkan Aksak) is a rising star of Turkish televisions. In addition to television, he is also a wanted person in cinema and theatre, as well. In the series, he is married to Merve Benal (played by Aslıhan Gürbüz). He is a money specialist and controls the money of high society.

Mert Fırat (acted as Serhan) is the money specialist on Small Murders TV Series
Mert Fırat (acted as Serhan) is the money specialist on Small Murders TV Series

Selim Bayraktar (acted as Edip) is the teacher of four girls from the high school. He is a kind and naive person who supports Oya because of the undeserved trap of the other three.

Selim Bayraktar (acted as Edip) is the teacher of 4 girls from high school
Selim Bayraktar (acted as Edip) is the teacher of 4 girls from high school

Ferit Aktuğ (acted as Taylan Kaner) is the husband of Pelin Tarhan (played by Bade İşçil). He is a man of joy, what’s more, he is an untrustable person.

Ferit Aktuğ (acted as Taylan) is the man of joy and laxity
Ferit Aktuğ (acted as Taylan) is the man of joy and laxity

Where Can I Watch Small Murders – Ufak Tefek Cinayetler

The genres of the Small Murders are action, drama, crime and mystery. The TV show lasted 45 episodes and 2 seasons, but there are still many comments on it. Star TV was broadcasting it, but now the audience can watch it through Puhu TV / Ufak Tefek Cinayetler “Small Murders”.

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