This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page . (Learn how and when to remove these template messages)(Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|Theme music composer|
|Country of origin||Belgium|
|No. of seasons||26|
|No. of episodes||5,050 (as of 25 June 2021)|
|Running time||25 minutes|
|Original release||23 December 1995 –|
Thuis (English: At Home) is a Belgian television soap opera, which airs on één, which is in the hands of VRT, the national broadcasting channel of the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium, Flanders.
Thuis first aired on 23 December 1995, featuring Pol Goossen, Janine Bischops, Merel De Vilder Robier , Sally-Jane Van Horebeeck , Annick Segal , Monika Van Lierde , Rik Andries and the late Donald Madder .
Thuis grew to become Flanders' number one soap, gaining 900,000 viewers[ when? ] (compared to the highest rated TV show, receives 1.5 million viewers), and therefore beating competing for channel vtm's soap operas Familie (English: Family) and former series Wittekerke (English: White Church, a fictional town).[ not verified in body ]Thuis is currently in its 26st season, and has aired 4,925 episodes as of 01 January 2021.
This section needs an improved plot summary for seasons 1–10, which are missing. (March 2018)
Following a long period of doubt, Robert Swerts is discovered to be the serial killer and rapist and is arrested. Renzo Fierens is arrested for drug dealing. Dr. Geert Smeekens replaces Michael Bastiaens in the doctor's office alongside Ann De Decker. Jenny Verbeeck - Van Goethem returns from the south of France, while Eva Verbist and Nandje Reimers leaves due to Nandje's leukemia.
Eva begins a relationship with Maarten who turns out to be just as jealous and obsessed as Jan, his brother and her late husband. He kills his mother, Mathilde, for poisoning Eva to prevent her leaving the country and for and killing his father who learned of this. Maarten also takes over the health business of Werner, his rival for Eva's affection. Femke discovers that Maarten is the culprit and warns Werner. However, Maarten restrains Eva in their home and sets it on fire so that he, Eva, and her son, Nandje, can be together in death.
This section may need to be rewritten to comply with Wikipedia's quality standards, as it is inconsistent with similar sections in the article. (March 2018)
This season saw the introduction of Sonja and Ludo De Backer, Dorien's parents. Later on this season, civil law notary Peter Vlerick, played by Geert Hunaerts, will be introduced as a Bastiaens family friend. Meanwhile, Lien Van de Kelder ended her three-episode guest appearance. However, she was slated to return as Sofie Bastiaens on 21 November 2007.
At the end of last season, Kristin Arras her character Mathilde Reimers was murdered and written out. She's the only character to disappear from the main cast from season 12. The characters introduced last season and part of the main cast, but not yet of the opening titles were all added to the opening titles. These were Viktor Corthout and Sandrine Verbeelen (first individual shots in intro in episode 3 of season 13), Dorien De Backer and Youssef Bakali (first individual shots in intro in episode 4 of season 13). Daisy a supporting character in season 12 was also added to the main cast and the opening titles (first individual shot in intro in episode 4 of season 13). It wasn't quite certain if she would play a more important role this season. Surprisingly, Julia was also added to the opening titles, and had her first individual shot in the intro in episode 2 of season 13. Julia only appeared in a few episodes of season 12 and was considered a guest character. She still has to appear this season.
It was announced in early 2007 that Marie Van Goethem played by Patsy Vandermeeren, Werner Van Sevenant played by Peter Van Asbrouck, Eva Verbist played by Nathalie Wijnants and Leontien Vercammen played by Marijke Hofkens will leave onscreen in 2007.
Eric and Martine's daughter Sofie is missing, last seen at a wedding. Her body is found and a police investigation begins. Nancy tries to reveal that Femke's new lover, Mike, is actually Femke's father. Mike tries to kill Nancy, and Femke suspects Mike is Sofie's killer. Mike stalks Femke and is fatally stabbed by Erik, who is absolved of murder. Femke later accepts an inheritance left by Mike and falls in love with Peter.
Leo makes a bad investment, defrauded by Mike, and Femke helps return the money. Dorien falls in love with classmate Jonas, threatening her marriage to Sam. Sam and Dorien move to Lanzarote to pursue her dream. Waldek falls for Kris who turns him down after a passionate weekend.
Peggy returns to have an abortion, but agrees for Ann to adopt the child. Jenny's daughter, Bianca, is to marry her young love, Tom De Decker. Tom arrives to donate a kidney to his ill mother, Marianne, and Peggy reveals that Tom is the father of her child, Sandrine. Not wishing to cause a break between Tom and Bianca, Peggy leaves. However, Bianca cancels the marriage plans and starts a relationship with Mo.
Waldek quits his job and Luc tells Rosa about the affair, so that she decides to divorce. Cois and Julia marry and depart for their honeymoon. Katrien and Paulien decide to throw a party but their father forbids it; they drug him and he falls into a coma.
There is a custody dispute as Tom and Peggy want to keep their baby. The court decides that Ann will be Sandrine's adoptive mother.
Eddy tries to prevent Jelena's deportation by faking a marriage, but is unsuccessful. She asks Waldek to try and they fall in love. When Joery learns, he asks Eddy to kill Waldek in a car accident, but Eddy ends up hitting Mo and Bianca.
Herman, an ex-lover of Simonne, arrives with his son, Bram, who is rebellious until Herman becomes sick. Simonne falls in love with Herman, who dies. She promises Herman to take care of Bram until he is an adult, but Frank is not pleased when Bram moves in.
Before his death, Herman tells Frank where his son Bram can find €50,000 of black-market money, but Frank keeps the money for himself. Franky and Simonne convince Frank to give Bram the money in stock, but a dispute causes Frank to change his mind and Bram stabs him. Franky claims responsibility and spends several weeks in youth prison. It is later revealed that Franky did this because he wants to be in a relationship with Bram, and Franky is disowned by his father for being gay.
Rosa distances herself from her ex-husband, Waldek, by pursuing Luc, and they become engaged. However, she feels pity for Waldek, who can't get over Jelena's death. In the end, she fails to appear at the wedding ceremony, choosing to be with Waldek.
Femke's business is almost broke. Raffael, who claims to be her half-brother, moves to Belgium and falls in love with Femke. Femke rejects him, and Raffael sets hotel Ter Smissen on fire during Rosa and Waldek's wedding party. At the same time, Luc and Freddy get into a fight over stealing Sanitechniek stock for insurance fraud; Freddy threatens to tell the police but Luc knocks him onto a table, breaking his neck.
Paulien becomes pregnant and Bram changes his mind a few times but concludes that he doesn't want to be a father and that Pauline should have an abortion. Upset, Pauline reveals to Simonne that Bram stabbed Frank, and Frank launches a raid on Bram.
Tom and Peggy buy Femke's loft, which needs renovation. They stay with Marianne though Peggy can't stand her. Later, it is revealed that Marianne paid Sanitechniek to delay the work.
Marianne is found guilty of the Ter Smissen hotel fire and Freddy's death, and must pay a large sum to Rosa and Freddy's son.
Raffael continues his secret love affair with Femke. When Femke becomes pregnant by Peter, Raffael puts lovage in her food to cause a miscarriage. Doctor Ann informs the police, while Peter makes Femke leave and Raffael is put under psychiatric care. Peggy ends her relationship with Tom after he tried to kidnap Robin. Later, she begins dating Peter which displeases Femke and Tom. Tom begins dating his secretary, Lynn, while Femke becomes depressed and addicted to drugs.
Rosa and Jenny start a bed and breakfast, overcoming the establishment's prior image as a swingers club. Leo moves his taxi company; he falls in love with Jenny and when he tries to inform his girlfriend, Yvette, she suffers a stroke. Some time later, Yvette becomes suspicious and ends their relationship.
Fien and Jens quarrel and she leaves. Her DNA and earring are found in Guy's apartment, and Guy tells Julia that he killed Fien on an impulse. In court Tom convinces the judge that Fien died due to a hereditary heart disease, and Guy is released. Unable to forget Fien, Jens leaves.
Franky's relationship with his new boyfriend, Tibo, is in risk when Tibo learns about Frank's stabbing. They promise not to have secrets, but Tibo is hiding a fifteen-year-old daughter, Jana, who lives with her lesbian mother, Ellen. Franky is shocked but later asks Tibo to marry him, while hiding the fact that Jana is in love with Bram.
Mayra moves in with Ann and starts a jewelry business, but her inventory is stolen by Kasper, the son of Rosa and Waldek, who owes money to criminals. Marianne's husband Geert keeps inviting Mayra's father, David, and Marianne realizes she has feelings for David. Eddy returns and, after successfully hobby-brewing beer with Frank and Waldek, they buy a brewery with Geert and David as investors.
At Franky and Tibo's wedding, the gifts are stolen by Kasper. Marianna and David end up in bed where David suffers a stroke. Jana and Bram are caught together by Tibo. Simmone quarrels with a drunk Frank and is hit by a car driven by Femke, who doesn't notice.
Kasper delivers the stolen money to the criminal organization. He finds Simmone who has brain injury. Peggy loans Kasper money to conceal the theft. Femke is interrogated by Tim, who makes a procedural error but Femke is determined to face justice. She is given a large fine and has to sell her loft. She moves in with her mother but after a conflict with Eddy she moves to Tim.
The criminal organization hides drugs in the B&B. Sandrine, believing it is sugar, is rushed to hospital. Ann withdraws Peggy's visitation rights over the incident. Later, Guy holds Sandrine, Mayra and Marianne hostage, which Peggy uses as an argument that the doctor's home is no safer.
Peggy buys pepper spray when she learns that rapist Axel has been released, and uses it on a burglar in her bistro. The burglar, Kasper, falls and dies, and Peggy decides to sell the bistro. Franky and Jens buy the building and open a trendy pub.
After Geert learns his wife Marianne slept with David he wants divorce and leaves the practice, replaced by Judith. David is fired from the brewery, which nears bankruptcy without his knowhow and is sold. David moves away though Marianne refuses to go with him. Luc is surprised at the sudden appearance of his 16-year-old son, Lowie, whose mother died. Lowie starts a relationship with Jana, who learns she is pregnant by Bram. Against her wishes, Franky gets in touch with Bram who returns, and Jana ultimately chooses to be with Bram. Lowie is taken to hospital after binge drinking and falsely claims that Franky served him alcohol at the pub. Franky and Jens receive a small fine as there was insufficient proof.
Yvette burns her hands and moves into a rest home where her roommate is Madeleine, who has amnesia and diabetes. One day Ann forgets a protocol which leads to Madeleine dying of an insulin overdose, and Ann's medical license is suspended for three months. Geert moves temporary back to the medical practice .
Eddy and Frank are installing fake merchandise and selling the real goods on the Internet. Eddy persuades Luc to continue the swindle. Among the merchandise is a boiler installed at the B&B, which causes Jana to collapse from carbon monoxide poisoning and miscarry. Eddy is arrested and Frank turns himself in, while Luc feigns ignorance. Tom tries to seduce Judith to the dismay of his former girlfriend, Lynn. Lynn tells doctor Judith that she was raped by Tom. Lynn's father claims he can save Tom if Marianne marries him, and she agrees. When Lynn learns of this she withdraws her accusation, negating the deal.
Frank and Eddy are released on conditions and want to beat Luc. Lowie is upset with Luc for lying about their past. Jana, Tibo and Bram are furious as proof comes out that Luc knew about the swindle. Everyone is together for Peter and Peggy's wedding, and as they leave the church an unconscious and injured Luc is found.
Luc survives, and Jana, Tibo and Bram each confess to his attempted murder. Eventually, Lowie confesses and produces the weapon used. Luc does not charge his son, so Lowie is sentenced to charity work at a library. Despite a court order to stay with Luc, Lowie stays with Julia; he feels betrayed when he learns they are dating again, but reconciles when he realizes they are serious about each other. Frank and Eddy are discharged from the swindle after Luc admits to forcing their participation.
Tibo is fired after trying to suffocate Luc; he leaves with Franky, who assigns Bram to manage the pub. Later, Bram leaves the country; Jana wants to go with him but he sneaks away so she'll finish high school.
Jens begins teaching guitar to fourteen-year-old Emma, who has a crush on him. When Jens tells her he's not interested in her, Emma allows her mother to come to a wrong conclusion and have Jens arrested for pedophilia. Jens is exonerated and Emma moves in with her father.
Frank starts work at an odd-jobs company where a prank with co-workers Adil and Toon leads to his electrocution. Toon is fired and gets a job with Luc's new team-building company, then is reassigned to De Kabouters.
Tim learns Femke is pregnant. He stops her outside a wedding for an alcohol test and catches her in parole violation. Later, Femke is released, still pregnant. It is revealed that Peter is the father and he leaves his wife Peggy to move in with Femke, who delivers a son, Lucas. When Jens moves away, Paulien and Femke take over the pub.
Mayra also wants to have a child, and she and Ann convince Kurt to be a sperm donor but he changes his mind when this becomes public knowledge. Obsessed, Mayra has sex with multiple men, and one night is raped by Kurt. Waldek stops Kurt, and some days later Kurt's body is found in the river, and Waldek remembers pushing him in. Mayra finds she is pregnant by Kurt. Waldek is discharged due to lack of evidence.
Mayra and Marianne have a quarrel and fall from the stairs. Emma is kidnapped by a Facebook chat-friend, possibly Geert. Judith and Tom drive to Geert's country house, but find no trace of Geert or Emma. Peggy kidnaps Lucas at a party and heads to a lake to commit murder-suicide. Rosa and Frank discover what's going on and both drive with their car to the lake. There is a car accident but it is not known who is involved.
Rosa has a car accident and is in coma for several weeks. Frank stops Peggy from killing herself and Lucas. Femke starts a lawsuit against Peggy but cannot prove the murder attempt. Peggy is declared non compos mentis and goes to a mental institution. Tim determines that officer Danny kidnapped Emma. Geert is discharged and wants a divorce as Marianne didn't believe him. Marianne assigns Eddy as her assistant. She accuses Geert of not helping a person in an emergency and has his medical license suspended. She offers Eddy money to beat her so she can accuse Geert of domestic violence. As Eddy refuses Marianne harms herself. Marianne goes to rehabilitation and cancels her complaint. She starts dating William. Geert begins dating Hélène who convinces him to sue Marianne for wage loss, receiving €160,000.
Lowie buys a house and rents rooms to Olivia, Paulien, Jana, Tim and Sam. Jana moves back to Frank and Simonne's after learning Lowie cheated on her. Paulien asks Adil and Lowie to pose half naked for a book's cover photo, and they agree as long as their faces aren't shown. However, Lena chooses a photo with Adil's face and persuades Paulien to give approval. Adil feels betrayed, especially when he learns the book is about homosexuality.
Peggy sells her shares in the taxi company which are bought by Femke. Jenny has a heart attack when Luc announces he sold half of his shares in Zus & Zo to Peter. Feeling she is too old Jenny sells her shares to Peggy.
Sam is pregnant and wants an abortion as she was abandoned as an infant. After a conversation with Simonne she decides to keep the baby. Sam searches her biological mother and is upset when it turns out to be Simonne. Simonne was misled by her mother Yvette De Backe when Sam was born.
Julia marries Luc and kicks him out when she learns he has been embezzling from the team-building company. Co-owners Peter and Femke blackmail Luc, threatening to inform the police unless he hands over the property and his shares. Louis determines that Luc drove Leontien off the road and is responsible for her death.
Frank and Simonne hold a 20th anniversary party. Franky returns but won't attend and has shocking news: he's divorced Tibo – and will be undergoing gender reassignment surgery. The party is a success until a video montage shows an inserted confession from Luc asking for forgiveness. Elsewhere, Luc hangs himself.
Geert marries Hélène and William convinces Marianne to marry him. Marianne reads emails on Hélène's phone and suspects she is having a secret affair with a man named Henri and is about to lose €160,000. She reveals her suspicions to Geert in front of Hélène and William. Moments later, Ann and Mayra rush in to the sound of screams and find Marianne holding a bloody knife over a dead Geert. Marianne claims Hélène is the killer but Hélène and William say it was Marianne.
Luc survives the suicide attempt but has to learn to speak again. Frank convinces Simonne to let Yvette come back into their home. Marianne is arrested for Geert's murder. Hélène and William have a secret affair and plotted to kill Geert and Marianne to inherit all their possessions. Marianne and William temporarily move to Tuscany. Hélène claims William tried to drown her. Tom confronts William, but Marianne says that William changed his mind and they're really in love. Marianne becomes suspicious when William hides a gun in their home. Confronting him at her 70th birthday party she suffers a cardiac arrest and demands a divorce. Danny is on trial for kidnapping and sexual misbehaviour to Emma. He escapes during transport and holds Emma and Sam hostage in the De Kabouters warehouse. Toon intervenes when Danny is going to shoot Sam, and is himself shot in the lungs. Police storm in and arrest Danny, who commits suicide in jail. Lena accepts Jens' wedding proposal which she'd rejected days before. Jens runs to the taxi to give her the engagement ring but is struck by a car driven by Paulien. He dies on Christmas Day at the same time Hannah, daughter of Tim and Sam, is born.
Waldek has lost his feelings for Rosa and moves into Frank's house. Rosa and Peggy suspect Waldek has an affair with Julia, which turns out to be true. Peter and Femke become the owners of the Zus&Zo, kick out Rosa and Peggy and start a new team-building business.
Franky completes gender reassignment and wants to be addressed as Kaat. Frank can't accept Kaat and breaks contact. Toon is intrigued by Kaat until he learns she was a man. Others accept Kaat who starts working for De Withoeve. Frank tries to win back Simonne but she wants a divorce if he won't accept Kaat.
Femke buys the car from Zus & Zo, and has a collision which kills Lucas. Peggy is suspected of tampering with the car, but a drunk Eddy confesses. Eddy is sent to prison and Nancy divorces.
Lowie receives pictures of Olivia and Arne together and becomes jealous. She ends their relationship. Jessica reveals to Tamara that she's sending the pictures with Arne's cooperation. Olivia grows closer to Arne despite not reciprocating his love. At a party, he puts a date rape drug in her drinks and takes pictures whilst raping her.
Femke and Peter's wedding was cancelled due to Lucas' death, and Peter secretly arranges a new ceremony. Femke books their first customer for LEV on the same day and doesn't notice what's happening and leaves. Nancy informs her. Femke feels guilty and reorganizes the wedding.
In agreement with the new attorney at Tom's office, Hélène meets with William to record their conversations. Unaware of this, Tom thinks she is violating her bail conditions. Hélène goes missing and her body is found in William's house. Meanwhile, William tries to suffocate Marianne in her hospital room. Tom catches William but is overpowered.
Judith knocks-out William, saving Tom and Marianne. William is arrested. Marianne and Rosa trick him, leading to a fraud investigation and the recovery of Marianne's money.
Arne starts seeing a psychiatrist and Jana, who interns there, learns that Arne drugged Olivia and tells her. Olivia confronts Arne who tries to kill himself. Jana is expelled by the university for ethics violation.
Karen, a new partner in Tom and Peter's law practice, wants to throw Peter out for losing clients. Peter resigns but sells most of his shares to Tom, giving him a majority. In revenge, Karen tries to get Eddy out of jail by saying that he was acting under Peter's orders. At the last moment, Eddy says that Karen manipulated him and does not agree to her plea. Eddy is sentenced to 5 years but is released on probation after several months.
Femke gives birth to a son, Vic. Jenny and Leo visit Bianca in Morocco, where Jenny stays to help during Bianca's pregnancy. The day Jenny returns, she has a fatal stroke. Charité starts a relationship with Renzo but is astonished when her husband - thought killed in a civil war - appears. Adam faces deportation, having entered the country illegally.
Frank comes to accept Kaat, but Simmone already concluded their marriage is over. Blaming Kaat, Frank attacks her and is stopped by Toon. Yvette confronts Frank over this during which she suffers a heart attack; she dies. Eventually Frank and Simonne move back together, Frank knowing that she had an affair with Waldek. Toon and Kaat start dating, but Toon leaves her brokenhearted with a letter saying he can't return her feelings.
Julia confronts Simonne and Waldek over their affair; they claim it ended and they never had sex, though Julia does not believe them. Julia goes missing and evidence suggests she was murdered by Waldek, who is jailed. Julia appears months later with a Goth makeover, acting like nothing happened. Waldek is released. Sam fires Frank after he has another fight with Waldek.
Tom gets Stan and Emma's help to propose to Judy. Ann and Mayra decide to marry, but a video of Mayra trying to rape Jessica is put on social media, and Ann throws Mayra out. A hearing determines they should have shared custody of Sandrine, which displeases Ann.
Sam's business is almost bankrupt and decides to do a job off the books, but the client refuses to pay since they didn't have a contract. Frank and Youssef demolish the work but are caught by the police.
Julia goes crazy, pouring boiling water over Luc and putting sleeping pills in his cookies, risking his life. Waldek is missing, shown bound, and the police suspect Eddy and Frank.
Karen's estranged brother, Kobe, arrives to tell her that their mother died. He starts working as a cook at De Withoeve. During a business lunch with Steven Lambrechts, it is revealed that Kobe is actually Karen's son and Steven is his father.
Luc appeals to an escort but she eats a poisoned cookie and dies. Waldek is captured by Julia who threatens revenge on all who harmed her. She reveals to have killed her ex-husband. Julia sends Mayra poisoned chocolates resulting Mayra and Sandrine are being admitted to hospital. Rosa discovers evidence in Julia's cookbook and informs the police, who arrest her. Karen explains her mother raised Kobe as Steven was engaged to another woman and she didn't feel she could raise Kobe. Steven informs Karen he has ALS which Kobe may have inherited. Kobe can't handle this and starts taking drugs. Kobe blames Kaat when he is fired and tells Karen he killed Kaat. Kaat is found alive and taken to hospital. Tom and Judith marry, but the reception is a disaster. Ann is furious there's no place for her lover, Jessica, and their relationship is slighted in Marianne's speech, provoking Ann to propose marriage. Jessica breaks off the relationship, feeling that she's treated as a trophy. Ann declares that Tom and Karen are having an affair. Judith is heartbroken and leaves Tom, while Ann pressures Judith to kick Marianne out of the house. Judith wants an immediate divorce. The judge orders that they share their belongings, so a furious Judith saws their furniture in half. They sell their house which is bought by Ann. Without asking, Marianne moves in at Tom's place. Stan can convince his mother to sign papers so Tom becomes his adoption father. After a medical test, it turns out Adil his semen is of low quality so he and Paulien start an In vitro fertilization-treatment. Luc does not want to live anymore and he signs papers to get a euthanasia. His last wish is to go on a road trip with Lowie and Frank. He dies on their way to Valencia. Marianne and Leo are sure Tom spoils Stan too much. Since he moved in at Tom's house, Stan became a rude boy with many strings on his bow. When Leo confronts Stan, Stan tells him he had hoped Marianne died when she was taken into hospital. Leo cuffs his ear. Stan, feigning to have a brain concussion, convinces Tom to inform the police. Mayra gives birth to Zoë. Afraid the baby will have disability due to the poisoned cookies, she switches the newborn with another. Some weeks later she learns that their daughter died, but carries on as if nothing is wrong. After a blood test on Zoë, Waldek gets suspicious about Zoë's blood group. Doctor Judith confirms Waldek can't be the father. Mayra flees away with Zoë but loses control over the car and crashes in a ditch. Whilst still in the car, she confesses Zoë is neither her child. The car gets on fire. At same time, Leo wants to apologize Stan for hitting him. Stan pushes Leo against the wall breaking his skull. Stan leaves the house as nothing has happened. A bleeding unconscious Leo is found by Marianne and Tom.
Leo survives the attack. Waldek is able to save Mayra and Zoë from the car. He demands her to leave so she moves to Cape Verde.
Dries starts working at the law firm, but his real intention is to sue Karin as she committed fraud in a case in which Dries his father (and many other people) should have gotten a huge amount of money which she darkened. He succeeds and she is suspended for a year.
Tamara is pregnant of Bob. When she informs him he ends their relationship as he does not want a child yet. After babysitting for Emile, a pupil in Olivia's class whose father Lander works at the taxi company, Bob realizes he does like children. He pleases Tamara to restart their relationship but she rejects.
Steven marries Rosa. As his ALS takes overhand, he commits euthanasia. Just before dying he bought a villa in Spain for Rosa and Kobe. This is noticed by tax inspection who thinks the villa was paid with dark money. They start up an investigation and all the financials of "Stevenson", the wine company of Steven and Kobe, are frozen. It turns out no fraud was committed.
Frank gets carjacked. Some weeks later he is attacked again in his home by the same person as he recognizes the gloves. Frank is shocked when those gloves are in the backpack of Emile. The police is called to interrogate Lander. Lander takes Olivia and Sandrine as hostages. Sandrine is shot by Dieter by accident and dies. He decides to stop as a police officer and reopens the pub in "De Withoeve". Olivia and Lowie become the adoptive parents until Emile pushes a pregnant Paulien from the stairs by accident. She loses the child and her uterus. She becomes depressed, stops her relationship with Adil, neglects her pub...
Judith started a relationship with Jacques, the coach of the swimming club. After a quarrel with Jacques, Judith gets some bruising on her wrists. When Judith gets some broken ribs, Ann informs Emma and Tom. Everybody is blaming Jacques for mistreating Judith. Stan claims Jacques made a sexual approach to him and thus a pedophile. Nobody understands why Judith still defends Jacques until it turns out Stan is the wrongdoer. Joren figures out he is gay and in love with Stan which seems to be mutual.
Bob starts a relationship with Christine. Nobody likes Christine as she is a manipulator, gossip, faked a pregnancy of Bob and also faked the abortion. She also brought Olivia more than once in discredit only to get better herself. Lowie finds out Bob is still in love with Tamara. Olivia finds out Tamara still has feelings for Bob.
Bill, the alcoholic father of Joren, wants to rejoin with him, but Joren is not impressed. One day Stan, Joren and another friend drink lots of hard liquor. Joren, who was to be at school, misses a school test. Bill finds the three who run by bicycle. Joren falls over the train rails. Bill runs upon the rails but is hit by a train and taken into hospital.
In season's finale it is insinuated Bill died. Stan tells Joren not to be gay and it was just for fun. Bob and Christine marry. Olivia stops the ceremony and tells everyone Bob is still in love with Tamara and that Tamara just gave birth to his child. Bob wants to leave the town hall, but Christine claims she is also pregnant.
Due to COVID-19 the complete season could not be recorded so the season ended on 24 April 2020 instead of 11th of June. As filming was no longer possible the producers had to be inventive with the material they had, resulting in a choppy storyline in last episodes.
The wedding between Bob and Christine takes place as she is pregnant. After a blood test it turns out she is not pregnant at all and there is even no proof in her blood she was pregnant lately. Due to this lie, Bob wants to divorce immediately.
Jacques tries to drown Stan in the pool but is stopped by Joren. Stan quits school and gets a job at Stevenson but he does not like it. Next he starts homeschooling but also gives up after some weeks. Finally he joins the army. Kaat did not pass her examinations and stops her course in favor to do a world travel trip.
Pauline starts a relationship with Kobe and they marry. They have the intention to adopt a child. Bianca and Mo, who live in Morocco since several years, die in a car accident. Their son Robin is adopted by Tom De Decker, his biological father.
Dries got his master's degree and stops his job as gigolo which does not suit one of his clients: Reinhilde. She turns in a complaint claiming Dries got lots of extra money and presents from her. As this is considered to be legal profit she hints the police Dries did not pay taxes on these extras and most probably did not turn in all of his profits. The tax department starts an investigation but it turns out Dries does not have black money and he is in rule with law.
At Bowie Dries is hired for the position of lawyer consultant. Karin is still angry at Dries because of his actions in previous season. Reinhilde attacks Dries sexually and then sets up a plan with Karin to prove Dries is the wrongdoer and raped Reinhilde. Customers of Bowie get knowledge of the twisted story and want to stop their projects so Dries is fired. After investigation it is proved Karin spread the rumor to those customers. Reinhilde gets remorse and wants to withdraw her statement which does not please Karin. That's why Reinhilde does not want to work any longer with Karin. Tom is informed about the fake acquisitions and wants to stop his partnership with Karin. As she rejects, he starts up a procedure so she never can be a lawyer again. He gets support from Reinhilde, Dries and Peter.
To everyone's surprise Adil started a relationship with Christine. An astonished Bob decides Bowie will not work with The Kabouters anymore.
Jasper, the boxing teacher of Ann, is found guilty of the murder on the manageress of pub "Bar Madam", the rape on Tilly and sales of drugs. All of this is proved in a setup arranged by his daughter Viv and the police. Jasper admits the selling of the drugs, claims the death was an accident but claims he did not rape Tilly. In a flashback it is revealed to the viewers Jacques was the wrongdoer. Jasper is sent to jail. Jacques starts a part-time job as real estate salesman in the company of Reinhilde and goes to Spain for some time to sell some houses.
In last episode Jasper is set free due to procedural errors. Viv is upset and is sure Jasper will come after her. A severe accident takes place. Policeman Tim only reveals the victim is someone he knows.
The season picked up after Thuis could not produce new episodes due to the COVID pandemic It becomes clear Jacques knows Reinhilde for a longer time and this upsets Rosa. A few days after Jacques returns from Spain it turns out the husband of Reinhilde died in Spain in a mysterious accident. Reinhilde is not in grief and even goes with Dries - who restarted his career as gigolo - to the funeral and burial. Jasper starts his own investigation regarding the rape of Tilly. Afraid the truth will come out, Jacques murders Jasper.
Christine thinks Kabouters is an outdated company so she makes up a business plan and convinces Adil to restart the company under a new name which delivers more modern services.
Tania - the lover of Ann - reveals she was raped a long time ago and got pregnant. She gave birth to a son named Xander. Xander is now in search of his father and is in a rage when he hears about how he was impregnated. Convinced Tom is his father, Xander abducts Robin for some time. A DNA-test reveals it is not Tom but his father Walter De Decker who was the rapist.
Marianne even is aware of this inicdent but has kept it quiet. Xander enraged at the many lies and unbelievable truth confronts Tania in a rage. He starts stranging her. Doctor Ann interferes, killing Xander and saving Tania's life. The act is ruled as self-defence, but the events are too much to handle for Ann. The horrible truth about her father and the cover-up by her mother, and the experiences with Tania and her son and half-brother Xander makes her decide to break off the relationship with Tania. She moves to Cape Verde for indefinite time.
|Pol Goossen||Frank Bomans||1995-ongoing||1-ongoing|
|Annick Segal||Rosa Verbeeck||1995-ongoing||1-ongoing|
|Marleen Merckx||Simonne Backx||1995-ongoing||3-ongoing|
|Leah Thys||Marianne Bastiaens||1995-ongoing||4-ongoing|
|Lut Hannes||Angèle Backx||1998-1999, 2003-2006, 2015–2018, 2019-ongoing||622-703, 1700-2043, 3760-3800, 3889-4383, 4606-ongoing|
|Kadèr Gürbüz||Karin Baert||2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016-ongoing||760-771, 1086-1094, 1314, 1540, 1799, 1819, 1967, 1996-1997, 2078-2108, 2149, 2190, 2656-2657, 3399-3419, 3598-3625, 3907-ongoing|
|Bart Van Avermaet||Waldek Kozinski||2001-ongoing||1073-4456, 4497-ongoing|
|Vanya Wellens||Femke De Grote||2002-2010, 2011-2013, 2014-ongoing||1286-2805, 2906-3405, 3506-ongoing|
|Ann Pira||Nancy De Grote||2003-ongoing||1468-ongoing|
|Daan Hugaert||Eddy Van Notegem||2003-2010, 2012-ongoing||1468-2820, 3110-ongoing|
|Apollonia Sterckx||Britney Van Notegem||2006-ongoing||2025-ongoing|
|Geert Hunaerts||Peter Vlerick||2007-ongoing||2255-ongoing|
|Tina Maerevoet||Paulien Snackaert||2008-2012, 2013-ongoing||2325-3215, 3438-ongoing|
|Walter Moeremans||Leo Vertongen||2008-ongoing||2330-ongoing|
|Jeroen Lenaerts||Tim Cremers||2008-2009, 2010-ongoing||2469-2645, 2735-ongoing|
|Wim Stevens||Tom De Decker||2009-ongoing||2551-ongoing|
|Katrien De Ruysscher||Judith Van Santen||2012-2014, 2015-ongoing||3266-3650, 3744-ongoing|
|Elise Roels||Emma Van Damme||2012-2014, 2015-2019, 2020 -||3266-3650, 3744-4675, 4758 - ongoing|
|Mathias Vergels||Lowie Bomans||2012-ongoing||3275-4070, 4166-ongoing|
|An Vanderstighelen||Sam De Witte||2013-ongoing||3437-4604, 4724-ongoing|
|Nawfel Bardad-Daidj||Adil Bakkal||2013-ongoing||3444-ongoing|
|Raf Jansen||Dieter Van Aert||2014-ongoing||3607-3693, 3802-ongoing|
|Christophe Haddad||Bob Sleeckx||2015-ongoing||3845-ongoing|
|several children||Hannah Cremers||2015-ongoing||3895-ongoing|
|Tine Priem||Tamara Vereken||2016-ongoing||3947-ongoing|
|Sid Van Oerle||Kobe Baert||2016-ongoing||4109-ongoing|
|several children||Vic Vlerick||2017-ongoing||4126-ongoing|
|Lauren Müller||Thilly Van Santen||2017-2018, 2019-ongoing||4255-4369, 4474-4498, 4598-4629, 4659-4765, 4808-ongoing|
|Mathieu Carpentier||Joren De Witte||2017-ongoing||4303-ongoing|
|Peter Van De Velde||Jacques Pieters||2018, 2019-ongoing||4387-4479, 4548-ongoing|
|Yemi Oduwale||Dries Van Aken||2018-ongoing||4435-ongoing|
|Katrien De Becker||Tania Tibergyn||2018-ongoing||4456-ongoing|
|Daphne Paelinck||Christine Leysen||2018-2019, 2020-ongoing||4464-4676, 4814-ongoing|
|Lennart Lemmens||Stan Van Damme nr. 2||2019-ongoing||4618-ongoing|
|Greet Rouffaer||Reinhilde Deploige||2019-ongoing||4660-ongoing|
|Several children||Leo Vereken||2019-ongoing||4665-ongoing|
|Lynn Van den Broeck||Viv Van Rooy||2019-ongoing||4679-ongoing|
|Belinda Voorspoels||Lexi Waeyaert||2019-ongoing||4695-ongoing|
|Frits De Ruyter||Robin Bomans nr. 2||2019-ongoing||4714-ongoing|
|Karlijn Sileghem||Chantal Clerckx||2019-ongoing||4718-ongoing|
The list is limited to characters which appeared in the opening credits.
|Monika Van Lierde||Ann De Decker||1995-1998, 2001-2020||After she killed Xander, the son of her lover Tania, she moved to Cape Verde||1-394, 1060-4874|
|Moora Vander Veken||Olivia Hoefkens||2014-2019, 2020||Left to work at London as an au-pair||3521-4694, 4754-4757|
|Maya Albert||Aïsha Fawzi||2003-2008, 2019||Moved to Morocco||1442-2395, 4713-4719|
|Leen Dendievel||Kaat Bomans (formerly Franky Bomans)||2016-2019||Left for a world trip||3923, 3947, 3960-4512, 4589-4698|
|Jannes Coessens||Stan Van Damme nr. 1||2012-2019||Replaced by actor Lennart Lemmens||3266-4461, 4493-4594|
|Muriel Bats||Mayra Magiels||2011-2018, 2019||Moved to Cape Verde after having switched two babies||2977-4452, 4545-4553|
|Sally-Jane Van Horenbeeck||Peggy Verbeeck||1995-1997, 1998-1999, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008-2016, 2018||Moved to Portugal to open a hotel with her youth love Bennie||1-265, 434-705, 825-910, 1295, 2035-2045, 2413-4030, 4483-4484|
|Mark Tijsmans||Bennie De Taeye||1995-1998, 2016, 2018||Moved to Portugal to open a hotel with his youth love Peggy||1-315, 4009-4030, 4484|
|Myriam Bronzwaar||Julia Van Capelle||2007-2014, 2014-2016, 2017 , 2018||Lives in a psychiatric clinic after multiple murders and murder attempts||2194-3573, 3672-4085, 4148-4257, 4410-4444|
|Mark Willems||† Luc Bomans||1996-2018||Died in his sleep||65-4430|
|Aïssatou Diop||Charité Doumbia||2015-2017, 2018||Moved with her husband Renzo to Southern France||3840-4255, 4346-4415|
|Frank Van Erum||Renzo Fierens||2004-2006, 2014-2018||Moved to Southern France as his son lives there||1658-2000, 3639-4415|
|Bill Barberis||Toon Vrancken||2013-2017||Absconded as he was afraid to start a relationship with Kaat Bomans||3444-4161, 4235|
|Joy Anna Thielemans||Jana Blomaert||2012-2017||Moved to Boston for the wedding of her father, but stayed over there after she was expelled at university as she made private medical information public||3123-4145|
|Katrien Vandendries||Lena Blondeel||2014-2016, 2017||Left after the dead of her son Jens to New York||3564-3569, 3621-3900, 4130|
|Luk De Koninck||William "Henri" Degreef||2015-2016||Arrested after murdered Hélène and a murder attempt on Marianne and Tom||3700-4026, 4070-4110|
|Chris Boni||† Yvette De Schrijver||2001-2005, 2006-2016||Died in her sleep due to heart issues||1066-1830, 2092-4063|
|Janine Bischops||† Jenny Verbeeck||1995-2016||Moved temporally to Morocco to visit her daughter Bianca but passed away after a stroke||1 -4037|
|Merel De Vilder Robier||† Bianca Bomans||1995-1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2009-2011, 2015, 2016||Moved to Morocco with her husband Mo. Some years later it is revealed she died in a car accident.||1-725, 828-838, 1405, 2034-2040, 2551-2990, 3810-3815, 4008-4025|
|Jelle Cleymans||† Jens De Belder||2008-2015||Hit by a car driven by Paulien Snackaert and died in the hospital some time later||2357-3895|
|Peter Rouffaer||† Geert Smeekens||2006-2015||Stabbed by Hélène by accident. Later on it is revealed it was done on purpose||1921-3811|
|Jef Hoogmartens||Franky Bomans||2015||Left to USA. Some time later the actor was replaced by actress Leen Dendievel as the character Franky returned as the transsexual Kaat||3807-3810|
|2011-2013||Left on a honeymoon to the USA with his husband Tibo and stayed to open a waffles shop||3001-3441|
|Braam Verreth||2009-2011||Replaced by actor Jef Hoogmartens||2611-3000|
|Lotte Vannieuwenborg||Katrien Snackaert||2008-2012, 2015||Moved to Burundi to work for Médecins Sans Frontières||2325-3292, 3749-3755|
|Bert Verbeke||Bram Schepers||2009-2014||Moved to Southern France after his split with Jana||2642-3578|
|Alice Toen||† Madeleine Vercauteren||2010-2012||Died due to overdose of insuline||2852-3050, 3176-3200, 3236-3260|
|Erik Goris||Guy De Herdt||2011-2012||In jail as he kept several people as hostages in the residence of the Bastiaens family||3001-3103, 3144-3240|
|Mattias Van de Vijver||Kasper Adayef||2005-2008, 2012||Died after injuries after he fell from a step||1910-2445, 3175-3229|
|Maarten Claeyssens||Rafael Campo||2011-2012||Taken into a psychiatric institution after having stabbed Peter and poissonned Femke||2945-2960, 2986-3139|
|Noureddine Farihi||† Mo Fawzi||1999-2011||Moved with his wife Bianca to Morocco. Several years later it is revealed they both died in a car accident||665-2990|
|Clara Cleymans||Nina Oostvoghels||2010-2011||After she found out her lover Peter still has feelings for Femke she absconds and takes all of his money with her||2756-2965|
|Steph Goossens||† Cois Pelckmans||1997-2010||Had to go urgently to his mother in Spain and stayed over there. Some years later it is revealed he has been murdered by his ex-wife Julia.||284-2895|
|Ann Esch||Kris Moreels||2008-2010||Left for another job||2448-2870|
|Jos Dom||† Herman Schepers||2009-2010, 2011||Died due to brain cancer||2653-2800, 3004|
|Kurt Defrancq||Eric Bastiaens||2002-2009||Left on a world trip with his wife Martine||1275-2590|
|Christel Domen||Martine Lefever||2002-2009||Left on a world trip with her husband Eric||1281-2590|
|Ronny Daelman||Sam Bastiaens||2002-2009||Left with his girlfriend Dorien to Lanzarote||1281-2589|
|Tineke Caels||Dorien De Backer||2006-2009||Left with her boyfriend Ronny to Lanzarote||2053-2589|
|Peter Bastiaensen||† Mike Van Notegem||2008||Stabbed to death by Eric Bastiaens||2398-2500|
|Lien Van de Kelder||† Sofie Bastiaens||2002-2008||After she suddenly disappeared her body was found in a cave in the Ardennes. She was strangled by Mike||1281-2104 2276-2415|
|Ali Wauters||2007-2008||Moved to Morocco with his girlfriend Aisha||2137-2395|
|Daisy Thys||Daisy Vandenkerckhove||2006-2008||Absconded after the fitness centre "Fit & Fun" was sold||2044-2379, 2415-2483|
|Raymond Bossaerts||Viktor Corthout||2006-2008||Absconded after Jenny throw him out||2089-2352|
|Patsy Van der Meeren||Marie Van Goethem||1998-2008||Moved with a friend to an unknown location||538-2350|
|Karolien De Beck||† Sandrine Verbeelen||2006-2008||Died due to brain haemorrhage||2049-2330|
|Marijke Hofkens||† Leontien Vercammen||1996-2007, 2013||Fleed with her son Lowie to Mexico. Some years later it is revealed she died in a car accident and insinuated the crash was a setup by her ex-hussband Luc so his son Lowie would return to him.||94-2306, 3393 (stem alleen)|
|Peter Van Asbroeck||Werner Van Sevenant||1997-2007||Moved to South-Africa with his wife Eva||285-2295|
|Nathalie Wijnants||Eva Verbist]]||1997-2007||Moved to South-Africa with her husband Werner||337-2295|
|Kristine Arras||† Mathilde Reimers||2003-2007||Killed by her son Maarten||1399-2220|
|Nora Tilley||Betty Van Ginderen||2005-2006, 2008||Fled away with Jacques after a scam in a real-estate project||1870-2025|
|Jakob Beks||Jacques Van Ginderen||2005-2006, 2007||Fled away with Jacques after a scam in a real-estate project||1870-2025|
|Karel Deruwe||Walter Frans||2004-2006||Absconded after a fight with Marianne.||1576-2025|
|Liesbeth Adriaenssens||Maaike Mertens||2005-2006||Left after she and Eric ended their romance||1897-2000|
|Nand Buyl||Arthur Verbeeck||2005-2006||Moved in with Jetteke in the house of her son||1860-1940|
|Paula Semer||Jetteke||2006||Moved to the house of her son||1932-1940|
|Hans De Munter||Robert Swerts||1998, 2002, 2004-2005||In jail due to multiple rapings||1595-1875|
|Oswald Versyp||Constant De Schrijver||2004-2005||Absconded abroad after he tricked someone for a huge amount of money||1547-1841|
|Ernst Löw||Arno Dandrea||2004-2005||Left after he and Martine ended their romance||1651-1828|
|Govert Deploige||Michael Bastiaens||2002-2004, 2007||Left to work for Médecins Sans Frontières||1327-1825|
|Viv Van Dingenen||Veronique Van Sevenant||1996-2005||Got lost in the dessert. Later on it is insinuated Robert Swerts hired an assassin to kill her as she knew Robert was a raper||130-1825|
|Nolle Versyp||Dré Van Goethem||1997-2005||Moved to Southern France||295-1780|
|Pascale Bal||Isabelle Vinck||2000-2002, 2003-2004||In jail after she tried to murder several people||781-1626|
|Dirk Tuypens||† Jan Reimers||2003-2004||Killed by Werner||1377-1631|
|Ann Petersen||† Florke Bomans||1995-2003||Died whilst she was visiting her sister||32-1561|
|Wim Peters||Joeri Verbist||1997-2003||Left to Madrid||337-1450|
|Herbert Flack||Jean-Pierre De Ruyter||1997-2003||Fled away to Portugal with stolen money||461-1435|
|Oswald Maes||† Roger Van De Wiele||1996-2002||Passed away||182-1331|
|Ann Ceurvels||† Valerie Wijndaele||1998-2002||Moved to Australia. Later on it is revealed she has died||530-1240|
|Doris Van Caneghem||Felicienne Lejeune||1995-2002||Retired as a cleaning lady and absconded||1-1235|
|Werner De Smedt||Senne||2000-2002||Absconded after having dumped by Eva and Marie||984-1240|
|Herlinde Hiele||Sabine Verbist||1999-2001||Moved with her mother Linda to South Africa||665-1190|
|Liesbeth Adriaenssens||Lotte Van Baelen||2001||Moved with Linda and Lotte to South Africa||974-1000|
|Mieke Bouve||Linda Lievens||1999-2001||Arrested by the police but she could escape and moved to South Africa||661-1000|
|Michael De Cock||Kristoff Verbist||1997-1999, 2000-2001||Fled away to South Africa||301-740, 853-1000|
|Bert Cosemans||Dirk Van Baelen||1999-2001||Fled away to South Africa||882-1000|
|Jan Schepens||† Pierre Vinck||1999-2000||Shot by Linda||766-915|
|Chris Cauwenberghs||† Fernand Verbist||1995, 1996, 1997-2000||Died in a fire lighted by Pierre||2-851|
|Kurt Van den Driessche||Frederique Bastiaens||1996-2000||Absconded after having stalked Eva||75-805|
|Donald Madder||Tom De Decker nr. 1||1995-2000||Donald Madder died in a car accident. In the series it was told he suddenly moved abroad. Several years the character returned, now played by Wim Stevens||1-341, 418-783|
|Martine De Kok||Mira||1999-2000||Absconded after she ended her relationship with Joeri||552-778|
|Marleen Maes||Liliane Deroep||1996-2000||Absconded||150-765|
|Bert Vannieuwenhuyse||Phile Ceulemans||1998-1999||Absconded||468-655|
|Karel Vingerhoets||Harry Moeyaerts||1996-1999||Fled away with his daughter Clio to Australia||47-600|
|Ann Hendrickx||† Ingrid Michiels||1995-1998||Died in a car accident||47-535|
|Leo Dewals||inspecteur Pol Tibbax||1997-1998||Absconded after he solved the murder upon Neil||327-460|
|Koen De Bouw||Lou Swertvaeghers||1996-1998||Left with Ann abroad||95-394|
|Katrien Vandendries||Carolien Jacobs||1996-1998||Left after she stopped her relationship with Werner||20-365|
|Leo Madder||Charles Bastiaens||1996-1997||Moved to Belize||101-255, ?-341|
|Rik Andries||† Walter De Decker||1995-1997||Died due to a brain haemorrhage||1-214|
Bomans family tree
Bastiaens family tree
|Staf Bomans||Florke Bomans|
|Frank Bomans||Jenny Verbeeck||Rosa Verbeeck||Luc Bomans||Leontien Vercammen|
|Mo Fawzi||Bianca Bomans||Lowie Bomans|
|Peggy Verbeeck||Tom De Decker|
|Simonne Backx||Sandrine De Decker|
|Emma Raeymaeckers||Geert Smeekens||Marianne Bastiaens||Walter De Decker||Charles Bastiaens||Marijke||Claire Bastiaens||?||?|
|Sandrine Verbeelen||Martine Lefever||Eric Bastiaens||?|
|Bianca Bomans||Tom De Decker||Peggy Verbeeck||Ann De Decker||Sara Bastiaens||Frederique Bastiaens||Michael Bastiaens|
|Robin Bomans||Sandrine De Decker||Sam Bastiaens||Sofie Bastiaens|
Season 13 had a new intro and theme tune sung by Sofie Van Moll and rock artist Peter Evrard. The new song was created by Will Tura and Steve Willaert with lyrics by Frank Dingenen, an actor who had played a guest role which he reprised at the start of season 13.[ citation needed ]
"Scarborough Fair" is a traditional English ballad. The song lists a number of impossible tasks given to a former lover who lives in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. The melody is in Dorian mode and is very typical of the middle English period. It was recorded by a number of musicians in the twentieth century, including the version by the 1960s folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.
James Lee Kaat, nicknamed "Kitty", is an American former professional baseball pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Washington Senators / Minnesota Twins (1959–1973), Chicago White Sox (1973–1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1976–1979), New York Yankees (1979–1980), and St. Louis Cardinals (1980–1983). His 25-year career spanned four decades.
Pierrot le Fou is a 1965 French New Wave film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina. The film is based on the 1962 novel Obsession by Lionel White. It was Godard's tenth feature film, released between Alphaville and Masculin, féminin. The plot follows Pierrot, an unhappily married man as he escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria.
The Queen Victoria is the Victorian public house in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. It has the fictional address of 46 Albert Square, Walford, London E20.
"Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" is the opening song from the musical Oklahoma!, which premiered on Broadway in 1943. It was written by composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. The leading male character in Oklahoma!, Curly McLain, sings the song at the beginning of the first scene of the musical. The refrain runs: "Oh, what a beautiful mornin'! / Oh, what a beautiful day! / I've got a beautiful feelin' / Ev'rythin's goin' my way." Curly's "brimming optimism is perfectly captured by Rodgers' ebullient music and Hammerstein's buoyant pastoral lyrics."
De Kotmadam is a classic Flemish comedy television series directed by Ronnie Commissaris and Wim Feyearts produced for Belgian television since 1991. The series is written by Jaak Boon and Frans Ceusters. Season 22 will be aired in fall 2015. Season 23 is currently in production.
Topstars is a Dutch adaptation of Belgian children's soap Spring about a rock band rehearsing at the dance school of the same name. Both versions are produced by Studio 100. Starting out on October 26, 2004, Topstars ran for three seasons on channel Z@PP.
Jungle Tales of Tarzan is a collection of twelve loosely connected short stories by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs, comprising the sixth book in order of publication in his series of twenty-four books about the title character Tarzan. Chronologically the events recounted in it occur within Chapter 11 of the first Tarzan novel, Tarzan of the Apes, between Tarzan's avenging of his ape foster mother's death and his becoming leader of his ape tribe. The stories ran monthly in Blue Book magazine, September 1916 through August 1917 before book publication in 1919.
Number Two, by Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Miéville, is a 1975 experimental film about a young family in a social housing complex in France. The film's distinct style involves presenting two images on screen simultaneously, leading to multiple interpretations of the story and to comments on the film-making and editing process.
City for Conquest is a 1940 American drama film directed by Anatole Litvak and starring James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, and Arthur Kennedy. The picture is based on the 1936 novel of the same name by Aben Kandel. The supporting cast features Anthony Quinn, Elia Kazan, Donald Crisp, Frank McHugh, Frank Craven and Lee Patrick.
Vincent Ned DeRosa is an American hornist who served as a studio musician for Hollywood soundtracks and other recordings from 1935 until his retirement in 2008. Because his career spanned over 70 years, during which he played on many film and television soundtracks and as a sideman on studio albums, he is considered to be one of the most recorded brass players of all time. He set "impeccably high standards" for the horn, and became the first horn for Henry Mancini, Lalo Schifrin, Alfred Newman, and John Williams, among others, with Williams calling him "one of the greatest instrumentalists of his generation." DeRosa contributed to many of the most acclaimed albums of the 20th century, including some of the biggest-selling albums by artists as diverse as Frank Sinatra, Barry Manilow, Frank Zappa, Boz Scaggs, Ella Fitzgerald, Harry Nilsson, Stan Kenton, Henry Mancini, The Monkees, Sammy Davis Jr., and Mel Tormé.
Oscar and the Lady in Pink is a novel written by Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, the third part of the series « Cycle de l'invisible », published in 2002.
The Falcon in Hollywood is a 1944 crime film directed by Gordon Douglas and stars Tom Conway in his recurring role as a suave amateur sleuth, supported by Barbara Hale and Veda Ann Borg. The film was the 10th of 16 in Falcon detective series.
Vox populi is a 2008 Dutch political satire comedy film written and directed by Eddy Terstall. The lead roles are played by Tom Jansen, Tara Elders, and Johnny de Mol. Ton Kas won a Golden Calf Award for Best Supporting Actor.
The Judge Steps Out is a 1948 American comedy film directed by Boris Ingster and written by Ingster and Alexander Knox. The film stars Knox and Ann Sothern, along with George Tobias, Sharyn Moffett, Florence Bates, Frieda Inescort and Myrna Dell. The film was completed in March 1947, but its American release was held up until June 2, 1949, by RKO Pictures. The film was retitled Indian Summer in Great Britain and the Commonwealth.
Cordon is a 2014 Belgian Dutch-language drama series in 10 parts. It was first broadcast on VTM. The series was written by Carl Joos, directed by Tim Mielants and produced by Eyeworks. The series was also broadcast in the UK on BBC Four from 28 June to 25 July 2015, in five 2-part installments. An American version, titled Containment, was produced for The CW network and broadcast in 2016.
Tell Me Why is an episodic narrative adventure game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Xbox Game Studios. The game was released in three episodes for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One between August and September 2020.