The BEST Episodes of Turkish for Beginners

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 21, 2020

Network: Das Erste

The One Where Grandma Does Big Business

#1 - The One Where Grandma Does Big Business

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 2, 2008

Cem ropes Metin's mother into his latest scheme.

star 8.00
188 votes
Directors: Oliver Schmitz
Writers: Benedikt Gollhardt, Bora Dağtekin
The One In Which I Lose My Freedom

#2 - The One In Which I Lose My Freedom

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 14, 2006

Lena is horrified to learn that her mom is moving their family in with her Turkish boyfriend and his kids.

star 7.73
295 votes
Directors: Edzard Onneken
Writers:
The One With The Good Old D-Marks

#3 - The One With The Good Old D-Marks

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 10, 2008

Cem and Lena both have fateful decisions to make.

star 7.68
159 votes
Directors: Oliver Schmitz
Writers: Bora Dağtekin
The One Where The Parrot Comes

#4 - The One Where The Parrot Comes

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 9, 2008

Lena learns some shocking news; Costa delivers an ultimatum to Yagmur.

star 7.67
159 votes
Directors: Oliver Schmitz
Writers: Bora Dağtekin
The One With The Ghetto Special

#5 - The One With The Ghetto Special

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 4, 2008

Cem and Costa face the music; Lena faces a moral dilemma.

star 7.66
160 votes
Directors: Oliver Schmitz
Writers: Benedikt Gollhardt
The One Where I'm 17 Again

#6 - The One Where I'm 17 Again

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 26, 2008

Lena feels insecure that Cem is more experienced than she is.

star 7.66
215 votes
Directors: Edzard Onneken
Writers: Bora Dağtekin, Fabian Wiemker, Vivien Hoppe
The One Where The Dead Are Raised

#7 - The One Where The Dead Are Raised

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 5, 2008

Cem hatches a plan to rescue Hermann and his new pals from the home.

star 7.66
161 votes
Directors: Oliver Schmitz
Writers: Bora Dağtekin
The One Where Grandma Faints

#8 - The One Where Grandma Faints

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 27, 2008

Metin's mom drops by for an unannounced visit; Lena and Kati make a bet.

star 7.65
217 votes
Directors: Edzard Onneken
Writers: Bora Dağtekin, Vivien Hoppe
The One Where I'm Ashamed of My Family

#9 - The One Where I'm Ashamed of My Family

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 25, 2007

Lena wants to be friends with Ulla, who is understandably wary of her chaotic family.

star 7.61
132 votes
The One After Menopause

#10 - The One After Menopause

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 12, 2008

Doris wants another baby; Costa launches his streetwear line.

star 7.60
192 votes
Directors: Oliver Schmitz
Writers: Bora Dağtekin
The One Where Cem Becomes A House Husband

#11 - The One Where Cem Becomes A House Husband

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 11, 2008

Lena gets a promotion and Cem decides to try being Mr. Mom.

star 7.57
188 votes
Directors: Oliver Schmitz
Writers: Bora Dağtekin, Vivien Hoppe
The One Where Grandpa Has A Crush

#12 - The One Where Grandpa Has A Crush

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 3, 2008

A chance encounter makes Hermann eager to move into a nursing home.

star 7.56
185 votes
Directors: Oliver Schmitz
Writers: Benedikt Gollhardt, Bora Dağtekin, Jan Friedhoff
The One In Which Secrets Are Revealed

#13 - The One In Which Secrets Are Revealed

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 22, 2006

Lena tries to figure out why she's jealous of Axel, and Yagmur punishes herself for inadvertently eating pork.

star 7.52
253 votes
The One In Which Axel Falls For My Family

#14 - The One In Which Axel Falls For My Family

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 21, 2006

Lena thinks her new friend Axel likes her family more than he likes her.

star 7.45
312 votes
The One In Which I Find No Friends

#15 - The One In Which I Find No Friends

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 17, 2006

Lena doesn't want to go to her new school and Yagmur struggles to observe Ramadan.

star 7.42
282 votes
The One In Which I Get A Sister I Don't Want

#16 - The One In Which I Get A Sister I Don't Want

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 15, 2006

Metin advises Cem on how to win a woman's heart, and Doris begs Lena to give their new family a chance.

star 7.40
259 votes
Directors: Edzard Onneken
Writers: Boris Anderson
The One In Which I Have No Feelings

#17 - The One In Which I Have No Feelings

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 24, 2006

Lena tries to figure out how to deal with Axel's love declaration.

star 7.38
226 votes
The One In Which I Crash

#18 - The One In Which I Crash

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 16, 2006

Lena's night at the disco ends in disaster.

star 7.34
288 votes
The One In Which I’m Forced To Grow Up, Unfortunately

#19 - The One In Which I’m Forced To Grow Up, Unfortunately

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 23, 2006

Lena fakes a relationship with Axel to prove how grown up she is.

star 7.34
224 votes
The One With Crickets in Honey

#20 - The One With Crickets in Honey

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 27, 2007

Cem thinks he can get Lena out of the way by setting her up with Costa.

star 7.34
130 votes
The One With Sex and Pistols

#21 - The One With Sex and Pistols

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 30, 2007

Cem takes extraordinary measures to expose Axel's lie.

star 7.30
161 votes
The One With Perpetual Motion

#22 - The One With Perpetual Motion

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 29, 2007

Doris' younger sister returns to Berlin and discovers that Nils is a closet genius.

star 7.29
162 votes
The One In Which Axel Turns Green

#23 - The One In Which Axel Turns Green

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 28, 2006

Lena wonders if Axel wants to sleep with her, and if she's ready for it.

star 7.25
196 votes
The One Where Cem Doesn't Want To Be A Wuss

#24 - The One Where Cem Doesn't Want To Be A Wuss

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 3, 2007

An accident is yet another obstacle on Lena’s bumpy road towards a happy ending with Cem.

star 7.23
190 votes
The One Where Costa Hits Lukas

#25 - The One Where Costa Hits Lukas

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired May 2, 2007

Yagmur finally learns the true identity of her secret admirer.

star 7.14
105 votes