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GenreSoap opera
Created by
  • Luc Beerten
  • Winnie Enghien
  • Jan Matterne Jr.
  • Paul Schellekens
Theme music composer
  • Bart Ketelaere
  • David Baeck
Country of originBelgium
Original languageDutch
No. of seasons26
No. of episodes5,050 (as of 25 June 2021)
Running time25 minutes
Audio formatStereo
Original release23 December 1995 (1995-12-23) –
External links

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 [nl], Merel De Vilder Robier [nl], Sally-Jane Van Horebeeck [nl], Annick Segal [nl], Monika Van Lierde [nl], Rik Andries and the late Donald Madder [nl].

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 5,000 episodes as of 16 April 2021.


Season 11[edit]

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.

Season 12[edit]

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.

Season 13[edit]

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.

Season 14[edit]

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.

Season 15[edit]

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.

Season 16[edit]

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.

Season 17[edit]

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.

Season 18[edit]

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.

Season 19[edit]

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.

Season 20[edit]

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.

Season 21[edit]

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.

Season 22[edit]

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.

Season 23[edit]

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.

Season 24[edit]

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.

Season 25[edit]

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.[1]

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.

Season 26[edit]

Tania reveals she was raped a long time ago and got pregnant. Her son Xander is now in search of his father and is in a rage when he hears about how he was impregnated. After a DNA-test reveals Walter De Decker was the rapist, Xander starts strangling Tania. Doctor Ann interferes and by killing him she saves Tania's life. The act is ruled as self-defense. As Marianne always knew about the rape, Ann moves abroad.

Frank and Simonne decide to move to an apartment and sell their house. Due to an issue with a fuse "De Kabouters" are hired to fix the electric cabin. Joren - who did the job - had to leave early so Frank finished the job. The house burns down due to a short circuit and Frank did not pay the invoice of the fire insurance.

Lowie starts dating the drug addicted Roxanne Goethals, sister of BOWIE’s most important customer. Lowie realizes he must end the relationship so he does. An upset Roxanne puts drugs in Lowie his cup of tea. Lowie ends up in hospital but survives. Mister Goethals thinks Lowie started with drugs so he decides to stop all business with BOWIE. Harry Peeters also stops his project, but as he convinced Louis to make some changes in the standard contract, he does not have to pay BOWIE at all. Roxanne is interrogated by the police. Afterwards she is found dead in a burned out car.

A charming man brings a visit to pub "Bar Madam" but steals money from the till so Angèle is temporary fired as she was responsible. Eddy runs into that man and they start a fight. Eddy gets a huge hit on his head and can't smell anything for a couple of months.

Totally unexpected Nina stands in front of Leo. She is with her child Yasmine on the run from Interpol as she is found guilty of a huge swindle. She claims she was framed by her mother. Things get more complicated when it turns out Peter impregnated Nina and he is aware of the fathership. This leads to a break between Peter and Femke.

Dieter concludes Jacques is involved in the murder of Jasper. Jacques finds out the police is shadowing him thus flees away. Reinhilde is also found dead and Dries is the heir according her will, making him rich.

Jacques holds Rosa and Waldek but is shot down by Dieter. He falls in the river and is assumed dead. However, he survived but the bullet is still in his body. He enters some house and forces the owner to call doctor Judith who comes over. Jacques kills the owner and holds Judith as a hostage. She is freed by Waldek and Tilly after Judith was able to send a text message. Once outside, they run into Jacques, but the police also arrives and Jacques is shot dead. In the season’s finale the viewer is informed Rosa is abducted by Jacques and hold somewhere else. Leo and Marianne marry.

Season 27[edit]

On his wedding day Leo gets a stroke and dies. The police starts an investigation after the missing Rosa but it is Waldek who finds her in Jacques his car.

Current cast[edit]

Actor Character Years Episodes
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
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
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
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
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
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
Stan Van Samang Harry Peeters 2020-ongoing 4923-ongoing
Sofia Zaifri Zihame Amrani 2021-ongoing 4937-ongoing
Amara Reta Nora Amrani 2021-ongoing 4943-ongoing
Elias Bosmans Jef Van Hout 4980-ongoing
Daisy Van Praet Nina Oostvooghels nr. 2 2021-ongoing 4980-ongoing
Amber Metdepenningen Yasmine Oostvoghels 2021-ongoing 4980-ongoing
Reynout Dekimpe Kobe Baert nr. 2 2021 - ongoing 5055 - ongoing

Former main cast[edit]

The list is limited to characters which appeared in the opening credits.

Actor Character Year(s) Reason departure Episodes
Sid Van Oerle Kobe Baert 2016-2021 Replaced by actor Reynout Dekimpe 4109-5054
Elise Roels Emma Van Damme 2012-2014, 2015-2019, 2020-2021 Left to Peru with her boyfriend 3266-3650, 3744-4675, 4758 - 5050
Walter Moeremans † Leo Vertongen 2008-2021 Died on his wedding day due to a stroke 2330-5041
Peter Van De Velde Jacques Pieters 2018, 2019-ongoing Shot down by police after he killed some people and currently holding Rosa and Waldek under shot. 4387-4479, 4548-5040
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
Braam Verreth 2009-2011 Replaced by actor Jef Hoogmartens 2611-3000
Lotte Vannieuwenborg 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 Fled 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

Family trees[edit]

Bomans family tree

  • Florke Rousseau (deceased 2003) married Stafke Bomans (deceased), married Roger Van De Wiele (deceased 2002) (1999–2002, his death)
    • Frank Bomans
      • Bianca Bomans (born CIR 1976) out of marriage with Jenny Verbeeck (?–1996, divorced due to his affair with Simonne)
      • Peggy Verbeeck (born CIR 1976) out of an affair with Rosa Verbeeck
      • Franky Bomans (born 1998) out of marriage with Simonne Backx (m.1999–2007, separated in 2006, signed divorce papers on 1 June 2007) but remarried her.
    • Luc Bomans
      • Unborn child from rape of Simonne Backx
      • Lowie Bomans (born 2003) from marriage with Leontien Vercammen (m.2001 onwards, separated 2003–2005, 2007 onwards after his affair with Marie Van Goethem). Leontien ran away abroad and took Lowie with her.

Bastiaens family tree

    • Marianne Bastiaens and Walter De Decker (m. ? – 1997, his death, separated 1990–1995). She remarried with Geert Smeekens, the father of Sandrine Verbeelen.
      • Ann De Decker dating Sandrine Verbeelen (2007) who died of an intracranial hemorrhage. Ann started a new relation with Mayra (2011). Ann adopted the baby of Peggy and called her Sandrine.
      • Tom De Decker who is together with Peggy.
    • Charles Bastiaens married ? (separated)
      • Sara Bastiaens
      • Frederique Bastiaens
    • Claire Bastiaens
    • Carlos Bastiaens
    • ? Bastiaens
      • Eric Bastiaens
        • Michaël Bastiaens (son from Eric Bastiaens' first marriage)
        • Sam Bastiaens (born CIR 1984) from marriage to Martine Lefever (m.?–2005, remarried 2007–)
        • Sofie Bastiaens (born CIR 1986) with Martine Lefever


Staf BomansFlorke Bomans
Frank BomansJenny VerbeeckRosa VerbeeckLuc BomansLeontien Vercammen
Mo FawziBianca BomansLowie Bomans
Robin Bomans
Peggy VerbeeckTom De Decker
Simonne BackxSandrine De Decker
Kaat Bomans

Bastiaens/De Decker[edit]

Emma RaeymaeckersGeert SmeekensMarianne BastiaensWalter De DeckerCharles BastiaensMarijkeClaire Bastiaens??
Sandrine VerbeelenMartine LefeverEric Bastiaens?
Bianca BomansTom De DeckerPeggy VerbeeckAnn De DeckerSara BastiaensFrederique BastiaensMichael Bastiaens
Robin BomansSandrine De DeckerSam BastiaensSofie 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]


  1. ^ de ruyck, jo (14 April 2020). "Nog voor een halfjaar scenario's maar bij thuis en familie hebben ze geen idee hoe het verder moet" [Still scenarios for half a year but "Thuis" and "Famlie" do not have an idea how to continue] (in Dutch). Retrieved 27 April 2020.

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