Family (1991)

  • Genre: Soap
  • Creator: Herman Verbaet
  • First Air Date: 1991-12-30
  • Last Air Date: 2022-12-08
  • Total Seasons: 32
  • Total Episodes: 7128
  • Status: Returning Series
  • Episode Runtime: 25 min.
  • Production Company: Studio-A
  • Production Country: Belgium
  • Networks: vtm
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Famile is a Flemish television series, which is broadcast on VTM since December 30th, 1991. It's the longest running Belgian soap opera. The storylines take place mostly in and around the city of Mechelen, where the family Van Den Bossche longstanding operates its family business. The soap has a diverse cast where Jef De Smedt, Jacky Lafon and Annie Geeraerts all continuous part of it since the very beginning. Several times the series was subjected to a thorough facelift in order to stay fresh and innovative. Often thereby also young actors added to the series, without touching the base. Familie is from Monday to Friday to see about 19:45 on VTM, except from late June to late August.


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Family Seasons

Season 0

First Air Date: 2015-06-26
269 Episodes

Season 1

First Air Date: 1991-12-30
110 Episodes

Season 2

First Air Date: 1992-08-31
180 Episodes

Season 3

First Air Date: 1993-08-30
217 Episodes

Season 4

First Air Date: 1994-09-05
228 Episodes

Season 5

First Air Date: 1995-08-28
240 Episodes

Season 6

First Air Date: 1996-09-02
233 Episodes

Season 7

First Air Date: 1997-09-01
234 Episodes

Season 8

First Air Date: 1998-08-31
234 Episodes

Season 9

First Air Date: 1999-08-30
242 Episodes

Season 10

First Air Date: 2000-08-28
263 Episodes

Season 11

First Air Date: 2001-09-03
240 Episodes

Season 12

First Air Date: 2002-09-02
215 Episodes

Season 13

First Air Date: 2003-09-01
216 Episodes

Season 14

First Air Date: 2004-08-30
260 Episodes

Season 15

First Air Date: 2005-08-29
263 Episodes

Season 16

First Air Date: 2006-09-04
257 Episodes

Season 17

First Air Date: 2007-09-03
257 Episodes

Season 18

First Air Date: 2008-09-01
257 Episodes

Season 19

First Air Date: 2009-08-31
257 Episodes

Season 20

First Air Date: 2010-08-30
257 Episodes

Season 21

First Air Date: 2011-08-22
225 Episodes

Season 22

First Air Date: 2012-08-27
220 Episodes

Season 23

First Air Date: 2013-08-26
220 Episodes

Season 24

First Air Date: 2014-08-25
220 Episodes

Season 25

First Air Date: 2015-08-24
223 Episodes

Season 26

First Air Date: 2016-08-29
220 Episodes

Season 27

First Air Date: 2017-08-28
220 Episodes

Season 28

First Air Date: 2018-08-27
220 Episodes

Season 29

First Air Date: 2019-08-26
175 Episodes

Season 30

First Air Date: 2020-08-24
220 Episodes

Season 31

First Air Date: 2021-08-23
220 Episodes

Season 32

First Air Date: 2022-08-29
85 Episodes

Family Episodes

Title Air Date Duration
Season 1Episode 1Pilot (a.k.a. The Best Years)60 min
Season 1Episode 2Monday is Forever60 min
Season 1Episode 3A Special Kind of Loving60 min
Season 1Episode 4A Right and Proper Goodbye60 min
Season 1Episode 5Thursday's Child60 min
Season 1Episode 6Point of Departure60 min
Season 2Episode 1Coming Apart60 min
Season 2Episode 2Such Sweet Sorrow60 min
Season 2Episode 3Home Movie60 min
Season 2Episode 4Coming of Age60 min
Season 2Episode 5Jury Duty (1)60 min
Season 2Episode 6Jury Duty (2)60 min
Season 2Episode 7The Cradle Will Fall60 min
Season 2Episode 8Skeleton in the Closet60 min
Season 2Episode 9On the First Day of Christmas (a.k.a. The Christmas Story)60 min
Season 2Episode 10Rites of Friendship60 min
Season 2Episode 11An Eye to the Future60 min
Season 2Episode 12Lovers and Strangers60 min
Season 2Episode 13Return Engagement60 min
Season 2Episode 14Mirror, Mirror on the Wall . . .60 min
Season 2Episode 15Someone's Watching60 min
Season 2Episode 16A Safe House60 min
Season 2Episode 17Best Friends60 min
Season 2Episode 18Taking Chances (1)60 min
Season 2Episode 19Taking Chances (2)60 min
Season 2Episode 20Comings and Goings60 min
Season 2Episode 21. . . More Things in Heaven and Earth60 min
Season 2Episode 22An Endangered Species60 min
Season 3Episode 1Acts of Love (1)60 min
Season 3Episode 2Acts of Love (2)60 min
Season 3Episode 3The First Time60 min
Season 3Episode 4Change of Heart60 min
Season 3Episode 5Annie Laurie60 min
Season 3Episode 6We Love You, Miss Jessup60 min
Season 3Episode 7The Little Brother60 min
Season 3Episode 8Childhood's End60 min
Season 3Episode 9A Tale Out of Season60 min
Season 3Episode 10Labors of Love60 min
Season 3Episode 11A Child is Given60 min
Season 3Episode 12More Than Friends60 min
Season 3Episode 13Princess in the Tower60 min
Season 3Episode 14Echoes of Love60 min
Season 3Episode 15See Saw60 min
Season 3Episode 16Lifeline60 min
Season 3Episode 17. . . And Baby Makes Three60 min
Season 3Episode 18Crossing Over60 min
Season 3Episode 19The Covenant60 min
Season 3Episode 20A Friend of the Family's60 min
Season 3Episode 21Fear of Shadows60 min
Season 3Episode 22Sleeping Gypsy60 min
Season 3Episode 23Counterpoint60 min
Season 4Episode 1Starting Over60 min
Season 4Episode 2All for Love60 min
Season 4Episode 3Changes60 min
Season 4Episode 4Magic60 min
Season 4Episode 5Just Friends60 min
Season 4Episode 6Generations60 min
Season 4Episode 7Expectations60 min
Season 4Episode 8Gifts60 min
Season 4Episode 9The Friend's Affair60 min
Season 4Episode 10Exits and Entrances60 min
Season 4Episode 11Moment of Truth60 min
Season 4Episode 12Malicious Mischief60 min
Season 4Episode 13Sleeping Over60 min
Season 4Episode 14Disco Queen60 min
Season 4Episode 15The Athlete60 min
Season 4Episode 16The Competition60 min
Season 4Episode 17Ballerina60 min
Season 4Episode 18Diversions60 min
Season 4Episode 19An Apple for the Teacher60 min
Season 4Episode 20Prelude60 min
Season 4Episode 21Going Straight60 min
Season 4Episode 22From Russia with Love60 min
Season 5Episode 1Thanksgiving60 min
Season 5Episode 2'Tis the Season60 min
Season 5Episode 3Jack of Hearts60 min
Season 5Episode 4When the Bough Breaks60 min
Season 5Episode 5Hard Times60 min
Season 5Episode 6Whispers60 min
Season 5Episode 7Play on Love60 min
Season 5Episode 8Daylight Serenade60 min
Season 5Episode 9Such a Fine Line60 min
Season 5Episode 10The Ties That Bind60 min
Season 5Episode 11Just Like Old Times60 min
Season 5Episode 12Smarts60 min
Season 5Episode 13Letting Go60 min
  • Annie Geeraerts

    as Anna Dierckx
  • Ray Verhaeghe

    as Albert Thielens
  • Jef De Smedt

    as Jan Van den Bossche
  • Karen Damen

    as Vanessa Mariën
  • Aaron Blommaert

    as Raven Rodeyns
  • Charlotte Sieben

    as Louise Van den Bossche
  • Caroline Maes

    as Mieke Van den Bossche
  • Roel Vanderstukken

    as Benny Coppens
  • Jaak Van Assche

    as Alfons Coppens
  • Margot Hallemans

    as Hannah Van den Bossche
  • Peter Bulckaen

    as Mathias Moelaert
  • Kürt Rogiers

    as Lars De Wulf
  • Sandrine André

    as Veronique Van den Bossche
  • Janine Bischops

    as Brigitte De Wulf
  • Jan Van Den Bosch

    as Zjef De Mulder
  • Werner De Smedt

    as Rudi Verbiest
  • Maxime De Winne

    as Quinten Godderis
  • Jo Hens

    as Niko Schuurmans
  • Maarten Cop

    as Jelle Van den Bossche
  • Yanni Bourguignon

    as Cédric Moelaert
  • Alix Konadu

    as Kato Vermeersch
  • Senne Meynendonckx

    as Ilja El Moussaoui
  • Jools Jatta Janssens

    as Jamila El Moussaoui
  • Amine Boujouh

    as Brahim El Moussaoui
  • Jelle Palmaerts

    as Emiel
  • Belinda Voorspoels

    as Samira Jibrell