Time Goes By (Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki)

Cover of Turkish Series Time Goes By

Currently, Turkish TV series are experiencing a boom as far as their television reach is concerned. Every day more and more people are looking for a story different from what they are used to seeing in the western audiovisual market.

And “Time Goes By” also known as “Storm of Passions” or in its original language as “Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki” is an exceptional series that departs from the classic standards to offer a very unconventional love story. This TV drama has been very popular among the Latin American public under the name “Tormenta de pasiones“.

If you are a follower of Turkish dramas, “Time Goes By” is a must-see. Here are all the details.

WATCH ALL FULL EPISODES: If you want to see all the complete episodes in English, we explain it at the end of the article.

Plot of the Turkish TV series “Time Goes By”

The Turkish drama Time Goes By tells the tragic love story centers on the Akarsu family in the year 1967. Ali is a family sailor father who, due to the very nature of his work spends much of his time outside.

On the other hand, there is Cemile, who waits at home watching her four children: Berrin, a law student at the prestigious Istanbul University, Aylin and Mete, both high school students, and her five-year-old son, Osman.

One day when Ali returns, his wife Cemile finds a letter revealing that he is having an affair with a foreigner named Caroline.

After learning this, Cemile stabs Caroline and is arrested. For her part, Caroline pressures Ali by claiming that she will get Cemile out of jail if he divorces her. In this way, misfortune will knock on the family’s door where all kinds of events will be unleashed.

Seasons and episodes

The whole story of Sea of loves or Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki is developed in a total of 120 episodes distributed in three seasons, which aired from September 14, 2010 to June 18, 2013.

The episodes are distributed as follows:

  • Season 1: 38 episodes
  • Season 2: 41 episodes
  • Season 3: 41 episodes


  • Ayça Bingöl as Cemile Akarsu
  • Erkan Petekkaya as Ali Akarsu
  • Aras Bulut İynemli as Mete Akarsu
  • Mete Horozoğlu as Soner.
  • Wilma Elles as Caroline
  • Yıldız Çağrı Atiksoy as Berrin Akarsu
  • Farah Zeynep Abdullah as Aylin Akarsu

A widely awarded soap opera

The story of the series in union with its incredible performances led this soap opera to be praised by critics to such an extent that it won all the Altın Kelebek Awards and Antalya Television Awards for which it was nominated in 2011.

In 2012 it managed to reap a similar triumph winning 4 out of 7 Antalya Television Awards.

Where to watch online this series in English

The official broadcasting channel of this drama is Kanal D. In addition, you can watch the series and all the full episodes in English on various online platforms such as the one shown below. Of course, the quality of the series may be far from the best, after all, it is always better to opt for original products.

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