I've been curious about Kerem Bursin for some time--since he spent many of his growing up years in Texas. Sen Cal Kapimi has been my first exposure to Kerem Bursin's acting, and I've been quite impressed!
So whether you want to rewatch your favorite Sen Cal Kapimi scenes or skim the series, this episode guide is for you! But beware-- it is FULL of Sen Cal Kapimi spoilers!
-Lead actors: Kerem Bursin | Hande Ercel
-Number of episodes: Series still in progress
-Where to watch Sen Cal Kapimi full episodes with English subtitles: Turkflick.com.
-English title of Sen Cal Kapimi: You Knock on My Door
•Romantic scenes in pink.
•Touching, poignant, great acting, etc. scenes in green.
•Other important scenes bolded.
Sen Cal Kapimi English Episode Guide
-Meet Eda, humble florist because a “handsome, but ruthless man” cancelled her scholarship.
-Meet Serkan, powerful, rich businessman.
-7:10 Serkan's employees snap to it when they hear he's coming.
-Meet Melo, Eda's best friend.
-Teacher to Eda: “Pay for what you owe from last year and you can come back to school in the fall.”
-Serkan speaks in an auditorium, Eda interrupts.
-Eda keys Serkan's car, then handcuff's herself to him.
-Handcuffed in a restaurant, Eda convinces a man to sell his property to Serkan.
-Serkan to Eda in his office: “I can give you the scholarship back.” “I don't want anything from you!”
-1:36:00 Eda is Serkan's hostess on his private plane.
-On the beach, Serkan tells his ex and her fiancee: “This is my fiance' named...uh... 'strawberry.'”
-1:52:00 Serkan to Eda on the beach: “Pretend to be my girlfriend for 2 months and I'll pay your school fees.”
-Cenk Eda's 'boyfriend' to her: “I'm leaving.”
End: Serkan speaking at a press conference, Eda walks up and kisses him.
-Opens with Eda kissing Serkan at the press conference.
-Serkan pulls the car over: "I can't keep explaining you to the press. You'll have to be my fiance.”
-Serkan to Eda in his office at night: “These are the articles of our fake engagement. Number one...”
-Eda to her aunt: “I'm engaged... And I got a new job, so I won't be working at the flower shop.”
-Eda to her friends: “I'm engaged to Serkan!” He drives up. Girls: “Let us meet him!” He drives away with Eda.
-Eda to Serkan's mother: “Don't worry, it's just a fake engagement so he can win Selim back.”
-Serkan to employees: “Eda will be my assistant.”
-Serkan to Kaan at bar: “I won't build the hotel for you.” Kaan: “I'll sink you.”
-Eda buys an engagement ring-- a small one.
-Eda has car trouble and Kaan helps her.
-Serkan to client in front of Eda: “Come to our engagement party tomorrow night.”
-Serkan takes Eda to fancy jewelry store and choose a flower engagement ring for her.
-1:30:00 Serkan and Eda meet Selim and her fiance' at restaurant. Eda makes up stories about her and Serkan.
-1:58:00 Eda shows Serkan the terrace at her house and looks like she's warming up to him...
-The team works at Serkan's house to finish the hotel proposal.
-End: Eda to Serkan before engagement party: “I need help zipping up my dress.” “Will you give me permission to touch you?
-Opens with Serkan zipping her dress.
-22:00 Serkan puts a diamond necklace around Eda's neck.
-33:00 Serkan and Eda dance at their engagement party.
-37:30 Serkan kisses Eda after they exchange engagement rings.
-1:17:00 Eda to Serkan on his work balcony: “Why are you being so rude to me?” “You're too close!”
-1:21:00 Kaan flatters Melo in perfume store. Melo immediately dreams of a romantic wedding, etc. FUNNY
-1:34:30 Serkan's mom to his dad: “I want you to be a real father to Serkan.”
-Eda to Serkan taking walk with dog: “I get it. I told you not to touch me physically, you don't want me to touch your soul.”
-Melo fired from perfume store.
-Serkan lets Kaan win the tender auction intentionally to bankrupt him.
-END: Eda gets phone call and faints in Serkan's arms.
-Opens with Serkan on the phone talking to a doctor about Eda asleep in the chair. Eda: “I'd rather smash my head on the floor than thank you.”
-Selin: “This is the Serkan I dreamed of. And now he's saying those things to another woman.”
-Eda to her aunt: “...No! We won't ask grandma for school money!”
-Selin to her fiance, Ferit: “How about you come work at my office with me?”
-31:00 Eda calls Serkan at home: “I sent you some music. Now get lemon water. Take a breath. Feel better?” Romance brewing...
-40:00 Eda takes swimming lessons and baits Serkan to make him jealous.
-Seran's friend Engin to Eda's friend Ceren while walking: “Are you trying to get info from me?”
-1:18:00 Eda does 4 landscape drawing for Serkan—hear tears them up. On #5: “You're very talented, Eda.” She hugs him. Sweet
-Serkan tags along with Eda as she buys fruit and vegetables at the local bazaar.
-Eda's friends move her things into Serkan's place.
-1:39:00 Melo meets Kaan at a cafe.
- End: Eda and Serkan cook together; Eda 'falls' into the pool to keep Serkan from going to a meeting; Selin comes to dinner: "Is this an engagement contract?"
*Enjoy an essay about the writers, characters, and themes of Sen Cal Kapimi on mh Musing's blog here.
-Opens with Selim seeing the engagement contract. She only sees a piece of it, and her boyfriend Ferit sees it as something endearing.
-The team goes to Antakya for business meeting.
-Serkan on phone to his father: “I won't have Ferit as a consultant. He's close friends with Kaan.”
-Serkan orders a bunch of clothes for Eda from a 'sponsor.' She has fun trying them all on.
-Ferit to Selim: “If you really love me, you need to show it. Cause it looks like you are jealous of Eda.”
-31:30 Eda to Serkan: “You never do anything without planning, do you.” “Nope. And you never plan anything.” “Nope. I do as my soul pleases.” Good summary of the contrast in their characters.
-Kaan takes Melo to a restaurant and flatters her with a bottle of perfume.
-35:00 Serkan and Eda swim in the sea.
-Serkan's client and his wife refuse to sign the contract.
-Serkan chides Eda for being so friendly, but she befriends client's wife.
-1:20:12 Serkan takes Eda to Apollo's temple and they watch shooting stars.
-1:30:00 Serkan takes Eda swimming at a waterfall. Romantic scene, beautiful cinematography!
-1:55:40/End: Eda braces to face the press, and Serkan grabs her by the hand and whisks her off on a yacht.
Opens with Eda about to face paparazzi, and Serkan whisks her up and they ride into the sunset on a yacht.
-Eda walks into office: “Where's Serkan?” “He always takes this day off. Only Selin knows why.”
-Alptiken to Selin at Holding co: “Here's your new assistant—meet Melek (Melo).”
-26:00 Selin to Ferit: “You told Kaan about the engagement letter? He's the one who told the press!”
-46:30 Eda to Selin: “Why does Serkan take this day off.” “Serkan only confides in certain people.”'
-Eda gathers a crew and goes to work on the house so Mr. Fikret can get a singer at his wife's party.
-Serkan to Mr. Fikret: “Eda shouldn't have taken the job.” “At least she tried.”
-Singer's agent to Eda: “I doesn't look like you will finish in time...”
-1:17:25 Serkan to Eda at the house: “You can't be spontaneous in business. Did you learn your lesson?” “Yes.” “Ok. I brought help. Let's do it.”
-1:30:00 Eda to Serkan: “Why do you take Aug 19 off?” “I had a brother... I play guitar on this day.”
-1:33:30 Serkan and Eda fall asleep on the house sofa. Serkan has sweet flashbacks. Then his watch beeps cause his heart rate is high. (funny!)
-Singer comes to house: “It's not exactly what I asked for. No concert.” Ada: “You're selfish....”
-1:58:00 After massaging away a headache, Eda leads Aytan outside the gates for the first time.
-2:07:50/End Eda convinces Serkan to play guitar for her. Afterwards, they embrace. A silent confirmation that he can trust his inner secrets with her. [Selin watches from a distance.]
-Opens with Serkan playing the guitar, then they embrace outside. His expression reveals how much he longs for emotional intimacy, yet is pained that he's vulnerable and that Eda threatens his armor.
-Dropping her off at home, Serkan gives Eda the guitar pick. “What a unique person you are. You appreciate a piece of plastic more than a diamond necklace. … It's unbelievable how many secrets I'm sharing with a woman I just met.”
-9:00 Eda's aunt to Eda when she hangs up the guitar pick: “Eda, you realize you're falling in love.”
-Serkan's mom by the pool to him: “Happy Birthday tomorrow!”
-Fifi helps Eda with patent details.
-41:00 Eda to Ceren: “It's a fake engagement....”
-45:40 Melo tells Kaan why she lives with Eda: “When my parents moved, they left me in her care.”
-Kaan finds the patent request in Eda's house, photographs it.
-Eda to Selin: “Shall I make you a dinner reservation with Serkan at 8:00?”
-1:11:00 Eda to Serkan: “Selin is in love with you. All you need to do is turn on your romanticism and you'll have her.”
-Serkan at dinner with Selin: “Ferit and Kaan are good friends. ... I want your shares of the holding.”
-1:30:00 Eda gives Serkan a cupcake and gift. He's very moved.
-Eda has car trouble and Serkan picks her up. “I'm trying to control you because your control is zero! Where the wind blows, there you go.”
-1:46:40 Eda to Serkan on cliff by the sea: “Since the first day I met you, I've been undertaking something I can't handle. Including the engagement.” ** Sad, you can feel their attraction even though they are sad words.
-Ayfer, Eda's aunt, gets Melo to tell about Kaan by charming/mesmerizing her making a cake.
-End: Kaan sends the photo of 'his' chandelier. Serkan to Eda. “You showed him our design! Get out!”
-Opens with Serkan to Eda: “You leaked the design to Kaan.... Go!”
-Engin blasts Serkan: “I don't think for a second Eda is guilty. Neither do you. Get a grip!”
-Serkan's mother to Serkan: “You've let her into your life and are taking your pain out on her.”
-Serkan looks at the 'mood mug' Eda gave him and ponders things. (Lovely background music)
-31:30 Eda goes to return ring to Serkan: “Keep it. Let me find a solution.” Beautiful scene, you can feel the emotion between them!
-1:09:25 Serkan showers to wash his hair with Head and Shoulders shampoo. (Clearly an ad for the shampoo) Eda leans on the door and falls into his arms.
-1:11:42 Eda to Serkan: “Not everything is logical. If it was, then my heart—”
-Ferit to Selin in her office: “I'm not coming home today. I'll stay at a hotel and think things over.”
-After Kaan comes to dinner- Eda's aunt to Melo: “My intuition tells me this guy is a fake.”
-After Eda and Ferit overhear Serkan talking to Selin while brushing a horse. Ferit: “...I leaked the engagement contract to Kaan.”
-1:59:00 Serkan and Sirius encounters Eda walking. Serkan wants to make excuses to have her stay but can't say it. His expressions say it all. Great acting.
-Eda, Fifi, and Melo: “It was Kaan who stole the patent design!'
-2:04:00 Serkan to Seyfi getting in his car: “Have you seen Eda.” “No, but do you know what I see? A lonely man.” Funny!
-Alptekin in Serkan's office: “That girl is changing all of us. You have good instincts. Apply it to her.”
-Ceren creates an opportunity for Engin to go on a date to an opening with Piril.
-Serkan to Eda at flower shop: “Your work was a masterpiece.” “I'll finish and leave—and throw the evidence of my innocence in your face!”
-Fifi and Melo sedate Kaan, take his phone, and email the photos. FUNNY!
-2:25:38 Kerem speaking English!!
-End: Eda hands Serkan the evidence that Kaan was the patent thief. Serkan: “I don't need the evidence. I believe you. ...It has nothing to do with you. It's me.” Ah! It took so much courage for him to admit that. Great scene!
*Good episode with some great scenes and excellent acting.
In depth analysis and review of Sen Cal Kapimi episode 8 here.
-Opening: Eda presenting Serkan the evidence; his confession. She gives the ring back and walks out.
-32:00 Serkan finds Eda at garden, handcuffs her to him, and takes her to a house in the country.
-41:00 Eda to Serkan taking a walk in handcuffs: “To bring hope to others, you have to do what flowers do-- stand up straight, aim for the light. If there's light in you, there's always hope.” “Hmm. That means there's hope for us.” :)
-50:30 Serkan chopping wood.
-Sitting in front of the fire, Eda: “I'm leaving!” Serkan follows her out in the rain and pulls her to himself.
-1:01:24 Serkan comes back, Eda sprays him with pepper spray. Funny!!
-The girls go fishing; the guys play pool.
-Seyfi shows Serkan footage of Eda leading his mom outside the estate gates. Serkan tears up.
-1:23:35 Serkan puts his feet in the pool next to his mom. “Shall we try to go outside the gate? … I'm with you, mom.. Don't you think it's time to talk about my brother? … Things are changing around us.” Very moving!
-1:29:55 Serkan calls Eda with tears in his eyes: “Can I pick you up tomorrow on our last day?"
-1:47:30 Engin to Piril: “Will you have dinner with me?”
-1:52:00 Ceren to Engin after lighting candles on his dinner table: “Candles make it romantic...” He's suddenly mesmerized by her.
-Eda to Serkan when he drops her at home for the last time: “You couldn't even say, 'Eda, I'm sorry. I made a mistake.'”
-Engin to Serkan: “You need to apologize to Eda in person—not in a letter.”
-Serkan puts together a terrarium for Eda with a note: “Fairy girl, can you forgive me?”
-Eda in Serkan's office. Serkan: “You'll stay? You promise?” “Promise.”
End: Selin and Ferit come in: “We've made a decision. We're getting married. In a week.”
-Opens with Eda in Serkan's office, him giving her the ring back. Their sweet moment is interrupted by Selin and Ferit's, “We're getting married next week.”
-Flashback: Selin to Ferit sitting outside: “If the greatest man wants to marry me, then I agree.”
-9:40 “You want Selin to come back to you, but you can't say it. It's not that hard to tell a woman you want her.” Heartbreaking! You can really feel the chemistry between them!
-Eda to Aydan (Serkan's mom): “Yes. I'll come hold your hand any time you want.”
-Aydan gives Eda a fashion makeover.
-23:00 Serkan in his father's office: “I want Selin off the board. Ferit is Kaan's best friend.”
-27:20 Ceren to Engin: “Serkan is so good at playing the fiance. … Ask him about it!”
-Eda to Selin in Selin's office with Serkan standing there: “I signed a pre-nup too. Didn't Serkan tell you we're getting married too?”
-50:30 Aydan to Selin, who's come for wedding dress fitting: “You are for Serkan, Serkan for you.”
-52:00 Alptiken to Serkan on dock overlooking water: “I think you should reconsider Ferit.”
-Eda to Selin trying on wedding dresses: “Sometimes I think Serkan proposed to me to spite you.”
-1:01:00 Serkan to Eda wearing the pink fru-fru dress: “Breathtaking.”
-Melo to the gang at the table: “Eda and Serkan are getting married!”
-Serkan to Engin on Serkan's porch: “Ok, it's a fake engagement.” “...For once in your life, Serkan, listen to your heart!”
-Serkan humiliates Ferit in meeting: “There is no way we can accept that contract.”
-Selin to Ferit: “Sorry, you have to sign this pre-nup. … I bought Kaan's company to keep him quiet!”
-Alptekin brings Aydan flowers but sees her with the actor/pottery teacher.
-1:49:30 Eda to Serkan sitting on picnic bench at mountain cottage: “...That's how my parents died.” He hugs her
-End: Selin to Serkan: “If there's any chance for us, I'll leave Ferit tomorrow. Eda overhears.
Opens with Selin to Serkan: “I'll leave Ferit if there's a chance for us.” A moment later, Serkan takes Eda's hand and she kisses his cheek.
-7:18 Eda to Serkan in the car: “I'll dedicate the next song that comes on to you.” Song describes them.
-Engin to Serkan at a pool table: “...It's called love, bro. One day you'll tell her how you feel.”
-Eda gets sentimental with Serkan's guitar pick, he gets sentimental with the photo of them.
-32:00 Serkan picks up Eda. When he sees her, his watch starts beeping for fast heartbeat. Funny!
-Eda's aunt find the contract between Eda and Serkan.
-43:00 Serkan takes Eda to a house: “A doctor fell in love with a patient and planted roses to see her.”
-45:42 Eda to Serkan in house's bedroom: “Why did you pick me up today?” “To see you.... Relationship doesn't have to end” He hugs her on the balcony. Touching, beautiful scene!!
-59:30 Eda to Serkan just before she walks out of his office foyer: “If you want someone in your life, you don't offer them a job, you say, 'don't go.'”
-1:28:00 Aydan to Melo and Fifi: “It was all fake between Eda and Serkan!”
-1:36:30 Sick and asleep Serkan to Eda: “Let me go with you.”
-Alptekin to Aydan: “Can I sleep in here tonight?”
-Aydan to Eda: “Serkan needs someone who can understand him--Selin.”
-1:47:30 Aydan to Eda when Eda tries to give her engagement ring back: “Keep it—so Serkan won't be reminded of you every time he sees it.”
-2:03:00 Eda to Selin: “The engagement was fake. Serkan really wants you.”
-2:10:00 Serkan to his father: “Two weeks after my brother died, you sent me to boarding school. I learned not to trust anyone but myself.”
-2:11:00 Serkan calls Eda: “...Don't make me say goodbye, Eda.” Ah! So moving! Gave me chills.
-2:19:16 Serkan pulls Eda's taxi over. “Don't go. I've fallen madly in love with you.” Big kiss
*Wow! What an episode! Lots of romantic moments and great Serkan/Eda chemistry
-Opens with Serkan to Eda seaside: “Don't go. I've fallen madly in love with you. <kiss> …. “Well, you didn't slap me. How do you feel about me?” “You say what you want in a crisis and expect me to answer immediately. All in good time.” Romantic, and a great line from Eda!
-12:00 Eda to Sekan in car: “So how do you feel about Selin?” “Since you've been here, there's only you.” cute and sweet!
-23:30 Miffed Ferit to Selin: “Do you really want to marry me?” Selin: “I'm not leaving you.”
-34:00 Serkan and Eda walk. Serkan tells her history of old mansion, then have coffee at cafe.
-49:00 Erdem spills beans to office people: “Serkan's engagement to Eda was fake.”
-51:45 Serkan and Eda have a romantic breakfast.
-55:30 Alpekin to man: “Because of you, the wall collapsed and 2 people died.”
-Serkan to Eda: “You have to tell me how you feel.” Eda teasing: “I hate you.”
-Alptekin to Ferit: “Serkan's fake engagement contract...” “Fake engagement???”
-1:08:10 Serkan and Eda share a romantic moment and Erdem looks on. ...But it's a dream
1:14:00 At his office, Serkan to Eda's aunt after Eda falls asleep from stress: “I will never hurt Eda.”
-Ceren to Piril: “Engin is in love with you.”
-1:39:10 Serkan teases Eda: “If you don't come tonight, I'll tell your aunt...”
-Serkan to Selin on his office patio: “I wanted to come to you, it was logical, but...” “But you're in love with Eda, aren't you?” Ferit hears them, has a panic attack, and Ceren comes to the rescue.
-1:52:40 Engin decorates his office and has dinner with Piril. Piril: “Let's talk-like adults....” She kisses him.
-1:56:18, 2:00:50 Serkan to Eda having a romantic evening at his house: “I'm madly in love with you.” “The feelings are mutual.” He gifts her a star. Kiss
-Alptekin writes a fat check to Kadir (guy who was responsible for Eda's parents' deaths).
-Shocked Alptekin to Aydan: “That child was Eda!” Aydan: “Is she with Serkan to take revenge?”
-Eda's aunt on phone with her mother: “How could you play with Eda and rescind her scholarship? … Eda rescheduled?”
-2:22:30 Ferit leaves Selin at wedding table: “I can't marry a woman who's in love with another man.”
*Great episode with lots of swoon-worthy romance.
I'll try to keep this updated as I watch Sen Cal Kapimi.
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-Full analysis and reviews of each episode of Sen Cal Kapimi on Mh Musings blog here.
-For more about Kerem Bursin in English, his first Under Armour commercial, and how he got started acting, check out this post on North America Turkish Entertainment Network.
-Get to know Kerem in this great interview. (There's a table of contents in the description as well.)