Umutsuz Ev Kadınları is Turkish version of Desperate Housewives . The first release date was 2 October, 2011. Final episode released on 19 June, 2014.
Handan had a wonderful life, but one day she committed suicide. After her death, her friends discovered a blackmail note in her wardrobe reading: "İşlediğin Günahı biliyorum, Herkese anlatacağım" (I know your sin, I will tell everyone). The housewives decided to investigate, little did they know that their lives are about to get far more complicated.
|played by||Character||Original character|
|Songül Öden||Yasemin Anday||Susan Mayer|
|Bennu Yıldırımlar||Nermin Acar||Bree Van de Kamp|
|Evrim Solmaz||Zeliş Taşdelen||Gabrielle Solis (1-80)|
|Deniz Uğur||Gülşah Taşdelen||Gabrielle Solis (80-154)|
|Ceyda Düvenci||Elif Uzun||Lynette Scavo|
|Özge Özder||Emel Soylu (Bingöl)||Edie Britt-Renee Perry|
|Tülay Günal||Suzan||Katherine Mayfair|
|Serhat Tutumluer||Sinan Kalyoncu||Mike Delfino|
|Cenk Ertan||Kudret Taşdelen||Carlos Solis|
|Levent Can||Altay Acar||Orson Hodge|
|Devrim Özder Akın||Ömer Uzun||Tom Scavo|
|Metin Büktel||Cemil Günsu||Paul Young|
|Melda Arat||Handan Günsu||Mary Alice Young|
|Erdal Bilginer||Behçet Kılıç||Rex Van de Kamp|
|İncilay Şahin||Sevim Dönmez||Martha Huber|
|Şenay Aksoy||Suna||Felicia Tilman|
|İlker Kurt||Kenan Ekinci||Karl Mayer- Ian Hainsworth|
|Seval Gökçe||Macide||Karen McCluskey|
|Hakan Eratik||Sarp||Ben Faulkner|
|Country||Channel||Season Premiere||Publication name|
|Turkey||Kanal D / Fox||October 2, 2011||Umutsuz Ev Kadınları|
|Northern Cyprus||Kanal D / Fox||October 2, 2011||Umutsuz Ev Kadınları|
|United Arab Emirates||MBC||Januray 13, 2012||نساء حائرات|
|Saudi Arabia||MBC||Januray 13, 2012||نساء حائرات|
|Egypt||MBC||Januray 13, 2012||نساء حائرات|
|Bahrain||MBC||Januray 13, 2012||نساء حائرات|
|Jordan||MBC||Januray 13, 2012||نساء حائرات|
|Macedonia||Channel 5||April 28, 2012||Очајни домаќинки|
|Bulgaria||NTV||June 4, 2012||Другите отчаяни съпруги|
|Albania||TV Klan||September 2012||Shtepiake Te Deshperuara|
|Serbia||Prava Sırp TV||Januray 20, 2014||Domaćice sa Bosfora|
|Montenegro||Prava TV||February 2014||Domaćice sa Bosfora|
|Greece||Star Chennel||Januray 14, 2014||Γυναίκες σε απόγνωση|
Umutsuz Ev Kadınları have 154 episodes and 3 seasons.
Differences from desperate housewives
- Bolen family was not on the Umutsuz Ev Kadınları.Only Angie was mentioned once without giving a name as the wife of Nick Bolen (Cem) when Julie was strangled.
- Nick also did not appear much in Umutsuz Ev Kadınları,he just appeared in few episodes.
- Julie was not pregnant.
- Susan did not had sex with Karl when he was Edie's fiancee.Karl came drunk to Susan's house and passed out.So she had to let him stay in her house.
- Susan's house wasn't insured when it was set on fire by Edie.Mike rebuilt her house.
- Susan did not kill anybody when she burned Edie's house by dropping the candles accidentally.Because there was only Edie in the house.
- Susan's kitchen did not blew up,but windows of her house shattered by Zach.
- None of the characters had a detached house except Mary Alice,Edie and Gabrielle.The others lived in apartment blocks in the street.
- Andrew was not gay.
- Felicia (Suna) did not deceive police by placing fake evidences in Paul's house.
- Susan did not move in the 6th season.Paul did not become Susan's tenant,he moved in another house in the street.
- Felicia (Suna) arrested again because of her attack to Paul (Cemil)
- Eddie just existed as a minor character,he just appeared a few times in Umutsuz Ev Kadınları.
- Katherine was not lesbian.
- Bree and George did not go steady.
- Bree never became an alcoholic.
- Gabrielle didn't like John , didn't have sex with him, and kept trying to avoid him.
- Edie did not die. She survived and replaced Renee in Desperate Housewives.
- Renee just existed as a minor character for one episode,and Edie took Renee's role.
- Street didn't get damage because of a tornado,but Nermin (Bree)'s house got fire damage because Sylvia locked herself in Nermin's kitchen.She turned the gas valve on of the cooker and lighted a match.As another detail,Sylvia did not die,she survived but she never appeared in the series again.