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Series cast summary:
Frank Focketyn ...  Guido Pallemans 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Wim Opbrouck ...  Frankie Loosveld 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Dirk van Dijck ...  Michel Drets 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Tom Van Dyck ...  Alain Vandam 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Bruno Vanden Broecke ...  Sammy Tanghe 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Jeroen Van Dyck Jeroen Van Dyck ...  Frederik Van Rooy 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Peter Ceustermans Peter Ceustermans ...  Hanz Rimmer 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Rita Beckx Rita Beckx ...  Anita Backx 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Tania Van der Sanden Tania Van der Sanden ...  Linda Hombroeckx 13 episodes, 2004-2005
An Miller An Miller ...  Liesje Walschaerts 13 episodes, 2004-2005
Sien Eggers ...  Lydia Protut 8 episodes, 2004-2005
Lucas Van den Eynde ...  Bucky Laplasse 6 episodes, 2005
Warre Borgmans Warre Borgmans ...  Rik Nallaerts 6 episodes, 2004-2005
Mieke De Groote Mieke De Groote ...  Sonja Drets 6 episodes, 2004-2005


Michel, Guido and Frankie have been co-workers and close friends for years. But when their boss gets fired, Guido gets a promotion and is replaced by the odd Alain Vandam. No normal day passes on this work floor where impossible situations, hilarious moments and odd people are just a daily thing. Written by Kenneth

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The role of Michel Drets ('Dirk Van Dijck') was set to be played by 'Lucas Van Den Eynde', but he fell ill just before shooting began. See more »


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Superb Television
31 January 2005 | by harikrSee all my reviews

Het Eiland, another great TV series directed by the amazing Jan Eelen, who can't stop delivering some great television.

Het Eiland tells us the story about 3 friends(Guido, Franky, Michel) who work together at the administration in Cynalco Medics. When Alain 'protput' Vandam(a great role by Tom Van Dyck, just look at him and u start to laugh :D) arrives at Cynalco Medics to work with these 3 friends, the whole situation gets out of hand. Franky can't stand 'protput' (as he calls him) and continuously makes fun of Alain, who has always been a very different (his laugh :D), unsure type of person. This series gets so hilarious at times, unbelievable.

After 'Buiten De Zone', 'Alles Kan Beter', 'het Peulengaleis', 'In De Gloria' and even 'het Geslacht De Pauw', 'Het Eiland' is another great Belgian comedy you don't wanna miss.

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