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In the Nick of Time 

Sto para 5 (original title)
Five strangers witness the death of a former government official in an elevator of a luxurious hotel and they soon find themselves tangled in a huge mystery.




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Series cast summary:
Smaragda Karydi ...  Dalia Hatzialexandrou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Elissavet Konstantinidou ...  Zoumboulia Abatzidou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Giorgos Kapoutzidis ...  Spyros Deloglou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Argyris Angelou ...  Fotis Voulinos 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Angeliki Lambri ...  Aggela Ioakeimidou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Eirini Koumarianou ...  Sofia Baxevani 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Pavlos Orkopoulos ...  Thomas Voulinos 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Eleni Krita ...  Marilena Dorkofiki 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Efi Papatheodorou ...  Theopoula Tzini 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Gerasimos Mihelis ...  Andreas Kalogirou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Mihalis Marinos ...  Alexis Stergiou 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Dimitris Petropoulos ...  Aris Pavrinos 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Melina Kyriakopoulou ...  Frida Papaparaskeva 49 episodes, 2005-2007
Patrikios Kostis ...  Nikos Kalathas 34 episodes, 2005-2007
Popi Hristodoulou ...  Martha / ... 32 episodes, 2005-2007
Zeta Makrypoulia ...  Amalia Antonopoulou / ... 22 episodes, 2005-2007


Five strangers find themselves trapped in an elevator of a luxurious hotel, witnessing the death of a former government official. Just before he dies, he claims that he has been poisoned and urges the five strangers to seek out and expose his killers. They must solve the mystery, that started several years ago. The bond between them will grow strong, and maybe, in the end, they can discover that somehow their presence in the elevator at that particular moment, was more than "accidental"... Written by Anonymous

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An Elevator, Five People and One Poisoned Man.


Comedy | Drama | Mystery






Greek | English

Release Date:

26 September 2005 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

In the Nick of Time See more »

Filming Locations:

Athens, Greece See more »

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Did You Know?


Vicky Vanita's final appearance. See more »


[repeated line]
Zoumboulia: Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
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Crazy Credits

The series' opening credits feature five Lego figures bearing resemblance to the five main characters, on a Monopoly-like board game, trying to solve a mystery and overcoming various obstacles. See more »


References My Little Pony 'n Friends (1986) See more »


Imoun angelos tou Tsarly
Lyrics by Dimitris Iatropoulos
Composed by Renato Favilli
Performed by Danai Fabili
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Clever Well made Greek Show
15 September 2006 | by polin001See all my reviews

This is one of the funniest, cleverest and well made Greek shows ever. The cast is stupendous and the writing very crisp. Sometimes you need to watch an episode a few times to get all the jokes. The other impressive thing about the show is that compared to other Greek Comedies, the humor is not obvious and the direction is similar to what you get with well made BBC or US comedies. I started watching the show while in Greece in the summer of 2006 and I was hooked by the time I left. Fortunately, I have Satellite Greek TV so I will be able to follow the 5 "angels of Charley" in the new season that is supposed to start in Mykonos.

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