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Series cast summary:
Petteri Summanen Petteri Summanen ...  Vellu 27 episodes, 1998-2002
Toni Wahlström Toni Wahlström ...  Antti Koskela / ... 27 episodes, 1998-2002
Lotta Lehtikari Lotta Lehtikari ...  Salla / ... 18 episodes, 1998-2002
Maria Kuusiluoma Maria Kuusiluoma ...  Noora 16 episodes, 1999-2002
Erkki Saarela Erkki Saarela ...  Taisto 16 episodes, 1999-2002
Tiina Lymi ...  Henrika 10 episodes, 1998
Miia Nuutila Miia Nuutila ...  Titta 8 episodes, 1998
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14 September 1998 (Finland) See more »

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Helsinki, Finland

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Without a doubt the best Finnish sitcom in the 90's.

Talented young actors and actresses combined with witty and sarcastic script are the essential factors what "Isänmaan Toivot" TV-series is made of.

If there ever has been such a thing as well-made Finnish sitcom for audience ranging from say 16-35 years, then this has to be the one.

Take my word for it and check this out if you ever get the chance.


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