The Red Room is a Turkish series that revolves around a psychological clinic and the stories and behaviors of a group of psychiatric patients who visit it, and who have experienced a variety of incidents ranging from suffering to joy, as told by one of the clinic’s therapists who supervises their follow-up and attempts to cure them.
Monday 2 August 2021
Meliha is regretful for pushing Melek so hard just because she was afraid that her daughter was going to be like her mother. Dr. Manolya catches a clue about the relationship between her and Necdet. Meliha doesn’t confess it clearly but we see that she was happy with his interest in him.
Tuesday 3 August 2021
We see how the relationship between Meliha and Necdet started and goes. Their hatred towards Namik is the biggest fact they have in common. Meliha trusts Necdet and thinks that he is different from other men since they almost grew up together. During Necdet’s illness Meliha takes care of him.
Wednesday 4 August 2021
We meet Osman, a boy who has been staying in orphanage since his mother passed away in front of his eyes. Dr. Manolya and Dr. Deniz make an arrangement and refer him to Ayse in order to encourage her in her job.
Thursday 5 August 2021
Dr. Ayse is very sad about Osman. She expresses her feelings about him to Dr. Manolya. Doctor relieves her by telling a story about how she was affected in the early times of her work and telling she isn’t affected that much now.
During Alya’s session, Dr. Manolya tells her the story of Princess Süreyya. Alya is interested in the story but she can’t stop herself from reflecting her anger on her reactions while she is listening to the story.
Friday 6 August 2021
Doctor gives a break and encourages Alya to tell of the princess at her house, her mother. Alya’s mother isn’t accepted by her husband’s family since she is a metropolitan girl. She does everything to win her mother-in-law’s favour. Alya is so lonely and invisible at home but somehow, she is coping with it.
Monday 9 August 2021
Meliha isn’t well. It seems that she can’t cope with the pain of Melek’s death. She hallucinates Melek and looks for her in the streets, but she can’t find her. At the end she decides to commit suicide and at that moment a miracle happens. Ahmet keeps blaming himself for his mother’s illness.
Tuesday 10 August 2021
After that night, Meliha comes to the clinic. She says she saw Melek in her dream and got a feeling that she was alive. On top of it remembering Necdet and the happenings at the end affected her badly. We see that Necdet cheated on her.
Wednesday 11 August 2021
Meliha comes for her last session. She expresses her regret at the love she felt for Necdet but she feels better after she hears Dr. Manolya’s thoughts about it. She leaves the room with a lighter heart.
We meet Dr. Piraye’s client, Akif, who is a hoarder. She tries to find out the reason that caused him to be like that. When he feels safe with Piraye, he starts to tell of the story.
Thursday 12 August 2021
Akif is impatient to get back to his job but inwardly he is not ready yet. He has been suffering from stomach aches since he had resigned and started to work at a different school. Piraye accompanies him on his path to recovery.
Friday 13 August 2021
Alya is not as shy as before towards the doctor. She says she will tell a story and starts to tell of the day her mother and grandmother fought. We see that she felt happy for her mother since she stood against the grandmother.
Monday 16 August 2021
Alya continues to tell her story. Her grandmother falls and hits her head. When the folks come home, little Alya points at her mother even though she does not mean to blame her. Her mother insists that she didn’t hurt the grandmother. But nobody believes her.
Tuesday 17 August 2021
Salih, the guy who won the lottery and came to Dr. Manolya, brings his friend to the clinic. He wants to see the doctor to thank her, but he can’t stop himself from telling of his problems. He feels relieved as he is talking with the doctor. His friend, Garip is the manager of a night club and in love with one of the girls working there.
Wednesday 18 August 2021
Garip continues telling his story. He tells the Doctor how he is a serious man because of his job, and he is lonely. His loneliness ended when he met Menekse, he fell in love with her. He was heartbroken after Menekse met someone else and went with him. He wants to kill her because she has fooled him.
Thursday 19 August 2021
Garip talks about his mother’s sickness and death. He remembers his childhood years without his mother. Doctor tries to convince him that Menekse is not his mother so he shouldn’t kill her. Doctor calls him a coward and then says that he should find peace in his life.
Friday 20 August 2021
Akif comes for his session. While he is telling of what has befallen him, Piraye finds out the feeling of “being unwanted” inside him. She leads him with her questions and realizes that he had felt that way and guilty during his childhood. Piraye learns that some of the things that Akif told are not right.
Monday 23 August 2021
Alya continues to tell of the day her grandmother hit her head while fighting with her mother. She keeps blaming herself for her mother being imprisoned. Dr. Manolya convinces her it wasn’t her fault.
Tuesday 24 August 2021
Alya has started to change, and she is happy about that. She tells about the days she stayed with her parents in their house in Istanbul after her mother was released. We see how she survived while her mother wanted to kill her by leaving her hungry and beating her.
Wednesday 25 August 2021
Alya continues her story but just before she tells the most horrible thing her mother did to her, she can’t stand it anymore. Garip has seen Menekse once again before he comes to the clinic. He doesn’t tell the doctor what he did and how he reacted.
Thursday 26 August 2021
Garip’s session continues. We understand that he didn’t see Menekse in real, it was only in his dream. Beyond convincing him to leave Menekse alone, Dr. Manolya has helped him to take an inner journey and discover his true self after all those years spent in the night club.
Friday 27 August 2021
Duygu is Ayse’s new client. She feels overwhelmed due to her mother’s dominant attitude. She also has a problem in her private life, but she can’t share it with her family. They don’t notice it till Duygu makes a scene at the school.
Monday 30 August 2021
Duygu shares the problem that has been bothering her. She has sent him private photos and he is threatening to post the photos online if she doesn’t give him money. Ayse relieves Duygu and convinces her that they should inform her parents about this case.
Tuesday 31 August 2021
After hearing the story of Eva Peron, Alya starts to tell Dr. Manolya of the scariest part of her own story. We see that the incident she experienced was so horrible that there is nobody who wouldn’t be affected by it.