''Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten'' is a German daily SoapOpera. It is broadcast on RTL in prime time. It is the most popular soap opera in Germany.
* AbusiveParents: Jasmin's adoptive father raped her when she was a child.
* BigScrewedUpFamily: Gerner family
* BrotherSisterIncest: John Bachmann and Emily Hofer
* CitizenshipMarriage: Dascha and Philip
* DrugsAreBad: Dominik's addiction to cocaine. Also Emily's heroin addiction.
* FamilyRelationshipSwitcheroo: Jasmin and Katrin Flemming
* LocalHangout: Mauerwerk
* LongRunners: Airing since May 1992.
* LoveTriangle: Hey, it is a soap opera.
* NotBloodSiblings: Jasmin and Dominik
* NotEvenBotheringWithTheAccent: Dascha is supposed to be an illegal immigrant from Kazahkstan but she speaks perfect German with no accent.
* ParentalAbandonment: Hannes Bachmann
* SurpriseIncest: John Bachmann and Emily Hofer. First time they slept together they were unaware of their relation, second time however they were well-aware.