Arie is in love with Karin. To convince Karin a real Jordanese might be poor, but hardworking, honest and give everything for his family, he takes her to a singing contest in hotel Krasnapolsky. Arie's cousin Johnny Jordaan is one of the contestants. Until that moment Johnny is a poorly paid singing waiter, but with the song "De Parel van de Jordaan" he wins the contest "The best voice of the Jordaan" convincingly. His career takes a giant leap.
Episode number: 1x1 Production Number: 153132 Airdate: Sunday November 19th, 2000