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K-Drama: (Here Comes Ajumma)


Here Comes Ajumma will begin on Thursday, April 19, 2007. It will air on KXLA at 7:30p–8:00p weeknights and replaces As the River Flows.

Director : Kim Myeong-uk
Writer : Moon Eun-a, Kwon Do-hi
Number of Episodes: 162
Official Homepage: Korean; English


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I need to change to defend my family and home”

O-nim, a disrespected wife, succeeds. class ul A market-place diner owner, O-nim, has nothing but her cooking skills. She tries to become a classy, gracious woman to get her husband back.

O-nim, like many housewives, sacrificed herself for her husband and kids attending to all their needs. It is a story of how she turned herself into a woman who can enjoy life and find love. She faces a society armed with what is considered culture and class. O-nim’s story will bring viewers both the tears of laughter and sadness.
A housewife’s efforts to upgrade her life! class ul
O-nim fought hard to keep her family together. She even brought an action against her husband to call off their divorce suit. When she is willing to consent to divorce, however, her husband clings on to their marriage.

In the story, relations among family, between husband and wife, between brother- and sister-in-law and between mothers-in-law reflect our daily lives.
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Yang Jeong-A as Na O-nim class ul A high school dropout starts as a diner chef ....

She is a typical nosy Mrs. who likes to talk about other people’s private lives.
She is willing to take on any job to earn money. She worked as a kitchen maid at a club, a house maid and even played an extra part in a movie.

She really needs money. Her husband needed a car and her family needed a new home.

Then, she’s offered a hard-to-believe offer from Sim Woochan [Uchan].
 
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Lee Pil-mo as Sim Woochan [Uchan] class ul Educated in France, he heads the production department of a cable channel.

He has a trust issue. That’s why he chose Na O-nim. But what he thought was a safe bet turns out to be the riskiest one.
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Lee Se-chang as Kim Jae-gwang [J-wang] class ul Jae-gwang is a part-time professor seeking a successful career. He is highly sensitive about what others think about him.

He despises his wife’s gossiping.

When he meet his first love, Hong Yu-ran, again, he’s madly in love. He feels sorry for his wife, O-nim, who sacrificed everything, but he’d rather live the rest of his life with smart, classy Yu-ran.
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Taejun - Uchan's father

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Onim's MIL (J-wang's mother)

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Onim's mother (O-Mom)

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Onim's husband with his first love, Yuran

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front row: Uchan, Onim, J-wang
rear poster: (l-r) O-mom, Taejun, MIL

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I'm not sure I would be in it for the long haul, but I'm willing to check out some of the first few episodes. It is great to see the "Jongtae" actor again. The pictures definitely make it look like a much lighter show than the previous one.

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YEAH! It is nice to have something that looks a bit lighter and made me laugh in this time slot. I am so worn out after that mess of a show before this one. emoticon

Jongtae ( I don't know his new name yet) looks nice and I also noticed the actor who playe Tae Ja in Something of 1% (he is the brother/friend of Jongtae's character in this one) and the actor who played Kyung's brother in Ruler Of Your Own World (he is the cheating husband here). Nice to see them in another show.

Hopefully we are off to a good start here. emoticon

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In the beginning of this show was the lady outside the bid place, the one with the gangsters, the cleaning woman from PIH that told Gukhwa and Yunhu to have an "accident". Her face looked familiar and I've been trying to place her face to a character.

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Did I see Bokja in the first episode?
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class blockquote robbo4 wrote:

Did I see Bokja in the first episode?
Okay maybe that is who I was thinking of. What part was she playing? Now I HAVE to watch tomorrow just to try to figure out the familiar faces that kept popping up.



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I'm not real certain, but it seemed like Bokja was amongst the group of Ajummas that was gathered together talking around a table in some kind of an eatery just as I moved myself from my computer to my tv about a minute or two after the show began.
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Well, the lady that just 'bought' the house played the sister of TG (Sky) in another drama but I forgot the name of it... I think it was on before MSMD.

So, we start out with some dirtbag husband having an affair. And his wife it out there trying to get them a house so he can have his own room/office. She's living with both her mother and her MIL.

At least this one seems less boring than the last 3... I love seeing Jongtae again. He looks like a main character too.

Ok, one down and.... how many to go??? Any idea of the number of eps?




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'Jongtae' apparently doesn't have a name yet...the Aunt nor the guy he was with called him by name.

Character names that I got from watching the first ep:
Wife = Nah (or is it Noh) Onim
Cheating husband = Jaegwang [not sure if I got the spelling down right]
their daughter = Sarang
female celeb whom cheating husband is having an affair w/: Yuran [can't recall her last name]
'Jongtae''s father = T___ [my mind's slipping, I can't seem to recall it now]

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class blockquote nsheldon wrote:

Ok, one down and.... how many to go??? Any idea of the number of eps?
Korea is currently on episode 137. Have we seen one of these TV Novels in this time slot that has fewer than 150 episodes? It seems they're all 150-170+ and run 6-9 months.

If anyone out there can read Korean, they can probably see the total number on the Korean homepage linked in the first post above. I can only figure out the episode number they are currently viewing.
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