If you are in the mood for romance, in all its glorious variety, happy, tender, comical, sweet, bittersweet or sad, then you are in the right place with this great collection of single-episode, 1-hour romantic drama specials. Each one is a gem, with innovative writing and great acting!
In “Funny Woman” (2015), Go Eun Hee (Moon Ji In) is a struggling comedienne who thinks she isn’t funny who, in her quest to change her name into a funny and memorable one, meets Oh Jung Woo (Kim Ji Hoon), a judge who doesn’t know how to laugh.
In “Happy! Rose Day Happy” (2013), Ga Young (So Yoo Jin) meets up with her ex-boyfriend, Do Hoon (Kim Do Hyun), at work and becomes shaken. In the meantime her husband, Chan Woo (Jung Woong In), meets aspiring actress Ah Reum (Ahn So Hee) in an accident and is drawn to her.
In “Taste of Curry” (2014), an endearing but mysterious stranger with a temporary memory loss, Kyung Pyo (Hyun Woo) starts working at the curry restaurant owned by Yoo Mi (Jun Hye Bin) and helps her spread the word and gain customers. They start warming to each other but things are not exactly what they seem to be. Heartwarming and sweet, one of Hyun Woo's most delicious roles.
In “Playing Games” (2014), Nam Goong Sang (Kim C) is a fastidious 40-year-old bachelor who is mightily annoyed at prickly colleague Lee Eun Hong (Woo Hee Jin) while being attracted to Yoo Jin Ah (Shin So Yool), a much younger woman, who does not even consider his feelings. But it's never too late for romance!
In “Love Like That” (2014), a long-term convict (Bae Soo Bin) with a terminal disease falls in love with a volunteer who has been visiting him for two years (Lee Yoon Ji). When they release him, he goes to find her, only to find out that her domestic life is not blissful as he thought it would be. Those two wounded beings share a tender and poetic love. You're not likely to forget this one easily, and the actors are just amazing.
In “Bride in Sneakers” (2014), Kang Hee Soon (Kim Jin Woo) is a webtoon artist with writer’s block who becomes intrigued by a bride (Lee Chung Ah) wearing sneakers on the subway. During the whole night, she follows the man who dumped her on her marriage day and he follows her to find out how her story will end, in order to find inspiration for his work. This night will be memorable. A sweet romantic comedy that will leave you with a wide smile.
In "What is the Ghost Doing" (2015) Cheondong (Lee Joon) got cruelly dumped by his first love Murim (Jo Soo-Hyang) 8 years ago. He's on the verge of getting sick of his boring life when Murim appears in front of him as a ghost. Even before he can accept Murim's death, Murim asks him for a favor. It's to find her boyfriend.
In "Another Wedding" (2012), Chae Ha Kyung is a wedding planner who is given an assignment to organise the wedding preparations for Eun Min, the daughter of a major Japanese investor in the company and soon discovers that the fiancé, Seo In Jae, is the man she divorced five years earlier. They rekindle moments of their first love and they both regret the divorce. Is it too late to get together again?
“Romantic Comedy Drama Specials Part 1” is a collection of nine single-episode South Korean drama specials that explore all facets of love and romance. They were a part of the “KBS Drama Special” series. Check out all the other great drama specials in this collection: “Romantic Comedy Drama Specials Part 2,” “School-Themed Drama Specials,” “Unexpected-Life Drama Specials” and “Crime and Film Noir Drama Specials.”