Yoo Eun Ho Son Ye Jin, an instructor at a fitness club divorced her husband Lee Dong Jin Kam Woo Sung after the death of their new born baby as she blamed him for not being there for her when she needed him most. They remained friends after the divorce and met regularly. Even though both started seeing other people, they still had great feelings towards each other. With the help of Yoo Eun Ho’s sister Yoo Ji Ho Lee Ha Na and Lee Dong Jin’s friend, Dr. Gong Joon Pyo Gong Hyung Jin, they finally realized that they should get back together.
This drama tells the success story of Han Jung Won, a workaholic careerwoman who is determined to make her own way in life without the help of her family, which has garnered considerable wealth from their publishing company. Her life is turned upside down due to someone’s mistake, and she faces numerous setbacks on the road to recovery.
Kim In-ha is an orphan and grows up with gambler Kim Chi-su. He falls in love with Min Su-yeon and makes friends with Choi Jeong-won, the son of hotelier Choi Do-hwan. Jeong-won becomes In-ha’s best friend, he meets In-ha’s girlfriend Su-yeon, and falls in love with her.
In-ha is accused of murder by Jeong-won’s father and makes an escape to the United States. In Las Vegas he meets a teacher of card games and becomes a professional gambler.
After he wins the World Poker Championship, he returns to Korea to run a casino and hotel business. There he contends for victory and success with his friend but rival, Jeong-won.
This drama is about two girls, Jin Sun Mi (Chae Rim) and Heo Young Mi (Kim So Yeon). Sun Mi had a nice childhood and grew up with lots of love from her father. Young Mi’s mother left her when she was young and her father was a drunk who recently died. She had a hard childhood but never gave up and made it into college
Han Do Kyung, specially scouted by the Incheon Airport Director, willingly accepted 1/3 of the pay she was receiving when working in Singapore to come back to Korea as the chief of operations of Incheon Airport. She speaks five different languages. However, Do Kyung lives with an uneven wound of her family and a regret of leaving her sister behind. She met Kim Ji Sung, a National Intelligence Service agent and gets entangle with him. Kim Ji Sung is very passionate about his work to the extend that he is willing to bend the rules to ensure the security of the country even if he is only acting on his instincts. After being stationed at the airport, he finds himself in an emotional turmoil with a woman he used to love who is also working in the airport. At the same time, he is falling for Han Do Kyung. Kang Ha Joon, a childhood friend of Han Do Kyung is also falling for Do Kyung. Kang Ha Joon is a quick tempered with a habit of talking aggresively due to his nature of work watching over thousands of surveilance cameras in the airport but has good relations with all the airport employees even the cleaners because of his kind personality outside of work. As his friendship develops with Do Kyung, he becomes a strong source of refuge for her. But as his feelings for her grows, his relationship gets more and more complicated with a woman who is his friend, superior at workplace and unrequited love.
This drama is set in a tumultuous time in Korean history, where warriors led by Jung Joong Bu, Lee Ui Bang, Lee Go and Chae Won rose in rebellion against King Ui Jong of Goryeo and his government, dominated by scholars and ministers, with the aim of establishing military rule.
Tae Seok, Ji Yoon and Min Soo were best friends in high school. Tae Seok is a son of divorced parents are secretly in love with Ji Yoon when he knows Min Soo also have a feeling for Ji Yoon, but Ji Yoon do not have a feeling toward Min Soo. When Min Soo saw them kissing, he attemt suicide infront of them, leaving Ji Yoon’s and Tae Seok’s felt like they betrayed him.
7 years passes, Tae Seok is a CF producer and he is sober anymore unlike he was a student who wanders around and makes troubles. He has a new best friend named Dong Hwa. Accidentally, the woman Dong Hwa wants to marry is Ji Yoon, who was the first love of Tae Seok. Fate just played Tae Seok when he met Ji Yoon as his best friend’s girlfriend. Fate also played Tae Seok that the woman who loves him but whom he calls as friend is Min Soo’s sister. Tae Seok will make a decision between them, but he doesn’t want to make the same mistake he did 7 years ago.
But when Dong Hwa discovered Ji Yoon’s and Tae Seok’s past from Min Soo’s sister who told the relationships of her brother and them and Ji Yoon still loves Tae Seok after they met each other, best friend, Dong-hwa, was betrayed like in the past.
1) A heart-warming success story of a housewife, which gives catharsis to the housewives in their 30s or 40s
Mini-series dramas have been dominated by trendy dramas, which can appeal to the 10- or 20-something audience. Amidst the flood of trendy dramas, some programs such as ‘Ajumma (meaning married women with kids in Korean)’, ‘Men in crisis’ and ‘Ladies in my neighborhood’ could attract the viewers in their 30s and 40s. It is because they adopted the topics which can always trigger interest anytime anywhere. ‘A Second Proposal’ shows happenings often found around us in daily lives, but looks at the family issues from a different perspective. It approaches the traditional family problems such as love, marriage and affairs from a light but comic and touching way. A housewife who was regarded as an ugly duckling will be transformed into a graceful swan. How she makes the transformation will be the main theme, and her success story will deliver the sense of satisfaction to lots of housewife viewers in Korea, who find them powerless but actually are strong. There are many twists and turns in the story. The unique deployment of the drama with unexpected surprises will attract male viewers as well.
2) Reality-based drama
The time has gone when an unrealistic Cinderella story involving a successor of a rich tycoon or the dates of a long-legged beauty and handsome guy can keep the viewers coming back. The eye level of ‘A Second Proposal’ was set at the daily life, so that affairs, separation and divorce, which are everyday matters in life, become the major topics of the drama. Plus a tasteful fantasy will be added as a spice, setting a delicious dinner table for viewers. Watching the program, housewives as a powerful viewer group will think that it could happen to them.
3) Heart warming story
‘A Second Proposal’ is a typical TV drama with the moments of touching, fun and unexpected twists. As always, however, the power of being typical is great. The synopsis of the drama seems a same old story, but the story will unfold in a speedy and cheerful way.
Things that are easy to miss but should not be lost will be depicted in the drama. The situations and problems are not that peculiar, so that the audience can believe that they can occur to ‘them’ as well. Against this backdrop, the nature of humans can be looked at in a comic manner, and the sympathy from viewers can be derived. The fundamental mood of the drama is that although harsh, living together, the world is still worthy to live. The drama has a warm attitude toward the world. Based on this, we will let the drama viewer laugh and weep together.