Another Miss Oh

Another Miss Oh (2016)

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There are two women named Oh Hae Yeong, who were classmates in high school, getting all mixed up in each other’s lives because they share the same name. The problem is that they not only share the name, but they also have the same occupation, which is probably the bigger issue. They both come to work for the same large catering company, but one is a team leader while the other is read moresimply an assistant manager. Then there’s also a man in their lives, who has the ability to see into the future...

  • Native title:

    또! 오해영
  • Also Known as:

    Oh Hae Young Again; Another Oh Hae Young; Misunderstood; Again! Oh Hae Young; 또! 오해영2

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manicmuse
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Jun 28, 2016
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 10
  • Rewatch Value 10
I have come really close, really REALLY close, but I've never given a drama all 10s so easily before. It's not because it's perfect, but it's because I loved every single episode from beginning to the end. The cast is Amazing, and includes some of my now favorite KDrama characters EVER! The story was totally different than any other romcom I've seen, and kept me fully engaged from the beginning until the read more end. My rewatch score is an easy 10, since I was often tempted to rewatch episodes immediately while waiting impatiently for new episodes to come out. The music has been on steady rotation in my playlist too.

Most people will be skeptical that this drama deserves all the praise it will likely get, I know I would be. A common question has been, "Is it really that good?". Umm... YES. The answer is YES, in ALLCAPS.

Let's start at the beginning, which most people call slow, but I was completely fascinated from the very first scene. I had a friend who was a sound editor, and I always thought the job was so fascinating, but I love the way they weave that element in throughout the show. I think it's the attention to details like that that makes this drama stand out more than others. Add the psychic premonition/flash forward element to that, and I was hooked for sure. I just had to know what was going to happen next.

I think the writing was really extraordinary in how they married all the different genres together without ever totally losing it's charm. Watching it felt like being on a roller coaster. I liked the ebb and flow of the story... Some moments are cute, some intense, some are passionate, some are heartbreaking, then frustrating, then suddenly hilarious... In telling the story of a mature and truly complicated relationship, they never settle on sticking to one approach for too long. Some people who joined in for the romance may get annoyed during the depressing & frustrating parts, and those looking for suspense probably got bored during the extra romantic moments, but I was too invested in the story to ever be bored, and I knew the story would never stay on one type of moment for too long. I know that personally that "surfing" shirt kept haunting my dreams... One can criticize certain parts of the story for not being realistic, but being real is not my criteria for a great drama. In fact, the only other drama I could see myself giving perfect 10s to is Secret Garden, for most of the same reasons, and that is definitely not a drama that relies on being "real". All the authenticity this drama needs comes from the portrayal of the characters.

Seo Hyun Jin as Regular Oh Hae Yeong, and Eric Moon as Do Kyeong, are not the ideal dream couple on paper. They are emotionally damaged, dysfunctional, and certainly imperfect, but I fell in love with both characters as they fell in love with each other. Regular Oh Hae Yeong's vulnerability broke my heart, and yet inspired me. Do Kyeong's guarded personality was frustrating, and yet I was completely empathetic towards him. The banter in the beginning was fun, their chemistry is perfect, the intensity of their intimacy got me in the feels, and they have the best KDrama kisses EVER. Seriously... ever. No need to fear them touching lips together while standing awkwardly. Eric plays repressed so well, that you would never think that he had it in him. I definitely swooned several times. I am a romcom fam, and have a lot of favorite couples, but they definitely leaped their way to the top couples on my list.

Then there is the rest of the cast. If I could give higher than 10 to some of the supporting cast I would.

Regular Hae Young's parents are the best parents in dramaland... FACT. The family moments were equally touching and laugh out loud funny. Kim Mi Kyung is just so good, and Lee Han Wi balanced her out perfectly. Any scene with them in it was automatically a good one.

The rest of the supporting cast were all 10s, or close enough, and there are way too many too mention, but shout out to the bromancemobile!

Jeon Hye Bin, and Lee Jae Yoon didn't have to rest of being attractive. They each had complicated characters who had me rooting against them while totally feeling sorry for them. I admit that I HATED Pretty Oh Hae Young, but that's because she played her part so well. Tae Jin was much more sympathetic, but both of them made the complicated love dilemma work well.

Kim Ji Suk, Heo Jeong Min, and Heo Young Ji all had very fun & memorable characters, but the true MVP of this whole drama to me is Ye Ji Won. She is my power animal! I had no idea, in her first scenes, how much I would end up adoring her character. Even If the story sucked, and the rest of the cast sucked, I would still be glued to the screen waiting to see what kind of shenanigans she would do next. I don't want to even slightly spoil any of her moments, because the surprise randomness of it is what makes it comic genius. I need to stalk her in something else. If you know of any dramas where she is particularly awesome, please let me know!

I already mentioned rewatch value, but just to be clear, I am tempted to rewatch the whole thing right now. I'll try to wait longer before I watch it again, but I will, without a doubt, be watching it all again... and again.

The music is now my one of my favorite OSTs. I listen to certain songs over and over and never get tired. What Is Love is too cute, and I love that Seo Hyun Jin is singing! Ben's Like a Dream started playing in a store and had me singing along like I know the words... no, I do not speak Korean, much less sing in Korean. Maybe I by Roy Kim is like musical crack. Needless to say, the OST is really good.

Overall, I don't know what I am going to do with my Mondays & Tuesdays now that it's over. I rarely watch on air dramas, but I am so glad I watched this one. I think it was worth it from beginning to end, and yes I did like the ending, but I won't say too much about it other than that I thought it was... in it's own way... perfect ; )

So yes I recommend it very highly. I think a romcom hater, or a melodrama hater, or a suspense hater could all agree that there is surprisingly a little something for everyone. I also loved the message at the end.

Now excuse me while I make some room for this drama, and it's cast on my favorites lists.
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purplenette
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Jun 28, 2016
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 6.5
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.5
I will preface this review by stating that I'm not a fan of romantic comedy. I am a fan of the cast and decided to watch it. Another mIss Oh has an interesting adult plot that takes from the normal Korean cliches but puts a little twist on it. I don't usually like comedy. Mostly because I don't find things that other people find funny to be funny to me. However, this read more drama kills it with the comedy. I laughed so hard sometimes. Once when I was at work and people probably thought I was crazy. There are also great meanings as to live each day as if it were your last and you never know where life will lead. I like that for all the crazy of the story it seems real. Partly because of the story, but mostly because of the acting.

The Acting...I don't know where to begin. Usually I would start with the leads, but I have to start with Ye Ji Won as Park Soo Kyeong [Do Kyeong's sister]. She is awesome. For as outlandish as her character is, I felt like she was real and I so wanted to be her friend. I can't say too much because of spoilers, but I love where the writer went with her character. Seo Hyun Jin is also amazing as the one and only (at least in my mind) Oh Hae Yeong. Her forthright character that felt with such honesty was a breath of fresh air. So many times in a drama a character will hide their feelings. Not Her. She feels from her soul. I respect that in people. Eric was also good as Park Do Kyeong as he tries to navigate the confusion and visions that in the end help him look at life in a different and I would even go so far as to say in a more positive way. Ahhh...Kim Ji Suk. I so love him. He is so funny as Lee Ji Sang. Rooftop Party Rooftop Party

Music is good. Some of it really good.

I might rewatch this sometime.

I recommend this to all romance lovers...It is a really nice drama.
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These two dramas have completely different plot. One talks about a man who can see the future and two girls have the same name while the other about low and solving some mysteries. On the other hand, the romance, the ost and the comedy parts of these two have the same vibs. The main leads have so much chemistry even in the bts. There's some similarities too, like the man lead didn't have so great past , then the female lead came and turned his life upside down. I think if you love one of them you will enjoy the other .
Recommended by Banada6
Both dramas are laugh out loud in their comedy but still hits the right spot to make your heart ache at times. I love both for being an all-out comedy in the that IT IS a romcom. Characters in both dramas are so real, you get embarrassed on their behalf.
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    lovelydream 3 days ago - edited

    I really REALLY disliked the leads of this drama, which is so rare for me, because i usually love all sorts of female leads especially, but instead i found myself rooting for the second female lead (not to get together with the main lead mind you i thought he was horrible) and wanting to see more of her ...

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    real_Mokona 11 days ago

    It was really great in the beginning, good OST, great cast, good story... but I dropped it in the end because it became more and more stretched and boring... a pity

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    Jemerald523 12 days ago

    This made me cry a lot yet I cant stop myself for watching it. Great acting

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    Jemerald523 15 days ago - edited

    I always see this in recommendations.. And I'm quite hesitant to watch it. But I give it a try after watching Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim because I was truly mesmerize with Seo Hyun Jin's acting..I'm happy that I give it a try because I'm now in love with this show.

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    SuperDrama101ohyea 18 days ago

    One of the best Korean drama intros!

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    Jemerald523 20 days ago - edited

    Should I watch this?

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    MarjieJoseJavier Jun 19, 2017

    oh my goodness

    I didn't expect to be so attached to this drama.

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    seoulyramen Jun 13, 2017
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    EmpyreanConqueror Jun 11, 2017 - edited

    Can anyone be nice and spoil this for me, happy ending? if yes or if not can you explain the ending to me. I generally like watching dramas with happy endings so... Thank You in advance.

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    juvy Jun 9, 2017

    I really love this drama. If this drama was a person, it's a person I genuinely love, treasure and will keep in my heart forever.

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    bishh Jun 7, 2017 - edited

    Seo Hyun Jin's acting in 'Another Oh Hae Young' makes her resemble Han Groo from Marriage not dating. The male lead from Marriage not dating appeared in another oh hae young as well, and featured the same background music for that scene.

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      Lala_Chi Jun 8, 2017

      It's because Marriage Not Dating and Another Oh Hae Young are from the same director.

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      bishh Jun 11, 2017

      Lol yeah I know but the actresses resemble each other is what I'm trying to say.

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      Lala_Chi Jun 11, 2017

      Oh sorry haha I thought you were saying about the similarities between those 2 dramas.

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    Banada6 May 21, 2017

    I can't believe it's been more than a year. I remember my addiction to this drama . One of the best rom com dramas i have ever seen ❤️

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    kyara May 20, 2017

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    Wednes May 5, 2017

    I'm having a major girl crush on Ye Jiwon (Isadora). She looks younger than her age, and her body is just BAM! Her character is so charismatic, fashionable, strong, and independent. Sigh... I'm really amazed every time she wears something or does some pose that show off her slim waist.

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    intimewithyou Apr 30, 2017 - edited
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Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    18
  • Aired:

    May 2, 2016 to Jun 28, 2016
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday
  • Network:

    tvN
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 10 min.

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  • Score:

    8.5 (scored by 6,675 users)
  • Ranked:

    #157
  • Popularity:

    #71

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