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  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired: Oct 24, 2016 - Dec 13, 2016
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: KBS2
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 7.4 (scored by 2,818 users)
  • Ranked: #1669
  • Popularity: #269
  • Members: 7,738

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Sweet Stranger and Me
7.4
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Ratings: 7.4/10 from 2,818 users
# of Members: 7,738
Reviews: 5 users
Ranked #1669
Popularity #269
Members 2,818

Hong Na Ri works as a flight attendant. Her mother passed away 3 years ago and she doesn't have any other immediate family members. Hong Na Ri returns to her hometown to visit her mother's grave during her death anniversary. There, she sees a young man at her mother's grave. The man, Go Nan Gil, introduces himself as her father. Before Hong Na Ri's mother died, she married Go Nan Gil. Henow lives at her mother's house and runs the small dumpling restaurant that her mother ran. ~~ Based on webcomic “Woorijibe Saneun Namja” by Yoo Hyun Sook.

  • Native title: 우리집에 사는 남자
  • Also Known as: The Man Living in Our House; Man Living at My House; The Man In My House; Woorijibe Saneun Namja;
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama
  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired: Oct 24, 2016 - Dec 13, 2016
  • Aired On: Monday, Tuesday
  • Network: KBS2
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Score: 7.4 (scored by 2,818 users)
  • Ranked: #1669
  • Popularity: #269
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Reviews

connie1314
16 people found this review helpful
Dec 19, 2016
Overall 7.5
Story 8.0
Acting/Cast 10
Music 10
Rewatch Value 8.0
I don't understand why there's so much hate for this drama, I was really put off by the comment but honestly just give it a go!
I watched this purely for Kim Young Kwang, I was thinking i'll just skip through to see his face and itll be fine but honestly? this wasnt a bad drama at all!

Don't get me wrong it is not a Perfect drama nor is it up in my absolute faves but it delivers every aspect of a great drama with a decent simple storyline.

The acting isnt too bad, it's actually pretty believable..!
Each character no matter minor they were, played their part very well and fulfilled their character's role.

This drama had it's comedic moments, family teary moments, a bit of mystery to it which isn't dragged out, secrets are let out at the right time and it helps move the story a long, there's a bit of tension, the romance is cute and it was an enjoyable watch.

I didn't have to skip any of this drama, I was content with the beginning, middle and end. But I was thoroughly affected by the comments I saw below and I'm glad I still went ahead and watched it!

I probably won't watch this again no, purely because I know what happens in it now and the pull isn't strong like my 10 score dramas but it's one that makes me happy to be reminded of it, a chilled out easy drama to watch :)

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nastou19
33 people found this review helpful
Dec 13, 2016
Overall 5.0
Story 4.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 1.0
Why a 5/10?
On my rating scale, this means « just boring ». When I started it, I had high expectations. The setting was interesting, this was supposed to be a cohabitation drama with a sort of forbidden love we're not used to see. There was even another interesting twist with a lot of potential to bring in some action, the male mc background. Yet, they managed to make it all sooo pointless.

Romance & comedy
I never watched a drama with so little chemistry between the leads. I don't even think it's the actors fault. How can there be nearly no skinship in a cohabitation drama? Just erase the kiss scene and they could have been real step-father and daughter for all I care! All they talked about was how to keep their land and make dumplings. There was nearly no tension between them, you can only expect some cutesy if you like it.

Highlight on the second male lead
On the other side, Lee Soo Hyuk's story was much more interesting. I actually enjoyed his scenes with Shin Se Hwi, his sister in the drama, more than the two leads together. He was a breath of fresh air. At least, I had fun watching him and he's probably the only reason why I managed to finish this drama. (That and because I watched it while it was airing.) On a side note, red really suits this actor. One more thing, if you don't like love triangles, this drama might still please you. Hong Na Ri never gives lawyer Kwon Deok Bong a real chance, neither does Go Nan Gil with anyone.

Background story
This is hard to describe without giving some spoilers, but I'll try. Let's just say that Go Nan Gil past is sure to bring some troubles, dangerous troubles. With that, you can expect him to save the damsel in distress while fighting in front of her, right? Don't. He does fight from time to time and, just because he's good at fighting, everyone seems afraid of him. But come on! His opponents could just try to kill him, it's not like they actually care about life. They could also try to hurt Hong Na Ri, but they don't think of it. With that, another potential interesting story just fell flat.

Music
That's one of the few things I liked. It was fresh, light-hearted and put me in a good mood.

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