- Both have a serial killer on the loose that takes an interest in the main male lead.
- Both are set in the world of crime.
- Both possess the genres of romance and comedy (and are clearly showing it).
- Both have a romance where the main male lead is above the main girl (careerwise) --> In Suspicious partner she's his employee and in Love me if you dare she's his secretary/assistant.
- Both male leads have an interesting personality and are smart.
- Both male leads have high positions (careerwise).
- Both excel in their field of work (one as a profiler and one as a prosecutor/lawyer).
- Both male leads have experienced trauma in their past and are still suffering from it in the present.
- Both female leads have an interesting personality and are also smart.
- Both deeply engages in a complicated investigation of the serial killer that goes beyond a few episodes.
- Both have complex characters with their own internal battles.
- Both have multiple cases, regarding criminal investigations that have nothing to do with the serial killer but are separate cases.
- One is set in the world of the police while the other is set in the world of lawyers.
- One is produced in China while the other in South Korea.
- Suspicious Partner has 40 episodes while Love me if you dare only has 24 episodes.