Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy

Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy (2005)

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Na Bori is a 25 year old woman who desperately wants to be a teacher at the high school she was kicked out of due misunderstanding with her teachers over injuring a group of male classmates. After getting her GED, she rejects job offers from other high schools and works on becoming a teacher at her old high school so she could work side by side with her high school love interest, read morethe art teacher Ji Hyun Woo. However, the only thing that enables her to get the coveted job is by signing a contract to essentially babysit Park Tae In, a troublemaker who attends the same high school. Tae In, a lonely youth, quickly becomes the "jjang", or "king" of the high school, and enjoys playing mean tricks on Bori whose easygoing personality attracts the majority of her students. Noh Jemma is jealous of the relationship between Bori and Tae In, and goes out of her way to get Bori kicked out but she's not the only one against them.

  • Native title:

    건빵선생과 별사탕
  • Also Known as:

    Hello My Teacher ; Hardtack Teacher and Star Candy ; Geonbbangseonsaengkwa Byeolsatang

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Jeaniessi
32 of 34 people found this review helpful
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Apr 7, 2011
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 10
This show is foremost about love and how love chooses you. Age and station do not matter. It's also very much about growing up and having someone be on your side no matter what. I thought this show was very well acted. I loved the kids and the lessons learned through the help of Biscuit Teacher. I loved Gong Yoo and Gong Hyo Jin. Tae In fell in love with Bo Ri read more and that was it for him, end of story. This show touched my heart. It was very cute and fun. Find it on the web and watch it!
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JunKi-fan
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Nov 12, 2011
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 7.0
  • Rewatch Value 7.0
I started with this drama mainly because the plot seemed interesting enough. We all know what happens in a forbidden kind of love story between student and teacher and I expected it to go the cliched way right from the beginning but Biscuit Teacher surprised me here. The relationship between Tae In and Bo Ri has been depicted with sensitivity and a lot of depth-they are like friends, each other's mentors, guides, read more siblings, parents and lovers. Beginning was extremely fun and humorous with lotsa hilarious and heart-rendering situations involving individual students. But towards the end it kind of became a drag where there was little to no substantial plot development. It was heart-breaking to see Tae In cry so much and frustrating to see Bo Ri act like a confused teenager, unsure of her feelings. However the ending totally made up for it- very sweet. If not for anything else, this drama MUST be watched for Gong Yoo's realistic portrayal of an innocent and love-struck teenager, who matures from an eccentric, unruly kid to a real man with the strength to sacrifice what's most dear to him. Great acting by Gong Hyo Jin and the supporting cast as well.
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In both series the woman wants to be a teacher and she enters in conflict with a student.
Recommended by claudya87
Both are stories about high school students falling in love with their teacher. Both are touching romances. The J drama is more serious and intense than the K drama.
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    Lils Feb 15, 2016

    Gong Yoo was beyond adorable in this drama. <3

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    blackbetty Feb 10, 2016

    Ok i'm watching episode 4 and lovin' it, even tho i'm not getting the whole superhero-"house of flying daggers" fighting style. Is it made on purpose? Is it a parody (i guess so)? There will be an explanation later for the whole slow motion kicks and flying-around-all-together stuff?

    Lovely drama nonetheless, so fun and weird!

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    Question for anyone who has seen this - I'm currently watching this and I am unsure of who the girl (Gong Hyo Jin) ends up with in the end - b/c the description isn't too clear and the reviews aren't clear either... I'd like to know for sure who she ends up with - please tell me in a spoiler tag (I'm hoping it's Gong Yoo - since he is the one in the picture with her)

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    MokaAkashiya Nov 5, 2015

    their love ( very funny) I love/hate the dad

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    peaceminushana Aug 31, 2015 - edited

    That engagement ring from Ji Hyun Woo is the ugliest engagement ring I've seen to date. And that proposal can it even be called a proposal?

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    Kikka Aug 28, 2015

    finally finished! XD It was a good drama, and although it was a bit draggy, it ended well! XD

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    NesrineTao Jun 4, 2015 - edited

    my two favorite actors :* this drama is amazing, i watched it almost 5 times :p

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    AlexB Sep 30, 2014 - edited

    I rewatched it recently and again with a lot of pleasure. For me, it's a must see drama. They don't do those any more :( I love it and enjoyed every moment.

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      sunflower63 Jan 30, 2015

      I felt exactly the same and have rewatched this again. A great story and fabulous acting too.

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      trueturquoise Feb 19, 2015

      This is one of the ones that always comes to mind for me when I think about dramas that I really liked...in the process of rewatching it now. :)

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    Blademan2 Sep 28, 2014 - edited

    Most horrendously despicable stupid drama I have seen yet!!!!

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      Zha Oct 26, 2014

      If you don't like it and you think its stupid, then drop it. Easy peasy. There's no way they can change it since it done 9 years ago. I know its your opinion but commenting like that this drama is the worst of the worst even though some people loved it, you're just ruining it for someone like me who haven't watch it yet.

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      Blademan2 Oct 26, 2014

      We are all entitled to our opinions.

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    Blademan2 Sep 28, 2014 - edited
    Reveal Spoiler »
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      krish Feb 2, 2016

      ignore this loser!! it's a gr8 drama

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    Blademan2 Sep 28, 2014

    Why the flippin F*** do they just HAVE to have lead/2nd lead romances, this is f'in bullshit, stupidity, shallow, and just plain scum!!! When will writers ever learn to write a proper F'IN romance already???? F*** AISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    bmore Aug 26, 2014

    Absolutely one of the best. Loved it and have watched it a dozen times.

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    heavenlene Jun 21, 2014

    Watching this is like watching Coffee Prince and The Master's Sun in one k-romcom :P

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    attyarly Mar 20, 2014

    Ep 5 already and I am not feeling it... should I continue?

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    DBSK Mar 7, 2014

    I'm loving Hyunwoo ;u;

Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    16
  • Aired:

    Apr 13, 2005 to Jun 2, 2005
  • Aired On:

    Wednesday, Thursday
  • Network:

    SBS
  • Duration:

    1 hr. 5 min.

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  • Score:

    7.4 (scored by 2,170 users)
  • Ranked:

    #2116
  • Popularity:

    #449

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