My Pig Lady

My Pig Lady (2014)

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Wang Man Ling is a crass young lady that is the daughter of a wealthy pig farmer who live and dresses modestly. When her boyfriend dumps her at her friends wedding, she swears that she will find a guy more handsome, better and wealthier than him to marry her. Her best friend is a matchmaker and introduces her to guys on blind dates. Fan Jiang Yu is a second generation heir who read morelives off of his father's wealth. He lives extravagantly and doesn't have a care on how he spends his money. Due to his father's sudden death their company stocks drops overnight leaving him almost broke. The two meet by accident when Man Ling thinks Jiang Yu is the absolute last blind date Tou Wen will set her up on, while Jiang Yu thinks Man Ling is a artiste that he has to piss off to cut ties with his parents charity. Once their confusion is cleared that he isn't really her blind date and she isn't the artiste mooching from his charity, the two make a deal where he will teach her how to act and dress like the rich in exchange for her paying him.

  • Native title:

    上流俗女
  • Also Known as:

    Upper Class Common Girl; Shang Liu Su Nu; 願嫁金龜婿; Upper-Class Common Girl; 上流俗女; 真愛遇到他; Go, Single Lady;

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xAyuu
9 of 11 people found this review helpful
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Sep 15, 2014
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
Story: We have a country girl who raises pigs and wants to enter the high class society and marry a rich guy. She coincidentally meets a rich guy who teaches her the ways of being a high class woman. But he loses everything - his family, love, and money and realises that he has no one in the world that truly cares about him except the 'pig' girl. (I found this odd read more because he had always had his forever loyal assistant by his side) Of course, the rest of the story that follows is pretty predictable.. nothing outta the ordinary.

Acting/Cast: Mike oh Mikee! I've always loved him since Devil Beside You.. but I've noticed that he does pick some pretty bad dramas - but not this one! I felt that his character had a a little bit of 'Jiang Meng' feel to him and I loved it! There was one particular scene where Mike pinned Ady against the wall and said "..you have to stay by my side.. and be my girl" which was totally Mike from DBY.. hehe LOVED IT XD This is his first collaboration with Ady and I think they acted really well together, but IMO they lacked chemistry. They did feel very natural together but nothing like the chemistry he had with Rainie - I think that will always be his best! I personally didn't really enjoy this coupling much. Ady is a really great actress though! It was also nice to see Shone as the dorky assistant - great to see another Comic Boyz member in the drama world.

Music: I can't say I'm thrilled with the opening song by Shin.. I much prefered the one he sang for Rock N Road! First song though that caught my attention in this drama was the incredibly cute and sweet song 'Melted' by Popu Lady. Every time this song started playing in the background I couldn't help but smile.. I really liked the beginning melody to the song... it's really nice. But I swear this song was part of the OST for another drama.. which I think was actually Fall in Love With Me? Then we reached the end of the first epi and I was in for a pleasant surprise - a beautiful song by none other than my absolute favourite singer.. Hebe! Bonus points scored for this drama! Yes I'm biased XD

Rewatch Value: This was a really entertaining drama. Story was great and the cast was great... but it lacked 'something' that would make me come back to it for a round 2.

Overall: I enjoyed this drama alot from the start to the end though I did lose a bit of interest towards the end. If you're a fan of Mike, I highly recommend this as it was definitely one of his better dramas. I did feel that the drama was kinda unbalanced in terms of story as it followed the two main characters a bit too much and that the rest of the characters were pushed aside when they were no longer linked to them even though they could have a side story of their own.
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JADE1300
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May 24, 2015
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 9.0
I saw the female lead ADY, first in Autumn's Concerto. She was really good in that drama, but a little bit too tame for my taste. However, her personalty is a complete opposite in this drama, shes feisty, bossy and will literally kick your ass if she feels wronged. I loved her acting here. shows what a great a versatile actress she is. She and my babe, Mike He, really hit it read more off, good chemistry. This story is kind like the American show, Beverly Hill Billy's, where a rich family has lots of money, but doesn't rub elbows with the snotty rich. They however want their princess and heir (played by Ady) to marry well into the upper class, thereby enlisting the help of a boy is from the upper class, but is currently broke due to the collapse of the family business. Total opposites in personalty and values, lots of fighting and fireworks in the beginning, but the couple learns and grows with each other. Mike's character made the biggest growth, he goes from being a selfish, goal-less playboy, to a responsible store manager who can gut a fish in less than a minute! As other reviewers have said, however, the ending really dragged and so unnecessary. Otherwise, I probably would have given this drama and 9 or 10. Overall, however, one of Mikes better dramas, I would re-watch again in the future.
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    bojinator 26 days ago
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    bojinator 26 days ago

    "There's no better appetizer than a French kiss."

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    iindu May 15, 2015

    Its an okay drama..somewhat interesting, until the last five episodes which were really dragging. Mike He is good, but not all that impressive.
    The story could have been so much tighter and better with five episodes short. I skipped through them to just get it over with.

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    Blademan2 Mar 1, 2015
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    Blademan2 Feb 28, 2015

    Zhang Xian Zi is a real sleazebag, I had to frustratingly bear with that skank, she's shallow and despicable, she really shows what she's truly made of and what she truly is, just a real lowlife scumbag of a real slut!!! And yet another trashy despicable writer whose OBSESSED with having main/2nd lead romances, WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And women so need to stop hitting men as the female lead, as well as the male lead's mother does so many times in this drama, us men aren't supposed to hit women, of which I'm so against men hitting women, but I'm SO MUCH MORE against women hitting men, even in joking, it's despicable and shallow, SHAME ON ALL OF YOU SKANKS WHO HIT OR SLAP US MEN!!!!!!!!!!! WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    canyousaywhuut Feb 18, 2015

    fake kissing scene -___- Mike He's like the king of kissing scenes then now he fakes it?! -__-

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    01Lu93 Jan 24, 2015

    The last episodes dragged on too long

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    BaDaBa11 Jan 3, 2015

    so im on ep 17...why do i feel like this will drag for no reason.

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    drama-addicts Dec 25, 2014

    there's only 24 episodes! not 27

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    BaDaBa11 Dec 21, 2014

    its okay..but ill TRY and see it to the end.

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    dpcirizarry123 Dec 20, 2014

    Cute, not Mike's best but OK! Will not be re-watching.

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    NiceNoona Nov 16, 2014

    I have an airtime question. It says this is 27 episodes that are 1:30 minutes long. Does that mean drama fever is splitting them in half, so there will be more or were there 45 minute long eps to start and they aired more than one a day?

    I just want to make sure I'm not getting an abbreviated version on dramafever

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      chante Nov 26, 2014

      27 episodes ZJTV China
      24 episodes CTV Taiwan
      Location(s) Taiwan, Shanghai China
      Running time 45 minutes ZJTV (China)
      90 minutes CTV (Taiwan)

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      NiceNoona Nov 26, 2014

      Thank you! I was worried that I was missing some of it.

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    cityhunter83 Oct 23, 2014

    i love Mike He but 3 eps in i am NOT feeling this drama or him in it. there is something extremely off putting in everything about him and his character here.

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      mystic666 Nov 6, 2014

      i agree i am a little disappointed

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    goldenseal50 Oct 18, 2014

    Yay! Dramafever picked it up!!

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    Tiffany Oct 18, 2014

    Loving this show so far

Details

  • Country:

    China
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    27
  • Aired:

    Jul 6, 2014 to Jul 15, 2014
  • Aired On:

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Network:

    ZJTV
  • Duration:

    45 min.

Statistics

  • Score:

    7.3 (scored by 291 users)
  • Ranked:

    #1879
  • Popularity:

    #120

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