Emergency Couple

Emergency Couple (2014)

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Jin-Hee led a satisfying life as a dietitian. She then met medical school student Chang-Min. Despite his wealthy family's strong opposition, Jin-Hee and Chang-Min decided to get married. Chang-Min's family is full of doctors. Chang-Min though gave up his medical internship and began working as a pharmaceutical salesman. Their marriage life was not happy. Chang-Min's family looked down on Jin-Hee and even Chang-Min seemed to change. Chang-Min began to think terribly of read moreJin-Hee and they finally divorced. After their divorce, Jin-Hee became a medical student and now works as an intern. Chang-Min also graduated from medical school and begins to work as an intern. One day, they meet in the emergency room for a hospital where they will both work together.

  • Native title:

    응급남녀
  • Also Known as:

    Eunggeubnamnyeo ; Emergency Man and Woman

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ShreeyaSharma
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Aug 13, 2014
  • Overall 9.0
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
This is the second medical drama that I've seen (the first one being Doctor Stranger). Both the dramas were of a different genre so I can't really compare them but despite that fact where one drama disappointed me time and again (I guess we all know about the downfall of DS), the other surpassed all the expectations I had from it.

I wouldn't call the story of this drama a work of read more a genius but it was a fresh concept for me and worked really well on screen too. The characters were quite realistic and believable. I had fun following all the stories that were strung together in an enjoyable manner. The thing I loved about the drama was that even though there were many cameos and supporting casts that appeared infrequently, nobody seemed like an extra piece. I especially enjoyed the ER scenes. Though I couldn't understand more than half of medical conditions and treatments they spoke about, I could really feel the tension and the panic they tried to show. It was completely natural and effortless on the writers' part.

The actors did a splendid job in my opinion. They practically didn't look like actors to me but rather as actual doctors/interns. They must have worked their asses off to get the right feel for their characters. Kudos to them. Much of the credit for the love I have for this show goes to the actors because they made me fall in love with the drama in the first place. The chemistry between all the couples(and also almost-couples) was great, nothing seemed out of place. The baby who plays the character of Gook deserves a special mention because he was absolutely adorable in whatever shot he gave! :D

Honestly, during the first few episodes the music almost ticked me off because I couldn't connect with it at all. Especially when they played the songs at the end of the episode. Those songs were frankly VERY misplaced. The end of the episode would be on a mellow or sad note and then suddenly you'd have this super peppy song as an end theme. But as the show progressed they rectified that I guess because even the songs got better and felt more natural. By the end of the show I was in love with the OST track 'Scent of a Flower'. Both the male and female versions were beautiful. Choi Jin Hyuk has a knee-wobbling voice. Worth a listen!

I could definitely watch this drama again in a while. Not in the immediate future but maybe in a few months. A well acted and executed drama that I really like surprisingly. The finale of the drama was a treat to watch as well. Nothing felt rushed, everybody got their ends properly. The reason I have given the show a 9/10 rather than a 10/10 despite liking it so much is because although I really appreciate the fact that they gave a good end, it felt a little incomplete for my taste. This is not a flaw, mind you. Maybe the writers left the rest for us to imagine but in my personal opinion I'd have liked it more if they could have wrapped it up in a more definitive manner.

I have absolutely no other complains with the show, it was a delight to watch! Don't miss it :)
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AwesomeMaris
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Apr 28, 2014
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 8.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 6.0
I really enjoyed this drama. I've seen a few medical dramas, and I thought this was an excellent one. I liked the plot when I first read the synopsis, and generally, this was the same throughout the show but I thought the plot in the last 3-4 episodes was a bit slow. The side plots added really well to the show- but one of them was left unfinished, I felt.

All of read more the cast were excellent- I loved the chemistry between the leads, and I thought the secondary characters were great also. The cameo in episode 3 made me laugh SO MUCH :D

I really liked the music throughout the show- especially Choi Jin Hyuk's song :3

I'm giving it a re-watch value of six, only because I'm not likely to re-watch this drama, anytime soon.

Overall, I really liked this drama- it was definitely one of the best so far this year~!
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    DejikoUnicorn 7 days ago

    Extremely overrated. She's really annoying and the ending is so expected. I gave it a mediocre 6.

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    LeejLicious 8 days ago

    I loved it, I watched this drama within 2 weeks!!

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    GetShock 14 days ago

    For a K-drama I loved it, usually I tend to get bored halfway or towards the end cause they feel dragged out. But this was really fun and enjoyable, love majority of the cast too. I could defo rewatch it =)

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    Mivaaa 14 days ago

    This show is really good! For the first time in quite a while I found the second leads to be likable! And who don't enjoy a kind of funny but yet serious hospital drama? Well I do and this series is a very good fit.
    Also, this is the first series of the ones I've seen where I started to like Choi Jin Hyuk. I've had a hard time finding him likable before, but in this show he really captured the character well and I found myself loving him! I wont say that he's my new favorite actor, that would be a lie. But I will most definitaly watch more of his shows!

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    tabaka Dec 14, 2014

    I love first half of this drama - for me it's totally normal to act a bit childish when confronting love. Especially love from your "younger days". Well... At least I'm like that;]
    Boring episodes? We have forward button for it, right?;p
    And again. I just love JiHyo&JinHyuk acting XD

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    deathbell Dec 5, 2014

    great drama but in middle i have to skip few scenes because it was kind of boring
    over all it was great

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    Lia Nov 11, 2014

    Loved it!!!! Loved the Chief too, but he should've fell for his friend.

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    MelodyChaiLinao Nov 7, 2014

    as a medical grad this happens always in the corner. though most of my experience is from other schooland school mate. but i find it amazing not boring. being with your x in your work field is kinda funny and annoying. but moving on is the best thing i guess.

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    luluk222000 Oct 18, 2014

    second time watching this drama, and it's still so funny !!!

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    Sora Sep 13, 2014

    it was fun near the start but got a bit boring so i dropped it

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    maida11 Sep 6, 2014

    i droped this drama twice , the leads supposed to be 33 years old but they act in childish way with each other and i didn't feel the emergency in dealing with citical patients .but something tells me to give it another chance .what do u think!

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    jiajia Sep 5, 2014

    Daebak Kang Gary kyakya ♥

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    Taylorgg12 Aug 15, 2014

    I seriously hate this mother.

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    faithinme Aug 8, 2014

    watching it again haha. really love this drama
    at first I wanted to hate it bcoz I hate the female lead's role in princess hours but after finishing emergency couple it became one of my fave dramas

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    Sara Jul 21, 2014

    this drama just gets better with every episode

Details

  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Type:

    Drama
  • Episodes:

    21
  • Aired:

    Jan 24, 2014 to Apr 5, 2014
  • Aired On:

    Friday, Saturday
  • Network:

    tvN
  • Duration:

    60 min.

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  • Score:

    8.1 (scored by 5,511 users)
  • Ranked:

    #415
  • Popularity:

    #72

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