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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NutsyNoona
13 of 13 people found this review helpful
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Apr 15, 2014
  • Overall 8.0
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 9.0
  • Music 8.0
  • Rewatch Value 8.0
At first I was planning to watch Emergency Couple only for the leads. In fact, I've had a soft spot for Choi Jin Hyuk since discovering him in I Need Romance and I wanted to see Song Jo Hyo play a happy/funny character. Plus no one can deny they do have some awesome chemistry together. And thankfully the drama didn't let me down. The two actors were great and the development/rediscovering of read more their love was perfectly handled when it could have been a total nonsensical mess.

Surprisingly, what I really cared about the most wasn't the main couple but EVERYONE. All the characters were important in my eyes *whispers* especially Kim Min Ki. That drama is more than "and they rekindled their romance". It's about accepting past mistakes (yours as well as others') confronting your fears and moving forwards (toward your very own happiness). It's about taking care of the people you love and understanding them.

You will laugh, you will shed a few tears (or buckets) and in the end, once the drama is finished, you will happily say goodbye to these 21 hours of well spent time. Because yes, maybe Emergency Couple is not a piece of art per say but it is the kind of drama that makes you feel good about life, that reminds you that whatever mistake you made in the past, it doesn't and shouldn't define you and if that you try hard, you can succeed in anything.
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iamsarah
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Apr 24, 2014
  • Overall 10
  • Story 9.0
  • Acting/Cast 10
  • Music 9.0
  • Rewatch Value 10
I absolutely love this drama and the whole cast especially my girl from Running Man. This was my first medical drama and it was awesome. I liked the plot and how the story developed. It gave the watchers an insight about the main lead past together. Wonderful story, cast, moral lessons and lets not forget those Hot KISSES!!!

I totally recommend this drama to anyone it was amusing, thoughtful, and good to watch.
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Both drama are about divorcees ending up with each other. One More Happy Ending has a ton of divorced characters, but in Emergency Couple, I believe it was just the main couple.
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Also a tvn drama. In both dramas the leads know each other and meet after several years. Both dramas have Song Ji Hyo as the female lead.

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    GirlOfTheEast 5 days ago

    I was so bored the last eps that I read the recap online instead of watching the eps

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    Sani Apr 8, 2016

    this series was funny/romantic/cute and I loved every single episode, the male lead was looking great Choi Jin Hyuk hoping to see him soon in a new series, my rate is 9/10 and definitely is one of the dramas that I surely going to watch it again

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    AeonJo Feb 12, 2016

    This reminds me of the american show Emily Owens M.D., though it lasted for only one season and was cancelled I liked it!!
    Does anyone know that show or are you all hard core drama addicts xD?

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    LuvK Feb 7, 2016

    i really like this, everyone was mature :)

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    dramaconnoisseur Jan 28, 2016 - edited

    Chang-min is so cuteee! I like him since Gu's Family Book.

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    Mody Jan 18, 2016

    The female lead is too cute my type♡♡♡

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    BB78 Jan 16, 2016 - edited

    I feel like a hypocrite! Do you know why?? I will tell you...
    Just a few Days ago I made a comment to Cheese in the Trap complaying that Seo Kang Jun got only praised by the other comments because He is handsome and not because He is a good Actor... I said he is okay but not good enough to be praised for it or soo..
    Yesterday and today I watched Emergency Couple till 11ep. and why do I think CLARA is a good Actress??? hahaha she looks natural on screen but IDK if its because She is Pretty or because She is a good Actress. When I thought what I wrote ABOUT SKJ I feel like a big fat HYPOCRITE..
    haha anyone wants to confess and join me??

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    Queen_Makjang Sep 30, 2015

    I've watched two very serious melos in a row, so episode 1 has kept me in stitches. Just what I needed!

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    Farah Sep 22, 2015
    Reveal Spoiler »
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    koreadtempid Sep 14, 2015

    Absolutely loved it. Nice actors and no over acting.

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    Stasiamae Sep 13, 2015

    SECOND MALE LEAD SYNDROME!!!! BADLY!!! Ughhhhhhhh It killed me ;-;

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    Pixiemage7 Aug 20, 2015

    i skipped the first part but got hooked eventually.. the later episodes got draggy though

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    imhakunamatata0 Aug 6, 2015 - edited

    Am I the only person who ships her with the chief???

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      stolcci Jan 30, 2016

      No. You are not alone. The chief is so adorable ヽ(*´∀`)ノ

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    Ayeayed Jul 13, 2015

    I almost dropped this 5 minutes into the opening scene but I'm glad I came back. For me this was one drama with genuine well rounded characters. The Oh couple were both likeable at least once they revealed some of Oh Chang Min's good traits, and their previous divorce added an interesting dynamic to the relationship.

    I really don't understand all the Jin hee hate, I thought her character was well crafted and superbly executed. It was realistic yet optimistic, and there was some real character development. She and the chief were my favourites.

    This isn't a chaebol drama, there isn't any needlessly dragged out love rival arc, it doesn't have any ridiculous, over-the-top exciting event; instead the focus is solely on relationships, and for all those reasons I loved this show.

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    naccu Jul 2, 2015 - edited

    OMG it took me soooo long to finish this drama and I skipped most of it! It started interesting but I got bored fast! I had high hopes for this but..... Sorry, I didn't enjoy it much!

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      Bang Jul 29, 2015

      Same with me! ^_^

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      moonflower Oct 1, 2015

      Me too. It took me like two months to make myself watch the last ep :x

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      Bang Oct 1, 2015

      I still haven't finished it in 4 months! -_-

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      Drama-lover1 Feb 15, 2016

      It had been a year and I still haven't finished it

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      naccu Feb 15, 2016

      Glad to know I wasn't the only one!

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 9,003 users)
  • Ranked:

    #632
  • Popularity:

    #143

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