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  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired: Nov 5, 2014 - Dec 25, 2014
  • Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
  • Network: MBC
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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  • Score: 7.2 (scored by 1,449 users)
  • Ranked: #1960
  • Popularity: #553
  • Members: 4,140

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Mr. Back
7.2
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Ratings: 7.2/10 from 1,449 users
# of Members: 4,140
Reviews: 5 users
Ranked #1960
Popularity #553
Members 1,449

Choi Go Bong (meaning "highest peak" or "highest salary") is a 70-year-old man who runs a large hotel conglomerate, and he's known nothing but greed and selfishness all his life. When his body suddenly transforms back into his 30s, he becomes gleeful at the chance to relive his youth. He renames himself Choi Shin Hyung (meaning "newest model"), and meets Eun Ha Soo, a part-timer who's just landed her first regular job.Because of Hee Soo, he learns what love is for the first time in his life. At the same time, he develops a relationship with his estranged son and troublesome heir, Choi Dae Han.

  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired: Nov 5, 2014 - Dec 25, 2014
  • Aired On: Wednesday, Thursday
  • Network: MBC
  • Duration: 60 min.
  • Score: 7.2 (scored by 1,449 users)
  • Ranked: #1960
  • Popularity: #553
  • Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Reviews

PKsuperfan
9 people found this review helpful
Feb 4, 2015
Overall 8.5
Story 8.0
Acting/Cast 10
Music 7.5
Rewatch Value 7.5
This drama is really not bad overall, and there is even a surprising ending detail which I did not expect. But, this drama really is not for everyone. I mean, it starts out pretty well, and you are very interested in the story, but, then it becomes a little bit awkward. Since the girl our main character likes the father and is also his son's love interest. Not to mention, she is his son's age rather than the father's ( main character) age and there is at least a 30 year age gap between father and son it becomes quite awkward.

So, we as the viewer start to become very weirded out, and although the romance is cute, it is really problematic to our minds when we dwell on it. I have no real problem with age in general, and I enjoyed the dramas called: I love Lee Taeri, the Prime Minister and I, Big ( at first, until the story went downhill, I was fine with the the age gap). All of these dramas have huge age gaps, the biggest age gap from these dramas was 14 years.

I would not have minded the age gap so much if perhaps, the son was not in love with the same girl. But, I guess that cannot be helped. For those of you that have problems with age gaps, at least know what you are getting into before you watch it. But, I still recommend you at least try watching it. It may not be so bad for you. Plus, the romance gets kind of boring and in the end I did not care who she went with.

The romance in this drama was secondary to the father- son bromance ( I don't know what else to call it), that was happening in this drama. I loved those scenes and I want to rewatch this drama just for those scenes alone. So, if you love bromance scenes, this is a drama for you, as long as you can get through the first few episodes with little to no bromance. Then, bromance scenes start and the drama becomes adorable. I know why it was beating Pinocchio for ratings now. Despite the boring parts this drama had more bromance than Pinocchio.


I enjoyed the music overall and the overall acting was very good. I officially love Lee Joon as an actor. I am going to have to go back and watch all his movies and dramas. The plot overall was quite interesting and I did not mind the plot holes as much. Anyway, I would recommend you give this drama a try, but, if you don't like it, it's okay this drama is not for everyone.

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Rule
11 people found this review helpful
Dec 27, 2014
Overall 7.0
Story 7.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 6.5
Rewatch Value 3.5
The show started out really cute...I loved the fantasy and the comedy.
Then it started lagging, and I ended up fast forwarding a bit. Lots of fillers which got boring at times.
There is romance, but it gets overweighed by the father son relationship. That seemed the most interesting part of the drama. It transitioned from hatred to pure love, and the process was really heartwarming.
Overall: Not bad, but not great either. It was a good watch especially as I was in the process of waiting for all the other dramas to finish, as I usually watch when they finish airing.

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