Hi Bye, Mama! (2020) poster
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It's the story of a mother who died and begins a 49-day long project of reincarnation, and a husband who has barely begun to live a new life after overcoming the pain of losing his wife. Jo Kang Hwa is a skilled thoracic surgeon. After losing his wife four years ago, he had been working as a single father until he got married again two years ago. While he seems like a caring person, he does not offer a hand nor intervene when needed. (Source: Soompi) Edit Translation

  • English
  • 中文(简体)
  • 中文(台灣)
  • Italiano
  • Country: South Korea
  • Type: Drama
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired: Feb 22, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020
  • Aired On: Saturday, Sunday
  • Original Network: Netflix tvN
  • Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
  • Score: 8.5 (scored by 19,781 users)
  • Ranked: #569
  • Popularity: #269
  • Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

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Completed
Beatrix
88 people found this review helpful
Apr 19, 2020
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 0
Overall 10
Story 10
Acting/Cast 10
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 10
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I started watching this drama knowing that it will be a sad one. However, I never thought I'd fall in love with all the characters.

This drama made me think and feel emotions that are not part of the drama. It made me pause and look back on my own life. Am I happy? Did I ever make anyone around me happy? If I die will people I consider family and friends act like how Yuri's family and friends did? It made me value more the meaning of life. Thus, I believe, this drama exceeded what it was suppose to do which is to share a story. Through every episodes of the drama, it tried to impart with us a lesson we can take in life.

I'm happy that the writer did not choose to give us an ending which is absurd. It stayed true to its title. I know somewhere along the way, we somehow wished that Yuri will stay and live but we started this drama knowing that she will die again eventually, heck, the title of drama gave it away. It literally is "Hi, Bye Mama!"

This is me being greedy but I wished they had a longer epilogue for everyone. I would've loved to see how Yuri's family is coping with losing her again and of course her best friend Go Hyun Jung.

PS: I was really hoping that Lee Si Woo's character (Jang Pil-Seung ) would've gotten more screen time. But will just wish to see him more in his next project.

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Completed
minarii
57 people found this review helpful
Apr 19, 2020
16 of 16 episodes seen
Completed 2
Overall 7.0
Story 7.5
Acting/Cast 10
Music 8.0
Rewatch Value 7.0
''Hi Bye, Mama'' is undoubtedly a very thought-provoking drama. It makes you reflect on the most important and precious values in your life and it makes you realize how important the people you love are. The drama surely warms your heart and it brings tears to your eyes.

I honestly admire the idea of the show and how well it was executed. With this type of story, things can easily go wrong. But ''Hi Bye, Mama'' never took this wrong step and it remained good till the end. Writer Kwon Hye Joo for sure knows how to write such heart-warming stories.

However, the reason why I'm not giving a better overall rating is because I think there were a bit too many side stories and characters. Somewhere around the middle, the story kind of dragged too much, then later on became better again. It's not the biggest flaw a show could have, but the fact that I got bored for around 4-5 episodes affected my rating.

The characters were overall very good and the relationship between them were excellently developed. Cha Yu Ri definitely grew on me a lot, the same goes for Gang Hwa and Min Jeong. The sismance between Yu Ri and Min Jeong was great too, I loved how they didn't make them hate each other or something. It just made the drama sweeter.

The acting was amazing! Lee Kyu Hyung with a main role, freaking YES! I've loved him since I saw him in Prison Playbook and I'm so glad that he finally had a main role. Kim Tae Hee, gosh, this woman! I swear to god, when I saw her in Yong Pal, I was so put off by her weak performance that I thought she's one of the worst actresses and I was even sad when I saw she was cast for this drama. But thank you, Tae Hee, for proving me wrong! She was brilliant as Cha Yu Ri, I was so impressed.

So overall, I liked ''Hi Bye, Mama'' and I think a lot of people would enjoy it. I'm just trying to be more honest with my ratings, you know. But yeah, it's a very addicting show and I'm glad that I stayed with it till the end.

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Details

  • Drama: Hi Bye, Mama!
  • Country: South Korea
  • Episodes: 16
  • Aired: Feb 22, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020
  • Aired On: Saturday, Sunday
  • Original Network: Netflix, tvN
  • Duration: 1 hr. 10 min.
  • Content Rating: 15+ - Teens 15 or older

Statistics

  • Score: 8.5 (scored by 19,781 users)
  • Ranked: #569
  • Popularity: #269
  • Watchers: 42,791

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