No. of episodes: 32 (each episode is 30 mins)
Genre: News, Romance
Native Title: 그 남자의 기억법
Original network: MBC
The story revolves around a man, Lee Jeong Hoon (Kim Dong Wook) with hyperthymesia (condition that leads people to remember an abnormally large number of their experience in vivid detail) and a woman, Yeo Ha Jin (Moon Ga Young) who has forgotten the important moments of life.
Jeong Hoon is an anchor in one of the top broadcasting station in Korea, he seek his justices differently but he has his ways. Lost his first love, Jung Seo Yeon (Lee Joo Bin) after she was killed by falling from a building and land right in front of him, exactly like his mother.
Ha Jin is a popular actress, no matter how many scandals and negative news written, she is still confident. During her part, we see her innocent coffee drive with Rowoon written as her two timing.
Jeong Hoon is known to be someone like a gentle monster, grill politicians, idols, CEOs on air with his detailed timeline of things they did before. When Ha Jin was invited to the broadcasting station for an interview, she said something that was exactly the same as Seo Yeon. The gentle monster froze during live broadcast for the first time.
Dating scandal: Actress and Anchor
The interview did not when well and Jeong Hoon’s boss arranged a dinner to apologies to Ha Jin. She left early and only the couple was seen leaving the restaurant together. Hence the paparazzi released the news of them dating after confirming with Ha Jin.
Without agreement from Jeong Hoon and her company, Ha Jin told the reporter that they are meeting with interest.
End up, they are on a 2 weeks dating period before they announce the break up. While they are together, Jeong Hoo will find out more about the similarities between Seo Yeon and Ha Jin.
That cute junior at work
Jo Il Kwon (Lee Jin Hyuk) is a junior reporter working in the same broadcast station as Jeong Hoon. After the scandal came to light, Jeong Hoon asked him to get Ha Jin’s contact at all cost.
The other patient
Jeong Hoon’s doctor Yoo Tae Eun (Yoon Jong Hoon) has been treating him for awhile, after seeing their news, he dig out the medical file of Ha Jin. The end of episode 4 shows that Ha Jin went to consult him in a terrible state and she was best friends with the late Seo Yeon.
[INSIDES: Yoo Tae Eun in the drama is the same doctor in Extraordinary you. He acted as Dan Oh’s doctor and also brother of Do Hwa.]
Definitely an interesting drama that I will continue to watch!