The Queen of SOP


The Price of Being a Leftover Lady / 胜女的代价 / SOP女王

The Queen of SOP

Cast:

  • Zhang Han as Tang Jun / Tom
  • Chen Qiao En as Lin Xiao Jie
  • Godfrey Gao as Gao Zi Qi
  • Zhang Meng as Zeng Chu Chu
  • Coco Jiang as Bai Ji Qing

Year: 2012

Episodes: 30 (45 mins)

Opening: Enjoy Being Lonely by Chen Qiao En

Ending: Being the Friend who Loves You Most by Zhang Han

Story/Synopsis:

After a failed relationship with her former boss and ex-boyfriend Gao Zi Qi, Lin Xiao Jie decides to start her own business with the support of her internet pal Tom. When she finds out that one of her employees, Tang Jun, is actually Tom, and that he’s the son of a wealthy business tycoon, she begins to doubt his intentions, resulting in a series of misunderstandings.

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Happy Michelin Kitchen


幸福三颗星 / Xing Fu San Ke Xing

Cast:

  • Lan Cheng Long as An Shao Cheng
  • Cheryl Yang as Xin Duo Duo
  • Li Jin Ming as Li Ru Zhen
  • Wu Jian Fei as Gu Da Peng
  • Ying Er as Zhou Jia Qi
  • Li Zhi Nan as Ding Wei Gang

Year: 2012

Episodes: 32 (45mins)

Opening: 這一次愛妳 by Color Band

Ending: 說愛 不愛 by 陳思函(CSHA)

Related show: Happy & Love Forever and Sunny Happiness

Story/Synopsis:

Lan Cheng Long played a second generation restaurateur who falls in love with an ordinary looking but extraordinarily skilled chef played by Cheryl Yang.

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Heartbeat Love


再一次心跳 /  Zai Yi Ci Xin Tiao


Cast:

  • Rainie Yang
  • Show Lo

Year: 2012

Episodes: 5 (10 mins)

Theme Song: 王见王 (Wang Jian Wang) by Rainie and Show

Story/Synopsis:

Rainie Yang (Xiao Yu) plays a girl stuck in a hotel room through lies and accidents with a gay guy played by Show Luo. Or say it ain?t so? C?mon, there are no accidents in this world. Her mission is to find the significance of Tasmania Islands, and his mission is to correct her wrong impression of him. Will this be fate to hearts beating a different drum or to becoming one unison heartbeat in destiny?

Essbee’s Opinion: 80

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Rainbow Sweetheart


彩虹甜心 / Cai Hong Tian Xin

Cast:

  • Jimmy Lin as Shao Feng
  • Cherrie Ying as Peng Xiao Qian
  • Zou Ting Wei as Xu Kai
  • Hou Shu as Luo Ying Ying

Year: 2011

Episodes: 35 (45 mins)

Opening: Xing Xing Hao (行行好) by Megan Lai

Ending: Color (颜色) by Jimmy Lin

Other songs:

  • You Are the One by Jimmy Lin
  • If It Wasn’t You (如果不是你) by Megan Lai
Related to My Girl and Hi My Sweetheart

Story/Synopsis:

Peng Xiao Qian is a commoner who lives in a life of running away for debtors because her father was a huge gambler. She gets small jobs, such as tour guide, to make a living and is a very good liar. One day, she gets a temporary job as a Chinese-Korean translator for the CEO of a hotel, Shao Feng. They meet several times afterwards, Shao Feng finds himself dealing with a liar and cheater. However, he offers her to become his fake cousin to help save the life of his grandfather. They will become cousins and live under the same roof. How will their relationship develop as they get closer and closer?

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77%

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In Time With You


我可能不會愛你 / Wo Ke Neng Bu Hui Ai Ni

Cast:

  • Ariel Lin as Cheng You Qing 程又青
  • Bo-Lin Chen as Li Da Ren 李大仁
  • Jassie Chen as Maggie
  • Sunny Wang as Ding Li Wei 丁立威

Year: 2011

Episodes: 13 (75 mins)

Ratings: 2.58 [As of December 4th]

Opening:  Hai Shi Hui (還是會) by William Wei

Ending: Wings (翅膀) by Ariel Lin

Story/Synopsis:

On her 30th birthday, Cheng You Qing received an email on “the symptoms of premature aging” from Li Da Ren, her best friend of 14 years. Unable to accept that Li Da Ren is like a fine wine that will get better with age and she is like a grape that will dry into a raisin as years go by, she made a bet with Li to see who will get married first before they turn 35. As she looked around for a potential husband, she discovered that she was surrounded by unacceptable candidates, like gay assistant or cheating ex-boyfriend. The only man who could love her despite her ill temper and stubbornness is her best friend. The only problem was that they both swore that they were not or will ever be romantically attracted to each other.

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83%

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Office Girls


小資女孩向前衝 / Xiao Zi Nu Hai Xiang Qian Chong

Cast:

  • Alice Ke as as Shen Xing Ren
  • Roy Qiu as Qin Zi Qi
  • Tia Li as Zheng Kai Er
  • Wen Sheng Hao as Xu Cheng Feng
  • Janel Tsai as Wei Min Na

Year: 2011

Episodes: 25 (70 mins)

Ratings: 5.12

Opening: Bu Yao Bu Yao (不要不要) by Genie Chuo

Ending: Wei Jia Xing Fu (微加幸福) by Yisa Yu

Story/Synopsis:

Qin Zi Qi is a MBA graduate who has everything handed to him because he is the future successor of Jingshi Department Store. However, his father worries he will not make a good manager and decides to train him by having him work as an entry-level employee for a year. During the year he has to live on his own salary and never reveal his true identity, or he will have to renounce his succession right. Zi Qi could not have survived the year has it not been for Shen Xing Reng‘s office survival guide. Shen is a Jingshi marketing specialist who has just saved her first $100,000 for the down payment on a house. She works very hard to achieve her goal. Together, Xing Ren and Zi Qi  accomplish the impossible, which is to shine on the bottom of the office pyramid.

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64%

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Material Queen


拜金女王 / Bai Jin Nu Wang

Cast:

  • Lynn Hung as Lin Chu Man 林楚曼
  • Van Ness Wu as Cai Jia Hao 蔡家豪
  • Daniel Chan as Yan Kai Ming 嚴凱銘
  • Jessie Chiang as Lu Yi Xian 路伊嫻

Year: 2011

Episodes: 22 (75 mins)

Ratings: 0.80

Opening: Is This All by Van Ness Wu and Ryan Tedder

Ending: A Million Types of Kisses by Rachel Liang

Other songs: Knockin’ by Van Ness Wu

Story/Synopsis:

Lin Chu Man is a fashion model who does not prejudice against a man for being short, fat, ugly and old, as long as he is rich. So when she discovers that her pefect man is only a hired body double for the real billionaire “Mr. Norman,” and his true identity is a penniless music student in Paris named Cai Jia Hao, she immediately dumps him. As karma would have it, she loses her job to a younger model, her rich lover kicks her to the curb and she finds out Cai Jia Hao will be her new roommate. Lin and Cai’s unexpected living arrangement forces them to reconcile and to really get to know each other. As Lin becomes closer to Cai, her goal of nabbing the real estate tycoon Yan Kai Ming becomes less of a priority. She starts to question whether being rich is what she truly desires.

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72%

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