Full House (South Korean TV series)

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Full House (Hangul풀하우스; RRPul-hauseu) is a 2004 South Korean television series starring Song Hye-kyo, Rain, Han Eun-jung and Kim Sung-soo. Based on the manhwa Full House by Won Soo-yeon, the romantic comedy series aired on KBS2 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:50 for 16 episodes from July 14 to September 4, 2004.

Considered a pioneer of the "romantic comedy" genre in Korean drama, the drama was a great success in Asia and helped propel the Korean Wave.

Ji-eun, an aspiring scriptwriter, lives in a house called "Full House" built by her late father. One day, her two best friends trick her into believing that she has won a free vacation. While she is away, they sell her house. On the plane, she meets a famous actor named Young-jae. Through comedic events, they get acquainted during her vacation and when she returns, she discovers that her house has been sold to him.

Though they do not get along with each other due to their contrasting habits, they agreed to live with each other. At first, Ji-eun works as his maid in order to buy her house back. However later, they enter into a contract marriage as Young-jae wanted to make his crush, Kang Hye-won, jealous. Complications arise as Ji-eun and Young-jae become attracted to each other.

The location of the titled house, Full House, is a house built specially for the series. It is located in the Gwangyeok-si area of Incheon, near Incheon International Airport, and is a ten-minute boat ride from Sammok Harbor. The house, made mostly of wood, cost approximately US$1 million to build.Nearby sightseeing locations include Jogak (sculpture) Park on Modo Island; a bridge connects these two islands. The house remains a tourist attraction until it was torn down in April 2013 due to irreparable damage from a typhoon.

The first episode was shot in Shanghai near The Bund. In later episodes some parts were filmed in Thailand.

This page was last edited on 23 April 2018, at 09:59.
Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Full_House_(2004_TV_series) under CC BY-SA license.

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