My Mister tells the story of three middle-aged brothers, who are enduring the weight of their lives, and a strong, cold woman, who has been living a hard life of her own, as they come together in healing each other’s past scars.
- Drama: My Mister (English & literal title)
- Revised romanization: Naui Ajusshi
- Hangul: 나의 아저씨
- Director: Kim Won-Suk
- Writer: Park Hae-Young
- Network: tvN
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: March 21 – May 17, 2018
A man (Lee Sun-Kyun) in his 40’s withstands the weight of life. A woman (IU) in her 20’s goes through difficult experiences, but also withstands the weight of her life. The man and woman get together to help each other.
Dong-Hoon (Lee Sun-Kyun) is married to Yoon-Hee (Lee Ji-Ah). His wife is secretly having an affair with a senior executive at the construction company where he works. Yoon-Hee wants to divorce Dong-Hoon and marry the executive, Joon-Young (Kim Young-Min). Dong-Hoon also has two brothers who live with his mother. The oldest brother, Sang-Hoon (Park Ho-San), doesn’t have a job and he is separated from his wife. Gi-Hoon (Song Sae-Byeok) is the youngest brother and he wants to become a movie director.
Meanwhile, Ji-An (IU) lives in a difficult situation. She supports her grandmother who is unable to move by herself. Ji-An is also in heavy debt and is harassed by loan shark Gwang-Il (Chang Ki-Yong). She works as a temp employee at the same construction company as Dong-Hoon. One day, she sees Dong-Hoon receive 50 million won ($50,000 USD) of gift certificates. She goes back to the office late at night and takes the gift certificates from Dong-Hoon’s desk. She tries to pay off her debts with the gift certificates, but her plan doesn’t work out.
Ji-An learns that Joon-Young, the company Vice President, is having an affair with Dong-Hoon’s wife. She goes to Joon-Young and offers to make Dong-Hoon leave the company if he will pay her.
- My Mister Torrent Files takes over tvN’s Wed. & Thu. 21:30 time slot previously occupied by “Mother” and followed by “What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim” on June 6, 2018.