Wang’s Family is based on the things that happen while living with the in-laws, a family drama which emphasizes on the matter of education supremacy and parent favorism.
- Drama: Wang’s Family
- Revised romanization: Wanggane Sikgoodeul
- Hangul: 왕가네 식구들
- Director: Jin Hyung-Wook
- Writer: Moon Young-Nam
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 50
- Release Date: August 31, 2013 – February 16, 2014
The Wang family faces a number of challenges: elitism; discrimination; children moving back home after living on their own during colleges; the power dynamics between husband, wife and family; and decisions about when to marry and have a baby given the financial difficulties in today’s Korean society. The first daughter had married into a well-off family, but after they went bankrupt she and the family had to move back to her parents’ home. The second daughter is also having financial difficulties as her husband is jobless, while the third daughter suddenly decided to quit her job. How will the family manage to survive such obstacles?
- Wang’s Family Torrent Files takes over KBS2’s Saturday & Sunday 19:55 time slot previously occupied by “You Are The Best!” and followed by “Wonderful Days” in February, 2014.