9 Must-Watch Korean Family Romance Comedy Dramas

Family Kdramas are literally jack of all trades. You get everything to watch and feel in family Korean dramas. An engaging script, star-studded cast, cute romantic moments, emotions and comedy, all make such dramas a must-watch for the fans.

Some following series features many popular cast who during that time were in the starting of their acting careers. And they rose to fame after starring in them. And some of these dramas in the list were record-breaking as well. So here are 9 must-watch family romance comedy dramas.

1. Father is Strange

It tells the story of a family living in Seoul. Their family includes father and his wife with three daughters and one son. Hye Yeong, Mi Yeong, Ra Yeong, and Joon Young, all struggle through various problems of life like career, marriage, love and in-laws. One day a popular singer-actor comes at the restaurant of their father and calls him his father.

“Father is Strange” is an absolutely hilarious drama. It has a dramatic script with many twists and turns. With many new kind of emotions and cliffhangers in each episode this family series will be the one you can never forget. And also romance and comedy is a plenty here and intelligently scripted. Its main cast includes-

  • Kim Yeong Cheol
  • Kim Hae Sook
  • Lee Yoo Ri
  • Ryu Soo Young
  • Jung So Min
  • Lee Joon
  • Ryu Hwa Young
  • Ahn Hyo Seop
  • Min Jin Woong
  • Lee Mi Do

2. Come Back Alive

It tells the story of two men who are given a chance to live once again after their death. Kim Young Soo’s death is called as suicide by his company when he actually died due to overwork. Han Gi Tak, a former gangster and now a restaurant owner dies in an accident. Both are now given 2 months to live in new bodies but with some limits. In this time, Young Soo wants to prove his death was not a suicide and reconcile with his wife and Gi Tak, protect his long time lover.

“Come Back Alive” also called “Come Back Mister” is really a funny drama to watch in the starting and has an engaging story line. Later on it touches some emotional aspects of love, life and family. Its main cast includes-

  • Oh Yeon Seo
  • Kim In Kwon
  • Kim Soo Ro
  • Lee Min Jung
  • Choi Won Young
  • Lee Na Nui

3. High Kick 3 : Revenge of the Short Legged

The story of the drama goes like this- Nae-Sang’s family goes bankrupt, and they end up taking shelter at his brother-in-law’s house. But the credit collectors somehow finds them and a secret tunnel inside the house saves Nae Sang’s family. As they need to hide in the tunnel time to time so for the ventilation they end up blasting the toilet of their neighbour. Then the series continues with the funny moments between the two houses.

“High Kick 3” is basically a comedy series, but it is wrapped with plenty of cute romance and family emotions. And anyone could relate to this drama due to its varied genre of characters centered around everyday life of them. Its main cast includes-

  • Lee Jong Suk
  • Yoon Kye Sang
  • Park Ha Sun
  • Ahn Nae Sang
  • Kim Ji Won
  • Yun Yu Seon
  • Krystal Jung
  • Baek Jin Hee
  • Seo Ji Seok
  • Julien Kang

4. What Happens To My Family?

It tells the story of a single father Cha Soon Bong having three children. A daughter named Kang Shim and two sons called Kang Jae and Dal Bong. He cares for his children a lot but most of the time they are disrespectful towards him. One day he is diagnosed with cancer. In order to confirm his children happiness after he is gone, he decides to make a plan.

“What Happens To My Family?” is really a meaningful family drama with a lot to learn about life and family love. It has a good storyline and will surely make you laugh as well. Its main cast includes-

  • Yoo Dong Geum
  • Kim Hyun Joo
  • Yoon Park
  • Park Hyung Sik

5. Once Again

It tells the story of Song family which has a miserly father, a cute but materialistic mother, and their four grown children. The family never had a happy day and with their children the things even lead to divorce. Their first and second child live with them after divorce and their third child is also having an unhappy marriage. The drama focus on love and emotions that comes with family.

“Once Again” is a drama full of twists and turns with an enjoyable storyline to watch. Besides family love, the drama also put light on the marriage life. Each character in the series will be memorable and make you feel so many emotions. Its main cast includes-

  • Cheon Ho Jin
  • Cha Hwa Yeon
  • Lee Min Jung
  • Lee Sang Yeob

6. Hi Bye, Mama!

It tells the story of a ghost mother Cha Yu Ri who is unable to leave this world due to her strong attachment with her husband and daughter. She gets an opportunity to live with her family for 49 days. Jo Kang Hwa who was Cha Yu Ri’s husband of is a thoracic surgeon, now remarried.

“Hi Bye, Mama!” will force you to think again the way you see life and love. It will fill your heart with so many emotions. Its main cast includes-

  • Kim Tae Hee
  • Lee Kyu Hyung
  • Go Bo Gyeol
  • Seo Woo Jin

7. Liver or Die

Its story goes like this- Lee Poong Sang is a middle-aged man who has raised his 4 siblings alone. He has completely dedicated his life to them. Even after being married he prioritised his siblings more than his own wife and daughter. Today his liver need a transplant. Will his mean siblings help him now?

“Liver or Die” highlights how ungrateful some times we are towards our family. It tells the importance of being grateful to family. The drama will bring out so many emotions of family love in you and teach you a lot about them. Its main cast includes-

  • Yoo Jun Sang
  • Oh Ji Ho
  • Jeon Hye Bin
  • Lee Si Young
  • Cha Seo Won

8. Reply 1988

It tells the story of love, friendship and family in 1988. Duk Seon, Jung Hwan, Sun Woo, Dong Ryong and Choi Taek all are friends since their childhood. They all live in the same neighborhood and their parents are also close to each other. Check my Review here.

“Reply 1988” became a top drama when it was released. This drama is so real when it comes to life, family and friends. You also get to see many love triangles in it and their stories are quite interesting too. Its main cast includes-

  • Hyeri
  • Ryoo Joon Yeol
  • Ko Gyung Pyo
  • Park Bo Gum
  • Lee Dong Hwi
  • Ra Mi Ran
  • Kim Sun Young
  • Choi Moo Sung
  • Sung Dong Il
  • Lee Il Hwa
  • Ryoo Hye Young
  • Choi Sung Won
  • Kim Sung Kyun
  • Ahn Jae Hong
  • Yoo Jae Myung

9. The Miracle We Met

It tells the story of a married man who dies in a car accident. But he lives again and somehow wakes up in the body of some other man. That man has the same name and age as his. The only difference is that he belongs to some other place. As a result he now becomes the head and two families and his whole life is messed up.

“The Miracle We Met’s” unique storyline and twisted fate of characters will surprisingly give you an amazing time. The importance of love and life has been successfully shown in the drama with the help of its fantasy plot. Its main cast includes-

  • Kim Myung Min
  • Kim Hyun Joo
  • Ra Mi Ran
  • Ko Chang Seok
  • Joseph Lee

So this was it. Don’t pick one from them. In fact, try and watch all of these family kdramas one by one, as each one is worth it.

So which one will you watch first? Do comment!

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