Best Bet

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Best Bet
迎妻接福
BestBet.jpg
Best Bet poster
Genre Costume Comedy
Starring Michael Tse
Linda Chung
Wayne Lai
Anne Heung
Opening theme "心心相印" by
Linda Chung
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 20
Production
Producer(s) Lee Tim-shing
Running time 45 minutes (approx.)
Broadcast
Original channel TVB
Original run February 12, 2007 – March 9, 2007
External links
Website

Best Bet (Traditional Chinese: 迎妻接福) is a TVB costume comedy series broadcast in February 2007.

Synopsis[edit]

Ho Yee (Michael Tse) is an addicted gambler but also has luck on his side. On one occasion he gambled for three days straight and collapsed on the street. Sheila To Lai-Ying (Linda Chung) helps him up and soon he falls in love with her. Sheila's father is also an addicted gambler who borrowed a large sum of money from loan sharks. To help her father out, Sheila was forced to marry Ho Yee in order to repay her father's debt.

Ho Yee's childhood best friend turned enemy, Tsang Dak-Shing (Wayne Lai), is always around to compete with Ho Yee. One day Ho Yee gambles with Tsang Dak-Shing, causing Ho Yee to lose his whole family fortune. Will he be able to regain his family's trust and wealth and lose his addiction to gambling?

Cast[edit]

Cast Role Description
Michael Tse Ho Yee
賀義
To Lai-Ying's husband.
Kong Ma-Lei's older cousin.
Tsang Dak Shing's rival.
Linda Chung To Lai-Ying (Sheila)
杜麗瑩
Ho Yee's wife.
Wayne Lai Tsang Dak-Shing
曾德勝
Kong Ma-Lei's lover.
Ho Yee's rival.
Anne Heung Kong Ma-Lei/Kong Siu-Wai
江瑪莉/江小惠
Tsang Dak-Shing's lover.
Ho Yee's younger cousin.
Wilson Tsui (艾威) To Chai-Sam
杜濟森
To Lai-Ying's father.
Casper Chan (陳凱怡) Ho Hei
賀喜
Ho Yee's step sister.
Kwok Fung (郭鋒) Ho Nin
賀 年
Ho Yee and Ho Hei's father.
Ngo Ka-nin Tsang Dak-Kin
曾德健
Tsang Dak-Shing's younger brother.
Gill Mohindepaul Singh (喬寶寶) Kam Bo
金寶
Doctor
Carlo Ng (吳家樂) Bak Fung
白鳳
Ho Yee's friend.

Viewership ratings[edit]

Week Episode Average Points Peaking Points References
1
February 12–16, 2007 1 — 5
29
31
[1]
2
February 19–23, 2007 6 — 10
31
33
[2]
3
February 26 - March 2, 2007 11 — 15
32
36
[3]
4
March 5–9, 2007 16 — 20
34
38
[4]

Awards and nominations[edit]

40th TVB Anniversary Awards (2007)

  • "Best Drama"

References[edit]

External links[edit]