Catch Me Now
|Catch Me Now
Catch Me Now poster
|Written by||Lau Choi Wan
Law Chung Yiu
|Country of origin||Hong Kong|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Running time||45 minutes (approx.)|
|Original run||April 21, 2008 – May 16, 2008|
- Robs the rich and gives the poor, he's more than just a thief
- Fights against injustice and crime, he's more than just a cop
A sum of drug money triggers a battle of wits between Kong Yeung (Joe Ma) and Ko Chit (Damian Lau), a detective and a thief. Yeung gradually discovers the true identity of Chit, who is the mastermind behind a series of robberies. However, Chit only steals to help the poor. Despite all efforts, Yeung lacks sufficient evidence to support allegations against Chit. Nevertheless Yeung keeps a close eye on Chit and believes in the ultimate triumph of good over evil. Yeung's devotion to his work sours his relationship with his wife Hong Mei-Lei (Fala Chen). Fortunately, Lei is given support and encouragement by her best friend Bao Yung-Yung (Idy Chan). Chit is deeply attracted to Yung's kind-hearted personality. He even risks exposing his secret identity to save her life. There is a choice between love and ideal...
|Damian Lau||Ko Chit (Jack哥)
Modern-day Robin Hood group leader.
Bao Yung-Yung's boyfriend.
Kong Yeung's friend.
|Joe Ma||Kong Yeung
Hong Mei-Lei's husband.
Ko Chit's friend.
|Idy Chan||Bao Yung-Yung
Ko Chit's girlfriend.
Hong Mei-Lei's friend.
|Sharon Chan||Kong Kiu
Kong Yeung's younger sister.
Tam Bun's girlfriend.
|Fala Chen||Hong Mei-Lei (Minnie)
Kong Yeung's wife.
Bao Yung-Yung's friend.
|Johnson Lee||Tam Bun (BT - Ben Tam)
|Computer Technician (Hacker)
Modern-day Robin Hood group member.
Ko Chit's cousin.
Courted Wang Ming-Chuen's before but got rejected.
Kong Kiu's boyfriend.
Died in episode 19 from an explosion set off by Chiu Kwan-Ho
|Koni Lui||Wang Ming-Chuen (Long Leg Crab)
Modern-day Robin Hood group member.(Shooter)
Rejected Tam Bun courtship a while ago.
Falls in love with Tam Bun later
|Eric Li (李天翔)||Che Hei-Sin (Hao Lo)
|Taxi Driver (Mad Driver)
Modern-day Robin Hood group member.
|Wilson Tsui (艾威)||Kwan Yan (Keyman)
|Modern-day Robin Hood group member.
|Aimee Chan||Shum On-Na (NaNa)
Yau Dai-Hoi's girlfriend.
|Dickson Lee (李家聲)||Yau Dai-Hoi
Shum On-Na's boyfriend.
|Mak Cheung-ching||Chiu Kwan-Ho
Likes Hong Mei-Lei
Blackmailed Hong Mei-Lei
Killed Tam Bun in Episode 19
According to the producer, they planned out three different endings but the cast argued that the ending in which Ko Chit died would be more memorable. Thus, the original ending has Ko Chit shot by police in gun firing chaos. However, TV audiences wanted a perfect ending, so TVB decided to create an alternate ending which became available online at TVB.com five minutes after the original airing date and time of the last episode.
|Week||Episode||Average Points||Peaking Points||References|
||April 21–25, 2008||1 — 5||
||April 28 - May 2, 2008||6 — 10||
||May 5–9, 2008||11 — 15||
||May 12–16, 2008||16 — 20||
Awards and nominations
- "Best Drama"
- "Best Actor in a Leading Role" (Damian Lau - Jack Ko Chit)
- "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" (Johnson Lee - Ben Tam Bun)
- "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" (Sharon Chan - Kong Kiu)
- Astro On Demand
- Clips of Producer & cast on the finale
- TV Original Ending - The Finale
- Special Alternate Ending - The Undead Legend
- Ratings: Week 1 Average Points
- Ratings: Week 1 Peaking Points
- Ratings: Week 2 Average Points
- Ratings: Week 2 Peaking Points
- Ratings: Week 3 Average Points
- Ratings: Week 4 Average & Peaking Points
- Official Page Catch Me Now - Official Website (Chinese)