Dummy Mommy

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Dummy Mommy
Also known as Stupid Mom
Foolish Mom
Genre Family, Drama, Comedy
Based on Dummy Mommy
by Choi Yoo-kyung
Written by Park Kye-ok
Directed by Lee Dong-hoon
Starring Kim Hyun-joo
Ha Hee-ra
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 20
Production
Location(s) South Korea
Running time Saturdays and Sundays at 21:50 (KST)
Production company(s) May Queen Pictures
Release
Original network Seoul Broadcasting System
Original release 17 March (2012-03-17) – 20 May 2012 (2012-05-20)
Chronology
Preceded by Living in Style
Followed by A Gentleman's Dignity
External links
Website tv.sbs.co.kr/babomom/

Dummy Mommy (Hangul바보엄마; RRBabo Eomma) is a 2012 South Korean weekend television series starring Kim Hyun-joo, Ha Hee-ra, Ahn Seo-hyun, Kim Jeong-hoon, Kim Tae-woo, Shin Hyun-joon, Yoo In-young and Gong Hyun-joo. It aired on SBS from March 17 to May 20, 2012 on Saturdays and Sundays at 21:50 for 20 episodes.[1][2][3][4][5]

The show is based on a novel of the same name by Choi Yoo-kyung, which was published on October 28, 2005.[6]

Plot[edit]

Kim Young-joo is a genius with an IQ of 200 and the youngest editor of a fashion magazine. Constantly embarrassed and ashamed of her mother's developmental disability and suffocated by her affection, Young-joo leaves home and runs away to get married. But after she gives birth to her own daughter and becomes a mother herself, Young-joo begins to see her life and family differently.

Cast[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Supporting characters[edit]

  • Park Hyung-sik as Oh Soo-hyun
  • Kim Ha-kyun as Oh Min-suk
  • Kim Chung as Jang Young-sook
  • Sa Hee as Park Jung-eun
  • Jo Duk-hyun as Butler Kim
  • Lee Joo-shil as Seo Gob-dan
  • Seo Dong-won as Bae Il-do
  • Baek Bo-ram as Hong Yi-rim
  • Lee Se-na as Kim Soo-ri
  • Park Chul-min as Kim Dae-young
  • Jung Hoon as Jin Tae-oh
  • Lee Eun-jung as Jo Sun-hee
  • Park Jae-rom as Na Jae-won
  • Chun Jae-ho as Robert Oh
  • Yang Eun-yong as Kang Hyun-joo
  • Jo Min-ah as young Kim Young-joo
  • Jo Jung-eun as young Kim Sun-young
  • Hong Seok-cheon as hairdresser (cameo)

Episode ratings[edit]

Date Episode # TNmS Ratings (%)[7]
Nationwide Seoul
March 17, 2012 1 11.4% (11th) 12.1% (8th)
March 18, 2012 2 10.3% (14th) 10.8% (14th)
March 24, 2012 3 10.9% (11th) 11.2% (13th)
March 25, 2012 4 10.8% (14th) 10.7% (15th)
March 31, 2012 5 14.0% (5th) 14.7% (4th)
April 1, 2012 6 11.8% (8th) 12.6% (8th)
April 7, 2012 7 11.4% (8th) 12.2% (7th)
April 8, 2012 8 10.7% (12th) 11.3% (12th)
April 14, 2012 9 11.5% (7th) 12.2% (6th)
April 15, 2012 10 10.4% (11th) 10.6% (10th)
April 21, 2012 11 13.3% (7th) 14.5% (8th)
April 22, 2012 12 12.2% (10th) 13.0% (9th)
April 28, 2012 13 10.7% (5th) 11.0% (6th)
April 29, 2012 14 10.2% (11th) 9.9% (12th)
May 5, 2012 15 12.2% (6th) 14.1% (4th)
May 6, 2012 16 11.9% (7th) 13.1% (5th)
May 12, 2012 17 11.4% (6th) 12.2% (6th)
May 13, 2012 18 12.2% (6th) 13.7% (5th)
May 19, 2012 19 11.2% (6th) 12.1% (5th)
May 20, 2012 20 12.6% (7th) 14.0% (5th)
Average 11.6% 12.3%

Original soundtrack[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Dramatic (드라마틱)" Kim Bo-kyung  
2. "Crying (울고도 남아서)" Wax  
3. "When a Man Loves (남자가 사랑할때)" Bohemian  
4. "You're the One (너란 사람)" Page  
5. "Lullaby (자장가)" Shin Hyo-bum  
6. "Common Person (흔한 사람)" Kim Jeong-hoon[8]  
7. "Dramatic (드라마틱) (Chorus Inst.)" Various Artists  
8. "Crying (울고도 남아서) (Inst.)" Various Artists  
9. "When a Man Loves (남자가 사랑할때) (Inst.)" Various Artists  
10. "You're the One (너란 사람) (Inst.)" Various Artists  
11. "Lullaby (자장가) (Inst.)" Various Artists  
12. "Common Person (흔한 사람) (Chorus Inst.)" Various Artists  

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2012
5th Korea Drama Awards
Top Excellence Award, Actress Kim Hyun-joo Nominated
20th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards
Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Yoo In-young Won
SBS Drama Awards
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama Shin Hyun-joon Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama Ha Hee-ra Nominated
Special Acting Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama Yoo In-young Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ '바보엄마', 김현주·하희라 감성충만 첫 대본연습. Star News (in Korean). 20 February 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  2. ^ "ZE:A Park Hyung-sik cast in SBS weekend series". 10Asia. 24 February 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  3. ^ "Kim Hyun-joo, Yoo In-young and Kong Hyun-joo smile at a press event for their new drama in Seoul". The Chosun Ilbo. 14 March 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  4. ^ "Kim Jeong-hoon to return to singing in Japan". Korea JoongAng Daily. 15 March 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  5. ^ "'바보엄마' PD "김현주 하희라 모녀관계 본격 전개"". Joins.com (in Korean). 3 May 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  6. ^ 바보 엄마. Yes24 (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  7. ^ "TNMS Daily Ratings: this links to the current day's ratings; select the date from drop down menu". TNmS Ratings (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2013-11-28. Retrieved 2012-03-17. 
  8. ^ Kim, Ji-yeon (27 March 2012). "Kim Jeong Hoon Sings for OST of Dummy Mommy". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 

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