|Also known as||Stupid Mom
|Genre||Family, Drama, Comedy|
|Based on||Dummy Mommy
by Choi Yoo-kyung
|Written by||Park Kye-ok|
|Directed by||Lee Dong-hoon|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Running time||Saturdays and Sundays at 21:50 (KST)|
|Production company(s)||May Queen Pictures|
|Original network||Seoul Broadcasting System|
|Original release||17 March– 20 May 2012|
|Preceded by||Living in Style|
|Followed by||A Gentleman's Dignity|
Dummy Mommy (Hangul: 바보엄마; RR: Babo 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.
The show is based on a novel of the same name by Choi Yoo-kyung, which was published on October 28, 2005.
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.
- Kim Hyun-joo as Kim Young-joo
- Ha Hee-ra as Kim Sun-young
- Ahn Seo-hyun as Park Dat-byul
- Kim Jeong-hoon as Lee Je-ha
- Kim Tae-woo as Park Jung-do
- Shin Hyun-joon as Choi Go-man
- Yoo In-young as Oh Chae-rin
- Gong Hyun-joo as Han Soo-in
- 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)
|Date||Episode #||TNmS Ratings (%)|
|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)|
|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|
|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
||Top Excellence Award, Actress||Kim Hyun-joo||Nominated|
||Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama||Yoo In-young||Won|
||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|
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- "ZE:A Park Hyung-sik cast in SBS weekend series". 10Asia. 24 February 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-28.
- "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.
- "Kim Jeong-hoon to return to singing in Japan". Korea JoongAng Daily. 15 March 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-28.
- "'바보엄마' PD "김현주 하희라 모녀관계 본격 전개"". Joins.com (in Korean). 3 May 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-28.
- 바보 엄마. Yes24 (in Korean). Retrieved 2014-06-28.
- "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.
- Kim, Ji-yeon (27 March 2012). "Kim Jeong Hoon Sings for OST of Dummy Mommy". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-06-28.