Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency
|Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency|
|Written by||Kim Yi-rang|
|Directed by||Kim Ga-ram|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||September 16 –|
November 5, 2019
Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency (Korean: 꽃파당: 조선혼담공작소; RR: Kkotpadang: Joseonhondamgongjakso) is a 2019 South Korean television series starring Kim Min-jae, Gong Seung-yeon, Seo Ji-hoon, Park Ji-hoon and Byeon Woo-seok. It is based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Kim Yi-rang who also wrote the series. It aired on JTBC's Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:30 (KST) time slot from September 16 to November 5, 2019.
Ma Hoon, Young-soo, and Do Joon are Joseon's most successful marriage agency called Flower Crew and also known for their handsome features. Lee Soo, a blacksmith's son, wanted to marry his friend Gae-ttong, a wild and carefree girl, and requested Flower Crew to help him arrange the marriage. However, Ma Hoon, the leader of Flower Crew, rejected him continuously until he finally sees Lee Soo's genuine heart for Gae-ttong and agreed to arrange their marriage. On the marriage day, Lee Soo was captured and selected as the King of Joseon all of a sudden. How will the Flower Crew handle this crisis and what will happen to Gae-ttong and Lee Soo's marriage?
- Known as the most handsome man in Hanyang, he is also the leader and best matchmaker of the crew.
- Lee Soo's first love. She has a stubborn personality and does many jobs to survive.
- A 23-year-old blacksmith who learns that he is to be the new king of Joseon.
- A fashionable man who is an asset to the Flower Crew as he can turn any client into a beauty.
- The Flower Crew's informant. He used to be rich before his family had financial problems.
People around Ma Hoon
- Park Ho-san as Ma Bong-deok
- Ma Hoon's father, also, the Chief State Councillor
- Jung Yun-seok as Ma Joon
People around Gae-ttong
- Jang Yoo-sang as Kang
- Park Sang-hoon as young Kang
People around Lee Soo
- Lee Yoon-gun as Lee Moon-seok
- Ha Hoe-jung as Eunuch Jang
- Ahn Da-bi as Se-ah
People around Do Joon
- Ko Won-hee as Kang Ji-hwa
- Jung Jae-sung as Kang Mong-gu
- Kim Hye-ji as Seom Seom
- Kwon So-hyun as Queen Dowager Yoon
- Jang Eui-je as Hyun
- Park Bo-mi as Chun-sim
- Lee Chae-won as Ma Jeong-hwa
- Choi Yi-seon as Tae-soo
- Flower Crew servant
- Cho Seong-ha as King (Ep. 1–2)
- Go Soo as Crown Prince (Ep. 1)
- Woo Hyun as doctor (Ep. 1)
- Ahn Se-ha as peddler (Ep. 1)
- Jang Su-won as Jang In-sung (Ep. 1)
- Park Soo-ah as Lee Eun-young (Ep. 1)
- Lee Su-ji as young lady (Ep. 1)
- Jo Ryun as inn owner (Ep. 2)
- Choi Jin Hyuk as second chief state counselor's niece's matched guy (Ep. 5)
|Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency OST|
|Soundtrack album by |
|1.||"PIN GURURU" (핑그르르)||Kim Jong-chun||Lee Woo||3:36|
|2.||"PIN GURURU" (Inst.)||Kim Jong-chun||3:36|
|1.||"It Was You" (그대였습니다)||yoda||Kim Se-jin||Jeong Se-woon||4:11|
|2.||"It Was You" (Inst.)||Kim Se-jin||4:11|
|1.||"Solar Eclipse" (개기일식)||Son Seung-yeon||3:20|
|2.||"Solar Eclipse" (Inst.)||3:20|
In this table, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
|Ep.||Original broadcast date||Title[a]||Average audience share|
|1||September 16, 2019||A Divine Match: Plantain Lily
(하늘이 내린 인연: 비비추)[b]
|2||September 17, 2019||Shyness: Hydrangea
|3||September 23, 2019||Longing: Zinnia
|4||September 24, 2019||Shyness: Peony
|5||September 30, 2019||A Secret Love: Wind Flower
(비밀스런 사랑: 나도바람꽃)[f]
|6||October 1, 2019||A Fluttering Heart: Silk Tree
(두근거리는 마음: 자귀나무)[g]
|7||October 7, 2019||A Second Chance: Peppermint Flower
(두 번째 기회: 박하꽃)[h]
|8||October 8, 2019||Unachievable Love: Resurrection Lily
(이루어질 수 없는 사랑: 상사화)[i]
|9||October 14, 2019||A Love Kept Hidden in My Heart: Marguerite
(마음속에 감춘 사랑: 나무쑥갓)[j]
|10||October 15, 2019||Pitiful Love: Marigold
(가엾은 사랑: 홍황초)[k]
|11||October 21, 2019|| Lies: Morning Glory
|12||October 22, 2019|| I'm Worried About Your Love: Aster
(당신의 사랑이 걱정입니다: 과꽃)[m]
|13||October 28, 2019||Hope: Bellflower
|14||October 29, 2019||The Return: Shiny Mint
|15||November 4, 2019||Don't Touch Me: Wolfsbane
(나를 건드리지 마세요: 투구꽃)[p]
|16||November 5, 2019||Blossom for Eternity and Never Wither: Rose of Sharon
(영원히 피고또 피어서 지지않기를: 무궁화)[q]
- This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which normally has a relatively smaller audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC and EBS).
- Each episode title is paired with a flower or plant that serves as the theme for the episode.
- 비비추 (RR: bibichu): Hosta longipes (Purple-bracted plantain lily)
- 수국 (RR: suguk): Hydrangea macrophylla
- 백일홍 (RR: baegilhong): Zinnia elegans (Common zinnia)
- 작약 (RR: jagyak): Peony (genus Paeonia)
- 나도바람꽃 (RR: nadobaramkkot): Enemion raddeanum (East Asian false rue anemone), a species of flower of the family Ranunculaceae, related to the common windflowers (Anemone)
- 자귀나무 (RR: jagwinamu): Albizia julibrissin (Silk tree)
- 박하꽃 (RR: bakhakkot), or simply 박하 (RR: bakha): Mentha arvensis var. piperascens (East Asian wild mint)
- 상사화 (RR: sangsahwa): Lycoris squamigera (Resurrection lily / Surprise lily)
- 나무쑥갓 (RR: namussukgat): Marguerite daisy
- 홍황초 (RR: honghwangcho): Tagetes patula (French marigold)
- 애기나팔꽃 (RR: aeginapalkkot): Ipomoea lacunosa (White morning glory)
- 과꽃 (RR: gwakkot): Callistephus chinensis (China aster)
- 도라지 (RR: doraji): Platycodon grandiflorus (Chinese bellflower/balloon flower)
- 꽃향유 (RR: kkothyangyu): Elsholtzia splendens (Shiny mint)
- 투구꽃 (RR: tugukkot): Aconitum jaluense (Wolfsbane / monkshood)
- 무궁화 (RR: mugunghwa): Hibiscus syriacus (Rose of sharon / Korean rose)
- Philippines - ABS-CBN, starting on January 6 to February 28, 2020 under the title of Flower Crew: Dating Agency.
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