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|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||September 16, 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 airs on JTBC's Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:30 (KST) time slot starting from September 16, 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. Kim Soon, 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 Kim Soon's genuine heart for Gae-ttong and agreed to arrange their marriage. On the marriage day, Kim Soon 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 Kim Soon'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.
- Byeon Woo-seok as Do Joon
- Lee Seung-woo as young Do Joon
- The Flower Crew's informant. He used to be rich before his family had financial problems.
- Ko Won-hee as Kang Ji-hwa
- Park Ho-san as Ma Bong-deok
- Jung Jae-sung as Kang Mong-gu
- Lee Yoon-gun as Moon-seok
- Jang Yoo-sang as Kang
- Park Sang-hoon as young Kang
- Kwon So-hyun as the Queen Dowager
- Ha Hoe-jung as Jang Nae-gwan
- Park Bo-mi as Chun-sim
- Jung Yun-seok as Ma Joon
- Park Soo-ah as Lee Nang-ja
- 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)
|Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency OST|
|Soundtrack album by |
|Released on September 16, 2019|
|1.||"PIN GURURU" (핑그르르)||Kim Jong-chun||Lee Woo||3:36|
|2.||"PIN GURURU" (Inst.)||Kim Jong-chun||3:36|
|Released on September 24, 2019|
|1.||"It Was You" (그대였습니다)||yoda||Kim Se-jin||Jeong Se-woon||4:11|
|2.||"It Was You" (Inst.)||Kim Se-jin||4:11|
|Released on October 1, 2019|
|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 recorded by the series.
|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)
|10||October 15, 2019||Pitiful Love: Marigold
(가엾은 사랑: 홍황초)
|11||October 21, 2019|
|12||October 22, 2019|
|13||October 28, 2019|
|14||October 29, 2019|
|15||November 4, 2019|
|16||November 5, 2019|
- 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 & 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 Ranunculaceae family, 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)
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- "비비추/무늬비비추(purple bracted plantain lily)". 자연&사람 (in Korean). June 19, 2016. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
- "수국(水菊)" [Hydrangea]. 한국민족문화대백과사전 (Encyclopedia of Korean Culture) (in Korean). Retrieved October 1, 2019.
- "백일홍(百日紅)" [Zinnia]. 한국민족문화대백과사전 (Encyclopedia of Korean Culture) (in Korean). Retrieved October 1, 2019.
- English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 537. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 6 June 2017 – via Korea Forest Service.
- "상사화(相思花)" [Surprise lily]. 한국민족문화대백과사전 (Encyclopedia of Korean Culture) (in Korean). Retrieved October 10, 2019.