Goodbye Dear Wife
|Goodbye Dear Wife|
Promotional poster for Goodbye Dear Wife
|Also known as||굿바이 마눌, 再見，老婆|
|Written by||Kim Pyung-joong|
|Directed by||Kim Do-hyun|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|Executive producer(s)||Jo Sung-won|
|Running time||Mondays and Tuesdays at 20:50 (KST)|
|Production company(s)||Verdi Media|
|Original network||Channel A|
|Original release||7 May– 10 July 2012|
|Preceded by||The Strongest K-POP Survival|
|official Channel A website||tv
Goodbye Dear Wife (Hangul: 굿바이 마눌) is a 2012 South Korean television series, starring Ryu Si-won, Hong Soo-hyun and Park Ji-yoon. It aired on Channel A from May 7 to July 10, 2012 at 20:50 for 20 episodes.
The series is about a judo teacher Cha Seung-hyuk (Ryu Si-won) who is married to Kang Sun-ah (Hong Soo-hyun) who wanted to be a nun. He had dreams for reuniting his first love, Oh Hyang-gia (Park Ji-yoon), cold-hearted woman.
- Ryu Si-won as Cha Seung-hyuk
- Hong Soo-hyun as Kang Sun-ah - Seung-hyuk's wife who was raised by nuns
- Park Ji-yoon as Oh Hyang-gi - Seung-Hyuk's first love
- Julien Kang as Kang Gu-ra - rival fighter to Seung-hyuk
- Danny Ahn as Gye Dong-hee - Seung-hyuk's friend
- Kim Min-soo as Kim Hyun-chul
- Oh Joo-eun as Joo Ji-ae
- Lee Yun-kyung as Lee Hae-shim
- Jung Sung-mo as So Yong-dae
- Oh Mi-hee as Lee Ok-boon
- Lee Byung-joon as Gong Shin-boo
- Yoon Sung-min as Sung-min
- Jo Hye-soo as Oh Hyang-eun
According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, the premiere episode achieved a nationwide rating of 0.84 percent in viewership.
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- Ho, Stewart (7 May 2012). "Julien Kang Sports a Bright Red Thong for Goodbye Wife". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 4 December 2012.
- Ho, Stewart (29 May 2012). "Danny Ahn Cross Dresses and Becomes a ′Pretty′ Girl for Goodbye Wife". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 4 December 2012.
- "Ryu Si-won's drama starts with embarrassing viewer ratings". The Korea Herald. 8 May 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013.