Goodbye Dear Wife

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Goodbye Dear Wife
Goodbye Dear Wife-poster.jpg
Promotional poster for Goodbye Dear Wife
Also known as 굿바이 마눌, 再見,老婆
Genre Romance
Written by Kim Pyung-joong
Directed by Kim Do-hyun
Starring Ryu Si-won
Hong Soo-hyun
Park Ji-yoon
Danny Ahn
Julien Kang
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
Executive producer(s) Jo Sung-won
Producer(s) Yoon Young-ha
Location(s) Korea
Running time Mondays and Tuesdays at 20:50 (KST)
Production company(s) Verdi Media
Distributor Channel A
Original network Channel A
Original release 7 May (2012-05-07) – 10 July 2012 (2012-07-10)
Preceded by The Strongest K-POP Survival
External links
official Channel A website

Goodbye Dear Wife (Hangul굿바이 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.[1]


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[2]
  • 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[3][4]
  • Danny Ahn as Gye Dong-hee - Seung-hyuk's friend[5]
  • 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.[6]


  1. ^ "Goodbye Dear Wife releases a teaser video starring Ryu Shi-won". Asia Today. 19 April 2012. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (13 April 2012). "Ryu Si-won returns to the set of his drama despite divorce". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Ho, Stewart (3 April 2012). "Ryu Si Won Battles it Out in the Boxing Ring With Julien Kang". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Ho, Stewart (7 May 2012). "Julien Kang Sports a Bright Red Thong for Goodbye Wife". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ "Ryu Si-won's drama starts with embarrassing viewer ratings". The Korea Herald. 8 May 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 

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