Men in Pain
|Men in Pain
Men in Pain promo poster
|Ending theme||"金剛" by
|Country of origin||Hong Kong|
|No. of episodes||21|
|Running time||45 minutes (approx.)|
|Original release||June 13, 2006 – July 9, 2006|
|Related shows||La Femme Desperado (2006)|
Hong Tin-Yam (Damian Lau) is happily married to his second wife Wong Dak-Kiu (Louisa So), but one day he discovers that he cannot perform in the bedroom. He asked a female friend, Au Yeung Lei-Lei (Akina Hong), to help him out and confirmed that he was in fact impotent. Tin-Yam did not want his wife to find out about his problem causes Dak-Kiu to think that he is cheating on her, and leading to their divorce.
On the other hand, Tin-Yam's son, Hong Sai-Hei (Ron Ng) spends a night with Dak-Kiu's student, Ko Fun (Toby Leung) during an excursion. Ko Fun discovers that she is pregnant and seeks Sai-Hei's help. Both their parents are furious but eventually the two young couples get married. Ko Fun is stressed with handling the baby and her school courseload, while Sai-Hei is worried that he cannot afford to put food on the table.
How will these two men overcome their pain of manhood...?
|Damian Lau||Hong Tin-Yam
|Wong Dak-Kiu's husband.
Hong Sai-Hei's father.
|Louisa So||Wong Dak-Kiu
Hong Tin-Yam's second wife.
Hong Sai-Hei's stepmother.
|Ron Ng||Hong Sai-Hei
|Hong Tin-Yam's son.
Ko Fun's husband.
|Toby Leung||Ko Fun
|Hong Sai-Hei's wife.|
|Wu Fung||Wong Kai-Cheung
|Wong Dak-Kiu, Wong Dak-Lan, and Wong Dak-Wai's father.|
|Rebecca Chan||Wong Dak-Lan
|Wong Dak-Kiu and Wong Dak-Wai's older sister.|
|Lee Shing-Cheung||Li Chun-Chi
|Wong Dak-Lan's husband.|
|Florence Kwok||Wong Dak-Wai
|Wong Dak-Kiu and Wong Dak-Lan's younger sister.|
|Law Lok Lam (羅樂林)||Ko Wai
|Ko Fun's father.|
|Rocky Cheng (鄭健樂)||Shek Hak-Lung (Rocky)
|Ko Fun's uncle.|
|Patrick Dunn||Yeung Jin-Cheung
|Wong Dak-Kiu's colleague.|
|Akina Hong (康華)||Au Yeung Lei-Lei
|Hong Tin-Yam's friend.|
|Week||Episode||Average Points||Peaking Points||References|
||June 13–16, 2006||1 — 4||
||June 19–23, 2006||5 — 9||
||June 26–30, 2006||10 — 14||
||July 3–7, 2006||15 — 19||
||July 9, 2006||20 — 21||
Awards and nominations
- "Best Drama"
- "Best Actor in a Leading Role" (Damian Lau - Hong Tim-Yam)
- "Best Actor in a Leading Role" (Ron Ng - Hong Sai-Hei)
- "Best Actress in a Leading Role" (Louisa So - Wong Dak-Kiu)
- "Best Actress in a Leading Role" (Toby Leung - Ko Fun)
- "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" (Lee Shing-Cheung - Li Chun-Chi)
- "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" (Rebecca Chan - Wong Dak-Lan)
- "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" (Florence Kwok - Wong Dak-Wai)
- "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" (Akina Hong - Au Yeung Lei-Lei)
- "My Favourite Male Character Role" (Damian Lau - Hong Tim-Yam)
- "My Favourite Male Character Role" (Ron Ng - Hong Sai-Hei)
- "My Favourite Female Character Role" (Louisa So - Wong Dak-Kiu)
- TVB.com Men in Pain - Official Website (Chinese)