The Comeback Clan

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The Comeback Clan
翻叮一族
Comebackclanposter.jpg
The Comeback Clan official poster
Also known as The Comeback Family
Starring Ha Yu
Benz Hui
Kiki Sheung
Christine Ng
Sammul Chan
Ngo Ka-nin
Shirley Yeung
Natalie Tong
Opening theme "八十前後" by 農夫
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 20
Production
Producer(s) Kwan Wing-chung
Location(s) Hong Kong
Editor(s) Choi Suk-yin
Yuen Siu-na
Lee Yee-wah
Camera setup Multi camera
Running time 45 minutes
Production company(s) TVB
Release
Original network TVB Jade
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release September 20 (2010-09-20) – October 15, 2010 (2010-10-15)
External links
Website

The Comeback Clan (Chinese: 翻叮一族; jyutping: faan1 ding1 jat1 zuk6; pinyin: fān dīng yī zú) is a 2010 Hong Kong TVB television drama starring Ha Yu, Benz Hui, Kiki Sheung, Christine Ng and Sammul Chan.

Produced by Kwan Wing-chung and co-edited by Choi Suk-yin, Yuen Siu-na, and Lee Yee-wah, the first episode premiered on 20 September 2010.

Synopsis[edit]

Tung (Ha Yu) saved the Lei family when they were in financial trouble. However the daughters of the Lei family grew up thinking Tung caused them to go bankrupt. They grew up in an unhappy childhood, while Tung appeared to walk off with their family's wealth.

Lei Yung-chi (Christine Ng) grows up and become a finance expert. She plots a revenge and caused Tung to go bankrupt through his Mei Sik Yuen restaurant only to discover later he really was a savior.

Cast[edit]

Dai family[edit]

Cast Role Description
Ha Yu Dai Koo-tung
戴顧東
Boss of Mei Sik Yuen Restaurant
Ex-boss of Chi Mei Chu Restaurant later
Dai Ying-lei's father
Loves Lei Yung-chi
Natalie Tong Dai Ying-lei
戴瑩莉
Gabe
Assistant Corporate Officer of Wei's Group
Dai Koo-tung's daughter
Yip Chik-leung's girlfriend, broke up in Chapter 15, patched up and married in Chapter 20
Wei Chi-on's subordinate, and girlfriend later, but broke up in Chapter 19
Lei Yung-shan's friend and love rival
Eva and Lei Yung-chi's subordinate

Yip family[edit]

Cast Role Description
Benz Hui Yip Mo-sing
葉慕昇
Former deputy manager of clubhouse restaurant
Ex-shareholder of Mei Sik Yuen Restaurant
Ex-boss of Mei Sik Yuen Restaurant
Yip Chik-leung's father
Loves Tsui Hei-hei, married in Chapter 20
(Semi-villain)
Kiki Sheung Tsui Hei-hei
崔喜喜
Ngai Chun-chong's ex-wife
Ngai Chi-on's aunt
Yip Chik-leung's stepmother
Became acting-chairman of Ngai's Group in Chapter 19
Loves Yip Mo-sing, married in Chapter 20
Suffered from amnesia and used to believe Yip Mo-sing is her husband, Yip Chik-leung is her son and Dai Koo-tung is her cousin
Sammul Chan Yip Chik-leung
葉積良
Glenn
Cellist
Yip Mo-sing's son
Tsui Hei-hei's stepson
Dai Ying-lei's boyfriend, broke up in Chapter 15, patched up and married in Chapter 20
Lei Yung-shan's boyfriend, but broke up in Chapter 20
Wei Chi-on's love rival

Lei family[edit]

Cast Role Description
Peter Pang Lei Tat-lei
利達利
Ex-shareholder of Mei Sik Yuen Restaurant
Lei Yung-chi and Lei Yung-shan's father
Deceased
Christine Ng Lei Yung-chi
利蓉姿
Kay
Ex-shareholder of Mei Sik Yuen Restaurant
Shareholder of Chi Mei Chu Restaurant later
Former deputy investment manager of Ching Kong Bank
Investment manager of Wei's Group, promoted to manager director in Chapter 20
Lei Tat-lei's daughter
Lei Yung-shan's elder sister
Lau Fa's granddaughter
Ka Po-law's subordinate and girlfriend, later broke up in Chapter 2
Dai Ying-lei's supervisor
(Semi-villain)
Shirley Yeung Lei Yung-shan
利蓉珊
Justina
Lei Tat-lei's daughter
Lei Yung-chi's younger sister
Lau Fa's granddaughter
Yip Chik-leung's girlfriend, but broke up in Chapter 20
Dai Ying-lei's friend and love rival

Ngai family[edit]

Cast Role Description
Felix Lok Ngai Chun-chong
危振滄
Chairman of Ngai's Group
Largest shareholder of Mei Sik Yuen Restaurant later
Ngai Chi-on's uncle and adopter father
Tsui Hei-hei's ex-husband
Was in coma after dispute with Ngai Chi-on in Chapter 16
Became conscious in Chapter 20
Ngo Ka-nin Ngai Chi-on
危賜安
Horace
CEO of Ngai's Group, but deposed by Tsui Hei-hei in Chapter 19
Ngai Chun-chong's nephew and adopted son
Tsui Hei-hei's nephew
Colluded with Chow Lin and Ka Po-law
Dai Ying-lei's boss, and boyfriend later, but broke up in Chapter 19
Became a fugitive in Chapter 19, arrested and jailed in Chapter 20
Yip Chik-leung's love rival
(Main villain)

Mei Sik Yuen Restaurant[edit]

Cast Role Description
Ha Yu Dai Koo-tung
戴顧東
Boss and largest shareholder
Cheated by Lei Yung-chi and sold all his shares in Chapter 11
Bought back the shares and jointly operated with Ngai's Group in Chapter 20
Benz Hui Yip Mo-sing
葉慕昇
Shareholder
Appointed by Ngai Chun-chong to become the boss in Chapter 11
Shares acquired by Ngai Chi-on in Chapter 16
Christine Ng Lei Yung-chi
利蓉姿
Shareholder
Sold all her shares to Ngai Chun-chong in Chapter 11
Sammul Chan Yip Chik-leung
葉積良
Waiter
Shirley Yeung Lei Yung-shan
利蓉珊
Cook
Mannor Chan Lam Kiu
林嬌
Waitress
Retired in Chapter 20
Eddie Li Chan Ka-kuen
陳家權
Waiter
Yeung Ming Chung Ching
鍾正
Waiter
Sin Ho Ying Lo Por-fuk
盧波福
Cook
Peter Lai Ar For
阿火
Cook
Candy Chu To King-sze
杜瓊詩
Cashier

Chi Mei Chu Restaurant[edit]

Cast Role Description
Ha Yu Dai Koo-tung
戴顧東
Boss
Christine Ng Lei Yung-chi
利蓉姿
Shareholder
Kiki Sheung Tsui Hei-hei
崔喜喜
Cook
Sammul Chan Yip Chik-leung
葉積良
Waiter
Shirley Yeung Lei Yung-shan
利蓉珊
Waitress

Other casts[edit]

Cast Role Description
Wong Ching Chow Nin
周年
Ngai Chun-chong's assistant
Colluded with Ngai Chi-on
Fired by Tsui Hei-hei in Chapter 19
(Villain)
Ben Wong Ka Po-law
賈保羅
Paul
Investment manager of Ching Kong Bank
Responsible for privatization of Ngai's Group later
Lei Yung-chi's supervisor and boyfriend, later break up
Colluded with Ngai Chi-on
Fired by Tsui Hei-hei in Chapter 19
(Villain)
Lily Poon Eva Corporate Manager of Ngai's Group
Dai Ying-lei's supervisor
Counters Dai Ying-lei
Teresa Ha Lau Fa
劉花
Lei Yung-chi and Lei Yung-shan's grandmother
Tai Chi Wai Mr. Ho Manager of clubhouse restaurant
Yip Mo-sing's former supervisor and enemy
Fired Yip Mo-sing in Chapter 1
Kwok Tak Shun Lee Yau-yau
李友友
Famous cellist
Yip Chik-leung's master
Chun Wong Uncle Chan
陳伯
An entrepreneur and a philanthropist

Viewership ratings[edit]

Week Episodes Average Points Peaking Points References
1
September 20–24, 2010
1 — 5
25
29
[1]
2
September 27 - October 1, 2010
6 — 10
25
29
[2]
3
October 4–8, 2010
11 — 15
26
[3]
4
October 11–15, 2010
16 — 20
27
31
[4]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • TVB.com The Comeback Clan - Official Website (Chinese)
  • K for TVB The Comeback Clan - English Synopsis (English)