User:Trerenee/Down with Love (drama)

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Down with Love, also know as 就想賴著妳 / Jiu Xiang Lai Zhe Ni / Just Want to Depend on You / Stick with You

A romance, comedy starring Jerry Yan of Meteor Garden and Taiwanese boy band F4 fame and Ella Chen of Hanazakarino Kimitachihe and Taiwanese girl band S.H.E fame. It is currently being aired on the broadcast network: CTV / GTV on Sundays. The opening theme song: Jiu Xiang Lai Zhe Ni (就想賴著你) is sung by Jerry Yan and the ending theme song: Zhi Wei Ai Shang Ni (只為愛上你) by S.H.E.

    • Note: This drama is currently airing so information may be incomplete.***


Plot[edit]

Shiang Yu Ping, an expert divorce and inheritance lawyer, is seen by others as cold, selfish, and ruthless. After Yu-ping’s older brother dies in a car accident he has little choice in taking in his brother's two orphaned children, Fei and Ting. Every nanny he hires to care for them is either scared off by the mischievous children or ends up falling in love with him. Fed up, Yu Ping asks his secretary, Yang Duo, to find a nanny that meets his requirements. Having lost all their wealth when their mother passed away and being abandoned by their father after racking up heavy debts; Yang Duo can not ignore the fact that she needs the money and recommends her younger sister, Yang Guo, for the job; assuring Yu Ping that her tomboyish sister will not fall in love with him by lying that she does not like men at all.

Cast[edit]

Jerry Yan as Shiang Yu Ping 項羽平

Yu Ping was seperated from his father and brother at an early age and left to live with his mother who focused on her new marriage and kids and ignored Yu Ping. Once his bother passes away, he takes on the care of his two bother's children. He is best friends with Ke Zhong and does not know that Ke Zhong was really in love with Hui Fan in college and still is today. He has been dating Hui Fan for seven years. Because of Hui Fan's career, they have not seen much of each other in the last few years and are dating secretly. Yu Ping is troubled by his interest in Yang Guo, who he believes likes women.


Ella Chen as Yang Guo 楊果

Yang Guo is a sweet, trusting girl who is constantly working to aplease her sister's craving for money. She loves sweets and candy. Her mother passed away when Guo was young and she never saw much of her father, who after racking up a huge debt, abandoned Yang Guo and Yang Duo. Yang Guo just wants to find her father again and see if he is well and happy. She takes on the job of being nanny to Yu Ping's niece and nephew with her sister's urging and is forced to lie to Yu Ping about her sexuality.


Kelly Huang (小嫻) as Yang Duo 楊朵

Yang Duo is obsessed with two things. Money and a boy that she met when she was lost in the woods as a young girl. She takes over the responibility of Yang Guo at an early age when her father abandons them. She feels she does not quite like the person that she has become over time, yet feels she had no choice because of her circumstances. She harbors feelings for Ke Zhong. She is Yu Ping's only female employee.


Michael Zhang as Qi Ke Zhong 齊可中

Ke Zhong is an architect. He is best friends with Yu Ping and loves Hui Fan. He was the boy who helped Yang Duo when she was lost in the woods as a young girl. During college, he claimed that he and Hui Fan were just friends and not dating so that Hui Fan could date Yu Ping. He befriends Yang Guo and knows the truth about her liking men. At first he always helps her solve her problems but this changes when Yu Ping starts to show an interest in her.


Chen Zi Han as Ding Hui Fan 丁卉凡

Hui Fan has been dating Yu Ping for seven years. She used Ke Zhong in college to get Yu Ping to notice her. Because of her career, she is gone often and chooses to keep her relationship with Yu Ping a secret. There are rumors that she is dating someone else and when Yu Ping asks her to marry him, she turns him down and ends the relationship. Over time she regets this decision and tries to get back with Yu Ping. When he turns her down, she goes to Ke Zhong and asks him to help her get Yu Ping back. She feels that Yu Ping is interested in Yang Guo and is upset to find out that Yang Gui likes men.


Ji Xin Ling (紀欣伶) as Xiang Yu Fei 項昱霏

After her father's death, she and her brother, Yu Ting, are forced to go live with Yu Ping, her only living relative. She believes that Yu Ping does not care for her and her brother and comes up with very creative ways to get the nannies to quit so he will be forced to take care of them himself. When she finds out that her mother is actually alive, she does not want anything to do with her at first.


Xiao Xiao Bin (小小彬) as Xiang Yu Ting 項昱霆

Yu Ting does what ever his sister tells him to do. Usually this involves some scheme to make the nanny leave or to get his Uncle's attention. He is happy when he finds his mother is still alive and willing to forgive her right away.


Amanda Zhou as Xu Yan Ling 徐雁玲

Yan Ling is Yang Guo's best friend. She pretends to be dating Yang Guo to get rid of a man who will not leave her alone. In do this she kisses Yang Guo in front of Yu Ping and Ke Zhong, leaving them to believe that Yang Guo likes women. Yan Ling also helps Yang Guo keep up the lie later by pretenting to date her in front of Yu Ping. Problems arise when Yu Ping see her with her real boyfriend.


Gu Bao Ming as Yan Bo Tong 楊伯通

The father of Yang Guo and Yang Duo. He seems to regret abandoning his children and seems willing to take care of all their needs once he finds them again. However, problems arise when the sisters find out that he is a con artist and owes people money.


Judy Zhou as A De 阿德

Yang Guo's ex-boyfriend. He was caught dating someone else at the same time. He is interested in dating someone who will advance his career.


Vicky Chen as Yu Fei and Yu Ting's mother

She seems to reget abandoning Yu Fei and Yu Ting and asks Yang Guo to help her, causing problems between Yang Guo and Yu Ping.

Production Credits[edit]

Producer: Ke Yi Qin 柯宜勤 / Fu Bin Xing 傅斌星 / Siu Ai Peng 隋愛朋

Director: Ke Han Chen 柯翰辰

Screenwriter: Cao Qing Ya 曹晴雅 / Fang Yi De 方懿德 / Lin Ya Qun 林雅淳 / Xie Qi 謝琪


Episodes[edit]

Episode 1- Jan. 31, 2010 Rating: 2.63

Ater getting dumped by her cheating boyfriend, Yang Guo serves Yu Ping and Ke Zhong and keeps messing up the order. Yang Guo loses her job because of Yu Ping's complaints. Ke Zhong and Yang Guo become friends when he helps a drunken Guo who sees Ah De at a club with another woman. Yu Ping has lost another nanny and asks Yang Duo to find another one. Yang Duo offers her sister the job and claims that Yang Guo does not like men.


Episode 2- Feb. 7, 2010 Rating: 3.37

Yu Ping asks Yang Guo and Yan Ling to help him on a case involving a gay client. Yang Guo constantly gets in trouble because of the children's pranks, inlcuding drugging Guo and putting her in bed with a medicated Yu Ping. Hui Fan finds them in this situation and is only calmed when she finds out that Yang Guo likes girls. Yu Ping asks Hui Fan to marry him. She breaks up with him instead. The son of one of Yu Ping's clients tries to get Yu Ping to tell him what is in his father's will.


Episode 3- Feb. 21, 2010 Rating: 2.28

Because of the issue with the will in the last eposide, Yu Ping's office is attacked by masked men and later Yang Guo and the kids are kidnapped on their way to school. We also find out that Yu Ping has an ulcer. After this the kids and Yu Ping admit that they all care for each other. He also starts to have feelings for Yang Guo. Yang Duo, who already has a crush on Ke Zhong finds he may be the boy she had a crush on as a child. Yu Ping see Yan Ling with a man who is in fact her real boyfriend. The children's mother shows up and asks for Yang Guo help which Yang Guo agrees to with diasasterious results.


Episode 4- Feb. 28, 2010 Rating: 2.84

Yang Guo confesses she let the kids meet their mother and convinces Yu Ping to allowed the kids to spend a few hours with their mother as long as Guo goes along. At the end of the visit Yu Fei forgives her mother just as the mother is hit by a car. Before the surgery, Yu Ping promises the mother that she can have the kids live with the her. Yan Ling and Guo are forced to pretend to break up after Yu Ping hits Yan Ling's boyfriend and Yu Ping comforts Guo. Yang Guo starts to look for another job which Ke Zhong offers to her. Yu Ping uses any excuse to spend time with Yang Guo. In desperation he start to date other women. Hui Fei asks to date Yu Ping again and he says he needs time.


Episode 5- Mar. 07, 2010 Rating: 3.27

To get rid of a persist woman he has been on one date with, Yu Ping pretends that he is dating Guo, which he enjoys doing. This offends Guo and only after Yu Ping aplogizes and fixes some of her broken furniture do they make up. As Yang Guo works with Ke Zhong, she finds he is a really nice guy and Ke Zhong starts to suspect that Yu Ping has feels for Guo. Yu Ping tries to see if Guo is interested in him. Yang Guo bumps into her father, Bo Tong, who is now a feng shui guru. She sets up a meeting for Yang Duo and Bo Tong to meet. Hai Fan asks Yu Ping if he is ready to date again and Yu Ping turns her down.


Episode 6- Mar. 14, 2010 Rating: 3.41

Hui Fan finds out that Yu Ping is interested in Yang Guo and that she is not a lesbian. Yang Duo and Bo Tong's first meeting is a disaster. Yu Ping meets Guo and Duo's father and soon finds out that he is a con artist who is trying to con one of his clients. Ke Zhong helps out by lending Yang Guo money and Yu Ping convinces his client to let Bo Tong repay in installemnts by repaying three years of his lawyer sevices. There are misunderstandings between Yang Guo and Yu Ping and Yang Guo stops speaking to Yu Ping. Ke Zhong takes Yang Guo on a business trip to China where Yang Guo meets Ke Zhong's mother. Ah De asks Yang Duo to let him date Yang Guo again and Yu Ping is found standing behind them.

Episode 7- Mar. 21, 2010 Rating: 3.35

Yu Ping finds out that Yang Guo has always liked men. He also has to step in to help Bo Tong again which causes Hang Duo to try to resign in shame. Yu Ping convinces her to stay. Hui Fan is working in China and Ke Zhong goes to visit her just as she collapses from exhausion. Ke Zhong and Hui Fan's past relationship is shown. Ke Zhong will do anything for Hui Fan's happiness and he tells Hui Fan that he will make sure that her and Yu Ping get back together. Ke Zhong then starts lying by claiming that he likes Yang Guo just as Yu Ping rushes to China to confess to Yang Guo.

Episode 8- Mar. 28, 2010 Rating: 3.02

Ke Zhong convinces Yang Guo to start dating him. As Yu Ping is looking for the two, he finds Hui Fan at her work with the press and she tells the press that she and Yu Ping are dating. Yu Ping does not disagree in front of the press, but as soon as they are alone, he tells Hui Fan that he will at a later date tell the press that they broke up. He rushes to find Yang Guo to confess, but Ke Zhong steps in and tells Yu Ping that he is now dating Yang Guo. The rest of the episode consists of Hui Fan and Ke Zhong trying to get Yu Ping to go back to Hui Fan and Yu Ping trying to come to terms with the fact that Ke Zhong and Yang Guo are dating. Ke Zhong's mother, who at first is against Yang Guo, is forced to change her mind and decides that she will give Yang Guo a 'makeover'.

Episode 9- April 4, 2010 Rating:

Bo Tong gives Yu Ping some money and goes to work on a ship for two years to raise more money. Just as Yang Duo rushes to bring her father back in tears, she finds him on the docks having been kicked off the ship for lying about his age. Ke Zhong's mother starts a ruthless makeover until Ke Zhong finds out and in a fit of anger decides to take Yang Guo back home. When Yang Guo sees how saddened Ke Zhong's mother is by this and also overhears her deny a divorce to her husband over the phone, Yang Guo decides to stay and help solve things. She even goes so far as to call Yu Ping for advice. His advice is to not get involve. Of course, Yang Guo gets involved. Meanwhile, Hui Fan is still trying to get Yu Ping back with very negative results. Yang Duo finds out that Ke Zhong and Yang Guo are dating and is hurt and angry just as Yang Guo comes back home.

Links[edit]

CTV http://beta.ctv.com.tw/prog/2010/withlove/

GTV http://www.gtv.com.tw/Program/S051420100108U/index.html

Chinatimes Showbiz http://showbiz.chinatimes.com/2009Cti/Channel/Showbiz/showbiz-rank/0,5137,tv,00.html

Down With Love website http://blog.yam.com/Downwithlove/category/2759179