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The television series Answer Me 1997 is a South Korean drama series created by Shin Won-ho and Rhee Myung-han, and written by Lee Woo-jung, Lee Sun-hye and Kim Ran-joo. Answer Me 1997 was filmed in Busan, South Korea. The show premiered in South Korea on tvN in 2012. Season 1 ran for 16 episodes.

Answer Me 1997 focuses on the experiences of six high school friends who graduated in 1997. The story advances forward and backward in time to follow the group of friends from their year as high school seniors to their current lives as 33-year-old adults attending their high school reunion in 2012. The series examines their growth as well as the popular culture and music of the 1990s.

Answer Me 1997 stars Jung Eun-ji, Seo In-guk, Hoya, Shin So-yul, Eun Ji-won, Lee Shi-eon, Sung Dong-il, Lee Il-hwa and Song Jong-ho.

Although Answer Me 1997 premiered with little fanfare, the show rapidly gained in popularity. Critics and fans alike praised the series for its humor and earnest storylines. The first 14 episodes ran for half an hour each, but due to the depth of their respective plots, episodes 15 and 16 each lasted 1 hour. The final episode received the highest ratings of any Korean cable drama.

The cast of Answer Me 1997 was comprised largely of popular Korean singers with very few acting credits. But shortly after the first episodes premiered the show began building a massive following. Word of mouth helped spread the popularity of the series, and ratings quickly soared. The coming-of-age series was praised for its accuracy in its portrayal of 1990s culture and ideals. References to the fashion and popular culture of the decade were made in every episode of the show.

Answer Me 1997 was popular among adults who grew up in the 1990s, but its appeal also extended to older generations of viewers. The show's universal themes of nostalgia, the struggles of adolescence and the challenges of growing up caused it to resonate with a wide base of fans.

A production of CJ Entertainment. In South Korea the series was shown on tvN, Mnet, OCN, O'live, Ongamenet and OnStyle. Each episode lasted between 30 and 60 minutes.

1 Season, 16 Episodes
Korean Drama
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Answer Me 1997 Full Episode Guide

  • The identity of Shi Won's husband is exposed.

  • Reveling in his relationship with Shi Won, Yoon Jae is thrown into confusion when he's challenged by Tae Woong.

  • Joon Hee calls Yoon Jae out on avoiding Shi Won for the past six years, while overheard conversations lead to surprising discoveries for both Yoon Jae and Tae Woong.

  • A tragedy in Yoo Jung's family brings the old group back together in Busan, reigniting the feelings each of them have tried to forget in the last six years.

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