Reply 1994

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  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 7.7  (1,606)

Reply 1994 is a South Korean television drama series that premiered on tvN back in 2013. The show revolves around a group of university students who reside in a boarding house in Seoul's Shinchon neighborhood in the year 1994. The story primarily follows the life of the protagonist, Na Jung (played by Go Ara), as she navigates through her college years, along with her group of friends.

The main cast of the show includes Jung Woo as the charming and flirtatious male lead, Trash; Dohee as the tomboyish and lovable Yoon Jin; Son Ho-jun as the intelligent and ambitious Haitai; Kim Sung-kyun as the playful and carefree Sam Chun Po; Cha Seon-wu as the shy and introverted Sung Jae; Yoo Yeon-seok as the handsome and mysterious Chilbong; Sung Dong-il as the wise and caring boarding house landlord, Sung Dong-il; and Lee Il-hwa as the warm and doting housewife, Lee Il-hwa.

The show is a perfect portrayal of the lives and struggles of young people in South Korea in the 1990s. Each character has a unique backstory and personality that makes them stand out from one another. Their relationships and interactions also help to bring the show to life, providing a glimpse into the various dynamics that exist within a group of college students.

What sets Reply 1994 apart from other dramas is its unique storytelling style. The series makes use of various flashbacks and flash-forwards to tell its story. The flashbacks take viewers back to the 1990s and show what the characters were like as young adults, while the flash-forwards show how they have grown and changed over the years. This non-linear storytelling approach helps to keep the viewers hooked and wanting to know more about the characters' lives.

The show also gives an accurate portrayal of life in South Korea in the 1990s. The series takes the viewers on a nostalgic trip down memory lane with its accurate depictions of the fashion, food, music, and pop culture of that era. It shows how young people in South Korea used to spend their days by studying, playing video games, and fighting with their siblings. The show also tackles a few social and cultural issues that were prevalent during that time, creating a relatable experience for its viewers.

The themes of family, friendship, love, and loss run throughout the show, providing it with both emotional depth and heartwarming moments. The characters' relationships with each other develop organically over time, making it easy for viewers to root for their happiness. The show explores the various stages and forms of love, whether it's the innocent and pure love of youth or the mature and enduring love that comes with age.

Another unique feature of the show is its use of guest stars. Reply 1994 makes clever use of various guest stars from the time period, making the show even more relatable for viewers who grew up in that era. These guest stars include actors, comedians, singers, and even athletes, adding a layer of authenticity to the show.

In conclusion, Reply 1994 is a heartwarming and relatable drama that takes viewers on a nostalgic journey back to South Korea in the 1990s. With its unique storytelling style, strong cast, and accurate portrayal of the time period, the show has become a fan favorite and a cultural phenomenon in South Korea. Whether you're a fan of Korean dramas or just looking for a nostalgic trip down memory lane, Reply 1994 is a show that should not be missed.

Reply 1994 is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (21 episodes). The series first aired on October 18, 2013.

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To the Nineties
21. To the Nineties
December 28, 2013
We finally learn who Na Jung's husband is and see the events that lead to the wedding.
The Beginning of the End
20. The Beginning of the End
December 27, 2013
Chil Bong continues to try to make the most of his time with Na Jung, but are his efforts in vain?
Do You Believe in Fate?
19. Do You Believe in Fate?
December 21, 2013
Chil Bong is comes back to visit and takes the opportunity to spend some time with Na Jung.
Should I Tell You Again That I Love You?
18. Should I Tell You Again That I Love You?
December 20, 2013
Financial struggles and a poor economy cause a decision to be made that will test the strength of a relationship.
Love, Fear (2): Reply 1997
17. Love, Fear (2): Reply 1997
December 14, 2013
As Trash and Na Jung continue to take their relationship to the next level, more hurdles seem to be heading their way.
Love, Fear (1): Reply 1997
16. Love, Fear (1): Reply 1997
December 13, 2013
Decisions and circumstances begins to change people and relationships in the Shinchon Homestay.
The People Who Changed Me (2)
15. The People Who Changed Me (2)
December 7, 2013
Relationships are tested after news about Seo Taiji and the Boys and with Trash and Na Jung having to sneaking around.
The People Who Changed Me (1)
14. The People Who Changed Me (1)
December 6, 2013
Trash and Na Jung finally start dating but there are still a few hurdles left in front of them.
The 10,000-Hour Rule
13. The 10,000-Hour Rule
November 30, 2013
Trash comes to a decision about the future of his and Na Jung's relationship, now he just has to tell her.
The Miracle That Will Happen to Us
12. The Miracle That Will Happen to Us
November 29, 2013
With love in the air will all the happy couples inspire something between Na Jung and Trash?
The Only Way to End an Unrequited Love
11. The Only Way to End an Unrequited Love
November 23, 2013
After finding out that Yoon Jin and Sung Gyun are dating, others begin to realize their romantic feelings.
It Might Be the Last
10. It Might Be the Last
November 16, 2013
Almost everyone spends the New Year in Samcheon-po where some relationships are drastically changed.
So, the Thing I Want to Say Is...
9. So, the Thing I Want to Say Is...
November 15, 2013
Someone from Bingrae's family finds out about him dropping out of school.
A Moment's Decision Can Change Your Life Forever
8. A Moment's Decision Can Change Your Life Forever
November 9, 2013
As the summer of 1994 continues, relationships continue to change and secrets are revealed.
The Summer of That Year
7. The Summer of That Year
November 8, 2013
During summer break some members of the Shinchon Homestay get to know each other better.
Introduction to Gift-giving
6. Introduction to Gift-giving
November 2, 2013
As the school year nears an end, the familiarity between those staying at the Shinchon Homestay starts to cause problems.
Words I Can't Bear to Say
5. Words I Can't Bear to Say
November 1, 2013
For the first time negatives arise from being a part of the Shinchon Homestay.
4. Lies
October 26, 2013
Na Jung's family deals with a tough anniversary and Na Jung is proactive about her crush.
A New Generation's Love
3. A New Generation's Love
October 25, 2013
Na-jung pages Sseureki on a night at an academic retreat but gets no response. Back in Seoul, Binggeure and Chilbong go out on a ride with Dong-il.
We're All Strangers
2. We're All Strangers
October 19, 2013
Na Jung finally pays the price of having a weak back. More students move into the house, increasing the pool of future son-in-laws for Sung Dong Il and Lee Il Hwa.
Seoul Person
1. Seoul Person
October 18, 2013
Na Jung tries her best to win the attention of basketball player, Lee Sang Min. Jang Guk Young moves from the countryside to Seoul, but gets lost finding his way to Shinchon Homestay.
Where to Watch Reply 1994
Reply 1994 is available for streaming on the tvN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Reply 1994 on demand at and Pluto TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 18, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (1,606)