The Undateables (Korean: 훈남정음; RR: Hunnam Jeong-eum; lit. Handsome Guy and Jung-eum) is a 2018 South Korean television series starring Namkoong Min and Hwang Jung-eum. It aired on SBS from May 23 to July 19, 2018 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 (KST) for 32 episodes
It is a romantic comedy about Kang Hoon-nam who knows everything
there is to know about love and Yoo Jung-eum whose biggest dream
is to be loved and get married.
The two of them get off on the wrong foot, first five years ago
at the airport when Hoon-nam witnesses Jung-eum pursuing her
then-boyfriend at the airport, and then in the present when
they share the same client Oh Doo-ri and are initially misled
into thinking the other is competition (although their employers
are in fact in different industries).
Coincidentally, two of Hoon-nam’s friends get hooked up with two of Jung-eum’s friends; Yook Ryong and Coach Yang, then followed by Lee Su-ji with Choi Jun-soo.
However Su-ji is longtime friends with Hoon-nam from Australia, while Jun-soo has been the best friend and mentor to Jung-eum for 30 years while also renting at her father’s place for the last few years.
When Su-ji returns from Australia to Korea then Hoon-nam has to leave his home for her, and ends up living with Jung-eum and Jun-soo much to the latter’s chagrin.
After things initially don’t work out, Hoon-nam and Jung-eum
coincidentally cross paths again as both try to sign up Mr. Kim as a client.
Mr. Kim has been dating their mutual client Doo-ri.
Hoon-nam then signs up with Jung-eum’s agency as a client.
Su-ji pressures Jung-eum to manipulate the match so she is paired up with Hoon-nam, as she wants to marry him although his heart is not for Su-ji despite their other compatibilities.