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Hospital Playlist (Season 1)

Hospital Playlist (Season 1): Jo Jung Suk, Yoo Yeon Seok, Jung Kyung Ho, Kim Dae Myung, Jeon Mi Do

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General Information

  • International Title: Hospital Playlist
  • Literal Title: Wise Doctor Life
  • Original Title: 슬기로운 의사생활 (romanization: Seulgirowoon Uisasaenghwal)
  • Genre: Medical, Drama, Life, Romance
  • No. of Episode: 12
  • Airing Date: 2020.03.12 ~ 2020.05.28
  • Airing Slot: Thursday at 21:00 KST
  • Broadcasting Channel: tvN
  • International Distributor: Netflix
  • Starring: Jo Jung Suk, Yoo Yeon Seok, Jung Kyung Ho, Kim Dae Myung, Jeon Mi Do
  • Director: Shin Won Ho
  • Writer: Lee Woo Jung
  • Highest Rating: 14.142% (Nationwide)
  • Awards: N/A

Hospital Playlist Season 1 Synopsis

Hospital Playlist Season 1 portrays “the friendship goals” of 5 doctors in Yulje Medical Center. That fantastic five met as they attended to the same university in 1999. Lee Ik Jun is single dad with son and an assistant professor of general surgery. Second, Ahn Jeong Won is an assistant professor of pediatric surgery. Next, Kim Jun Wan is an associate professor of cardio-thoracic surgery. Meanwhile, Yang Seok Hyeong is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Last, and the prettiest, is Chae Song Hwa who is an associate professor of neurosurgery. Besides, they have something in common that unites them: music. They play music and have a band called “Mido & Falasol”.

Main Cast

jo jung suk in hospital playlist season 1
credit: tvN

Character name: Lee Ik Jun
Actor name: Jo Jung Suk
Jo Jung Suk‘s notable works: Hospital Playlist 2, Nokdu Flower, Two Cops, Jealousy Incarnate, Oh My Ghost, You are the Best!, The King 2Hearts

yoo yeon seok in hospital playlist season 1

credit: tvN

Character name: Ahn Jeong Won
Actor name: Yoo Yeon Seok
Yoo Yeon Seok‘s notable works: Oldboy (movie), Hospital Playlist 2, Mr. Sunshine, Dr. Romantic, Reply 1994, Gu Family Book

jung kyung ho in hospital playlist season 1
credit: tvN

Character name: Kim Jun Wan
Actor name: Jung Kyung Ho
Jung Kyung Ho‘s notable works: Hospital Playlist 2, When the Devil Calls Your Name, Life on Mars, Prison Playbook, Missing Nine

kim dae myung
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Character name: Yang Seok Hyeong
Actor name: Kim Dae Myung
Kim Dae Myung’s notable works: Hospital Playlist 2, The Sound of Your Heart, Misaeng: Incomplete Life

jeon mi do
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Character name: Chae Song Hwa
Actress name: Jeon Mi Do
Jeon Mi Do‘s notable works: Thirty Nine, Hospital Playlist 2, Mother

Extended Cast

Shin Hyun Bin as Jang Gyeo Wool
Moon Tae Yoo as Yong Seok Min
Ahn Eun Jin as Choo Min Ha
Jung Moon Sung as as Do Jae Hak
Kim Joon Han as Ahn Chi Hong
Kwak Sun Young as Lee Ik Sun
Kim Hae Sook as Jeong Ro Sa
Kim Joon as Lee Woo Joo
Cho Seung Yeon as Joo Jun
Kim Kap Soo as Joo Jong Soo
Moon Hee Kyung as Jo Young Hye
Kim Hye In as Myung Eun Won
Kim Hyun as Choi Eun Suk
Nam Myung Ryeol as Yang Tae Yang
Shin Do Hyun as Bae Joon Hee
Lee So Yoon as Kim Tae Yeon
Kim Soo Jin as Song Soo Bin
Lee Jong Won as Kim Geon Eun
Park Han Sol as Sunwoo Hee Soo
Bae Hyun Sung as Jang Hong Do
Kim Kang Min as Im Chang Min

Cameo & Special Appearance

Sung Dong Il as Jeong Won’s eldest brother (Ep. 1,4)
Kim Sung Kyun as Jeong Won’s second brother (Ep. 1)
Ye Ji Won as Jung Won’s eldest sister (Ep. 1)
Oh Yoon Ah as Jung Won’s second eldest sister (Ep. 1)
Hwang Young Hee as liver transplant patient’s mom (Ep. 1)
Yeom Hye Ran as Min Young’s mom (Ep. 1)
Lee Joo Myung as Song PD (Ep. 1)
Kim Sung Cheol as No Jin Hyeok (Ep. 2)
Ki Eun Se as Yuk Hye Jeong (Ep. 3)
Kim Gook Hee as Gal Ba Ram (Ep. 2)
Kim Dae Gon as Gal Ba Ram’s husband (Ep. 2)
Lee Soo Geun as radio host voice (Ep. 3)
Go Ara as herself (Ep. 5,6)
Kim Sun Young as Ik Jun’s patient (Ep. 7)
Choi Moo Sung as Phoenix Shop (Ep. 7)
Kim Ik Tae as Choe Jung Won (Ep. 8)
Noh Yeong Hwa as Choe Jung Won’s wife (Ep. 8)
Lee Jae In as So Mi (Ep. 11)
Cha Mi Kyung as Ko Jung Min’s mom (Ep. 12)

Original Soundtrack

“Lonely Night” by Kwon Jin Ah
“Introduce Me a Good Person” by Red Velvet’s Joy
“Introduce Me a Good Person” by Mido & Falasol (drama version)
“Aloha” by Jo Jung Suk
“Confession is not Flashy” by Super Junior’s Kyuhyun
“Confession is not Flashy” by Mido & Falasol (drama version)
“Beautiful My Love” by Urban Zakapa
“In Front of City Hall at the Subway Station” by Kwak Jineon
“You Always” by J Rabbit
“With My Tears” by Mamamoo‘s Wheein
“With My Tears” by Mido & Falasol (drama version)
“The Wind is Blowing” by Lee Sora
“Oh! What a Shiny Night” by Mido & Falasol (drama version)
“Canon” by Mido & Falasol (drama version)
“Beyond the Rainbow Forest” by Park Hyukjin
“While Living Life” by Oohyo
“I Knew I Love” by Jeon Mi Do
“Me to You, You to Me” by Mido & Falasol (drama version)

Hospital Playlist Season 1 Trailer Videos

Awards & Nominations


Hospital Playlist Season 1 Trivia

  • Hospital Playlist Season 1 is writer Lee Woo Jung’s second project of “Wise Life” series after Prison Playbook (2017-2018)
  • Previously, writer Lee Woo Jung and director Shin Won Ho have worked together on “Reply” drama series (Reply 1988, Reply 1994, Reply 1997)
  • It needs 4 years for Lee Woo Jung to complete the full script
  • Jo Jung Suk and Kim Dae Myung are the first ones who cast the main roles
  • The drama reunites Jo Jung Suk and Kim Dae Myung after movie “The Fatal Encounter”
  • It is also the second project of Jo Jung Suk and Yoo Yeon Seok after movie “Architecture 101”
  • The characters name of this drama are inspired by South Korean baseball players
  • 5 main casts have theater background
  • Several actors from “Reply” series make the special appearances like Sung Dong Il, Kim Sung Kyun, Choi Moo Sung, Kim Sun Young, and Go Ara
  • 5 main casts really play the musical instruments. They have to practice for months in order to play music as a real band

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