My Mister

Last updated

My Mister
Promotional poster
Also known asMy Ahjussi
나의 아저씨
Revised Romanization Naui Ajeossi
Genre Psychological drama
Created by Studio Dragon
Written by Park Hae-young [1]
Directed by Kim Won-seok [1]
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes16
Executive producers
  • Cho Hyung-jin
  • Kim Sang-heon
  • Park Ho-sik
ProducerPark Ji-hyun
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time90 minutes
Production company Chorokbaem Media
Original network tvN
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Dolby Digital
Original releaseMarch 21 (2018-03-21) 
May 17, 2018 (2018-05-17)

My Mister (Korean : 나의 아저씨; RR : Naui Ajeossi) is a 2018 South Korean television series starring Lee Sun-kyun and Lee Ji-eun. The series was directed by Kim Won-seok, written by Park Hae-young and produced by Chorokbaem Media. It aired on tvN from March 21 to May 17, 2018, on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:30 (KST) time slot. [2] [3] [4]


The drama received critical acclaim, winning Best Drama at the 55th Baeksang Arts Awards. [5] It is currently available on Netflix and iQIYI.


My Mister tells the story of an impoverished and debt-laden young woman (IU) struggling to stay afloat as she nurses her deaf, sick grandmother and working a temporary job. She develops an unlikely bond with one of her equally miserable supervisors (Lee Sun-kyun), which is subjected to scrutiny and manipulation by their colleagues, friends, and dysfunctional families. Enduring the weight of their respective lives, they come together, forming new relationships, keeping parts of themselves secret — but ultimately healing one another's past scars.



The second oldest of the three brothers and the most successful out of the three brothers. He works as a structural engineer and always has a safety-first approach to life. He is quiet and stoic, but also goes all in for the people he loves. He grows to care for Ji-an despite having a conflict with her at first.
Born on 4 November 1998. Ji-an is a 21-year-old woman who is enduring many hardships in life, including the need to discharge her mother's huge debts and taking care of her deaf grandmother. She was also convicted of murdering a loan shark (also Lee Kwang-il's father) during her middle school years. She is tasked by her boss who runs a company she is temporarily working for to discover Park Dong-hoon's weaknesses, but she soon ends up falling for his warm charms and learns to trust someone for the first time.


Dong-hoon's family

A loving mother with three sons who worries about her eldest living apart from his family, and her youngest, who has yet to get married despite being over 40.
Dong-hoon's eldest brother. He is a middle-aged man who was fired from his job and then ran two failing businesses, which ended up in him being chased out of his own home. Though he has to live under his mother's roof, he's a romanticist at heart who always thinks about ways to find happiness.
Dong-hoon's younger brother. He was once seen as a genius director because an independent film he shot when he was twenty was invited to the Cannes Film Festival. However, 20 years have passed since his glory days. He has yet to successfully launch his career as a movie director.
  • Lee Ji-ah [8] as Kang Yoon-hee, [9] Park Dong-hoon's wife, who is having an affair with Do Joon-young, her husband's boss who is younger than him.
  • Jung Young-joo  [ ko ] as Jo Ae-ryun. [10]

Lee Ji-an's family

  • Son Sook  [ ko ] as Lee Bong-ae: Lee Ji-an's deaf grandmother.

People around Lee Ji-an

A loan shark, who liked Ji-an when he was young. As his father was murdered by Ji-an (who was jailed two years for this crime) while chasing her for debts, he hated Ji-an for this and tormented her greatly over her debts.
Ji-an's best friend who is obsessed with computer games.
  • Lee Young-seok  [ ko ] as Seo Choon-dae: An elderly man and cleaner who is caring towards Ji-an.

People in the company

Dong-hoon's college junior and Ji-an's boss, currently working as a CEO. He has an affair with Yoon-hee and seeks to fire Dong-hoon.
Dong-hoon and Ji-an's co-worker.


A movie actress, and Park Ki-hoon's love interest.
Dong-hoon's friend and has dated Jung-hee in the past.
Owner of Jung-hee's Bar, friends with Dong-hoon.


On November 8, 2017, news outlets reported that Lee Sun-kyun and IU would play the leads in My Mister, directed by Kim Won-seok of Misaeng and Signal , and written by Park Hae-young of Another Miss Oh . [16] Both tvN and IU's agency commented that nothing had been finalized; [17] [18] the main cast was confirmed on November 13 with the addition of Oh Dal-su and Song Sae-byeok as Lee Sun-kyun's character's brothers, and Na Moon-hee as the mother of the three. [19] IU accepted the part of Lee Ji-an because she was interested in working with director Kim Won-seok and because the silent, tense role differed from the cheerful and cute characters she had previously portrayed. [20]

In December, Jang Ki-yong, Lee Ji-ah, Kim Young-min, Jung Young-joo and Kwon Na-ra joined the series. [21] [22] [23] [24] [25] On February 19, 2018, Na Moon-hee was replaced by Go Doo-shim due to schedule conflicts. [6] At the end of the month, Oh Dal-su left the series following allegations of sexual abuse and Park Ho-san took over. [26] [27]

The cast gathered for the first script reading on December 18, 2017. [19] [28] Filming was scheduled to partly pre-produce the drama, but ended up protracted, having to reshoot Oh Dal-su's scenes and due to the setting predominantly nocturnal: [29] [30] episodes 13 and 14, scheduled for May 2 and 3, 2018, were postponed for a week to let the cast and staff rest, [31] and filming ended on May 15, one day before the airing of the last two episodes. [32]

Original soundtrack

My Mister OST
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
ReleasedMay 18, 2018
Label Stone Music Entertainment
Original Soundtrack (Parts 1–8)
Part 1
Released on March 22, 2018 (2018-03-22)
1."That Man" (그 사나이)Ham Jung-ahHam Jung-ahLee Hee-moon03:55
2."That Man (Inst.)" (그 사나이 (Inst.)) Ham Jung-ah 03:55
Total length:07:50
Part 2
Released on March 29, 2018 (2018-03-29)
1."Adult" (어른)Seo Dong-sung, Lee Chi-hoonPark Sung-ilSondia04:20
2."Adult (Inst.)" (어른 (Inst.)) Park Soung-il 04:20
Total length:08:40
Part 3
Released on April 5, 2018 (2018-04-05)
1."An Ordinary Day" (보통의 하루)Park AsherPark Asher Jung Seung-hwan 04:36
2."An Ordinary Day (Inst.)" (보통의 하루 (Inst.)) Park Asher 04:36
Total length:09:12
Part 4
Released on April 12, 2018 (2018-04-12)
1."Dear Moon" IU Kim Je-hwiKim Je-hwi04:58
2."Dear Moon (Inst.)" Kim Je-hwi 04:58
Total length:09:56
Part 5
Released on April 19, 2018 (2018-04-19)
1."One Million Roses" (백만송이 장미) Sim Soo-bong Raimonds Pauls Ko Woo-rim 04:40
2."One Million Roses (Inst.)" (백만송이 장미 (Inst.)) Raimonds Pauls 04:40
Total length:09:20
Part 6
Released on April 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)
1."There's Rainbow (Band ver.)" (무지개는 있다 (Band ver.))Seo Dong-sungPark Sung-ilVincent Blue03:26
2."There's Rainbow (Acoustic ver.)" (무지개는 있다 (Acoustic ver.))Seo Dong-sungPark Sung-ilO.WHEN03:16
Total length:06:42
Part 7
Released on May 10, 2018 (2018-05-10)
1."My Image Reflected In My Heart" (내 마음에 비친 내 모습) Yoo Jae-ha Yoo Jae-ha Kwak Jin-eon 04:33
2."My Image Reflected In My Heart (Piano Ver.)" (내 마음에 비친 내 모습 (Piano Ver.)) Yoo Jae-ha Yoo Jae-ha Kwak Jin-eon 04:53
Total length:09:26
Part 8
Released on May 17, 2018 (2018-05-17)
1."Forest" (숲)Park AsherPark AsherJi-sun04:26
2."Forest (Inst.)" (숲 (Inst.)) Park Asher 04:26
Total length:08:52
Original Soundtrack (Disc 2)
Disc 2
1."Title of My Mister" (Opening Title)Various Artists0:39
2."A Secret Deal"Various Artists2:56
3."A Path of Heart"Various Artists2:32
4."Background Check"Various Artists3:01
5."Crumpled Life"Various Artists2:03
6."Dangerous Child"Various Artists2:20
7."Guilty"Various Artists2:08
8."Last pride"Various Artists2:00
9."My Mister"Various Artists2:15
10."Operation plan"Various Artists2:17
11."Our Family"Various Artists3:15
12."Person like that"Various Artists1:08
13."Realism"Various Artists1:08
14."Social Life"Various Artists2:15
15."Three Brothers"Various Artists2:32
16."Their love law"Various Artists2:17
17."Trap"Various Artists2:23
18."Tap"Various Artists2:15
19."The Truth Revealed"Various Artists2:24
20."When you want to rest your mind"Various Artists2:59
21."Way back home"Various Artists3:11
22."We both feel sorry for you"Various Artists2:40
23."Weight of life"Various Artists2:47


Prior to airing, IU's casting sparked protests from the audience due to the age difference of the main characters, a man in his forties and a woman in her twenties, and for the possibility of romance between them, [33] [34] [35] to which the production replied that the dynamic would be that of two people healing their wounds through each other's lives. [36]

After the first episode aired, My Mister was accused of glorifying dating violence due to a scene where loan shark Kwang-il assaults Ji-an, who replies "Do you like me?", and because Kwang-il's official description said he bothered Ji-an as it was the only way to make her see him. The Korea Communications Standards Commission commented that a number of complaints had been received and that it was checking them, [37] [38] while the production team replied that the complicated relationship between the two characters would be resolved gradually and to be patient. [39] IU herself intervened, saying, "Kwang-il and Ji-an have the most conflictual relationship. How could you love someone so violent?" [40]

Despite the production's reassurance about the relationship between the two main leads, the press continued to harbor doubts: television critic Kim Seon-yeong commented that the series, arguing that middle-aged men were misunderstood, was merely excusing the problematic behavior of those who tried to approach young women on the subway or on the street. [41] Hwang Jin-mi of The Hankyoreh felt that Ji-an's reaction to the beating made it appear that she accepted that sadistic communication method, creating the illusion that she needed someone to rescue her from the gender-based violence perpetrated by a peer in an "heinous negative strategy" aimed at glamorizing a middle-aged man who was not particularly handsome or rich; [42] she also felt it demeaned the appearance of middle-aged women through their own mouths, conveying the notion that it was natural for mature men to prefer young women. [42] Park Woo-sung of The Women's News commented that the direction itself tried to make it seem that Ji-an and Dong-hoon were bound by fate, beautifying and disguising with good intentions, emotional gazes and a miraculous aura what in fact configured as a slavery in which the woman saw her right to self-determination restricted to a minimum, concluding that it illustrated "the insidious desire of the patriarchal system to somehow drive women to a position of defeat and imprison them in the men's sphere of sight until the end." [43]

Real News instead observed that the first two episodes had managed to demonstrate the intention of depicting the process of mutual understanding between characters of different generations and genders who were at odds with each other, [44] while pop culture critic Jung Deok-hyun called My Mister "a survival thriller." [45] He later added that the intent of the series was to depict the pursuit of happiness in hell. [46]

In a press conference held on April 11, 2018, the director and the actors addressed the various controversies: they explained that the title, translatable with "My middle-aged man," did not imply a romantic relationship, but rather the consideration that the other person was precious, and that violence, theft or wiretapping were only narrative tools. [47] [48] [49]

Overcome the age difference controversies and the accusations of misogyny and violence, My Mister ended with the support of the public and the critics, who called it "a life drama" centered on people and one of the best series of the year. [48] [50] [51] [52] Ji-an was praised by the press for not being a poor and helpless heroine, but able to grasp the whole situation and create an advantageous situation for herself, taking matters into her own hands. [41] The directing and the actors' performances were praised, and IU was complimented for effortlessly digesting a character tired of living a harsh life. [53] [54] [55]

Seo Byung-gi of the Korea Herald Business commented that the series made him think about life, family and society, and noted that Dong-hoon and Ji-an, while not in a romantic relationship, were "wonderfully connected" by their wounds. [56] Huffington Post Korea and Sports Hankook wrote that it talked about the meeting of broken people of different ages and genders, blurring the lines between the many barriers of today's society and showing how human solidarity led to demolishing one's walls and discovering that the world was a warmer place than expected. [57] [58] Critic Yoon Seok-jin felt that My Mister was a shock to viewers due to its realistic depiction of a problematic reality that they wanted to avoid. [59]

The Chosun Ilbo and The Korea Herald identified the depiction of a life no different from that experienced by ordinary people as the reason for the success of My Mister, and that the characters facing "real wars" such as unemployment, job insecurity, job hunting, divorce and extramarital affairs had touched the hearts of the viewers "with a painfully bleak but warm impression," celebrating a world in which it was difficult to live, but which could be made bearable and happy if you had someone by your side. [51] [60] Lee Do-yeon of Yonhap News added that it had demonstrated that people separated like islands could build a bridge-like bond through compassion and understanding, and that the show's message was that people could comfort and understand each other because everyone harbored pain in their hearts. [61]

However, some newspapers expressed negative opinions even at the end of the series: critic Lee Seung-han found that pairing a young woman in need of attention with a middle-aged man to tell a story of mutual consolation was not the right choice, considering the disrespectful portrayal of both groups, with the former leading flat lives and the latter portrayed as regressive. [59] GQ Korea 's Hwang Hyo-jin felt that My Mister, in trying to make an ordinary middle-aged man the main character, repeatedly exhibited Ji-an's hardships to shine a spotlight on Dong-hoon, elected as her savior, in a sadistic narrative in which Ji-an got hurt in almost every episode and which was further enhanced by the fact that she was portrayed by IU, whose petite appearance made her look much younger; she further judged that Ji-an's bold approach towards the man and her initial attempt to seduce him against his will provided a justification to those men who, in reality, committed sexual violence, but accused women of having instigated them. [62]

The script of the series, which went on sale in 2022, registered more than 10,000 pre-orders, ranking fourth on Kyobo Book's best-sellers list and becoming the second best-selling drama script of the year; [63] 55% of the buyers were men who sympathized with Park Dong-hoon's character. [63]


This series airs on tvN, a cable channel/pay TV which normally has a relatively smaller audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC and EBS). The drama was a critical and commercial success, consistently topping the cable television viewership ratings in its time slot. While it began with ratings of 3-4%, deemed below expectations due to, according to Yonhap News, the too heavy atmosphere, [53] it reached 6% with episode 12. [59] Its final episode recorded a with 7.352% nationwide audience share according to Nielsen paid platform making the episode one of the highest rated in Korean cable television history at the time. [50] [64] My Mister drew a solid average viewership rating of 5% for a cable TV show and topped the Contents Power Index (CPI) rankings, [65] as well as the TV popularity ranking, six times during its nine week run. [66]

My Mister: South Korea viewers per episode (millions)
SeasonEpisode numberAverage
Source: Audience measurement performed nationwide by Nielsen Media Research. [67]
Average TV viewership ratings
Ep.Original broadcast dateAverage audience share
AGB Nielsen [68] TNmS
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide
1March 21, 20183.923%4.467%4.6%
2March 22, 20184.133%4.786%4.1%
3March 28, 20183.373%4.102%3.9%
4March 29, 20183.611%3.851%4.3%
5April 4, 20183.936%4.838%3.7%
6April 5, 20184.038%4.468%4.6%
7April 11, 20184.487%5.234%4.7%
8April 12, 20185.313%5.671%4.6%
9April 18, 20184.803%5.413%3.8%
10April 19, 20185.824%6.472%5.6%
11April 25, 20184.965%5.926%4.6%
12April 26, 20186.035%6.572%5.5%
13May 9, 20185.635%6.227%5.3%
14May 10, 20186.468%7.374%5.5%
15May 16, 20185.819%6.221%5.7%
16May 17, 20187.352%8.170%7.2%
SpecialMay 3, 20183.187%4.008%3.0%
  • In the table above, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.

Awards and nominations

2018 11th Korea Drama Awards Best DramaMy MisterNominated [69]
Best Screenplay Park Hae-young Nominated
6th APAN Star Awards Grand Prize Lee Sun-kyun Nominated [70] [71]
Best Production Director Kim Won-seok Won
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Lee Ji-eun Won
Best Supporting Actor Park Ho-san Won
Best New Actor Jang Ki-yong Won
K-Star Award, Actress Lee Ji-eun Nominated
2nd The Seoul Awards Grand Prize (Drama)My MisterWon [72] [73]
Best Actor Lee Sun-kyun Nominated
Best Supporting ActorPark Ho-sanNominated
Best New Actor Jang Ki-yong Nominated
MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards OST Award"Adult"Nominated [74]
31st Korean Broadcasting Writers’ AwardsWriter Award (Drama Division) Park Hae-young Won [75]
2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best DramaMy MisterWon [76]
Best Director Kim Won-seok Nominated
Best Actor Lee Sun-kyun Nominated
Best Actress Lee Ji-eun Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Oh Na-ra Nominated
Best New Actress Kwon Nara Nominated
Best Screenplay Park Hae-young Won

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Oh Dal-su</span> South Korean actor

Oh Dal-su is a South Korean actor.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kim Ji-hoon (actor, born 1981)</span> South Korean actor

Kim Ji-hoon is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his romantic comedies on television such as The Golden Age of Daughters-in-Law (2007), Love Marriage, Stars Falling from the Sky, and My Cute Guys (2012). In 2010, he also appeared in the film Natalie, and cable mystery series Unsolved.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Lee Sun-kyun</span> South Korean actor

Lee Sun-kyun is a South Korean actor. After beginning his career in musical theatre, for many years Lee was relegated to minor and supporting roles onscreen, only getting to play lead characters in one-act dramas on KBS Drama City and MBC Best Theater. In one such Best Theater project, he worked with TV director Lee Yoon-jung on Taereung National Village (2005), which led to him being cast in her later series Coffee Prince in 2007. Coffee Prince, along with medical drama White Tower brought Lee mainstream popularity, which he followed with Pasta (2010), Golden Time (2012) and My Mister (2018).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Bong Tae-gyu</span> South Korean actor

Bong Tae-gyu is a South Korean actor.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">IU (singer)</span> South Korean singer and actress

Lee Ji-eun, also known by her stage name IU (Korean: 아이유), is a South Korean singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. She signed with LOEN Entertainment in 2007 as a trainee and debuted as a singer at the age of fifteen with her first extended play (EP) Lost and Found (2008). Although her follow-up albums, Growing Up and IU...IM, brought mainstream success, it was only after the release of "Good Day", the lead single from her 2010 album Real, that she achieved national stardom. "Good Day" went on to spend five consecutive weeks at the top of South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart, and in 2019, it was ranked number one on Billboard's "100 Greatest K-Pop Songs of the 2010s" list.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Song Sae-byeok</span> South Korean actor

Song Sae-byeok is a South Korean actor. After gaining attention as a supporting actor in The Servant (2010), Song played the leading roles in the comedies Meet the In-Laws (2011) and The Suck Up Project: Mr. XXX-Kisser (2012).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Jung Hae-in</span> South Korean actor (born 1988)

Jung Hae-in is a South Korean actor. He first made an appearance in AOA Black's music video for "Moya" in 2013 and officially debuted through the TV series Bride of the Century the next year. He gained recognition for his main role in 2017 television series While You Were Sleeping and for his supporting role in Prison Playbook. Jung had his first lead role in the 2018 drama Something in the Rain, and followed with One Spring Night in 2019. Jung gained even greater recognition through his lead roles in D.P. (2021) and Snowdrop (2021–22).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Lee Yoo-young</span> South Korean actress

Lee Yoo-young is a South Korean actress. She debuted in the film Late Spring (2014) for which she won Best Actress at the 14th Milan International Film Festival, making her the first Korean to receive the honor.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Hong Ji-yoon</span> South Korean actress

Hong Ji-yoon is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her roles in television series My First First Love (2019) and Woori the Virgin (2022).

<i>When My Love Blooms</i> 2020 South Korean television series

When My Love Blooms is a 2020 South Korean television series starring Yoo Ji-tae, Lee Bo-young, Park Jinyoung, and Jeon So-nee. It aired on tvN every Saturday and Sunday at 21:00 (KST) time slot from April 25 to June 14, 2020.

Jung Hae-kyun is a South Korean actor. He is known for his roles in The Villainess, Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds and Confession of Murder. He has appeared in many films and television series in a supporting role.

Kim Nam-hee is a South Korean actor and model. He is known for his roles in dramas Mr. Sunshine, Spring Turns to Spring, and Sweet Home.

<i>You Are My Spring</i> 2021 South Korean fantasy television series

You Are My Spring is a 2021 South Korean television series directed by Jung Ji-hyun and starring Seo Hyun-jin, Kim Dong-wook, Yoon Park, and Nam Gyu-ri. The series follows the three main characters who come to deal with their interconnected childhood traumas. It premiered on tvN on July 5, 2021, and aired every Monday and Tuesday at 21:00 (KST) for 16 episodes. It is available worldwide for streaming on Netflix.

<i>My Liberation Notes</i> 2022 South Korean television series

My Liberation Notes is a South Korean television series starring Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, Son Suk-ku, and Lee El. It aired on JTBC from April 9 to May 29, 2022, every Saturday and Sunday at 22:30 (KST) for 16 episodes. It is also available for streaming on Netflix in selected regions.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kim Young-min (actor)</span> South Korean actor

Kim Young-min (Korean: 김영민), is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his roles in television series My Mister (2018), Crash Landing on You (2019), The World of the Married (2020), and Military Prosecutor Doberman (2022).

Kim Min-seo is a South Korean child actress and model. Kim known for her roles in drama series Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021) and family drama Young Lady and Gentleman (2021).

Park Hae-young is a South Korean screenwriter, best known for writing television series Another Miss Oh (2016), My Mister (2018), and My Liberation Notes (2022).

<i>The Glory</i> (TV series) 2022 South Korean television series

The Glory is a South Korean streaming television series written by Kim Eun-sook and directed by Ahn Gil-ho. Song Hye-kyo, Lee Do-hyun, Lim Ji-yeon, Yeom Hye-ran, Park Sung-hoon, and Jung Sung-il round out the ensemble cast. Part 1 was released on Netflix on December 30, 2022, and Part 2 was released on March 10, 2023.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Park Ho-san</span> South Korean actor

Park Ho-san, is a South Korean actor who is known for his performances on the screen and stage. He has appeared in various film and television projects, as well as in numerous stage productions. In particular, during his two decades of acting, Park Ho-san performed heavy performances on stage such as 'Suck' (2008), 'In the Heights' (2015), 'Chuncheon There', 'Waiting for Heroes' (2013), 'Frozen' (2015), and 'The Book of a Thief' (2015).

<i>Payback</i> (South Korean TV series) 2023 South Korean television series

Payback is a 2023 South Korean television series starring Lee Sun-kyun, Moon Chae-won, Kang Yoo-seok, and Park Hoon. It aired from January 6 to February 11, 2023, on SBS TV's Fridays and Saturdays at 22:00 (KST) time slot.


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Kim, Sung-won (November 13, 2017). [공식]'나의 아저씨' 이선균-아이유-나문희-오달수-송새벽, 라인업 완성. Sport Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  2. "TV series 'My Mister' portrays humor, pathos of Korean 'ajeossi'". Yonhap News Agency. April 11, 2018.
  3. "Comforting life through meeting 'My Mister'". The Korea Herald. April 12, 2018.
  4. "TvN's new series 'My Mister' debuts at No. 1 on weekly TV chart". Yonhap News Agency. April 4, 2018. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  5. "드라마 '나의 아저씨', 백상예술대상 TV 부문서 작품상 수상". 국민일보 (in Korean). May 2, 2019. Retrieved March 23, 2023.
  6. 1 2 [공식 전문] '나의 아저씨' 측 "나문희 최종 하차..고두심 합류". Naver (in Korean). February 19, 2018.
  7. [단독] 박호산, 오달수 후임으로 '나의 아저씨' 긴급 합류. Naver (in Korean). February 28, 2018.
  8. "Lee Jia joins tvN's My Ajusshi as Lee Seon-kyun's wife". Dramabeans. December 9, 2017. Retrieved December 13, 2021.
  9. Kim, Mi-ji (December 9, 2017). "[종합] 이지아·tvN 양측 "'나의 아저씨' 출연 확정…이선균 아내 役"". Xsport News (in Korean). Retrieved December 10, 2017.
  10. 정영주, ‘나의 아저씨’ 출연…오달수 부인 役 (in Korean). TenAsia. December 12, 2017. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  11. "Chang Ki-yong to Star in tvN's "My Mister"". HanCinema. December 3, 2017. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  12. 안승균, ‘나의 아저씨’ 캐스팅 확정…아이유 절친 役 (in Korean). YTN. January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  13. 김영민 `나의 아저씨` 합류…이선균과 호흡 (in Korean). EDaily. December 13, 2017. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  14. "[Lily's Take] Ryu Sun-young joins IU and Lee Sun-kyun in "My Mister"". HanCinema. January 28, 2018. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
  15. [단독] 헬로비너스 나라, '나의 아저씨' 출연…이선균·아이유와 호흡. Osen (in Korean). Nate. December 13, 2017.
  16. "'나의 아저씨' 무슨 내용? 40대 남성·20대 여성의 이야기...이선균X아이유 조합 탄생하나" (in Korean). November 8, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  17. "[Oh!쎈 초점] '나의아저씨'까지..아이유, 드라마 캐스팅 1순위된 이유" (in Korean). November 8, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  18. "아이유, '나의 아저씨' 여주인공 물망…"출연 검토 중"" (in Korean). November 8, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  19. 1 2 "이선균·아이유부터 나문희·오달수까지…'나의 아저씨' 명품 라인업" (in Korean). November 13, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  20. ""아이유는 없다"…'나의 아저씨' 이지은, 역대급 연기 변신" (in Korean). March 6, 2018. Retrieved December 2, 2022.
  21. "[근황] '나의 아저씨' 장기용, 화보같은 일상 공개…'모델 포스'" (in Korean). December 8, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  22. "이지아, '나의 아저씨' 이선균 아내 역으로 복귀" (in Korean). December 9, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  23. "김영민, '나의아저씨' 출연…이선균 때학 후배 役 (공식입장)" (in Korean). December 13, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  24. "'부암동 주길연' 정영주, '나의 아저씨' 합류! 오달수와 비주얼 大부부 케미 기대~" (in Korean). December 12, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  25. "[단독] 헬로비너스 나라, '나의 아저씨' 출연…이선균·아이유와 호흡" (in Korean). December 13, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  26. [공식입장] '성추문' 오달수, 결국 '나의 아저씨' 하차 확정. Naver (in Korean). February 27, 2018.
  27. Kim Soo-kyung (February 28, 2018). 박호산, '나의 아저씨' 오달수 후임…'문래동 카이스트' 인기 잇는다(공식). TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  28. "'나의 아저씨' 이선균-이지은-이지아-장기용, 첫 대본 연습 현장 전격 공개!" (in Korean). February 14, 2018. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  29. "'나의아저씨' 오달수 지우기..출연고심→하차→예고 삭제까지 [종합]" (in Korean). February 28, 2018. Retrieved December 2, 2022.
  30. "'나의 아저씨' 결방..tvN 측 "오달수→박호산 교체로 촬영 지연"" (in Korean). May 2, 2018. Retrieved December 2, 2022.
  31. Park, Gwi-im. ""이선균X이지은 못 본다" '나의 아저씨', 오늘(2일) 휴방…스페셜 편성 [공식]". (in Korean). Retrieved December 4, 2022.
  32. "[단독] '나의 아저씨', 어제(16일) 마지막 촬영…해피엔딩일까" (in Korean). May 15, 2018. Retrieved December 4, 2022.
  33. "아이유, tvN '나의 아저씨' 출연 검토, 네티즌 "아이유 기대돼"vs"어린여자 판타지"" (in Korean). November 8, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  34. ""20대女-40대男 그만 엮어!" 드라마 '나의 아저씨' 주인공 나이 차 논란". (in Korean). November 8, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  35. "드라마 '나의 아저씨'에 비난 여론 "얼마나 많은 아저씨들이 치근덕댈지…"". (in Korean). December 8, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2022.
  36. "'나의 아저씨' 나이 차 논란에 '화들짝'?…이선균♥아이유, 인물관계도 수정". (in Korean). March 22, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  37. "[K스타] 드라마 '나의 아저씨' 아이유 폭행 장면이 논란이 된 이유". KBS News (in Korean). March 22, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  38. "'나의 아저씨' 장기용·아이유, 데이트폭행 논란 제기돼 맹비난…"구타+욕설=사랑?"" (in Korean). March 22, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  39. "[영상] "24살 나이 차보다 충격" 지적 나온 '나의 아저씨' 아이유 폭행신" (in Korean). March 22, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  40. Lee, Min-jung (March 24, 2018). "'나의 아저씨' 폭행 장면 논란에 아이유가 전한 말" (in Korean). Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  41. 1 2 "'나의 아저씨', 니 아저씨 너나 귀엽지" (in Korean). March 23, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  42. 1 2 "'나의 아저씨', 기득권 아재들의 피해자 코스프레". (in Korean). March 24, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  43. Park, Woo-sung (March 28, 2018). "[기울어진 극장] '나의 아저씨', 가부장제의 음흉한 욕망" (in Korean). The Women's News. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  44. "'나의 아저씨'에 쏟아지는 저주의 굿판" (in Korean). March 26, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  45. "'아저씨' 이지은·이선균의 멜로? 이건 살벌한 생존 스릴러다" (in Korean). March 29, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  46. ""망가진 게 좋다"... '나의 아저씨'가 그리는 짠한 행복론" (in Korean). April 12, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2022.
  47. "'나의 아저씨'가 '논란'에 대처하는 방법" (in Korean). April 11, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2022.
  48. 1 2 Lee, Jung-hyun (April 11, 2018). "'나의 아저씨' 김원석 PD 눈물 "롤리타 논란, 아이유에 미안"(종합)" (in Korean). Retrieved December 9, 2022.
  49. Kim, Kyung-hak (April 11, 2018). "데이트폭력 미화·로리타 논란·비판에…"사람 이야기, 자기 검열 많이해"". (in Korean). Retrieved December 9, 2022.
  50. 1 2 "아이유, '나저씨' 타고 배우로 우뚝 서다" (in Korean). May 25, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2022.
  51. 1 2 "'나의아저씨', 7.4% 자체최고시청률로 종영..인생작이 남긴 것3" (in Korean). July 19, 2020. Retrieved December 10, 2022.
  52. "[Y리뷰] '나의 아저씨', 마지막까지 사랑보다 '사람' 말했다". YTN (in Korean). May 18, 2018. Retrieved December 10, 2022.
  53. 1 2 Lee, Jung-hyun (April 3, 2018). "[시청자가 찜한 TV] 참기 힘든 무게…tvN '나의 아저씨' 1위" (in Korean). Retrieved December 8, 2022.
  54. "[이슈+] "아이유는 무슨 죄?"…미투운동 역풍 맞은 '나의 아저씨'" (in Korean). March 26, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2022.
  55. "'나의 아저씨' 아이유(이지은), 진짜 '배우'로 거듭나다" (in Korean). May 18, 2018. Retrieved December 10, 2022.
  56. "[서병기 연예톡톡]'나의 아저씨', 이선균과 아이유의 기막힌 감정선 연결". Retrieved December 8, 2022.
  57. "'나의 아저씨'의 기이한 만남이 보여주는 기묘한 재미" (in Korean). April 12, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2022.
  58. "'나의 아저씨' 고두심부터 이지은까지…경계를 오가는 그들의 이야기" (in Korean). April 24, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2022.
  59. 1 2 3 "논쟁적 드라마, tvN '나의 아저씨'는 정말 위험할까" (in Korean). May 2, 2018. Retrieved December 9, 2022.
  60. Seo, Byung-gi (May 18, 2018). "'나의 아저씨'가 진짜 수작인 이유" (in Korean). Retrieved December 10, 2022.
  61. Lee, Do-yeon (May 18, 2018). "따뜻한 연민과 이해…'나의 아저씨' 7.4% 종영" (in Korean). Retrieved December 10, 2022.
  62. Hwang, Hyo-jin (April 26, 2018). "[나의 아저씨]의 문제가 아이유만의 것일까?". GQ Korea (in Korean). Retrieved December 10, 2022.
  63. 1 2 "드라마 끝난 지 4년인데… '나의 아저씨' 대본집 불티". (in Korean). Retrieved December 11, 2022.
  64. "종영 '나의 아저씨'가 인생 드라마였던 모든 이유" [Finale, all the reasons why 'My Mister' was a life drama]. Naver. Retrieved May 21, 2018.[ permanent dead link ]
  65. "아이유X이선균 '나의 아저씨', 콘텐츠 영향력지수 1위". Naver. Retrieved May 28, 2018.
  66. "'나의 아저씨' TV 화제성 1위만 다섯 번째…2위는 '예쁜 누나'" ['My Ahjussi' is 1st place in 'TV popularity'...2nd place is 'Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food']. Naver. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  67. "Nielsen Korea". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  68. "Nielsen Korea". AGB Nielsen Media Research. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  69. 2018코리아드라마어워즈 후보 공개. (in Korean). September 22, 2018.
  70. "이병헌·손예진·아이유 APAN스타어워즈 노미네이트". Star News (in Korean). September 27, 2018.
  71. Park, Pan-seok (October 13, 2018). 이병헌, '미스터 션샤인' 대상 수상..정해인 2관왕(종합)[2018 APAN] [Lee Byung-hun, 'Mr. Sunshine' Grand Prize .. Hae-in Jeong, 2nd Crown (General) [2018 APAN]]. Osen (in Korean) via Naver.
  72. ‘제2회 더 서울어워즈’ 10월27일 개최, 드라마-영화 각 부문별 후보공개. iMBC (in Korean). September 28, 2018.
  73. [2회 더서울어워즈] '나의아저씨·공작' 대상…이병헌·김남주·하정우·손예진 주연상(종합). Ilgan Sports (in Korean). October 27, 2018.
  74. "2018 MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards Announces Nominees + Voting Begins". Soompi. October 1, 2018.
  75. ‘나의 아저씨’ 박해영 작가, 올 ‘한국방송작가상’ 드라마 부문 수상. Herald Corp. (in Korean). December 3, 2018.
  76. Yoo, Chung-hee (April 4, 2019). "김서형·염정아·김혜자 등 '백상예술대상' TV부문 최종 후보 공개". Ten Asia (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved April 4, 2019.