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What is Mom

Title: 엄마가 뭐길래 / What is Mom
Also known as: Mom is Acting Up
Chinese Title: 媽媽是什麼
Genre: Family, Sitcom, Romance
Episodes: 27
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 2012-Oct-09 to 2012-Dec-18
Air time: Monday to Friday 19:45 ~ 25 minutes (Episode 1-15)
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 20:50 ~ 65 minutes (Episode 16-27)


This drama tell the story of a mom who stay with her children again after her children jobless.

Na Moon Hee is a owner of a noodle shop. Her children already independent and stay in their own house. After jobless, their children come back to the home again, stay and work together in her noodle house.


Na Moon Hee’s family

Na Moon Hee as Na Moon Hee
Park Jung Hak as Park Jung Hak
Park Mi Sun as Park Mi Sun
Kim Suh Hyung as Kim Suh Hyung
Ryu Seung Soo as Ryu Seung Soo
Seo Yi Ahn as Park Ji Hye
Lee Ye Sun as Ji Hye (child)
Kim Sae Ron as Park Sae Ron

Byung Man’s family

Kim Byung Man as Kim Byung Man
Yoo Yun Suk as Kim Yun Suk
L @ Kim Myung Soo as Kim Myung Soo

Noddle House family

Kim Hye Min (김혜민) as Kim Hye Min (50)
Goo Ja Myung (구자명) as Goo Ja Myung (21)
Yoo Ah Ra as Yoo Ah Ra

Organic Restaurant family

Shin So Yool as Shin So Yool
Kim Jae Hwa as Kim Jae Hwa
Min Dae Hong (민대홍) as Min Dae Hong


Wi Yang Ho as Wi Yang Ho
Son Jin Yeong as Son Jin Young
Sun Seung Il (선승일) as Sun Seung Il (30)
Han Young as Han Ji Young
Kang Yi Suk as Wang Man Soo
Byun Seung Mi as Sae Ron’s friend


Lizzy as Park Soo Young (ep 16)
Ryu Dam as Ryu Dam (ep 14)
Lee Seung Yoon (이승윤) (ep 21)
Park Gyu Ri (ep 22)
Jun Hyun Moo (ep 24&25)

Production Credits

Director: Kang Young Su, Lee Ji Sun
Screenwriter: Son Geun Joo, Park Ran, Park Yun Kyung, Song Hye Jin, Jo Yoon Kyung


This drama originally set as 120 episodes but last in Episode 27 due to the sitcoms have been on a continual downward trend and MBC decided not to continue with this format. (Source)


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Watch Online with English, Chinese & Other Subtitle (Coming Soon)


  1. 1 : taraLuvJJ Says:

    L …!!!
    but melodrama.. 100+ eps.. i dunno, but i want to see L again 🙁

  2. 2 : GHSforever Says:

    Infinite L <3

  3. 3 : Lorem Says:

    Is this a reality show? The character names are same as the actors names.

  4. 4 : Christy Says:

    No it’s not a reality show since the drama hasn’t come out we don’t know there characters name

  5. 5 : something Says:

    i think this is a sitcom, coz it will air on Stand By timeslot after stand by finished

  6. 6 : Nadia Says:

    I can’t wait for this!!!!!!!

  7. 7 : Unknown Says:

    Oh gosh.. Seeing Myungsoo the whole 100+ eps.. i think i’m going to faint with nosebleeds. o:

  8. 8 : glitter star Says:

    i love Na Moon Hee from High Kick 1, and glad to see her in new drama, i can’t wait for this, Na Moon Hee fighting !!

  9. 9 : something Says:

    its sitcom, how come this is a melodrama

    (@something from admin: Thanks for inform us.)

  10. 10 : LolLipop Says:

    i dont want to watch l in a romance thing, but i want to support him… might as well cover the gil’s face. ^^

  11. 11 : DearestMin Says:

    i cant wait to see L . hope the drama is out with sub soon !!! ^.^

  12. 12 : AngelLuv Says:

    KYAHHH~ L is going to be in it >OO<

  13. 13 : DBSKFB Says:

    woot Yo Ara~
    but 100+ wow
    all the best for the sitcom

  14. 14 : kwan Says:

    100+ episodes… too many for poor L who has other activities to do :O sure i want to see him but it’s just too much work for him… i don’t want him to work to death…

  15. 15 : soohee92lines Says:

    myung soo ah..dont worry,i will watch every episodes..:)) just because of you..that’s all.

  16. 16 : melody1231 Says:

    Yoo Ara of Hello Venus is also in the drama O:

    (@melody1231 from admin: Thanks for inform us.)

  17. 17 : J Says:

    I just wanna watch it because of Yoo Ara *-*

  18. 18 : Penelope Says:

    100+ episodes??? with L!!!!!! like a dream come true! omgahhh! cant wait toooo seeeee L!!!!!! i missed him sooo much. waiting and waiting for him to act again! ahhhh im soooo excited cuz L is my no.1 bias. hes always no.1 for mee! i might die i thinkk. beacuse L LL L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L!

  19. 19 : Lavanya Says:

    Can someone please tell me if the english subtitles are out yet? If I try searching with google, all I get is the meaning of mom ._.

  20. 20 : S Says:

    ARA <3
    Watch her in 100+ episodes… woahhhh what a dream… hahahaha

  21. 21 : jinan Says:

    hi L wow am going to wash it no matter what (infinite)

  22. 22 : Lala Says:

    This drama storyline is not as interesting as the other family drama like Unexpected You and Shut Up, Family .
    Still I’m watching it because it is very funny !
    Love to see Byungman,L , Ara and Park Misun XDDD
    I really hope there will be more subbing teams for this drama ='[

  23. 23 : Elsa Gomez Says:

    Whoever translated the synopsis did a terrible job of translating. They can’t speak English. The grammar is incorrect as well.

  24. 24 : clara Says:

    where can i watch this with eng sub?

  25. 25 : LMyungsoo Says:

    You can watch it at DramaCrazy… By the way, like L’s character… Not gloomy =)

  26. 26 : Yinjen Says:

    What’s with the terrible English on the synopsis?
    I can’t wait to see Myungsoo hehe 😀

  27. 27 : ELmo Says:

    i miss your drama L…..

  28. 28 : clyderain Says:

    ahhh. i want to watch this drama. ^-^

  29. 29 : tapushi byapari Says:

    I want to watch this drama. where can I watch it.

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