“Graceful Family” (우아한 가) recently concluded on an all-time high rating in Korea.
According to sources, the mystery melodrama was in first place its time slot across all channels, including public broadcast networks. The 16th and final episode that aired yesterday (Thursday, 17th October) has left wondering if there is a season 2.
Omg #GracefulFamily what did that ending mean?!?! Season 2????ADVERTISEMENT
— 1234 (@4AliceChen) October 17, 2019
Shouldn’t it be titled TOP instead of #ElegantFamily / #GracefulFamily since the show ended showing TOP group?The lead actors gone at the end lol.Reasonable for me if there’s season 2,but if negative…ending for me:::meh imoodealwithit
— *Tatts 多太 (@IngeniosusMe) October 18, 2019
For those of you who don’t know what “Graceful Family” is about, the synopsis plot reads:
“Mo Seok Hee is an only child and her father runs the large company MC Group. She is beautiful, smart and rich. Mo Seok Hee appears like she is arrogant, but she struggles over her mother’s death. Her mother was killed 15 years ago.
“Heo Yoon Do is a lawyer, but he doesn’t even have an office. He solves small problems of neighborhood residents at a restaurant. He is full of love. Miraculously, Heo Yoon Do is headhunted to join the TOP team at MC Group. The TOP team manages the affairs of the family who runs the MC Group. Their job includes covering up immoral or illegal behaviors done by the family. Han Je Kook heads the TOP team.
“Mo Seok Hee and Heo Yoon Do work together to reveal the truth of what happened when Mo Seok Hee’s mother was killed.”
While there is currently no word if there is a follow up to “Graceful Family”, the cast met up to share their final thoughts on the series.
“There’s always a start and end to a drama, but this drama was a project that I especially loved,” stated Bae Jong Ok. “A great project was created because everyone showed 200 percent of their capabilities. More than anything, thank you to the viewers for giving us lots of love.”
Lee Kyu Han said, “I thought a lot as to how to express my character who tried to mask his frustration with laughter. But we were able to conclude thanks to the wonderful script, best directing, colleagues, and energy from viewers. Thank you so much for giving us lots of love.”
“I focused on the love and pain of this character, and wanted to express a person who lived every day as if it was war,” stated Kim Jin Woo. “Thank you to the staff who worked with me, colleagues, the writer, and director who helped me to create the Mo Wan Joon I had researched.”
Im Soo Hyang said, “I want to say thank you to the viewers who joined us and the director, production staff, and colleagues with whom I spent the hot summer and fall. I’ll use what I learned through this valuable experience and work hard to show you good acting. Thank you once again.”
Lee Jang Woo commented, “After riding a good airplane and landing safely, I feel as if I’ve gone on a joyful trip. It’ll be a project that I remember for a long time. Thank you to the viewers who passionately loved us so that we could succeed beyond our expectations.”
Are you sad that “Graceful Family” has come to an end?