Boys Before Flowers-Korean Drama

Boys Before Flowers-Korean drama

Boys Before Flowers

• Title: 꽃보다 남자 / Kgotboda Namja
• Also known as: Boys Before Flowers / Boys Over Flowers
• Genre: Romance, comedy
• Episodes: 25
• Broadcast network: KBS2
• Broadcast period: 2009-Jan-05 to 2009-Mar-31
• Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55
• Related Series: Meteor Garden, Hana Yori Dango, Liu Xing Yu
• OSTs: Boys Before Flowers OST, Boys Before Flowers OST 2, Boys Before Flowers OST 2.5


Jan Di is an average girl whose family owns a dry cleaning store located near the luxurious and well known Shin Hwa College. Jan Di meets the four richest and most spoiled boys known as the F4. After saving a boy from jumping off the roof of Shinhwa High School, she is admitted into the school on a swimming scholarship. Jan Di tries to avoid confrontation with the F4 at all cost because she knows what happens to those that stand against them. However, when Jan Di's friend, Oh Min Ji, accidentally gets ice cream on the leader of the F4's shoes, she's forced to declare war on the leader of the F4, Goo Joon Pyo.

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Koo Hye Sun as Geum Jan Di
Lee Min Ho as Goo Joon Pyo
Kim Hyun Joong as Yoon Ji Hoo
Kim Bum as So Yi Jung
Kim Joon as Song Woo Bin
Extended Cast
• Kim So Eun as Chu Ga Eul (Jan Di's best friend)
• Kim Hyun Joo as Goo Joon Hee (Joon Pyo's elder sister)
• Lee Hye Young as Kang Hee Soo (Joon Pyo's mother)
• Ahn Suk Hwan as Geum Il Bong (Jan Di's father)
• Im Ye Jin as Na Gong Joo (Jan Di's mother)
• Park Ji Bin as Geum Kang San (Jan Di's younger brother)
• Han Chae Young as Min Seo Hyun (F4's best friend/Ji Hoo's ex girl friend)
• Lee Min Jung as Ha Jae Kyung (JK Group's CEO's daughter and Jun Pyo's fiancee)
• Lee Jung Gil as Yoon Seok Young (Ji Hoo's grandfather)
• Jung Ho Bin as Jung Sang Rok (Kang Hee Soo's Chief Secretary)
• Lee Si Young as Oh Min Ji
• Gook Ji Yun as Choi Jin Hee / Ginger
• Jang Ja Yun as Park Sun Ja / Sunny
• Min Young Won as Lee Mi Sook / Miranda
• Kim Ki Bang as Bom Chun Sik (Jan Di and Ga Eul's boss)
• Song Suk Ho as Butler Lee
• Kim Young Ok as Head Maid
• Im Ju Hwan as So Il Hyun (Yi Jung's older brother)
• Park Soo Jin as Cha Eun Jae (Yi Jung's first love)
• Kim Min Ji as Jang Yoo Mi
• Kim Jong Jin as So Hyun Sub (Yi Jung's father)
• Jung Ui Chul as Lee Min Ha / Min Jae Ha (fashion model)
• Kim Hyung Joon as himself (cameo, ep4)
• Kim Kyu Jong as himself (cameo, ep4)
• Heo Young Saeng as himself (cameo, ep4)
• Lee Hae Woo as Host Q (the guy who drugged Jan Di's drink, ep4)
• Lee Jung Joon as Gong Soo Pyo (Ga Eul's boyfriend, ep9-10)
• Heo Kyung Hwan as (Cell phone event MC, ep10)
• Lee Jung Sung as radiologist (cameo, ep13)
• Hai Ming (하이밍) as Ming (Ji Hoo's friend, ep14-15)
• Lee Suk Goo (이석구) as (Shinhwa's high school principal)
• Jo Soo Bin as announcer
• ?? as Goo Bon Hyung (Joon Pyo's father)
Production Credits
• Original Work: Manga Hana Yori Dango by Kamio Yoko
• Production Company: Group Eight
• Director: Jun Ki Sang
• Screenwriter: Yoon Ji Ryun
Episode Ratings
see Boys Before Flowers/Episode Ratings

Episode ratings for KBS2 drama Boys Before Flowers
Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2009-01-05 1 14.3 (7th) 14.4 (6th)
2009-01-06 2 17.6 (4th) 17.4 (4th)
2009-01-12 3 20.8 (4th) 21.1 (4th)
2009-01-13 4 21.4 (4th) 21.6 (3rd)
2009-01-19 5 24.8 (3rd) 24.3 (3rd)
2009-01-20 6 24.8 (3rd) 24.6 (3rd)
2009-01-26 7 19.5 (1st) 19.1 (1st)
2009-01-27 8 25.9 (2nd) 25.3 (2nd)
2009-02-02 9 29.7 (2nd) 29.4 (2nd)
2009-02-03 10 30.5 (2nd) 30.2 (2nd)
2009-02-09 11 31.5 (2nd) 31.8 (2nd)
2009-02-10 12 31.4 (2nd) 31.2 (2nd)
2009-02-16 13 31.5 (2nd) 31.5 (2nd)
2009-02-17 14 31.9 (2nd) 32.0 (2nd)
2009-02-23 15 32.4 (2nd) 32.3 (2nd)
2009-02-24 16 33.2 (2nd) 32.9 (2nd)
2009-03-02 Special 21.8 (3rd) 22.4 (3rd)
2009-03-03 17 29.9 (2nd) 30.6 (2nd)
2009-03-09 18 35.5 (1st) 35.7 (2nd)
2009-03-10 19 31.2 (2nd) 31.3 (3rd)
2009-03-16 20 32.6 (2nd) 31.6 (2nd)
2009-03-17 21 33.6 (2nd) 33.8 (2nd)
2009-03-23 22 31.8 (2nd) 32.4 (2nd)
2009-03-24 23 31.8 (2nd) 31.6 (2nd)
2009-03-30 24 30.2 (2nd) 29.2 (2nd)
2009-03-31 25 34.8 (1st) 34.9 (1st)
Average 28.5% 28.4%
Source: TNS Media Korea

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