10 Hilarious K-Dramas That Will Make Your Day

We all need a dose of laughs!

In dire need of something to brighten up your day? Maybe you just need to get lost in the world of a funny K-Drama. Whether you’re looking for a good ol' sitcom, a sugary sweet romantic comedy, or a crime show with ridiculously funny characters, there’s something for your every mood. 

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Get ready for some laughs with these hilarious K-Dramas:

The Fiery Priest (2019)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu 

If your type of humor involves quirky individuals and comic-book facial expressions, you’ll definitely get a kick out of The Fiery Priest. This action-comedy series centers on three characters constantly butting heads, namely: Kim Hae Il (Kim Nam Gil), a rude, foul-mouthed Catholic priest; Koo Dae Young (Kim Sung Kyun), a timid detective; and Park Kyung Sun (Lee Hanee), an ambitious prosecutor, as they reluctantly work together to investigate an elderly priest’s murder.

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon (2017)

Watch on: Netflix

A petite woman born with supernatural strength named Do Bong Soon (Park Bo Young) is hired by a childish CEO to protect him from an anonymous threat. Unbeknown to Bong Soon, he falls in love with her at first sight, though she already has her eyes set on her high school friend. Your typical love triangle aside, hilarity ensues as Bong Soon, thanks to her new job, finds herself in unusual situations of which she meets with equally comedic dialogue. You might also find yourself having a good chuckle at the confused bystander reactions our tiny Herculean heroine receives.


My Only Love Song (2017)

Watch on: Netflix

Here’s something for history nerds out for a good laugh. My Only Love Song tells the story of Song Soo Jong (Gong Seung Yeon), a money-hungry conceited actress whose life is overturned when she falls into a time portal. The accident lands her back to 6th-century Korea during the Goguryeo era in the midst of King Pyeongwon's reign. Here, she meets On Dal (Lee Jong Hyun), a man dedicated to making money whose ambitious goal is only hampered by his own generous heart.

Rooftop Prince (2012)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu

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Almost like a reversal of My Only Love Song’s plot, Rooftop Prince follows Crown Prince Yi Gak (Park Yoo Chun) as he’s transported from the Chosun Dynasty to modern-day Seoul. He unexpectedly crosses paths with Ho Se Na (Jeong Yu Mi), a woman who looks a lot like his deceased wife. Determined to uncover his wife’s mysterious death, Yi Gak takes on a job at Se Na’s company to get closer to her, all while struggling with modern-day technology.

The Sound of Your Heart (2016)

Watch on: Netflix

Give The Sound of Your Heart a try if you’re a sucker for over-the-top slapstick comedy. Based on a popular webtoon of the same name, this outrageous sitcom depicts the comical everyday adventures of a cartoonist and his family. It stars Lee Kwang Soo, Kim Dae Myung, and Jung So Min.

Welcome to Waikiki (2018)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu, iflix


That said, if a charming, easy-going comedy’s more your speed, you might want to turn on Welcome to Waikiki. The sitcom centers on three aspiring artists (Kim Jung Hyun, Lee Yi Kyung, Son Seung Won) who come together in a guesthouse venture in order to fund their upcoming film. However, after a slew of mishaps ensue, they soon find that managing their new business isn't as easy as it seems.

Shopping King Louie (2016)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu

The series revolves around our titular male lead (Seo In Guk) who just so happens to be the rich heir to a business empire, and a certified shopaholic to boot. His lavish lifestyle is upturned when he finds himself homeless after suffering from amnesia. The unfortunate event then leads him to meeting Koh Bok Shil (Nam Ji Hyun), a simple country girl who teaches him to survive on only the bare necessities.

She Was Pretty (2015)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu

Nothing beats a classic romantic comedy like She Was Pretty. Having lost the fortune and looks she once thrived on in her youth, Hye Jin (Hwang Jung Eum) is reluctant to meet her now handsome childhood friend, Ji Sung Joon (Park Seo Joon). To avoid judgment, she convinces her attractive roommate to take her place instead. Much to her misfortune, complications arise when she finds work in Sung Joon's magazine company where he openly treats her with contempt and disdain, unaware of the history between them.

Suspicious Partner (2017)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu


If you’ve had your fill of pure romantic comedies, how about adding a legal crime story into the mix? Suspicious Partner follows Noh Ji Wook (Ji Chang Wook), a prosecutor and Eun Bong Hee (Nam Ji Hyun) a trainee who learn that their pasts are heavily entrenched with one another, after an awkward misunderstanding brings them together.

The Master’s Sun (2013)

Watch on: Netflix, Viu

A thrilling horror-drama with a tinge of comedy? Sign us up! Appealing to those with a dark sense of humor, The Master’s Sun tells the peculiar relationship between a stingy CEO named Joo Joong Won (So Ji Sub), and Tae Gong Shil (Gong Hyo Jin), a woman who, after getting involved in an accident, now has the ability to see ghosts.  

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