The Best Hit (aka Hit the Top) is a South Korean television series starring Yoon Shi-yoon, Lee Se-young, Kim Min-jae and Cha Tae-hyun. The Best Hit is romantic comedy drama with time travel elements in it.
The Best Hits is the first drama directed by Yoo Ho-jin, who directed the third season of variety show 2 Days & 1 Night, and the directorial debut of Cha Tae-hyun, who also co-stars.
In the year 1993, famous pop idol Yoo Hyun-Jae accidentally travels through future to 2017. Meanwhile, Lee Ji-Hoon is an aspiring musician and is secretly enrolled as an idol trainee at Star Punch Entertainment while his parents believe he has been studying for his civil service exams. Meanwhile, Woo-Seung is Ji-Hoon’s friend and she has studied to become a civil servant for the past 3 years. She wants a stable life, being affected by her mother who went through several divorces.
The Review (Spoiler Free)
I am considering The Best Hit as a perfect romantic comedy drama. Everything about this drama is perfect. The acting, chemistry between all the actors, the story line, and the production quality. There is nothing to really complain about.
There are some interesting surprises I noticed about the drama. I found out later that Cha Tae-hyun co-directed the drama, which turned out to be his first directorial debut. I was surprised to see Cha Eun Woo from popular KPOP group called “Astros” in the drama. Also, Dong Hyun-Bae who is younger brother is Taeyang from popular KPOP group “Big Bang.”
Interestingly, The Best Hits has many of the casts from 2 Days & 1 Night. We know that Cha Tae-Hyun and Yoon Si-Yoon are from 2 Days & 1 Nights, but they also added Defconn, Kim Jun-Ho and few others.
The Best Hits is perfect romantic comedy and I recommand highly. I give 5 out of 5.
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- Drama: The Best Hit
- Hangul: 최고의 한방
- Director: Yoo Ho-Jin, Cha Tae-Hyun
- Writer: Lee Young-Chul, Lee Mi-Rim
- Episodes: 32
- Release Date: June 2 – July 22, 2017