Park Shin-hye and Park Hyung-sik say goodbye to ‘Doctor Slump’
Park Shin-hye and Park Hyung-sik say goodbye to ‘Doctor Slump’
Park Shin-hye and Park Hyung-sik gave their final greetings ahead of the final episode.

On the 14th, JTBC's Saturday-Sunday drama 'Doctor Slump' shared Park Shin-hye and Park Hyung-sik's thoughts on the ending. There are only two episodes left until the end of ‘Doctor Slump’. Nam Ha-neul (played by Park Shin-hye) and Yeo Jeong-woo (played by Park Hyeong-sik) shine light on each other during the dark times of their lives and are resuscitating happiness despite repeated misfortunes and crises. The slump and burnout that destroyed the ordinary daily life of two people, and this mental illness that no longer feels so special, aroused the sympathy of all of us living today. And viewers cheered for these people who were no different from me or the people around them, and sometimes were comforted by them, and they laughed, cried, and were excited together.

Park Shin-hye and Park Hyung-sik were at the center of 'Doctor Slump', which caused overindulgence with each episode. The two actors, who reunited after 11 years, received favorable reviews day after day for their perfect acting chemistry and dazzling chemistry. Accordingly, Park Shin-hye and Park Hyung-sik expressed their regrets and gratitude ahead of the end of the show. First, Park Shin-hye said, "Time passed too quickly. It seems that many people sympathized with Ha-neul and Jung-woo and found comfort and consolation through the author's writing. On the other hand, the fact that they shared the same feelings also made the viewers feel any pain. "It's proof that I've been through this, but I feel fortunate that the work 'Doctor Slump' can be of some help," he said.

Park Hyeong-sik also expressed his thoughts, "I feel very sad that the show is already over. I remember a lot of the moments we filmed. I would like to say thank you to the 'Doctor Slump' team who worked hard together. It was a fun, cheerful, and heart-warming work." In particular, when Park Shin-hye was asked what kind of work she thought 'Doctor Slump' would be remembered for, she said, "It was an invitation to daily life. It was a work that allowed me to naturally do what I had done as an actor. There was a time when I felt like the southern sky, too. “I think it will be remembered as a work that resonated with and healed people,” he said.

As the show was so loved that it even earned the nickname 'Wooneul', named after the character in the play, enthusiastic reactions poured in on various SNS and communities immediately after each episode was broadcast. Park Shin-hye responded to fans' reactions by saying, "I sympathized a lot with the reaction to the relationship between mother and daughter. I also remember the reaction that it was good that Ha-neul and Jung-woo did not hide their feelings and spoke directly and honestly." Park Hyung-sik also expressed his gratitude, saying, "I remember Woo-neul saying that they are a couple who is honest in their expressions. It felt good to see Jung-woo and Haneul receiving a lot of love."

In the last broadcast, while expectations were rising as Yeo Jung-woo prepared to make a surprise marriage proposal to Nam Ha-neul, Park Shin-hye and Park Hyeong-sik unanimously responded, "Please keep an eye on them until the end to see whether Woo-neul will overcome his slump." Lastly, Park Shin-hye said, "I am grateful for liking and supporting all the characters in 'Doctor Slump' who have their own stories. If all the Yeo Jung-woo and Nam Ha-neul in the world were comforted by 'Doctor Slump', I would be happier than that." “Thank you again for sympathizing with us, laughing and crying with us,” he said with affectionate greetings. Park Hyeong-sik said, "I had a lot of fun and happiness while filming 'Doctor Slump', and there were many times when my heart was warm. I am sincerely grateful to those who cried, laughed, and watched along with me. I hope that our drama can provide some comfort and consolation. Until then, I love you. “Thank you for giving it to me,” he said.

Kang Min-kyung, Ten Asia reporter translated by google