What do you do when the food high has worn off and you’re too exhausted to make another joke at the Thanksgiving dinner table? You turn on the TV and invite your family to a Watch-A-Bunch-A-Thon! If your new-to-K-dramas family member asks you why you watch K-dramas, here’s why a show from Korea should be their next binge-watch. But why tell them when you can show them? Without further ado, here are five dramas worth watching with your family this holiday. Take a look!

This year at DramaFever, our Thanksgiving wish is to spend more time with people who are like family, and that includes you! So skip the lines this Black Friday and join our Watch A-Bunch-A-Thon. Compete for prizes by binge-watching those dramas on your Watchlist! The contest will begin Thursday, November 23 at 11:59pm EST and end Friday, December 1 at 11:59pm EST. Go HERE for more details, and read on to find out which dramas you should watch with your family. 

1. Go Back Couple

This touching family drama will make you laugh and cry as it explores the complicated bonds between mother and daughter and husband and wife. An unhappy couple on the brink of divorce travels back in time to when it all began. They have a second chance at life, but will they choose to spend it with each other? This drama will make you treasure your family members more than ever! 


Go Back Couple

Starring Jang Na Ra and Son Ho Jun

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2. Scarlet Heart: Ryeo

This well-reviewed historical fantasy has stories of love, friendship and ambition. Deemed the Korean Game of Thrones, this series is based on the Chinese novel Bu Bu Jing Xin by Tong Hua, which also inspired the 2011 Chinese hit Scarlet Heart.


Scarlet Heart: Ryeo

Starring Lee Joon Ki and Lee Ji Eun (IU)

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3. Kimchi Family

Kimchi is the focus in this family tale of two bickering restaurateurs who fall in love against the backdrop of a traditional Korean restaurant.


Kimchi Family

Starring Song Il Kuk and Park Jin Hee

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4. Shining Inheritance

Go Eun Sung leads a charmed life with a wealthy, adoring father, who allows her to live her dreams. Despite all their fortune, everything changes when her loving father dies of mysterious circumstances. After the family discovers that he left behind a tremendous amount of debt, her stepmother promptly throws her and her brother out of the house. Homeless and penniless, she takes a job as a waitress at a nightclub. But when she hits rock bottom, something unexpected happens …


Shining Inheritance

Starring Han Hyo Joo and Lee Seung Gi

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5. Twenty Again

Due to an unplanned pregnancy, Ha No Ra married young and dropped out of school. But after two decades as a housewife, she finally gets the chance to experience college, alongside her 20-year-old son and his girlfriend. Further complicating things, No Ra already has a strained student-teacher relationship, as her husband Kim Woo Chul and her first love Cha Hyun Suk wind up being her professors.


Twenty Again

Starring Choi Ji Woo and Kim Min Jae

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Which shows would you like to watch with your family this holiday? Please tell us below!

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