Big Mouth (South Korean TV series)

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Big Mouth (Korean빅마우스; RRBingmauseu) is an ongoing South Korean television series starring Lee Jong-suk, Im Yoon-ah and Kim Joo-hun. It premiered on MBC TV on July 29, 2022, and airs every Friday and Saturday at 21:50 (KST).[10][11] It is also available for streaming on Disney+ in selected regions.[12]

Big Mouth
Big Mouth (South Korean TV series).jpg
Promotional poster
Also known asBig Mouse[a][2]
Hangul빅마우스
Genre
Created by
Developed byKim Ho-jun (planning)[6]
Written byKim Ha-ram[7]
Directed by
  • Oh Chung-hwan[6]
  • Bae Hyun-jin[6]
Starring
Music byPark Se-joon[8]
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes6 (as of August 13, 2022 (2022-08-13))
Production
Executive producerAhn In-yong[6]
Producers
  • Lee Sang-baek[6]
  • Kim Young-gyu[6]
Production companies
Distributor
Budget₩30 billion[9]
Release
Original networkMBC TV
Original releaseJuly 29, 2022 (2022-07-29) –
present (present)

SynopsisEdit

The series tells the story of an underperforming lawyer who gets caught up in a murder case. In order to survive and protect his family, he digs into a huge conspiracy among the privileged upper classes.[1][10][13]

CastEdit

MainEdit

  • Lee Jong-suk as Park Chang-ho: a third-rate lawyer with a ten percent success rate and is called as "Big Mouth" by his legal acquaintances due to his tendency to speak before acting. His life is suddenly in danger when he is mistaken for a genius conman known as "Big Mouse".[a][14]
  • Im Yoon-ah as Go Mi-ho: Chang-ho's supportive wife who is a nurse and has bold personality, as well as outstanding beauty.[1][15]
  • Kim Joo-hun as Choi Do-ha: the ambitious mayor of Gucheon, whose goal in life is to become the most dignified president.[16][17]

SupportingEdit

NR ForumEdit

  • Yang Kyung-won as Gong Ji-hoon: the president of the media conglomerate Gukdong Daily and the chairman of the NR Forum.[16]
  • Kim Jung-hyun as Jung Chae-bong: the director of Chilbong Academy.[18]
  • Lee Yoo-joon as Han Jae-ho: a surgeon.[19]
  • Oh Ryung as Lee Du-geun: legal counsel of NR Forum.[18]
  • Yoon Seok-hyun as Cha Seung-tae: managing director of OC Group.[18]
  • Park Hoon as Seo Jae-yong: head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology at Gucheon University Hospital.[18]
  • Hong Ji-hee as Jang Hye-jin: Jae-ho's wife who is a culinary researcher.[18][20]
  • Kim Kyu-seon as Ashley Kim: Ji-hoon's wife, who is a Korean-American and the director of Woojung Gallery.[21]
  • Jang Hyuk-jin as Choi Jung-rak: a prosecutor at Gucheon Public Prosecutors' Office.[18]

Gucheon HospitalEdit

  • Ok Ja-yeon as Hyun Joo-hee: Do-ha's wife who is the director of Gucheon Hospital.[16]
  • Kim Seon-hwa as Park Mi-young: the head nurse at Gucheon Hospital.[22]
  • Park Se-hyeon as Jang Hee-joo: a nurse at Gucheon Hospital.[18]

Gucheon PrisonEdit

  • Jeong Jae-sung as Park Yoon-gap: the director of Gucheon Prison.[23]
  • Kim Dong-won as Gan Su-cheol: a prison officer at Gucheon Prison.[24]
  • Kwak Dong-yeon as Jerry: a scammer with three previous convictions who respects the genius conman "Big Mouse".[16]
  • Yang Hyung-wook as Noh Park: a prisoner at Gucheon Prison.[25]

People around Chang-hoEdit

ExtendedEdit

  • Yoo Tae-ju as Tak Kwang-yeon: a prisoner at Gucheon Prison.[27]
  • Song Kyung-cheol as Yang Chun-sik: a gang leader.[28]
  • Park Kwang-il as Tak Kwang-yeon: a psychopath death row inmate.[29]
  • Park Jeong-bok as Go Tae-sik: a prisoner at Gucheon Prison.[30]
  • Shin Seung-hwan as Peter Hong[31]

Special appearancesEdit

Production and releaseEdit

It was reported that filming was scheduled to start in the second half of 2021, with a budget of ₩30 billion.[9][17]

Big Mouth was initially confirmed to be released on tvN.[10] However, in April 2022, it was announced that the series would air on MBC TV's newly established Fridays and Saturdays time slot instead, in July.[33]

Original soundtrackEdit

Part 1Edit

Released on August 6, 2022 (2022-08-06)[34]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Brand New"Justhis
  • Woo Ji-hun
  • Park Se-joon
Justhis2:51
2."Brand New" (Inst.) 
  • Woo Ji-hun
  • Park Se-joon
 2:51
Total length:5:42

ViewershipEdit

Big Mouth : South Korea viewers per episode (millions)
SeasonEpisode numberAverage
12345678910111213141516
11.1241.1291.4311.6851.7321.951TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
Source: Audience measurement performed nationwide by Nielsen Korea.[35]
Average TV viewership ratings
Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
Nielsen Korea[35] TNmS[36]
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide
1 July 29, 2022 6.2% (7th) 6.3% (7th) 5.6% (10th)
2 July 30, 2022 6.1% (5th) 6.4% (4th) 6.1% (7th)
3 August 5, 2022 7.6% (4th) 8.1% (4th) 8.1% (5th)
4 August 6, 2022 8.6% (2nd) 8.7% (2nd) N/A
5 August 12, 2022 9.8% (4th) 10.0% (3rd) 9.6% (4th)
6 August 13, 2022 10.8% (2nd) 10.8% (2nd) 10.0% (2nd)
7 August 19, 2022
8 August 20, 2022
9 August 26, 2022
10 August 27, 2022
11 September 2, 2022
12 September 3, 2022
13 September 9, 2022
14 September 10, 2022
15 September 16, 2022
16 September 17, 2022
Average
  • In the table above, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • N/A denotes ratings that were not released.

NoteEdit

  1. ^ a b "Big Mouth" and "Big Mouse" are both written as 빅마우스 in Korean.[1]

ReferencesEdit

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  35. ^ a b Nielsen Korea ratings:
    • "Ep. 1". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). July 29, 2022. Archived from the original on July 30, 2022. Retrieved July 30, 2022.
    • "Ep. 2". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). July 30, 2022. Archived from the original on July 31, 2022. Retrieved July 31, 2022.
    • "Ep. 3". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). August 5, 2022. Archived from the original on August 7, 2022. Retrieved August 6, 2022.
    • "Ep. 4". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). August 6, 2022. Retrieved August 7, 2022.
    • "Ep. 5". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). August 12, 2022. Retrieved August 13, 2022.
    • "Ep. 6". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). August 14, 2022. Archived from the original on August 14, 2022. Retrieved August 14, 2022.
  36. ^ TNms ratings:
    • "Ep. 1". Breaknews (in Korean). July 30, 2022. Archived from the original on July 30, 2022. Retrieved July 30, 2022.
    • "Ep. 2". Breaknews (in Korean). July 31, 2022. Archived from the original on July 31, 2022. Retrieved July 31, 2022.
    • "Ep. 3". Breaknews (in Korean). August 6, 2022. Archived from the original on August 6, 2022. Retrieved August 6, 2022.
    • "Ep. 5". Breaknews (in Korean). August 13, 2022. Archived from the original on August 14, 2022. Retrieved August 13, 2022.
    • "Ep. 6". Breaknews (in Korean). August 14, 2022. Archived from the original on August 14, 2022. Retrieved August 14, 2022.

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