Two of a Kind (Hong Kong TV series)

Two of a Kind (Chinese: 淘氣雙子星; Jyutping: tou4 hei3 soeng1 zi2 sing1; literally "Naughty Gemini") is a 1989 Hong Kong modern teen television drama created and produced by TVB, starring Hacken Lee, Paul Wong, Yu Sin Man, Cutie Mui, Steve Wong, Aaron Kwok, Paul Chun, Kiki Sheung as the main cast and was produced by popular TVB producer Mui Siu-ching. First original broadcast began on Hong Kong's Jade channel July 10 till July 21, 1989 every Monday through Friday during its 7:35 to 8:35 pm timeslot with a total of 10 episodes.[1]

Two of a Kind
Official poster
GenreModern Drama, Teen, Romance
Created byHong Kong Television Broadcasts Limited
StarringHacken Lee
Paul Wong
Yu Sin Man
Cutie Mui
Steve Wong
Aaron Kwok
Paul Chun
Kiki Sheung
Theme music composerWong Ka Kui
Opening themeDays Gone By (逝去日子) by Beyond
Country of originHong Kong
Original languageCantonese
No. of episodes10
ProducerMui Siu-ching
Production locationHong Kong
EditorAu Koon-ying
Camera setupMulti camera
Running time45 minutes
Production companyTVB
Original release
NetworkTVB Jade
Release10 July (1989-07-10) –
21 July 1989 (1989-07-21)
Two of a Kind
Simplified Chinese淘气双子星
Literal meaning"Naughty Gemini"

Synopsis edit

Fed up with being mistreated by his new step-father and his mother not caring Cha Sing Yu (Hacken Lee) boards a plane from the U.S. and runs away to Hong Kong to look for his father. When he lands in Hong Kong he heads to his father's office only to find out his father is away on a business trip but he does run into his fraternal twin brother Cha Sing Chow (Paul Wong) at the office. Sing Yu follows Sing Chow and befriends him, Sing Yu is also able to talk Sing chow into taking him in that night. Sing Yu talks Sing Chow into having fun that night and the two get drunk.

Their dad comes home finding the both of them drunk and that Sing Yu has returned to Hong Kong alone. The next day Sing Yu registered for school where he meets the rest of Sing Chow's classmates. Everyone welcomes him except Sheung Yan Yin (Yu Sin-man), who had an unpleasant run in with Sing Yu the day before. She instantly becomes Sing Yu's enemies but Sing Chow also has a crush on her. Meanwhile, classmate Lee Sai Sai goes out of her way to help Sing Yu to adjust to life in Hong Kong since she has a crush on him.

As Sing Yu, Sing Chow and their friends transition from student to young adult life each face their own difficulty. Sing Yu must choose to follow his dreams of becoming a tennis player or continue his university studies. While Sing Chow comes to terms that Yan Yin does not have romantic feelings for him and must move on with his life.[2]

Cast edit

Students edit

School faculty edit

Parents edit

  • Paul Chun as Charles Cha (查萬里; Cha Man Lei)
  • Amy Wu as Lydia Chung (鍾迪雅; Chung Dik Nga)
  • Wong Chun as Lee King (李勁)

Extended cast edit

Soundtrack edit

  • Days Gone By (逝去日子) by Beyond
  • Walk with You (與妳共行) by Beyond
  • Youthful Dreams (夢少年) by Hacken Lee

References edit

  1. ^ [1] Two of a Kind. Retrieved December 31, 2015
  2. ^ [2] Two of a Kind dvd info on Retrieved December 31, 2015

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