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May 2013

[New Series]: Slow Boat Home

English Title: Slow Boat Home

Cantonese Title: 情越海岸線 (ching yuet hoi ngon sin)

Cast: Raymond Wong 黃浩然, Ruco Chan 陳展鵬, Aimee Chan 陳茵媺, Selena Li 李詩韻, Elaine Yiu 姚子羚, Matt Yeung 楊明, Cilla Kung 樂瞳, Yueh Hua 岳華

Episodes: 25

Airing date: 13 May 2013 (After Bullet Brain)

Themesong: Still Wishing (還想)- Kay Tse (CD)*

Official: Website | Purchase DVD @ YesAsia.com (English Subtitles)

Executive Producer: Leung Choi Yuen (Ghost Writer, King Maker, The Days of Days)

Scriptwriter: Ng Shiu Tung

Slow Boat Home TVB Official Poster

Synopsis

CHEUNG PO-SANG (Raymond Wong), who was born and raised in Cheung Chau, is a man with grandiose aims but puny talents, putting the seafood restaurant run by his father CHEUNG SING-MUI (Yueh Hua) out of business.
As PO-SANG feels down-hearted, his close associate CHENG PO-PO (Aimee Chan), a female TV producer, remains steadfast with loyalty to him, fighting with him side-by-side all along.  Even when PO-SANG suffers from a fracture due to a boating accident and becomes physically disabled, PO-PO is willing to push the wheelchair for him.  On the other hand, KWOK HEI-MAN (Selena Li) gives up her own career all of a sudden and returns to Cheung Chau, helping her mother IP WING-SHAN (Susan Tse) run the holiday home rental business.  It turns out that HEI-MAN has secretly joined hands with some outsiders, planning to develop a hotel conglomerate.  HEI-MAN also attempts to have an affair with PO-SANG, trying to make PO-PO go away.  What HEI-MAN has done is noticed by her first love CHING LAI-WING (Ruco Chan), who cannot put up with it, as such, he and PO-PO become fellow sufferers, commiserating with each other.  As PO-PO is about to give up verifying her parentage and return to the USA, unexpectedly, a sudden reversal of the holiday home acquisition process occurs……

在長洲土生土長的張寶生(黃浩然)志大才疏,弄致父親張勝妹(岳華)經營的海鮮酒家倒閉結業,寶生心灰意冷,與他朝夕相對的電視台女導演鄭抱抱(陳茵媺)義字當頭,一路上與他並肩作戰,當寶生撞船骨折不良於行,抱抱也甘願為他推輪椅。另一方面,郭希雯(李詩韻)突然放棄自己事業回長洲,幫助母親葉泳珊(謝雪心)打理渡假屋,原來希雯聯同外人暗中發展酒店王國的計劃,並意圖與寶生發生關係,設法氣走抱抱,希雯的所作所為看在初戀情人程禮榮(陳展鵬)的眼內,令禮榮無法忍受,與抱抱同病相憐,抱抱準備放棄尋找自己身世回美國,誰料渡假屋的收購行動突然出現逆轉……

Credit: TVB.com.au


11 Responses to “[New Series]: Slow Boat Home”

  • ac says:

    hi ktvb thanks for uploading this.Are you gonna retire soon? i have been watching this show and i am onto the first couple of episodes.It is more light hearted and silly than the other shows I have been watching but this show remids me of heart road gps.I dont think I have been to Cheung Chau but have been to Lantau and Lamma island.

    • KTVB says:

      lol..not retire per se- Just waiting around for a decent TVB series for me to watch and actually want to write about XD

      • JacJac says:

        Yeah. the last review that you wrote about was Friendly Fire. Slow Boat Home seems like a relax series if you want to go to vacation. xd.

  • Magic says:

    I like this series. It’s lighthearted and is pretty good so far.

  • JacJac says:

    Heard a lot of good reviews on this drama. I’m still hesitating about starting this drama.

  • ac says:

    this drama is good but a bit silly.
    Does anyone know the song sung by karen mok and which album? The scene in god of cookery the scene where stephen chow meets christy chung.I know the song title its probally in the ending credits but i cant read chinese. I know the original song was sung by a japanese artist and the cantonese song was sung by Samantha Lam.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqAZWXCXcBM
    This drama parody that scene cant remember which episode though.

  • ac says:

    Hi just wondering was my previous comment deleted?

  • pu says:

    i cant stand the way selena li act and her character too. the drama is good, raymond, aimee chan and ruco’s atcs are great. i find the drama is very interesting. the only thing i disappointed about this drama is the KWOK HEI-MAN character, she’s so mean and bitchy! and the way selena acts is terrible too. She appears so boring with her awful actions, to be honest, she doesnt know how to act definitely! Im sick of her appearance to be sooo innocence but so bitchy inside! not many ppl can see this for sure!
    I dont know how and why tvb gave Selena the main character in this drama but its a mistake for sure!

    • Lara says:

      Well Selena is still ok. I cant stand Aimee, she cant act. She should just be a housewife instead of an actress. I feel like vomiting every time she spoke in cantonese

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