- Director Jin Chang-gyu
- Writer Kim Sung-min
Jang Hyuk, Son Yeo-eun, Shin Eun-soo, Ha Jun, Kim Jae-kyung
- Category Drama
- Date 2018
- Running Time
- Homepage http://www.imbc.com/broad/tv/drama/badpapa/
- First Episode
Ji-cheol is an incompetent husband and dad. He was detective who got suspended for allegedly taking a bribe. He can’t come up with their living expenses, let alone the rent. On top of that, his daughter gets into trouble and he has to come up with the settlement money. Cornered, Ji-cheol makes a dangerous decision. Having been a boxing champion in the past, he decides to participate in an illegal boxing match and take the prize money. This TV series is about the struggles of a father who chooses to become a bad person in order to be a good dad.
Yoo Ji-cheol – Starring Jang Hyuk
Fallen f & fighter
Ji-cheol used to be an undefeated boxing champion in his 20s. He fell in love with Sun-joo at first sight, proposed to her in 3 days, and together they had a beautiful daughter named Young-sun. He was a national hero, beloved husband and respected father. However, during the 13th defense match against Min-woo, which was called the game of the century, he lost helplessly, which seemed weird, and the whole world criticized him. He lost money, reputation and the happiness of his family all at once. 11 years later, he suddenly gets an opportunity to make a comeback.
Choi Sun-joo – Starring Son Yeo-eun
Ji-cheol’s wife, an erotic novelist and massage chair salesperson
She met Ji-cheol, a top sports star, when she just graduated high school. Ji-cheol proposes to her, leaving Min-woo, who has had a crush on her for 3 years without even the chance. She marries Ji-cheol and has a daughter named Young-sun. Life with a national hero is luxurious. However, 11 years later, her national hero husband is gone and she is only left with a hopeless manby her side.
Yoo Young-sun – Starring Shin Eun-soo
Ji-cheo’s daughter, Y-NYANG dance Youtuber
Young-sun had a happy life as a rising ballerina. However, the year Young-sun turned 6, her dad’s reputation plummeted for match fixing and everything changed. 17-year-old Young-sun doesn't study, dance and isn’t enthusiastic about anything. However, there is one thing she is secretly passionate about. She uploads videos on Youtube that are very popular. Although she quit ballet, she couldn’t do anything about her love for dancing. She posts videos under the identity “Cat Mask”.
Lee Min-woo – Starring Ha Jun
MMA champion, sports superstar
He is currently number one in MMA middleweight rankings and very popular for his fighting skills. He is enjoying the golden age of his life. However, his family was poor as he was growing up, he was weak and had many scars. Sun-joo is the girl next door that was always by his side and helped him dream of becoming a boxer. He had a crush on her, but didn’t even dream of telling her and ended up letting her marry Ji-cheol, the top sport superstar during that time.
Cha Ji-woo – Starring Kim Jae-kyung
Daughter of Dr. Cha, Ji-cheol’s former partner, a regional investigation unit detective
She joined the team much later than Ji-cheol, but became the youngest female lieutenant and Ji-cheol’s superior through several special promotions. Although everyone else looks down on Ji-cheol, Ji-woo likes him and is on his side. Not even she understands why, but she favors Ji-cheol. After Ji-cheol quits his job as a cop in shame, Ji-woo stumbles upon a mysterious case.