Daddy Dearest (Chinese: 超能老豆; literally “Super Daddy”) may be a 2016 Hong Kong modern family comedy television drama produced by Poon Ka-tak for TVB, starring Johnson Lee, Jason Chan Chi-san and Mandy Wong because the main leads. It premiered on Lammas , 2016, airing every Monday to Friday on Hong Kong’s TVB Jade, Malaysia’s Astro On Demand and Australia’s TVBJ channels during its 8:30-9:30 pm timeslot, concluding August 26, 2016 with a complete of 20 episodes.
Ku Tse-keung (Johnson Lee) is an absentee father who boasts to his son, Ku Tui-nam (Marcus Lo), his busy life due to his important business meetings and large deal making. However, Tse-keung is basically just a standard real-estate agent who cares more about work than spending time together with his son. His work is so important to him that he would rather cancel his parental visits with Tui-nam and use his personal time to socialize together with his boss. Tse-keung’s inability to stay promises to his son has left him during a strained relationship together with his ex-wife and her fiancé who need to make excuses to spare Tui-nam from disappointment. When his ex-wife leaves Hong Kong to urge married and continue a honeymoon, Tui-nam is left in Tse-keung’s look after an extended period of your time . Jealous that his son is growing closer to his new step-father, Tse-keung takes the task of being a responsible father seriously. However, not getting used to taking care of his son has left Tse-keung often overlooking his son’s needs and feelings.
After seeing his client Ophelia Chu Lei-fa (Mandy Wong), who may be a teacher at a learning center, teach Tui-nam the way to do homework, Tse-keung decides to enroll Tui-nam in Ophelia’s learning center rather than having Tui-nam accompany with him to figure . When Ophelia and her landlord determine Tse-keung had doctored their rental lease so as to finish a purchase , they file a complaint against Tse-keung. thanks to his underhanded actions to finish a purchase Tse-keung’s real-estate license is suspended for six months. While under suspension, Tse-keung notices Ophelia’s learning center struggling because she is just too nice to her students by refusing to charge extra for overtime and collect tuition when a student cannot pay. After a teaching staff quits and threatens to require the training centre’s students together with her , Ophelia asks Tse-keung, who is business minded, to advise her on the way to save the training center. Tse-keung instead suggests he become a business partner at her learning center. In exchange Ophelia advises Tse-keung on the way to be a caring parent to Tui-nam, who she notices is usually neglected thanks to his independence.
Marius Seung Nim-shu (Jason Chan) is additionally an absentee father, but unlike Tse-keung, his long business trips take him faraway from his family. As an architect, his career takes him faraway from his family for months. However, he’s always thinking of his family and can’t wait to urge back to them. albeit he’s a loving dad to his kids, Marius’s hectic work life causes him to miss out on important events in his children’s life and getting both his daughter, Seung Yee, and son, Seung Yi, birthdays involved . After being lectured by his academic minded father, Marius becomes concerned for his son’s (who is entering grade school soon) academics. Marius requests time-off from work, but his boss depends on him and refuses to permit him any time-off, even suggesting Marius take his entire family with him on his next business trip. Feeling his son is more important, Marius quits his job and decides that for subsequent 6 months he will concentrate solely on finding the proper school for his son.
Tse-keung and Marius first meet when the 2 fight for an equivalent robotic toy for his or her sons. the 2 meet again