The South-Korean variety show HyeMiLeeYeChaePa is a much-anticipated series that is definitive to receive attention and praise as it brings together six beautiful, young accomplished women to a ‘dreamhouse’ house in a secluded mountain-side area. Announced on 31st January, this is an entertainment program of PD Lee Tae-Kyung, who also directed the popular show ‘DoReMe Market,’ also known as ‘Amazing Market.’
Set to air on the ENA network every Sunday, HyeMiLeeYeChaePa is amazingly well-casted and planned to bring refreshing new elements into view for the audience.
‘HyeMiLeeYeChaePa,’ the title, is created out of the first letters of the name of all its main-cast members, namely Lee Hye Ri, Cho Mi Yeon, Lee Lee Jung, Choi Ye Na, Kim Chae Won, and Patricia. In the show, they have to undergo the complexities of settling down, beginning with a poor start, and earn money by playing games!
The series showcases the members’ unique charms, and how they complement each other, seamlessly settling into their relationship dynamics whilst going through ‘thick, and thin,’ together. They experience hardships, and work collectively to earn cashpoints by playing games, and display their respective skills, outstanding visuals and captivating personalities.
Lee Hye Ri, eldest in the show, and who holds a central role in HyeMiLeeYeChaePa, debuted as the ‘maknae,’ that is the youngest member of Girl’s Day in 2010, and has performed on stage, acted in movies, drama, and appeared in variety shows like Amazing Saturday.
Cho Mi Yeon is a member of the famous girl-group in South Korea- G-IDLE, and who owns titles of ‘princess,’ and ‘goddess.’ She is strikingly beautiful, but in the show will expectantly exhibit more of her comic self.
Lee Lee Jung who became infamous through the popular program street woman fighter, is the leader of the YGX dance crew. She has a forthright attitude, bundles of confidence, and charisma, yet she also displays a part of her silliness, and softness in the show.
Choi Ye Na undisputedly becomes the in-charge of ‘aegyo,’ which is cuteness in the group, and helps the members win more, earn more. The former IZ_ONE member is energetic, loveable, and a tad bit playful!
Kim Chae Won who was previously a member of IZ_ONE, is now the leader of the risingly popular girl group under HYBE labels, ‘Le Sserafim.’ She is bubbly, and creative, revealing her competitiveness in the show despite being more on the introverted side.
Patricia is a Congolese YouTuber, and presenter, and has presented her confidence, and communication skills at many platforms. A part of the k-Congo sibling duo with Jonathan, she is out-spoken, and amusing. This youngest member stands out, and adds in a valuable variable to the chemistry amongst the members.
HyeMiLeeYeChaePa: Episode 1 Recap
The episode begins with showcasing Lee Hye Ri surprised at her randomly shared thought being made reality, and we get to know who she is talking about as the star guests of the show arrive one-by-one to the set. First is Lee Hye Ri who welcomes Cho Mi Yeon, and they later get joined by Lee Lee Jung. Then comes Kim Chae Won, lastly followed by Patricia, the youngest in the group, and the production team informs them of Choi Ye Na joining later because of her scheduled comeback performance.
The members are informed of the expected activities planned for them, the concept being ‘오도이촌,‘ (o-do-i-chon), in English which is FCTC (five city, two country, meaning the simulation will of them working in the city, which will be the upper house, for five days. Then resting in the country-side, referring to their provided house, for two days.
As the members travel to their destination, they marvel at the breathtaking view of the mountainous region. When they finally arrive, they are in for a great shock as they are welcomed by an empty house without any furniture, or necessary accommodation items. Not even food, potable water, or toilet paper; imagine that! They feel betrayed, recalling the promises of everything being provided for a comfortable stay by the production team.
Inside they find out about the mission for them being to ‘build their own dreamhouse,’ and take a look at the only electronic device placed inside the house that records all the items with their cashpoint prices. They can use this device to order the required articles by using the cashpoints earned through playing games, and successfully completing missions. All the energetic youthful ladies feeling hungry use their support settlement fund of two thousand cashpoints to exchange for some Kimchi, instant noodles, and utensils. The girls are miserable due to their miserly situation.
Soon after they are called to the upper house for the first game- ‘Stick Consonant Game.’ This speedy game leaves the girls in stiches as they panic to come up with the right words for the given consonants in the limited time to earn a hundred cashpoints per round. Working hard they earn up to 800 cashpoints, and use them for ordering some bread-jam, and toilet paper.
The next game they are called to play is ‘Signature Sound Quiz,’ an interesting, but harder game as they have to guess the the singer, and song name by hearing the signature sounds with two key hints. This game wracks their nerves up as it snatches all their points for any one mistake, bringing them back to zero points. It is hard, but the members persevere through, and earn five hundred cashpoints. They have lots of fun as well, dancing and cheering to the music with each other.
HyeMiLeeYeChaePa Episode 2: Spoilers
For the next release of HyeMiLeeYeChaePa, we will see the fun moments as the members dance and have a blast dancing, and singing. Choi Ye Na, who was absent in the previous episode is expected to join them from this new episode, and we shall see her closeness to Kim Chae Won, both being former members of IZ_ONE, as they become room-mates. The fun, comedy, and competitiveness is about to be cranked to the next level for sure!
HyeMiLeeYeChaePa Episode 2 Release Date
Fans have it hard as they have to be patient with every new episode dropping weekly on Sundays, at 19:50 hours (KST). The second episode shall premier on ENT network on 19th March, 2023, Sunday with the time for the following countries provided below:
- For viewers in the US: 6:50 am EST on Sunday, March 19th
- For viewers in Canada: 6:50 am NT on Sunday, March 19th
- For viewers in India: 4:20 pm IST on Sunday, March 19th
- For viewers in Australia: 9:50 pm AEST on Sunday, March 19th
- For viewers in the Philippines: 6:50 pm PHT on Sunday, March 19th
- For viewers in Japan: 7:50 pm JST on Sunday, March 19th
HyeMiLeeYeChaePa Episode 2: Where to Watch
The entertainment show gets broadcasted on ENT network, after which it is available for viewers on Rakuten Viki, and myasiantv.
NOTE: Kindly check the external links as I am not sure of legal part for these websites though I have tried to check.