List of the Top 4 Go Ara’s Dramas
1. Reply 1994 (2013)
The 1994 reply was a fairly popular drama in 2013, aired by tvN with a total of 21 episodes. The drama is written by Lee Woo-Jung and directed by Shin Won-Ho. The drama is starring Go Ara as Sung Na-Jung, Sung Dong-Il as Sung Dong-Il, Lee Il-Hwa as Lee Il-Hwa, and Yoo Yeon-Seok as Chilbongi.
This drama is set in 1994, when six university students from various provincial areas of South Korea (Jeolla Province, Chungcheong Province, and Gyeongsang Province) live together at a boarding house in Sinchon, Seoul, which is run by a couple with a daughter named Sung Na-jung.
The K-pop group Seo Taiji and Boys, the Sampoong Department Store collapse, and the birth of the Korean Basketball League. The names of the boys are later revealed to avoid spoilers. They’re mostly listed below by their nicknames.
2. You’re All Surrounded (2014)
You’re All Surrounded is a drama written by Lee Jung-Sun and written by Yu In-Sik that was aired by SBS with a total of 20 episodes. The drama stars Lee Seung-Gi as Eun Dae-Koo, Cha Seung-Won as Seo Pan-seok, Go Ara as Eo Soo-Sun, Ahn Jae-Hyeon as Park Tae-Il, and Sung Ji-Ru as Lee Eung -Do.
The drama is about 4 rookie detectives: Eun Dae-Koo, Eo Soo-Sun, Park Tae-il and Ji Kook, who arrive at the Gangnam Police Station for their first day of work. None of the rookie detectives dreamed of becoming a detective. They then meet Seo Pan-seok for the first time. Seo Pan-Seok is the Chief Investigator for the #3 team.
Meanwhile, Eun Dae-Koo recognizes Seo Pan-seok. He has not forgotten him in 11 years.
3. Black (2017)
Black was a favorite Korean drama in 2017 that was aired by OCN with 18 episodes. The drama is written by Choi Ran and directed by Kim Hong-Sun. In this drama, Go Ara acts as Kang Ha-Ram, Song Seung-Heon as Black, Lee El as Yoon Soo-Wan, Kim Dong-joon as Oh Man-Soo, and Song Seung-Heon as Han Moo-Gang.
This drama is about a grim reaper who is forced to chase his runaway partner, and in the process, uncovers the truth about a set of cold-case murders which had occurred twenty years prior to the main story line. Investigations of the murders complicates the reaper’s primary role of guiding the deceased to their respective afterlife, especially after he falls in love with a mortal woman leading him to break supernatural rules of disinvolvement with human affairs
4. Miss Hammurabi (2018)
In 2018, Go Ara re-participated in a drama written by Moon Yoo-Seok and directed by Kwak Jung-Hwan aired by JTBC, titled Ms. Hammurabi. In this drama, Go Ara plays Park Cha O Reum, Myungsoo as Im Ba-Reun, Sung Dong-Il as Han Se-Sang, Ryu Deok-Hwan as Jung Bo-Wang, and Lee Elijah as Lee Do-Yeon.
This drama is about Park Cha O Reum, who works as a rookie judge. She is in her mid-20’s and follows “an eye for an eye” principle. She does not accept prejudice or blindly follow authority. Dealing with cases, she and her colleagues, including Im Ba-Reun, grow as people.