The latest episode of SBS’s Friday-Saturday drama, Dr. Romantic Season 3, showcased the emotional reactions of the Doldam Hospital family upon learning about the accident involving Seo Woo Jin (Ahn Hyo Seop) and Park Eun Tak (Kim Min Jae). Teacher Kim (Han Seok Kyu) played a pivotal role by dedicating his expertise and unwavering effort to save his student’s life, creating a deeply resonating connection with the audience.
The 10th episode of Dr. Romantic Season 3 achieved impressive nationwide household ratings, reaching 13.5%, with 13.4% in the metropolitan area and a peak rating of 16.4%. Additionally, the show garnered a remarkable 5.3% rating among the 2049 demographic, establishing itself as the leading program in its time slot on Saturday. These ratings indicate the show’s competitiveness and its ability to captivate viewers.
Towards the end of the episode, an intense confrontation unfolded between Teacher Kim and Cha Jin Man (Lee Kyung Young). Teacher Kim criticized Cha Jin Man for failing to fulfill his duties as a doctor during a disaster situation. In response, Cha Jin Man provokingly referred to Teacher Kim’s multiple sclerosis, challenging him by asking, “If not you, then who?” Teacher Kim firmly retorted, “As a doctor, as a father, as a teacher! You have completely disqualified yourself today.” Furthermore, Teacher Kim revealed that Cha Jin Man, who was hired as the trauma center director, was merely a backup plan, leaving viewers curious about the elaborate plan Teacher Kim is formulating.
As the episode concluded, viewers were left with a thrilling twist as the name Kang Dong Joo (Yoo Yeon Seok), Teacher Kim’s former student from Season 1, appeared as the sender on Kim Sabu’s cell phone. This impactful ending featuring the name ‘Kang Dong Joo’ delighted fans of the ‘Dr. Romantic’ series, creating heightened anticipation for the upcoming episode. The buzz surrounding ‘Kang Dong Joo’ dominated the real-time trends on Twitter following the broadcast, showcasing the intense interest and engagement of the audience.
Dr. Romantic Season 3 continues to air every Friday at 10 PM and Saturday at 9:50 PM, providing fans with their weekly dose of the beloved medical drama.