Watch: Melting Me Softly (2019) (Season 1, Episode 1 - Melting Me Softly Episode 1)
The Plot: Its a story about a man and a woman who participated in a project to be frozen for 24 hours, only to be awakened 20 years later due to a mysterious scheme.Once out of the freezer, the two experience a dangerous side effect from the project wherein they must maintain a core body temperature of 31.5 degrees Celsius (approximately 88.7 degrees Fahrenheit) to survive. Coupled with the warming of their hearts from the romantic attraction, they find themselves in a sticky situation.Ma Dong Chan is a star variety show PD, who makes hits out of every show he creates. He decides to personally participate in his show called Frozen Human Project, but instead of waking up 24 hours later, 20 years have passed when he opens his eyes. Everyone he knows has aged 20 years, while he has maintained his perfect physique and youth from before he was frozen.
Genre: Mystery, Comedy, Romance, Drama, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Stars: Ji Chang Wook
Director: Shin Woo Cheol
In 1999, a star director Ma Dong Chan is on a roll. He is renowned for trying new things and making sensational variety shows. He volunteers to participate in cryogenics experiment with Ko Mi Ran who has done various experiments with him. Meanwhile, the doctor in charge of the experiment leaves before the subjects thaws. Professor Hwang goes missing, and there is no other way to defrost Dong Chan and Mi Ran. The station covers up about the experiment and the shoot to hide its fault. 20 years later, Dong Chan and Mi Ran wake up due to a malfunction of the machine. They look for their families and find out that 20 years have passed. Dong Chan and Mi Ran get to reunite with their family members 20 years after they participated in the cryonics experiment. They’re shocked by the fact that it’s the year 2019 now. They also have a hard time dealing with how the world has changed. Meanwhile, Ha Young goes to a cafe to meet someone. Mi Ran asks the broadcasting station for compensation for the 20 years she has lost. She demands an astronomical amount of money. That makes Hyun Gi and Hong Suk go panic. Byung Sim’s heart pounds every time he runs into Mi Ran. Meanwhile, an article about Dong Chan is released, and people at the broadcasting station start to gossip about him. Dong Chan offers Mi Ran an internship at the broadcasting station, and Mi Ran accepts it. Dong Chan tells her to make proposals for variety shows. Hong Suk asks Dong Chan to make an appearance on a TV news program. Meanwhile, two thugs tail and threaten Dong Chan. In the end, they even abduct Dong Chan and Mi Ran. After Dong Chan announces that he participated in the cryonics experiment on the TV news program, he becomes the talk of the town. People start to recognize him wherever he goes. Some argue that there was another woman who took part in the experiment with him. Meanwhile, Byung Sim tells Mi Ran that he still loves her, and Mi Ran gives him a good beating. Professor Hwang’s assistant Professor Jo’s car explodes right after he gets out of the car. The police open an investigation to find out who is behind the explosion. Ha Young also decides to cover the explosion on her news program. Meanwhile, Dong Chan and Mi Ran are lost on the mountain, but their temperature starts to rise as they walk.