Summer 2003 in Beijing during the SARS epidemic. Hua Duo Duo (Yang Zi Shan), who just graduated from university, bumps into the conglomerate heir He He (Ryan Zheng) and a conflict between the two results. By coincidence, Duo Duo ends up jobbing at the He’s. Although her first impression of He He was extremely bad, after associating with him for a while, she realizes that he isn’t the good-for-nothing he pretends to be, but in fact dreams of founding a gaming company. When He He falls of a building and loses his ability to walk, he becomes depressed. During these difficult times, Duo Duo is the one to stay by his side and support him.
Wonderful Life tells the story of Xu Tian (Zhang Jia Yi), who suffers big blows both in his love and work life. Therupon, he decides to leave America, where he has been living for ten years, and returns to his home country. However, luck is not on his side and when he arrives at the airport, an old illness of his breaks out again. A heart transplant is needed to save his life. After the operation, he lives in his mother Dao Mei Lan (Song Dan Dan)’s marriage agency, where he meets his former blind date Liang Xiao Hui (Li Xiao Ran). They mock each other at first, but soon turn into buddies. Xiao Hui is bewildered though, because Xu Tian reminds her too much of her deceased husband. She seeks help from Psychologist Bian Zhi Jun (Xin Bai Qing).
Media student Bu Xiao Gu (Zhou Dong Yu) has a dream: she is determined to become an outstanding producer. Her idol is Chun Yu Qiao (Luo Jin), who is a top-notch producer at Xintian production company, and Xiao Gu manages to enter the company as an intern. But Yu Qiao’s unreasonable personality makes Xiao Gu feel great disappointment. With her hopes shattered, Xiao Gu is asleep at the wheel and not only causes a live broadcast accident which makes her lose her job, but also misses the deadline for her master thesis. However, Yu Qiao takes on the sole responsibility for the accident and thus saves Xiao Gu’s career. Xiao Gu finally recognizes Yu Qiao’s true personality and the two start to work and fight for their dreams together.
Xiang Qian (Yang Shuo) is the son of common workers while Xun Zhao (Liu Tao) is from a literary family. The two fall in love and decide to marry against Xun Zhao’s parents’ wishes. Xiang Qian, who has to rely on his own intelligence and hard work, spends all his time working in order to go up the ladder in a famous investment company. In the meanwhile, Xun Zhao has given up everything to become a housewife after their marriage, but can’t adapt to it. The relationship between Xiang Qian and Xun Zhao deteriorates more and more. When Xun Zhao gets diagnosed with depression, she is afraid of affecting their son Hao Han (Hummer Zhang) and thus decides to leave the family. After their divorce, Xiang Qian fails at work as well and has to pull through his son and himself without any money. Only when he meets Alisa (Gina Jin), he finally faces himself and stands up again. Xun Zhao, on the other hand, wants to start life anew, but coincidentally becomes her ex-husband’s new girlfriend’s assistant.
A Splendid Life In Beijing depicts the life of four brothers from their young years in the 1970s, when they grow up as ordinary people in Beijing’s alleys, till their fourties. Misfortune strikes when the oldest brother (Jiang Wu) accidentally kills his neighbor with a fruit knife while fooling around. He has to pay for his actions and goes to jail. The second oldest brother (Zhang Jia Yi)’s dream is to have his own successful business. He starts out by buying and reselling mung bean sprouts, then opens his own mutton stall and later enters the fashion market. Even though his businesses continuously fail, he doesn’t give up. But he doesn’t only show persistence towards his work, he’s also persistent in pursuing his love. The second youngest brother (Guo Jing Lin) throws himself into the stock market right after graduating from university. At the same time, he becomes entangled in a love triangle. Finally, the youngest brother (Jeremy Qu) has asthma and stammers. In order to not be a burden to his family, he trains hard and diligently practices tongue twisters and comic dialogues. He later becomes a postman and finds his true love through his job.
Shanghai, 1930s. Shen Shijun, a young engineer, has fallen in love with his colleague, the beautiful Gu Manzhen. He is determined to resist his family’s efforts to match him with his wealthy cousin so that he can marry her. But dark circumstances—a lustful brother-in-law, a treacherous sister, a family secret—force the two young lovers apart. As Manzhen and Shijun go on their separate paths, they lose track of one another, and their lives become filled with feints and schemes, missed connections and tragic misunderstandings. At every turn, societal expectations seem to thwart their prospects for happiness. Still, Manzhen and Shijun dare to hold out hope—however slim—that they might one day meet again. A glamorous, wrenching tale set against the glittering backdrop of an extraordinary city, Half a Lifelong Romance is a beloved classic from one of the essential writers of twentieth-century China.
ER Doctors tells the story of the head doctor of the emergency department He Jian Yi (Zhang Jia Yi) and the new Ph.D. advisor, who just returned from America, Jiang Xiao Qi (Wang Luo Dan). At first, these two are wary of each other, but they come to understand each other and rescue not only patients side by side but also themselves in the end.
After graduating from middle school, Li Da Bao (Shu Yi) directly went looking for a job to support his family since his father died early. Now he’s responsible for repairing the machines in a textile factory. When Zhang Duo Duo (Xu Fan Xi), a performer in a song and dance troupe, goes to a spinning and weaving workshop, her hair gets stuck and Li Da Bao is the one to save her. He accompanies her to the song and dance troupe to report the incident, but accidentally bumps into Duo Duo while she’s changing clothes. To save him from being viewed as a hoodlum, Duo Duo decides to marry Da Bao.
Tiger Father Dog Son tells the story of a family of four, while focusing on the clashing relationship between father and son. Chang Bao Tong (Han Tou Sheng) is a middle school teacher who is very strict in the upbringing of his two children, son Tian Zi (Jing Chao) and daughter Jia Hui (Zhang Jia Ning). His wife Xiao Tao (Tao Hui Min), however, is a caring housewife and mother. Troublemaker Tian Zi fails the university entrance exam for the second time, but Jia Hui manages to get into the university her father chose for her. While pushing his son to retake preparatory classes, Bao Tong has to realize that he can’t control the life of his daughter like before, now that she entered university.