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Kim's Convenience 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (2016– )
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The misadventures of a Korean-Canadian family running a convenience store.
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Series cast summary:
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee ...  Appa 52 episodes, 2016-2020
Jean Yoon ...  Umma 52 episodes, 2016-2020
Andrea Bang ...  Janet 52 episodes, 2016-2020
Simu Liu ...  Jung 52 episodes, 2016-2020
Andrew Phung ...  Kimchee Han 52 episodes, 2016-2020
Nicole Power ...  Shannon Ross 52 episodes, 2016-2020
Ben Beauchemin ...  Gerald Tremblay 35 episodes, 2016-2020
Michael Musi ...  Terence 32 episodes, 2016-2020
Sugith Varughese ...  Mr. Mehta / ... 21 episodes, 2016-2020
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Kim's Convenience tells the funny and heartfelt story of the Kim family. Mr. and Mrs. Kim are Korean Canadian convenience store owners who have worked hard to give their now-twenty-something children, Janet and Jung, a better life in Canada. This single camera comedy finds laughter in the trials of running a literal 'Mom and Pop' shop while raising kids in a culture not quite your own.

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2016 (Canada) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (Appa) & Jean Yoon (Umma) also worked together on episode 3.2, Dark Matter: It Doesn't Have to Be Like This (2017), of Dark Matter (2015) as Dr. Borsin & Dr. Hajek respectively, as well as two episodes of Shoot the Messenger (2016) as Marty Chen & Georgia respectively. See more »

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Referenced in Blumhouse's Truth or Dare (2018) See more »

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Not your standard CBC show
20 October 2016 | by elyseparkerwoodsSee all my reviews

This show has been papering Toronto in billboards but i still completely missed it. Cute, fun, airy - it's very broad in its appeal while still feeling very specific to the immigrant/2nd generation experience.

I also very much enjoyed seeing different communities interact on the show; it pokes fun at minority-minority friction which is hardly ever seen on TV

Regent Park neighborhood holds a lot of memories from my youth, and they do a decent job of getting the setting down, even with the pretty funny sitcom style comedy

Definitely worth a watch, the CBC fall 2016 line up has been stacked so far!


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