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The Best Episodes of Reply 1988

Every episode of Reply 1988 ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Reply 1988!

Take a nostalgic trip back to the late 1980s through the lives of five families and their five teenage kids living in a small neighborhood in Seoul.

Genre:Comedy
Network:tvN

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Reply 1988" is "Goodbye, My Youth. Goodbye, Ssangmundong.", rated 9/10 from 213 user votes. It was directed by Shin Won-ho and written by Lee Woo-jung. "Goodbye, My Youth. Goodbye, Ssangmundong." aired on 1/16/2016 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "You Did Your Very Best".

  • Goodbye, My Youth. Goodbye, Ssangmundong.
    9.0/10 213 votes

    #1 - Goodbye, My Youth. Goodbye, Ssangmundong.

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2016-01-16

    While Sun-woo and Bo-ra set out to change their parents' minds about their relationship, juicy gossip about Taek turns up on the news.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • You Did Your Very Best
    8.8/10 167 votes

    #2 - You Did Your Very Best

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2016-01-15

    During a layover in Beijing, Deok-sun makes sure to stop by to take care of Taek. Jung-hwan puts together a touching surprise for Mi-ran.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Superman is Back
    8.7/10 158 votes

    #3 - Superman is Back

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2015-12-18

    Il-hwa gets anxious about a lump on her chest before a physical at the hospital. Taek leaves for a big competition in Tokyo.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Goodbye, My First Love
    8.6/10 158 votes

    #4 - Goodbye, My First Love

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2016-01-09

    It's 1994, and the friends are back in town for Taek's birthday. Deok-sun gets stood up for a concert, and Bo-ra agrees to a blind date.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • One Warm Remark
    8.5/10 150 votes

    #5 - One Warm Remark

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-11-28

    While the Kim family braces for Jung-bong's heart surgery, Bo-ra runs into relationship trouble, and Deok-sun meets No-eul's girlfriend.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • What it Means to Cross the Line
    8.5/10 157 votes

    #6 - What it Means to Cross the Line

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-12-04

    The new year comes with money trouble for Sun-young and a health scare for Moo-sung. Deok-sun gets a glimpse of Taek's life in the spotlight.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Preparing for Winter
    8.4/10 164 votes

    #7 - Preparing for Winter

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-11-20

    Bo-ra's participation in risky student protests upsets Dong-il. Sun-young wants to show her mother she's doing all right, even when she isn't.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • To That Person
    8.4/10 149 votes

    #8 - To That Person

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-11-27

    With Christmas around the corner, everyone picks names for Secret Santa. Jung-hwan notices Deok-sun wants a pair of pink mittens.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Memory
    8.4/10 148 votes

    #9 - Memory

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-12-05

    Everyone piles into Bo-ra's car to fetch Dong-ryong after he runs away from home on his birthday. Deok-sun and Taek take a detour on the way back.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • What It Means To Love Someone
    8.4/10 144 votes

    #10 - What It Means To Love Someone

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2015-12-12

    Secrets abound as Sun-young keeps news about her part-time job from Sun-woo, who sneaks around with Bo-ra. Moo-sung babysits.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Don't You Worry
    8.4/10 140 votes

    #11 - Don't You Worry

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2015-12-19

    Sun-woo doesn't like that Sun-young and Moo-sung have grown so close. Deok-sun gifts Jung-hwan a pink shirt for his birthday.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • The First Snow is Falling
    8.3/10 157 votes

    #12 - The First Snow is Falling

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-11-21

    Taek shoulders heavy pressure as he heads to China for a tournament. Deok-sun writes about experiencing first love, which Jung-hwan happens to read.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Three Prophecies
    8.3/10 146 votes

    #13 - Three Prophecies

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2015-12-11

    The moms see a fortuneteller. Jung-hwan grapples with complicated feelings, made worse when Deok-sun and her family temporarily move into his house.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • The Rich are Innocent, and the Poor are Guilty
    8.2/10 165 votes

    #14 - The Rich are Innocent, and the Poor are Guilty

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-11-13

    Despite her disastrous dance skills, Deok-sun is determined to win a cassette player at a talent show being held during her school retreat.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Life is an Irony (1)
    8.2/10 138 votes

    #15 - Life is an Irony (1)

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2015-12-26

    When a TV singing competition rolls into town, Mi-ran and Dong-ryong are eager to audition. Bo-ra moves out to study for the bar exam.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Life is an Irony (2)
    8.2/10 149 votes

    #16 - Life is an Irony (2)

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2016-01-08

    As Deok-sun and the boys ponder their futures, the parents discuss their own bygone dreams. Meanwhile, Taek dreams of something sweeter.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • One Thing You Misunderstood About Me
    8.1/10 176 votes

    #17 - One Thing You Misunderstood About Me

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-11-07

    Choi Taek's latest win calls for a neighborhood celebration. Deok-sun and Dong-il grieve for their loved one's passing in different ways.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Can't Help~ing
    8.1/10 165 votes

    #18 - Can't Help~ing

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-11-14

    Deok-sun declares she wants to get into college, Seong-gyun nurses hurt feelings, and Taek deals poorly with losing.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Between Love and Friendship
    8.1/10 139 votes

    #19 - Between Love and Friendship

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2015-12-25

    Deok-sun faces a harsh reality check about getting into college. Dong-ryong ends up at the police station. Seong-gyun takes a bad fall.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung

  • Hand in Hand
    8.0/10 217 votes

    #20 - Hand in Hand

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-11-06

    In 1988 Seoul, Deok-sun spends her days hanging out with childhood friends and practicing her role in the upcoming Olympics opening ceremony.

    Director: Shin Won-ho

    Writer: Lee Woo-jung