The Fierce Wife
The Fierce Wife, or The Shrewd Wife in Singapore, is a 2010 Taiwanese drama starring Sonia Sui, Wen Sheng Hao, Chris Wang and Amanda Zhu. It was a TTV and Sanlih E-Television co-presentation, and was directed by Xu Fu Jun. The filming started in October 2010, and was first broadcast on 5 November 2010. It’s been on the air ever since. Before The Fierce Wife was produced, both Sonia Sui and Wen Sheng Hao had acted in two TTV productions, The Year of Happiness and Love and PS Man. The Fierce Wife, The Year of Happiness and Love, and PS Man all feature youth idol. On 9 June 2011, The Fierce Wife, described as “the most talked about TV show in Taiwan,” entered the Japanese market, renamed Does Marriage Guarantee Happiness. It was broadcast on BS Nittele in Chinese with Japanese subtitles, every Thursday at 2300 in high definition, six times as high as in Taiwan. The whole TV series was divided into 34 episodes in Japan, and the DVDs in both Chinese and Japanese went on sale on 20 June 2012. The TV series was a big hit in 2011. “Xiaosan” or “Little Third”, “the other woman” in the story, has become a popular euphemism thanks to the show. Also, merchandise has sold well in Taiwan and abroad. The popular drama was nominated for a number of Golden Bell Awards. Some controversial parts of the story received heated discussion, and the producer Wang Pei Hua decided to make it into a feature movie set four years after the main female character Xie An Zhen get divorced. A press conference to announce the film adaptation The Fierce Wife: The Final Episode, was held on 20 January 2012. The film was released on 17 August 2012.
Where to Watch The Fierce Wife
Below you'll find every episode from the first season of The Fierce Wife.
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Season 1Netflix | Drama Fever
S01 E01Nov 5, 2010
Episode 1 Cheerful housewife Xie An Zhen would do anything for her husband, Wen Rui Fan. But a request from her mother is about to complicate their happy life.
S01 E02Nov 12, 2010
Episode 2 Wei-En tries to find her place within her cousin's household. Ah-Zhen tries to accommodate her younger cousin as much as possible When Wei-En is recruited into the sales department of the same company where Rui-Fan works, the both of them grow closer.
S01 E03Nov 19, 2010
Episode 3 An Zhen really wanted to help husband Rui Fan to promote, host a grand family feast, in order to prepare every details, and heard that boss of Rui Fang Manager Zhuang, likes antiques very much, An Zhan plans, if they can put a tasteful ancient porcelain at home on the day, it sure will help in Rui Fan’s promotion. After a thorough selection, An Zhen chose a fake green flower porcelain at an antique shop, she pulled Rui Xian excitedly to the shop to bargain, and while undecided on the price, suddenly another customer came in and bought the vase away! Dismay and enraged An Zhen tried to snatch the vase, took the vase over from the buyer named Tian Wei abruptly! After succeeding she rushed out of the door, accidentally fell down on the door, shattered the vase into pieces. An Zhen came to an impressive building to hand the decoration items gifted by online friend of Wen’s father, and heard severely reprimand voice on insurance agent while leaving, she could not help but sympathize, at the same time she met Tian Wei, though he was the salesman that got scolded and lambasted, she sweep away the resentment towards him, console him, encourage him, Tian Wei was touched by An Zhen’s warmth and trueness, and willing to lend a fake green flower porcelain vase in personal possession, who knows the borrowing of the vase, let An Zhen got a priceless genuine antique! The war to get the position of vice president is still fighting in the company, not been spared, Kang De was assigned by Ai Lin to border region, Wei En also been made things worse by Ai Lin. Having known by Rui Fan, he promised to attend the prize presentation ceremony to exchange for apologize by Ai Lin to Wei En, solving Wei En’s crisis. Wei En felt full of happiness for everything Rui Fan did for her, never before, she had enjoyed such a care and concern, the lover of brother-in-law in her heart, is no longer hide-able. The Wen’s celebration party was very successful, towards Rui Fan image of good husband and happy family, Manager Zhuang expressed great appreciation! Especially when seeing ancient porcelain vase which worth millions, he was surprised by the Rui Fan’s vision and taste! The borrowed vase had such a precious value, made Rui Fan and An Zhen surprised! Manager Zhuan finally announced, about the candidate for new vice president position, the answer is startling! After the last guest left, dejected Rui Fan went for a walk in the park, worried about the new challenges faced by him. Wei En silently approached Rui Fan, who took Rui Fan’s hand to play like a kid, but they’re unbalanced, carelessly, they kissed.
S01 E04Nov 26, 2010
Episode 4 An Zhen takes Tien Wei out to lunch to thank him but is surprised by the restaurant's prices; Rui Fan broods when Wei En goes on a date. Wei En gives Rui Fan a secret weapon against Ai Lin, but he's reluctant to use it. He is prompted to confess his true feelings by the growing tension.
S01 E05Dec 3, 2010
Episode 5 Wei En goes shopping with Rui Fan's mother; Kang De discovers Rui Fan's secret and tries to offer him advice. Tien Wei and Rui Xuan have revelations that leave An Zhen feeling uneasy about her husband. She begins to study Rui Fan's behavior more closely.
S01 E06Dec 10, 2010
Episode 6 An Zhen grows suspicious when Rui Fan invites her on a second honeymoon. Wei En comes face-to-face with a figure from her past. More of Rui Xuan's predictions come true; An Zhen seeks guidance from a temple and a psychic.