The BEST episodes of Imitation (2021)

Every episode of Imitation (2021) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Imitation (2021)!

Based on the webtoon of the same name, it tells the story of the lives of idols in the entertainment industry, centered around the secret romance between a member of a rookie girl group and a member of the top boy group in the industry.

Last Updated: 12/21/2022Network:KBS TV2
Share:
Episode 11
star
8.57
7 votes

#1 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/16/2021

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 9
star
8.43
7 votes

#2 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/2/2021

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 10
star
8.43
7 votes

#3 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/9/2021

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 1
star
8.24
17 votes

#4 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/7/2021

Three years ago, Eun-jo, a member of the nation's top idol group Shax, disappear ahead of his appearance in MML. Maha, who has been working hard for a long time to achieve her idol dream, was scheduled to debut as a girl group Omega Three with Lia and Hyunji, but due to an incident, she is now in a rural event. Maha, who is starring as a minor in the movie starring Kwon as the main character. On the night of the shoot, the manager left Maha behind and a car stopped next to Maha, who was walking alone at night...

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 3
star
7.92
12 votes

#5 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/21/2021

Controversy is stirred amongst Shax fans when Ma-ha is photographed returning Ryok's jacket to him after a television shoot. Ryok is forced to apologize to fans, who demand Shax avoid La Li-ma and Ma-ha at all costs. In a meeting with her CEO, La Li-ma threatens to end her contract if she does not get to record a duet with Ryok. Meanwhile, Tea Party work to find their perfect debut single as Ji-hak prepares for their first appearance on a music show. Elsewhere, Ma-ha's best friend Lee Yu-jin prepares a comeback with his own group, Sparkling, but he is troubled by Ma-ha's interactions with Ryok.

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 4
star
7.82
11 votes

#6 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/28/2021

In a move that led to junior artists, including Tea Party, having shorter screentimes, Shax's boss Park Jin-man forces the group to appear on a music show despite them already making a pledge to do otherwise for their juniors' sake. Tea Party earns a taste of popularity after skillfully performing their debut single a cappella when a technical glitch cuts off their music. Ma-ha fills in the vacated female lead role in a film Ryok is starring in and joins in a tour across major cities to promote the film's premiere.

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 5
star
7.70
10 votes

#7 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/4/2021

During the film promotion tour, Ma-ha and Ryok find themselves in a tight spot as Shax's sasaeng fans storm the halls of their accomodation. Ji Hak is confronted by reporter Byun Jung-hee, who is investigating Eun-jo's disappearance and Ji Hak's connection to the late idol trainee Annie, whom she suspects to have been Eun-jo's girlfriend. Elsewhere, Yu-jin and Hyun-ji do a photoshoot together while Ri-ah rejects a request from Shax's Lee-hyun to collaborate on a song. While forced to read more film and TV drama scripts, Ryok recruits his bandmates Do-jin and Hyuk to help him understand his developing feelings towards Ma-ha.

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 12
star
7.70
10 votes

#8 - Episode 12

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/23/2021

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 2
star
7.69
13 votes

#9 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/14/2021

After an eventful movie shoot, Ma-ha chooses to quit pursuing idol stardom and start a new life, a decision seconded by her teammates Yu Ri-ah and Shim Hyun-ji. In a press conference, a reporter causes a stir by questioning Shax about Eun-jo whose disappearance has already caused an emotional toll on Ryok. Meanwhile, Shax's ex-manager Ji-hak returns to the K-pop industry and decides to manage Ma-ha, Ri-ah and Hyun-ji. The trio changes their minds, resolves to accept Ji-hak's offer and adopts the group name "Tea Party." Ji-hak starts implementing his unorthodox way in managing an idol group.

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 7
star
7.55
11 votes

#10 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/18/2021

Ryok does not sustain any serious injuries from the accident but his hospitalization allows him compensate on his lack of sleep due to his tight schedule. Shax's manager Dae-kwon apologizes to Ryok for making him overwork and promises that he will do anything he asks. Dae-kwon, Do-jin and Hyuk arrange a secret meeting at the hospital between Ryok and the unknowing Ma-ha who bursts into tears upon arrival. Ma-ha and Ryok confess their feelings for each other. Upon his recovery, Ryok receives a warm welcome from his co-members, while Lee-hyun opens up to Ryok about his feelings for Ri-ah. Later, Ryok takes Ma-ha on a nighttime date in a mountain.

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 6
star
7.44
9 votes

#11 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/11/2021

Ryok visits Ma-ha outside of her apartment, but is chased off by Hyun-ji and Ri-ah, who encourage Ma-ha to delete his number. While auditioning for a sitcom with Do-jin and Hyuk, Ma-ha is confronted by Ri-ma, who says she likes Ryok and won't lose him to Ma-ha. Do-jin and Hyuk help Ryok sneak out to visit Ma-ha, but are caught by Jae-woo, Shax's leader, who argues with Ryok upon his return home. Elsewhere, Eun-jo wanders around Seoul and reminisces on his time with Annie. Ma-ha, Hyun-ji, and Ri-ah visit the set of a movie Ryok and Yu-jin are filming together. Ma-ha unwittingly distracts Ryok with her arrival, causing him to crash his car.

Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 8
star
7.00
8 votes

#12 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/25/2021

Unbeknownst to Ma-ha and Ryok, a paparazzi has taken photos of them and has decided to spy on the couple. After finding out that Ma-ha will be shooting kissing scenes for the sitcom, Ryok visits the set with a food truck but can barely contain his jealousy while watching Ma-ha's kissing scene. Later, the paparazzi reveals Ryok and Ma-ha's secret dating to CEO Park, who then convinces Tea Party's former boss to file a trumped-up breach of contract lawsuit against the trio. Ma-ha and Ryok learn that their secret relationship has been exposed. While Ji Hak and Tea Party brace themselves for the lawsuit, Ryok resorts to a difficult decision.

Watch Now:Amazon

Want to see the rest of the rankings?

Episode Ninja is a small business run by one person.
Pro memberships help fund servers and new feature development!