The BEST Episodes of It's Okay to Not Be Okay

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 17, 2020

Network: tvN

An extraordinary road to emotional healing opens up for an antisocial children's book writer and a selfless psych ward caretaker when they cross paths.

Finding The Real Face

#1 - Finding The Real Face

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Aug 9, 2020

Mun-yeong decides she's going to publish the new fairy tale after all. Everyone comes together at the hospital for a reading of the book.

star 9.52
21 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
The Ugly Duckling

#2 - The Ugly Duckling

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 25, 2020

An escaped patient shows up at the mansion. Mun-yeong makes an effort to change Sang-tae's mind about allowing her a place in the brother's lives.

star 9.25
24 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
Beauty And The Beast

#3 - Beauty And The Beast

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 12, 2020

Seeing Mun-yeong with something that belongs to him upsets Sang-tae. When a belligerent visitor shows up at the hospital, Gang-tae snaps.

star 9.24
29 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
The Cheerful Dog

#4 - The Cheerful Dog

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 11, 2020

Gang-tae takes a day off from work to spend time with Mun-yeong, who seems to need a distraction. While drinking alone, Ju-ri encounters Sang-in.

star 9.10
30 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
Zombie Kid

#5 - Zombie Kid

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 28, 2020

The VIP patient's incident triggers childhood memories for Gang-tae, who remains an emotional puzzle to Mun-yeong. Lee Sang-in arrives in town.

star 9.10
41 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
Romeo and Juliet

#6 - Romeo and Juliet

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 26, 2020

Wanting to overcome his trauma, Sang-tae opens up about his darkest memory. A cruel twist of fate threatens Gang-tae's newfound happiness.

star 9.04
25 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
A Tale of Two Brothers

#7 - A Tale of Two Brothers

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 8, 2020

After a chilling phone call, Gang-tae rushes over to the mansion. Later, Mun-yeong asks the brothers to leave her—but they refuse to listen.

star 8.95
19 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
The Boy Who Fed On Nightmares

#8 - The Boy Who Fed On Nightmares

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 20, 2020

Moon Gang-tae has a striking run-in with his brother's favorite author, Ko Mun-yeong, when she comes to his hospital to read to the children.

star 8.85
55 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
The Hand, The Monkfish

#9 - The Hand, The Monkfish

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 2, 2020

The identity of the vandal who ruined Sang-tae's mural sends everyone into a state of shock. Mun-yeong struggles to process a devastating truth.

star 8.85
20 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
Sleeping Witch

#10 - Sleeping Witch

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 27, 2020

Having followed Gang-tae, Mun-yeong begins teaching literature classes at his new hospital. Chaos breaks out when a VIP patient runs away.

star 8.84
43 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
The Father of the Two Sisters

#11 - The Father of the Two Sisters

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 1, 2020

Sang-tae shows Gang-tae that he's been practicing drawing his greatest fear. Mun-yeong receives word about her father's worsening condition.

star 8.80
20 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
Bluebeard's Secret

#12 - Bluebeard's Secret

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 5, 2020

When Mun-yeong offers an opportunity to Sang-tae, Gang-tae is forced to bend to their will. A patient at the hospital rattles Mun-yeong.

star 8.74
39 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
The Lady In Red Shoes

#13 - The Lady In Red Shoes

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 21, 2020

Mun-yeong invites Moon Sang-tae to a book signing event that ends with a nasty commotion. Gang-tae hears about a job opening in his hometown.

star 8.72
43 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
The Girl Who Cried Wolf

#14 - The Girl Who Cried Wolf

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 19, 2020

Refusing to go home, Sang-tae coops himself up in a room. Gang-tae wrestles with the demons of his past and the constraints of his present.

star 8.68
22 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
Rapunzel And The Cursed Castle

#15 - Rapunzel And The Cursed Castle

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 4, 2020

With nowhere else to take Mun-yeong, Gang-tae brings her back to his place. Discovering her there surprises everyone, most of all Nam Ju-ri.

star 8.68
40 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong
King Donkey Ears

#16 - King Donkey Ears

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 18, 2020

Gang-tae and Mun-yeong decide to go on a day trip together. During their mountain getaway, an unforeseen situation crops up.

star 8.63
27 votes
Directors: Shin-woo Park
Writers: Jo Yong