Growing Through Life
HOI SING (Raymond Lam) and his mother HO WAI-SUM (Lui Yau Wai) have been running a domestic appliance manufacturing factory. SING’s uncle HOI LEUNG (Lau Chung Yan) is a money-minded snob who has been seeking to acquire the factory by whatever means. LEUNG’s wife CHENG MING-CHU (Cecilia Yip) and daughter HOI MEI-SZ (Toby Leung) try to intercede for SING and finally manages to convince the man to put the acquisition on hold. Eager to covet the plant site, LEUNG has placed a spy FONG LAI-KING (Zhao Ziqi) in the factory to wreak havoc.
S01:E01 - Season 1, Episode 1
The insolvent WONG YEUNG-TAT begs HOI LEUNG, Chairman of Treasure Ocean Plus Group, to give him more time in repaying the debt. HOI LEUNG’s assistant CHOW CHEUK-WAI finds him intolerable. HOI LEUNG’s daughter HOI MEI-SZ goes to Starry Sky appliance manufacturing factory to invite her aunt HO WAI-SUM, head of the factory, and her cousin HOI SING to her birthday party.
S01:E02 - Season 1, Episode 2
HOI SING reveals to YIU-KWAN that he will be able to redeem his factory’s shares very soon for he has got a big order but YIU-KWAN looks uneasy. HOI SING is enraged to discover that HOI LEUNG has become the biggest shareholder of the factory. After realizing that HOI LEUNG wants to close the factory, HOI SING loses control in the meeting…
S01:E03 - Season 1, Episode 3
HOI SING is touched for YIU-KWAN stands by him all the time and he proposes marriage to her… HOI LEUNG assigns the clerk FONG LAI-KING to work at the factory and HOI SING believes that she is a spy. HOI LEUNG criticizes HOI SING’s proposal during the company’s meeting and HOI SING is depressed.
S01:E04 - Season 1, Episode 4
MEI-SZ chats with LAM-TAI happily and she reveals that she wants to be a doctor because HOI SING has saved her life long time ago. KIN-SHING discovers that the accessories of their cookers are not delivered on time. WAI-SUM blames HOI LEUNG for withholding the accessories and she mentions their past again impulsively…
S01:E05 - Season 1, Episode 5
MEI-SZ has booked a place for HOI LEUNG but he remembers it wrongly. MING-CHU is very upset. LAI-KING receives a call from her mother MAK OI-LING. She returns home to discover that the door is sprayed with red paints because her mother has borrowed money from the loan shark.
S01:E06 - Season 1, Episode 6
MEI-SZ doesn’t know if her way of saving people is correct. LAM-TAI consoles him by sharing his own experiences. YIU-KWAN declares her love to LAM-TAI but LAM-TAI tells her that their relationship has ended already. LAM-TAI discovers that LAI-KING has overheard their conversation and he warns her to keep the secret.
S01:E07 - Season 1, Episode 7
LAI-KING brings HOI SING back to home. On the next day, HOI SING pretends to be calm and reveals to WAI-SUM that he has separated with YIU-KWAN. HOI LEUNG accompanies MING-CHU to have body check and he is overjoyed to learn that it’s a baby boy. HOI SING tells LAM-TAI about the break-up and LAM-TAI promises to find out YIU-KWAN’s ex-boyfriend for him.
S01:E08 - Season 1, Episode 8
WAI-SUM asks LAI-KING to make telegraphic transfer to other business partners. LAI-KING goes to have body check at the hospital and the doctor tells her that her brain tumor is getting larger. In order to help the family, LAI-KING decides to betray the factory again. HOI SING discovers that the factory is suddenly lack of liquidity.
S01:E09 - Season 1, Episode 9
HOI LEUNG visits HOI SING and they quarrel with each other again. WAI-SUM cannot bear to see this and she reveals a long-kept secret to HOI LEUNG… HOI LEUNG tells HOI SING that he will give the factory another two months to make a profit and he promises not to give troubles to the factory anymore.
S01:E10 - Season 1, Episode 10
HOI LEUNG’s friend is discovered to be having an illegitimate child after committing adultery. MING-CHU shares this gossip with HOI LEUNG and MEI-SZ. HOI LEUNG promises to spend more time with MING-CHU. MING-CHU and MEI-SZ are overjoyed. HOI SING joins the marketing department of Treasure Ocean Plus Group.
S01:E11 - Season 1, Episode 11
HOI SING presents his proposal and CHEUNG WAH finds it inadequate. HOI LEUNG takes the initiatives to suggest better ideas to HOI SING. HOI SING wants to recruit LAM-TAI to work in the marketing department. HOI LEUNG doesn’t trust LAM-TAI but he finally agrees to hire him.
S01:E12 - Season 1, Episode 12
HOI LEUNG invites HOI SING to eat together and they find that their dietary preferences are very different. They meet boss YIP after the meal and HOI SING realizes that HOI LEUNG has broke up with boss YIP in order to retain the factory. LAM-TAI picks up LAI-KING at the hospital and OI-LING invites him for dinner cheerfully.
S01:E13 - Season 1, Episode 13
HOI SING and LAM-TAI tries to find an unconventional way to sell their new property. HOI LEUNG asks LAI-KING to go out with him but the real estate agents hurt LAI-KING’s leg accidentally while they fight for customers. LAI-HA is shocked to find that HOI SING is carrying LAI-KING back to home.
S01:E14 - Season 1, Episode 14
MING-CHU goes to the hospital to pick up MEI-SZ but she suddenly feels sick. The doctor says that her blood pressure is very high. MING-CHU doesn’t want HOI LEUNG to worry about her so she stays in WAI-SUM’s home temporarily while telling HOI LEUNG that she is going to the temple in an outlying island to pray for their well being.
S01:E15 - Season 1, Episode 15
The new spokesperson AMY introduced by LAM-TAI is very good at handling media enquires. Director CHIU who is believed to have an affair with AMY also arrives at the press briefing and HOI LEUNG is very impressed. LAM-TAI waits for MEI-SZ at the university and he encourages her to give her best at the graduation exams.
S01:E16 - Season 1, Episode 16
LAI-KING discovers that there is a vacancy in the investment department so she applies for it immediately in order to work with HOI SING. HOI SING starts working as an investment manager and his supervisor MICHAEL treats him really well. LAM-TAI feels a little unhappy about it. After checking through the files, HOI SING starts a discussion with LAM-TAI. LAM-TAI says that MICHAEL’s investment style is too conservative.
S01:E17 - Season 1, Episode 17
LAM-TAI discovers that HOI SING is working really hard for the company and he teases him for neglecting the factory because of HOI LEUNG. HOI SING reveals that he wants HOI LEUNG to spend more time with MEI-SZ. LAM-TAI visits MEI-SZ to reveal his feelings on her but MEI-SZ rejects him right away. HOI SING helps LAM-TAI to apply for a 3 months no-pay leave and HOI LEUNG believes that this is related to MEI-SZ.
S01:E18 - Season 1, Episode 18
LAM-TAI knows that HOI LEUNG appreciates his talent but HOI LEUNG only wants him to assist HOI SING in his works. Even the colleagues think that LAM-TAI will be working under HOI SING all the time. LAM-TAI cannot bear it and he decides to strike back. MING-CHU receives an email with HOI LEUNG and HOI SING’s DNA reports.
S01:E19 - Season 1, Episode 19
HOI SING wants to start again with YIU-KWAN but YIU-KWAN says that she has no feelings on him anymore. HOI SING discovers that LAI-KING has collapsed again and he rushes to the hospital to visit her. LAI-KING cries in front of him. HOI SING tells LAM-TAI that YIU-KWAN has returned. KIN-SHING suggests LAM-TAI to give her the wedding invitation face to face.
S01:E20 - Season 1, Episode 20
MING-CHU asks LAM-TAI out to exchange information. LAM-TAI claims that HOI SING regards HOI LEUNG as the one who killed his father HOI YEUNG. HOI SING therefore tries to take revenge by destroying Treasure Ocean Plus Group. HOI LEUNG is shocked to learn that HOI SING has sold all the shares of Director CHIU. HOI SING admits coldly that he is trying to take a revenge on him.
S01:E21 - Season 1, Episode 21
LAM-TAI goes to console MING-CHU. MING-CHU decides to give up fighting for the company and LAM-TAI accepts her decision reluctantly. HOI LEUNG and MING-CHU go to visit WAI-SUM’s grave secretly. HOI LEUNG requests to stay alone at the grave. Instigated by LAM-TAI, MING-CHU decides to take everything away from HOI LEUNG and HOI SING.
S01:E22 - Season 1, Episode 22
MING-CHU reveals to HOI LEUNG that she already knew his relationship with HOI SING. This is the main reason for her miscarriage and HOI LEUNG is heart-broken. MING-CHU reveals that she doesn’t want HOI LEUNG to give everything to HOI SING so she is trying to fight for the benefits of MEI-SZ. SOLO forces HOI SING to return the money to him and HOI SING realizes that he has fallen into the trap of MING-CHU.
S01:E23 - Season 1, Episode 23
LAM-TAI asks LAI-KING to be his assistant but LAI-KING refuses him. LAI-KING brings HOI LEUNG to the hospital but HOI SING has disappeared. LAI-KING is fired and LAM-TAI mocks at her. HOI LEUNG meets KIN-SHING at the factory. He decides to open a new factory with KIN-SHING and LAI-KING so as to get HOI SING back to work.
S01:E24 - Season 1, Episode 24
MING-CHU proposes to appoint LAM-TAI as the President of the company and the shareholders object the idea. After the meeting, MING-CHU scolds HOI LEUNG madly. HOI LEUNG urges HOI SING to face the truth and join KIN-SHING in managing the new factory but HOI SING finds him unbearable. HOI LEUNG discovers that MING-CHU is taking a lot of pills at home.
S01:E25 - Season 1, Episode 25
LAM-TAI tries to kill HOI LEUNG but his action stimulates him to wake up suddenly. The doctor says that HOI LEUNG’s brain is seriously injured and he has lost the memory of the past year. Half year later, LAM-TAI picks HOI LENG up from the hospital and he tries to test if HOI LEUNG has really forgotten everything.
S01:E26 - Season 1, Episode 26
HOI LEUNG recovers satisfactorily and he decides to pay a visit to the company. He is relieved to discover that everything is running smoothly. MING-CHU keeps telling HOI LEUNG that LAM-TAI is really helpful and HOI LEUNG starts to consider handing over the whole company to LAM-TAI. HOI LEUNG and MING-CHU decide to appoint LAM-TAI as both the President and the Chairman of the company.
S01:E27 - Season 1, Episode 27
HOI SING accompanies LAI-KING to the hospital to check if her condition is good for brain surgery. LAI-KING asks HOI SING to take leave so that they could play around together. HOI SING doesn’t understand why and HOI LEUNG tells him the reason behind. LAM-TAI and MEI-SZ visit KIN-SHING. LAM-TAI tells him that he will be working overseas soon.
S01:E28 - Season 1, Episode 28
LAM-TAI and MEI-SZ reconcile with each other. Lots of reporters come to interview them and MEI-SZ helps to clear the rumors for LAM-TAI. MEI-SZ reveals to HOI LEUNG that she wants to visit the poor children in China. LAM-TAI has decided to quit his work and go with her as well. HOI LEUNG reveals to MING-CHU that he has resumed his memory and MING-CHU says that she has sensed it long time ago…
S01:E29 - Season 1, Episode 29
LAI-KING arranges a chance for HOI SING and HOI LEUNG to talk with each other alone. HOI LEUNG and HOI SING accompany MEI-SZ to the law firm to sign the divorce letter. They meet LAM-TAI there accidentally. LAM-TAI teases MEI-SZ and he claims that he will do everything to stop the factory from becoming listed…
S01:E30 - Season 1, Episode 30
LAM-TAI suddenly suffers from nose bleeding. CHEUK-WAI sends him to the hospital. The doctor says that LAM-TAI suffers from acute liver failure and LAM-TAI kicks KIN-SHING away agitatedly. KIN-SHING wants to donate his liver to LAM-TAI and HOI SING rushes to stop him. KIN-SHING is very ashamed and he apologizes to HOI SING on behalf of LAM-TAI.