House of Spirits
A man moves into his late father’s home, only to realize that the place includes supernatural company, and other surprising quirks.
S01:E01 - House of Spirits
At PO YUE and YU FA's wedding, SIU-FEI asks her grandpa PO LUK when they are going to eat dinner, so PO LUK explains to her that they have to wait until PO FOON arrives. SIU-FEI's father MUI CHIU claims that it's time for them to start the banquet, but PO LUK insists that they should wait for PO FOON because they need to take a family portrait together. PO YUE's rich clients want to sit at the head table, asking PO YAN and her family to sit separately, but PO YAN refuses. On top of that, she even loses her temper right in front of her relatives and PO LUK. On his own birthday, PO LUK specifically prepares abundant food, hoping he and his children can eat together as a family, but none of them returns. After a while, PO FOON arrives home only to find his father PO LUK passed out. Later, PO LUK passes away, so PO FOON tries to contact his younger siblings for the funeral arrangements, yet none of them answers him, leaving PO FOON no other choice but to come up with an idea to force them to show up. PO FOON leads his siblings to PO LUK's old house for the reading of the will, and according the will, the old house is left to the four siblings on one condition that all four of them have to live under the same roof for nine months before the house can be sold. All of them plan to leave, to their surprise, the estimated market value of the old house is worth $12 million. Having heard this, they immediately change their mind. When PO FOON's friend, WONG PAK-TSUN, helps PO FOON move, PO FOON discovers an old umbrella, so he opens it, raising quite a bit of dust. Suddenly, PO FOON sees two seniors sitting on the couch and they turn out to be YI LAN and BAK WAH...
S01:E02 - House of Spirits
Walking on the streets, plumber/electrician CHU CHAN-CHAN notices the house is on fire, and she cannot help but think with a chuckle that she will soon get business. After the closure order related to the fire is lifted by the fire department, all the residents plan to go back to their homes. Suddenly, CHAN-CHAN drags PO FOON along saying that she is able to fix the electrical panel for him. Thinking it is too expensive, PO FOON instead drives her away and ends up being blamed by other family members. PO FOON tries to get some rest, during which he once again dreams of his late father PO LUK, who urges him to unite his younger siblings because he is their big brother. PO FOON goes next door to look for BAK WAH, yet when he rings the doorbell multiple times, no one answers. At that moment, his neighbor, HO KWAI, passes by, telling him that he has lived there for many years but has never heard of anyone having the last name called BAK. Among PO FOON's business cards, PO YAN finds the business card from CHAN-CHAN, who turns out to be her old classmate. At night, HO KWAI accuses PO YEE of stealing something from him, but PO YEE denies it; whereas SIU-FEI reveals that it's a gift from another gramps, instantly, PO FOON knows the one she referred to is BAK WAH.
S01:E03 - House of Spirits
PO YAN wants to apologize to PO YEE, but PO FOON recommends himself to mediate between them. PO FOON discovers a pocketwatch hidden in the clothes, right away he asks SIU-FEI who gave it to her; whereas SIU-FEI opens the watch only to find out there is a photo of BAK WAH and YI LAN. Bringing along the ghost repellent, PO FOON decides to enter the utility room to probe into the matter. Later on, PO FOON meets up with PAK-TSUN and anxiously tells him about his ghost encounter, hoping that he can get rid of BAK WAH and YI LAN. So PAK-TSUN brings along some equipment and sets up an altar in the living room to cast spells, but BAK WAH and YI LAN think he is just putting on a show for them. Upon his return to the kindergarten, PO FOON learns that Mrs. TO wants her son to be placed in an advanced class. Before he is able to say something to stop her from doing so, he is instead distracted by SZE-FOOK. PO FOON blames SZE-FOOK for only thinking about how to win over Mrs. TO instead of considering the child's best interests. PO FOON then runs into Mrs. TO and tries to persuade her not to put pressure on her son, making Mrs. TO very unhappy.
S01:E04 - House of Spirits
On the balcony, PO FOON and PO YUE are recalling the good old days, and PO FOON remembers that PO YAN was a very quiet cute little girl, wondering how come she became so bossy and intimidating. PO YUE points out that it is because PO FOON ran away from home. PO FOON wakes up from a dream and cannot fall back to sleep again. Reading the news online, PO FOON finds out that Mrs. TO is reported to be a model parent who loves her son very much, so he cannot help but write an article online to criticize her. Suddenly, the water tap does not work, so he calls CHAN-CHAN to come and fix it, and the two end up being trapped in the washroom. Due to this, CHAN-CHAN cannot go work on a hotel project. PO YAN learns from the other housewives that PO FOON gave lectures in some of the most famous schools, so she asks PO FOON to call the principals of those schools in hopes of enrolling SIU-FEI in a better school, but PO FOON flatly refuses. According to SZE-FOOK, the photo showing PO FOON and Mrs. TO having a quarrel is posted online; whereas Mr. TO is about to invest in the school. In case Mr. TO pulls out the investment, the Education Center will have to be closed down.
S01:E05 - House of Spirits
PO YUE reads the news about PO FOON online, and it turns out that PO FOON is being vilified. Seeing PO YAN support PO FOON, PO YUE feels very shocked. PO YUE goes to a brand name store to buy a luxury designer handbag for YU FA hoping that she will forgive him. While there, he overhears two ladies talking bad about PO FOON, so he cannot help scolding them and eventually drives them away. Due to the fact that she caused her Shifu to lose the contract of the hotel project, CHAN-CHAN decides to tender her resignation. CHAN-CHAN and PO YAN are chitchatting while grilling squid on the balcony, during which CHAN-CHAN gets so drunk that she starts talking spitefully about PO FOON. Shortly afterwards, she passes out. The following day, everybody sees CHAN-CHAN walk out from PO FOON's room, thinking they are together. After PO FOON finds a rat, PO YAN wants to know the reason why it was there, so she plays the video from the hidden camera she previously installed at home, only to find out that YU FA placed a laxative in her food.
S01:E06 - House of Spirits
YU FA and PO YAN have a quarrel, following which YU FA and PO YUE decide to move out. When PO FOON is sighing alone, BAK WAH suddenly appears, reminding him that the late PO LUK must have taught him how to catch a rat. Adopting the method taught by PO LUK, PO FOON and the others use a lot of effort to finally catch the rat. Just as YU FA is about to move out, PO YAN out of the blue keeps apologizing to her and begs her not to leave, as if she is not herself anymore. PO YUE is cleaning his room, during which he finds some of his old homework from his childhood. Mr. TO officially invests in the Education Center and becomes a majority shareholder. He gives PO FOON two choices, one of which is to be part of the lawsuit and the other is to give up his share in the center. Upon his departure, PO FOON runs into CHO-KWAN, who tells him that the doctor cured her leg and she can walk again although she still cannot teach dance. In a restaurant, PO FOON sees CHAN-CHAN and learns that he indirectly caused her to lose her job, so he apologizes to her.
S01:E07 - House of Spirits
PO YAN sees the letter issued by the Probate Registry, but she feels like she did not see anything at all, and it turns out that BAK WAH cast a spell on her. PO FOON takes BAK WAH and YI LAN to have tea and refreshments in the morning, and the fact that he has to keep the umbrella open the whole time makes him look very strange. While there, his neighbor asks him whether he is waiting for his late father PO LUK, making PO FOON feel really guilty. PO FOON returns home and suddenly sees that PO YUE has already found PO LUK's will and the letter issued by the Probate Registry, leaving him no other choice but to bribe him to keep quiet about the issue. PO FOON still cannot find a job, and he runs into CHAN-CHAN at a game center. It turns out that they are both unemployed. Just as PO FOON is rather disturbed about how to find a job, he learns that PAK-TSUN wants to hire someone to work in his eatery. PO YAN goes to pick up SIU-FEI from school only to find out that she has been taken away by MUI CHIU, so PO YAN calls MUI CHIU, who claims to bring SIU-FEI back to Shenzhen to meet his parents, making PO YAN feel so scared that she does not know what to do.
S01:E08 - House of Spirits
MUI CHIU pours out his complaint before PO YUE that PO YAN told him to start his own factory, so PO YUE tells him that it is because PO YAN felt insecure about her future, above which PO YUE even advises MUI CHIU to give him money to invest in something. After learning that PO FOON is going to eat noodles, BAK WAH and YI LAN start missing the flavor of the crackle noodles, so PO FOON goes there together with them. PAK-TSUN claims that his family does not want to continue the late night shift of the eatery, hoping that PO FOON can help him. Eventually, PO FOON agrees to help him. Due to the fact that CHAN-CHAN's new shop is located near the eatery, PO FOON often bumps into her. PO YAN tells her friend about SIU-FEI's upcoming Grade 5 Piano exam, to her surprise, her friend's daughter has already passed the Grade 7 exam, making PO YAN feel inferior. Her friend emphasizes that she should look for a famous teacher for her daughter. SIU-FEI's new piano arrives and PO YEE is the one who receives it, however the piano tuner is not around, so PO YEE tries to tune the piano himself. Meanwhile, everyone else thinks that PO YEE has been sitting idle at home for too long, so PO YEE goes to work at the eatery.
S01:E09 - House of Spirits
PO FOON gives CHAN-CHAN some radishes to eat, but she finds that they taste bad because they are no longer fresh, so she decides to teach PO FOON how to choose radishes that are fresh. PO YEE has to deliver food to a far away location and he is very unwilling to do so. Surprisingly, as soon as he arrives at the coffee shop, he is instantly attracted to SING-SUN's beauty, and the two hit it off right away. PO FOON intends to cook the noodles for CHAN-CHAN. BAK WAH notices a female ghost is haunting CHAN-CHAN, and right away, he tells PO FOON about it but PO FOON cannot see anything. Once again, PO YEE goes to the coffee shop in hopes of running into SING-SUN only to find out that SING-SUN resigned. Meanwhile, SIU-FEI's new piano teacher arrives and she turns out to be SING-SUN. When CHAN-CHAN and PO YAN are eating together, CHAN-CHAN mentions that her former classmate FONG-FONG passed away. Instantly, PO FOON recalls something YI LAN said. Later on at a second-hand shop, PO FOON discovers FONG-FONG's handbag. After he returns to the eatery, he surprisingly sees FONG-FONG sitting next to CHAN-CHAN.
S01:E10 - House of Spirits
PO FOON has no idea how come he is the only one who can see FONG-FONG; whereas YI LAN urges PO FOON to take in FONG-FONG because it's tragic to be a lonely ghost. CHAN-CHAN looks through her childhood photos and regrets that she did not proactively contact FONG-FONG. After PO FOON is mistaken by YU FA for having transvestism, FONG-FONG feels very sorry for him so she keeps apologizing to him. In order to fulfill FONG-FONG's last wish of mending fences with CHAN-CHAN, PO FOON pretends to be someone else and calls CHAN-CHAN, asking her to go to a nursing home to fix the window frames, without knowing that CHAN-CHAN has already arrived at the nursing home. In the morning, PO FOON buys breakfast and brings it back home, hoping to have breakfast together with his family members. However, the food tastes so bad that PO YAN and the others cannot help recalling the breakfast prepared by their late father. In view of this, PO FOON reveals that PO LUK taught him how to prepare those dishes, so he is able to cook for them. PO FOON is determined to find PO LUK's kitchen utensils and appliances. Meanwhile, YI LAN notices that one thing is missing.
S01:E11 - House of Spirits
BAK WAH and YI LAN reflect on those days when they were dating, and BAK WAH even invites YI LAN to dance with him after hearing music. In order to help the couple have a good time, PO FOON carries the umbrella the whole time to zip through the crowd. When SING-SUN concentrates on teaching SIU-FEI to play piano, SIU-FEI notices that PO YEE is peeking from outside of the door. Running into PO YAN on the street, PO FOON discovers that she is meeting someone from Mainland China to talk business. CHAN-CHAN sees that PO FOON intends to throw away the rice noodle rolls, so PO FOON tells her that he just wants to recreate the flavour that his late father taught him. PO YEE goes to pick up SIU-FEI from school and notices that she is sick. After PO YAN returns home, MUI CHIU scolds her for spending all of her time to run her own business without informing him and neglecting SIU-FEI, which caused SIU-FEI to become ill. As the dispute between the couple escalates, BAK WAH tries to help them resolve the problem, yet ends up making the situation worse. PO FOON takes MUI CHIU to Friends Plumbing & Electrical Works. Right in front of MUI CHIU, CHAN-CHAN praises that PO YAN has the nous and ability to run a business, and she totally disagrees to what he said that PO YAN was unable to take care of SIU-FEI properly.
S01:E12 - House of Spirits
SING-SUN wants to listen to PO YEE play piano, but she hesitates before she is about to say anything. At that moment, BAK WAH who cannot bear to see this anymore, decides to temporarily possess his body to help him out. PO YUE goes to have a gathering with friends, during which all of them envy him for having married such a beautiful wife. On the other hand, YU FA puts on the necklace that PO YUE gave to her and reminisces about their romantic stories, making all the other wives very jealous. CHAN-CHAN needs to move something, so she asks PO FOON to help her. During the moving process, PO FOON sees an old man and later he suddenly remembers that the old man is actually CHOW CHUNG. PO FOON is woken up by BAK WAH and YI LAN, and it turns out that there is a serial cat killer in the neighborhood. According to BAK WAH and YI LAN, what they are most worried about is the safety of a stray cat called CHUBBY. Looking for CHUBBY in the backstreet alley near the house, PO FOON sees CHOW CHUNG quarreling with CHAN-CHAN. While CHOW CHUNG accuses CHAN-CHAN of killing his cat, CHAN-CHAN on the other hand strongly denies the allegation. Following the clue, CHAN-CHAN eventually uncovers that there is some connection between the killing of the cats and a roast food restaurant.
S01:E13 - House of Spirits
Though YI LAN really wants to go to the hospital to visit CHOW CHUNG, she does not want to let BAK WAH know about it, so she comes up with an idea and even asks PO FOON to help her. PO FOON and YI LAN are very happy after seeing that CHOW CHUNG finally pulled through, unexpectedly, as soon as they turn around, they see BAK WAH. Knowing that she herself irritated BAK WAH, YI LAN feels very sorry. PO FOON later finds BAK WAH, and BAK WAH not only recalls the past but also shows remorse for his gambling addiction in his former life which even made YI LAN suffer. The news of PO FOON catching the serial cat killer has spread to every corner of the estate, attracting many ladies to come and extend their gratitude to PO FOON. When PO FOON cooks noodles for them, CHAN-CHAN gives him a hand, so the ladies ask them whether they are seeing each other, which CHAN-CHAN denies. MUI CHIU hopes that PO FOON can look after SIU-FEI for him the following day because he has arranged some activities for him and PO YAN to celebrate their wedding anniversary together. However, MUI CHIU is late for the appointment and after he arrives, he sees that PO YAN is with her old classmates. During the gathering, MUI CHIU keeps saying stupid things, making PO YAN feel very embarrassed.
S01:E14 - House of Spirits
At the eatery, PO YEE does nothing except wait for the phone call, and eventually he receives SING-SUN's text message, asking him out to a music farm. SIU-FEI also learns about the music farm from SING-SUN, so after her examination, PO FOON and CHAN-CHAN take her there to have fun. PO YEE is asked by SING-SUN to perform on the stage, however, he cannot help recalling his bad childhood memories while sitting at the electronic keyboard, so he chooses to leave. YU FA returns home but looks very angry. It turns out that she was told to provide remedies for her breach of contract because she failed to meet the figure and weight standards. PO FOON keeps trying to make the rice noodle rolls and becomes very upset. At that moment, he finds a piece of flour packaging paper. Upon his return home, PO FOON receives a text message from CHO-KWAN, who claims to be at the hospital and asks him to pick her up from there. PO FOON arrives at the hospital only to find out that CHO-KWAN still hasn't recovered from her leg injury.
S01:E15 - House of Spirits
YU FA finds a new job, and the boss of the beauty center even frankly tells her that she does not need to lose her weight as the company wants her to be their spokesperson for liposuction. Having heard this, YU FA flies into a rage. Meanwhile, outside the company, PO YUE notices that CHO-KWAN is considering to have the liposuction surgery. PAK-TSUN arrives at PO's home, claiming that it is very silly for PO FOON to borrow money from a finance company. After hearing their conversation, PO YUE cannot help revealing that he ran into CHO-KWAN the other day, but PO FOON does not believe him. YU FA goes shopping for new furniture, during which she bumps into her former love rival VICKY and finds out that VICKY's boyfriend is actually her old flame DICKSON. DICKSON suddenly shows up when PO YUE meets up with a client called Mr. CHOW. With the two having different views on the stock market, DICKSON suggests betting on the stocks to see who is the ultimate winner. PO FOON receives a letter sent by CHO-KWAN's lawyer, so he intends to make PO YUE the administrator of the late PO LUK's estate. Following the stock market crash, MUI CHIU's two hundred thousand dollars instantly disappear into thin air.
S01:E16 - House of Spirits
PO YUE leaves in a huff after PO YAN slaps him in the face, and he goes back to his car, reflecting on the past. Due to the fact that he bet everything on the stock market, all his assets and money evaporate, including the money for the down payment of the house. YU FA's agent takes YU FA to apologize to Boss SHUM, the weight loss company owner, hoping that the boss will hire her again. At that moment, Mrs SHUM arrives, and YU FA immediately comes up with an idea after seeing that Mrs SHUM is pregnant. By chance, PO FOON and PO YEE discover that YU FA has a large amount of business cards from different gynecologists, so they think she is pregnant. On the other hand, PO YUE is dismissed by his company and he is greatly perplexed. At that time, he learns that one of his clients is acquiring old buildings, and instantly, he starts thinking how to make a comeback. PO FOON pulls PO YAN into the kitchen and tells her about YU FA's pregnancy. For the sake of YU FA's unborn child, PO YAN agrees to avoid conflicts with YU FA. Meanwhile, PO YUE stealthily makes an appointment with a real estate agent and invites the latter to come to the house, seeking to sell the house in secret.
S01:E17 - House of Spirits
At night, YU FA suddenly dashes out of her room to the living room to yell at PO YUE, claiming that she found another woman's earring. After PO FOON helps PO YUE out of trouble, he goes together with PO YUE to the rooftop terrace, where he asks PO YUE for an explanation, leaving PO YUE no other choice but to reveal his problems. On top of that, PO YUE even hopes PO FOON to keep it a secret. BAK WAH advises PO FOON that he should let his other younger siblings know about what PO YUE said and did, but after thinking about it over and over again, PO FOON decides to keep it a secret. SZE-FOOK meets up with PO FOON. It turns out that SZE-FOOK intends to add the certification course presented by Professor TIN and he wants PO FOON to arrange for him to meet up with the professor. PO YEE brings SIU-FEI to take a dance class, during which SING-SUN out of the blue shows up to attend the class together with them. PO FOON rushes to the company, getting ready to join PO YUE and sign the contract to sell the house. Unexpectedly, in the lobby, he sees PO YUE walk out; whereas PO YUE uncovers that the company that is seeking to buy their old house has some connection with DICKSON.
S01:E18 - House of Spirits
Though PO FOON urges PO YUE not to bet too big on stocks, PO YUE instead argues that PO FOON is in no position to lecture him on this. Waking up all his family members, PO FOON tells them to gather in the living room and frankly admits that he forged their late father's will. Having heard this, all of them become very angry. Later on, PO YAN inherits the estate and asks PO YUE and PO YEE about their plans, adding that she is going to be in charge of all the issues involved in buying or selling the old house. PO FOON overhears that YU FA intends to find a hotel for a long term stay; whereas SIU-FEI suddenly goes to look for PO FOON at midnight, frankly telling him that she does not want to move out. The following morning, PO YEE notices that PO FOON has gone missing, but the others couldn't care less about it. Claiming that someone wants to acquire the old house, PO YUE suggests that they should sell the house as soon as possible so as to distribute the money, to which PO YAN disagrees. PO YUE goes to return the cheque to his client in hopes of resolving the issue, without knowing that his client requests him to pay an extra $1 million as compensation for his losses in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the contract. At that moment, DICKSON shows up, urging PO YUE to beg him for leniency in public.
S01:E19 - House of Spirits
PO YAN flares up after catching a glimpse of PO FOON, and she won't let SIU-FEI learn ballet anymore; whereas PO FOON returns to the eatery after being driven away by PO YAN and he becomes so downhearted that he even drives away all his customers. Having heard this, CHAN-CHAN specifically goes there to listen to his complaints. CHAN-CHAN is about to visit SZE-FOOK, and PO FOON also wants to meet SZE-FOOK. PO FOON looks so filthy and needs a bath yet he has nowhere to go, so CHAN-CHAN suggests that he should go to her home to take a bath there. After learning about this, CHEUNG CHUN gets so angry that he decides to go together with LIN BOR to teach PO FOON a lesson. Arriving at the education center, CHAN-CHAN sees SZE-FOOK and she is immediately attracted to him. PO YUE leads YU FA to take a look at their new home in Paradiso. Seeing that the size of the unit is less than 200 square feet, YU FA suffers a huge blow, so PO YUE promises her that they will be able to move into a luxury home in a year. Just as they open the door to leave the place, they surprisingly see YU FA's mother and sister show up. Right away, YU FA's mother tells YU FA to divorce PO YUE and go to meet some rich heirs.
S01:E20 - House of Spirits
YI LAN cannot bear to see that PO YAN has to take care of her family while handling her business, so she possesses MUI CHIU’s body to help PO YAN do household chores. PO YAN receives a phone call from SZE-FOOK, informing her that they agree to sign the contract and assign her company to the project. PO YAN wants to thank him for that, but SZE-FOOK spills the beans, claiming that she should thank someone else instead of him. Feeling bored, BAK WAH learns that PO YEE’s friend asks PO YEE out to play video games, so BAK WAH out of curiosity possesses PO YEE’s body to have fun. After that, PO FOON warns BAK WAH that he is going to burn the old umbrella if he attempts to possess anyone of his younger siblings. CHAN-CHAN goes to the eatery only to discover that PO FOON looks very pale, and it turns out that PO FOON is sick. However, all that PO FOON cares about is CHAN-CHAN’s meeting with SZE-FOON, above which he even decides to bring her to buy new clothes. Out of the blue, SING-SUN arrives at PO’s home, making PO YEE feel very happy and shocked at the same time. Meanwhile, PO YAN suddenly receives a phone call from CHAN-CHAN, who frankly discloses PO FOON's predicament that he has been temporarily staying in the eatery.