(바보엄마)is a March 17, 2012 -- May 20, 2012 TV series directed by Lee Dong-Hoon(SBS Episodes 20) South Korea.
"Foolish Mom" is about the conflicts and reconciliation with a mother whose intelligence becomes lowered by an accident. The daughter looks at her mother differently after giving birth.
Kim Young-Joo ( Kim Hyun-Joo ) is a fashion magazine editor. Her husband is Jung-Do ( Kim Tae-Woo ), a law school professor, and she one daughter named Dat-Byeol ( Ahn Seo-Hyun ), who has an IQ of 200. Kim Young-Joo appears to have everything, but her life is a mess. Her husband has an affair and asks Young-Joo for a divorce. Her daughter blames Young-Joo for their marital problems. Kim Young-Joo also has a family she wants to forget about. Her older sister Sun-Young ( Ha Hee-Ra ) is mentally slow and her older brother is a troublemaker.
One day before her magazine deadline and her birthday, Young-Joo is busy at work. She gets a phone call from Dat-Byeol's professor. Dat-Byeol erased a file for a team project done by university students and Dat-Byeol. Young-Joo goes to pick her up. Dat-Byeol complains that the other students talk behind her back about their impending divorce. Dat-Byeol is angry at the other students and her mom. When they get home, Young-Joo sees her husband coming out of a room. Jung-Do came home to find some paperwork and didn't inform Young-Joo. Jung-Do also brought Chae-Rin ( Yu In-Young ), the woman he is having an affair with. Dat-Byeol is happy to see her dad, but when Young-Joo is alone with her husband she becomes furious at him and tells him that won't get a divorce.
Meanwhile, Young-Joo's older sister Sun-Young decides to prepare food for Young-Joo's birthday. Sun-Young has not seen her younger sister for a couple of years. When Sun-Young gets to Young-Joo's home in Seoul, Sun-Young sees a house that looks different from the last time she was there, but she is sure it is Young-Joo's home.
When Young-Joo goes back to her office, her boss and co-workers throws a surprise birthday party for her. At that time, a bouquet of flowers with a card is delivered to her from her husband. After her boss and co-workers leave, she sees a sonogram of a fetus, in the package from her husband, and reads a note saying that the picture of his unborn baby with Chae-Rin. Young-Joo becomes extremely upset. She makes a phone call to her husband ...