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Return of the Cuckoo

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Genre  Modern drama
First episode date  10 July 2000
Number of episodes  20
Theme music composer  Cho Kyu-man
Final episode date  4 August 2000
Network  TVB
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Created by  Chan Bo-Wah Chan Bo-Yin Man Kin-Fai Ko Wai-Man
Starring  Julian Cheung Charmaine Sheh Nancy Sit Steven Ma Michael Tong
Opening theme  "Wishing Kwan Well" by Julian Cheung
Ending theme  "Cannot Forget" by Steven Ma
Languages  Cantonese, Standard Cantonese
Cast  Julian Cheung, Charmaine Sheh, Nancy Sit, Steven Ma, Michael Tong
Similar  Perish In the Name of Love, Cold Blood Warm Heart, Armed Reaction, Witness to a Prosecution, Point of No Return

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Return of the Cuckoo (Traditional Chinese: 十月初五的月光, literally "The Moonlight at the 5th of October [Street]", also known as 澳門街, literally "The Streets of Macao") is a 20-episode TVB drama broadcast between July 2000 and August 2000. It was originally produced to be a sitcom, however later edits made the production into a regular drama.


The movie version of Return of the Cuckoo was released in the Fall of 2015. It is a continuation of the story where the drama left off.


As a child, Man Cho (Julian Cheung) was rendered mute as a result of the cruel actions of his mother and was adopted by the kind-hearted Ah Kiu (Nancy Sit). Man Cho grew up with Ah Kiu's daughter Kwan-Ho (Charmaine Sheh), and the two eventually develop romantic feelings for one another. Man Cho is extremely self-sacrificing, has an inferiority complex due to his disability, and therefore feels unworthy for Kwan-Ho. Ah Kiu is also against their relationship and things are further complicated when Szto Lai-Sun (Steven Ma) enters the picture after falling for Kwan-Ho too.


  • Julian Cheung as Man Cho 文初 (age 23)
  • Charmaine Sheh as Chuk Kwan-Ho 祝君好 (age 22)
  • Nancy Sit as Chu Sa-Kiu or Kiu Yee
  • Steven Ma as Szto Lai-Sun
  • Michael Tong as Kam Sing 金勝 (age 25)
  • Sherming Yiu as Kong Yi-Man
  • Johnny Ngan as Chuen Hoi-King
  • Irene Wong as Wong Hoi-Lam
  • Awards and achievements

    TVB Anniversary Awards (2000)

  • "Favorite On-screen Partners" (Julian Cheung and Charmaine Sheh – Man Chor and Chuk Kwan-Ho)
  • "Top 10 Favorite Television Characters" (Julian Cheung – Man Chor)
  • "Top 10 Favorite Television Characters" (Charmaine Sheh – Chuk Kwan-Ho)
  • "Top 10 Favorite Television Characters" (Nancy Sit – Chu Sa-Kiu)
  • References

    Return of the Cuckoo Wikipedia