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The hero or heroine intoxicated
It's very useful in a drama to have the hero (or more often the heroine) intoxicated. It provides the rationale for them to act out of character for comic effect. Or the rationale for them to be unconscious and so not doing what they might otherwise be doing. But above all the rationale for them to get into situations they wouldn't otherwise get into.

There's much more dramatic potential in characters when they're out of their comfort zone, when they're out of their normality.
Year Title Instances
2005 Sassy Girl Chun-hyang Episode 1: Mong Ryong
Episode 8 end: Choon Hyang
2005 My Girl Episode 7: Ju Yoo Rin at bar then climbs Xmas tree
Episode 10: Heroine drunk gets kissed
2006 Couple or Trouble Episode 6, 11: Anna
2008 Hong Gil Dong  
2009 You're Beautiful  
2010 My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox  
2011 The Greatest Love  
2012 Big  
2013 The Master's Sun  
2015 Warm and Cozy Episode 7: Heroine intoxicated at end
Episode 11: Heroine intoxicated at end again