Binge-worthy: Mom, Don't Do That! is a quirky take on grief and mature love

(From left) Alice Ko, Billie Wang and Alyssa Chia in Mom, Don't Do That! PHOTO: MOMDONTDOTHAT/INSTAGRAM
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Taiwanese comedy series Mom, Don't Do That! is a quirky take on grief, love and family. Based on a real-life account, the story follows a widow in her 60s named Mei-mei (played by veteran singer Billie Wang) and her search for love five years after the death of her husband. Her dating shenanigans are a source of annoyance for her daughters Ru-rong (Alyssa Chia) and Ruo-min (Alice Ko), who have their own troubles in love.

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