The City Hall (시티홀) is a 20-episode Korean Series that aired on the SBS Network between April and July 2009.
Set in Inju City, a provincial small town famous for its fishing industry, it's about the happenings between a young woman mayor and an elite bureaucrat. [[CorporateSamurai Ju Gook]] is an exceedingly smart government official who passed the Higher Civil Service quickly, and basically is the perfect guy. But being a deputy mayor is not enough for him. He lives with the dream of becoming South Koreaís President. He should have easily gone straight to the top, but due to an unexpected incident, he gets dispatched as a deputy mayor for Inju City where Shin Mi Rae was working.
[[GirlNextDoor Shin Mi Rae]] is a low-ranking secretary in Inju, who mostly is known for her coffee. When the mayor resigns his position, she becomes an independent candidate and ultimately succeeds in becoming the youngest City Mayor.
As their paths meet, they have to deal with each otherís personal and social differences. But despite their constant bickering, they end up falling in love.
! The series contains the following examples:
* BeautyContest: Mi Rae enters the Miss Baendaengi (a small local fish) contest in order to win the prize money and pay off her debt.
* CherryBlossoms: The petals fly out over the city when the Mayor announces his resignation. [[spoiler: Also the start of Mi Rae and Ju Gook's romantic relationship]].
* DanceOfRomance: Mi Rae and Ju Gook during the talent portion of the pageant.
* DarkHorseVictory: Mi Rae
* DecidedByOneVote: Mi Rae wins the mayoral election by only 242 votes.
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: Mi Rae, when she becomes Mayor. Also Jung Do when he decides to rekindle his relationship with his wife.
* IOwnThisTown: BB
* ImagineSpot: Mi Rae imagining a [[HoYay bromance]] between Ju Gook and Jung Do during their college years.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Ju Gook
* LegCling: Mi Rae, hiding from the Mayor.
* ObstructiveBureaucrat: Just about all the civil servants from the previous administration.
* PiggybackCute: Ju Gook, carrying Mi Rae after she collapses at the beauty pageant.
* PoolScene: Ju Gook and Soon In, doing laps. Even politicians need to keep their abs washboard!
* RousingSpeech: Just about all the candidates.
* ShoutOut: Ju Gook and Jung Do, using ''RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' as a basis to discuss corruption in politics.
* ShowerScene: Ju Gook
* StepfordSmiler: City Councilor Shin Joo Hwa when she becomes the Winner's Party campaign manager.
* UnkemptBeauty: Mi Rae before her decision to run for Mayor.