Mr. Insomnia Waiting for Love (Sleepless Night) is a fantasy urban romantic drama directed by Yang Shitao, led by Snow Kong and Wu Yuheng, co-starring Yu Cong, Pan Luyu, Du Yafei, Chen Yunxi, Zhang Chen, Li Zhixin, and Jin Man.
English Title: Mr. Insomnia Waiting for Love
Chinese Title: 香蕉先生不睡觉
Genre: Urban, Romance, Fantasy
Tag: Boss-Employee Relationship, Contract Relationship, Cohabitation, Marriage, Insomnia, Heartbreak
Duration: 30 min.
Director: Yang Shitao
Writer: Cao Xuanling, Liu Huiyuan, Huo Junxiao, Wu Nianchu, Cai Ke
Producer: Wang Youlu, Zhu Zi, Wang Junhao
Released Date: 2023-05-30
Broadcast Website: Youku, youku.tv
- Snow KongLu EntongMain Role
- Wu YuhengSong YanxuMain Role
- Yu CongXu MansuSupport Role
- Pan LuyuChi ZuoMain Role
- Du YafeiSong ChenSupport Role
- Zhang ChenLi CheSupport Role
- Li ZhixinYe ZiSupport Role
Lu Entong, the genius cellist who dominated the music stage, suffered from chronic insomnia, which caused mental confusion.
During a performance competition, she made a mistake and was forced to interrupt her career as a musician.
Song Yanxu, a high-profile CEO who constantly suffers from insomnia, searched globally for a cure but found no solution.
He believed that he would be forever accompanied by insomnia until he unexpectedly encountered his "sleeping code" - Lu Entong.
Song Yanxu finally experienced the taste of a good night's sleep and couldn't get enough of it.
What exactly is the "sleeping code" and what is the place in the secret dreams?
Perhaps the initial encounter with the "sleeping code" was just a coincidence, but they discovered that they were not strangers. Perhaps, from the moment they entered the realm of dreams, everything was already destined.
Lu Entong suffered from insomnia during the audition for the Asia Pacific Orchestra's cello selection. She couldn't finish her performance and left the stage before it ended. The judges were initially satisfied with her performance. Insomnia had been plaguing Lu Entong for a long time, and she didn't want to give up this opportunity. She decided to use the next month to treat her insomnia and participate in the selection after a month. This was her last chance. On her way, she saw a volunteer recruitment advertisement for an insomnia recovery program. Instantly, her spirits lifted, thinking that there was finally hope for her insomnia. She decided to sign up.
Song Yanxu, the CEO of the Cohen Group, also suffered from insomnia. The board of directors had been giving him trouble because of this issue, and if he didn't treat his insomnia soon, he might be kicked out of the team. The Cohen Group was a company specializing in sleep technology research, and it would be a scandal for the CEO to have insomnia. That's why the board members treated him that way.
The quota for the insomnia recovery experiment was already full. After looking at the registration list, Song Yanxu casually discarded Lu Entong's information. Coincidentally, Lu Entong arrived at the Cohen Group building, and a piece of paper fell on her face. When she took a closer look, it turned out to be her registration information. She didn't know why her information appeared there, so she took the information and eagerly walked into the building.
The Cohen Group organized the insomnia recovery program, and Song Yanxu naturally had the power to eliminate anyone. Lu Entong walked to the entrance of the Cohen Group and the signing ceremony for the sleep aid program with her registration information. However, she was stopped by security personnel. It was then that she realized she had been eliminated. Lu Entong learned from the security personnel that the person in charge of the project was about to leave on a private plane from the rooftop. She ran all the way to the rooftop to find Song Yanxu. Song Yanxu advocated for the development of Banana No. 3 capsules, which were still in the trial phase and had unstable effects. But he, in order to sleep, ignored the staff's advice and took the capsule on the rooftop.
Lu Entong saw Song Yanxu standing at the edge of the rooftop and thought he was going to jump off. So she ran over to pull him, but they both accidentally fell on the rooftop. It was a strange turn of events as both of them suddenly felt drowsy. They ended up sleeping on the rooftop for the night. Lu Entong woke up the next day, feeling very happy, thinking that her prayers to the Sleep God had been answered. Lu Entong saw Song Yanxu sleeping beside her and worried that he might have suicidal thoughts again if she left. So she tied him up on the rooftop. Just then, Song Yanxu's assistant called, and Lu Entong answered the phone, informing the caller of Song Yanxu's location. Then she left to meet the doctor she had already scheduled an appointment with.
Chi Zuo, a sleep expert and Lu Entong's friend, helped her make the appointment. Lu Entong overslept and was late, so she couldn't meet the specialist. Chi Zuo had no choice but to help her reschedule. To apologize, Lu Entong wanted to help Chi Zuo with odd jobs at a coffee shop, but Chi Zuo politely declined because Lu Entong had dropped more cups than the café's customers.
Both Lu Entong and Song Yanxu thought their insomnia had been cured, but they found themselves experiencing another sleepless night. Banana No. 3 didn't work, and the Sleep God was no longer effective. Song Yanxu dressed in his assistant's clothes and followed the volunteers of the sleep aid equipment to the resort, as part of the experience. Lu Entong was determined to cure her insomnia. She knew the departure time of the bus, and this time she had to go to the resort to participate in the sleep aid program. Lu Entong bribed the security personnel at the bus door to check her qualification certificate and managed to get on the bus smoothly. Coincidentally, she saw Song Yanxu on the bus. She noticed an injury on his wrist and thought it was the result of a failed suicide attempt. Since they both had insomnia, Lu Entong wanted to console him, but Song Yanxu didn't want to listen to her rambling because he had accidentally scratched himself while knitting last night when he couldn't sleep.
There seemed to be some kind of magnetic field between Lu Entong and Song Yanxu. Whenever they made eye contact and held hands, they would fall asleep. On the bus, they dozed off because of a sudden brake by the driver. They woke up only when the driver reminded them upon arrival at the resort. Lu Entong overheard Song Yanxu on the phone in the resort lobby, talking about when the medicine would take effect. She mistakenly believed that Song Yanxu was still contemplating suicide, so she followed him all the way. They arrived at the pool, and Lu Entong saw the overturned medicine bottle on the table and Song Yanxu entering the pool, confirming her suspicion. She rushed into the pool to save him. Unexpectedly, after they made eye contact again, they felt drowsy. Lu Entong resisted the drowsiness and pulled the sleeping Song Yanxu out of the pool. They both fell asleep once again.
Lu Entong and Song Yanxu woke up only when it was already dark. Both of them felt a bit awkward. Song Yanxu's phone rang, breaking the silence in the air. It was time for dinner, and Song Yanxu's assistant had already made arrangements. Lu Entong's stomach growled embarrassingly, and she coincidentally joined Song Yanxu for a meal. Lu Entong noticed that whenever they touched each other, they would fall asleep. She wanted to try it again, but Song Yanxu shook off her hand, finding the whole situation inexplicable.
While having dinner, Song Yanxu learned that Lu Entong was the person he had eliminated before. Lu Entong mentioned the times she had seen him, thinking that he wanted to commit suicide, and she wanted to persuade him. Song Yanxu was surprised to discover her kindness. Lu Entong was caught sneaking into the resort and Song Yanxu's assistant, Huang Lin, arranged for security to kick her out. Huang Lin then called Song Yanxu to report, but Song Yanxu changed his mind and asked Huang Lin to return the room to Lu Entong. Following Song Yanxu's instructions, Huang Lin not only returned Lu Entong's room but also upgraded it to a super VIP room. Huang Lin arranged for Lu Entong to be caught in room 8018, while Song Yanxu was given a new room in 8017.
Song Yanxu's phone ran out of battery while he was running in the gym. He missed Huang Lin's call and didn't see her message. He entered room 8018 with the room card. The room was quite spacious, and Song Yanxu missed the fact that Lu Entong had already finished washing up and getting ready for bed. It was only when he was about to go to sleep that Song Yanxu saw Lu Entong lying on the bed. He picked up his recently charged phone and finally saw Huang Lin's message. He realized he had entered the wrong room. Just as he was about to leave, he remembered what Lu Entong had said during dinner about falling asleep when they touched. Curiosity drove him to touch Lu Entong with his finger, and to his surprise, he fell asleep. The next day, when he woke up and saw Lu Entong still sleeping next to him, he jumped in surprise.
Song Yanxu wanted to leave, but Lu Entong grabbed him. In a dazed state, Lu Entong realized there was a man beside her and got startled. She realized that Song Yanxu believed what she had said, so she was there to test it out, and it turned out that she really fell asleep. Song Yanxu didn't admit it; he thought it was just because he was tired, and falling asleep was normal. Huang Lin heard the arguing between the two and opened the door to help Song Yanxu out of the situation. With Huang Lin's assistance, Song Yanxu managed to leave, but accidentally dropped a business card from his coat on the ground, which was noticed by Lu Entong. Since Song Yanxu was wearing Li Che's coat, it was Li Che's business card that fell, but Lu Entong didn't know that and assumed she knew Song Yanxu's identity.
Song Yanxu drove back to the company and happened to be seen by his cousin Song Chen. The two of them were close in age and had a good relationship, so Song Yanxu always called him "Ge Chen." Song Chen was worried about Song Yanxu's chronic insomnia and dangerous driving, so he kindly reminded him. Xu Mansu's family was a major shareholder of Ke Wen Group, and Xu Mansu held a director position in the company. She had a favorable impression of Song Yanxu and always prepared thoughtful gifts for him. Li Che brought a flower prepared by Xu Mansu to Song Yanxu, but he wasn't happy about it. He told Li Che not to casually accept things from others, including Xu Mansu. Li Che thought Song Yanxu was too distant from Xu Mansu, which wasn't good, but Song Yanxu didn't care and told him to take the flower away, so Li Che complied.
Song Yanxu gathered the company's research department for a meeting and asked everyone about the situation where they fell asleep when they touched each other. Everyone thought it was absurd, and even Song Chen wondered if Song Yanxu's chronic insomnia was causing a lack of clarity in his mind. Through the facts, it was proven that Song Yanxu and Lu Entong didn't fall asleep when they touched each other; they couldn't sleep in their respective homes at all.
Lu Entong dialed the phone number on Li Che's business card, leaving him confused. Coincidentally, Li Che was in Song Yanxu's office at that moment, so Song Yanxu put the call on speakerphone to help him deal with the harassment. Unexpectedly, when he heard Lu Entong talking about the resort, he became extremely flustered and quickly hung up the phone, then blocked her number. Lu Entong was furious and found the company, coincidentally running into Song Yanxu. She caught up to him and made a request to "sleep" together, sincerely asking for his help. Song Yanxu softened and let her hug him, but to their surprise, the "magic" didn't work, and neither of them fell asleep when they embraced each other.
Lu Entong didn't give up. She recalled the times they had touched and discovered a pattern: they would only fall asleep when there was physical contact in a critical situation. So she went to find Song Yanxu. Just as Song Yanxu was leaving the company, Li Che and Song Chen were also present. When Lu Entong shouted Li Che's name, he found it inexplicable. After both parties understood the situation, they realized it was a misunderstanding. Lu Entong was now the only person trusted by Song Yanxu, and the only one who knew about his insomnia. This made Li Che and Song Chen nervous. They brought her into the company, and that's when Lu Entong revealed the situation of them falling asleep when they touched. This was an incredible story, and Song Chen didn't believe it at all.
Li Che was worried that Lu Entong would reveal Song Yanxu's insomnia, so to appease her, he decided to follow her suggestion and hire an assistant. That way, she could be by Song Yanxu's side, and if they had physical contact, they could solve the insomnia problem. The candidates selected by Li Che for the interview were all beautiful women with fair complexions. Xu Mansu, the administrative director, noticed this and had feelings for Song Yanxu. Now that she knew about this situation, the outcome was unpredictable. Xu Mansu insisted on interviewing the candidates together with Song Chen. Song Chen had no reason to refuse, so he reluctantly agreed.
Xu Mansu was very strict and showed no mercy to the girls. Several of them came out of the interview room in tears. Finally, it was Lu Entong's turn and another girl's turn. Xu Mansu asked the other girl to drink white wine, but she was allergic to it. If she didn't drink, she would have to leave immediately. Lu Entong couldn't bear to see it and drank the wine on her behalf. But Xu Mansu asked her to drink another bottle. If she drank it, the company would keep the other girl, and Lu Entong would have to leave. Lu Entong couldn't stand Xu Mansu's domineering attitude, so she drank the bottle of white wine. This scene was witnessed by Song Yanxu, who was standing outside the door.
Lu Entong stumbled out of the interview room and was about to fall when Song Yanxu caught her and hugged her. When she woke up, she found herself on the sofa in the company. Lu Entong realized that she couldn't approach Song Yanxu by becoming his assistant, so she had to think of another way. When Song Yanxu found out that Song Chen was hiring a new assistant, he was angry. Song Chen explained that it was for his own good, to help solve his insomnia. Song Yanxu believed that having another person by his side meant more "danger," and he couldn't let more people know about his insomnia. Song Chen would arrange for the hired assistant to work in the secretary department and not by Song Yanxu's side.
People with chronic insomnia may experience hallucinations, and Lu Entong had one. Late at night, she invited Song Chen and Li Che to meet and shared her perfect plan. The plan was to create the illusion that Song Yanxu was experiencing hallucinations at his home. She would then appear and hug him while he was startled, and both of them would fall asleep. Li Che was worried that if this plan were exposed, his job would be at risk. Song Chen assured them that he would cover for them. So the three of them decided to immediately go to Song Yanxu's home and implement this "perfect" plan. The plan was foiled before it even started when Song Yanxu discovered them. Li Che and Song Chen persuaded Song Yanxu to try Lu Entong's method. If it really worked, it would be good for both of them and contribute to the cause of improving sleep. Finally, Song Yanxu agreed to conduct this experiment for three days. Lu Entong felt that although three days was short, having three days of sleep would be satisfying.
Song Yanxu was going to a meeting, but his car was rear-ended, and the arranged vehicle couldn't make it in time. Luckily, Lu Entong was riding an electric bike nearby, so she took Song Yanxu to the meeting. It was quite amusing to see the CEO of a large corporation going to a meeting on a small electric bike, but fortunately, there was no traffic jam to delay the meeting. After finishing work, Song Yanxu saw Lu Entong still waiting downstairs and eating. He noticed that her mouth was dirty and took out his handkerchief to clean it for her.
Once Lu Entong confirmed that Song Yanxu didn't have any urgent work, she invited him to watch a movie together. Lu Entong had originally planned to watch a horror film so that the two could sleep in the cinema, but unexpectedly, Lu Entong chose to sit separately. Her plan went down the drain. After the movie, Lu Entong took Song Yanxu to a haunted house where she got scared and ran everywhere, even losing her shoes. It was Song Yanxu who helped her find them.
Song Chen and Xu Mansu were shopping together when they saw Song Yanxu and Lu Entong, but they only saw their backs. Song Chen covered for Song Yanxu and claimed that Xu Mansu had mistaken him for someone else. He said that Song Yanxu should be in a business meeting at that time and couldn't be at the mall. Song Chen told Xu Mansu that he had a new girlfriend and didn't know what gift to give her. Xu Mansu learned that Song Chen's girlfriend was a career-oriented girl and suggested that he give her high heels. Song Chen asked Xu Mansu to help him choose, as he didn't know much about high heels. Without much thought, Xu Mansu accompanied him to buy high heels.
In the evening, Song Yanxu and Lu Entong had dinner together. They drank alcohol and ended up getting a bit drunk. Lu Entong saw an advertisement for a cello competition, and Song Yanxu noticed that she was interested in it. He learned that she loved music but couldn't play properly due to insomnia. Song Yanxu had a bit too much to drink and helped Lu Entong register for the competition, hoping that she could bravely pursue her passion.
With the influence of alcohol, Song Yanxu and Lu Entong continued to have fun at Song Yanxu's messy home. Lu Entong accidentally damaged a painting that he had bought for 800,000 dollars. The next morning, Lu Entong found herself sleeping in the bathtub, while Song Yanxu was on the floor. It seemed that they had physical contact and eye contact the previous night, and being able to sleep well was a good thing for both of them. Lu Entong felt very sorry for damaging the painting and gave Song Yanxu her entire savings of 5,000 yuan, along with her bank card, promising to earn money to compensate him.
Song Chen's senior schoolmate, Dr. Li, was an expert in treating insomnia and had recently returned from abroad. Song Chen wanted to use this opportunity to let Dr. Li treat Song Yanxu's insomnia. When Dr. Li learned about the fact that physical contact with Lu Entong could make Song Yanxu fall asleep, although it sounded unbelievable, she realized that it had actually happened. This might provide new ideas for their future sleep aid techniques.
Chi Zuo met Xu Mansu, and they got along well. Chi Zuo asked Xu Mansu about the development of Banana No.3, but he was also concerned about Song Yanxu's situation. It turned out that Chi Zuo was not just a coffee shop owner; he was also Song Yanxu's good friend. Xu Mansu told Chi Zuo that Song Yanxu had been getting close to a young girl recently, and Chi Zuo speculated that it was probably Lu Entong, whom the CEO had mentioned to him.
Song Yanxu and Li Che went to Lu Entong's home to deliver her employment contract. He told her that she didn't have to pay back the 800,000 dollars, which surprised Lu Entong. She thought Song Yanxu had ulterior motives, but looking at the employment contract, realizing that she didn't have to repay the money and would receive a salary, and having the opportunity to work closely with him, which would allow her to sleep, Lu Entong considered it and signed the employment contract.
Lu Entong told Chi Zuo about her employment at Ke Wen, and Chi Zuo heard the news without much joy but still expressed his best wishes, hoping for Lu Entong's smooth work. After starting her job, Lu Entong met with Dr. Li as arranged. Dr. Li and Song Chen sincerely invited Lu Entong to join their insomnia treatment plan, and Lu Entong was very happy. She was willing to cooperate fully if it meant curing her insomnia. Dr. Li gave them each a bracelet to monitor their body data and also required them to live together. Lu Entong was surprised but thought that if it could help treat her insomnia, living together wouldn't be a problem since they had already slept together before.
Chi Zuo was a shareholder of Ke Wen Group, and upon learning that Lu Entong had joined the company, he returned to work at the group immediately. Lu Entong was surprised to see Chi Zuo at the company and never expected that he would be friends with the shareholder of Ke Wen Group. Lu Entong moved into Song Yanxu's house, and they ended up sleeping in the same bed. According to the agreement, they had to hold hands while sleeping, and Lu Entong could only let go after Song Yanxu fell asleep, or else she would have to compensate him.
Lu Entong couldn't fall asleep and heard strange noises in the room, so they both got up to investigate. Lu Entong saw a snake and got scared, jumping onto Song Yanxu. The snake turned out to be Song Yanxu's pet, Sweetie, and he put it back in a box. Knowing that Lu Entong was afraid, he decided to temporarily remove Sweetie the next day. According to the data from the bracelets, it showed that Song Yanxu and Lu Entong hadn't slept at all, which made Song Chen very angry as it hindered the progress of the experimental plan.
Chi Zuo sent Song Yanxu an invitation to a cocktail party, and Song Yanxu, who usually didn't attend such events, surprisingly agreed to go, much to Song Chen's surprise. Song Yanxu planned to take Lu Entong with him and arranged for Huang Lin to do her hair and makeup, preparing a dress for her. Lu Entong was puzzled and didn't know what medicine Song Yanxu was selling. It wasn't until they arrived at the venue that she realized the orchestra's judges were present. Song Yanxu wanted to take this opportunity for Lu Entong to meet everyone, but she had no idea that Song Yanxu, who never attended parties, was breaking his own rule for her. Song Yanxu couldn't take his eyes off the beautiful Lu Entong, completely oblivious to others, which made Xu Mansu very angry. She had always liked Song Yanxu, but he remained indifferent to her like an iceberg. Seeing Song Yanxu getting closer to Lu Entong, her jealousy grew, and she began to develop animosity towards Lu Entong.
Unable to control her emotions, Xu Mansu questioned Song Yanxu in public about why he treated her like this and even spilled a drink on Lu Entong. Song Yanxu was very angry and took off his coat to cover Lu Entong before leaving with her. They stopped the car by the roadside to catch some fresh air. Song Yanxu gave Lu Entong a cello, hoping she could continue pursuing her dream. Lu Entong told Song Yanxu that she didn't want to entangle him; she just wanted to cure her insomnia and stand on stage again. Song Yanxu looked at Lu Entong and realized that he might have truly fallen for her. He wanted to kiss her, but unexpectedly, they both fell asleep, and a passing auntie woke them up in the end.
Chi Zuo liked Lu Entong, but he didn't dare to ask her directly about her relationship with Song Yanxu. So, he had been practicing how to ask without scaring Lu Entong too much or revealing his feelings for her. However, while he was practicing, Xu Mansu saw him, and she could tell that he liked Lu Entong.
Song Yanxu obtained the backstage monitoring data from Dr. Li. Based on the actual situation, she made some changes to the settings. If they were attracted to each other, the pink signal light on the bracelet would light up. This would prove her hypothesis. However, Song Yanxu didn't tell Lu Entong about the actual situation because it would reveal that she had feelings for her last night. Instead, he intentionally diverted the conversation to brain waves.
Chi Zuo hoped that Xu Mansu could keep his secret and not let others know that he liked Lu Entong. Xu Mansu encouraged him to boldly pursue the girl he liked. While they were chatting, an assistant brought a bouquet of flowers to Xu Mansu. The assistant said it was a gift from General Song and also mentioned the restaurant where they would celebrate her birthday. Both Chi Zuo and Xu Mansu thought the flowers were from Song Yanxu, but they were actually from Song Chen.
In preparation for his "date" with Lu Entong, Song Yanxu searched online for exciting plotlines and learned how to make a girl's heart flutter from the male lead in those stories. Xu Mansu dressed up carefully, holding flowers and waiting for Song Yanxu downstairs in the office building. To her surprise, Song Yanxu completely ignored her and drove away with Lu Entong. It was only after contacting Li Che that Xu Mansu found out that Song Yanxu and Lu Entong's outing was not work-related. She saw the card in the bouquet and realized it was actually from Song Chen. She tore off the card, threw away the flowers, and angrily stormed into Song Yanxu's office. She unintentionally saw Song Yanxu's plans on the computer, realizing that he was taking Lu Entong to see a movie and have a candlelit dinner. Coincidentally, Chi Zuo called Xu Mansu, and she decided to go find Song Yanxu together with him.
At the movie theater, Song Yanxu planned to perform some romantic gestures like the biscuit kiss and sharing a cola, but none of them succeeded. Instead, Lu Entong ended up spraying him with cola. Lu Entong kept apologizing and trying to soothe his anger. Next, Song Yanxu took Lu Entong to a restaurant for dinner. Before they started, Xu Mansu arrived with Chi Zuo. Chi Zuo insisted on joining them for dinner, using Xu Mansu's birthday celebration as an excuse. During the meal, Chi Zuo took great care of Lu Entong, constantly serving her food and wiping her mouth. Song Yanxu was extremely angry, while Xu Mansu intentionally added fuel to the fire, suggesting that Lu Entong and Chi Zuo were a good match. Unexpectedly, Lu Entong lashed out at her. Song Yanxu spilled his lemonade on his sleeve and went to the restroom to clean it, with Chi Zuo following closely behind. Chi Zuo knew that Song Yanxu had canceled all his afternoon appointments to take Lu Entong out. He asked Song Yanxu if he liked Lu Entong, and Song Yanxu didn't hesitate at all, directly saying that he liked her. This answer surprised Chi Zuo.
On the other hand, Xu Mansu believed that Lu Entong only got close to Song Yanxu because of her insomnia treatment, but she didn't know the whole story. She hoped Lu Entong would leave Song Yanxu, and she would cover all the expenses for her insomnia treatment. This statement happened to be overheard by Song Yanxu. He told Xu Mansu that Lu Entong did approach him because of her insomnia, but he willingly accepted it. Chi Zuo also returned, and the atmosphere among the four of them became awkward. Chi Zuo wanted to take Lu Entong home, but he couldn't win over Song Yanxu because Lu Entong declined his offer, citing work as the reason. Lu Entong left with Song Yanxu, leaving Chi Zuo and Xu Mansu behind. Both of them found it hard to accept the reality they were in.
Unable to resist any longer, Song Yanxu confessed to Lu Entong on the way home and truthfully told her that the flashing light on their bracelets meant they were both attracted to each other. Now, Song Yanxu's bracelet was constantly flashing, but Lu Entong's wasn't. This made Song Yanxu nervous, unsure if Lu Entong liked him. Lu Entong mentioned what happened in the morning, and her bracelet started flashing. However, she was startled by Huang Lin and dropped her bracelet into the coffee, causing it to stop flashing. Then she put Song Yanxu's bracelet on her own wrist, and the light started flashing again. Song Yanxu smiled because they were mutually attracted to each other. The happiest thing in the world is when I like you and you happen to like me too.
However, a problem arose. Whenever they had physical contact, they would fall asleep. They couldn't hug or kiss, so they looked for ways to stay awake. They discovered that applying menthol oil on their temples could keep them awake. Song Yanxu finally dared to kiss Lu Entong. However, they still fell asleep, and it wasn't until 10:30 a.m. the next day that they woke up. They suddenly remembered that they had an appointment with sleep expert Dr. Zheng to sign a contract at 10:30.
Xu Mansu went to a bar to drink and met Song Chen. Song Chen went to his car to get the birthday gift he prepared for her. By the time he returned, Xu Mansu was already drunk, and he couldn't give her the gift. He also overheard Xu Mansu calling out Song Yanxu's name.
Lu Entong and Song Yanxu arrived at Dr. Zheng's house, but nobody answered the doorbell even after pressing it for a while. They assumed that Dr. Zheng was angry, and since they had a board meeting to attend, Song Yanxu decided to apologize to Dr. Zheng when they had the chance. After they left, Dr. Zheng, wearing pajamas, came out of the house. He had just woken up because he had stayed up late, and the doorbell at his place had been broken for a long time. Even if someone pressed it, he wouldn't hear it inside the house. Dr. Zheng expressed his regret, as it seemed that this collaboration was not meant to be.
Song Yanxu had previously promised in front of the shareholders that if they couldn't reach an agreement with Dr. Zheng, they would stop the development of Banana No. 3. This project had consumed a significant amount of resources and manpower but hadn't shown any results yet. It was only reasonable that the shareholders wanted to make money. Fortunately, Song Yanxu managed to secure a five-day extension. As long as they could reach an agreement with Dr. Zheng within that time, they could continue with the development of Banana No. 3. Lu Entong decided to cooperate with Song Yanxu and visit Dr. Zheng again.
Dr. Zheng, knowing that they were late and taking advantage of the situation, didn't admit that he had overslept. He gave Song Yanxu a challenge: a square dance competition in three days. If Song Yanxu won the competition, Dr. Zheng would agree to sign the contract. Song Yanxu didn't want to lose face by participating in a square dance competition, and he didn't want to agree to Dr. Zheng's request. However, seeing Dr. Zheng's unwavering attitude, Song Yanxu reluctantly agreed. Lu Entong informed Huang Lin and Li Che about this, and although they sympathized with Song Yanxu, they were also looking forward to seeing him dance in the competition.
Dr. Li analyzed the data from Lu Entong and Song Yanxu's bracelets. At the current rate, it was clear that they wouldn't suffer from insomnia anymore, but they would instead become excessively sleepy. Song Yanxu contacted Dr. Li and learned that Dr. Zheng was Dr. Li's mentor, and Dr. Li had consulted Dr. Zheng using their data and information. Song Yanxu initially wanted Dr. Li to help persuade Dr. Zheng, but Dr. Li couldn't influence Dr. Zheng's decisions. Song Yanxu had no choice but to practice square dancing with the aunties.
Lu Entong accompanied Dr. Zheng to watch Song Yanxu's square dance competition, but it turned out to be a misunderstanding. Dr. Zheng had mistakenly taken the wrong form. The registration form for the square dance competition belonged to his wife, which explained why she couldn't find it. However, since they were already there, Lu Entong dragged Dr. Zheng to watch Song Yanxu's performance. After his performance, Dr. Zheng took Song Yanxu and Lu Entong back home and informed them that he wanted to compete in a mobile game. However, since they hadn't registered, they couldn't participate in the competition, and the square dance competition wouldn't count. In order to resolve things with Dr. Zheng, Lu Entong decided to challenge him to a game, where one round would determine the winner. Lu Entong was determined to win, and she defeated Dr. Zheng. As promised, Dr. Zheng signed the cooperation agreement with Song Yanxu, and the development of Banana No. 3 could proceed smoothly.
To celebrate, Xu Mansu arranged flowers in Song Yanxu's office. When Song Yanxu saw her, he was very unhappy and directly expressed his dislike for having flowers in the office. He told Xu Mansu to inform others that no one was allowed to enter the office when he wasn't there. Xu Mansu couldn't believe that she, who had grown up with Song Yanxu, couldn't compare to a girl he had just met. She went to a bar to drink and ease her pain, where she met Chi Zuo. Xu Mansu, who had never lost before, couldn't accept it. She asked Chi Zuo to pursue Lu Entong, but Chi Zuo didn't know how to comfort Xu Mansu.
Song Yanxu and Lu Entong had a sweet relationship. When they were together, they not only had plenty of sleep time, but Song Yanxu also took care of Lu Entong meticulously. He prepared breakfast for her and created romantic experiences. Xu Mansu learned from Li Che that Song Yanxu was sleeping with someone, although Li Che didn't mention who it was, Xu Mansu guessed that it was most likely Lu Entong. She became crazy with love and arranged for her assistant, Jiang Yu, to keep an eye on Song Yanxu. Jiang Yu had to report every move of Song Yanxu to Xu Mansu.
After knowing each other for 100 days, Song Yanxu wanted to celebrate an anniversary with Lu Entong. He had previously asked Huang Lin for advice on what Lu Entong considered romantic. This time, he gave Lu Entong what she wanted. The two of them shared an umbrella and took pictures of colorful bubbles in the sky. Lu Entong was very happy. Jiang Yu captured the scene of them embracing each other and started treating Lu Entong oddly in the company. However, Lu Entong didn't pay any attention to her and ignored her completely.
Chi Zuo knew that Lu Entong liked Annie, so he bought tickets to Annie's performance and took Lu Entong to see it. When they arrived at the venue, Song Yanxu was also there. Song Yanxu introduced Lu Entong to Annie, and Chi Zuo didn't object. As the competition approached, both Chi Zuo and Song Yanxu were present to support Lu Entong. Unexpectedly, Xu Mansu also showed up. This time, Song Yanxu openly admitted that Lu Entong was his girlfriend, which left Chi Zuo and Xu Mansu speechless.
Before the competition started, someone took Lu Entong to meet Annie, but it turned out to be a trap. She was locked in a cold storeroom. Xu Mansu was behind this arrangement. Lu Entong was extremely anxious and kept pulling the door, hurting her hand. When it was her turn to perform, Song Yanxu couldn't find her, and the host announced that the participant had forfeited. Song Yanxu couldn't contact Lu Entong and suspected that something had happened to her. He and Chi Zuo hurriedly went to look for her. Finally, Song Yanxu found Lu Entong unconscious in the storage room.
Song Yanxu blamed himself, thinking that he hadn't protected Lu Entong well. Lu Entong felt disappointed, as the competition meant a lot to her. However, she didn't want Song Yanxu to worry and pretended to be strong. After all, she had Song Yanxu by her side, and they would face difficulties together.
Song Yanxu assigned Li Che to investigate the incident of Lu Entong being trapped. Based on the surveillance footage, Li Che discovered a connection between the person who locked Lu Entong and Jiang Yu. He believed that it was not a coincidence. Song Yanxu knew that Jiang Yu must have been instructed by Xu Mansu, so he confronted her. He warned her not to harm Lu Entong anymore, and Xu Mansu was taken aback by Song Yanxu's ruthlessness. He not only called her malicious but also regretted knowing her. Xu Mansu had no choice but to go to her father and cry about the situation. Xu's father wanted to support his beloved daughter and told her that her marriage with Song Yanxu had been arranged since they were young and wouldn't be changed. Xu's father intentionally approached Song Yanxu's father and told him about the injustice suffered by his daughter. However, when Song Yanxu's father heard this, he immediately called Song Yanxu, but to his surprise, Song Yanxu hung up the phone. Song Yanxu's relationship with his father wasn't harmonious. When he was young, his mother passed away. When Song Yanxu saw him drawing to remember his mother, his father threw away the drawing and forbade him from drawing again.
Jiang Yu received a termination email from the company. She angrily went to find Xu Mansu, who criticized her for being ineffective and causing trouble for herself, stating that termination was already a dignified way to handle the situation. Jiang Yu was not willing to accept it and left with a fierce warning, vowing to make them pay the price. Xu Mansu didn't care about her threats.
Song Yanxu and Lu Entong being together not only hurt Xu Mansu but also Chi Zuo. Chi Zuo had fallen in love with Lu Entong at first sight, but he always thought she was too young and wanted to take it slow. Unexpectedly, the girl he loved had fallen for someone else. Xu Mansu didn't want to give up so easily. She also hoped that Chi Zuo wouldn't give up. Moreover, seeing that Song Chen had watched her grow up, she believed that he would support her. This statement awakened Chi Zuo, realizing that this matter could be resolved through their parents.
Song Yanxu went home to see his father and lied that he hung up the phone because of a meeting. The reason Song Yanxu returned home was that it was his mother's memorial day. However, as soon as he arrived home, his father reminded him not to offend the Xu family and to maintain good relationships within the company. He told Song Yanxu that he had a smooth career in the company at such a young age because of the support of the second largest shareholder, the Xu family. Song Yanxu was disappointed that his father didn't even mention his mother and left feeling let down. In reality, Song Yanxu's father also missed his wife. He didn't keep her photo at home because he disliked Song Yanxu dwelling on the past events and was afraid it would upset him. Now, it seemed that Song Yanxu didn't remember how his mother had passed away all those years ago, which was a good outcome.
Lu Entong was cleaning the house and accidentally opened a box. Inside was a half-finished red scarf. When Song Yanxu returned home and saw that Lu Entong had touched his things, he scolded her, leaving Lu Entong feeling bewildered. Lu Entong received a call from her mother, asking her to come home for dinner. Lu Entong didn't expect her parents to choose a large restaurant. Later, she learned that it was a blind date arranged by her parents. All the delicious dishes on the table were prepared by Chi Zuo. Lu Entong was taken aback.
Lu Entong found it even more confusing to see Chi Zuo trying to please her parents. While they were all eating together, Jiang Yu took a photo of Lu Entong and Chi Zuo and sent it to Li Che. Li Che and Song Yanxu were working in the office when they heard the news, causing Song Yanxu to explode. He immediately went to find Lu Entong. He happened to witness Chi Zuo confessing his feelings to Lu Entong. Song Yanxu ran over and told Chi Zuo that Lu Entong was already in a relationship with him, and Chi Zuo had no chance. Then he grabbed Lu Entong's hand and left. Lu Entong didn't expect Song Yanxu to scold her twice. Out of anger, she thought her parents were right and that she should find a boyfriend who was gentle and considerate. She intentionally provoked Song Yanxu, saying that there were very few boys who were both gentle and good at cooking. Song Yanxu, feeling indignant, found Lu Entong's angry expression quite cute and no longer felt upset. Lu Entong and Chi Zuo had known each other for many years, and she had no other intentions towards him. She hoped Song Yanxu could trust her. After taking her parents home, Lu Entong had dinner with Song Yanxu. Unexpectedly, Lu Entong's father also arrived. When Song Yanxu heard his uncle say he was hungry, he quickly asked the restaurant owner to prepare an extra set of tableware. Lu Entong didn't hide anything and introduced Song Yanxu as her boyfriend. Lu Entong's father believed that a person's character could be seen through their drinking capacity and immediately ordered a bottle of white wine. Lu Entong knew that Song Yanxu couldn't handle alcohol, so she helped him drink throughout the night. In the end, Song Yanxu got drunk, and Lu Entong asked Li Che to come and pick them up. After returning home, Li Che left, but Jiang Yu had been watching them from outside.
Lu Entong and Song Yanxu fell asleep on the sofa. Jiang Yu took a photo of them and posted it online. The next day, the news spread like wildfire, with rumors about female assistants advancing in their careers dominating the headlines. This incident affected the company, and the board members suggested immediately dismissing Lu Entong. Song Chen helped Song Yanxu withstand the pressure, but now Song Chen couldn't contact the two of them, and he was very worried. Li Che went to their house and finally woke them up. Song Yanxu went to the company for a meeting with Li Che. Upon arriving at the company, they saw Dr. Li, and Lu Entong's colleague Ye Zi rushed in to inform Song Yanxu that something had happened to Lu Entong. They were talking on the phone when Lu Entong heard a knocking sound at the door, and then Ye Zi couldn't reach Lu Entong anymore. Song Yanxu and Li Che hurried back home, only to find the front door open and Lu Entong's phone lying at the doorstep. The house was empty.
Lu Entong contacted Song Yanxu using Chi Zuo's phone. When Song Yanxu learned that she was currently safe, he felt relieved and asked Li Che to take him to find her. When Lu Entong opened the door, she saw a crowd of reporters outside. Fortunately, Chi Zuo arrived in time and took her away. Otherwise, Lu Entong didn't know how to face such a situation. Chi Zuo made a custom coffee for Lu Entong called "Tongxin." Lu Entong knew Chi Zuo's feelings for her, so she took this opportunity to be direct and told him that she didn't want to go against her own feelings. She also didn't want their friendship to end because of this. Chi Zuo understood Lu Entong's intentions and said he wouldn't disturb her anymore. When Song Yanxu came to pick her up, Lu Entong went with him.
The incident of Lu Entong and Song Yanxu being photographed continued to escalate. Song Yanxu asked Li Che to continue investigating and find the person who took the photos. Song Yanxu and Lu Entong went to Dr. Li's office for an examination. Dr. Li told Song Yanxu that they had transitioned from insomnia to a state of excessive sleepiness. If things continued like this, one of them would fall into a perpetual sleep, never to wake up again. Based on the current situation, it seemed that Lu Entong would be the one who would never wake up. Song Yanxu decided not to tell Lu Entong about this for now. There was no good solution at the moment, so he would reduce their contact and think of a strategy to deal with it. Li Che found out that Jiang Yu was the one who took the photos and posted them online. Song Yanxu immediately arranged to sue Jiang Yu.
Xu Mansu secretly investigated Lu Entong and discovered a childhood photo of Lu Entong and Song Yanxu together at a music academy. Xu Mansu found it strange that the two of them had known each other since childhood. She couldn't understand how they had a connection. Xu Mansu took the photo and went to find Song Chen. Song Chen had grown up with Song Yanxu since childhood and might know something, but unfortunately, Song Chen was not aware of this matter. Song Chen hoped that Xu Mansu would stop meddling in Song Yanxu's affairs, but Xu Mansu persisted. She wouldn't let anything related to Song Yanxu go unchecked.
Xu Mansu went to find Chi Zuo to gather information. Chi Zuo was also surprised to learn that Lu Entong and Song Yanxu had known each other since childhood. Unable to provide any valuable information, Chi Zuo watched as Xu Mansu left without even drinking her coffee. These past few days, Song Yanxu had been avoiding Lu Entong, claiming to be busy with work and not returning home for several days. He even asked Li Che to take photos of him working to let Lu Entong know that he was truly at the company.
Lu Entong felt sorry for the hardworking Song Yanxu and specially cooked a meal to bring to the company. At the entrance of the office, she overheard the conversation between Li Che and Song Yanxu. She didn't expect that the reason for their cold war was because Song Yanxu no longer had feelings for her. She left the lunchbox at the door and walked away. Song Yanxu heard the sound and came out to see what happened. He realized that Lu Entong had misunderstood and chased after her. Lu Entong returned to her own place, and Song Yanxu followed, seeing her sad expression. He felt guilty and finally revealed the truth. Lu Entong remained optimistic and believed that they should solve the problem together, and she would get better.
Song Yanxu planned to propose to Lu Entong as soon as possible and meet her parents. He accompanied Lu Entong back to her parents' home and reminded her to discuss the timing with her parents. He wanted to bring Lu Entong to meet his father as soon as possible. However, Lu Entong thought it was a bit sudden. Song Yanxu believed that a beauty like Lu Entong would definitely be liked by his father, which made Lu Entong feel shy, so she turned and ran back home.
Song Yanxu went directly to his father and told him that he was going to get married. An angry Song father went to find Song Chen. Song Chen guessed that it might be Lu Entong and, at his brother's request, brought out Lu Entong's information. Inadvertently, he also brought out the "sleeping together" treatment agreement between Song Yanxu and Lu Entong. Song father was speechless to see such an agreement and had no favorable impression of Lu Entong. He didn't expect that Song Chen, as an uncle, would also follow the kids and make a fuss.