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The top 50 shows on SBS (KR)

Defendant

#1 - Defendant

Park Jung-Woo is a prosecutor at Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office. One day, he wakes up and finds himself in locked up at the police station. He has temporary amnesia. Park Jung-Woo is falsely accused and is sentenced to death. He must struggle to prove his innocence.

star 9.21
144 votes
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Running Man

#2 - Running Man

A landmark representing Korea, how much do you know? Korea's representative landmark to let the running man know directly! The best performers of Korea gathered there! Solve the missions in various places and get out of there until the next morning through game! Through constant confrontation and urgent confrontation, we will reveal the hidden behind-the-scenes of Korean landmarks!

star 9.17
1,291 votes
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It's Okay, That's Love

#3 - It's Okay, That's Love

Jang Jae-yul is a famous mystery novelist and popular radio DJ who suffers from OCD. When he meets Ji Hae-soo, a first-year psychiatry fellow at the hospital where he is being treated, they help each other work through their deep-rooted emotional issues.

star 8.87
349 votes
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Six Flying Dragons

#4 - Six Flying Dragons

A period drama that depicts the ambitions and success stories of six people with Lee Bang-won as the central figure. Lee Bang-won was the third king in the Joseon Dynasty. He helped his father King Taejo establish the Joseon Dynasty.

star 8.85
143 votes
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Dr. Romantic

#5 - Dr. Romantic

Both Kang Dong Joo and Yoon Seo Jeong worked their backside off to become a doctor. For Kang Dong Joo, it was to beat someone out there and for Yoon Seo Jeong, it was to be recognized by someone. The humanist drama depicts how the two doctors meet the oddball doctor, Kim Sa Bu and become to realize the true value of life and solace of love.

star 8.79
204 votes
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Scarlet Heart: Ryeo

#6 - Scarlet Heart: Ryeo

Hae Soo is a 21st century woman who gets caught in a solar eclipse and is transported to the Goryeo Dynasty, which ruled Korea from the 10th century for nearly 500 years. Suddenly, Hae Soo finds herself in the royal palace, where she comes across Fourth Prince Wang So. A man as feared as he is handsome, Wang So is based on the real-life fourth king of the Goryeo Dynasty and makes others tremble but wins over Hae Soo’s heart. However, he is not the only one in the palace with eyes on the throne, and a political battle of deception, secrecy and lies ensues between Wang So and all the other princes. Adding to the drama are Eighth Prince Wang Wook, who is less than willing to wait in line behind seven other members of the royal family, and Third Prince Wang Yo, whose right to the crown actually precedes Wang So’s.

star 8.76
498 votes
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Ghost

#7 - Ghost

Kim Woo-Hyun (So Ji-Sub) is the only son of a high ranking police officer. Woo-Hyun entered the police academy ranked first and graduated from the academy ranked first. As a detective, he then joins the cyber investigation department. Woo-Hyun then works to reveal the secrets of those that hide within the cyber world.

star 8.75
156 votes
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The Time We Were Not In Love

#8 - The Time We Were Not In Love

Jang Ha Na and Choi Won are incredibly close platonic friends: throughout 20 years, they've braved it all through thick and thin. As Ha Na's 30th birthday approaches, Won extols the virtues of aging as a man—like a wine—while explaining that women are like grapes that shrivel into raisins. Determined to prove him wrong, Ha Na strikes a bet on which of the two will marry before turning 35. Based on Taiwan's hit In Time With You, can these two friends make the ultimate leap?

star 8.73
144 votes
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Prosecutor Princess

#9 - Prosecutor Princess

Ma Hye Ri is a woman with an excellent memory and ability to focus, which allowed her to pass the bar exam with ease. Despite her talents, she is more interested in being fashionable and dislikes hard work, so she is far from being an ideal prosecutor and has doubts about her suitability for her job. Through her conflicts with senior colleages and struggles with difficult cases, however, Hye Ri gradually matures into a brilliant prosecutor with a sense of duty and justice.

star 8.71
131 votes
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While You Were Sleeping

#10 - While You Were Sleeping

Can tragedies be avoided if they can be foreseen? In life, we witness small and big events. What would happen if someone can foresee every single event? A woman, can see accidents that take place in the future through her dreams. A prosecutor struggles and does everything he can to stop those dreams from becoming real. Will they be able to save our world from tragedies?

star 8.69
417 votes
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You're Beautiful

#11 - You're Beautiful

The management company of the idol group A.N.JELL insisted on adding a new singer to the group as the lead vocal, Tae-kyung's voice was hurting. However,the new member, Mi-nam, had to go to the States to repair a botched eye job just before signing the contract. His agent came up with the idea of having his twin sister, Mi-nyu,to stand in for him and pretend that she was her brother. The two of them grew up in an orphanage and Mi-nyu, who was all set to become a nun, agreed to this charade as she didn't want to spoil her brother's chance of fame which would make it easier to look for their mother.

star 8.67
650 votes
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Warrior Baek Dong Soo

#12 - Warrior Baek Dong Soo

Set in the Joseon Dynasty during King Jeongjo’s reign, this martial-arts fusion sageuk is centered around the events involving Crown Prince Sado’s conspiracy. Warrior Baek Dong Soo was a real-life legend who created a martial arts guide in Joseon. His group who defends King Jeongjo is pitted against a mysterious organization of assassins who plot to kill the King.

star 8.67
67 votes
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City Hunter (KR)

#13 - City Hunter (KR)

The story takes place in Seoul, 2011. Lee Yoon-sung is a talented MIT-graduate who's working on the international communications team at the Blue House. He encounters dangerous situations while solving a variety of cases, both big and small, for people who need his help, and eventually becomes a "city hunter."

star 8.66
618 votes
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Secret Garden

#14 - Secret Garden

Kim Joo-won is a seemingly perfect man yet with certain arrogance and childishness in him and Gil Ra-im is a stuntwoman whose beauty and body are the object of envy of top actresses. One day they went deep into the mountains and entered a strange house. A strange grandmother offered them chocolate to eat. The next day they found themselves changing bodies.

star 8.56
666 votes
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God's Gift - 14 Days

#15 - God's Gift - 14 Days

Kim Soo-hyun experiences the unfathomable when her daughter is kidnapped and murdered. Discovering a miraculous ability to go back in time exactly two weeks before the event, Soo-hyun races against the clock to unravel the plot and save her daughter. But when a private investigator sheds new light on the crime, Soo-hyun uncovers a secret far more treacherous than she could have ever imagined.

star 8.51
87 votes
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My Girl

#16 - My Girl

When Gong Chan (Lee Dong Wook) meets the lively and beautiful Yoo Rin (Lee Da Hae), he finds out that she has connections to his missing cousin, whom his grandfather has been searching for. He asks Yoo Rin to lie about being his long missing cousin until he can find his real cousin. She says yes, but soon their feelings for each other get in the way of their plans. Gong Chan's friend, Jung Woo (Lee Joon Ki) falls for Yoo Rin while Gong Chan's ex-girlfriend, Seo Hyun (Park Si Yeon), a pro tennis player, tries to win him back. Will the two ever tell each other how they feel? Will Gong Chan ever find his real cousin?

star 8.50
226 votes
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Protect the Boss

#17 - Protect the Boss

No Eun Seol finally gets a job as a secretary at a law firm after struggling with unemployment, only to fall in love with her boss, Cha Ji Heon, the immature youngest son of a chaebol family.

star 8.47
211 votes
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Remember

#18 - Remember

Diagnosed with hyperthymesia, Seo Jin Woo possesses an uncanny memory, which he uses to his advantage as a lawyer defending his wrongfully convicted father. But when Jin Woo is afflicted with Alzheimer’s, his only link to his father’s innocence begins to fray. With a mind that’s both his greatest asset and greatest liability, can justice prevail?

star 8.45
131 votes
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Jealousy Incarnate

#19 - Jealousy Incarnate

Getting ahead in a broadcasting station is tough and the competition is fierce -- but when a news anchor and meteorologist start to fall for each other, things get much more complicated.

star 8.44
197 votes
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My Love from Another Star

#20 - My Love from Another Star

Do Min-joon is an alien who landed on Earth 400 years ago during the Joseon Dynasty period. Min-joon possesses a near perfect appearance and enhanced physical abilities involving his vision, hearing and speed. He also holds a cynical view to human beings, but falls in love with actress Cheon Song-yi.

star 8.44
1,147 votes
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Pinocchio

#21 - Pinocchio

Amidst a sea of young news reporters competing for the next scoop, Choi In-ha finds herself in a tricky position, as she cannot tell a lie without a dead giveaway: breaking into a violent hiccup. Meanwhile, first-year reporter Choi Dal-po proves his remarkable memory and communication skills by downplaying his good looks with a dumpy veneer of bad hair and clothing. But in a world where hard facts rule, how far can you get by lying?

star 8.42
747 votes
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The Master's Sun

#22 - The Master's Sun

The story revolves around a woman who can see ghosts and a man who tries to protect her, and is described as a drama with horror and romantic elements infused together. So Ji-sub plays the miserly, greedy, and conceited CEO Joo Joong-won, who measures all human relationships through money. Gong Hyo-jin will play the melancholy and tearful assistant Tae Gong-shil, who is able to see ghosts after an accident and thus suffers from insomnia. She lives a very reclusive and closed-off life due to her ability. The story is being touted as “soul healing” drama that brings together very different types of people: one who can see and hear things that no one else in the world can and another who only hears and see things he wants too. As Joo Joong-won starts to believe in Tae Gong-shil’s claim of being able to see ghosts, these two people will grow together in faith and in character.

star 8.41
436 votes
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Mask

#23 - Mask

Desperate to distance herself from her father's crippling debt, Byun Ji Sook begins to pose as Seo Eun Ha, a wealthy socialite with an eerie resemblance to Ji Sook. While playing her new role, she has a chance meeting with Min Woo, a cynical CEO desperate to escape his privileged world. Invigorated by her atypical "rich girl" personality, Min Woo quickly falls for "Eun Ha," but how long can Ji Sook keep up the charades before Min Woo discovers she's an impostor?

star 8.40
137 votes
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Oh! My Lady

#24 - Oh! My Lady

A spunky 35-year-old housewife, Yoon Gae Hwa, takes on the job of manager to prickly top star Sung Min Woo in order to earn enough money to regain custody of her child from her ex-husband. Romantic hijinks and hilarity ensues when they find themselves in an awkward living situation as Min Woo pays Gae Hwa to take care of his daughter, Ye Eun.

star 8.36
138 votes
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I Hear Your Voice

#25 - I Hear Your Voice

Jang Hye-sung (Lee Bo-young) is a bold, sassy, thick-faced, comical female lawyer. She is a prickly edge, sharp tongue who doesn’t have a bit of concept or manners and finds it hard to be enthusiastic about what she does. Cha Kwan-woo (Yoon Sang-hyun) is a serious, passionate and macho former police officer who becomes a government lawyer. Meanwhile, Park Soo-ha (Lee Jong-suk) is a 19 year old boy who has the superpower to hear people’s thoughts. Together they will team up to solve the cases no one else wants, cases that only have a one percent chance of being found innocent.

star 8.36
434 votes
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Hymn of Death

#26 - Hymn of Death

With background stories on Yun SimDeok and Kim WooJin’s musical works in the 1920’s, the drama will tell the love story of Korea’s first soprano Yun SimDeok and genius playwright Kim WooJin.

star 8.36
76 votes
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Lie to Me (2011)

#27 - Lie to Me (2011)

Gong Ah-jung, a level 5 Ministry of Culture official, gets entangled in a web of lies when she mistakenly lies that she's married to Hyun Ki-joon, a hotel manager from an affluent family. Their relationship is further complicated when Ki-joon's ex-fiancée and a close friend of his brother's, Oh Yoon-joo, reappears in his life.

star 8.33
322 votes
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A Gentleman's Dignity

#28 - A Gentleman's Dignity

A drama about the careers and love lives of urban professionals. It will tell the story of four men in their forties as they go through love, breakup, success and failure. Kim Do-jin, an architect with a scathing tongue have romantic relationship with strict high school teacher Seo Yi-soo, who moonlights as an umpire at amateur baseball games. Im Tae-san is dating a cold-hearted woman but wonders if there is someone else out there for him. Choi Yoon tries to heal his heart after losing his wife seven years ago. Lee Jung-rok marries an older woman for money but may lose his comfortable lifestyle in a divorce.

star 8.31
252 votes
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Doctors (2016)

#29 - Doctors (2016)

Yoo Hye-jung was a tough bully in school with a prickly personality and always goes wayward. She had many scars from her childhood and through self-preservation, Hye-jung keeps her heart shut away from other people. However, she changes after meeting her mentor Hong Ji-hong who plays a key role in transforming her life from a helpless gangster to a compassionate doctor.

star 8.30
389 votes
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Hyde, Jekyll, and I

#30 - Hyde, Jekyll, and I

Koo Seo Jin reaches an all-time low when he uses his power as a theme park director to decommission Wonderland's popular circus. Refusing to give into the demands of her frosty boss, ringleader Jang Ha Na puts up a fight, but is thrown off guard when Seo Jin's secret persona reveals itself with genuine kindness. In the battle to save her circus, Ha Na realizes she must tease out Seo Jin's brighter side with magic, wonder and love, but who's listening — Jekyll or Hyde?

star 8.30
171 votes
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Yong Pal

#31 - Yong Pal

Kim Tae-hyun is a promising young surgeon, but his finances take a dive when his sister's health condition requires costly dialysis treatments. When Tae-hyun subsequently falls into a vicious cycle of debt, he assumes the alias of "Yong Pal" and begins making house calls for criminals who are willing to pay top dollar. Complicating things further, Tae-hyun gets involved with Han Yeo-jin, a comatose patient at the hospital.

star 8.26
137 votes
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My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho

#32 - My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho

Cha Dae-woong is a spoiled brat with plans to become a successful action star. One day, on the run from his rich grandfather's latest fit of rage towards him, he accidentally frees a nine-tailed fox (gumiho) who has been imprisoned in a painting for 500 years. Frightened at first, he runs away to the woods and ends up getting seriously injured. Feeling indebted to him, gumiho gives him her " fox orb " a powerful part of her life force, to heal him. When he wakes up, the two form an awkward partnership, as Dae-woong begins to rely on the power of the orb to shoot his action sequences, while also giving in to Mi-ho's request to teach her how to act human. Though Dae-woong is initially acting out of fear, things start to change as he gradually begins to fall for her. However, Mi-ho will be faced with a terrible choice as her time in human form runs out in this heart-wrenching comedy.

star 8.25
378 votes
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Vagabond (2019)

#33 - Vagabond (2019)

A mysterious plane crash kills over 200 civilians, including Cha Dal-gun’s (Lee Seung-gi) nephew. Determined to find out the truth behind the accident, Cha Dal-gun embarks on an investigation that leads him to a tangled web of corruption. His life intertwines with Go Hae-ri (Bae Suzy), a covert operative for the National Intelligence Service.

star 8.23
309 votes
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49 Days

#34 - 49 Days

A young woman named Ji-hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to be married with her fiancé, but her perfect life is shattered in a car accident that left her in a coma. She is given a second chance at life by a reaper, but it comes with a condition: she has to find three people outside of her family who would cry genuine tears for her. In order to do this, she borrows the body of Yi-kyung, a part-time employee at a convenience store.

star 8.19
299 votes
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The King: Eternal Monarch

#35 - The King: Eternal Monarch

A modern-day Korean emperor passes through a mysterious portal and into a parallel world, where he encounters a feisty police detective.

star 8.18
362 votes
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Hyena (2020)

#36 - Hyena (2020)

'Hyena' deals with very competitive, private lawyers who only work for the richest 1% of society. Lawyer Jung Geum Ja crosses the boundaries of law and lawlessness, justice and injustice, ethics and corruption, She is a true hyena that chases after success and money no matter what it takes. Armed with the strongest survival instincts, she endures through it all. Yoon Hee Jae is a successful, elite lawyer. Confident in his abilities, he possesses a brilliant mind that is wrapped around his ego. Using his skills to support the highest in the land, he’s an expert at maneuvering the law to cater to their needs.

star 8.16
45 votes
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Suspicious Partner

#37 - Suspicious Partner

Noh Ji Wook is a prosecutor who ends up switching professions to a private attorney. He harbors a trauma stemming from an event in his childhood involving his parents and his first love. Eun Bong Hee, a Taekwondo athlete in her youth, is a prosecutor trainee who has become a murder suspect. Eun Bong Hee and Noh Ji Wook both find themselves being the focus of a killer.

star 8.13
401 votes
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That Winter, the Wind Blows

#38 - That Winter, the Wind Blows

Oh Young is a blind heiress to a large corporation who lost her parents in a tragic accident along with her sight. Meanwhile, Oh Soo is a gambler and playboy who lives in a meaningless life after being abandoned by his parents at an early age as well as his first love. In order to repay the enormous amount of debt, Oh Soo approach Oh Young for money purpose but ends up falling in love with her…

star 8.13
164 votes
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Faith

#39 - Faith

Lee Min-ho stars in a thrilling fantasy epic, as an elite warrior in 1300's Korea who travels to the 21st century to find a doctor capable of healing the Queen. In a comic twist, his search for a doctor with godlike abilities leads him to a popular plastic surgeon, played by Kim Hee-sun. When she refuses to believe his outlandish story, he kidnaps her, dragging her back into the past to save the Queen. Will this stoic warrior give up his code of honor and choose love over war, and will this career woman ever consider a life less modern? Only time will tell, quite literally.

star 8.06
338 votes
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Come Back, Mister

#40 - Come Back, Mister

A man is worked to death, but he comes back to the living world in the attractive body of another man for a limited amount of time.

star 8.04
112 votes
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The Legend of the Blue Sea

#41 - The Legend of the Blue Sea

The drama is a fantasy romance, taking its motif from the mermaid/merman story in Korea’s first historical (romance) storybook. In the Joseon-era storybook, it is recorded that real-life figure Kim Dam Nyeong returned mermaids/mermen that were caught fisherman back to the sea.

star 8.01
604 votes
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Rooftop Prince

#42 - Rooftop Prince

A prince from the Joseon era, Lee Gak, is catapulted 300 years forward into the future in Seoul 2012 with his entourage, which includes Song Man-bo, Do Chi-san and Woo Young-sul, when he tries to investigate the suspicious circumstances which surround the death of the girl he loved. In the present, he finds a girl who looks exactly like his beloved crown princess...

star 8.01
291 votes
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Stairway to Heaven

#43 - Stairway to Heaven

Jung-suh and Song-joo grew up together. They were always there for each other. Tragedy begins when Song Joo begins his studies overseas without Jung-suh. Jung-suh's father remarries Tae Mira. Mira takes in her two children from a previous marriage, Tae-hwa and Yuri. Yuri is envious of the life that Jung-suh leads and is determined to take everything away from her, including Song-joo. Tae-hwa begins to develop feelings for his stepsister, however Jung-suh still loves Song-joo. Five years later, tragedy occurs when Jung-suh gets into a car accident causing her to lose her memory. Together with Tae-hwa, they start anew. Song-joo is led to believe that she is dead. However, when they meet again one day, he is determined to remind her of the love they had for one another. When fate finally seemed to be on their side, Jung-suh is diagnosed with eye cancer.

star 7.98
571 votes
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My Strange Hero

#44 - My Strange Hero

When Kang Bok-Soo was a high school student, he was falsely accused of committing violence and kicked out of school. This was caused by his first love Son Soo-Jung and a male student Oh Se-Ho. Kang Bok-Soo is a now an adult, but his life has not gone smoothly. To get revenge on Son Soo-Jung and Oh Se-Ho, he returns to the same high school as a student. The environment at the school has changed and Kang Bok-Soo gets involved in unexpected cases.

star 7.98
80 votes
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Beautiful Gong Shim

#45 - Beautiful Gong Shim

Though Gong Shim has a heart of gold, she's resigned to living under the shadow of her sister Gong Mi, who inherited both beauty and brains. Meanwhile, two half-brothers—Ahn Dan-tae, a class-warrior, and Suk Joon-soo, a chaebol heir—couldn't have any less in common besides their mutual interests in Gong Shim.

star 7.96
150 votes
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Stars Falling From the Sky

#46 - Stars Falling From the Sky

The drama draws a love story between two co-workers at an insurance company, with Kim Ji Hoon playing the company’s whip-smart lawyer. Because he carries the hurt of having been abandoned by his birth mother, he doesn’t easily open his heart to others. Jin Pal Kang (Choi Jung Won) is a 25-year-old employee of the company who becomes responsible for her five younger adopted siblings after her parents meet with sudden deaths.

star 7.89
35 votes
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You Are All Surrounded

#47 - You Are All Surrounded

This drama tells the story about a 20+ year old rookie detective, Eun Dae-gu at a police station in Gangnam. Meanwhile, Seo Pan-seok is the team leader of the violent crimes unit. Eo Soo-sun is the sole female in the new class of officers.

star 7.86
186 votes
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Thirty But Seventeen

#48 - Thirty But Seventeen

Gong Woo-Jin is a 30-year-old single man and he works as a set designer. Due to a trauma he experienced 13 years ago, he does not want to have a relationship with others. When Woo Seo-Ri was 17, she fell into a coma. 13 years later, she wakes up from her coma. Her mental age is still that of a 17-year-old, but she is now 30-years-old. Gong Woo-Jin and Woo Seo-Ri get involved with each other and fall in love.

star 7.86
142 votes
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Shining Inheritance

#49 - Shining Inheritance

Go Eun-sung's life is similar to Cinderella's. After her father died, her step-mother, Baek Sung-hee, took away all of her assets and her younger brother, Eun-woo, suddenly disappears without a trace. Despite this, Eun-sung preservers and works really hard to fulfill her dreams. When the CEO of a food company, Jang Sook-ja, suffers amnesia and can't remember who she is Eun-sung takes her in. However, Eun-sung does not know that she is the grandmother of Sun Woo-hwan, the man who she switched bags with at the airport. How will their constant bickering lead them to realize that they care more about each other than they let on?

star 7.85
222 votes
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The Girl Who Can See Smells

#50 - The Girl Who Can See Smells

Three years ago, a man lost his younger sister in a murder case. Since then he has lost his senses, not feeling pain, tasting food or smelling anything. A girl miraculously survived the "Bar code" murder case. Since then, she has lost her memory, but also has gained the ability to see smells.

star 7.83
242 votes
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