The BEST Episodes of 49 Days

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 8, 2020

Network: SBS (KR)

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.

Episode Eighteen

#1 - Episode Eighteen

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired May 12, 2011

Kang and Ji Hyun deliver the seal to her mother and attempt to tell her father about Min Ho. Yi Kyung also receives gifts from Ji Hyun.

star 7.97
60 votes
Episode One

#2 - Episode One

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 16, 2011

Shin Ji Hyun prepares for her wedding to Kang Min Ho, but an unfortunate accident causes her to end up brain-dead in a coma.

star 7.75
88 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Seven

#3 - Episode Seven

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 6, 2011

Ji Hyun becomes Min Ho's housemaid using Yi Kyung's body, but her activities lead to negative consequences for the real Yi Kyung.

star 7.50
34 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Eleven

#4 - Episode Eleven

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 20, 2011

Ji Hyun goes on a search to thank the person who cried for her, while Kang searches for the truth about Ji Hyun/Yi Kyung.

star 7.46
35 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Six

#5 - Episode Six

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 31, 2011

Han Kang continually butts heads with Yi Kyung, who continually reminds him of Ji Hyun, in an attempt to cover his feelings.

star 7.45
33 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Five

#6 - Episode Five

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 30, 2011

Depressed about her reality, the Scheduler takes Ji Hyun shopping to cheer her up. Meanwhile, Min Ho can't shake off a growing attraction towards Yi Kyung.

star 7.38
34 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Twelve

#7 - Episode Twelve

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 21, 2011

Ji Hyun starts to lose control of Yi Kyung during the day, which leaves Yi Kyung confused. Yi Kyung takes a stroll on memory lane.

star 7.34
32 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Three

#8 - Episode Three

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 23, 2011

Ji Hyun discovers Min Ho and In Jung's affair behind her back, and their schemes against her father's company.

star 7.33
33 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Four

#9 - Episode Four

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 24, 2011

Desperate to thwart Min Ho and In Jung, Ji Hyun races to find her seal. She learns of her best friend and fiance's long history together.

star 7.33
33 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Eight

#10 - Episode Eight

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 7, 2011

Yi Kyung's presence at Min Ho's home unsettles In Jung. Meanwhile, Han Kang can't forget Yi Kyung despite firing her.

star 7.33
33 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Nineteen

#11 - Episode Nineteen

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired May 18, 2011

Ji Hyun receives her third tear which allows her to wake up from her coma.

star 7.33
33 votes
Episode Ten

#12 - Episode Ten

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 14, 2011

Her 49 days almost halfway over, Ji Hyun faces the very possible reality that no one around her truly loves her.

star 7.28
32 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Two

#13 - Episode Two

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 17, 2011

Ji Hyun relishes her new body when she possesses Song Yi Kyung. She applies for a job at Han Kang's restaurant.

star 7.28
61 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Nine

#14 - Episode Nine

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 13, 2011

Ji Hyun's father's brain tumor worsens, prompting him to write up a new will leaving the company to Min Ho.

star 7.27
33 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Thirteen

#15 - Episode Thirteen

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 27, 2011

Worried that Kang is onto her secret, Ji Hyun is more determined to take care of the Min Ho situation before her 49 days.

star 7.25
32 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Sixteen

#16 - Episode Sixteen

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired May 5, 2011

Yi Soo recounts his heartbreaking his past with Yi Kyung. Kang and Min Ho fight over Ji Hyun while Seo Woo confronts In Jung with the truth.

star 7.17
60 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Fourteen

#17 - Episode Fourteen

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 28, 2011

Ji Hyun learns about the Scheduler's past and confronts him about it, which causes him to put things in perspective.

star 7.15
59 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung
Episode Seventeen

#18 - Episode Seventeen

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired May 11, 2011

Both Kang and Ji Hyun race to stop Yi Kyung from running away. Min Ho tries to exorcise Ji Hyun's spirit.

star 7.15
60 votes
Episode Twenty

#19 - Episode Twenty

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired May 19, 2011

Ji Hyun is able to recall her adventure during the past 49 days and receives a visit from Yi Soo, but why?

star 7.03
61 votes
Episode Fifteen

#20 - Episode Fifteen

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired May 4, 2011

Yi Kyung recounts her backstory for Dr. Noh, but they are not alone. Kang takes Ji Hyun to visit her father in the hospital.

star 7.00
59 votes
Directors: Jo Young-kwang
Writers: So Hyun Kyung