The BEST episodes of Big Issue

Every episode of Big Issue ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Big Issue!

Due to a photograph, Han Seok-Joo loses everything, including his job as a photographer for a top newspaper and his family. Ji Soo-Hyun is the notorious chief editor of a paparazzi group. She hires the man to become a paparazzi photographer.

Last Updated: 12/31/2022Network:SBS (KR)
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Plan B
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#1 - Plan B

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 4/25/2019

The police cut out the power to the office, but it doesn't stop Cho Hyung Joon from getting what he needs before anyone can get to him. When he attempts to escape through a secret passage, Seok Joo is waiting from him at the exit. Meanwhile, the prosecution takes Soo Hyun into custody for the second time.

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Seok Joo Survives
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#2 - Seok Joo Survives

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/7/2019

With the photos desperately needed by Soo Hyun, Seok Joo is taken to a nearby hospital by locals who discovered him half dead. He gets treated, and while still unconscious, the doctor finds Soo Hyun's business card and calls her office. Meanwhile, a man appears at Sunday Syndicate pretending to be Soo Hyun's close friend.

Threats
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#3 - Threats

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/18/2019

Things get tense between Soo Hyun and Hyung Joon, both threatening one another, testing each other's loyalty. However, for Sunday Syndicate, the show must go on, and with Seo Young Mi as the temporary chief editor, they go after Jang Soo Young, the leader of an idol group Macaron who has an unusual hobby of taking upskirt photos of female singers. But when the team tries to get close, they end up being the ones getting their picture taken.

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Sunday Syndicate and Nara News
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#4 - Sunday Syndicate and Nara News

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 5/1/2019

The CEO of Nara News, Na Seok Hoon, apologizes to Seok Joo for what he had done to him. Soo Hyun goes to see Chae Rin and tries to get her to tell her who the person she was afraid of, but Chae Rin tells her to be careful. Meanwhile, Seok Joo agrees to help Seok Hoon with an immensely big scoop.

Han Seok Joo Becomes the CEO of Sunday Syndicate
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#5 - Han Seok Joo Becomes the CEO of Sunday Syndicate

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired 5/1/2019

Seok Joo gets offered to be the CEO of Sunday Syndicate, and in return, is to delete incriminating photographs as directed. He agrees only after getting his conditions met. As the new CEO and with his name cleared, he starts to dig into the day that destroyed his life.

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The Raid
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#6 - The Raid

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 4/25/2019

The White Haired Witch's latest broadcast triggers the prosecution and the police to raid Sunday Syndicate for their life-giving photos. But, inadvertently, it also reveals Soo Hyun as the partner in crime in destroying the company. Meanwhile, CEO Cho Hyung Joon prepares for the worst and figures out a way to save what makes him who he is today.

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Old Acquaintances
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#7 - Old Acquaintances

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 4/24/2019

The police commissioner agrees to help Hyun Joon track down the White Haired Witch but is outwit by Soo Hyun. And with the second broadcast of her mini-series in destroying Sunday Syndicate, the White Haired Witch reveals more than enough to stir up a dilemma. The prosecution gets anxious and issues a search warrant, and Soo Hyun deals with Oh Chae Rin, the actress who was involved in Dr. Kim Hyung Se's scandal, at her house.

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The White Haired Witch
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#8 - The White Haired Witch

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 4/24/2019

With the help of Soo Hyun, the White Haired Witch streams live to the world what she knows about Sunday Syndicate, putting CEO Cho Hyung Joon in high waters. For him, finding and keeping her mouth shut is priority number one, and he resorts to every resource he has to do so. Meanwhile, Se Eun's condition worsens and gets expedited for surgery.

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Prosecutor Nam’s Resolve
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#9 - Prosecutor Nam’s Resolve

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/28/2019

Myung Ja and Hye Jung go to Heung Soon's club to steal her ledger but miss the chance. Hyung Joon's plan to stop Soo Hyun from publishing the story works, but it doesn't stop Prosecutor Nam from cleaning up his mess, putting Seo Hee in greater danger. Meanwhile, a story erupts about an investigation of a conglomerate's fraudulent accounting.

No Turning Back
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#10 - No Turning Back

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/28/2019

When Kim Heung Soon, the CEO of Arong, shows up at Sunday Syndicate to buy the pictures of Prosecutor Nam Jin Suk with Choi Seo Hee, Soo Hyun warns her to stay clear because nothing will stop her from going public. Even Hyung Joon tries to persuade her to hold off on the story but fails. Meanwhile, Seok Joo nurses Seo Hee back to health at the company house.

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A Cruel, Heartless Paparazzo
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#11 - A Cruel, Heartless Paparazzo

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/21/2019

Failing to get what she needed from the hospital stakeout, Soo Hyun lures Eun Ho out of the hospital using his longtime girlfriend, Hae Joo, as bait. When Eun Ho meets Hae Joo in secret, they make a getaway from a couple of fangirls and get into a severe accident. At the scene, Seok Joo thinks twice but ends up holding up his end of the deal and takes the photos he needs to save Se Eun.

Stakeout at the Hospital
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#12 - Stakeout at the Hospital

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/21/2019

Eun Ho discloses at a press conference that he's battling an illness and will be taking a leave for the time being. Going by what she had seen in her secret diary, Soo Hyun presses the team to get a video of him walking to prove he's faking it. However, when the time comes, things go south for Sunday Syndicate's exclusive team, and the scoop becomes questionable.

Seok Joo Discovers a Conspiracy
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#13 - Seok Joo Discovers a Conspiracy

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/20/2019

While trying to get a shot of Eun Ho, the injured actor, Seok Joo discovers someone else at the scene taking the shots. He returns to Sunday Syndicate and tells Soo Hyun and Hye Jung, his handler, that the whole thing is a conspiracy. Upon hearing his accounts, Soo Hyun checks the secret diary given to her by Kim Hyung Se, the doctor who committed suicide.

Seok Joo Accepts Soo Hyun’s Offer
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#14 - Seok Joo Accepts Soo Hyun’s Offer

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/20/2019

The picture of Jang Joo Hyun doesn't get Seok Joo the heart promised to save Se Eun's life but lands him a full-time job as a paparazzo with the Sunday Syndicate. Although betrayed or misinformed, Seok Joo accepts Soo Hyun's condition to save Se Eun's life. Meanwhile, a popular actor injures himself at a shoot becoming Seok Joo's first mission.

Seok Joo’s New Mission
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#15 - Seok Joo’s New Mission

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/14/2019

Seok Joo returns to the long-term care facility after hearing from Soo Hyun that he can save his daughter's life. To up her game, Soo Hyun posts a missing person poster for Jang Joo Hyun, the rookie actress who is trapped in Hangang's chairman's grasp, and then increases the cash reward when Hangang's chief of security, Kim Do Hwan, threatens her to take it down. Meanwhile, Seok Joo determines to break free from alcoholism and conditions his body.

Seok Joo Meets His Daughter
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#16 - Seok Joo Meets His Daughter

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/13/2019

Seok Joo finds Se Eun at the hospital wandering around by herself and gets a chance to talk to her. She suddenly has a seizure and almost loses her life. Crushed and utterly devastated to what he just saw, Seok Joo leaves the hospital. But as he nears the exit, his ex-wife, Min Jung, stops him.

Soo Hyun Digs into Seok Joo’s Past
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#17 - Soo Hyun Digs into Seok Joo’s Past

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/13/2019

Seeing his talent, Soo Hyun proposes to work together, but Seok Joo declines and walks out. With his daughter's address in his hand, he cleans himself up and buys a bunch of gifts. Meanwhile, Soo Hyun allows a Nara News photographer in her exclusive interview with Jean Paul Lafelt, a renowned fashion designer, in hopes of getting information on Seok Joo in return.

Seok Joo Makes a Deal with Both Sides
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#18 - Seok Joo Makes a Deal with Both Sides

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/7/2019

Having obtained Seok Joo's whereabouts, Mr. Kang from Gong Agency sends his men to get the incriminating photographs of his idol stars gambling. However, Seok Joo sees them coming and tries to get away. Meanwhile, knowing that Mr. Kang's men were on to Seok Joo, Soo Hyun reports Seok Joo as a law-breaking paparazzo to the police.

Seok Joo’s Worthiness
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#19 - Seok Joo’s Worthiness

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/27/2019

Since joining Sunday Syndicate as a photographer, Seok Joo shows the team what he's capable of, going to the extreme and delivering what Soo Hyun wants. The team celebrates on his behalf while he goes to the hospital to see from a distance his recovering daughter. Meanwhile, Team Manager Seo Young Mi picks up an anonymous call with a tip-off worth investigating.

Soo Hyun Blackmails Hangang
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#20 - Soo Hyun Blackmails Hangang

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/14/2019

Hangang’s chief of security, Kim Do Hwan, tracks down Soo Hyun and asks to see her with a business proposal. Knowing it was just a front, Soo Hyun still fearlessly appears before him and tells him exactly what she knows. She dismisses his threat and blackmails him instead. Meanwhile, Seok Joo escapes from the hospital.

Retirement
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#21 - Retirement

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/18/2019

After realising that Cho Hyung Joon had duped him, Cha Woo Jin is determine to get even by going after the person who is really in charge, Han Seok Joo. Soo Hyun relaxes at her house and considers resigning from her position, leaving Sunday Syndicate in chaos without their chief editor. Later, Hyung Joon visits her to see what she has on her mind.

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The Favor
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#22 - The Favor

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 4/17/2019

Avoiding capture, Seok Joo makes his way to Soo Hyun. But, when he tries to free her and make an escape, she refuses to leave. Instead, she asks him for a favor that will set her free. Meanwhile, Hyung Joon contemplates which side to take.

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Mayor Kim Finds Himself in a Crisis
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#23 - Mayor Kim Finds Himself in a Crisis

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired 5/2/2019

Mayor Kim finds himself in a crisis because of a Sunday's photo. He begs Seok Joo to let him meet Seok Hoon. When Mayor Kim meets Seok Hoon, he implores him to let him off this once. While Seok Hoon is talking with Mayor Kim, Seok Hoon gets a call from Dong Shik. He soon realizes he was set up and gets furious at Seok Joo.

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Sunday Goes After Mayor Kim
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#24 - Sunday Goes After Mayor Kim

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 5/2/2019

Na Seok Hoon fills in Seok Joo with how much power he has in his hands and tells him Mayor Kim is the only one left for him to grasp. When he sends Kim Mi Jin, Mayor Kim's sexual harassment informant, Sunday sets up a plot using her as an actress. Meanwhile, Hyung Joon escapes from the hospital and sends an incriminating photograph to the police commissioner.

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Seok Joo’s Bad Feeling
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#25 - Seok Joo’s Bad Feeling

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/10/2019

Sunday Syndicate gives it one more shot, and this time, they get something big. However, without them knowing, the prosecution is right behind them. While reviewing that night's pictures, Seok Joo finally finds what his uneasy conscience was telling him. Realizing that it's a trap, he races to stop Soo Hyun from meeting Ahn Hyung Joon, the production director.

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