The BEST Episodes of Brilliant Legacy

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 5, 2021

Network: SBS (KR)

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?

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Episode 4

#1 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 3, 2009

As Eun Sung tells the old lady that she has to leave to look for her brother, the old lady clings on to her. Eun Sung recalls her asking for forgiveness as she is an old lady without any family and has to make a living by herself. Eun Sung takes the old lady in. Meanwhile, back at home, Hwan is demanding to be flown back to the States and goes to the airport himself.

star 8.05
60 votes
Episode 3

#2 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 2, 2009

Eun Sung receives a shocking call that her brother Eun Woo has disappeared. Eun Sung dashes to the house and searches the neighborhood and other places Eun Woo might be in. Meanwhile, Eun Sung's mother drives Eun Woo far away from Seoul, and drops him off. She makes him promise not to ever call his sister or he'll never be able to see her again

star 7.10
31 votes
Episode 5

#3 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 9, 2009

Eun Sung arrives at the house of the old lady. The old lady offers Eun Sung breakfast and Eun Sung questions her why her family doesn't know about her accident and why with all the wealth, she went to the market, but the old lady tells her that it's a secret. Over breakfast, the old lady proposes for her and Eun Sung to live together.

star 7.10
31 votes
Episode 7

#4 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 16, 2009

Chairman Jang declares to her family that she will stop her financial support for them. On top of that, she announces that she will leave all her possessions to Go Eun Sung. The family is in shock. They can't believe she will leave all her inheritance to a girl she has only met. Chairman Jang apologizes to have raised them to become so helpless and live a meaningless life.

star 7.10
31 votes
Episode 1

#5 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 25, 2009

Go Eun Sung returns from her studies abroad as she is called upon by her father. Sun-Woo Hwan who was summoned by her grandmother for getting into trouble is also aboard on the same flight. As Woo Hwan gets up and reaches for his bag, he unknowingly takes the wrong bag. Eun Sung, who had just awoke hurries and grabs the bag that looks like hers but actually belongs to Woo Hwan.

star 7.06
33 votes
Episode 12

#6 - Episode 12

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 31, 2009

Eun Sung is still grieving over Eun Woo's second disappearance and confronts Sung Hee and Hwan. Young Suk stumbles upon Eun Woo and dubs him the autistic piano boy.

star 7.03
30 votes
Episode 15

#7 - Episode 15

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 13, 2009

Hwan finds a family picture with both Eun Sung and Seung Mi in it. While Jun Se starts developing deeper feelings for Eun Sung, Hwan meets Eun Woo for the first time.

star 7.03
30 votes
Episode 19

#8 - Episode 19

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Jun 27, 2009

Eun Sung discovers that Sung Hee took all of the insurance money that was left to her and Eun Woo. Sung Hee reveals to Young Ran Eun Sung's identity in an attempt to kick her out of Hwan's house.

star 7.03
30 votes
Episode 27

#9 - Episode 27

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired Jul 25, 2009

Right as Eun Sung is about to board the plane, she is accidentally reunited with Pyung Joong. Together with Hwan and Jun Se, they figure out Sung Hee's plot and find Eun Woo.

star 7.03
30 votes
Episode 2

#10 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 26, 2009

Eun Sung can't believe that her father is dead. She keeps telling her mother that it might not be him until her mother shows her the ID card and ring that belonged to her father. Meanwhile, Woo Hwan who has been waiting for Eun Sung to arrive gets caught by his grandmother. He is dragged to the house where her grandmother declares that he should quit his studies abroad and come back home.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 6

#11 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 10, 2009

Go Pyung Joon appears in front of Baek Sung Hee. Baek Sung Hee who firmly believed that he was dead, is both frightened and shocked. Eun Sung and Hye Ri discuss about Eun Sung's previous encounter with her stepmother. Hye Ri is dissatisfied that Eun Sung's stepmother asked Eun Sung to keep it a secret that they are a family. Hye Ri suspects that there is something behind all this.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 8

#12 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 17, 2009

Eun Sung warns Hwan that she won't be lending him any more money. Hwan, believing that she is scolding him because she knows that she will inherit Chairman Jang's possessions advises her not to fool around because she won't be receiving the inheritance in the end. Eun Sung is taken aback by Hwan's words.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 9

#13 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 23, 2009

Eun Sung talks to her stepmother about Chairman Jang's help in searching for her brother. She tells her stepmother that she believes Eun Woo is not in Seoul anymore but down in the countryside. Her stepmother advises her to refuse the Chairman's aids or else she would be in an uncomfortable situation later on. However Eun Sung states that she can go through anything to find Eun Woo.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 10

#14 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 24, 2009

Since Eun Sung's friend Hye Ri invites her to dinner, Sook Ja dolls her up for the special occasion.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 11

#15 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 30, 2009

Eun Sung is transferred to the company factory while Sung Hee and Seung Mi tell Pyung Joong that Eun Sung and Eun Woo are in America.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 13

#16 - Episode 13

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 6, 2009

Sook Ja surprises everyone with her new will that says only Eun Sung will inherit the company and her wealth. Her family and employees lash out angrily in response.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 14

#17 - Episode 14

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 7, 2009

Hwan sets out to prove his grandmother wrong by working in another of his grandmother's restaurants. With Young Ran and Jung staying over in protest to Sook Ja's will, Sung Hee tries to hide any trace of being related to Eun Sung and Eun Woo.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 18

#18 - Episode 18

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jun 21, 2009

After catching a glimpse of Eun Sung, Pyung Joong resumes his search for his children. Eun Sung and Hwan continue to try and raise the sales of the restaurant.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 20

#19 - Episode 20

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jun 28, 2009

Sook Ja kicks Eun Sung out of her house under the impression that Eun Sung is a fraud, so Eun Sung tries to find a way to prove her innocence.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 22

#20 - Episode 22

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Jul 5, 2009

Seung Mi must deal with the fact that Hwan has feelings for Eun Sung. Hwan's outlook towards his work changes when he makes a fateful delivery to a customer.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 23

#21 - Episode 23

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Jul 11, 2009

With Sook Ja in the hospital, Eun Sung is prohibited from visiting. She only has the support of Hwan and Jun Se as she grieves over Sook Ja's condition.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 24

#22 - Episode 24

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Jul 12, 2009

Hwan confronts Seung Mi about the lies she's told him regarding Eun Sung. Because of her weak condition, plans are made to dismiss Sook Ja as president of the company.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 25

#23 - Episode 25

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Jul 18, 2009

With Hwan and Eun Sung's efforts, Sook Ja remains the president of the company. While the employees are ecstatic, Jun Se's father and Sung Hee are not.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 26

#24 - Episode 26

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Jul 19, 2009

Seung Mi discovers what Sung Hee did to Eun Woo. Sung Hee forces Eun Sung to leave the country in order to see her brother Eun Woo again.

star 7.00
30 votes
Episode 16

#25 - Episode 16

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 14, 2009

Drama ensues because Jun Se doesn't like Jung back. While Hwan and Eun Sung work hard at promoting the 30th anniversary of the restaurant, Hwan starts to like Eun Sung.

star 6.97
30 votes