The BEST Episodes of Chicago Typewriter

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 18, 2021

Network: tvN

What does it take to maintain your status as a bestselling author? Han Se Ju was a writer in his past life during the 1930s Japanese occupation of Korea. He has been reincarnated and is a bestselling author in modern day. But Se Joo is depressed and has writer’s block that keeps him from completing his next bestseller. Yoo Jin Oh is a talented ghostwriter who can bail Se Joo out of his predicament, but the mysterious man has a condition for his services that Se Joo may not be able to meet. Jeon Seol is a veterinarian and book lover who runs her own delivery service. She becomes an anti-fan of the overrated Se Joo. Can Se Joo produce another bestseller under such difficult circumstances?

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Episode 16

#1 - Episode 16

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 3, 2017

When Su Hyeon learns that Hui Young was captured and killed, she goes her own ways to execute the wrongdoers. She assassinates every betrayer, including Shin Yul. In the present time, Jin Oh finds out how he was killed in his past life and gets shocked. Jin Oh’s body keeps flickering, signaling that it’s almost time for him to leave.

star 9.31
13 votes
Episode 11

#2 - Episode 11

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired May 19, 2017

Seol decides to leave Se Ju because she believes that they are ill-fated. However, Se Ju doesn’t let her go easily. Seol tells Tae Min that she can’t help with his work and Tae Min gets furious. Meanwhile, Se Ju gets invited by Ms. Hong to have dinner at her house. There, Se Ju meets Do Ha and tells him that he gave Tae Min the first draft of “Fate”.

star 8.73
11 votes
Episode 9

#3 - Episode 9

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 12, 2017

Jin Oh gets amazed at how much Seoul has changed and asks Se Ju to go on a tour around the city. They bring Seol along with them. When Jin Oh sees that Seoul has finally gained the independence he longed for, he wishes to live his youth again in 2017. Meanwhile, Do Ha tells Tae Min that Se Ju has the original copy of “Fate”. Do Ha suggests Tae Min to start anew, but Tae Min refuses.

star 8.69
13 votes
Episode 10

#4 - Episode 10

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired May 13, 2017

As Jin Oh and Se Ju continue writing the novel, Se Ju remembers the past more. Seol’s mother comes back and tells Seol not to cross paths with the ill-fated people. She also confesses that she can see the past life as well. Meanwhile, Tae Min visits Se Ju and begs for the first draft of “Fate”.

star 8.67
12 votes
Episode 12

#5 - Episode 12

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired May 20, 2017

Seol and Se Ju decide that they don’t want to play game with the relationship and be honest about their feelings. Se Ju suggests Seol to write the novel with him and Jin Oh. Seol finally gets to meet Jin Oh and remembers other things from the past. Meanwhile, Tae Min meets Sang Mi and asks what she really wants to do with Se Ju.

star 8.64
11 votes
Episode 5

#6 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 21, 2017

Se Ju and Seol are highlighted by the media and public mistaken for having a relationship. Seol keeps on getting phone calls from Se Ju’s fans every day, who threaten her welfare. Still having the writer’s block, Se Ju is unable to write out any good quality episodes for his serial material. In the end, he decides to hold a conference to make an announce about his ghost writer.

star 8.58
12 votes
Episode 13

#7 - Episode 13

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 26, 2017

Seol and Se Ju travel to the past and meet their past selves. After escaping the gunfight that broke out in Kyungsung, Seol and Se Ju find out that there is a secret agent hiding among Joseon Youth Alliance. Meanwhile, Sang Mi continues her plot against Seol, and Se Ju finds out that Sang Mi’s target is Seol, not him.

star 8.55
11 votes
Episode 14

#8 - Episode 14

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired May 27, 2017

Seol’s first morning at Se Ju’s house turns into a fierce competition between Jin Oh and Se Ju. They try their best to win Seol’s heart. Meanwhile, Tae Min makes Sang Mi to lure Seol into her house and makes Seol a hostage. Se Ju runs to rescue Seol, but finds Tae Min waiting for him.

star 8.50
10 votes
Episode 15

#9 - Episode 15

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 2, 2017

Su Hyeon is captured and tortured by Heo Young Min. When Jin Oh finds out that Su Hyeon had been captured, he decides to go and save her. However, Hui Young does not allow him to go. Meanwhile, Tae Min flees from the scene and leaves Se Ju injured. The police break into Jo Sang Mi’s house and finds Seol tied up to a chair.

star 8.50
10 votes
Episode 6

#10 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 22, 2017

Se Ju finally finds out Jin Oh is an actual ghost, and Jin Oh explains that he, Se Ju, and Seol were friends in the past. However, no one believes Se Ju sees Jin Oh, the ghost. Jin Oh tries to persuade Se Ju to finish the novel “Chicago Typewriter” together saying that the novel was actually written by Se Ju 80 years ago.

star 8.46
13 votes
Episode 7

#11 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 29, 2017

Se Jin rejects the idea of continuing with his writing, but gets concerned that it might ruin his career forever. Seol brings Gyun Woo to Tae Min, but Se Jin takes Gyun Woo away. Se Jin finally accepts the idea of writing with Jin Oh under one condition: Se Jin must keep men away from Seol.

star 8.15
13 votes
Episode 8

#12 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 29, 2017

Se Ju is torn between just pretending to like Seol or really having a feeling for her. The dilemma all starts because Jin Oh asks Se Ju to be around her to protect and care for her. Se Ju needs a story to write and Jin Oh wants to get closer to Seol. They end up writing a contract to settle their needs. Se Ju feels awkward because he does not know how to act around Seol and makes her upset by saying the wrong things.

star 8.14
14 votes
Episode 4

#13 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 15, 2017

Se Ju is confused as Jin Oh keeps following him and saying he is Se Ju’s ghost writer. Se Ju finally finds out that Seol has tried to be helpful while they get caught and reported as lovers. Jin Oh finds out that Se Ju was a ghost writer for Tae Min before. Se Ju finds out that there were encounters between Seol and Tae Min. He starts to feel a bit jealous.

star 8.00
11 votes
Episode 1

#14 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 7, 2017

Se Ju is a popular writer who needs nothing but more time to write his novels that are recognized and loved by the public. Jeon Seol, the legendary girl being good at everything, is a big fan of Se Ju and she would give anything to meet with Se Ju. And one day, she is asked to deliver a mysterious box to Se Ju.

star 7.94
18 votes
Episode 3

#15 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 14, 2017

Se Ju is unable to write anything while he’s in his slump. He almost gets himself killed in an accident. At the detrimental moment, Jeon Seol comes to help. She takes Se Ju to her father’s cabin. Se Ju keeps an eye out for any kind of danger and coincidently saves Seol from harm. Se Ju keeps on having weird dreams and Seol always appears in them.

star 7.75
12 votes
Episode 2

#16 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 8, 2017

Jeon Seol subdues the intruder that tries to harm Se Ju. While grabbing the gun, she sees her past life. The police arrive and the stalker gets arrested. Apparently, the intruder is the culprit of another shooting incident. However, he suddenly commits suicide while being locked up in his prison cell. The public goes on a spree with rumors of how Se Ju’s writing is tightly connected with the crimes of the culprit.

star 7.63
16 votes