The BEST Episodes of Into The Ring
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Apr 9, 2021
Network: KBS TV2
A dirt-born character chooses to join politics over getting a job and punishing rogue politicians with an elite official.
#1 - Se Ra’s New Life
Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired Aug 20, 2020
Se Ra moves on from her political days and begins her new life. Years go by and many things have changed. Certain blocks are being called with new names and Woo Young became Mawon-gu’s representative. Se Ra enjoys her new life as a freelancer and promises herself to never do politics. One day, a special party visits her office to ask a special request.
#2 - The New Chief of Mawon-gu
Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Aug 20, 2020
The regional election is back and Cho Maeng Duk runs for office again. People around Se Ra continue to encourage her, but she finds someone else who’d be a perfect fit. She reaches out to Son Eun Sil and promises to help her out for the elections. As the voting day draws near, Gong Myung also find ways to support and finally makes a huge decision.
#3 - Goo Se Ra Declares War Against Chief Won
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 5, 2020
Se Ra and Gong Myung stumble upon the discovery that Chief Won was behind the forgery of the consent form regarding the renaming of Sarang-dong. Accordingly, Se Ra schedules a meeting to confront Chief Won to reveal the truth. Just when the meeting was about to go south, the village leader halfheartedly shows up to confess his secret deal.
#4 - Se Ra Becomes Chairman Cho’s Puppet
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 5, 2020
Se Ra believes that Gong Myung, who was recently replaced by Yong Gyu after a fight with Se Ra, had helped her out in persuading the village leader to confess. But in fact, Chairman Cho is behind the scheme, controlling Se Ra as his puppet. Meanwhile, Chief Won thinks the vote is definitely in her favor until Hee Su decides to reconsider her say in the matter.
#5 - Going Against the Stream (2)
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Aug 6, 2020
Construction workers of the Smart One City site protest demanding a secure safety measure after having their fifth accident. Chief Won avoids them and the protestors end up coming to Se Ra’s office. Listening to their stories but with no one to help, Se Ra and Gong Myung decide to infiltrate into the construction site themselves to find out the root of the cause.
#6 - Gong Myung’s Last Name
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 15, 2020
While helping Se Ra with her ordinance bill at Se Ra’s house, Gong Myung bumps into Chairman Cho, his biological father. Somehow feeling uncomfortable about the situation, Gong Myung leaves the house. Meanwhile, Se Ra successfully records the unacceptable deal regarding the ordinance bill offered by Go Dong Chan and exposes it to the District Assembly.
#7 - Going Against the Stream (1)
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Aug 6, 2020
Se Ra is frustrated at the final result of the name change of Smart One City. Due to Vice Chairman Yoon’s decision, Mawon-gu couldn’t keep the names Mideum, Somang, Sarang by falling short on one vote. Going against the stream of older representatives isn’t easy, and she encounters yet another surprise as Min Jae walks into Chief Won’s office.
#8 - Smart One City Area Six
Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired Aug 13, 2020
Leaving only one victim family’s agreement to the relocation of the Sarang Resort memorial, Se Ra finds out from Ms. Yoon what Cho Maeng Duk is really trying to do. Se Ra and Gong Myung also find out one particular factor that only Area Six of all Smart One City projects has.
#9 - Se Ra’s Forced Resignation
Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Aug 19, 2020
The public calls for a vote to force Se Ra to step down from her representative position. However, Se Ra believes she still has lots to offer both the fellow representatives and the residents of Mawon-gu. On the day of the vote, Se Ra delivers what may be her last speech as a representative.
#10 - The Majority Votes For Se Ra
Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Aug 19, 2020
It was a long shot, but Se Ra wins. While going through Representative Yang’s notes, she discovers a memo regarding a burial. This gives her the upper hand to bring down Cho Maeng Duk, but he strikes back hard, resulting in Mr. Bong’s voluntary resignation. After a series of defeats, Se Ra prepares her very last attempt to do what's right.
#11 - The Urgent Complaint (2)
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 16, 2020
Everyone tells Se Ra that the complaint on flying golf balls is next to impossible to solve and Se Ra finds out who is blocking the complaint to be handled. Gong Myung tells Se Ra that he is not in any relationship with Hee Su while Se Ra starts to realize her real feeling towards him. And Se Ra finally comes up with a solution for the complaint.
#12 - Se Ra’s Boyfriend
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 29, 2020
After accepting the position as a chairman, Se Ra struggles to adapt to new duties and responsibilities while dealing with her schedules. At the groundbreaking ceremony of the Smart One City, Se Ra gets humiliated in front of the crowd when Chief Won intentionally excludes Se Ra from the introduction speech. Realizing how the incident made him upset, Gong Myung decides to confess to Se Ra.
#13 - Chief Won Plays Dumb
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Aug 12, 2020
On a stakeout to reveal the corruption regarding the Smart One City Project, Se Ra and Gong Myung find a memorial of those who were lost in the Sarang Resort fire. Eventually, Se Ra and her gang successfully capture the circumstantial evidence, which verifies the illegal transaction as well as its ties to Chief Won.
#14 - Chief Won Strikes Back
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Aug 12, 2020
When Chief Won sues Se Ra for defamation, Se Ra asks Hee Su for help. Unfortunately, Hee Su turns down Se Ra’s request, and Se Ra looks for leads to completely bring Chief Won down. Meanwhile, Se Ra is questioned for her involvement in a corrupt deal with Mawon Credit Cooperatives. Although she pleads not guilty, the majority votes for her deposition.
#15 - Se Ra Waits for the Result
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 8, 2020
Now that the campaign is over, Se Ra puts herself into hibernation to recover herself from long hours of a continuous campaign. When she wakes up from the sleep, she realizes that the difference in the number of votes isn’t that great. The result shows that the votes were tied, but the opponent requests a recount.
#16 - Sarang-dong
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jul 30, 2020
Se Ra and Gong Myung work on putting a hold on the Smart One City project to keep the name of Sarang-dong and possibly use the funds to support the district’s welfare. However, the rest of the representatives argue the name change being a minuscule matter. Se Ra stands strong, visits the neighborhood and finds out something fishy about the name-change votes.
#17 - Se Ra Speaks Up
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 2, 2020
The construction of a distribution center near an elementary school enrages the citizens of Mawon-gu. Se Ra and her friends seek this as an opportunity to gain votes. She stands in front of the protestors and shares her experience working as a part-timer stenographer, who was against the passing of the construction bill.
#18 - Se Ra Lacks Confidence
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 8, 2020
Knowing that Se Ra once tried to get a job in an unlawful way, people started to turn their backs on Se Ra as a district representative. Although she considers it’s time for her to let go of the election, Candidate Son Eun Sil understands that Se Ra has a higher chance of getting elected. Eventually, Se Ra does everything she can to win over people’s votes.
#19 - Se Ra’s Responsibility
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 9, 2020
Mawon-gu goes under a dire financial crisis and the assembly decide to vote for the motion to issue municipal bonds. The conservative and progressive party try to win Se Ra’s heart by changing their initial attitude toward Se Ra. Se Ra soon realizes that she holds the key to the passing of the bill and ponders on her decision.
#20 - Se Ra Against the Driving Range
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 22, 2020
Se Ra manages to successfully settle the complaint regarding a driving range against Chief Won. With this being the case, Se Ra then continues on to take care of another complaint concerning the employment stability support fund for guards at Jayu-dong Apartment. However, it is under the impression that Se Ra must win over Shim-Jang-Si’s hearts to fulfill the good deed.
#21 - Chairman Goo Se Ra
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 29, 2020
Se Ra becomes the chairman purely because of Maeng Duk’s plans, and it is obvious that this plan of Maeng Duk's is to control Se Ra as he wishes. However, Gong Myung and Se Ra team up to keep the upper hand. Meanwhile, Se Ra is wondering why Gong Myung voluntarily decided to become her secretary.
#22 - Relocating Sarang Resort’s Memorial
Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired Aug 13, 2020
Se Ra is kicked out of the office as chairman, but still wants to commemorate the victim memorial from the Sarang Resort accident. Cho Maeng Duk is touched and convinced to initiate on the relocation of the memorial and signs the agreement papers himself. Meanwhile, Min Jae decides to refuse Cho’s offer to come back and work for him.
#23 - Se Ra’s First Day at Work
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 9, 2020
Se Ra starts her first day at work as the district representative. The day begins with an unpleasant welcoming tour led by her ex-boyfriend, Min Jae. Things get worse as she steps into her first meeting. All of the assemblymen and women ignore her and completely disregard her as a fellow representative. Mustering up her last courage, she requests a welcoming party and waits patiently at the reserved restaurant.
#24 - The Urgent Complaint
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 16, 2020
Se Ra sees Gong Myung getting off Hee Su’s car and gets jealous. Hee Su also sees Se Ra noticing them and provokes her. One day, Se Ra receives an urgent complaint from a resident. It is about golf balls thrown from a nearby golf driving range. Se Ra finds out something dubious about this complaint not being taken care of for a long time and decides to get to the bottom of it.
#25 - Se Ra’s Financial Situation
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 15, 2020
As Chairman Cho suggests the district representatives to defer their monthly salaries until the issues with Mawon-gu’s budget are recovered, Se Ra finds it difficult to pay for her living expenses. Meanwhile, people’s misunderstanding Se Ra’s vote for the motion to issue municipal bonds allows her for a chance to come up with an ordinance bill along with Yoon Hee Su.