The BEST Episodes of Pinocchio

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 27, 2020

Network: SBS (KR)

Amidst a sea of young news reporters competing for the next scoop, Choi In-ha finds herself in a tricky position, as she cannot tell a lie without a dead giveaway: breaking into a violent hiccup. Meanwhile, first-year reporter Choi Dal-po proves his remarkable memory and communication skills by downplaying his good looks with a dumpy veneer of bad hair and clothing. But in a world where hard facts rule, how far can you get by lying?

Romeo and Juliet

#1 - Romeo and Juliet

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 20, 2014

In Ha and Dal Po decide to become news reporters together, but only one of them might make the cut.

star 8.91
43 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
One Lucky Day

#2 - One Lucky Day

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 4, 2014

Dal Po meets with a crime suspect who turns out to be his brother, whom he hasn't seen in 13 years.

star 8.71
34 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
The Boy Who Cried Wolf

#3 - The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 11, 2014

In Ha deals with the aftermath of figuring out Dal Po's real identity and her mother's involvement in his family's tragedy.

star 8.70
37 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
Peter Pan

#4 - Peter Pan

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 15, 2015

star 8.70
30 votes
The North Wind and the Sun

#5 - The North Wind and the Sun

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 14, 2015

Chairman Park does all she can to dodge persecution, but YGN News refuses to let up. Bum Jo also takes matters into his own hands.

star 8.68
25 votes
The Magic Flute

#6 - The Magic Flute

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 18, 2014

Jae Myung decides to turn himself in, and lets Dal Po get revenge on Anchor Sung in his own way. Out of guilt, Dal Po says goodbye to his former family, and changes his name back to Ki Ha Myung.

star 8.68
31 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
The Frog in the Well

#7 - The Frog in the Well

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 3, 2014

Dal Po is crushed when he realizes that he underestimated his role as a reporter, and potentially hurt someone the way he was hurt as a child.

star 8.67
33 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
The Pied Piper

#8 - The Pied Piper

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 10, 2014

Dal Po's brother, Ki Jae Myung, becomes a national hero after MSC sensationalizes a traffic accident in which he rescues a boy.

star 8.62
37 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
A Midsummer Night's Dream

#9 - A Midsummer Night's Dream

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 17, 2014

Dal Po finally reveals his true identity to Jae Myung, and tries to convince him to turn himself in. In Ha feels helpless when there's nothing she can do for Dal Po.

star 8.62
37 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
The Emperor's New Clothes

#10 - The Emperor's New Clothes

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 7, 2015

As soon as YGN finds evidence to clear Chan Soo's name, the Olympics begin and steal the focus from the factory incident.

star 8.59
29 votes
The Ugly Duckling

#11 - The Ugly Duckling

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 13, 2014

The real reason for Choi Dal Po going on the quiz show is revealed. In Ha continues to support Dal Po despite not knowing why he hates her.

star 8.58
48 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
The Snow Queen

#12 - The Snow Queen

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 19, 2014

Eight years later, In Ha is persistently applying to every broadcasting station in order to follow in her mother's footsteps and become a news reporter.

star 8.55
42 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
Pinocchio

#13 - Pinocchio

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 12, 2014

Notorious class clown Choi Dal Po challenges the number one student in the school on a televised quiz show.

star 8.54
52 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
Hansel and Gretel

#14 - Hansel and Gretel

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 25, 2014

Bum Jo begins to suspect his mother isn't as innocent as she seems. A case very similar to the explosion 13 years ago occurs again, but Dal Po is determined not to have history repeat itself.

star 8.53
30 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
The Red Shoes

#15 - The Red Shoes

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 14, 2015

While investigating Chairman Park's wrongdoings, Dal Po, In Ha, and Sung Cha Ok become targets in an act of terror.

star 8.50
26 votes
Don Quixote

#16 - Don Quixote

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 1, 2015

Despite MSC and Sung Cha Ok shifting the fire's blame onto Chan Soo, In Ha and Dal Po are determined to prove his innocence.

star 8.46
26 votes
The Gift of the Magi

#17 - The Gift of the Magi

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 24, 2014

Dal Po has all the ammunition he needs in order to take out Sung Cha Ok for good, but one hiccup from In Ha may change everything. Dal Po must now choose which kind of a reporter he will become.

star 8.43
30 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
The King Has Donkey Ears

#18 - The King Has Donkey Ears

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 26, 2014

In Ha tries to reassure Dal Po that she isn't jealous of him being accepted to YGN but to no avail as she is unable to tell him the real reason she is hiccuping. Meanwhile, her mother offers her an internship at MSC with a catch.

star 8.41
37 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
Two Years' Vacation

#19 - Two Years' Vacation

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 27, 2014

Dal Po and In Ha go head-to-head for a scoop on the same report.

star 8.39
36 votes
Directors: Jo Soo-Won
Writers: Park Hye-ryun
The Scarlet Letter

#20 - The Scarlet Letter

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 8, 2015

When In Ha and Bum Jo confront their mothers about their involvement in past and present incidents, they must choose whether they report them or live with the guilt.

star 8.32
28 votes