Suspicious Partner

 

Profile
Drama: Suspicious Partner (literal title)
Revised romanization: Soosanghan Pateuneo
Hangul: 수상한 파트너
Director: Park Sun-Ho
Writer: Kwon Ki-Young
Network: SBS
Episodes: 40
Release Date: May 10 – July 13, 2017
Runtime: Wed. & Thu. 22:00 (35 minutes each / 2 episodes per day)
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
Plot
Bong-Hee (Nam Ji-Hyun) is a judicial apprentice at the Judicial Research and Training Institute. One day, on the subway, she mistakes Ji-Wook (Ji Chang-Wook) for a molester. Ji-Wook is a prosecutor and denies being a molester, but Bong-Hee doesn’t believe him. Later, she catches her boyfriend Hee-Joon (Chansung) in a hotel lobby with another woman. Her boyfriend is also a judicial apprentice at the same institute. Bong-Hee is hurt by her boyfriend’s apparent infidelity and tells him that she will sleep with the next man she bumps into.

Bong-Hee indeeds propositions the next man she bumps into. When she looks at the man, Bong-Hee realizes the man is the same man she saw on the subway … Ji-Wook. They decide to have drinks and Bong-Hee later passes out. When she wakes up, Bong-Hee finds herself at Ji-Wook’s place.

3 months later, Bong-Hee is assigned to work in Ji-Wook’s office. She works hard there. During this time, she runs into Hee-Joon and tells him to take his things from her apartment. Later that night, Bong-Hee goes to a nearby convenience store and when she returns to her apartment, she finds Hee-Joon stabbed to death. Bong-Hee is arrested for his murder and Ji-Wook becomes the prosecutor in her murder case. Even through heavy pressure from Hee-Joon’s father (who is the chief of the district prosecutor’s office), Ji-Wook finds evidences to proves Bong-Hee’s innocence and sets her free. Due to this incident, Ji-Wook quits his job as a prosecutor and becomes a lawyer. Bong-Hee attempts to find the person who murdered her ex-boyfriend.

2 years later, Bong-Hee and Ji-Wook meet again, but on opposing sides. Bong-Hee is representing the plaintiff and Ji-Wook is representing the defendant in a court case.

Cast

  • Ji Chang-Wook
  • Nam Ji-Hyun
  • Choi Tae-Joon
  • Nara
    Lee Deok-Hwa
  • Nam Gi-Ae
  • Jang Hyuk-Jin
  • Yoon Bok-In
  • Chansung
  • Kim Ye-Won
  • Heo Joon-Seok
  • Sim Eun-Woo
  • Kim Hong-Fa
  • Dong Ha

Additional Cast Members:

  • Ji Il-Joo – Jeon Sung-Ho
    Lee Shi-A – Lee Na-Eun
    Jo Seung-Yeon – No Young-Seok
    Jin Ju-Hyeong – Ko Chan-Ho
    Park Sung-Geun – man taking off his clothes
    Hong Seok-Cheon – monk (ep.3)
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