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The drama series entitled Hong Gil Dong is centered on the life of a young man named Hong Gil. Hong Gil is a young guy whose father is a prime minister. He is however not recognized since he is an illegitimate child of his father. Hong Gil is a clever and intelligent guy who works very hard to achieve his goals. But he is told that he cannot achieve anything because of his illegitimate status.

After being told that, he becomes very indifferent about many things in life. He becomes very troublesome and lazy, not willing to work. Fortunately, he comes across a monk who makes him believe in himself again. The monk rekindles his hopes of being successful again. The monk teaches him variety of martial arts and this empowers him somehow. Gil Dong becomes aware of the level of injustice existing in the world around him. How the poor are segregated by the rich. As a result, he starts stealing from wealthy people and giving it to those in need.

Gil Dong meets Heo Nok. Heo Nok is a young girl who is very simple and innocent. She grew up with her grandfather in China. Heo Nok however does not know that the man she calls grandfather is not her biological relative. Her parents were killed and she was adopted by him. Heo and Gil Dong start a relationship.

Gil Dong and Heo come across Lee Chang who has just come into the country. Lee Chang has an older brother who is the King of Korea. His brother tried to kill him some time in the past. Lee is planning to take his revenge on his brother someday. His dream is to overthrow his brother as King and takeover his position as King of Korea. He becomes friends with Gil Dong and Heo who promise to help him achieve his dream. However he starts developing feelings for Heo.

The three friends struggle with their individual challenges and also try as much as possible to support each other.

Wednesday, Thursday 9:55 PM et/pt on KBS2
1 Season, 24 Episodes - Canceled
January 2, 2008
Korean Drama, Action & Adventure, Comedy, Romance
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Hong Gil Dong Full Episode Guide

  • Chang Whe orders his troops to attack the Hwal Bin Dang, resulting in a final battle.

  • Gil Dong, Chang Whe, and Yi Nok adjust to their new roles after the successful palace takeover.

  • A showdown between the King and Gil Dong occurs within the palace walls as the Hwal Bin Dang attempts to takeover the palace.

  • As the King finds out that the sword might be fake, the Hwal Bin Dang plan to infiltrate the palace again.

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