The Great Doctor

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season

The Great Doctor is a South Korean historical television drama series that aired on Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) from August to October 2012. The show features an ensemble cast that includes Kim Hee-sun, Yu Oh-seong, Sung Hoon, Lee Joon-ki, Lee Min-ho, Park Se-young, Jong-Moon Kim, Lee Byung Joon, Lee Philip, Ryu Deok-hwan, and Shin Eun-jung.

The show is set during the Goryeo period of Korean history, and follows the story of a young woman named Yoo Eun-soo (Kim Hee-sun), a talented modern-day doctor who is transported back in time to Goryeo by a mysterious vortex. After arriving in Goryeo, Yoo Eun-soo finds herself caught up in a power struggle between the ruling Yuan dynasty of China and the Goryeo kingdom, and becomes the personal physician of King Gongmin (Lee Jin-ki).

As Yoo Eun-soo tries to navigate her way through the unfamiliar world of Goryeo, she finds herself becoming increasingly involved in the politics of the kingdom. She becomes close to King Gongmin and his loyal guard Choi Young (Lee Min-ho), and begins to discover that her medical skills could have a profound effect on the people of Goryeo.

Meanwhile, the ruling Yuan dynasty has its own plans for Goryeo, and sends a group of assassins led by Ki Chul (Yu Oh-seong) to take control of the kingdom. As Ki Chul and his men plot a coup against King Gongmin, Yoo Eun-soo and Choi Young must work together to protect the king and thwart the Yuan dynasty's plans.

The Great Doctor combines elements of romance, drama, and action to create a compelling story that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats. The show features stunning cinematography and elaborate costumes that transport viewers back in time to the Goryeo period. The ensemble cast delivers strong performances, with Kim Hee-sun and Lee Min-ho's chemistry being a particular highlight.

The show also delves into themes of loyalty, power, and destiny, as Yoo Eun-soo and Choi Young navigate their way through the complexities of Goryeo society. The Great Doctor is a must-watch for fans of historical dramas and anyone who enjoys a good love story with a twist.

In conclusion, The Great Doctor is a highly recommended historical drama series that offers a unique and fascinating glimpse into Korean history. The show's strong cast, compelling plot, and breathtaking visuals make it a must-watch for fans of the genre, and its exploration of themes such as loyalty and destiny only add to its appeal.

The Great Doctor is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (24 episodes). The series first aired on August 13, 2012.

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Episode 24
24. Episode 24
October 30, 2012
Eun Soo, who has been suffering from fever all night long, is kidnapped by Ki Chul, and Ki Chul wants to go to the heavens with her.
Episode 23
23. Episode 23
October 29, 2012
Choi Young is unwilling to let go of Eun Soo even for one moment. Eun Soo hasn't given hope on the antidote and examines Choi Young's hand.
Episode 22
22. Episode 22
October 23, 2012
Gong Min brings an attack against all those in favor of Won. Choi Young wants to keep Eun Soo by his side and gets more and more nervous.
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
October 22, 2012
Eun Soo is a member of Woo Dal Chi and accompanies Choi Young. Ki Chul is furious about the betrayal and plans to attack the palace with Duk Heung.
Episode 20
20. Episode 20
October 16, 2012
No Guk's kidnapping turns the palace upside down, and Gong Min starts to waiver. Choi Young and Eun Soo both return to devise a plan to save No Guk.
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
October 15, 2012
The envoy from Won says he will give the throne to whoever is willing to give up sovereignty. Choi Young takes on a journey to let Eun Soo go.
Episode 18
18. Episode 18
October 9, 2012
Choi Young stops Eun Soo's wedding and waits for Gong Min while laying out recapture plans. Duk Heung is cornered and threatens Eun Soo.
Episode 17
17. Episode 17
Desperate to save Choi Young, Eun Soo makes a deal with Duk Heung-gun. Upon hearing this, Choi Young is furious and asks Eun Soo if she can be loyal.
Episode 16
16. Episode 16
October 2, 2012
With Cho Il Shin's rebellion, Gong Min has no choice but to flee the palace, while Duk Heung continues his dangerous deal with the throne at stake.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
October 1, 2012
Eun Soo is in and out of consciousness, and Jang Bin warns that she may not survive the day. Choi Young finds Duk Heung-gun to ask for the antidote.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
September 25, 2012
Choi Young is outraged to be accused of accepting bribes. Choi Young tells Eun Soo they should both leave the palace -- not knowing there's a trap.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
September 24, 2012
Thanks to Eun Soo, Choi Young finds happiness again, but Ki Chul plots to name Duk Heung-gun as the new king. No Guk worries about King Gong Min.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
September 18, 2012
Ready to die, Choi Young throws himself in a one-on-one battle with Ki Chul. Eun Soo goes back to save Choi Young and offers to be his partner.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
September 17, 2012
Ki Chul threatens King Gong Min with people's lives, and Choi Young counterattacks and manages to save Eun Soo.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
September 11, 2012
Eun Soo despairs because she can't steal Ki Chul's notebook. While operating on an emergency patient, Eun Soo is shocked to learn the patient's name.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
September 10, 2012
Choi Young and Gong Min take the first steps to install a new political framework. Ki Chul has Eun Soo imprisoned so he can gain her knowledge.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
September 4, 1969
Choi Young is imprisoned under suspicion of treason. Eun Soo fails to make a deal with Ki Chul to save him, so she hatches an escape plan.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
September 3, 2012
Choi Young is chased down by both Ki Chul and Kwan Gun, as Ki Chul manages to take away the trust Gong Min has in Choi Young little by little.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
August 28, 2012
As Eun Soo and Choi Young start their long journey together, Gong Min gets anxious. Ki Chul takes advantage of the situation to plant a seed of doubt.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
August 27, 2012
King Gong Min and Ki Chul are at odds, placing Eun Soo in the middle. But both are taken aback when Eun Soo unexpectedly strikes back.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
August 21, 2012
Despite Gong Min's pleas for her to stay, Eun Soo still plans to return to her time -- yet there's no way of knowing when the door will open again.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
August 20, 2012
Choi Young awakens from surgery and, knowing that they will all die if they don't run away now, gets ready to leave. But Eun Soo refuses to go.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
August 14, 2012
Eun Soo urges Choi Young to call an ambulance. Yet Choi Young will only let her go if she can save No Guk, forcing Eun Soo to perform the surgery.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
August 13, 2012
In the year 1351, Gen. Choi Young must find a doctor to cure a wounded princess. As he enters Cheon-hyeol, he finds himself in Seoul in the year 2012.
Where to Watch The Great Doctor
The Great Doctor is available for streaming on the Seoul Broadcasting System website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Great Doctor on demand at Amazon Prime and Viki.
  • Premiere Date
    August 13, 2012