The Legend of the Blue Sea

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  • 2016
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (11,622)

The Legend of the Blue Sea is a South Korean television drama series that premiered on SBS in November 2016. The show stars Jun Ji-hyun as Shim Cheong, a mermaid pulled from the sea to the land by fate. Lee Min-Ho plays Heo Joon-jae, a handsome and cunning con artist who falls in love with Shim Cheong. Lee Hee-joon co-stars as Jo Nam-doo, Joon-jae's partner in crime who becomes a friend and ally to Shim Cheong.

The show is a romantic comedy that tells the story of the love between a mermaid and a con artist. Shim Cheong is a mermaid who, after being caught by fishermen, is released into the sea by a kind-hearted fisherman. As she swims away, she is struck by a boat and loses her memories. She is later discovered on the beach by Joon-jae, who becomes her protector and eventually her lover. Joon-jae is a con artist who scams wealthy people with his partner Jo Nam-doo. When Joon-jae meets Shim Cheong, he decides to use her to scam a rich woman, but he soon falls in love with her.

The show is divided into two parts: the past and the present. The past is set in the Joseon era, where we see how Shim Cheong met Joon-jae's past life, a nobleman named Kim Dam-ryeong. In the present, Joon-jae and Shim Cheong must navigate their way through obstacles to be together. They face opposition from Joon-jae's mother, who dislikes Shim Cheong, and from others who see Shim Cheong as a threat.

One of the highlights of the show is the chemistry between Jun Ji-hyun and Lee Min-Ho. Their love story is heartwarming and romantic, and their performances are top-notch. Jun Ji-hyun is especially impressive in her portrayal of Shim Cheong. Despite being a mermaid, she brings humanity and emotion to the character, and her comedic timing is superb. Lee Min-Ho, too, is excellent as Joon-jae. He brings charm and wit to the role, and his interactions with Jun Ji-hyun are a joy to watch.

The Legend of the Blue Sea has stunning visuals and is set against beautiful backdrops. The sea, in particular, is a prominent element in the show, and the underwater scenes are breathtaking. The show also has a fantastic soundtrack, with songs that perfectly complement the mood of the scenes.

Overall, The Legend of the Blue Sea is a delightful romantic comedy that will sweep viewers off their feet. With its engaging characters, beautiful cinematography, and charming love story, it's no surprise that the show was a massive hit with audiences. If you're a fan of romantic dramas, The Legend of the Blue Sea is a must-watch.

In conclusion, The Legend of the Blue Sea is a romantic comedy television series that aired on SBS in 2016-2017. It tells the story of a mermaid and a con artist who fall in love and navigate their way through obstacles to be together. The show stars Jun Ji-hyun, Lee Min-Ho, and Lee Hee-joon, and is renowned for its stunning visuals and excellent performances. If you're looking for a heartwarming and romantic drama, The Legend of the Blue Sea is definitely worth watching.

The Legend of the Blue Sea is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on November 16, 2016.

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Episode 20
20. Episode 20
January 25, 2017
Cheong visits the people around her and says farewell before returning to the sea. Meanwhile, Jun Jae embarrasses the people around him with unexpected acts when Cheong has left from him.
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
January 19, 2017
Jun Jae suffers from unexpected circumstances that Cheong is unconscious after being shot instead of Jun Jae. Meanwhile, Ma Dae Young who lost his memory can not stand the loss of his memory so he tries to visit the professor Jin to find his memory back.
Episode 18
18. Episode 18
January 18, 2017
After Chairman Huh's death, Jun Jae and detective Hong speed up their investigation and begin searching for evidence after receiving a search warrant of Kang Ji Hyun(Seo Hee). Meanwhile, Chi Hyeon approaches Nam Doo to suggest joining him...
Episode 17
17. Episode 17
January 12, 2017
When Cheong sees the end of her previous life with Jun Jae, she becomes confused and tries not to reveal her thoughts to Jun Jae. Meanwhile, Jun Jae starts gathering the evidence of eccentric Seo Hee to bring back his father from her...
Episode 16
16. Episode 16
January 11, 2017
Jun Jae and Yu Ran, whom they met again, talk each other regarding their past time. Nam Doo who was curious about Kang Ji Hyun(Seo Hee), asks Yu Ran about her. In the meantime, Chi Hyeon starts asking Seo Hee about his biological father...
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
January 5, 2017
Having learnt about Cheong's terminally ill heart, Jun Jae could not conceal his melancholy so he tries to tell her about what he saw in his dream. Meanwhile, Cheong decides her birthday and invites all her best friends...
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
January 4, 2017
With the help of Professor Jin, Jun Jae finds out that he is on the same path as his previous life so he decides to protect Cheong. Meanwhile, Yu Ran finds out that Jun Jae has ran away from home when he was in high school and visits Seo Hee with rage...
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
December 28, 2016
Si Ah visits Jun Jae's house together with Yu Ran to win the favor of Jun Jae who likes the food cooked by Yu Ran. Meanwhile, Jun Jae discovers something strange when he is moving with the detectives to find evidence that Ma Dae Young kidnapped Cheong.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
December 22, 2016
Jin Joo feels frustrated that the investment was not carried out properly so she decides to meet Seo Hee again. On the other hand, Jun Jae is caught by detective Hong and he made a call to Cheong but no one answers the call.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
December 21, 2016
Finding out that Jun Jae is a swindler, Cheong leaves home in disappointment and Jun Jae focuses on finding Cheong. Meanwhile, detective Hong who is chasing after Ma Dae Young finds out about Ma's new past, and tries to speed up the investigation...
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
December 15, 2016
Jun Jae is increasingly troubled by Kim Dam Ryeong's identity who continues to appear in his dream and send messages. Meanwhile, Jun Jae and Nam Doo receive invitation from Jin Joo as planned. They are heading to Jin Joo's house with Cheong...
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
December 14, 2016
Jun Jae is relieved to know that Cheong is with him now and looks after him. Meanwhile, Jun Jae is confused when it is discovered that the man who threatened him was an excaped prisoner, Ma Dae Young. Furthermore, He even approached Cheong also...
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
December 8, 2016
Cheong feels annoyed by Jung Hoon's advice so she asks bold questions to Jun Jae. On the other hand, Jun Jae felt strange about Nam's loss of communication. He contacted Nam again and Ma Dae Young receives the call...
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
December 7, 2016
Having lost the memory of Cheong in Spain, Jun Jae is confused by himself. He is caring about the presence of other man that Cheong speaks of. Meanwhile, detective Hong who has been looking for clues of the murder case encounters Ma Dae Young...
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
December 1, 2016
Jun Jae fall in a panic state after seeing Cheong is bedridden at hospital emergency room. Chi Hyeon receives investigation at the hospital. Meanwhile, Nam finds a tape recorder that is attached to a black box inside of Chairman Huh's car.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
November 30, 2016
Jun Jae feels strange about himself having weird feeling toward Sim Cheong. He warns Sim Cheong that if she does not tell him what happened in Spain by tomorrow, she should leave home. Sim Cheong fall asleep with a wish that the next day would not come.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
November 24, 2016
Jun Jae, who had never seen a mermaid before felt a strange sense of vision and helped her escape from the aquarium... On the other hand, a murder happened next door to Jun Jae while the whereabouts of Ma Dae-young is unknown for three months.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
November 23, 2016
Jun Jae was left alone with a jade bracelet and a grain of pearl after falling from a cliff, he barely managed to arrive in Seoul and hurried in to resolve a fraud case of madam. Meanwhile, Mermaid begins a rough journey to Seoul to keep the promise.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
November 17, 2016
Joon Jae becomes soft-hearted after seeing mermaid waiting for him so he brings the mermaid to his house. The mermaid is addicted to the new world of Joon Jae's laptop. Meanwhile, Joon Jae and the mermaid become fugitive due to the chase of Jin Ok.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
November 16, 2016
In the year 1598, Dam Ryeong stayed at Yang's house. At the little pond, he met mermaid's eyes. Dam Ryeong felt sorry for the mermaid so he sent mermaid to the sea under the guise of Yang's crime. Hence, their long relationship started.
Where to Watch The Legend of the Blue Sea
The Legend of the Blue Sea is available for streaming on the SBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Legend of the Blue Sea on demand at Netflix, Hulu and Viki.
  • Premiere Date
    November 16, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (11,622)