A series based on a real person in Korean history, Suh, Jang-geum.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Seo Jang-Geum (50 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Kang Deok-Gu (49 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Min Jeong-ho (48 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Court Lady Min (47 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 NaJudaek (47 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Lee Yeon-Saeng (44 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Chang-Yi (44 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Court Lady Choi (43 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Eunuch (43 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 King Jungjong (42 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Choi Pan-Sul (41 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Choi Geum-young (40 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Yoon Young-roh (36 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Queen Munjeong (30 episodes, 2004)
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 Attendant court lady Han (29 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Dr. Jeong Woon-Baek (28 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Shinbi (23 episodes, 2004)
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 Dr. Shin Ik-Phil (23 episodes, 2004)
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 Prime Minister, Oh Gyeom-Ho (23 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Dr. Jang-Deok (22 episodes, 2004)
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Storyline

The story of Suh, Jang-geum, who struggles in life begins with being the child of fugitives, to being a Court Lady of the Royal Kitchen, to becoming the first Female Royal Physician. This show that could be shown on the Soap Opera Channel, History Channel, Food Channel, and Medical Channel at the same time! This is based on a REAL character in Korean History. Written by JP Paulus

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13 September 2003 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

A Jewel in the Palace  »

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(episodes 1-54)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Lady Han (Yang Mi-kyung) was supposed to die in episode 18 but due to fan protests, the director delayed her death. See more »

Quotes

Jang-Geum Seo: What did I do wrong? Why must everyone treat me this way? I will not start over. My mother and now you have left me. No matter what, I will never follow your orders again.
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Connections

Spin-off Jang Geum ieui Kkum (2005) See more »

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So lucky to have found this ...
6 July 2006 | by (S.F. east bay, California, United States) – See all my reviews

(Just finished the series in S.F./Oakland bay area channel 32 - KMTP (KMTP). On the 4th of July.) WOW! I was always reminding myself that she'll be OK, so calm down. (I looked up two sites to help me):

1. The Chicago Korean Drama Fan Club at:

http://deiner.proboards48.com/index.cgi?board=daejanggeum - excellent site!!

2. http://hkadb.net/info/Jewel_In_The_Palace - details of each hour.

The subtitles are fantastic and clear. The details of all the characters is again fantastic. The cooking and medicine details are amazing. Her adopted parents and friends are priceless. THE WHOLE SHOW IS FANTASTIC!!!

Being 2006, I'm sure, I'm the last to find this "jewel" (sorry - could not resist) it did first come out in 2003. Hope more are as lucky as I am, and find this great series.


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