Jewel in the Palace on IMDB
First Aired: September 15th, 2003
Status: Ended
Genre: Drama
Network: MBC
Summary: Starring Lee Young Ae, it tells the tale of an orphaned kitchen cook who went on to become the king's first female physician. In a time when women held little influence in society, young apprentice cook Jang Geum strives to learn the secrets of Korean cooking and medicine in order to cure the King of his various ailments. It is based on the true story of Jang-geum, the first female royal physician of the Joseon Dynasty. The main themes are her perseverance and the portrayal of traditional Korean culture, including Korean royal court cuisine and traditional medicine.
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Episode Statistics:
# of Episodes: 54
# of Episodes I watched: 0
# of Episodes I haven't watched: 54
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Last Aired Episode
Season 1 - Episode 54: Episode 54
Air Date: March 23rd, 2004
Summary: The Final Episode
Lee Young-ae
as Seo Jang-geum
Ji Jin-hee
as Min Jeong-ho
Im Ho
as King Jungjong
Lee Se-eun
as Park Yeol-yi
Geum Bo-ra
as Na Joo-daek
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