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Title: 피노키오 / Pinocchio
Chinese Title: 皮诺丘
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Family
Episodes: 20
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2014-Nov-12 to 2015-Jan-15
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55


It is 2000, and Ki Ha Myung (Nam Da Reum) is leading a happy life with his parents and older brother Jae Myung (Yoon Kyun Sang), until his father Ki Ho Sang (Jung In Ki), the captain of the firefighting squad, dies in a factory explosion during a rescue attempt along with several of his men. When Ho sang’s body is initially missing, the media sensationalizes the case by scapegoating him. In a battle for ratings, cold and calculating MSC reporter Song Cha Ok (Jin Kyung) alleges that Ho Sang survived the blast, and is currently in hiding because he was responsible for the deaths of his men. This causes the Ki family to become outcasts in their neighborhood and objects of national scorn. Ha Myung’s mother attempts to kill herself and her younger son by jumping off a cliff, and Jae Myung blames their deaths on the media, particularly Cha Ok.

But Ha Myung is alive, having been rescued from the water by Choi Gong Pil (Byun Hee Bong), a kindly elderly man who lives on Hyangri Island. Gong Pil, who may either have Alzheimer’s disease or trauma-induced memory loss, believes that Ha Myung is his older son Choi Dal Po, a simpleton who had died thirty years ago. Ha Myung, who has no one else in the world, embraces the deception and treats Gong Pil as his father. Gong Pil officially adopts Ha Myung, now named Dal Po, and places him in the family register as his eldest son. So five months later, when Gong Pil’s younger son Choi Dal Pyung (Shin Jung Geun) moves to the island with his daughter Choi In Ha (Noh Jung Ui), they are flabbergasted to be told by Gong Pil to address a mere boy as their “older brother” and “uncle,” respectively. In Ha has “Pinocchio syndrome,” which causes her to hiccup whenever she tells a lie. She idolizes her mother, and hates living on the island after her parents’ divorce. The fledgling friendship between Dal Po and In Ha is dashed, however, when he learns that In Ha’s mother is none other than Song Cha Ok.

Five years later, Dal Po (Lee Jong Suk) and In Ha (Park Shin Hye) are high school seniors and classmates at their small town high school in 2005. Dal Po, who is actually a genius, pretends to be dumb (like the real Dal Po) and gets all zeroes in his test scores. With his last place class standing and scruffy, country bumpkin hair, Dal Po is friendless at school while In Ha is the most popular girl. Dal Po secretly likes In Ha, and he is forced to join a televised quiz show at first to prevent an admirer from confessing to her on national TV, then later to protect her from losing a bet. At the TV studio, he runs into the show producer Hwang Gyo Dong (Lee Pil Mo), who had been a YGN reporter and one of Cha Ok’s rivals, but changed careers after what happened to the Ki family. After seeing Dal Po on TV, and knowing that her Pinocchio syndrome limits her career choices, In Ha decides to become a journalist.

In passionate pursuit of the truth, In Ha and Dal Po later become newbie reporters at a current affairs news desk. Among their colleagues are Seo Bum Jo (Kim Young Kwang), who comes from a rich chaebol family, and Yoon Yoo Rae (Lee Yoo Bi), once an idol sasaeng fan who now uses those obsessive and determined traits in her new job. (Source)


Main Cast

Park Shin Hye as Choi In Ha
Noh Jung Ui as Choi In Ha (young)
Lee Jong Suk as Choi Dal Po / Ki Ha Myung
Nam Da Reum as Choi Dal Po / Ki Ha Myung (young)
Kim Young Kwang as Seo Bum Jo
Park Shi Jin as Seo Bum Jo (young)
Lee Yoo Bi as Yoon Yoo Rae

YGN Newsroom

Lee Pil Mo as Hwang Gyo Dong
Min Sung Wook as Jang Hyun Kyu
Kang Shin Il as Lee Yeong Tak
Jo Duk Hyun as Jo Won Goo
Choo Soo Hyun as Im Jae Hwan
Tae Hang Ho as Cha Woo Chul

MSC Newsroom

Jin Kyung as Song Cha Ok
Kim Kwang Kyu as Kim Gong Joo
Kim Young Hoon as Lee Il Joo
Im Byung Ki as Yun Doo Young
Yoon Seo Hyun as Lee Joo Ho

Hangang Line Reporters’ Family

Byun Hee Bong as Choi Gong Pil
Shin Jung Geun as Choi Dal Pyeong (In Ha’s father)
Kim Hae Sook as Park Ro Sa
Yoon Kyun Sang as Ki Jae Myung
Shin Jae Ha as Ki Jae Myung (young)
Jung In Ki as Ki Ho Sang
Jang Young Nam as Ha Myung’s mother


Lee Joo Seung as Ahn Chan Soo
Park Soo Young as Jung Ki Bong
Im Do Yun as Ji Hee
Lee Dong Jin as Kang Sung Hak
Kim Jung Pal as Jae Myung’s friend
Choi Joo Ri as Min Hye Young


Jang Kwang as headmaster (ep 1)
Im Sung Hoon (임성훈) as quiz program MC (ep 1,2)
Woo Hyun as homeroom teacher (ep 1-3)
Choi Jong Hoon as factory worker (ep 1)
Ahn Sun Young as broadcasting writer (ep 1-2)
Kim Young Joon as neighbor with Pinocchio Syndrome (ep 1-2)
Yoon Jin Young as firefighter (ep 1)
Yeom Dong Hun as Moon Deok Soo (ep 1)
Jung Woong in as Min Joon Gook (ep 2)
Jang Hang Joon as movie director (ep 2)
Lee Bo Young as voice navigation Hye Sung (voice only, ep 3)
Kim Min Young as Sung Hyun Joo / daughter of the deceased diet (ep 7)
Hong Hyun Hee (홍현희) as Teacher Yoon
Park Gil Soo as Jo Jang Woo / bus company owner (ep 12)
Yoon Sang Hyun as Cha Gwan Woo (ep 12)
Lee Seung Ho as Jo Dae Gook
Lee Joon as a celebrity (ep 19)
Kim Hak Rae (김학래) as photographer (ep 20)
Kang Nam as a university student (ep 20)
Oh Seung Ah as MSC new reporter interviewee (ep 20)
Kim Hyung Gon as MSC new reporter interviewee (ep 20)
Maeng Seung Ji as YGN new reporter (ep 20)
Shin Jae Ha as YGN new reporter (ep 20)
Yeo Hoe Hyun

Production Credits

Production Company: IHQ
Chief Producer: Choi Moon Suk
Producer: Park Chang Yong
Director: Jo Soo Won, Shin Seung Woo
Screenwriter: Park Hye Ryun


– Director Jo Soo Won and Screenwriter Park Hye Ryun previously worked together in 2013 SBS drama series “I Can Hear Your Voice”.

– Actor Kim Woo Bin was offered the lead male role, but declined due to scheduling.


2015 Korea Drama Festival Award – Top Excellence Actor: Lee Jong Suk (Pinocchio)
2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards: Popularity Actor (Lee Jong Suk)
2014 SBS Drama Awards – New Star Awards: Lee Yoo Bi (Pinocchio)
2014 SBS Drama Awards – New Star Awards: Kim Young Kwang (Pinocchio)
2014 SBS Drama Awards – Top 10 Stars: Park Shin Hye (Pinocchio)
2014 SBS Drama Awards – Top 10 Stars: Lee Jong Suk (Pinocchio, Doctor Stranger)
2014 SBS Drama Awards – Best Couple Awards: Park Shin Hye & Lee Jong Suk (Pinocchio)
2014 SBS Drama Awards – Top Excellence Actresss (Mid-Length Series): Park Shin Hye (Pinocchio)
2014 SBS Drama Awards – Special Award: Lee Jong Suk (Pinocchio)

Episode Ratings

    Nationwide Seoul Nationwide Seoul
2014-11-12 1 7.8 (19th) 9.9 (14th) 7.8 (19th) 8.4 (17th)
2014-11-13 2 10.6 (14th) 12.8 (6th) 9.8 (15th) 10.8 (11th)
2014-11-19 3 9.4 (18th) 10.9 (14th) 9.4 (15th) 10.9 (11th)
2014-11-20 4 10.6 (14th) 12.8 (6th) 10.4 (16th) 11.8 (10th)
2014-11-26 5 9.2 (16th) 11.6 (9th) 10.2 (13th) 12.2 (8th)
2014-11-27 6 11.0 (11th) 14.1 (5th) 10.4 (14th) 12.1 (7th)
2014-12-03 7 8.9 (18th) 11.3 (15th) 8.7 (16th) 9.6 (15th)
2014-12-04 8 10.8 (16th) 12.7 (10th) 10.2 (16th) 11.4 (11th)
2014-12-10 9 9.2 (16th) 11.1 (11th) 10.1 (12th) 11.9 (8th)
2014-12-11 10 10.8 (14th) 13.2 (6th) 10.7 (14th) 12.3 (8th)
2014-12-17 11 11.1 (14th) 13.3 (7th) 10.4 (15th) 11.6 (10th)
2014-12-18 12 11.3 (14th) 13.5 (6th) 9.7 (18th) 10.9 (15th)
2014-12-24 13 10.4 (14th) 12.2 (9th) 9.8 (14th) 11.1 (8th)
2014-12-25 14 11.6 (11th) 13.3 (9th) 10.8 (14th) 11.7 (12th)
2015-01-01 15 13.3 (9th) 15.6 (7th) 12.9 (9th) 14.6 (5th)
2015-01-07 16 12.9 (9th) 15.7 (5th) 11.8 (9th) 14.0 (5th)
2015-01-08 17 12.7 (8th) 15.1 (5th) 12.9 (5th) 15.2 (4th)
2015-01-14 18 12.6 (8th) 16.0 (5th) 11.9 (8th) 13.3 (5th)
2015-01-14 19 12.1 (11th) 15.5 (6th) 11.3 (10th) 12.1 (7th)
2015-01-15 20 13.6 (6th) 16.7 (5th) 13.3 (5th) 15.1 (5th)

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea

*** Different between TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielson – Here


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575 Responses to “Pinocchio”

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  1. 501
    Hanan Says:

    It was great drama 😀
    Lee Jong Suk you are adorable !! <3

  2. 502
    Exotic Says:

    i love bum joo :))

  3. 503
    lana ahmed Says:

    the drama great woo park shinhye and leejong suk

  4. 504
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  5. 505
    WEE Says:

    they made up to be a really 100% perfect couple…pretty n handsome…esp the last episode scene on the wedding dress….

  6. 506
    Adeul Says:

    Watched to the end. Great drama!

  7. 507
    tina Says:

    really a great drama!

  8. 508
    Henry Says:

    Bravo, Pinocchio! Job well done, hurrrayyyy!

  9. 509
    Juana love Says:

    Great drama👍👍👍👍👍….

  10. 510
    lee hye ae Says:

    Just finished watching Pinocchio’s final episode. I was expecting a happy but open-ended ending, but it came out better than I expected. ^^ Waiting week after week to watch every episode was really worth it. Until the end, Lee jong suk and Park shin hye’s chemistry was sooo good, I really wish they would date in real life. :))))) It was also nice that almost all of the other characters had their own happy ending as well. Aside from the romance, another thing that I like about Pinocchio are the values included in the story, such as love for family and the pursuit for truth. I am a bit sad that Pinocchio has already ended, but I am glad that I chose to watch it from start to end. I will definitely miss this drama. ^^

  11. 511
    Agata Says:

    Really great drama!! 👍👍

  12. 512
    violet88 Says:

    GREAT ending…. beautiful couple, beautiful kiss in a beautiful wedding gown/tux… great great great…

    But cha ok did not apologize to ha myung n hyung till the end as in ha promised.. except that small nod she gave ha myung…

    And what happen to hyung, there’s no conclusion like any trial to the crime he comitted.. and the plot never went to cover the victim’s family when they were as much victim as ha myung and hyung are…

  13. 513
    racha Says:

    It’s really Nice drama and beautiful couple 💖

  14. 514
    maknaee Says:

    I’m proud of this drama <3 love ya sooo much, Pinocchio <3

  15. 515
    jesisca Says:

    Great job for pinocchio team,,i love the whole episodes of pinocchio..shin hye and jong suk have great chemistry..thanks SBS yoh vive viewers a great drama, romance, family, reporter’s world, and friendship,,,Proud of you.guys..
    we will miss in ha and dalpo couple… wish they will get drama together again,,,
    best drama in 2014 and 2015

  16. 516
    sassy Says:

    i will miss pinocchio so much, ottoke?

  17. 517
    herajema Says:

    i like park shin hye

  18. 518
    JJJJ Says:

    Finally, i have finished it. Such an awesome drama….:D 😀 will miss both of them, good actor and actress….their chemistry is so good…..

  19. 519
    me_nina Says:

    wow..finally i know why yoon yoo rae always sleep in senior’s room after drunk. i love that couple..so cute. Cap Hwang jjang!!!

  20. 520
    Veronika Says:

    Отличная дорама. Актеры смотрятся гармонично, играют отлично. Качество съемки на уровне. Только слишком много рыдает сильный пол )))))

  21. 521
    tigerb Says:

    seo bum jo’s mother got only 3 years in prison. the brothers were too kind to let things go and not file a civil lawsuit. song cha ok’s retiring is the best thing she could do for herself and the people around her. glad the ending went well. it’s a very good watch!

  22. 522
    lana ahmed Says:

    great drama and actor and actress Ilove so much pinocchio and darling couple

  23. 523
    cuity7 Says:

    daebaaak!! i started 2015 with pinocchio…, aftet ur beutiful n heratstring, for me, pirnocchio is the good drama that PSH have again, hwaaa she is awesome, LJS as well, thats what we called ” chemistry” ha..ha.. they acted so reaaaaaal!! good job for pinocchio team.. good story.. good ending..good supporting actor/actress too…and everything is good for me lol 😀 fightiiiiiing pinocchioo!!!!

  24. 524
    nyte Says:

    Heart touching story…

  25. 525
    marcell Says:

    Stunning drama 🙂

  26. 526
    hawin Says:

    if there is a must buy dress… pinochio is must watch drama… trust me, don’t miss it.

  27. 527
    lana ahmed Says:

    good drama and darling couple

  28. 528
    lana ahmed Says:

    park shinhye imiss you so much

  29. 529
    jesisca Says:

    Please oppa jong suk and shi hye got drama together,, you’re amazing couple, like friend, brother and sister , and etc,.miss pinocchio so much,, this drama should get the best drama this year,, great job for pinocchio casts and production

  30. 530
    lynn 1801 Says:

    you acting is supper oppa lee jong suk..the best drama i ever watch after ‘ i hear your voice.5 STAR !!

  31. 531
    nicbabe Says:

    Really like this drama a lot. It has a lot of meaningful words or situations for us to reflect on. Not just a normal love story. Also, Jong Suk and Shin Hye makes a cute couple.

    Really a great drama, good story, good casts! Love the humour parts in it too!

  32. 532
    devi christian Says:

    DAEBAKKKK !!! I Really Love this drama… Lee Jong Suk and Park Shin Hye is the best couple ever.. I love their character..

  33. 533
    lana ahmed Says:

    Ilove pinocchio drama and darling couple all the best fighting

  34. 534
    lana ahmed Says:

    park shinhye &lee jong suk darling couple

  35. 535
    ade irma nurwahidah Says:

    I love pinocchio drama !!!! love love love

  36. 536
    dieyachan Says:

    this drama is so fantastic.. I love it so much.. it was best drama 2014 i’d ever watch.. the story was so sweet.. the chemistry between lee jongsuk & park shinhye was overload.. indeed they’d won best couple award last year.. every korean drama lovers must watch this!! i mean it.. ^^

  37. 537
    yzteng Says:

    Such a long time for waiting a Good korean drama…
    I will miss all the actors n actress from this drama…
    PINOCCHIO 화이팅!

  38. 538
    suzzydeepee Says:

    I really luv this drama…Lee Jungsuk and park shinhye best couple ever…..Love u Lee jungsuk

  39. 539
    LoveKdrama Says:

    Yoon Kyun Sang – i love him! So cool and handsome! even when he cries~~ hope to see him as main lead or 2nd main lead soon! he’s really cute

  40. 540
    lana ahmed Says:

    Ilove so much pinocchio drama and darling couple

  41. 541
    indah forsianti Says:

    Love Yoon Kyun Sang so much. Take a deep breath

  42. 542
    MayaF Says:

    OMG! I LOVE THIS DRAMA SO MUCH…. ONE OF THE BEST DRAMA…Great story…great actor and actress…good ending.. Thanks for pd and screenwriter… Love loveee this drama forever… ^^

  43. 543
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  44. 544
    missA Says:

    after this fantastic drama whats next??
    any suggestions please!!

  45. 545
    Autumn Grace Says:

    Luv, luv, luv….. I love everything in this drama. The story line and the casts and crew are superb. Loving the winter season too in this drama.

  46. 546
    lana Says:

    Ilove so much pinocchio drama and darling couple

  47. 547
    lana Says:

    fighting park shinhye and lee jong suk

  48. 548
    lana Says:

    happy brith day park shinhye 25-26 all the best fighting we are love you so much and love pinocchio drama and darling couple

  49. 549
    lana ahmed Says:

    Imiss pinocchio drama and darling couple we are love them so much fighting

  50. 550
    DeeAn Says:

    Wuaaahh the best acting of park shin hye. Love her acting in this drama. She’s more ezpresive and different character ^.^. awesome Drama !!! Lee jong suk and park shin hye loveable couple has a strong love chemistry ^.^

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