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Title: 슬기로운 감빵생활 / Wise Prison Life
Also Known as: Smart Prison Living / Prison Playbook
Chinese Title: 機智牢房生活
Genre: Black Comedy
Broadcast network: tvN
Episodes: 16 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast period: 2017-Nov-22 to 2018-Jan-11
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:30


This drama is about a special place where a baseball player and a variety of people experience prison life. The drama will share the lives and stories behind these prisoners as well as events that take place there.


Main Cast

Jung Kyung Ho as Lee Joon Ho
Park Hae Soo as Kim Je Hyuk

Supporting Cast

Krystal Jung as Ji Ho
Im Hwa Young as Kim Je Hee
Kang Seung Yoon as “Jean Valjean”
Lee Kyu Hyung as “Second-generation Chaebol”
Choi Sung Won as “Spot”
Jung Hae In as “Captain Yoo”
Sung Dong Il as Chief Jo
Jung Woong In as Assistant Chief Paeng
Choi Moo Sung as Kang Ki Soo
Kim Sung Chul as “Law Man”
Lee Ho Chul as “Good-for-nothing Low-life”
Jung Jae Sung as “Professor Myung”
Ahn Chang Hwan as “The Henchman”
Lee Hoon Jin as “Pinkie”
Park Ho San as “KAIST”
Jung Min Sung as “Dr. Ko”
Joo Suk Tae as prison operations chief
Ahn Sang Woo as prison manager
Park Hyung Soo as Department Chief Na
Kim Han Jong as large-goods carrier
Kang Ki Doong as prison guard
Choi Myun Dong (최연동) as vice chief
Yoo Jae Myung
Kim Kyung Nam
Kim Ki Nam
Lee Do Kyum
Shin Jae Ha
Choi Kwang Il
Im Chul Hyung
Yum Hye Ran
Kim Yong Woon

Production Credits

Director: Shin Won Ho
Screenwriter: Jung Bo Hoon, Lee Woo Jung

Episode Ratings

Date Episode AGB TNmS
2017-11-22 1    
2017-11-23 2    
2017-11-29 3    
2017-11-30 4    
2017-12-06 5    
2017-12-07 6    
2017-12-13 7    
2017-12-14 8    
2017-12-20 9    
2017-12-21 10    
2017-12-27 11    
2017-12-28 12    
2018-01-03 13    
2018-01-04 14    
2018-01-10 15    
2018-01-11 16    

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea (Nationwide)

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

*** Note: This drama is aired on Pay-TV channel which has fewer viewers than Free-TV channels. So, please don’t be surprised with the low rating. ***


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Official Site

Official Trailer
Trailer I
Trailer II
Trailer III
Trailer IV
Trailer V

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4 Responses to “Wise Prison Life”

  1. 1
    Fyqa Says:

    Interesting plot. Will watch the first ep for sure

  2. 2
    Encyclopena Says:

    The synopsis sounds like “Orange is the New Black” but in korean version..

  3. 3
    jarlie Says:

    looking forward into this

  4. 4
    Sinopsis Says:

    saranghae Krystal jung…

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