Drama Title: Dr. Jin
Korean Title: 닥터진
Romanization: Dakteo Jin
Also Known As: Time Slip Dr. Jin (타임슬립 닥터 진)
Chinese Name: 仁醫 / 时空侠医
Japanese Name: ドクタージン
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, History
Broadcast Place: South Korea
Broadcast network: MBC
Broadcast period: 26 May 2012
Air time: Saturday and Sunday 9:50 PM
Preceded By: Feast of the Gods (Banquet of the Gods)
“Dr Jin” tells the story of the top doctor in 2012 who travels to the Joseon Dynasty of 1860s and cures disease with medical knowledge and skills from the 21st century.
Jin Hyuk is a gifted neurosurgeon doctor who was born in a family of doctors. His success rate in surgery hovers at 100%, is best neurosurgeon with ability to quickly analyze any situation and has extremely steady hands. He has cold attitude and unable to understand others’ failures in his interactions with other people due to his personal pursuit of perfection. Jin Hyuk is hurt by a woman whom he loves.
One day, through a mysterious power, Jin Hyuk travels years back in time to the year 1860 during Joseon Dynasty period. Having gone back 150 years ago, Jin Hyuk found that the medical technology is still in its infant stage. He begins treating people of the era, but the lack of necessary implements and rudimentary medical knowledge of the period forces him to develop medical devices and medicine by himself, and seek new ways to aid the sick. Through this challenging process, Jin Hyuk becomes a true doctor.
Song Seung Hun (송승헌) as Jin Hyuk (진혁)
Lee Bum Soo (이범수) as Lee Ha Eung (이하응)
Park Min Young (박민영) as Miss Hong Young Rae (영래아씨) of 1860 / Yoo Mi Na (유미나) of 2012
Kim Jaejoong (김재중) as Kim Kyung Tak (김경탁)
Lee So Yeon (이소연) as Chun Hong (춘홍)
Jin Yi Han (진이한) as Hong Young Hwi (홍영휘)
Kim Hye Ok (김혜옥) as Mother of Young Rae (영래모)
Kim Eung Soo (김응수) as Kim Byung Hee (김병희)
Kim Il Woo (김일우) as Yoo Hong Pil (유홍필)
Jung Eun Pyo (정은표) as Heo Gwang (허광)
Lee Won Jong (이원종) as Joo Pal Yi (주팔이)
Kim Kwang Sik (김광식) as Kke Bok Yi (깨복이)
Director: Han Hee (한희)
Screenwriter: Han Ji Hoon (한지훈), Jun Hyun Jin (전현진)
Synopsis by Episode
Viewership Ratings (Ranking)
|Date||Episode||Nationwide (TNS)||Seoul (TNS)||Nationwide (AGB)||Seoul (AGB)|
|26 May 2012||1||10.7 (6th)||13.5 (4th)||12.2 (4th)||14.1 (3rd)|
|27 May 2012||2||10.2 (9th)||11.4 (7th)||11.8 (7th)||13.2 (5th)|
|2 June 2012||3||13.8 (4th)||16.1 (2nd)||14.0 (3rd)||16.5 (3rd)|
|3 June 2012||4||13.6 (6th)||16.5 (5th)||14.4 (5th)||16.3 (5th)|
|9 June 2012||5||13.5 (4th)||15.6 (3rd)||13.6 (3rd)||15.3 (3rd)|
|10 June 2012||6||14.2 (6th)||16.5 (5th)||13.8 (5th)||15.5 (5th)|
|16 June 2012||7|
Source: AGB Nielson and TNmS
- Based on the Japanese seinen manga “Jin” (仁) written and illustrated by Motoka Murakami which was featured on Super Jump during its original run from 2000 to 2010.
- The manage has also been adapted into two Japanese Jidaigeki television series which was broadcast on Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) twice: “Jin” between October 11, 2009 and December 20, 2009 as 1st season, and “Jin 2” between April 17, 2011 and June 26, 2011 as 2nd season.
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