7th Grade Civil Servant
Current user rating: 92/100 (1073 votes)
- Drama: 7th Grade Civil Servant (English & literal title) / Level 7 Civil Servant (English title)
- Revised romanization: 7Keup Kongmuwon
- Hangul: 7급공무원
- Director: Kim Sang-Hyub
- Writer: Cheon Seong-Il
- Network: MBC
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: January 23 - March 28, 2013
- Runtime: Wednesdays & Thursdays 21:55
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
"7th Grade Civil Servant" depicts the friendships and love of new agents at the NIS (National Intelligence Service). Gil-Ro ( Joo Won) dreamed of becoming a secret agent since watching James Bond films as a child. He's able to realize those dreams after becoming an agent at the NIS.
- "7th Grade Civil Servant" takes over the MBC Wednesday & Thursday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by "I Miss You" and will be followed by "When a Man Loves".
- Drama series is a remake of 2009 film "My Girlfriend is an Agent".
- Early working title was "Bimilnamnyeojeon" (literally "Secret Agent War").
- First script reading took place November 13, 2012 at MBC Dream Center in Ilsan, South Korea.
- Filming began November 23, 2012 at a cafe located in Changcheon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul. The scene involved Jin-Joo (Ha Shi-Eun) and Gil-Ro (Joo Won). Jin-Joo set up a blind date between Gil-Ro and Seo-Won (Choi Gang-Hee). Gil-Ro became embarrassed by Seo-Won. He now asks Jin-Joo for Seo-Won's phone number and warns that if he sees her again he doesn't know what he will do.
- On December 5, 2012, filming for the first scene with the two main leads Joo Won and Choi Gang-Hee together took place at a racetrack in the TaeBaek Mountains. The scene involved Han Gil-Ro (Joo Won) betting on his race car and Kim Seo-Won (Choi Gang-Hee) jumping into his car before he races. Filming for that scene took place for the next 4 days, with filming halted several times due to heavy snow and strong winds.
- Related titles:
- My Girlfriend is an Agent | 7Keup Kongmuwon (2009)
|Choi Gang-Hee||Joo Won||Chansung||Ahn Nae-Sang||Uhm Tae-Woong|
|Kim Seo-Won (real name:Kim Kyung-Ja)||Han Gil-Ro (real name:Han Pil-Hoon)||Kong Do-Ha||Kim Won-Seok||Choi Woo-Hyuk|
|Kim Soo-Hyun||Jang Young-Nam||Son Jin-Young||Choi Jong-Hwan||Kim Min-Seo|
|Mi-Rae||Jang Young-Soon||Kim Poong-Un||Oh Gwang-Jae||Shin Sun-Mi|
|Lee El||Im Yoon-Ho|
Additional Cast Members:
- Dok Ko Yeong Jae - Han Joo-Man
- Lim Ye-Jin - Ko Soo-Ja
- Lee Han-Wi - Kim Pan-Seok
- Kim Mi-Kyung - Oh Mak-Nae
- Ha Shi-Eun - Jin-Joo
- Jung In-Gi - Kim Sung-Joon
- Seo Seung-Man - IT&TI section chief
- Lee Hye-Eun - Kim Won-Seok's wife
- No Young-Hak - Kim Min-Ho
- Choo Ye-Jin - Kim Seo-Won (young)
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|2013-03-27||19||7.9% (19th)||8.4% (17th)||NR||NR|
|2013-03-28||20||9.0% (17th)||9.4% (14th)||8.4% (19th)||NR|
- NR denotes not ranked within the Top 20 daily shows according to TNS Media Korea and AGB Nielson.