My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox
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- Drama: My Girlfriend is a Nine Tailed Fox (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Nae Yeochineun Gumiho
- Hangul: 내 여자친구는 구미호
- Director: Boo Sung-Chul
- Writer: Hong Mi-Ran, Hong Jung-Eun
- Network: SBS
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: August 11 - September 30, 2010
- Runtime: Wed. & Thurs. 21:55
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Cha Tae-Woong (Lee Seung-Ki) is a spoiled young man with no interest in staying in college. Instead, Cha Tae-Woong wants to become an action actor. His wealthy grandfather Cha Poong (Byun Hee-Bong) though wants Tae-Woong to take his studies seriously & change his major from acting. When Cha Poong learns that Tae-Woong spent his next semester's tuition fees on an expensive motorcycle, he calls the police and reports the motorcycle as stolen. Cha Poong then picks up Tae-Woong up from the police station and attempts to drive him to a remote boarding school in hopes that he would change his major. At a rests area along the way, Tae-Woong is able to slip away from his grandfather and hide in the back of a delivery truck. The delivery truck then drives off.
Eventually Tae-Woong gets out of the delivery truck, but finds himself in the middle of nowhere on a late rainy evening. He then gets a ride from a buddhist monk, who also gives him shelter at a Buddhist Temple.
Late in the evening at the Buddhist Temple, Tae-Woong wonders off hoping to catch a signal for his cellphone. Suddenly he hears a woman's voice from a woman his cellphone. The woman instructs Tae-Woong to enter the temple and draw nine tails onto a painting of a fox. Once Tae-Woong draws the nine tails on the fox, he unknowingly frees the legendary nine tailed fox known as "Gumiho" (Shin Min-A). Tae-Woong fears for his life, but Gumiho just wants to be loved (and eat lots of beef!).
- Casting finishes in late April/early May 2010, filming begins in May & drama is tentatively scheduled to air August, 2010.
- "My Girlfriend is a Nine Tailed Fox" will takeover the SBS Wed. & Thurs. 21:55 time slot previously occupied by "Bad Guy".
- A nine tailed fox or known in Korea as "gumiho" is a creature that frequently appears in Korean legends. The fox lives a thousands a years and then turns into a gumiho. The gumiho can transform into other things like a beautiful woman to seduce men.
- On May 26th, 2010, it was announced by the production staff that actress Shin Min-A was chosen to play the much coveted role of the nine tailed fox in "My Girlfriend is a Nine Tailed Fox". This is Shin Min-A's first role in a television drama since the 2007 KBS2 drama "The Lucifer" (Mawang).
|Lee Seung-Ki||Shin Min-A||No Min-Woo||Park Soo-Jin|
|Cha Tae-Woong||Mi-Ho||Park Dong-Joo||Eun Hye-In|
|Byun Hee-Bong||Yun Yoo-Sun||Song Dong-Il||Hyomin||Kim Ho-Chang|
|Cha Poong||Cha Min-Sook||Ban Doo-Hong||Ban Sun-Nyeo||Kim Byeong-Soo|
Additional Cast Members:
- Lim Hyeon-Shik - Buddhist monk
- Lee Tae-Woo - Cha Tae-Woong (child)
- Jeong Woon-Taek - police officer (cameo)
- Lee Soo-Geun - police officer (cameo)
- Uee - art major college student (cameo)
- Kim Ji-Yeong - Sam-Shin grandmother (cameo)
- Park Shin-Hye - Ko Mi-Nyeo (cameo)
- Lee Hong-Ki - Jeremy (cameo)
- Oh Na-Mi
- Min Joon-Hyun
|2010-08-11||1||12.7 (6th)||13.0 (6th)|
|2010-08-12||2||12.6 (8th)||13.1 (8th)|
|2010-08-18||3||14.6 (6th)||14.9 (6th)|
|2010-08-19||4||14.1 (7th)||14.0 (7th)|
|2010-08-25||5||14.0 (6th)||14.1 (6th)|
|2010-08-26||6||14.2 (8th)||14.1 (8th)|
|2010-09-01||7||13.4 (9th)||13.4 (9th)|
|2010-09-02||8||13.4 (12th)||13.6 (12th)|
|2010-09-08||9||13.2 (9th)||12.8 (9th)|
|2010-09-09||10||12.3 (11th)||12.6 (11th)|
|2010-09-15||11||13.0 (9th)||12.8 (9th)|
|2010-09-16||12||10.7 (11th)||10.4 (11th)|
|2010-09-22||13||20.9 (1st)||21.3 (1st)|
|2010-09-23||14||20.9 (1st)||21.3 (1st)|
|2010-09-29||15||18.6 (3rd)||18.6 (3rd)|
|2010-09-30||16||21.3 (2nd)||21.0 (2nd)|
Source: TNS Media Korea