Taming of the Heir
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- Drama: Taming of the Heir
- Revised romanization: Cheonhamujeok Ipyeongkang
- Hangul: 천하무적 이평강
- Director: Lee Jung-Sub
- Writer: Park Kye-Ok, Park Hyun-Suk
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: November 9 - December 29, 2009
- Runtime: Mondays & Tuesdays 21:55
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Pyeong-Kang (Nam Sang-Mi) is a stubborn young lady who does lowly chores at a resort town to support her family. Pyeong-Kang once aspired to be a golf course designer like her late father, but after her father's unfortunate death, Pyeong-Kang was forced to become the bread winner for her family.
One day, Pyeong-Kang meets On-Dal (Ji Hyun-Woo), the son of the wealthy Woo family who who runs the resort town. The brash On-Dal instantly gets under Pyeong-Kang's skin with his arrogant behavior. This causes the pair to bicker and fight whenever they meet each other.
On-Dal's fate then becomes harsher when his father suffers a stroke. His step-mother (Choi Myoung-Gil) and step-brother (Kim Heung-Su) manuever to take over the family fortune leaving On-dal out in the cold.
The bitter rivals On-Dal and Pyeong-Kang join forces to retain what rightfully belongs to On-Dal.
Meanwhile, On-Dal's girlfriend (Cha Ye-Ryun) senses a change in On-Dal and feels they are drifting apart. There's also pro-golfer Edward (Seo Do-Yeong) who seems to take an interest in Pyeong-Kang, which stirs jealousy within On-Dal ...
- "Taming of the Heir" takes over the KBS2 Mon. & Tues. 9pm time slot previously occupied by "The Queen Returns" and will be replaced by "Master of Study" on January 4, 2010.
- "Taming of the Hier" is a modern reinterpretation of the classic Korean folktale "Fool On-dal and Princess Pyeong-kang" (바보 온달과 평강공주).
|Nam Sang-Mi||Ji Hyun-Woo|
|Lee Pyeong-Kang||Woo On-Dal|
|Cha Ye-Ryun||Seo Do-Yeong||Choi Myoung-Gil||Kim Heung-Soo||Kil Yong-Woo|
|Kwan Ja-Rak||Edward||Je Hwang-Hu||Je Yeong-Ryu||Woo Pyung-Won|
Additional Cast Members:
- Ahn Hye-Kyeong
- Park Ki-Woong - Jo Sun-In
- Yeon Mi-Ju - Jo Bi-Yun
- Shin Na-Ri
- Lee Deok-Hee - Yeon Na-Bu
- Oh Wook-Chul - Ma Hyeon-Tae
- Kang Dong-Yeop
- Kim Ji-Won - Kim So-Hee
- Lee Cheol-Min - Chun Bong
- Choi Yoon-Young - Bong So-Hee
- Lee Jin-Sung - Taebaek Police Officer (ep.4)
- Choi Seung-Kyung - village leader
- Kim Hwan-Hee