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- Drama: Prison Playbook (English title) / Wise Prison Life (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Seulgirowoon Gambbangsaenghwal
- Hangul: 슬기로운 감빵생활
- Director: Shin Won-Ho
- Writer: Jung Bo-Hoon
- Network: tvN
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: November 22, 2017 - January 18, 2018
- Runtime: Wed. & Thur. 21:10
- Genre: Prison
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Drama series depicts the story of prisoners and staff at a prison.
Je-Hyeok (Park Hae-Soo) is the best relief pitcher in Korea. He will go to the U.S. and sign a contract with a major league team. One night, he hears his sister screaming and sees a man running out of her apartment. Je-Hyeok and the man get into a physical struggle with Je-Hyeok striking the man with a rock. Later, Je-Hyeok receives a 1 year prison sentence for using excessive force. Devastated, Je-Hyeok must adapt to life in prison.
Meanwhile, Joon-Ho (Jung Kyoung-Ho) is a friend of Je-Hyeok and works in the prison as an officer. He waits for Je-Hyeok's arrival.
- "Wise Prison Life" takes over tvN's Wed. & Thur. 21:10 time slot previously occupied by "Avengers Social Club" and followed by "Mother" on January 24, 2018.
- Early working title was "Gamok" ("Prison").
- First script reading took place July 17, 2017 at CJ E&M Center in Sangamdong, Seoul, South Korea.
- Ep.11 and 12 will not air on December 27 and December 28, 2017 as originally planned. To allow more time for filming, ep.11 and ep.12 will air on January 3 and January 4, 2018.
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