Legend of the Blue Sea

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Legend of the Blue Sea


  • Title: 푸른 바다의 전설 / Puleun Badaui Jeonseol
  • Also known as: Remember the Blue Sea
  • Genre: Romance, comedy, fantasy, adventure
  • Episodes: 20 + 1 Special
  • Broadcast network: SBS
  • Broadcast period: 2016-Nov-16 to 2017-Jan-25
  • Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 22:00
  • Original Soundtrack: Legend of the Blue Sea OST


How can a mermaid from the Joseon era survive in modern-day Seoul? Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times. She is caught by Heo Joon Jae, a charming but cold con artist who is the doppelgänger for Kim Moon, the son of a nobleman from the Joseon Dynasty. But in the present time, Joon Jae works with Jo Nam Doo, a skilled conman who guides Joon Jae to become a genius scammer. But Joon Jae’s friend, Cha Shi Ah, who works as a researcher at KAIST, may be Chung’s only hope for surviving in her strange new world. --MyDramaList

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Main Cast
Heo Joon Jae's family
  • Lee Ji Hoon as Heo Chi Hyun (27, Joon Jae's step-brother)
  • Hwang Shin Hye as Kang Seo Hee / Kang Ji Hyun (54, Joon Jae's step-mother, Cha Hyun's biological mother)
    • Oh Yun Ah as younger Kang Seo Hee / Kang Ji Hyun / Lord Yang's concubine in the past
    • Kim Ji Ahn as child Kang Seo Hee
  • Choi Jung Woo as Heo Il Joong (59, Joon Jae's father)
  • Na Young Hee as Mo Yoo Ran (54, Joon Jae's biological mother)
Cha Shi Ah's family
People who chase Joon Jae
  • Sung Dong Il as Lord Yang (innkeeper) / Ma Dae Young (40s, prison-breaker)
  • Park Hae Soo as Hong Dong Pyo / Kim Hyun (42, detective)
Extended Cast


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2016 SBS Drama Awards:


  • SBS announced that on December 29, it will not be airing the drama’s 14th episode. Instead, a special feature that stitches together popular scenes from the first 13 episodes will be shown.

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