The Ghost Detective

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The Ghost Detective


  • Title: 오늘의 탐정 / Oneului Tamjeong
  • Early Title: 어퓨굿맨 / A Few Good Men
  • Also known as: Today's Detective / Today's Private Investigator ( The Ghost Detective )
  • Genre: Horror, thriller
  • Episodes: 32
  • Broadcast network: KBS2
  • Broadcast period: 2018-Sep-05 to 2018-Oct-31
  • Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 22:00 (2 episodes back-to-back)
  • Original Soundtrack: The Ghost Detective OST


The world is filled with violence, and many crimes are so hideous that we blame insanity, drugs, and even plain and simple hatred as the force behind many atrocities. However, what if demons, ghosts, and possession were not fantasy? What if they are real? After all, if we believe in God why can we not believe in the spirit world? The Ghost Detective is a Korean thriller set in a world where ghosts and other paranormal phenomena are the cause behind many mysterious and horrible events. In this world, the private detective Le Da Il and his assistant Jung Yeo Wool, unravel clues, follow leads, and find spiritual culprits that responsible for some of the worst crimes unsolvable by standard police work.


In this horror thriller drama, a detective who catches ghosts tries to solve the case of his younger sibling's death with the help of his assistant. He runs into a mysterious woman and gets involved in a bizarre incident. --KBS World


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He is a CEO of a detective agency with qualifications ranging from private investigation administrator to certified judicial scrivener. He is a smart and detective that takes on cases that personally challenge him, or have been unsolved for many years (cold cases) or regular folks desperately looking for a credible detective. Due to this aura, he decides to take on a case involving three kindergarten students that went missing, and without his help, only one child, Haeun, might have returned back home due to a large reward being offered. Two other children might have been forgotten. As Lee starts to divulge in the case, he falls into a relationship with an unknown/suspicious woman named Sun Woo Hye.
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2018 32nd KBS Drama Awards:


  • Each night's broadcast is divided into two 35 minute episodes with a commercial break in between.
  • This seemingly original horror/thriller/mystery/crime genre is the collaborative work of PD Lee Jae Hoon, known for the comedy Chief Kim, the mini-drama series Page Turner, and the Wanted screenwriter Han Ji Wan.

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