Also Known As: 송곳
Genre: Drama
Episodes: 12
Broadcast Network: jTBC
Broadcast Period: October 24th, 2015
to: November 29th, 2015


Based on same title original webcomic by Choi Kyu Suk, which was first published from 2013-Dec-16 via ““, the webcomic is based on a true story. The incident occurred from 2007-July at an Emart retail store. Temporary cashiers were fired, which caused a sit-in protest that lasted for 510 days.

The drama tells the story of average workers, who silently work hard on each one’s own task. They finally pull together as a team to fight through a difficult and unfair situation.

Lee Soo In (Ji Hyun Woo) has the kind of temperament where he has to do the right thing no matter what. After his discharge from the military, he finds work at a large retail market. One day, his boss orders him to fire temporary employees at the store. Lee Soo In refuses to do so and decides to join the labor union. He and the temporary employees struggle against unfair dismissals.

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Lee Soo In

Lee Soo In (young)

Goo Go Shin

Jung Min Chul

Hwang Joon Chul

Moon So Jin

Joo Gang Min

Section Chief Heo

Han Young Sil

Hwang Jung Min

Section Chief Yoon

Section Chief Kim

Cha Seong Hak

Soo In’s High School Teacher

Rude Customer

Soo In’s Father

Soo In’s Wife

Office Worker
Park Si Hwan

Nam Dong Hyub
Lee Jung Eun

Kim Jung Mi
Shin Yun Sook

Joon Geum


Kong Jung Hwan

Ko Jin Hee
Yoon Bo Hyun

Min Ho
Yoo Joo Hye

Woo Jung Kook

Kim Tae Han



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Last Update: December 11, 2019