Directed by Jin Hyeok (진혁)
Screenplay by So Hyeon-kyeong (소현경)SBS | Airing dates : 2009/04/25~2009/07/26
28 episodes - Sat, Sun 22:00
Alternative title : "Brilliant Legacy"
Eun-seong is studying overseas in New York when she is suddenly called back to Korea by her dad just 2 years into her studies. Meanwhile, Sun-woo Hwan is also ordered to return to Korea by his grandmother after studying abroad for 3 years in which he hardly studied. Koh Pyeong-jung, who is Eun-seong’s father, struggles to save his company from going bankrupt. One day, his wallet is stolen by a thief along with his ID and credit cards. The thief subsequently dies in a gas explosion accident and the police, upon finding Koh Pyeong-jung’s wallet on him, mistakenly identify him as Koh. So a death certificate for Koh Pyeong-jung is promptly issued. Koh decides to lay low and not tell his family that he is alive to keep the creditors at bay for the time being. But his second wife who is Eun-seong’s stepmother, collects the insurance money that is paid out from his life insurance policy and then kicks out her stepchildren Eun-seong and Eun-woo while moving into a new home with her daughter Seung-mi. Eun-seong asks for assistance from her boyfriend Hyung-jin who turns her down. Soon after her brother Eun-woo, who is mentally retarded, goes missing. While searching for her brother, Eun-seong works as a waitress at a nightclub and meets Joon-sae, a friend of her former boyfriend. Joon-sae helps Eun-seong as much as he can. A year later, Eun-seong is still looking for her brother and decides to transfer to a Korean college. So she quits her waitress job and starts selling dumplings to make enough money to pay for her tuition. Meanwhile, Jang Sook-ja, the founder of a food company, becomes deeply disappointed in her grandson Hwan who has no direction in his life. So to gather her thoughts on what to do about her grandson, she visits her old neighborhood in the poor section of the city where she encounters Eun-seong who is selling dumplings. She hears about Eun-seong’s hardships and immediately sees that Eun-seong is an honest, hardworking person with a heart made of gold. So to test Eun-seong’s mettle, she moves in with her for a month, sharing a tiny room. Afterwards, Jang Sook-ja makes up her mind to appoint Eun-seong as the heir of her food company and brings her home...
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|Han Hyo-joo (한효주)|
Ko Pyeong-joong's daughter, Ko Eun-seong (고평중의 딸, 고은성)
|Lee Seung-gi (이승기)|
President Jang's successor, Seon Woo-hwan (장 회장의 상속자, 선우환)
|Moon Chae-won (문채원)|
Seong-hee's daughter, Yoo Seung-mi (성희 딸, 유승미)
|Bae Soo-bin (배수빈)|
Restaurant manager, Park Joon-se (레스토랑 경영자, 박준세)
|Ban Hyo-jeong (반효정)|
Hwan's grandma, President Jang/Jang Sook-ja (환의 할머니, 장 회장/장숙자)
|Yoo Ji-in (유지인)|
Hwan's mother, Oh Yeong-ran (환의 어머니, 오영란)
|Han Ye-won (한예원)|
Hwan's younger sister, Seon Woo-jeong (환의 여동생, 선우정)
|Jeon In-taek (전인택)|
Eun-seong's father, Ko Pyeong-joong (은성 부, 고평중)
|Kim Mi-Sook (김미숙)|
Eun-seong's step-mother, Baek Seong-hee (은성 계모, 백성희)
|Yeon Joon-seok (연준석)|
Eun-seong's younger brother/Servant syndrome patient, Ko Eun-woo (은성의 남동생/서번트증후군 환자, 고은우)
|Choi Jung-woo (최정우)|
Joon-se's father, Park Tae-soo (준세 부, 박태수)
|Lee Seung-hyung (이승형)|
President Jang's housekeeper and cook, Pyo Seong-cheol (장 회장의 집사겸 요리사, 표성철)
|Kim Jae-seung (김재승)|
Eun-seong's former boyfriend/Joon-se's friend, Lee Hyeong-jin (은성의 옛남자친구/준세 친구, 이형진))
|Son Yeo-eun (손여은)|
Eun-seong's friend/construction company employee, Jeong In-yeong (은성의 친구/건축사 직원, 정인영)
|Min Yeong-won (민영원)|
Lee Hye-ri (이혜리)
|Jung Suk-won (정석원)|
Jin Yeong-seok (진영석)
|Park Sang-hyeon (박상현)|
Park Soo-jae (박수재)
|Jeong Byeong-cheol (정병철)|
Church administrator (교회관리자)
|Kim Kwang-san (김광산)|
|Bae Kwang-won (배광원)|
|Kim Ho-chang (김호창)|
|Min Joon-hyeon (민준현)|
|Baek Seung-hyeon (백승현)|
Manager Lee Joon-hyeong (이준형 점장)
|Lee Sang-hoon-I (이상훈)|
Seon Woo-hwan messenger (선우환 메신저)
|Kong Yoo-seok (공유석)|
|Hong Yeo-jin (홍여진)|
DVD (SG - Ch Tr, English Subtitled)
Han Hyo-joo Style - Hairband (Navy Blue) (1pc)
Han Hyo-joo Style - Cubic Earrings (Pink)
Han Hyo-joo Style - Ponytail Holder
DVD 9-Disc (US Version - English Subtitled)
TW - Ch Tr Sub
DVD Vol. 1/2 (MY - En, Ch Tr, My Sub)
DVD Vol. 2/2 (MY - En, Ch Tr, My Sub)
DVD Vol. 1 of 2 (English Subtitled) 5-Disc
DVD Vol. 2 of 2 (English Subtitled) 5-Disc
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