Thriller / Crime

The Good Detective

Following the brutal murder of a university student and the subsequent death of a police detective,t he police come under increasing scrutiny and significant pressure to secure a timely conviction. 

Experienced detective Kang Do Chang (Son Hyun-joo) inherits the case from another detective and after a hasty investigation, arrests Lee Dae-chul (Jo Jae-yoon) who is later sentenced to death. 

Five years later, he is assigned to a new partner, Oh Ji-hyuk (Jang Seung-jo), who is determined to re-investigate the case when new evidence comes to light.  They decide to join forces with reporter Jin Seo-kyung (Lee Elijah) in a bid to expose the corruption and reveal the truth.  But with Dae-chul’s execution date looming, they find themselves in a race against time to prove his innocence. 

Also Known As: Model Detective
Directed by: Jo Nam-kook
Written by: Choi Jin-won
Starring: Son Hyun-joo, Jang Seung-jo, Lee Elijah
Extended Cast: Jo Hee-bong, Cha Rae-hyoung, Jung Soon-won, Kim Ji-hoon, Kim Myung-joon, Son Jong-hak, Ji Seung-hyun, Shin Dong-mi, An Si-ha, Oh Jung-se, Son Byung-ho, Jo Jae-ryong, Jo Jae-yun, Shin Jae-hwi, Lee Hyun-wook, Baek Eun-hye, Kim Sun-kyung, Yong-jin, Park Geun-hyung
Original network: JTBC
Original release: 6 July 2020
No. of episodes: 16
Running Time: 70 minutes
Producer(s): Joo Bang-ok, Park Joon-seo
Production Company(s): Blossom Story, Drama House
Distributor: JTBC
Source: JTBC