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The super extremely popular Korean drama starring Lee-Young Ae as the first historical female doctor Jang Geum who struggles in a story about redemption, revenge, friendship and love. It became the highest rated show ever, averaging 47% (1/2 of all households) throughout the 50-60 episodes it lasted. it also became exceedingly popular in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan and Canada. It can be seen as one of the triggers to the recent Korean phenomenon that has gripped the Western world.
"Did you catch that episode of Jewel in the Palace yesterday?"
"Plesh, I saw the original Korean version with subtitles as to not reduce the quality of my viewing pleasure!"

by Justin Kong Sing Cheung January 12, 2006
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