The first episode, aired on November 16, showed the mermaid (Jun Ji Hyun) and Dam Ryung (Lee Min Ho) meeting for the first time long ago during the Joseon Dynasty. Come present time, Dam Ryung incarnate Heo Jun Jae is conning left and right with his skill in hypnosis and magic tricks. When he goes overseas he meets an odd woman (Jun Ji Hyun), who he thinks to be a thief in the villa where he is staying, after which hilarious situations ensue.
Here’s the scene that recorded 20.7 percent viewership.
A source from the drama staff said, “‘The Legend of the Blue Sea’ was a highly anticipated drama, and the first episode also was a great start with ratings. In the second episode, the mermaid and Heo Jun Jae get into a lot of trouble and it will be even more fun, so please tune in.”
The second episode of “The Legend of the Blue Sea” airs on November 17 at 10 p.m. KST.
Watch the first episode here: