The Unnie’s Review Couch Corner: The Forbidden Marriage

Lee Heon is the king of Joseon. 7 years ago, when he was a crown prince, his beloved wife died. To this day, he has not been able to get over her death. For the past 7 years, the royal family and government members have tried to get King Lee Heon remarried without success. The nation has also implemented a geumhonryung edict, which is a ban on all single women marrying during this time when the king has not married. People are furious over the marriage ban. One day, King Lee Heon hears of a woman named Ye So Rang, who claims the spirit of the king’s late wife exists within the royal palace. Meanwhile, Ye So Rang is a swindler and claims to interpret marital harmony signs. She is arrested and jailed where Officer Lee Shin Won works. To get out of her predicament, she pretends to be possessed by a spirit in front of Lee Shin Won. During her ruse, she mentions that the spirit of King Lee Heon’s late wife exists within the royal palace. She is then brought in front of the king and he asks her if she can really see his late wife’s spirit. To survive, Ye So Rang acts like her body is possessed by the king’s late wife. Ye So Rang’s lies get bigger and more audacious.

MYDRAMALIST
  • Starring: Kim Young Dae | Park Ju Hyun | Kim Woo Seok
  • Episodes: 12 (1 hr. 10 mins.)
  • Aired: December 9, 2022 – January 21, 2023
  • Network: MBC

Acting: 8/10
Story: 8/10
Music: 8/10
Comfort Score: 8/10
Overall: 8/10

Fave Song:

Story: 7.5/10
Acting: 8/10
Music: 8/10
Rewatch Value: 6.5/10
Overall: 8/10


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A couple of ladies who love to express their opinions from anything and everything. That includes shows and music and anything in between. This blog is dedicated to our love and appreciation for Asian entertainment and culture.

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