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Pinocchio is a fictional character that lies often and his nose will become longer when he lies. In this drama, there is a fictional syndrome called “Pinocchio syndrome”, which a person will hiccup when he/she tells a lie.

The girl named Choi In-ha in this drama has this syndrome, she has been living normally until she went for the reporter job interview. The interviewers fail her saying a reporter with Pinocchio syndrome would be useless.

This drama talks about the reality in TV news reporting in South Korea, which reveals that news covered are not always true, news can be faked. It also shows a reality of people only receive the information they want to know.

Some background information 🙂

  • Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
  • Average viewership ratings: 10.6%
  • Written by: Park Hye-ryun
  • Directed by: Jo Soo-won, Shin Seung-woo
  • Starring: Lee Jong-suk, Park Shin-hye, Kim Young-kwang, Lee yu-bi, Lee Pil-mo
  • No. of episodes: 20
  • Production Company: iHQ