Defendant (2017)

Then help me find my memory… Can’t you do it? – Park Jung-woo


Defendant Synopsis : Park Jung-woo is a prosecutor at Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office. One day, he wakes up and finds himself a convict on death row. Suffering from temporary amnesia, Jung-woo has no idea what transpired to land him in prison. He struggles to recover his memory and clear his name. (Source : Wikipedia)

  • Ji Sung as Park Jung-woo
  • Um Ki-joon as Cha Sun-ho / Cha Min-ho
  • Kwon Yu-ri as Seo Eun-hye
  • Oh Chang-seok as Kang Jun-hyuk
  • Uhm Hyun-kyung as Na Yeon-hee
  • Genre : Legal drama / Thriller
  • It aired on SBS from January 23 to March 21, 2017 on Mondays and Tuesdays for 18 episodes.
  • Innocent Defendant is directed by Jo Young-kwang of 49 Days, and written by Choi Su-jin of City Hunter.


  • The first episodes of this show were addicting, and got me hooked immediately. It is emotional, exciting, thrilling, mysterious and intriguing.
  • It takes a spot among dramas that are consistently amazing from start to finish.
  • Despite the great and thrilling plot, best part of the drama for me was the acting.
  • All the actors in this are talented, and portrayed their roles well.
  • Ji Sung and Um Ki-joon were perfect acting partners and they had great acting chemistry.
  • Uhm Ki Joon perfectly played out his psychopath role.
  • Amazing acting from Ji Sung. Never underestimate his skills in expressing emotions. I can’t imagine any other actor in this role – it was simply perfect for him.
  • Defendant is a drama that cannot be easily put to words, it should be watched.
  • The drama is simply captivating and mesmerizing. I recommend it to everyone.

My Rating – 9/10

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