A Pillow Case of Mystery II

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A Pillow Case of Mystery II
施公奇案II
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A Pillow Case of Mystery II official poster
Genre Costume drama
Detective fiction
Fantasy
Written by Lee Yee-wah
Choi Suk-yin
Starring Bobby Au-yeung
Jessica Hsuan
Johnson Lee
Leila Tong
Joel Chan
Theme music composer Yip Siu-chung
Opening theme "Bit Tai Koo Ngor" (別低估我) by Wong Cho-lam
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes 20
Production
Executive producer(s) Lam Chi-wah
Location(s) Hong Kong
Camera setup Multi camera
Running time 42 – 45 minutes
Production company(s) TVB
Release
Original network TVB Jade
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release 12 July – 7 August 2010
Chronology
Related shows A Pillow Case of Mystery (2006)
External links
Website
A Pillow Case of Mystery II
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Title screen shot
Traditional Chinese 施公奇案II
Simplified Chinese 施公奇案II
Literal meaning "The Curious Cases of Lord Sze II"

A Pillow Case of Mystery II (Traditional Chinese: 施公奇案II; literally The Curious Cases of Lord Sze II) is a 2010 Hong Kong detective-fantasy television drama starring Bobby Au-yeung as the title character, Mr. Sze (Sze Sai-lun).

Produced by Lam Chi-wah and edited by Lee Yee-wah and Choi Suk-yin, the drama is a TVB production. The original broadcast was on the TVB Jade network with 45-minute episodes airing five days a week from 31 January to 6 August 2010. The two-hour finale was aired on Saturday, 7 August 2010.

Plot[edit]

The drama is a direct sequel to A Pillow Case of Mystery, which aired in early 2006. Set in the early 19th century Qing dynasty, a year after the original, Sze Sai-lun meets a new pillow spirit, who convinces him to become the new magistrate for Sin-yau County.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main characters[edit]

  • Bobby Au-yeung portrays the title character Magistrate Sze Sai-lun, Sin-yau County's new magistrate.
  • Jessica Hsuan portrays Ng Kwan-yau, a con artist.
  • Joel Chan portrays So Ying-chun (born Guuwalgiya Jinchun), the son of the Eighth Prince.
  • Leila Tong portrays Ting Mei-yan, the daughter of General Ting.
  • Johnson Lee portrays the new Pillow Spirit, later revealed to be Ngau Tai-lik, a castrated man, from the Ngau village.

Recurring characters[edit]

  • Lee Fung portrays Chiu Yuet-ngor, Sai-lun's mother.
  • Rosanne Lui portrays Pong Got-ngoi, Sai-lun's official wife.
  • Eileen Yeow portrays Ka Sau-yuk, Sai-lun's second wife/concubine.
  • Gordon Liu portrays Szema Jui-fung, the head constable.
  • Law Ho-kai portrays Ng Sau-shun, Kwan-yau's uncle and owner of the Dragon Phoenix Inn.
  • Cha Cha Chan portrays Tit Kim-lan, an employee at Dragon Phoenix Inn.
  • Alex Lam portrays Chukot Leung, an employee at Dragon Phoenix Inn.
  • Wi Kar Hung portrays Golden-haired Rat, an employee at Dragon Phoenix Inn.
  • Dai Yiu-ming portrays Assistant Lui Ming, Sai-lun's assistant judge.
  • Cilla Kung portrays Ting Ting, Mei-yan's younger cousin.
  • Luk Wing-chi portrays Ng Hei-lam, Ng Kwan-yu's six-year-old daughter.

Other characters[edit]

The swordfish murder case[edit]

The undergarment theft case[edit]

The painting theft case[edit]

The drama murder case[edit]

The family genocide case[edit]

The serial rapist murder case[edit]

Pillow spirit and Mystery Bay case[edit]

Viewership ratings[edit]

Week Episodes Average points Peaking points HK viewers
(in millions)
References
1
July 12–16, 2010
1 — 5
30
36
1.91
[1]
2
July 19–22, 2010
6 — 9
32
37
2.03
[2]
3
July 26–30, 2010
10 — 14
31
39
1.98
[3]
4
August 2–6, 2010
15 — 19
31
1.98
[4][5]
August 7, 2010
20
34
37
2.17
[4][5]

Awards and nominations[edit]

TVB Anniversary Awards 2010[edit]

  • Nominated: Best Drama
  • Nominated: Best Actor (Bobby Au Yeung)
  • Nominated: Best Actress (Jessica Hsuan)

References[edit]

External links[edit]