Special Labor Inspector
|Special Labor Inspector|
|Also known as|
|Created by||Kang Dae-sun|
|Written by||Kim Ban-di|
|Directed by||Park Won-kook|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||32|
|Running time||35 minutes|
|Distributor||Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation|
|Original network||MBC TV|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||April 8 –|
May 28, 2019
Special Labor Inspector (Korean: 특별근로감독관 조장풍; RR: Teukbyeolgeunrogamdokgwan Jo Jang-pung; lit. Special Labor Inspector Jo Jang-poong) is a South Korean television series starring Kim Dong-wook, Park Se-young, Ryu Deok-hwan and Kim Kyung-nam. It aired from April 8 to May 28, 2019 on MBC TV.
The series follows the story of a civil servant who is appointed as a labor inspector in the Ministry of Employment and Labor.
- Kim Dong-wook as Jo Jin-gap
- A pure-hearted, hardworking, and honest person with strong sense of justice. He was once a promising judo athlete but was forced to quit after trying to protest an unfair result. He then attempted to become a fitness teacher, but it did not last long as he was unable to control his quick temper in front of the chairman's son. He eventually studied and passed the level nine civil servant exam and becomes a civil servant for a secured government position. However, everything changes when he is assigned as a labor inspector for the Ministry of Employment and Labor.
- Park Se-young as Joo Mi-ran
- Jin-gap's ex-wife who is a former judo athlete turned detective.
- Ryu Deok-hwan as Woo Do-ha
- Ace lawyer of the legal department at Myeongseong Group.
- Kim Kyung-nam as Cheon Deok-gu
- Jin-gap's former pupil who becomes his loyal secret investigator.
- Seol In-ah as Go Mal-sook
- The personal secretary of Myeongseong Group's chairperson.
- Oh Dae-hwan as Goo Dae-gil
- Lee Won-jong as Ha Ji-man
- Kang Seo-joon as Lee Dong-young
- Song Ok-sook as Choi Seo-ra
- Yoo Su-bin
The first script reading of the cast was held in early January 2019.
- In this table, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
- NR denotes that the drama did not rank in the top 20 daily programs on that date.
- N/A denotes that the rating is not known.
|Ep.||Original broadcast date||Average audience share|
|1||April 8, 2019||4.3% (NR)||5.0% (NR)||4.0%|
|2||5.0% (NR)||5.8% (17th)||4.1%|
|3||April 9, 2019||3.9% (NR)||4.2% (NR)||4.3%|
|4||4.7% (NR)||5.2% (NR)||5.2%|
|5||April 15, 2019||5.4% (19th)||6.5% (14th)||4.3%|
|6||6.3% (15th)||7.7% (8th)||5.3%|
|7||April 16, 2019||5.8% (17th)||6.8% (10th)||N/A|
|8||6.8% (11th)||7.9% (8th)||5.5%|
|9||April 22, 2019||5.7% (18th)||6.6% (13th)||N/A|
|10||6.6% (14th)||7.6% (8th)||5.3%|
|11||April 23, 2019||5.9% (20th)||7.0% (13th)||N/A|
|12||6.4% (18th)||7.6% (10th)||5.7%|
|13||April 29, 2019|
|15||April 30, 2019|
|17||May 6, 2019|
|19||May 7, 2019|
|21||May 13, 2019|
|23||May 14, 2019|
|25||May 20, 2019|
|27||May 21, 2019|
|29||May 27, 2019|
|31||May 28, 2019|
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- "Special Labor Inspector [Title in the URL]". iMBC.com. Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved May 8, 2019.
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- "김동욱, MBC '특별근로감독관 조장풍' 타이틀롤 캐스팅 확정 [공식입장]". Naver (in Korean). OSEN. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
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- "설인아, MBC '특별근로감독관 조장풍' 캐스팅 확정…시크하고 도도한 비서로 변신". Naver (in Korean). Korea Economic Daily. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
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- "이원종, '특별근로감독관 조장풍' 출연... '손 the guest' 김동욱과 재회". Naver (in Korean). Tensia. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
- [공식] 배우 강서준, ‘특별근로감독관 조장풍’ 환상의 라인업 합류. Naver (in Korean). SE Daily. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
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