Watch: The Tale of Nokdu (2019 - Korean) (Season 1, Episode 1 - The Tale of Nokdu Episode 1 - 2)
The Plot: Jeon Nok Du lives on an island with his father and older brother. He is smart and a good swordsman. Since he was little, his father did not let him study or go to the mainland. One day, his father and older brother are attacked by a group of female assassins. Jeon Nok Du chases after one of the assassins to the capital. During that time, Jeon Nok Du meets Dong Dong Ju. She wants to shoot the King with her arrow, but Jeon Nok Du saves her from trouble. Meanwhile, the assassin that Jeon Nok Du chases goes into a widowed village. To find out who and why his family was attacked, Jeon Nok Du disguises himself as a woman and enters the widow village.
Genre: Action, Historical, Comedy, Romance
Stars: Jang Dong Yoon
Director: Kim Dong Hwi, Lee Hyun Jin
Nok Du, who is living on a small island, witnesses his father and brother get attacked by a group of assassins. He decides to leave home and find out who they are and work for. He follows the leads and arrives in Hanyang. At a market, he runs into a man who plans a terror attack on the King. However, they soon get arrested because of an incident at the market. Nok Du disguises as a woman and enters the village where only widows are allowed to live. Fortunately, no one is suspicious of Nok Du yet. He finds out that there's a gisaeng house right next to the widow village. When Nok Du finally finds the female assassin that he has been looking for, a group of widows takes him somewhere. At night, Nok Du happens to overhear the conversation of a group of widows who look like trained assassins. Nok Du starts to follow one of them into the woods. Meanwhile, Nok Du's father and brother move from the island to the mainland. Yun Jeo, Nok Du's father, decides to go to Hanyang to take care of unfinished business. Nok Du and Dong Joo become close. Nok Du helps out Dong Joo when she is having a hard time because of her injured hands. Dong Joo says that she wants to treat Nok Du like an older sister. Nok Du happens to see a shaman and widows performing a religious ceremony, and he thinks that the widows are scheming something. Dong Ju realizes that Nok Du has been pretending to be Lady Kim so far. Nok Du persuades Dong Ju to let him stay in the village. The widows talk about a man who sneaked into the village last night, and they plan to catch him by making a composite sketch of him. Nok Du decides to give the widows misleading information about the man to confuse them. Dong Ju hears a rumor about the man who broke into the village the other day. She realizes that it is not a good idea to let Nok Du stay in the village. She asks Nok Du to leave the village. Meanwhile, Nok Du finds out that a group of widows is planning to kill someone, and he makes a deal with the widows. Nok Du decides to help Dong Joo so she doesn't have to be a gisaeng. Nok Du gives up the mission that the widows of Muweol Corps gave him. He goes to meet Lady Chun with an idea that can help Dong Joo. Meanwhile, the widows of Muweol Corps agree to give Nok Du the second chance and order him to complete another mission. Dong Joo keeps being reminded of her childhood and family after she came to Hanyang. She visits the house she used to live when she was a child. That's when she runs into Yul Mu. And Nok Du happens to watch them have a chat from afar. Nok Du manages to complete his mission, but he hears that the real Lady Kim and her servant got caught. Nok Du returns to the village for widows with Dong Joo and Yul Mu after completing his mission in Hanyang. However, the widows and gisaengs in the village think that Nok Du likes Yul Mu. Meanwhile, Yun Jeo and Hwang Tae see that a group of assassins are in front of their place. They start to run away from the assassins. Nok Du is curious about who Dong Joo likes. He asks her who it is, but she never tells him. Nok Du decides to tell Dong Joo his feelings for her, but Dong Joo tries to keep her distance from Nok Du. Meanwhile, when Aeng Du is with Yul Mu, she lets out Nok Du's secret before she realizes it. Yul Mu finds out that Nok Du has been pretending to be a woman all this time and that Dong Joo has been looking out for Nok Du. Yul Mu wants to know if Dong Joo has feelings for Nok Du. And Nok Du tells Dong Joo that he will make her fall in love with him. Meanwhile, Prince Yeongchang is forced to leave the palace.After the widows of Muweol Corps left for Hanyang to kill the local functionary, Nok Du and Lady Chun find out that the widows are in a trap. Lady Chun asks Nok Du to go help out the widows, and that's how Nok Du becomes a member of Muweol Corps. Meanwhile, Heo Yun and other noblemen are plotting conspiracy, but suddenly Yul Mu shows up.