Watch: Strangers from Hell (2019 - Korean sub English) (Season 1, Episode 1 - Strangers from Hell Episode 1)
The Plot: People who commit cruelty against the weak in order to enrich themselves with more money and power while answering to no one are monsters. A man takes on the corrupt elite or monsters whose identities are hidden from the public after he loses his family in a conspiracy that was engineered by very powerful people. In a twist, he finds love amid the shady underworld and through this turn of events, this TV miniseries sends a message of noblesse to oblige and the true meaning of life.
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Psychological, Drama
Stars: Im Shi Wan
Director: Lee Chang Hee
On the day before Jong Woo starts working at a new company, he moves into a shabby place named Eden Studio where the residents are given their own small room, but share the kitchen and bathroom. From the first day in the studio, he gets annoyed by his strange neighbors and some pounding noise from upstairs. On the first day at work, Jong Woo meets with his colleagues and starts to work at Jae Ho’s company. Meanwhile, Hee Joong in Unit 310 decides to go to the 4th floor to find out what makes the pounding sound. As soon as he sets his foot in the dark and creepy place, he realizes that he’s in big trouble. Jong Woo meets Moon Jo who also lives at the studio on the rooftop. Jong Woo feels comfortable with him as they speak the same language. Jung Hwa gets suspicious about Deuk Jong in Unit 306 and starts an investigation on her own. Meanwhile, Jong Woo is exhausted and stressed from work. On his way home, he witnesses something creepy. Jong Woo starts to think that the residents in the studio are all strange and that something is going on. He tells Jung Hwa that he keeps hearing thumping sounds from the fourth floor. Jung Hwa enters the dark and creepy abandoned place on her own to check what’s going on there. Ji Eun messages Jong Woo, saying that she is headed to the studio. When Jong Woo arrives with Officer Soh, Ji Eun is frustrated with Jong Woo’s overreaction. The next morning, Jong Woo hears something strange from Mun Jo, but everything he said turns out to be true. Feeling confused, Jong Woo decides to leave Eden Studio. Meanwhile, Officer Soh’s investigation leads her to Ms. Eom’s hidden past. Jong Woo meets Seok Yun who just moved in. They become close as they talk about other people in the studio. Seok Yun becomes curious about them, and Jong Woo tells him not to cause trouble. Meanwhile, Jung Hwa visits Mun Jo’s clinic and learns about Mun Jo’s past. Bok Soon prepares a meal and secretly heads down to the basement. Jong Woo gets himself into trouble by beating up some teenagers and Mun Jo comes to the police station to help him out. However, Jong Woo becomes afraid that Mun Jo’s kind deeds are actually choking him. Meanwhile, Jung Hwa continues to look into Detective Cha’s disappearance and finds a clue while searching near Eden Studio. Jong Woo keeps spiraling out of control. Jong Woo thinks that Seok Yun acts strange and goes to the studio to get him out of the place. However, when Jong Woo arrives at the place, Seok Yun seems just fine, except that he almost begs Jong Woo to stay with him in the studio. Meanwhile, Jung Hwa feels helpless because the detectives won’t let her continue investigating.