[MHN Roh Pooleun] tvN drama 'Tale of the Nine-Tailed' aired its last episode on Thursday night.
The show aired from October 7 to December 3, 2020 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:50PM KST. The time slot was previously occupied by 'Flower of Evil' and followed by 'True Beauty' on December 9.
The 16th episosde aired on Thursday recorded the show's second-highest rating of all time. According to Nielson Korea, the drama's average nationwide rating recorded 5.785 percent.
The show traced the journey of a male gumiho (nine-tailed mythical fox) named Lee Yeon (Lee Dong Wook), who is looking for his first love named Nam Ji Ah (Jo Bo Ah). Lee Yeon was once the mountain spirit of Baekdu Mountains. He sacrificed his life as a mountain god to resurrect the life of a woman he loved. Lee Yeon now lives as a nine tailed fox in human form and has been this way for hundreds of years.
Meanwhile, Nam Ji Ah works for TVC station as a PD of documentaries. Back in 1999, her parents were involved in a car accident and she remembers a man that saved her in that accident. Now she reviews CCTV footage through which she sees the man that saved her, Lee Yeon.
While there were a few happy endings, the last episode presented a huge twist to fans. Following Lee Yeon's sacrificial death, Nam Ji Ah and Lee Rang (Kim Bum) were a mess.
The two tried to bring Yeon back. But the two ended up finding their way to 10th Lord of the Underworld. For the return of Yeon, they were ready to sacrifice themselves. Amid the mess, Rang managed to convince the 10th Lord of the Underworld and his death led to Yeon's return in a human form.
Video clips of the drama are uploaded to tvN DRAMA YouTube channel. Below is CG compilation of the last episode:
The follow-up series 'True Beauty' will be aired from December 9 at 22:50PM KST.
'Tale of the Nine Tailed' aired final episode, marks highest ratings!