〈Partners for Justice〉 Season 2
- Director Noh Do-cheol
- Writer Min Ji-eun
Jung Jae-young,Jung Yoo-mi,Oh Man-seok,Kang Seung-hyun
- Category Drama
- Year 2019
- Running Time
- Homepage http://www.imbc.com/broad/tv/drama/forensic2/
- First Episode
There is no right answer when it comes to death. But this story is about people who need to find the cause of death and the right answer.
A place where moral and immoral behaviors are exposed, based on scientific truths. The National Forensic Service and state prosecutors are like two sides of a coin during a criminal investigation. Although they are not alike, this drama brings them together in a special team.
In season 2 of 〈Partners for Justice〉, the maverick medical examiner and novice prosecutor come together once more to work as a team. The time is set to a year later after the events of season one and it is Eun Sol’s second year as a prosecutor, which makes her a “1st Grade Prosecutor” among her peers. Eun Sol has gained experience in uncovering the truth and she has a partnership with Baek Beom, a maverick medical examiner. Together they butt heads to solve the murder of Oh Man Sang, an unsolved case from a year ago. This drama does not attempt to suggest that there is a proper way of investigating crimes and how to use forensic
Baek Beom - Starring Jung Jae-young
Male, National Forensic Service, maverick medical examiner
Baek Beom is a maverick.
They say dead people cannot speak. That is not true. All the dead bodies that he examines have detailed stories to tell. He believes one constant truth and that is every contact point leaves a trace. However, at the end of Season One, he encounters a murder case where the victim, whose name is Oh Man Sang, has no evidence to point to any conclusive cause of death. What is the identity of the victim, how did he die, and why was he killed? A body that has no trace of any cause of death. A year later, he stumbles upon a piece of evidence that has a subtle similarity to the Oh Man Sang case. Baek Beom puts the similar cases together and starts to dig into the hidden truth.
Eun Sol - Starring Jung Yoo-mi
Female, “1st Grader Prosecutor” who seeks the truth
Season Two begins a year later after the events of Season One and Eun Sol is succeeding in fulfilling her role as a prosecutor. Being prosecutor who is an independent overseer of an investigation and holds a good portion of power when it comes to aspects related to law, she believes that a certain balance needs to be maintained. This is why instead of emphasizing that she is the lead investigator to police officers to put them in a subordinate position, she strives to create an equal partnership with them and decides on whether to prosecute based on the legal facts of a case. Since she thinks she cannot make a conclusive decisions based on just written documents, she makes a point to always inspect a crime scene with her own eyes and combs the whole area thoroughly.
Doh Ji-han - Starring Oh Man-seok
Male, Relentless prosecutor who always gets his man
Early in his career, he was like Eun Sol and brimmed with self-assuredness with a cocky attitude. But after fighting drug dealers, who are unpredictably dangerous, prosecuting immoral criminals guilty of financial crimes, and outwitting sly and powerful men who lawyer up with an army of high-powered attorneys, he has come to realize what real strength is about in life. Though he has a hardened attitude, he is a mentor to Eun Sol and has a tumultuous relationship with Baek Beom but when everything is on the line, he turns into a team player and has a weird bromance with Mr. Baek.
Sally Kim - Staring Kang Seung-hyun
Female, Replacing Stella Hwang as a researcher in the National Forensic Service’s Toxic and Chemical Substances Division
With a stubborn and tenacious personality, she is fiercely competitive and shows no leniency. Due to her no-holds-barred approach, her peers call her “Helly” instead of Sally. She is professionally obsessed over death, toxicity, and poisonous substances, and is always focused on her work and shows herself to be capable at getting excellent results. After coming to the National Forensic Service, she became captivated with Baek Beom and made her feelings toward him obvious. When she learns that Eun Sol lives next-door to Baek Beom, she proposes to Eun-sol that they switch houses. But when Eun Sol does not agree to switching homes, she decides to just crash at her place. This creates an awkward love triangle between her, Baek Beom and Eun Sol.