The Thorn Birds
The Thorn Birds is a 2011 South Korean television series where one woman forsakes her love and family for her ambition while another woman embraces with love all that the former had left behind. Fates of a bit part actress Seo Jung-eun and a film producer Han Yoo-kyung who chose success are intertwined and resolved gradually as their mutual stories progress. The "thorn birds" of the title refers to Jung-eun's character, who only brings out her best at the cost of great pain. A thornbird is a mythical bird who searches for a thorn tree from the day it is born. When it finds it, the bird impales itself upon the sharpest thorn, and rises above the agony to sing the most beautiful song ever heard.
Where to Watch The Thorn Birds
Below you'll find every episode from the first season of The Thorn Birds.
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Season 1Drama Fever | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Mar 2, 2011
Episode 1 When Seo Jung Eun auditions for a role in a movie, she meets her childhood friend, Han Yoo Kyung, and confront their shared past.
S01 E02Mar 3, 2011
Episode 2 When things between Young Jo and Jung Eun become friendly, Yoo Kyung is determined to seduce him.
S01 E03Mar 9, 2011
Episode 3 Jung Eun becomes very involved with the filming process, garnering her both attention and respect, but Yoo Kyung tries to reveal her past.
S01 E04Mar 10, 2011
Episode 4 When a video clip of Jung Eun as a child pops up on the internet, a huge scandal involving Lee Ae Rin's illegitimate child arises.
S01 E05Mar 16, 2011
Episode 5 Jung Eun's friend, Yang Mi Ryun, and Young Jo's brother, Park Han Soo, get into trouble after swindling investors of 10 million won.
S01 E06Mar 17, 2011
Episode 6 Yoo Kyung rejects Young Jo's marriage proposal because he refuses to be the HeaJu's heir.