On August 6, AGB Nielsen Media Research reported that the August 5 episode of MBC TV’s Doctor Jin recorded an audience share of 13.4%. That’s 1.6% higher than that of the July 29 episode, which was 11.8%.
In the August 5 episode, the final story of Kim Byung Hee (played by Kim Eung Soo) and Lee Ha Eung (played by Lee Bum Soo)’s struggle for power was shown. Kim Byung Hee tries to kill Heung Sun but fails because of his oldest son’s betrayal. Kim Byung Hee eventually shoots himself and dies in the arms of his son, Kyung Tak (played by JYJ’s Jae Joong). Before he dies, Kim Byung Hee calls his son’s name for the first time, saying, “Your arms are warm, Kyung Tak. You now live your own life.”
Viewers who watched the episode responded: “It was the best scene featuring Kim Eung Soo and Jae Joong.” “I love Doctor Jin.”
Doctor Jin is currently attracting a lot of attention because only one more episode is left.