Cain and Abel is based on the biblical story of Adam and Eve’s first two sons, Cain and Abel is about Cain’s jealousy towards his brother Abel. Lee Cho In is a very gifted doctor who has everything that he wants whereas his older brother, Seon Woo, is jealous of all the attention that Cho In receives. Seon Woo blames his brother for taking everything good in his life away from him. Seon Woo blames Cho In for getting their father’s love, getting more recognition as a doctor, and for stealing the woman he loves.
- Drama: Cain and Abel
- Revised romanization: Kaingwa Abel
- Hangul: 카인과 아벨
- Director: Kim Hyeong-Sik
- Writer: Park Kye-Ok
- Network: SBS
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: February 18 – April 23, 2009
- Runtime: Wed & Thurs. 21:55
Lee Jong-Min, Lee Jin-Sung, and Choi Yeon-Hee were classmates in medical school. Jong-Min falls in love with Yeon-Hee, but she was already in love with Jin-Sung. Jong-Min gives her up, falls in love with his coworker Hye-Joo, and marries her. The four of them open Bo-Sung Hospital together.
After seeing Jong-Min comfort Yeon-Hee in her troubled marriage with Jin-Sung, Hye-Joo suspects Yeon-Hee of having her husband’s child. Hye-Joo’s jealousy causes a car accident which leads to the death of Jin-Sung and Yeon-Hee. Jong-Min saves the baby’s life in Yeon-Hee’s womb and adopts the baby as his own son. Feeling betrayed by her husband, she realizes she only has her son, Sun-Woo, left by her side. But she finds out Sun-Woo has a brain tumor and tries to build a medical center to save her son. Going against her wishes, Jong-Min tries to build an emergency medical center.