History of the Salaryman is based of ‘The Romance of the Three Kingdoms‘ in set dark world of Salaryman workers.
This drama depicts the trial and tribulations of the average salaryman, from humble beginnings to success. This drama portray the salaryman’s loneliness and isolation, struggles, sorrows, hopes and successes in a realistic light.
- Drama: History of the Salaryman (International English title) / Salaryman Chohanji (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Selreorimaen Chohanji
- Hangul: 샐러리맨 초한지
- Director: Yu In-Sik
- Writer: Jang Young-Cheol, Jung Kyung-Soon
- Network: SBS
- Episodes: 22
- Release Date: January 2 – March 13, 2012
During the cover of night, Yoo-Bang (Lee Beom-Soo) enters a dark villa with a flashlight. Yoo-Bang finds a man Ho-Hae (Park Sang-Myeon) dead, slouched over on a chair, and a woman Yeo-Chi (Jung Ryeo-Won) hiding behind a curtain. At Ho-Hae’s funeral, detectives enter and arrests Yoo-Bang and Yeo-Chi for the murder of Ho-Hae.
- History of the Salaryman Torrent Files takes over the SBS Monday & Tuesday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by “A Thousand Days’ Promise” and followed by “Fashion King” on March 19, 2012.