A Hundred Year's Inheritance

A Hundred Year's Inheritance (2013)

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Min Chae Won is the eldest granddaughter of a noodle shop family, who comes back to the family business after a divorce. She eventually turns the small mom-and-pop operation into a “designer noodle company”. She is a lively and bright woman who comes to meet Lee Se Yoon, the son of a wealthy household who is infamous for his disparaging treatment of all those around him but actually has a gentle side.

  • Native title:

    백년의 유산
  • Also Known as:

    Noodle House; Third Generation Noodle House; Baek-nyeon-eui Yoo-san; One Hundred Years’ Legacy; 100 Years' Legacy; Hundred Year Inheritance; Baeknyeoneui Yoosan

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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Mar 20, 2014
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 6.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 6.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
I hate to write a review when I haven't watched EVERY second of every episode.... But I'd have to say this drama is at least worth a look-see or at LEAST a Dsk* for Lee Jung-Jin's smile alone. I also feel that Jung Bo-Suk and Jeon In-Hwa were really sweet.

In the beginning, I was truly intrigued by the main characters, but as the story unfolded the villain's scenes became insufferably long read more and irritating and the response from the ones who were wronged became unbelievable and unrealistic. How many times are you gonna say, "If you don't leave me alone, I'm gonna call the police.", before you actually CALL the police or get a restraining order, (if restraining orders exist in Korea)?

I truly couldn't stomach much more than 40 some episodes before I started Dsking*. I think I started suffering at about 28 episodes.

Cut in half and tying up loose ends would have really made this SO much better!

*Dsk/Dsking - My words for when you've watched enough of the drama to be know the gist of the story, but fast-forward through long drawn-out crying, wailing, reflective and unnecessary back-flashes, ridiculous screaming/fighting scenes or irrelevant and irritating side plots because you can't stomach it. OR in extreme instances skip to the last episode. LOL...
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5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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Mar 14, 2014
  • Overall 7.0
  • Story 7.0
  • Acting/Cast 8.0
  • Music 5.0
  • Rewatch Value 5.0
1. I'm not really sure why the title is "100 Years Inheritance". The drama is so focused on the story about a wife that was mistreated by her mother-in-law at the beginning and a reunion of a mother and son at the end. I thought, the story would focus on how Chae Won got successful and rich because of the noodle house and revenge on what her mother in-law did to her. read more 2. 50 episodes is just too long. There are a lot of scenes and episodes that are no longer needed. Cut it down to 20 or 24 might have given a higher score.

3. The actors were good enough not to bore me all along and I like the love story between See Yoon and Chae Won. Over-all, its an OKAY drama but honestly, not worth it for 50 episodes.
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I really love this drama. I watched this drama over and over again. It's a family drama and the cast are all good. You can feel that they're a real family. I'm not really into a long episode drama but if you're a korean drama fan this drama is a MUST. The OST's are great. Chemistry between Lee min jung and Jung kyung ho was really amazing!!! You will laugh and cry. Get angry with the other characters but all in all it's a very very good family drama.
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Both dramas are more than 30 eps. Both have the whole birth secret storyline and they deal with inheritance of a family company.

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    BaDaBa11 29 days ago

    The mother in-law and Choi Won Young character made this drama. Characters you love to hate.

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    QueenofAutumn Aug 13, 2015

    It took me 2,5 years to finish this, but I'm glad I did. Some parts are really dragging or more like slapping your forehead aweful, but the overall story is pretty good. I think this series would have been better with about 20 episodes or so less, but this is what we got. Ending is considering the entire story satisfying, although a tad unrealistic. But hey, that's dramaland right ;)

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    sophia Aug 13, 2015

    I am really a sucker for dramas like this coz I like My Daughter SeoYoung, New Tales of Gisaeng, Yellow Boots, and now A Hundred Year's Inheritance. Those makjang elements just make you feel addictive to those dramas.
    Going back to the review, I think the casts acting is great, I hated Chul Gyu evil MIL, SIL character so much. They are so annoying but it would be boring without them as well. I don't really like how Eugene character is so weak most of the time, she did stand up for herself but still appear so naive and forgiving for me. Regardless, I like the relationship Lee JungJin and Eugene has in this drama.

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    DBSK Nov 9, 2014

    I hope this isn't a spoiler, but I loved the birdcage and I felt like it was a well placed symbol. I decided not to listen to the commentators and watch it for myself to decide whether it's good or not. I am a supporter of Eugene's acting so I couldn't resist either.

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    Vui256 Aug 25, 2014

    After spending time to read all the comments and reviews above, I decided not to watch this. Because it's too long, because I heard it's very stressful. People need to watch more entertaining ones than this since that's the main purpose.
    By the way I'm confused about the ratings, it got 1st places almost all of the episodes o.O
    (yes I'm the type of person who doesn't want to go watch drama directly without reading something first lol)

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      sophia Aug 13, 2015
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    Sleepninja Aug 12, 2014

    Almost done! Woohoo! This drama has introduced me to some new actors and actresses to follow. :D

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    Raza Mar 14, 2014

    Shame on all the people who ended up watching all 50 episodes lol!

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    ochan07 Feb 7, 2014

    I've just finished watching this drama and honestly I'm glad it's over. If it wasn't for Lee Jung Jin I probably would have given upon it at the very beginning. It's very long, most of the time badly written and truthfully boring and predictable. I skipped quit a lot of parts because I got bored.
    Still just because it didn't fit my taste doesn't mean other people won't like it. There are certainly funny parts in it as well.

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    soumatra Jan 22, 2014

    I will write a better story with my foot

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    Herbalis Jan 16, 2014

    The most frustrating drama ever. It starts off real good & then it went downhill. I felt like a fool because i watched all 50 episodes. I couldn't stop watching...I felt like the writers owed me a good ending after putting me through hell ( I kept hitting the pause button during episodes out of frustration). In the end i got screwed. Worst drama EVER!!!!

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    minjung0703 Dec 18, 2013

    very nice drama, and a good acting to all the characters min chae- won and lee se- yeon have a nice chemistry together,,and all it so funny.. very advisable to watch to anyone it didn't waste your time..............only one thing disappoint me where Lee Se-Yeon lost his sense of taste i really hope that he will regain his sense of taste with Min Chae-Won by his side..and they love each other but it really didnt happen until to the last episode.. i didnt say this to discourage you to watch this.. it only keeps a mark in my mind that i want to erase...(ae-gooo0)...

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    ParaPhrase Nov 13, 2013

    This drama was irritating all the way through only to have a very unsatisfying ending. Put me in a bad mood the whole time I watched. Had to leave it before I came back just to find out what happened in the end. Skipped a lot of the scenes too.

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    Almonda Jul 6, 2013

    I really liked this drama during the first eps, it was promising, but then it got more and more ridiculous and I droppped it after 32 episodes...this was drama was torture, I feel bad for the actors that they had to act in this badly written drama.

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    Jupiter Jun 25, 2013

    Hong Joo was my favorite, she should have had more episodes.

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    Koisuru Jun 25, 2013

    also why does Yoon Ah Jung play the part of a psycho rich girl who loves the guy who doesnt love her back... again. aish so frustrating.


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    South Korea
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    Jan 5, 2013 to Jun 23, 2013
  • Aired On:

    Saturday, Sunday
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  • Duration:

    1 hr. 12 min.


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    7.0 (scored by 910 users)
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