After the controversial murder of an elderly Catholic clergyman, a foul-mouthed and hot-tempered priest teams up with a slow-witted detective and a headstrong prosecutor to solve the case.
- Drama Title: The Fiery Priest
- Other Titles: N/A
- Genre: Comedy, Crime
- Director: Lee Myung-woo
- Writer: Park Jae-bum
- No. of Episodes: 40 (2 episodes per broadcast day)
- Broadcast Period: February 15 to April 20, 2019
- Time Slot: Friday & Saturday @ 22:00 Korean Standard Time
- Running Time: 28 to 35 minutes per episode
- TV Network: SBS (terrestrial)
- Production Company(s): Samhwa Networks
- Preceded by: N/A (This is the first prime time Fri-Sat drama of SBS)
- Followed by: Nokdu Flower
Cast & Characters
Kim Nam-gil as Kim Hae-il (Father Michael), a foul-mouthed Catholic priest. He looks gracious on the outside, but is actually rude. He used to be an agent ten years ago before he left to be a priest.
Kim Sung-kyun as Goo Dae-young, a detective at Gudam District Police Station. He may look very stubborn and sturdy, but he is slow-witted and unique at the same time.
Lee Ha-nee as Park Kyung-soon, a strong and smart prosecutor. With both beauty and brains, she knows she can solve the biggest mysteries.
Go Joon as Hwang Cheol-beom, a representative of a big company and a former gang leader. He’s a bad guy who looks like a frail country bumpkin on the outside. He does all kinds of misdeeds and makes a fortune out of it.
Geum Sae-rok as Seo Seung-ah, a rookie detective at Gudam District Police Station. She used to be a sepaktakraw player, but changed paths to be a policewoman. She sees Kim Hae-il as a mentor.
Jeong Young-joo as Jung Dong-ja, Gudam District’s commissioner
Kim Hyung-mok as Kang Seok-tae, a senior prosecutor at Seoul Public Prosecutor’s Office.
Jung In-gi as Nam Seok-gu, the chief of Gudam District Police Station.
Han Ki-joong as Park Won-moo, representative of Gudam District in the National Assembly
Lee Moon-shik as Ki Yong-moon, a local cult leader
Kim Won-hae as Vladimir Gojayev, a gangster
Jung Dong-hwan as Lee Young-joon (Father Gabriel), head priest at Gudam Cathedral
Jeon Seong-woo as Han Seong-gyu (Father Marco), a priest at Gudam Cathedral
Baek Ji-won as Kim In-kyung (Mother Sarah), head nun at Gudam Cathedral
Ahn Chang-hwan as Ssongsag Tekaratanapeuraseoteu, a delivery guy at a local Chinese restaurant
Go Gyu-pil as Oh Yo-han, a convenience store clerk
Yoon Joo-hee as Bae Hee-jung, a local psychiatrist
TO BE UPDATED