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Birth of the Rich

This is one of those series that I put watching on hold after the first few episodes. I suppose it didn't capture  my interest so much back then. If I remember correctly, I started it for Lee Si Young (Boys before Flowers), but the first few scenes of hers made me think "terrible acting", I wonder why because it turns out that she's a gem throughout.
Birth of the Rich follows the quest of Choi Suk Bong, played by Ji Hyun Woo (Invincible Lee Pyung Kang) to find his biological father whom he believes is a rich man, despite never having met him once in his life. Since a small kid, he always tells people that his father is a chaebol, based on the story told by his mother about their fateful encounter and he's been holding to a special necklace given by his father to the mother before they got separated. In order to find the father, he always sneaks into the events attended by the riches and takes every chance he gets to show them the necklace, thinking that one of t…