According to Nielsen Korea on September 25th, the second episode of The Golden Spoon jumped to an average nationwide rating of 7.4%. This is a 2% increase from the premiere’s rating of 5.4%. The highest viewership rating per minute was 10.2%.
The second episode of the drama had Lee Seung Cheon (played by Yook Sung Jae) successfully turning his life around by using the mysterious golden spoon to swap his parents with his rich friend’s. He was very satisfied with living the comfortable life his friend Hwang Tae Yong (Lee Jong Won) used to live. As Seung Cheon became able to wrap everyone in the school around his finger, he began to take revenge on his friends and teachers who previously put him down.
Meanwhile, SBS’ One Dollar Lawyer starring Namgoong Min, which premiered to an average nationwide rating of 8.1%, remained the most-watched miniseries of the night with a slight increase of 0.4 % to 8.5 % for its second episode. The highest viewership rating in the episode soared to 12.7%.
The second episode had Baek Mari (Kim Ji Eun), who fiercely argued with lawyer Chun Ji Hoon (Namgoong Min) in the courtroom, reuniting with him as an intern. Lawyer Chun was seen leaving a one-dollar bill in her hand after saying, “If you solve this, you can work with us.” The bickering chemistry between an eloquent lawyer Chun and Mari brought many viewers to laughter.