fictitious story takes place in Korea during the Joseon dynasty a few
centuries ago, in
the 1500s. It is set during the reign of King
who was dethrone in 1506 for tyrannical misruling. The period 1504 to
1506 to be more precise.
on a pair of clowns (or more accurately minstrels /
street entertainers) who perform bawdy plays, songs, and acrobatic tricks for
both aristocrats and commoners.
The first part of the story takes place on the streets of
Han-yang (Capital of Korea in the olden days) while the second part takes place in the
palace of the despotic monarch.