The Emperor and I episode 5 recap

An assassin barged in a women’s house and sent a letter for ransom of five thousand taels to the magistrate. The magistrate begged Madamme’s brother to save him. A lady dressed up and called Marco’s father. Flashback of Madam’s brother’s wife whined that Marco’s father chose her sister whom is Marco’s mother but not her. The lady told Marco’s father she is married to a bandit and gave birth to a daughter whom is 18 years old. Marco’s father saw Marco and hid under the table claiming he dropped a chopsticks. Madam’s brother’s wife also went under the table. The lady asked Marco’s father to meet her tonight. Marco and his mother eavesdrop on Madam’s brother’s wife and Marco’s father. Madam’s brother’s wife asked Marco’s father why did he chose Marco’s mother. Marco’s father said he was married to Marco’s mother. Marco’s father said he was drunk. The lady asked Marco’s father if he could choose again, who would he choose. Madam’s brother fought with Marco’s father.

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Marco watches Maria played the violin to the students.Marco went in the bathroom and rubbed Joe’s sister’s back and thought it was Joe. The wives gave the magistrate a chest of gold to save their husband. The beauty singer and her brother who is the Prince of the Ming Dynasty pray in front of their father’s tablet. Madam’s brother brought the gold in exchange to the wive’s husband. Under the chests are rocks. Madamme’s brother’s men fought with the Anti-Qing. The beauty lady saved her brother.

The beauty singer’s servant told Qianlong that the beauty singer is not in a good today and can’t serve him. Qianlong’s eunuch fought with the beauty singer’s maid and accidentally touched her breast. The beauty singer’s maid slapped Qianlong’s eunuch. The beauty singer told Eddy she doesn’t like making friends with a rich man who just hang around. Qianlong drinks and sighed about the beauty singer called him a playful prince. Qianlong wants to prove that he is a gentleman.

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The magistrate nominates Patrick, the nephew of a magistrate to get rid of the rebel. The French priest teaches Marco and the students playing soccer. Maria cheers up Marco to try hard. The goalie hurt his leg. Marco asked Maria to join his team. Joe’s sister brought food for Marco. Joe’s master asked Maria if there’s any position for her. Joe’s sister begged Maria to not go for Marco. Joe’s sister said she is not as pretty and educated as her.

Maria’s father (Madamme’s brother) came and picked up the ball. Marco and Qianlong fought with Maria’s father and punched him. Marco knocked the elder man to test him if he will fight back but he didn’t.

Marco’s father gave Marco’s mother a new lipsticks and promised her he will not see Maria’s mother anymore. Marco’s mother asked Marco to be nice to Joe’s sister and they are meant to be with each other. Marco told Qianlong he has a feeling that the elder intentionally didn’t avoid his punch. A sect member told the elder man that fifteen years ago he has killed two of his members. Marco and Qianlong sneaks behind the tree and watch the elder man fighting with the two sect members. The two sect members punched the elder man. Marco threw the bottle of wine for the elder man. The elder man drinks and fight with the two sect members and punches them.

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The Emperor and I episode 4 recap

On the way home, Marco wore the lady’s dress and got accused by a maid for being a pervert. Marco’s mother beat him and put some medicine on him. Marco’s father found a teacher for Marco. Marco whined that studying is boring. Marco’s mother suggests Marco to bring Qialong with him. Qianlong recited the poem for the teacher. A classmate told Qianlong and Marco that their teacher is deaf and won’t hear what they have recited. Marco’s father wine business went down due to the rumor of having snakes. Qianlong’s eunuch suggests Marco to do buy one give three free. Marco’s father yelled at Qianlong’s eunuch that this will make the business lose profit. Marco’s mother introduced to the customers how to drink wine. Marco’s mother drank three cups of wine and got drunk. Marco’s mother stood on the bottle of wines and drunkenly say the poems. The customers went in and bought the wine.

Madamme’s brother got mad that Marco’s father stole all his customers causing his wine business to god won. Madamme’s brother greets the french priest. Madamme’s brother agrees to invest in the school for his daughter Maria and the priest. The lady Maria met Marco again. The priest explained to Qianlong and Marco about the world and Qing. Marco showed the flyer for his mother and begged her to let him study at the french school. Marco and his mother watches a seadan chair passed by and the servant fought with a man who harassed her. A maid invited Marco’s father to watch the contet in the brothel of who’s going to win the beautiful singer. Marco’s mother is not interested and tore the invitation card. Joe’s sister flip taels and wonder if she should choose Marco or Qianlong.

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Marco and Qianlong requested Joe to let them board on the ship to attend the brothel. The beauty’s servant beat up Joe and forbids him to walk on the boat. Joe’s sister dressed up as a male and wants to go with Joe to the brothel. Joe’s sister helped Maroc and Qianlong sneaked in the boat to the brothel. Marco eavesdrop on the beauty’s maid and was disappointed. Joe, Marco, and Qianlong left. Marco, Joe, and Qianlong went and watch the ceremony and saw the beauty behind the pink fan. The customers bid on the three beautiful girls to win the pageant. Qianlong bought the beauty singer for one thousand taels. The beauty singer played the harp for Qianlong. Qianlong wants to befriend the beauty lady. The beauty singer told Qianlong that it’s more convenient for them to be business partners. Qianlong asked the beaty singer if she is the assassins who has saved him. Qianlong’s eunuch worried that they will run out of money since Qianlong has spent one thousand taels. Qianlong feels so great listening at the beauty singer playing the harp for him. The french priest and Maria introduced the deaft teacher Qianlong and Marco and the students. The deaf teacher said the french priest have made him a hearing aid and he now he can listen to them. Marco bumped into an elder man and picked up his shoes. Maria returned the shirt for Marco. Qianlong visits the beauty singer. The beaut singer asked the master to tell Qianlong she’s busy. Marco saw the beauty singer at the restaurant and told her that he’s sending a message for Qianlong that he likes her. The beauty singer told Marco that his parents must be disappointed he is busy courting girls instead of studying. Marco yelled at the beauty singer and left.

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The Emperor and I episode 3 recap

Marco refused to tell the guards where Qianlong is. Qianlong came and saw Marco fainted. Qianlong told the two guards he won’t come back to the palace. The two guards asked Qianlong to come back to the palace they’ll punish him. Qian Long asked the guards if they harrassed him, he can punish him. If they release him, he can let it go. The guards said they’ll wait after they hear from the Empress Dowager. Qianlong fought with the guards. A female assassin fought with the guards and killed them. Qianlong told Marco’s mother that he got chased by two thieves. He hid and coincidentally saw Marco. Marco fought with the guards and got injured. Marco’s mother said the thieves seems to have more than ten years of martial art skills and she couldn’t believe they would be thieves with their powerful skills. Qialong saw Joe’s sister and she reminds him of the assassin who has saved him. Qianlong asked Joe’s sister where was she last night. Qianlong requested Joe’s sister to take off her one eye mask. Qianlong told Joe’s sister he is attracted to her. Qianlong saw Joe’s sister eyebrow and feels that she isn’t the female assassin who has rescued him.

Qianlong gave Marco’s mother a bottle of wine. Qianlong and Marco peeked at his mother drinking the wine. Marco saw his mother drinking wine and blackmailed her to let him hang out. Joe’s sister chased Eddie. Marco teased Eddie. Marco’s parents wait for Marco to come home for diner. Marco’s father smelled the wine. Marco’s mother said it is the smell of the food. Marco went hom. Marco’s father asked Marco what does he want to do in his life. Marco’s father said he has opened a wine business and plans to let him work there.

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Madamme’s brother threw a bottle of wine at Marco’s father as a gift for their grand opening. Marco’s mother caught the bottle of wine. Madamme’s brother demanded Marco’s father to give him fifty thousand taels ahead. Joe and his sister came. Marco’s parents wine business is crowded. Madamme’s brother try to find a way to close down Marco’s parents business. Marco’s mother try to resist not to drink the wine. Marco asked his mother to drink a few wine and he won’t tell his father. Marco’s mother performed martial arts while grabbing wines for the customers. Snakes crawled on the wines. Marco’s mother hit the snakes with a stick. Marco’s mother asked Marco to look after the business. Joe’s sister dressed up and asked Marco if Qianlong is here. Marco teased Joe’s sister that it would be nice if she helped him stay here selling wines for the customers while he leaves for a while. Joe’s sister doubts if Marco fell for her.

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A lady dressed in the french suite came on board with her mother. After she takes a picture, a worker fainted. The workers assumed that the worker’s soul is in the camera. The lady’s mother fought with the workers. They chased the lady. The lady tripped down the water. Marco saved the lady. Madamme’s brother and the lady’s mother worried about their daughter. Madamme’s brother servant take down the stalls searching for the lady. The servants harrassed the lady dressed as a boy. The lady’s parents consoled their daughter and said he has chopped the servants hands. The lady told her father he has spoiled his servants and she heard that he is a jerk. The lady requested her father to donate money to build a school. The lady’s held Marco cloth.

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The Emperor and I episode 2 recap

Madamme brought Qianlong and Marco to the official and accused them of breaking her board brand. The official orderd the guards to spank Qianlong and Marco twenty times. Marco’s parents came. Marco’s parents gave the official one hundred thousand taels. Qian Long accused the official of bribery. The official ordered the guards to give forty spanks to Qianlong. Qianlong’s eunuch begged to let him replace his master to be spank. The official ordered the guards to give the eunuch twenty extra spanks. The official gave ten thousand taels as compensation to Madamme. Marco’s mother gives Marco a spank for causing troubles. Marco’s father dragged Marco out and pretends to whip him. Marco’s mother came and saw Marco’s father hitting the fabric with a stick and Marco pretends to whine. Marco’s mother whipped both Marco’s father and Marco. The eunuch ache his butt and asked the majesty to not spare that official. The eunuch and Qian Long asked the landlord to let them stay at their lodge for one night. The eunuch sighed to Qianlong that the boss asked him to do chores. The eunuch gave Qianlong a thick bun. Qianlong worries they will lose their position in the palace; they have to find the seal first. Marco ache his back. Qianlong saw Marco and teased him of causing troubles and getting spank. Marco eavesdrop on her mother practicing martial arts. Qianlong threw a snake on Marco. Marco screamed and threw the snake. Marco’s mother punished Marco to do one thousand and a half pull ups and downs.

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Joe caught his sister holding a sum of money. Joe found a seal and lend it to his servant to work. Marco and Qian Long saw Joe’s sister trick people in gambling. Marco grabbed Joe’s sister and demanded her to pay his money or he’ll sell her to the brothel. Joe’s sister yelled at the servants for help. The servants surrounded Qianlong and Marco. Joe came and greeted Marco and Qianlong and invited them for a drink of water. Joe asked his sister to return the stuff for Qianlong and Marco. Qianlong found the seal missing but the eunuch stopped him. Madamme’s sister blocked Joe’s way of carrying the goods by the harbor. Joe’s servant fought with Madamme’s sister troops. Madamme’s husband surrounded Marco’s house. Madamme’s brother heard Marco’s father paid one thousand taels to renovate the house, then changed his mind and chat with him nicely. Madamme’s brother wants to drink with Marco and said that today’s incident was a misunderstanding. Marco drink and spit at Madamme’s brother. Madamme’s brother asked Madamme to not need to argue with Marco’s family. Madamme’s brother told Madamme that Marco comes from a rich family. Madamme’s brother invited Marco’s father for a drink. Marco brought his mother to the brothel where his father is drinking with Madame’s brother. The prostitutes served Marco’s father and Madamme’s brother. Marco’s mother dragged Marco’s father out. Madamme’s brother saw Marco giving money to the prostitutes. Marco’s mother knows Marco paid those prostitute to serve his father since Marco’s father is very thrifty and wouldn’t spend money on them but it is good since it gave her a chance to punish her husband.

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Qianlong and the eunuch saw the seal.The eunuch distracts the servant. Qianlong took his seal and drink with Joe. Qianlong drinks. The two imperial guards and greet the majesty. Qianlong pretends to go to the men’s room and jumps on the roof. Qianlong dressed up in the hay coat and left and ran and bumped into Marco. Qianlong asked Marco to drive the two guards away. Marco fought with the two guards and bled.

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The Emperor and I episode 1 recap

This series starts with the fall of the Ming Dynasty. The Qing dynasty took over with the reign of Qianlong Emperor. Captain Ngok greets the majesty pleads the majesty not to go hunting under the empress dowager’s order since she is worried for his safety. Qian Long chased a deer and got attacked by some assassins. A tibetan monk saved the majesty. Captain Ngok ordered the guards to chop those assassins. The official pleas the majesty to give out the food to the victims but Captain Ngok objects. The empress dowager objects Qian Long’s idea of giving out the food and agrees with Captain Ngok. The empress dowager asked Qianlong to listen to Captain Ngok before he make a decision. Qian Long fought with the guards. The majesty’s eunuch gave the guards some silver for pretending to lose with the majesty. The majesty yelled at the eunuch and asked him to tell him if his martial arts is that bad. The majesty asked the tibetan monk why did he teach him random martial arts. The tibetan monk said it was the empress dowager’s idea worried he will get hurt. Qian Long wants to learn real martial arts. The empress told Qianlong he should spend more time studying instead of learning martial arts. Captain Ngok executed the whole family of the victims. Qian Long came and confronted Captain Ngok of executing the family with a piece of paper. Captain Ngok shows the badge from the Empress Dowager. Captain Ngok brought his daughter and the food she cooked for the Empress Dowager to taste. Captain Ngok told Empress Dowager that the majesty listened to the wrong people and prevented him from executing. Empress Dowager said she will give order to let Captain Ngok do the final decision. Captain Ngok suggests the empress dowager to cause the majesty to turn older and let him study in the house all day.

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The eunuch congratulates the majesty that the empress dowager will appoint him a concubine. The majesty put on the green jade on two of the girls but the empress dowager shakes her head. The majesty gave Captain Ngok’s daughter the jade and the empress dowager nodded. The majesty went back to the room and got mad that he can’t even choose his concubine. The majesty drinks and asked Captain Ngok’s daughter to sit on the bad. Captain Ngok’s daughter sat on the bed and screamed seeing the snakes. Empress Dowager asked the majesty why did he let the concubine she chose cry. The Empress Dowager told the majesty that he doesn’t even respect her, how can he handle ruling the world. The Empress Dowager told the majesty she can take him down and choose another prince to be the majesty. The majesty got mad he can’t even choose his own concubine and go hunting. The eunuch gave the majesty a box of music he bought in JiangJan. The majesty wants to travel in JiangNan.

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The eunuch asked the majesty to hide n the lettuce basket. The majesty and the eunuch sneaks out of the boat. The majesty asked the eunuch to buy him some tanghulu. Captain Ngok’s daughter opened the cover and didn’t see the majesty. Empress Dowager got mad that the majesty went out to play instead of studying. The majesty plans to be out of the palace for more than a week. Some paupers asked the majesty for some money. The majesty let the paupers have those dishes. The majesty and the eunuch ate at another table. A female asked the paupers to ask the majesty for money. the female stole the majesty bag of money. The majesty told the eunuch that the seal is in the bag. The female saw some cheque and threw the seal on the ground. The female pretends to learn how to write when her brother Joe came home. Joe carried a stick and tried to hit his sister. Joe helped his coworker pulling the boat. Marco’s mother got seasick. Marco threw up. Marco ate buns and watched Joe’s sister cheating in gambling. Marco played with Joe’s sister. Marco opened the cup for her. Joe’s sister threw out the cover and ran. Marco chased and grabbed Joe’s sister.

The majesty and the eunuch feels hungry. The majesty and the eunuch saw Joe’s sister. Joe’s sister asked Marco and the majesty to wait. Joe’s sister threw a fabric on the roof and asked them to take their stuff. Marco and the majesty fought for the bag. The majesty and marco fell down the roof and firecrackers burnt during a grand opening. Marco and the majesty opened the bag and saw some rocks and apologized. The commoners grabbed them.

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