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A Pillow Case of Mystery

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Written by
Lau Chi-wah

Original language(s)

First episode date
31 January 2006

Number of episodes

Country of origin
Hong Kong

No. of episodes

Final episode date
26 February 2006


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Bobby Au-yeung Kenix Kwok Benny Chan Tavia Yeung Annie Man Lo Hoi-pang

Opening theme
"Sin Chi Sin Kok" (先知先覺) by Benny Chan

Historical period drama, Detective fiction, Fantasy

Bobby Au‑yeung, Kenix Kwok, Tavia Yeung, Eileen Yeow, Annie Man

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A Pillow Case of Mystery (Traditional Chinese: 施公奇案; literally The Curious Cases of Lord Sze) is a 2006 Hong Kong detective-fantasy television drama starring Bobby Au-yeung as the title character, Mr. Sze (Sze Sai-lun). Produced by Lam Chi-wah and edited by Lau Chi-wah, the drama is a TVB production. The original broadcast was on the TVB Jade network with 45-minute episodes airing five days a week from 31 January to 26 February 2006. The drama is set during the early 19th century Qing dynasty. Sze Sai-lun, the newly appointed magistrate of Kong-do County, accidentally encounters a spirit, enclosed in a magic pillow, who helps him solve cases.


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Due to the drama's popular success, a follow-up sequel, A Pillow Case of Mystery II was produced and was released in 2010.


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Sze Sai-lun (Bobby Au-yeung) becomes the new magistrate of Kong-do County. After a series of unresolved cases, the townspeople begin to see him as pathetic and useless. While Sai-lun was searching for evidence by a hillside, he accidentally injures himself, dropping blood on a mysterious pillow. He faints on it and discovers that the pillow encloses a spirit (Lo Hoi-pang) who can help him solve mysteries by giving him clues and riddles to solve. With the help of the pillow spirit, the townspeople begin to see a new light in Sai-lun.

Main characters

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  • Bobby Au-yeung portrays the title character, Sze Sai-lun, Kong-do County's new magistrate.
  • Kenix Kwok portrays Mai Heung-yung (born Tong Fung), the county court's maiden.
  • Benny Chan portrays Wong Tin-bah (born Tong Lung), Heung-yung's feisty younger brother.
  • Tavia Yeung portrays Princess Tsanggak Ming-chu, Sai-lun's younger god-sister.
  • Lo Hoi-pang portrays the Pillow Spirit, later revealed to be Heung-yung and Tin-bah's dead grandfather, Tong Doh-fuk.
  • Other characters

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  • Lee Fung portrays Chiu Yuet-ngor, Sai-lun's mother.
  • Rosanne Lui portrays Pong Got-ngoi, Sai-lun's official wife.
  • Eileen Yeow portrays Ka Sau-yuk, Sai-lun's second wife/concubine.
  • Annie Man portrays Chin Lai-shu, Sai-lun's third wife/concubine.
  • Gordon Liu portrays Sima Jui-fung, the head constable.
  • Mary Hon portrays Siu Kau-leung, Heung-yung and Tin-bah's foster mother.
  • Cheung Ying-choi portrays Assistant Lo, Sai-lun's assistant judge.
  • Lee Kwok-lun portrays Sze Long, Sai-lun's deceased father.
  • Awards and nominations

    39th TVB Anniversary Awards (2006)

  • "Best Drama"
  • "Best Actress in a Leading Role" (Kenix Kwok - Mai Heung-Yung)

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