A popular Chinese TV series based on Bao Zheng.

!!This work contains examples of:

* ActingForTwo
* FlowerMotif: Pai Xiamei is named after Mei (Plum) Flower.
* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Bao Zheng. This is what led to Gongsun Ce, Zan Zhao and the four brothers serving him.
* KangarooCourt: Of course, {{subverted}} with Bao. Played straight with other villains.
* [[LoveTriangle Love Quadriladeral]]: The main point of "The Dream of Mandarin Ducks and Butterflies Case".
* [[PrinceAndPauper Mistress and Maid]]: Yea Niang and Shuishui.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: In a world where corruptions run rampant, Bao Zheng is one of the few who is this.
* RedBaron: A lot of the people got one, particularly those involved in the jianghu world. Of notes are "The Seven Heroes" - of which Zan Zhao are a part of - and "The Five Gallants", with each member having a name to themselves.
* SiblingYinYang: Zan Jen and Zan Ping.
** Also Consort Lee and Consort Liu. While Lee is unambitious, Liu is very power-hungry.
* TemporaryLoveInterest: Oh, poor Zan Zhao. All three of his love interests are dead; in some way that is very sad.
* TheVoiceless: Wang Shunxiang. It is a plot point that [[spoiler:she was kidnapped and poisoned to frame her brother in-law, Xiaju, that he killed her]]. She is also unable to appeal to Bao because she can't write. [[spoiler:Zan Zhao eventually uses his power to purge poison out of her to save her and her child.]]
* TrueCompanions: Bao Zheng, Gongsun Ce and Zan Zhao.
* UndyingLoyalty: Gongsun Ce, Zan Zhao, Wang Chao, Ma Han, Zhang Long and Zhao Hu to Bao Zheng.