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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 10 Part 4 Finale!

Tian is at the airport with his family when Tul comes to see him off. Tul asks why Tian looks so disappointed to see him, Tian tells him not to be ass. He also tells Tul not to get on his nerves for once as he’s about to leave. Tul says that at least this time he gets to see

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 10 Part 2

Tian is at home reading the inscription on the ring Phupha gave him which reads “Phupha’s Heart”. He then puts the ring on his finger to admire it before he begins to write. Tian is writing to Chief Phupha telling him that he’s been home for weeks. He tells Phupha that his life at home is so different that it

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 9 Part 4

Phupha is alone in his room staring longingly at his Green Giant tea sachet. We then get a flashback to when Phupha was talking to Tian’s dad. Tian’s dad thanks him for taking care of his son so well. Phupha apologizes to him for the incident and that he had to fly there himself. He says that it’s not Phupha’s

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 9 Part 3

Tian is back teaching at the school, he is reminding everyone to bring banana leaves and stems for tomorrow as they will be learning stamping art tomorrow. Tian then looks at the clock and tells the children that they can go home now. Meejoo says she would like to stay and hear a story. The kids of course want to

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 8 Part 3

Tian walks through the tea farm where the villagers still refuse to look at him. Tian can do nothing but to keep walking. Tian arrives at Khama’s house and at least Khama will talk to him as well as acknowledging his existence. Tian asks him if Longtae is home but Khama says he hasn’t seen him since this morning. Tian

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 8 Part 1

This episode starts off with Tian getting a blessing from a Buddhist monk. Afterwards he takes a bouquet of flowers to the memorial area where he gives them to Torfun. He tells her that he’s become a volunteer teacher now. Tian says that he won’t be able to bring her flowers for awhile. He’s not sure what exactly she wants

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 7 Part 4

Tian tells Phupha that there’s something important that he wants to tell him. When Tian can’t quite say it, Phupha asks him if he’s trying to confess his love for him. There’s some more awkward silence before Phupha finally passes out from drinking too much. Tian rubs his neck and sniffles. The next day Phupha takes Tian out on his

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 7 Part 3

Tian is just finishing cooking at the forest ranger base when the rangers come in. Tian tells them that they are just in time for dinner that he’s prepared for them. Dr. Nam says that it’s great that after a fun football game they can come back to a meal prepared for them, isn’t that right Chief? Tian says that

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 6 Part 2

Tian is shopping when he gets tapped on the shoulder by Longtae who asks Tian if he’s been waiting awhile. Tian says that no, he just got there. The two then start walking together. Longtae explains that the shopping are they are in is the souvenir centre of their province as all the buses stop there. Longtae tells Tian that

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 6 Part 1

The episode starts off with Tian talking about how Torfun might find it silly but he used to be into expensive model cars. Tian says that with a few bamboo sticks, paper and rope he was also able to have a lot of fun. Tian says that he understands what Torfun said about happiness now. As the simple things can

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 5 Part 4

Tian shivers and asks if the students feel cold. The kids say that they are cold and Tian tells them to make sure they clean up properly. Yod, Rang and Phupha are approaching the classroom but stop to watch Tian with kids. Yod says that at first he didn’t think that Tian would last 3 days max in the village,

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 5 Part 2

Tian and Dr. Nam are leaving the restaurant talking about where to get dessert when Mr. Sakda shows up. Dr. Nam thanks him for paying for the meal. Mr. Sakda says that Dr. Nam takes care of the villagers, it’s like he’s taking care of his people too. Dr. Nam then introduces Tian to Mr. Sakda. Mr. Sakda says it’s

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 4 Part 1

This episode starts with Tian waking up to find Phupha sitting next to him. Phupha asks him if he’s sober now. Tian sits up a bit more and realizes he’s wearing different clothes. Phupha tells him there’s no need to be shy as forest rangers have more scars than him. When Tian doesn’t say anything, Phupha offers to take off

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 3 Part 3

Tian wakes up alone in the house. He looks briefly for Phupha but notices some food left on the table. Tian realizes that he’s starving and starts munching happily away. Phupha comes back to the house only to see Tian eating breakfast. Phupha asks if it’s as good as Tian’s American breakfast. Tian can’t help teasing him a little saying

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 3 Part 2

This part starts right where we left off, where Tian is arguing with the tea leaf buyers. Tian accuses the man of cheating, the man says that Tian is discrediting him. Tian says that it clearly said 5 and the man wrote down four. Tian says that if that’s not cheating he doesn’t know what is. The thugs tell Tian

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 3 Part 1

The episode starts with a flashback of Tian playing badminton with Tul. Tian says he’s getting tired really quickly lately. Tul tells him that he just sucks at playing the game. Tian manages to win, and Tul complains that Tian said he was exhausted. The two reach for the towels when Tul asks Tian if he managed to check out

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 2 Part 3

It starts off at Tian’s house where Tian is getting ready to go to the school. He can hear some rather loud knocking which surprises him since Chief Phupha doesn’t knock. He yells at the person saying he’s coming. When Tian opens the door though it’s not Chief Phupha but Yod. Tian asks if it can’t be Yod everyday but

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 2 Part 2

Tian follows Chief Phupha to the Villlage Chief Khama’s place. Tian notices writing on a sign hanging above the doorway and remembers seeing similar writing in Torfun’s notebook but he doesn’t know what it means. The Village Chief comes up from behind them and says “birth, old age, sickness and death are unavoidable.” Apparently that’s the translation of the sign

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 2 Part 1

Episode 2 begins with Tian visiting the Sangthong Aid Foundation while holding Torfun’s volunteer teacher ID from the same foundation. Tian takes a deep breath and walks through the gate into the courtyard where he meets a man in the middle of gardening. Tian Tells him that he wants to apply to be a volunteer teacher. The man tells Tian

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 1 Part 4

The final part of episode 1 starts off with Tian sitting on a bus in the rain looking at Torfun’s volunteer ID. Tian then opens Torfun’s notebook to the first page. Torfun says she has finally reached Pha Pun Dao village. We then see Torfun says it may be absurd to believe in Pha Pun Dao village’s tale but she

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A Tale of a Thousand Stars: Episode 1 Part 3

This episode starts with Tian entering the party only to have his Mom come and drag him to meet Mr. Wanchai and Mr. Damrong. Tian greets them nicely but when Mr. Damrong says that this is the son that got sick and almost died Tian’s attitude grows cold. His parents says that yes, he is that son. Mr. Damrong then

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