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Beans of Wisdom from the future
by | February 19, 2017 | 6 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Michykdrama voices a complaint in “Voice: Episode 8” comment #13: This episode made me feel a bit conflicted. Because some parts had me annoyed like the ridiculous way Jin Hyuk took down the 100000 bad guys after just having been beaten half to death….... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Feb. 13-19, 2017
by | February 19, 2017 | 109 Comments
It happened—Defendant finally broke the 20% mark in style, proving that it’s the force to be reckoned with in the Monday-Tuesday slot. Bringing up second is still Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People, while Hwarang remains steadily below the 10% mark. At least Introverted Boss has seen some improvement, even... More »


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Chief Kim: Episode 8
by | February 18, 2017 | 44 Comments
Presented with a long-awaited opportunity to finally leave all this behind and make his way to his beloved Denmark, Chief Kim seems to think he has everything figured out and prepares to make his getaway. With a little help from his friends, our unlikely do-gooder fights TQ’s totalitarian rule with... More »


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Tomorrow With You: Episode 5
by | February 18, 2017 | 139 Comments
Our lovebirds embark on an exciting chapter of their lives where everything is practically peachy. As So-joon and Ma-rin adjust to their new living situation as honeymooners, he’ll keep trying his damnedest to create a better, unwritten future for them. But when the past starts creeping up on the present,... More »


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Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | February 18, 2017 | 127 Comments
I’m still in catch-up mode, but I diligently made my way through my stack of episodes ’cause (1) I can never stay away from dramas for too long, and (2) they pile up so quickly that the thought of what I’d have to confront if I kept ignoring the pile... More »


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Odds and Ends: Happy birthday, Dramabeans!
by | February 18, 2017 | 139 Comments
javabeans: It took us a week to recover, but we wanted to thank everyone who came to our 10-year anniversary party in LA last weekend, which was hugely fun. At least it was for me! girlfriday: And me! And the rest of our minions, some of whom had never been... More »


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News bites: February 18, 2017
by | February 18, 2017 | 25 Comments
Hyun Bin, Yoo Ji-tae, Ryu Joon-yeol A speedy reunion might be in store for Hyun Bin (Hyde, Jekyll, Me) and his Alliance director Kim Sung-hoon. The star has received an offer to star in the director’s next work, a Joseon-era zombie blockbuster titled Rampant. [Xports News] Aieee, two of my... More »


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Chief Kim: Episode 7
by | February 17, 2017 | 45 Comments
Just as Sung-ryong has decided to embrace the good within him, he learns that past misdeeds have their repercussions. However, it’s frightening how quickly the public’s attitude can shift, but through these challenges, true bonds are formed and tested. Our hero realizes that having one or two people who believe... More »


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Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People: Episode 6
by | February 17, 2017 | 86 Comments
I knew it was coming, but I had still held out hope that Gil-dong could be carefree and happy just a while longer. Amogae’s carefully built illegal empire starts to topple like a house of cards, and the greatest victims are the people he loves most: his children. Surprisingly, it’s... More »


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Psychological thriller webtoon Out of the World gets drama adaptation on OCN
by | February 17, 2017 | 31 Comments
OCN is my go-to cable channel when I want to feel psychological chills and see some quality action thrills, and they’ve lined up a great schedule for year 2017. Right now, Voice is airing to solid ratings, and it’s also got Choi Jin-hyuk’s time-traveling cop procedural coming up in March.... More »