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Strongest Deliveryman: Episode 4

Everything seems to be going well for our four leads, but the promise of happiness this soon in a show never bodes well — especially not when Kang-soo is so close to figuring out what really happened the night of Hyun-soo’s accident. Things may look shaky for the burgeoning bromance because of it, but at least Jin-gyu has figured out how to protect his shins from Dan-ah’s kicks.

 
EPISODE 4 RECAP

Now that Kang-soo knows the road was illegally blocked off the night of Hyun-soo’s accident, he goes to the police station to file a report. The detective agrees that blocking off the road was indeed illegal, but points out that the racers can’t be charged for Hyun-soo’s injuries since they didn’t actually cause them.

At Kang-soo’s pleading, the cop agrees to open an investigation, but he doesn’t seem too enthusiastic about getting results since that stretch of road doesn’t have any CCTV cameras nearby. Kang-soo hits the streets, asking anyone in the neighborhood if they saw anything, but no one was either awake or in the area at that time of night.

 

Jin-gyu’s mother orders him to text Ji-yoon goodnight. Even though he doesn’t want to, he obeys and sends Ji-yoon a sweet message telling her that he had a good time earlier and he hopes she sleeps well. In return, Ji-yoon responds that she’s blocking him. Pfffft.

Ji-yoon then decides that to “block” Jin-gyu in real life and plans to show Jin-gyu how close she and her “ajusshi” are, which she hopes will finally make Jin-gyu give up his pursuit of her.

Yeon-ji visits Dan-ah at the hospital, where Dan-ah marvels that in just one day, she’s been able to get the money that would take her half a year to save. When Dan-ah expresses hesitation about accepting Jin-gyu’s money, Yeon-ji reminds her that Dan-ah risked her life. Yeon-ji also adds that that amount of money means nothing to those kind of rich people.

 

Dan-ah decides to stop worrying and just accept the money. Yeon-ji congratulates her for finally escaping “Hell Joseon,” but then she starts to tear up as she hugs Dan-ah, since this means Dan-ah will soon be moving away. Dan-ah tells her to sleep over in the hospital room, pointing out that it’s much nicer than their apartment.

But Yeon-ji says she needs to start practicing letting Dan-ah go. Dan-ah looks sad to be left alone in the hospital room, and Yeon-ji cries as she walks home. Aw.

Kang-soo and Sung-jae haven’t been able to find any information about the illegal racers, so they decide to call off their investigation for the night and start again tomorrow. As Kang-soo heads back home, he sees Dan-ah on her scooter, which is odd, since she should still be recovering at the hospital.

He follows her to the English learning center. Dan-ah is surprised to see him, but he chides her for working when she’s sick. She explains that if she doesn’t show up even for one day, she’ll be fired.

Kang-soo automatically grabs a stack of textbooks to deliver them to the classrooms for her, and not even the independent Dan-ah can argue that she could use the help in her current condition. Kang-soo works tirelessly and efficiently, helping clean and taking over the most strenuous tasks.

Their work finally done as morning comes, they enjoy a cup of coffee on the rooftop. Dan-ah explains to Kang-soo that she cleans the center every day before dawn, and in payment, she gets to take classes for free. He wonders why she’s bothering to learn English when she’s already graduated from school, but she tells him she has her reasons and he’ll find out soon enough.

Dan-ah then asks him what he was doing out-and-about at that hour of the morning, and he tells her he has another job as a detective. She scoffs at that, telling him in English that it’s a waste of time trying to talk to him. Kang-soo bristles, insisting that he understood her insult, although I’m not sure if he actually understood or just assumed she’d say something mean.

 

As a “thank you” for his help, Dan-ah decides to discount 10,000 won from her “secret keeping” fee. Her usual “You’re the best, oppa!” actually seems somewhat sincere, although Kang-soo grumbles that she shouldn’t try to act cute.

The knucklehead trio go to Yeon-ji’s yoga studio, worried that they can’t find her. They wonder if the fact she was crying is because she’ll be leaving the neighborhood, but then suddenly Yeon-ji appears, wondering if they’re there to sign up for classes. The guys readily agree, and as she goes through the poses in her class, the trio don’t even pretend to try, instead just goggle at the pretty.

 

But Yeon-ji assumes they just need a little extra help and tries to contort their bodies into the proper positions. When the other two see Byung-soo’s expressions of pain as Yeon-ji manhandles him, they quickly try to get themselves into the poses. Pffft.

Jin-gyu cheerfully bounces into the Lively Noodle restaurant, ready to start his shift. Despite not having slept at all the night before, Kang-soo readies Jin-gyu for their morning task: peeling onions.

As they go through a giant vat of onions, Jin-gyu can’t help the tears streaming down his cheeks. When he asks why Kang-soo isn’t crying even though they’re both peeling onions, Kang-soo wryly says it’s because he doesn’t rub his eyes with the same hand that’s peeling onions. Jin-gyu sniffles as he says Kang-soo should tell him these kinds of tips sooner.

 

The recently moved-in loan sharks walk around the neighborhood, leaving their cards in the doors of all the restaurants. Even though this is a busy street for business and therefore the restaurant owners shouldn’t have need for loans, the loan shark has had a tip and anticipates he’ll get some business soon enough — that’s why he came to this neighborhood in the first place.

The loan shark sees Chef Jang walking to the noodle restaurant and immediately bows and greets Chef Jang with respect. He apparently recognizes Chef Jang from when the loan shark worked under a gangster in another town. Chef Jang coldly tells him that he must be mistaken, but the loan shark is convinced he knows Chef Jang.

When Chef Jang gets to the restaurant, Soon-ae asks him why he looks so worried. That’s because Chef Jang did, indeed, recognize the loan sharks. Which means he knows that something bad must be going on if those guys have moved into the neighborhood.

That “something bad” is undoubtedly Hye-ran’s determination to open up her nearby “Jung Family” restaurants within the next month. She also decides to meet with the bank that the local restaurant owners use. She smiles to herself as she tells her assistant that she’s found someone to run the expansion project. This can’t be good.

Jin-gyu goes to the snobby woman whose vase Dan-ah accidentally broke when she fainted. The woman insists that it’s an expensive vase, but Jin-gyu out-snobs her by calling her apartment tiny and the vase cheap. Hahaha, the shocked look on her face is priceless, and Jin-gyu walks away with a satisfied grin as he tells the woman that he’ll handle it and for her to leave Dan-ah alone.

Jin-gyu’s out doing deliveries when he has to skid to a stop to keep from colliding with Ji-yoon when she slowly steps out into a crosswalk. They bicker at each other until Ji-yoon notices that he’s driving a delivery scooter. She mockingly assumes that Ohsung Group must have gone bankrupt to have him working such a job.

Jin-gyu points out that Ji-yoon is one to talk, since she comes from a wealthy family but works part-time at the cafe. Ji-yoon smugly informs him that she hates getting hand-outs from her family, so she’s working to be independent, unlike some people who just play around all day at his family’s expense.

 

Annoyed, Jin-gyu tells her to move aside so he can finish his deliveries. As she does, Ji-yoon notices the name of the restaurant on the delivery bike, realizing it’s the same place as where her “ajusshi” works. She worriedly asks Jin-gyu if he’s told Kang-soo anything about their blind date, and Jin-gyu grumbles that dating her isn’t exactly something he’s about to brag about.

That kind of statement is just the thing to convince Ji-yoon’s mother that Jin-gyu will never fall for her. But when Ji-yoon pulls out her phone to have him repeat it, Jin-gyu sweetly says dating her is a blessing, then he leans in to kiss the phone. Ha! Annoyed, she throws her kimbap at him, but he closes his helmet visor to block it and then smugly drives away. Hahahaha!

 

Gong-gi and his boys invite Kang-soo to a “welcome to the club” dinner, but Kang-soo breaks the news to them that their beloved ox bone soup grandmother probably won’t be opening up shop any time soon. They’re all stunned to hear what happened to Hyun-soo, and the guys create a plan of attack to get the word out in order to find someone who will help them identify the illegal racers.

All the neighborhood delivery guys come together to post information online, create flyers and signs, and spend their nights after work asking people in the area if they’ve heard anything about the race.

 

Jin-gyu’s passed out asleep on the sofa in Dan-ah’s hospital room, and Dan-ah yells at him to wake up. He groggily tries to get up, sighing that he’s never worked so hard in his life before. Dan-ah warns him not to say things like that or else he’ll get beat up, since there are so many people who work that hard every single day.

She orders him to go home and sleep, and Jin-gyu asks if he can just stay there because he’s sooooooooo tired. When Dan-ah threateningly offers to re-energize him (using her Hapkido skills, no doubt), he suddenly scrambles to his feet and wishes her a good night as he speeds out the door. Aw, even though she still yells at him, there’s a an element of casual friendliness in their banter.

 

The pouring rain means a day of hell for the delivery drivers, since everyone wants to order in instead of going out for lunch. Jin-gyu miserably whines that he’s going to throw up from working so hard, but Kang-soo just says that he should wait to throw up until after their shift’s over since there’s no time to stop right now.

Kang-soo arrives at a large office building, and a Gong-gi and a bunch of the other delivery guys there, too. They update each other on their search for the illegal racers, but so far there are no leads. Kang-soo says they’ll hold off the search for tonight so the guys can get some sleep.

Gong-gi, trying to hide his jealousy, asks about Jin-gyu. Gong-gi figures that a guy who drives a nice car would be involved with underground racing world. But Kang-soo vouches for Jin-gyu based on the few days he’s worked with him. Kang-soo doesn’t believe that Jin-gyu would do something so foolish like race illegally or block off the road, but Gong-gi warns him the culprit is always closer than you think.

After their shift, Jin-gyu convinces Kang-soo to let him leave early instead of cleaning up, promising to come back tomorrow and work twice as hard. Jin-gyu goes to the hospital, and when Dan-ah finds out he left Kang-soo to do all the clean up work by himself, she kicks him the shins — but by now Jin-gyu has learned how to avoid her punishments. Their relationship seems to grow more comfortable by the day, and Dan-ah offers to walk him to hospital lobby.

 

They find Gong-gi just outside, writing in his own name as Dan-ah’s guardian after crossing out Jin-gyu’s name. Dan-ah has no time for Gong-gi’s nonsense, and at the first threat, he scurries out of the hospital — but tries to give Jin-gyu one last theatrical warning that he has no right to be Dan-ah’s guardian.

Kang-soo is surprised to find Ji-yoon waiting for him in his room. She pouts that he’s never tried to call her, then tells him that she’s looking for a cheap goshiwon. He’s stunned that she could live in such cheap, cramped quarters, but Ji-yoon points out that she once lived in his tiny room. Ha!

Ji-yoon tries to get Kang-soo to confess that he missed her, but he refuses to answer. She suddenly leans in for a kiss — perfectly in frame for the hidden camera that’s recording everything. But Kang-soo calmly pushes her back. Despite her best efforts, her attempt to kiss him is denied. He still sees her as the high school runaway, even knowing the truth about her age and circumstances.

Annoyed, she takes her camera and flounces out into the pouring rain. Sighing, Kang-soo runs after her to give her an umbrella. Ji-yoon stubbornly tries to avoid it at first, complaining that he’s only treating her like a kid. She finally relents when he tells her that’s true, but he still doesn’t want her to catch a cold.

 

As Kang-soo runs back to the noodle restaurant, he sees the lights on at Hyun-soo’s grandmother’s soup restaurant. He stops in to see her busy prepping to open up for business tomorrow. She sadly explains that since Hyun-soo will likely be in a coma for awhile, they’ve moved him to the nearby hospital. But she tells herself that he’ll wake up eventually — they just need to have faith.

Kang-soo gets a call from someone who saw the illegal racers, and offers to give him a copy of his car’s blackbox recording. However the blackbox is damaged, so it’ll take some time to recover the data.

 

Meanwhile, the delivery guys keep busy working overnights, pounding the pavement to find anyone who might have seen anything that night. They’re barely being able to stay awake during their shifts. Kang-soo and Jin-gyu continue to have fun as they work together. Ooooof.

Ji-yoon’s found a cheap room and moved in, excited to spend her first night in her own place. Her perpetual optimism refuses to be dampened by the cramped space or the thin walls. But a big bug sends her running out of the room, screaming.

Kang-soo is surprised to find Ji-yoon asleep in his room when he returns after another all-night investigation into the illegal racing. He prods her awake, and she sleepily tells him that she can’t stay at her new room but will instead stay in his room.

Kang-soo marches her down the stairs, insisting that she leave. But just then Jin-gyu arrives for his shift, and Ji-yoon takes the opportunity to try and convince Jin-gyu that she and Kang-soo spent the night together. Kang-soo has no idea what she’s talking about, much to Jin-gyu’s amusement, and Ji-yoon and Jin-gyu continue to bicker until she leaves.

The data on the blackbox has been restored, and Kang-soo and Gong-gi watch the footage of the fancy race cars drive by. Kang-soo recognizes the car as the one belonging to Jin-gyu. Uh-oh. Gong-gi is ready to immediately track down Jin-gyu, but Kang-soo says he’ll handle it.

 

It’s Jin-gyu’s last shift at the noodle restaurant because Dan-ah will soon be released from the hospital. The guys sit down to share a drink together as Jin-gyu happily chatters at Kang-soo, telling him that even though it was hard work, it was still fun.

Kang-soo calmly and casually brings up the subject of Jin-gyu’s fancy car. Jin-gyu’s face lights up with delight as he unwittingly answers Kang-soo’s questions about racing, telling him that in order to have a race, they have to temporarily block off roads. Jin-gyu joyfully describes the thrill he gets from racing, specifically mentioning his most recent race. Oh no.

When Jin-gyu asks if Kang-soo wants to try racing sometime, a stone-faced Kang-soo bluntly tells him “no.”

 

Kang-soo tells Jin-gyu that one of his good friends is in the ICU due to racing, and Kang-soo thought up until just a few minutes ago, even despite evidence to the contrary, there was no way Jin-gyu could be involved. After all, Kang-soo had originally determined Jin-gyu wasn’t a bad guy. But now Kang-soo knows for sure that Jin-gyu is the reason Hyun-soo is in a coma.

Kang-soo says they should go to the police so Jin-gyu can confess. Jin-gyu desperately pleads with Kang-soo that he’ll do anything to take responsibility — he’ll pay for all of Hyun-soo’s medical bills — but he can’t go the cops. If Jin-gyu gets in trouble one more time, he’s done for.

Angry, Kang-soo asks if Jin-gyu’s sincerity only amounts to money in the end. Jin-gyu drops to his knees, begging not to go to the police, but Kang-soo drags him out of the restaurant anyway.

At the police station, Kang-soo shows the detective the blackbox video of the race cars driving by, insisting it’s evidence that Jin-gyu was involved with the illegal racing. Then Kang-soo orders Jin-gyu to give his statement, and after a moment’s hesitation, Jin-gyu says that he and his friends just went for a drive and he has no idea what Kang-soo is talking about.

Kang-soo is outraged by this apparent betrayal as Jin-gyu plays up the “is driving a nice car a crime?” angle. The detective brings in the taxi driver who witnessed the payment to construction worker blocking off the entrance to the highway, but the taxi driver can’t be sure if it was Jin-gyu or not. That means Jin-gyu is free to go.

Kang-soo confronts Jin-gyu in front of the police station. Kang-soo looks like he’s ready to punch Jin-gyu in the face, and Jin-gyu tells him it wouldn’t be wise to hit him when there are so many cops around. Jin-gyu angrily adds that he’s been trying to live like a human being ever since he had another chance at life, and refuses to let Kang-soo stand in his way.

Kang-soo spits out that he actually started to believe Jin-gyu was a decent guy, but now he knows that Jin-gyu is even an even worse person than he first thought. As Jin-gyu turns to leave, Kang-soo warns him that he’ll catch Jin-gyu soon and make him pay. Jin-gyu points out it’s difficult to punish a man with a lot of money, but Kang-soo says that they’ll see who wins in the end.

 

At the hospital, Kang-soo apologizes to the comatose Hyun-soo for being a fool. But he promises that Jin-gyu will pay for his crimes, no matter what. Dan-ah sees Kang-soo leaving the ICU, but he doesn’t hear her calling out to him.

Back in his room, Kang-soo tells Ji-yoon what he found out about Jin-gyu. She wonders how Kang-soo will be able to find the evidence to build a case against Jin-gyu. But Kang-soo is confident he will, since he has one thing that Jin-gyu doesn’t: friends.

The next morning, Ji-yoon stares in awe as over three hundred delivery drivers arrive on their scooters. As he waves at his friends, Kang-soo mutters that it’s over for Jin-gyu.

 
COMMENTS

Even though I knew it was coming, I’m still sad that Kang-soo and Jin-gyu’s bromance is officially over and they’re back to being enemies again. It’s even more disheartening because I can see both sides of the story. Yes, Jin-gyu was being irresponsible by closing off the road so he could enjoy his racing, but for Jin-gyu, racing was the only thing that made him feel alive. He also knows that if it’s found out that he was arrested for illegally racing, it will drag his family’s company into the news and he’ll earn even more wrath from his father (if that were even possible). Jin-gyu probably thinks his chances of surviving Kang-soo’s threats are higher than surviving Chairman Oh’s threats — I get the feeling something more serious than a golf club would be involved if it was publicly revealed that Jin-gyu’s illegal racing put another person in a coma.

As for Kang-soo, well, we already know from the first episode exactly what he thinks of people who try to weasel their way out of a situation by throwing money around. In fact, I wonder if some of Kang-soo’s anger comes from the realization that Jin-gyu is no better than that hit-and-run driver. Kang-soo’s strongest attribute is his sense of honor, and it must be extra humiliating to think he was bamboozled by another rich jerk just because the two of them worked together so well for a week.

There’s really so much bundled up in both Kang-soo and Jin-gyu’s reactions in those last few minutes. I appreciate that both actors are able to play off each other so well, with subtle little cues that made my stomach sink with each neutral-sounding question Kang-soo asked of Jin-gyu, because it was like watching the Titanic and knowing it’s going to hit that iceberg. Kim Sun-ho is definitely incredible to watch, as he masters those little micro-expressions which show the cracks in Jin-gyu’s playful, cheerful façade. No matter how much chaebol swagger Jin-gyu may have, those glimpses of vulnerability and childlike desperation have been evident since the beginning. I have to wonder if I’d be as sympathetic to Jin-gyu if he were played by a different actor (I might be less dazzled by the dimples, that’s for sure).

I think it’s interesting that the show seems to be setting up an alliance between Kang-soo and Ji-yoon, and another between Dan-ah and Jin-gyu. Dan-ah definitely seems to be mellowing out a little — maybe it’s the realization that her dreams are so close to coming true, or maybe it’s the fact that she might actually be getting enough sleep while in the hospital. Whatever it is, I’m enjoying the playful way that she and Jin-gyu interact, especially the way he now makes her smile. Even though she gives him grief about his namby-pamby ways, I think she has to have some respect for the fact that he willingly took over her shift with only minor complaining. Well, as “minor” complaining as I think we’ll get from him.

Now I’m dreading the moment when Dan-ah and Kang-soo will go against each other, especially that moment at the English learning center made it seem like she was willing to relax around him, too. Whyyyyyyyyyy can’t everyone just be friends and playfully tease each other and be happy all the time? Why must the show continue putting up barriers between the leads? Sigh, yes, I know why — it’s because of “drama” and the need for a story, and it would probably be boring watching a bunch of friends banter as they go about their lives each day. (I say “probably” to hide the fact that’s all I really want right now.) I’m also nervous about what will happen when Kang-soo and the rest of the neighborhood realize that Ji-yoon is the daughter of the “Jung Family” CEO. No matter how adorable and sassy Ji-yoon may be in her pursuit of independence, I don’t know if she can distance herself enough from her mother’s business to where it won’t feel like yet another chaebol betrayal.

It does make me wonder if the reason Dan-ah will end up staying behind in Korea (because there’s no way she’s going to disappear overseas this early into a show) is because she’ll eventually end up using her money to help out the restaurant — either Lively Noodles or Hyun-soo’s grandmother’s place. The loan sharks are there to remind us that these business owners are going to get desperate for money soon, and I’m sure no good will come from Hye-ran’s meeting at the bank. I almost hope that’s the case, since a sacrifice like that would show a strength of character that Dan-ah seems to be lacking. Not that Dan-ah doesn’t have character (or strength), and I don’t blame her for her laser-like focus on achieving her goal to get enough money to escape what seems like a hopeless situation. But the idealist in me wants her to believe in something more than just the number in her bank account, and for her to become a part of a community where she, too, could easily call up three hundred friends at a moment’s notice.

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I love watching all the leads' interaction between each other and as for the romance side of this drama, I wouldn't even mind who ends up with who as all couples seem to have great chemistry together! We got to see the bromance between Kang Soo and Jin Gyu in this episode, I wonder if Dan Ah and Ji Yoon will have their moments together in the future episodes.

It's sad to see the bromance is broken in just one episode as they had great chemistry together being deliveryman. It's kinda hard to pick side as I completely understand both Kang Soo and Jin Gyu's POV. Jin Gyu might be a jerk for lying on his statement at the police station, but I understand his desperation to survive and frustration toward Kang Soo for being so pushy when he already begged him that he'd die if this goes to public. The accident happened before his suicidal thought/attempt, and now he finally gets a second chance to live as a better person after Dan Ah saved him, I understand that he wants to keep things as it is. I wonder how Kang Soo and Jin Gyu will resolve their issue. I mean, it's wrong to put a block on road, but his friend is at fault too for crossing red light. So I don't know...

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I love how this drama makes you empathize with both sides of the story... that what reality is like - no clear black and white but more shades of grey.

I know Jung Food Corp CEO & Jin-Gyu's father are set up to be the one-dimensional villains of the story.. but it's nice to see shades of grey in the children and probably their (Jin Gyu's) realization that his 'fun' can have horrible results - I don't he ever thought it could result in something so bad. Maybe he will add that in his notes for living a better life!

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I love all of the characters so I also don't mind who ends up as a couple, well at least for now. I wish the four of them could just be BFF's already.

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Why break up the bromance drama, why ? they were just so adorable together ?

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I know.. but hopefully they can resolve it soon and go onto making that delivery app the series was supposed to be about & get their bromance back on! :)

Although at this point I cant really see how it can get resolved so easily... :(

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Yeahh, have a feeling that it will take some time for things to get resolved. Sigh :(

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Whooo for the Hyung of all Seoul Bikers! What an awesome image that train of bikes made... crowd vigilantism can make a difference!

I'm just gonna ignore the sad but hopefully break-up of the bromance to squeal at the Kang Soo's awesomeness a bit!

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Also, I need to squeal about how cute the banter between the two Chaebol's is ! I'm totally rooting for enemies turned lovers trope here :D :D

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contract dating shenanigan please. CEO Jung better make sure they keep meeting at least every weekend.

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Hahaha! I know right!! and make her unblock his number! Tee hee :D

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I'm sorry, but I don't think I can get over Jin-kyu lying at the police station. Another incredibly selfish action. If Hyun-soo dies as a result of the accident, I won't be able to forgive this character.

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but the police station scene was expected from his character. He obviously needs time before he can get past his fear of his father & lead a 'good' life.

Plus to be fair.. I dont think Jin-kyu even remotely thought that his stress relief fun could cause such havoc. Plus he was absolutely contrite the second he realised Kang-soo talked abou this friend being in coma cuz of racing blocking the roads (before he found out that it was his racing which caused the event & not just some xyz racing)

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Agreed. On top of that, there's a difference between "self preserving" and "selfish." He's obviously terrified of what his father will do. Given that his father's last words involved sighing over how he couldn't kill his son himself, and that was just at the video that DIDN'T leak, I think his fears are well-founded.

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Oh come on.. It's Hyunsoo's own fault that he's in an accident. He ran a red light for god sakes! What's the excuse for that? If he dies, the one who'll be at fault probably the taxi driver with involuntary manslaughter and the failure of not calling 911. An ambulance with trained nurse/doctor could have a better chanche of treating a victim of accident and give him first aid than drive him yourself in the back of a car. See.. I can blame other people too. Why everything has to be black and white anyway.

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I know right! Hyun Soo's at fault for ran a red light, but it's just that he might have higher chance to be saved if he got into the hospital earlier, and luck was not in his side when the road's blocked. I know that it's illegal to block the road for one's own fun purpose, but it's not 100% Jin Gyu's fault for what happened to Hyun Soo. I think Kang Soo is being way too emotional on finding who's to be blamed for his friend's accident and blinded by the fact his friend got into an accident because he ran a red light. If Kang Soo is really the kind of person who fights for justice, how is it he finds it okay for his friend to break the road law when it is not okay for Jin Gyu to do so?

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Did he already know that Hyun-soo ran a red light? Hopefully Hyun-soo will wake up soon and clear up some of the misunderstandings

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I'm pretty sure Hyun Soo is not going to die. That would be too dark for this drama and too big of an issue between Kang Soo and Jin Gyu.

Hyun Soo is to blame for his own accident. He purposely increased his speed when he saw the yellow light in his attempt to try to beat the red light.

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Fear is one factor but from actions/expressions of Jin-Kyu its clear that he wants to make most of this 2nd chance and conveniently he is at a place where he is needed/useful. He isn't your usual Cheobal.

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Show, give us JG AND JY's contract dating hijinks and how they'll end up together.Come'on I have never shipped a chaebol and an heiress before. Give it to me real good.

I want to see how and why and what would be the reason that will make KS and JG move pass this issue.

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i want it happen too ???
i love their interaction

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I'll just enjoy the ride. There's a lot of possibilities going on and with my current state I won't think much. >.<

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This show is giving me whiplash, in a good way. I feel like we've churned through the backstories and the meet cutes and the budding friendships and romances so fast, it's like we're already halfway through the show. Which means (I hope) that we could end up resolving these issues in 2-4 episodes and have the second half of the show focused on hijinks amongst an awesome foursome working together to save the neighbourhood? Because that would be great! (please! please!)

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That would be awesome!

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Second half is bound to be fighting the threat of the Jang family restaurant conglomerate takeover, plus Kang Soo's potential 'birth secret' (jury is still out on that).

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I have a theory that Kang Soo is Ji Yoon's secret brother - the show has set up zero romantic hints between them, besides Ji Yoon's comedic attempts in order to get Jin Gyu off her back. But besides this, there's no evidence supporting my theory, unfortunately :(

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I totally think Kang Soo and Ji Yoon will turn of to be half-siblings even though I'm hoping I'm wrong since it will sink my Dan Ah/Jin Gyu ship.

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It is also supposed to be about KS becoming a sucessful Entrepreneur. I was not expecting him to become a justice defender and kind of a superhero, making the bad one pays for his sins.
Now, dont get me wrong. I love kang soo, and i am touch by every honorable behavior from the delivery boys and their friendship and their code of law. But he is also suppose to build his own business...
I wonder how the show can manage so much independent goals from our leads, and they are all relatively very well presented, 4th dimensional characters...
I really wonder and i wish the drama would be longer than 16 episodes

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I haven't done a comment on a recap in awhile. But I have to say I really love this show, even though it only has 4 episodes. I love the characters and their personalites and their goals. Even though selfish they seem to be realistic. But the thing I love the most right now is the character interaction. Not just by the main characters (even though that is the best part) but by some of the supporting character and how some of them work of each other and are foils for the main characters.

The characters interactions with each other are great. The best being Jin-Gyu and Ji-Yoon. I love how they work off each other and how so well the fit together. One has been taking money and spending it and really not caring what anybody thinks, but gets abused by his father for thinking and doing things that way. One has lived her whole life in a bubble and wants to leave and stop wasting her time, but constantly gets manipulated by her parents to come back. And I just can't wait for these characters to go through the contract relationship and realize they aren't really different. That they can help each other get better as people. And fall in love all that good stuff.

And for the bromance, I'm said for it to get cut too short. But you know...DRAMA. But I just wish for more drama. But I know more chaebol drama is coming. Mainly in Ji-Yoon's mother and how it will affect her realtionship with everyone.
The 2 main chacters are structured very well and their goals are petty realistic even though a little melodramatic. Even though I still love Dan-Ah's spunk and Kang-Soo's heroicness. Just all the characters are written perfectly and I can't wait for this Friday just come sooner.

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It gets better and better! I love watching the four interact and it seems like they are going to pair up into teams in the next ep. I kinda want to see this, yet I'm also sad that the bromance ended before it even properly began. I hope there's some sismance/womance? (LOL) too because Dah ah and Ji Yoon haven't really met yet. It'll be nice to see Ji Yoon working alongside Dah ah as a delivery woman...

I can also understand the tension between Kang Soo and Jin Gyu and it's really hard to pick one side and argue that he's correct and the other one is wrong. Looking from Jin Gyu's POV, it was an accident...something he never even thought would occur because of his racing. And he was genuinely apologetic to Kang Soo when he realised just what his actions have done. Yes, it was wrong of him to block the road in the first place, but that's what he's grown up with. And at least he's not being a jerk about it. He was truly sorry to Kang Soo when he found out.

On the other hand from Kang Soo's POV, it's totally understandable that he's angry. Especially when Jin Gyu said he'd cover the medical expenses for Kang Soo's friend. I think KS thought that JG was trying to get away with it by giving money (the only thing he knows) and escaping from taking responsibility and avoiding imprisonment. He doesn't know that JG is trying to turn over a new leaf. KS doesn't know the reality of JG words when he says he can't get in trouble. So, of course, KS's going to see JG as someone who's rich and doesn't care about how his actions affect others.

It's easy to dislike one character but in this instance I just can't. I think they've both got credible reasons and I think that JG has to somehow convince KS that he's being sincere and apologetic. Maybe later he would even turn himself in..or not..it depends on his father's reaction I guess.

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<And at least he's not being a jerk about it.

So what do you call it when he completely denied it at the police station and then said "Punishing a rich man? That's hard."? Even adding "Good boy" for good measure?

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I would call him selfish instead of a jerk. He was selfish because he was afraid of his father and he was trying to save his own skin. I'm in no way saying that his behaviour is right in this situation. Yes he said that to Kang Soo at the police station...but he was just pointing out the reality. Being a guy with heaps of money- that is his reality. He thinks he can get away with anything with money because that's how he's experienced life. He doesn't know that people without money can win too. And Kang Soo will show him just how determined he is to get JG to own up.

What I meant by 'at least he's not being a jerk' is that JG seems to genuinely feel sorry for what he had done. I'm referring to the scene where they're still at the shop and Kang Soo tells him what he's done. If JG was a jerk, I don't think this would have bothered him at all. He would've laughed it off or said it's not his fault. But he was actually stunned that his actions could harm others.

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I agree, it's one thing to sympathise with him getting beaten up by his father but the guy blocked off roads and acts sorry at first but then purposely tries to weasel out of taking responsibility for it and he still got people making excuses for his behaviour? His 'stress relief' makes him entitled to do that and then behave without honour because he felt bad for one minute?

And Kang Soo didn't ask for money or extra punishments, just for him to admit what he did. He doesn't even shout at him when he tells him about the illegal race and Hyun Soo, he tells him normally. The actor for JG is better this week but this kind of weasel behaviour is something we won't excuse if it came from Heirs Choi Young Do who was actually a teenager and also abused by his dad. I don't see how it's different for this guy who is an adult and if he's so traumatised by his chaebol parents, he can at least choose to leave and work for money like Ji Yoon. I don't know how there's an excuse for a guy who just played and wants to keep on playing.

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Agreed. even as I don't like him as a person, I still like his character for having such a weak personality and constantly falling back to money and his cheabol status to solve his problems in life. I am glad the show isn't romanticizing (the audience does most of that) or taking away from his guilt since I fully believe he will get his reckoning in the coming episodes. And I think that makes for an interesting character, in the way Lee Jun Ki's weak/pathetic character was in Two Weeks, because there is that much scope for improvement. It's going to be an uphill battle for him form here on out to own up to his mistakes, rather than taking the easy way out and either losing himself in sports/racing or trying to kill himself, as opposed to facing the consequences of his actions. And if the show really does take us through that and show his character getting his comeuppance and then organically changing for the better? Well then that would be a show worth watching.

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Your reaction makes a lot more sense to me than some of the others I'm seeing here, although I personally wish his character was better written, so we could get more sense of his (inner) struggle – but the show gives us more scenes of JG being arrogant (the whole, fairly major storyline with Jinyoo) than his family life & how he's feeling deep inside.

< And if the show really does take us through that and show his character getting his comeuppance and then organically changing for the better?

That... but I wonder if this is possible. There's too many threads being spun in this show already. You could write a whole drama with this, but we've got three other characters with various issues to explore, also the Jang family taking over restaurants (I feel like this will become a major story in maybe the second half of the drama), and even JG already has another story with his fake dating with Jin Yoo.

I guess most viewers will be fine with that, but I would prefer less of a mish-mash of so many narrative threads, less of the usual subplots (I could really do without the looming Jang family restaurant takeover part) and insted have fewer issues explored more thoroughly.

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Thank you! I totally don't get the stress release bit. We can do whatever the heck we want to release stress, no matter the consequences for others? Yes, Jin Giyu never imagined he'd hurt someone but that's because he lives in a universe where what he wants, what he feels, is the only thing that matters. And, yeah, he was immediately sorry as long as that meant paying for his mistake to go away with money he didn't earn. That's not paying for your mistakes. That's getting away with whatever you've done with zero pain, zero consequences. What would he lose with the monetary settlement? Nothing. Feeling "bad" about something is the easiest thing in the world. Making real amends, showing real contrition, that's a bit harder whether you have cute dimples or not. UGH.

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My opinion is much like yours, @silvermists.

The actor has actually managed to make me WANT to like him as a person, which is why I don't have a hard time understanding other sentiments here. In that sense, his struggle has been hinted at enough that I could still palpably feel his fear warring with his desire and potential to be better. Part of the reason he's so passionate about escaping a criminal charge is because I feel like he really is sincerely willing to change...it just has to be on his terms. So, because of this, his "sincerity" will never be enough to compensate for the fact that he still put his survival first, over true redemption.

I actually spent all episode both anticipating and dreading their confrontation, because a part of me wanted the romanticized version which has the week of working effectively preparing Jin-gyu for the moment when he would step up and take responsibility for what he did. So, in that sense, I'm mourning his character trajectory a bit right now, because it's going to be that much more difficult to watch how they mend this. But I'm also hoping this will be the point from which true growth emerges.

I want to say on behalf of other commenters for alua that it's possible peoples' sympathetic reactions to the character come from the tendency to project the growth you want for them in the future. In a sense, they're giving him the benefit of the doubt that he will eventually go through the growth necessary to truly "live like a human being". I, myself, am holding on to my affection for the character I think he could be. The writing may not have fleshed him out perfectly yet, but, for me, he's a compelling mix of charm, major flaws, and self-loathing already on episode 4 and I think there's much more time left to give us a full picture of his character.

The many different storylines getting juggled is a concern. The takeover plot, in particular. I think this may have been based on a webtoon that's supposed to have an underdog takeover vibe?

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+10000 I couldn't agree more. This is so precise, at least, to what l feel & how I viewed Jin Gyu.

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acts sorry at first but then purposely tries to weasel out of taking responsibility for it and he still got people making excuses for his behaviour

I'm not even convinced he's sorry. Or rather, mostly, I think he doesn't really get it at all, what is so wrong with what he's doing. I wouldn't be surprised if he went to car-race again the next night.

And Kang Soo didn't ask for money or extra punishments, just for him to admit what he did..

Yeah, Kang Soo isn't out for revenge. A sincere apology would probably go very far with him – because even when he had his motorbike stolen, he only wanted the motorbike back. Jin Gyu saw this, so he should have an idea that Kang Soo isn't someone out for bloody revenge. Except now he might be, because Jin Gyu almost instantly went into self-pity mode and then into fully denying he had anything to do with the situation at all.

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Jin-gyu was being irresponsible by closing off the road so he could enjoy his racing, but for Jin-gyu, racing was the only thing that made him feel alive

Jin Gyu wasn't being irresponsible, he was committing a crime. It made him "feel alive"? Where do you draw the line then, anything goes because it's Jin Gyu's choice of stress relief? Because he truly had no other way to do car racing? Surely there are racing grounds in Korea where he could get his kick, do it legally and not put anyone at risk but himself? Him being rich, he could afford to rent racing grounds.

<He also knows that ... it will drag his family’s company into the news and he’ll earn even more wrath

If he knows the consequences will be dire, he should know better than to pour oil onto the fire. He has the option to leave his terrible family and make a life for himself, he has the option of car racing on racing grounds. (I've said before, I know it's hard for abused people to leave but unfortunately the drama isn't showing us any of that struggle, which would make Jin Gyu's story so much more compelling – I'm thinking characterisation a la "It's Okay It's Love".)

He reminds me of that Greek millionaire son, the one that went racing with his Porsche on a highway earlier this year and ended up killing himself, his friend and two innocent bystanders (a mother and a baby) when the Porsche reared out of the control and crashed into a rest station. Is this what needs to happen to Jin Gyu for him to get it? To be honest, I (almost) want Kang-soo's friend to die for Jin Gyu to realise that actions can have far-reaching consequences, but I'm not convinced it would be enough. I get the impression he needs to directly be affected (like lose his baby sister, but he doesn't seem to have any human person that is really important to him) to go through a whole process of suffering where he cannot buy himself out with money to really understand it.

The one upside I see is that with Kang Soo I don't think Jin Gyu will just get a pass,...

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... which is so much better than all the weekend makjang dramas where people do anything from kidnapping to killing and still get away with it. But, I confess, I'm a little disturbed by the viewers that see Jin Gyu as "adorable" and think blocking a highway isn't a big deal. All I can think is "selfish/arrogant to the max" and "coward".

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I can't up vote your comment enough times. ??*1000000000!

I was very troubled by folks excusing Jing Gyu's actions by saying it was Hyun Soo's fault for running a red light. Kang Soo didn't say that Jing Gyu caused the accident! He just wanted Jing Gyu to take responsibility for his part of the tragedy, which is the right and honorable thing to do.

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Sometimes Check School 2017 comments too. How a Criminal is made into a adorable-romantic hero.
I like Jin-Kyu's character but i won't defend his actions/views anyday anywhere. Gonna make small comment on it in Open Thread.

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I also dont find him "adorable", but curiously also not depicable. I hate what he has done, and i also dont see him having a purpose to live. But somehow i cannot hate him. I wish for him some how some redemption and that he learns to appreciate something, yes like you guys have said, that he cannot buy with money.
Even in his stupidity, and his pathetic behavior, whenever he himself realises he is a loser, i inmediately sympathysed with him. I liked him somehow, just because he knew.
He wont change that quickly but he has to.... and it will be interesting, i hope also charming...

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Honestly, I think when he realized where Kang Soo was going with the story, rather than feeling sorry for his actions he was freaked out about what this means for HIM. I could just see him getting nervous about what his father would do to him and immediately tried to throw money on the situation and make it all disappear rather than atoning for his actions.

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i'm just going to brace myself for the inevitable bromance heartbreak... and then hope that they find a way to reconcile their differences quickly - because they are, to me, the heart of this story at this point...
*sniffs in anticipation*

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It turns out that righteous avenging angel Go Kyung Pyo was a thing I did not know I needed but did indeed need.

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Hes such an angry puppy, but a puppy nevertheless. His scrunchy angry face kills me. Like I want to be scared, omg I just also really want to pat his head? Lol!

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Why this drama keeps on making me cry in the most wonderful, soaking, freaking, tender way?
Sooo much soul.
This is the second drama where i really like all the leads and i feel i can root for all of them at the same time.
Wow...

I hope it keeps up...

Simply: Wow!!!!

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No, that bromance was so good! I hope they'll figure it out by the end of the drama. Also, I just can't throw Jin-gyu away. Even if he is a selfish bastard, the actor is doing such a good job of making him likable and sympathetic (and the dimples! I want all the dimples!), I'm not able to hate him.

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Aww that last few minutes of the show broke my heart. Kang-soo and Jin-gyu's budding bromance was already evident with the secret handshakes and all but the confrontation just got to happen. Sigh.

I don't know which side to take. Jin-gyu is at fault when it comes to the illegal blocking of the road but I don't think he's entirely the one to blame with what happened to Hyun-soo. I do hope it doesn't take too long for them to regain their friendship, I want to see them peel onions again.

And oh, I've got to praise Kim Seon-ho's portrayal of Jin-gyu! He delivers the character's emotions so well. When he said that he's now trying to live as a normal human being, tears instantly welled up in my eyes. I felt his desire and eagerness to actually feel to live just once. Hats off to his moving performance!

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The dynamic between Kang-soo and Jin-gyu during the confrontation in front of the police station is very interesting. Kang-soo was righteous and all for justice, while Jin-gyu was desperate and all for survival. Even when Kang-soo said "I'll make sure you'll pay for your crime" and Jin-gyu replied with "It's not easy to make a rich man be punished", he didn't say that line with a mocking or snobbish attitute, he had tears in his eyes, like he thinks it's really embarrassing that he had to rely on his money again to get out of this conflict. Credit to Kim Sun-ho because the way he delivered this line makes me have hope that Jin-gyu isn't a bad person deep inside and that he is truly regretful, and on his way to do some much needed self-improvement. At least Dan-ah will be there to whip him into shape, since Jin-gyu seems to respect her and she's starting to understand him more.

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That's one thing I like about this drama, the depiction of both contrasting & similar characteristics (Be it positive or negative)
From our two chaebols Ji Yoon & Jin Gyu,
To the two hardworking leads Kang Soo & Dan Ah, Kang Soo & Jin Gyu (which you have mentioned), Jin Gyu & Dan Ah (their suicide attempts). Not to mention that all of them basically, a runaway from their home/families for different reasons.
Even without the budding romance, this show can do good if the writer can utilized the element they have thrown in the past 4eps.

And yeah, love kim Sun Ho layered portrayal to this supposedly 'unlovable character' (which makes some of us here try to understand him than outright hate the character) And, don't get me started with his dimples & micro expressions. ?

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I want them to be friends! waaahahaha Jin Gyu, you can´t give up now, prove it to Kang Soo, be the changed person you want to be! It doesn´t have to be easy to turn a new leaf, it might take years ( I know, even if I was just fighting a false reputation). It is going to be ugly and you´ll want to screamor give up. I sound like a psycho but he needs to feel deep regret and the fear and pain of losing something to really sincerely apologize to Kang Soo. just don´t give up or throw a friend away. but why do I feel he is not the original heir?I predict this recklessness is not pure selfish... What if... I mean, just what if we´ll get a dead older brother issue and what if Jin Gyu will turn out to be the illegal child, why else would the dad abuse him so? and what if he and Kang Soo actually turned out to be half brothers. I just sense something else in Jin Gyu´s background that we haven´t been told yet. I mean why would a dad tell his only son to die? Unless he is either not the real son or a son he acknowledges.

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and Ji-Yoon being so determined to become independent and having more pride in the job that even less well-off people consider the lowest stepping stone. to her it is something really valuable. she has a different perspective to look at things most of society takes at face value

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This was a tough episode to watch, because you know a lot of the happiness that each character has will soon become conflict. By the way, it's always fun to watch Ji Yoon, her character is so cute and lively, and so unpredictable that it's very entertaining to watch her.

I also get choked up seeing the solidarity of all of the delivery people as they close ranks to help one of their own. It appeals to me, and when I see people working together towards a common goal it always takes me to that place.

Oh and Odeliette's worry that watching a group of friends interacting in their daily lives wouldn't work very well for the drama may be a bit incorrect. Many American sitcoms, like Friends, which was a story about 6 friends interacting with their daily lives, was very successful for many years. I suspect that the Kdrama that can duplicate that sort of closeness without all of the highend stakes would be a breath of fresh air.

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Bye bromance for now...
I can't wait for the other episodes to come to see how this revelation changes the dynamic between the characters. I wonder if Dan-ah will still side by Jin-gyu once she knows what Jin-gyu accidentally caused Kang-soo's friend. Or if Ji-yoon will be able to sympathize with Jin-gyu once she discovers what her mother is planning. Ooohhhh can't wait!!!

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I have to wonder if I’d be as sympathetic to Jin-gyu if he were played by a different actor
It's definitely the actor that made Jin-gyu sympathetic. In the hand of a wooden or hammy actor, the character would've been insufferable. It's the same case with the actress who played Ji-yoon, she made the character delightful instead of annoying. Which is why I profusely thank the drama gods that the castings of Jang Mi-kwan and Lee Yeol-eum fell through, and we got the amazing duo Kim Sun-ho and Go Won-hee instead. Imagine if it were the former actors playing the characters, *shudder* I wouldn't enjoy this show as much as I do now, that's for sure.

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Me too!!!!! Cuz, I am totally feeling Dan-ah/Jin-gyu Ji-yoon/Kang-soo. Jin-gyu was so cute at the hospital, he seemed so taken by Dan-ah. But, drama rules tell us that the OTP will be our two leads. I just hope that the show is really good at steering the romance towards this and building it up. Because at the moment I am not getting a whole lot of romantic vibes between the two.

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Wow! Heated opinions on this ep. Im neither in camp 'anti-JinGyu' nor 'save JinGyu'. JG as a person is a selfish arrogant little chaebol. What he did while it is quite ambiguously can be account for HyunSoo injuries does obviously breaking the law. And no illegal car race(blocking a highway) does not count as stress reliever. Weasel out from the sotuation like that makes him worse.If JG is really feeling sorry for what happen, the wroter need to convince me that he's changed. Right now he just a jerk.

On the other hand, I like how KS is oh so calmly confronting JG about the illegal racing. Usually the hero just punch straight to the face and forgo explanation. They actually talk about it. Wow!

The broken bromance ???. They were cute together.

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But KimSunHo as a person is just a dimply cuties.

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I mean, I don't think people are bringing up the idea of "a stress reliever" as an excuse (as in, "it's okay because he was so stressed and it relieved stress") but because in defining a crime, intent matters. There's a difference between someone dying because you willfully ignored their safety in the pursuit of your own aims, knowing someone could die as a result (voluntary manslaughter or possibly second degree murder) and doing something stupid and oblivious that created the conditions in which someone's injury went untreated (involuntary manslaughter).

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Yes show, I've seen enough of our strong, level headed & reserved Dan-Ah, which I never complain to see more but I'm glad that she's slowly showing her soft side to Kang Soo & Jin Gyu.
I go 'awwww' when she offer Jin Gyu to walk him down the lobby (after all the shin kicking lol) and I'm smiling from ear to ear to KS & DA convo after the cleaning. I just love it when they show us this kind of personality when she's acting tough most of the time

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Seeing them work together cleaning was so sweet! Which makes it even harder knowing that she and kangsoo are gonna have some conflict due to jingyu >:| Dan-ah is abrasive the first time she meets someone, but she's not entirely jaded yet by accepting help (except from the neighborhood martial arts master of course~). I want to see more interaction between D and K and also how well Jiyoon and Dan-ah get along.

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What are ambulances for? Aren't they for emergency situations and to cut through existing traffic while giving first aid in the meantime? The fault lies with the taxi driver for not calling 119 and getting immediate medical attention for the man he hit, for Hyun Soo for running a red light, and for the taxi driver trying to transport a bleeding man to the hospital at the back of his car. It always amazes me when kdrama characters carry a patient on their back and run to the hospital. I mean, how practical is that?

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It seems like a lot of people dismiss Jin Gyu's offer to make financial reparations to the family as weaseling his way out, but to me it's huge. Especially for an accident he wasn't directly responsible for. I can't help thinking that the money would go a long way to taking care of Hyun Soo's hospital bills, then grandma won't have to work so hard. It really isn't practical to refuse the offer. Putting Jin Gyu in jail may serve to allay a sense of wrong, but will in no practical way help out a family that desperately needs it.

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<It seems like a lot of people dismiss Jin Gyu's offer to make financial reparations to the family as weaseling his way out, but to me it's huge.

You are right that the money would make a difference to Hyun Soo's family, but Jin Gyu can admit his crime and still offer his money out of the goodness of his heart – Kang Soo would probably accept that (although, strictly speaking, it's not for him to accept or reject money, it would be for Hyun Soo's family, nor do I think KS confronted JG because he was trying to get money out of him).

However, in the current scenario Jin Gyu is essentially just trying to blackmail Kang Soo because he wants him to shut up about a crime he committed. (Blackmailing is also a crime.)

Buying his way out of trouble, with money that isn't even his, is JG's usual way. Ultimately he's not taking any responsibility – financial or moral – for what he did and behaving like a spoilt chaebol that thinks he can do anything without consequences. I think that (and the fact that some commenters are romanticising JG's actions) is what some of us are criticising here.

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It didn't strike me as blackmail at all. The offer of money was a sincere attempt to provide the only possible remedy: medical attention. Kang Soo had been listening up to that point, but he completely missed the genuine fear... like many people in the show and audience, he assumes that people with money don't have serious problems. It doesn't occur to him that Jin Gye might ACTUALLY be in real, life-threatening danger if he admits to the crime. Which is understandable, but led to a situation in which Jin Gye had to make a choice between endangering himself or lying.

The situation sucks on both sides, but there really isn't a simple "right" thing to do here. Admitting to the crime doesn't directly help Hyun Soo, whereas money would have; KS didn't give Hyun Soo's family the opportunity to choose between whether they'd rather have money or acknowledgement. JG lying to the police was wrong, but KS taking him there first without telling the family about JG and his offer to help was also wrong--and also selfish. KS wanted a certain kind of resolution and did not consider what other people might want.

Anyway. I'm not really trying to defend or vilify either side. I just really appreciate that the writers have created a situation in which there are a lot of complexities.

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Nooooooooo~~~ I want more bromance!!!!! </3

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knowing that dan-ah and kang-soo are gonna be at odds :( I'd love it if they could all become friends and support each other, but I have hope that they will later, right??!! that confrontation scene at the shop and at the police station was intense and conflicted my feelings so much (you could feel how desperate both of them were). Hopefully, Jingyu does take care of all the hospital fees so that Hyun-soo's gma gets a break. Idk how he can ever make up for what he did to Hyunsoo, whether unknowingly or not and the fact that he didn't own up to it. How does this drama make me root for all the main characters even though their goals conflict?

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I want their bromance back. ?
Drama!! I demand you gave them their bromance back!! Stop the hate cute characters that i adore.
Hug and make up and peel onions again. ??

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Kangsoo: bring the onions
Jingyu: Alright, let's cry!
Is this considered foreshadowing because im cry

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I cri. I miss the bromance badly and we only got about an hour of it.

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but but but the bromance....

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Go Kyungpyo, sorry but I have to side with Jingyu.
Sorryyyyyyy:""""""

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