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Premiere Watch: Greasy Melo, Lawless Attorney

You know it’s going to be a good week in dramaland if Jang Hyuk and Lee Jun-ki are making comebacks one right after the other. One’s full of food and laughs and the other is all fists and thrills, so pick your poison.

 

Greasy Melo

Time slot: Monday & Tuesday
Broadcaster: SBS
Genre: Romantic comedy
Episode count: 40 (half-hour episodes, 20 hours total)

Reasons to watch: Star writer Seo Sook-hyang of Jealousy Incarnate, Miss Korea, and Pasta is back with another slice-of-life romantic comedy with a cast of quirky characters and oddball situations. This one is all about the unlikely people who end up gathering at a little Chinese restaurant, which makes it feel like Strongest Deliveryman, but with more farce. Junho is a renowned chef who suffers a fall from grace and ends up at the tiny eatery that former gangster Jang Hyuk has set up after a stint in prison, and they both get mixed up with heiress Jung Ryeo-won who has an obsession with jajangmyun. It’s not high-concept, but this writer tends to focus on witty dialogue, colorful characters, and humor in mundane situations, so I’m expecting a heaping dose of hilarity with a side of food porn. Make sure to put that Chinese delivery on speed dial…

 

Lawless Attorney

Time slot: Saturday & Sunday
Broadcaster: tvN
Genre: Legal action
Episode count: 16

Reasons to watch: Lee Jun-ki is pairing up again with PD Kim Jin-min of Time of Dog and Wolf (also The Liar and His Lover, Marriage Contract, Pride and Prejudice, and La Dolce Vita) for an action-packed legal drama about mobsters and corruption in the legal system. He stars as a former gangster who becomes a lawyer, and works as a fixer who bends every law there is for his clients. In doing justice his own way for the sake of revenge, he ignites a war against powerful mob boss Choi Min-soo. Seo Ye-ji co-stars as a lawyer on Lee Jun-ki’s side, and the two of them set up their own practice full of gangsters and misfits, which kind of reminds me of Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho. This show definitely looks darkerβ€”more fisticuffs, less courtroom pontificatingβ€”but I think there’s a touch of humor in the central character that should make it easy to root for him. Well, not that we really needed a reason other than Lee Jun-ki.

 
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Wow! Two possibilities. (I am not watching anything right now and both of these look promising.)

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I'm so waiting for these 2 drama to air and they're finally here!! I'm so hyped right now!!
Jang hyuk in week days and Lee Joon Ki for week ends! I could not ask for more...Thankyou kdrama god for the blessings *hehehehehe*

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I'm interested in Greasy Melo but I'm going to have to wait to find out if it is a show with an ambiguous ship. My heart can't handle that sort of stress in addition to A Poem A Day.

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Maybe πŸ₯˜ is the new 🐊

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Too late. I'm already on Junho's ship. 🚒

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I am too πŸ˜…

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You can’t put Junho in a drama and have me NOT be on his ship. Impossible. Especially when food is involved.

Or maybe the fact that food is involved would actually soften the blow if he doesn’t get the girl. Because Junho/food is the ultimate OTP.

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Ikr. I haven't even seen the episode, or even a teaser, but I'm already on his ship.

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Same!

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πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Me 2

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Okay so all my current ship mates are on the same ship. Does that mean I should join it too? Or does it mean certain heartache ahead?
ship? no ship? ship? no ship?

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Ship! We can't be wrong two times in a row, right?

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*still not convinced I was wrong this time*
#still3epsleft
#sailsaillittleship

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@panshel, I reckon we can...

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Heartache or no heartache, I can not foresee me ever abandoning Junho's ship. Ever since his performances in Chief Kim and Just Between Lovers, my loyalty as his fan has predetermined all my viewing choices as long as he is a cast member. This multi-talented 2PM member and actor is impressive, impeccable and just awesome.

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@cloggie May 7, 2018 at 9:53 PM

From the LIVE and GRAND PRINCE ships, all I can say is that WOK OF LOVE is just what the doctor ordered. See my comments on the first episode below. ;-)

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I'm definitely going to watch it!

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I think I will check it out!

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The first two episodes were great with the comedy side. It looks like this show will be all about the fun.

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For this show I'm 99.9% sure that Junho and JRW are endgame unless the writer is trying to trick us.

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Maybe I'll wait a few episodes just to make sure. I'll be keeping track of it on the fanwall πŸ™‚

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I adore Junho more that I can say, but after watching the first two eps I'm firmly on the Jang Hyuk ship. Him and her have better chemistry and I feel are both the right type of weird for each other.

You can usually tell endgame by who the leading lady meets first. And Jang Hyuk was seeing those butterflies long before she ever set sights on Junho...

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I think I will wait until this one is over to watch it. I can't take another shipping war right now.

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I think Junho's character will def be hella focused on revenge and /might/ not hv time for love lol, but it's unfair to say anything abt his chemistry with JRW from the first 2 eps when they've barely interacted tho. And I can see a straight character like Seopoong going well with the more flaky Saewoo. I really liked the last scene they had together in ep 4 too.

However I'm not opposed to a janghyuk-jrw pairing either.

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Weee! Super looking forward to both of these, Greasy Melo for Junho and Lawless Lawyer for Seo Ye-ji (and Lee Hye-young)! With both of the shows I’m keeping up with winding down, here’s hoping these are good replacements.

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Ohhhhhh. Let's hope this takes me out of my slump!

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Hit me up with your wok of love, Chinese Pasta with an extra helping of Jang Hyuk oppa!! (also hoping for a Gong Hyo-jin cameo)

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OMG, I hope Gong Hyo-jin makes a cameo too! She acted with JH in Thank You, which was so long ago.

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Your username is Lololol!!!

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πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ I’m currently on maternity leave and need my daily fix. Of dramas. So glad to add two more. Since sleepless nights are the norm binge watching is so much easier.

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Keep checking Viki for subs but so far none. Will probably have to wait until tomorrow night.
Looks like they will have Lawless Lawyer too.

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Viki does seem to have both shows, but not licensed for Australia. πŸ˜•

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But it says coming soon so doesn't that mean that Tvn shows are finally being licensed in Australia

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Not sure. I just know that when I checked it said it was not licensed for my region.

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I hope they are able to show it soon. πŸ˜•

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Greasy Melo is actually Wok of Love, and Kocowa has it.

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Oh darn, another VPP (Viki/Kocowa) drama I have to wait until it’s unlocked. They are not helping my drama slump.

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Not sure what the deal is with Viki and the subs. I have been checking their site and the show is still not up. For anyone wanting to know what happened, we did a live recap of the first two episodes. It is super detailed and let's you know what is going on:

Episode 1
https://www.bah-doo.com/lawless-lawyer-live-recap-episode-1/

Episode 2
https://www.bah-doo.com/lawless-lawyer-live-recap-episode-2/

I hope it helps out with everyone waiting for the subs to come out!

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So excited for Lawless Attorney πŸ‘Š! I hope DB can recap this one

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When two of the most hardworking and passionate actors in kdramaland are back in the same week ❀ I'm cheering for both drama since both have potentials. I'll choose my Hyuk Oppa's drama first for now, but I'm looking forward to marathon Lawless Lawyer later.

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I'm ready for Greasy Melo. Hopefully Writer Seo delivers again.

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It looks very promising. I loved the first episode. See comments below.

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My oppas are in both so I'm glad both shows are on different timeslot.

PD Kim Jin-min helming "Lawless Lawyer" is a big plus. He won't waste these talented cast.
Choi Min-soo is putting on his "Legend" face and I'm not sure if I like it. Gosh I hated his character in that drama.

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I already dislike Choi Min-soo's face in these teasers /posters hahaha. He is that determined to make us hate him even before drama starts - not sure if I should praise or hate him for that. LOL

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We are definitely going to hate his character lol.

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I loved CMS acting and charachter in P&P with same PD. I hope he's as charismatic and with layered personality in this drama too

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I love him in everything except for his character in "The Legend." The costume, his looks and voice was pretty creepy even for a historical drama.
Maybe I was too young to appreciate it lol.

Choi Min-soo is a power house actor. He was born into acting with both parents but made it on his own.
It's going to be a treat to watch him and Lee Hye Young on the same screen.

I really hope his character is written well here. He is pretty scary as a villain and I'm glad he doesn't have to wear that dreadful costume here.

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I remember watching him on Running Man, hunting grasshopper Jae Suk and even IRL, he is scary. But i love him. He is goofy and him coupled with LJK really made a cute rascal duo.

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@delailash
He needs another round of "Running Man."I'd watch the heck out of it.

He is one of a kind. He is straight forward but when he is in the wrong he'd admit it and would go to the mountains to reflect on his wrong doings lol.
Can you imagine watching an episode of Choi Min-soo as a mountain man?

Lee Jun-ki gets along with everyone. He is humble and he always take good care of his co-stars so he is going to have a blast with his seniors.
(I'm expecting a food truck from his good friend IU).

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@kiara I watched the press conference of Lawless Attorney last night. Choi Min-soo looked so excited for this drama, he’s having so much fun in this role… Let's hope his character is not a one-dimensional villain...

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That's good to hear πŸ™‚. I'm going to watch it later.
I love the off camera chemistry between the cast.
I hope the two ladies are given much to work with. I'm in it for all of them.

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Yes, JH and LJ!

M/Tu Greasy Melo
W/Th My Ahjussi
S/Su Lawless Lawyer

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kiara, what dramas are you watching now?

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Pretty Noona, Live, and My Ahjussi.

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I have yet to check out Live, but it's on my list!

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You should :). It's worth it for Noh Hee-kyung and Jung Yumi.

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Omgyes! I didn't realize Lawless Attorney was premiering this weekend! Whoohoo :D For some reason, I thought it was a June premiere.

Anywho, great cast for both shows so I'm excited to see everyone. ^^

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"Well, not that we really needed a reason other than Lee Jun-ki."

Exactly. The only reason I need is LEE JUN KI. I am super excited over Lawless Lawyer. I have dropped "Suits" despite how much I adore Park Hyung Sik and it seems LL is less polished compared to Suits, which I have a good feeling that I am going to enjoy it.

Watched first episode of "Greasy Melo". Jang Hyuk is such a dorky gangsta. I enjoyed his scenes with his dim-witted minions the most. Not invested yet but will definitely check the second episode.

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GF forgot to mention this again, so again, I would like to announce, with overflowing humanity in my heart, that I shall be making my debut in not one, not two, but three dramas!

These are my exciting roles:
- as TOOTHBRUSH in BRUSH, about the impossible love between a toothbrush and its Oppa, to be played by none other than Park Hae-jin. Rated PG.

- as Jang Hyuk's EX (I'm the reason he goes to prison), and WOK in GREASY MELO. I managed to clinch both roles. It's going to be a challenge, doing dual roles, but if Oppa can be FOUR different guys in FOUR SONS, heck, I can do it, too! Fighting!

- as THE LAW in LAWLESS ATTORNEY. This is the toughest among all the roles, because I'm like ABSTRACT, you guys won't be able to see me, but I'm going to work doubly hard to make my presence felt.

Please support me, guys. Thank you.

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Good luck, dear @yyishere - I forsee a rather busy month ahead for you.

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Thank you, my friend. Your support warms my heart.

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I shall send a foodtruck your way. Let me know your shooting dates!

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Dramaland wouldn't be the same without our talented and hardworking YY.
Watch out for the baddies in Lawless.

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Thank you, kiara, I am on fire. Nothing can stop me.

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Um, your competitor Truck Of Doom is already lurking in the noodle saga, so watch your six, okay, @yyishere YY??

And since you're putting the law in LAWLESS LAWYER (there's two right there), be sure to practice your falls for when Lee Joon-gi throws the book at the baddies. Land softly and on your feet, chingu. ;-)

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Laughing my head off at LAWLESS LAWYER lolol

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@yyishere YY
May 8, 2018 at 7:07 PM

I think it was in the most recent "What We're Watching" (or was it Open Thread #550?) that someone explained that the English title LAWLESS LAWYER pretty much contradicts the Korean one, which has wordplay in it. The details escape me at the moment.

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OMG this made my day! lol. I'm so waiting to witness your upcoming popularity from these debuts!

It should be rather difficult to play the role of The Law in The Lawless Society. This is tough. I'll pray for you. I'm waiting to witness your presence in the show.

I support your with all my heart. If you will ever be in other dramas again, pls do not forget to let me know. For a genius and super creative person just like you, it's not easy to find in the current world.

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Thank you. I will wok hard to improve and transcend my craft.

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Girl, as always your work ethic is just ... πŸ™‹πŸΌ
Don't forget us Beanies when the awards season rolls around!

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I am crying because of all the love and support shown here by my dear beanies. Thank you so much, my friend, and in case you are wondering, I have already written my script for the awards season, because my motto in life is BE PREPARED.

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I would expect NO LESS! and as one Girl Scout to another, I also am prepared so here is your bouquet πŸ’

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Watched Wok of Love today and enjoyed it! I am not a big fan of these 30 minute episodes though! I'm also worried about this ambiguous love line but i'm already on Jang Hyuk's ship, lmao!

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Same here. The moment he sees butterflies, I was already rooting for him to win the girl.

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While I haven't chosen a ship yet, but I am more on Jun Ho's character's side, but we'll see.

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Weather I watch WOL or not I'm always in Jang Hyuk's ship...

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Finally two shows I'm crazy excited about. I'm gonna have to put Greasy Melo on pause from next week due to fasting but I'm excited to watch Lawless lawyer for the promised action and possible romance

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I may be the only person who checks Lawyer because of Seo Ye Ji... 😁

Watched first (two?) episode of Wok and laughed quite a lot. No wonder with this writer 😁 I don't ship anybody yet... but the main trio has great chemistry with each other and I'm just enjoying the funny ride (just Junho's future ex somehow doesn't fit in, don't know if it is the actress or writing... or me being protective of Junho 😁).

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No, you are not.

I am sitting on the fence though. I'd definitely give this a pass if not for Seo Ye Ji.

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Similar here. This is normally not my type of drama... but Seo Ye Ji convinced me to check the first episode...

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I love Seo Ye-Ji. She was absolutely amazing in Rescue Me. It's her that will get me to watch, not Lee Jun-ki.

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If Junho's in it, I'll watch it. It's a good thing my semester ended. With Pretty Noona (which I've finally found a way to watch!) and Suits and now Wok of Love, I feel like my weeks are going to be plenty busy for a while (Pretty Noona looks like it'll be ending soon, but June will also see the return of Prk Seo joon, so my Jung Hae in obsessed heart will go on).

Anybody know if Junho is the main romantic lead?

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Park Seo Joon ❀️❀️❀️ Thanks for the reminder!

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I'll take anything with Lee Joon Gi in it!

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Thank you @girlfriday!!!
I was waiting for this. These Premiere Watch posts help me choose dramas, and also to decide if I want to watch from Day 1 or wait until a few episodes are out.

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Well, it's Greasy, Melo Wok of Love for me!

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Looks like entertaining stuff coming our way. Yay!

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Wok of Love βœ…

Lawless perhaps.

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Thanks for your Premiere Watch for WOK OF LOVE / GREASY MELO, and LAWLESS LAWYER, GirlFriday!

I've been holding my horses since LAWLESS was announced. Here's hoping it's as action-packed and well-paced as TWO WEEKS. After all the corruption and unfairness I've been seeing in LIVE and GRAND PRINCE, I need an avenging lawyer to set things straight. Lee Jun-gi is just the dude to do it, in tandem with another badass attorney. Two of my fave ahjussis, Ahn Nae-sang and Lee Han-wi, are in the supporting cast. Plus Yum Hye-ran, Sang-soo's mom in LIVE, aka Chae-kyung's nanny in SEVEN DAY QUEEN.

I watched episode 1 of WOK yesterday, and laughed my head off.

Reformed gangster Doo Chil-seong sets up his own occupational training program for his brethren to go straight as restauranteurs (okay, noodle shop owner-operators). Changing tastes among the public, along with totally inedible product, render it a failure. He needs an infusion of Lee Gun's sudsy genius, but all he can muster is The Laugh. (Yes, it's back!)

I was tickled to bits to see Jo Jae-yun (ex-con fraud investigator Cheetah in MAD DOG and Joseon Grim Reaper #007 in BLACK). Lee Mi-sook accompanies Jang Hyuk from MONEY FLOWER, in which she portrayed his ruthless nemesis. This time, she seems to be playing a dual role. (Or maybe I need to get my eyes checked.)

Jung Ryeo-won, whom I well recall from CASTAWAY ON THE MOON and MY NAME IS KIM SAM-SOON, also played vampire Elizabeth in HELLO, FRANCESCA, which I watched for a few episodes. I already love her chemistry with her photogenic horse, Buster. Mark my words, Buster will be the scene stealer. (Suddenly I'm having visions of Chil-seong making a getaway a la CHUNO.) Having just stepped down as Prime Minister in GRAND PRINCE, Lee Ki-young plays the heiress's father.

In the kitchen, Cha In-ha has moved on from Good Soup in TEMPERATURE OF LOVE, and is now slinging noodles with the rest of the ex-cons. Lim Won-hee, Doldam Hospital's former administrator (ROMANTIC DOCTOR, TEACHER KIM) has morphed into an arrogant, high-flying Chinese chef and boss of the talented but pragmatic hero played by Junho. After his star turn in the darkly touching JUST BETWEEN LOVERS, I'm itching to see the latter back in the bromantic saddle in full-on CHIEF KIM mode. The glutton is now cooking up a storm as chef Seo Poong.

Cha Joo-young appears as Seo Poong's plastic surgeon fiancee, and brings a couple of the eunuchs with her from LOVE IN THE MOONLIGHT to work in Chil-seong's eatery and the hoity-toity hotel's banquet kitchen. And because there's a hotel, there has to be an evil hotel heir to throw his weight around.

The show got off to a ripsnorting start. I can't wait to see what it cooks up.

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1st epi was fast but it was fun! funny also!! i like all the leads, so will definitely keep watching:)

i didn't notice that the resto was papered with money until the 'boss' got one, hahahhahahaaa... so when they needed change, the 'chef' looked at it, but the assistant said, don't worry it's real, hahahhahahaaa... maybe if ppl knew that the money was real they'll visit the resto more often! i will seat by the side and gladly peel off some cash:)

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I confess, I read your post and said out loud, "oh no, not The Laugh!"😲

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Aloha, @bbstl!

I know that some folks cannot stand The Laugh, so I wanted to give them a heads-up. But it rather understated. ;-)

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I appreciate the warning 🀣 I was going to tell another friend about the show and had already thought "as long as he's not doing The Laugh" for her. But I'm okay with it!

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How are you enjoying this one @pakalanapikake? I think it lives up to your revenge thirst! It's really good so far in a SinCity kind of way.

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@veeee,

I'm enjoying WOK OF LOVE a lot. Jang Hyuk and Junho are great, and I'm enjoying the bad blood with Chef Wang and Evil Hotel Heir. The revelation that Buster the Horse talks (or can be telepathically heard by his human) is cute in a MR. ED way. ;-)

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Oh yes, Wok of Love is very adorable. I am enjoying that one too. It really added a lovely bit of whimsy when the horse started talking.

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what about the Rich Man Poor Woman drama with Suho from EXO? It is a DramaX show but looks like it might be cute

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It's premiering this Wednesday, too...

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I have a lot of doubts about this one. First the casting and then the Director said they added a love triangle in the story...

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Exactly, that's what I'm saying! It is weird...They don't even have it up in the schedule on the side of the blog...I watched the Japanese version and it was pretty cute. Come on Dramabeans, get on this!

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ugh and even Viki let me down with taking forever to finish the subs...had a busy weekend so I'm finally gonna start the first 2 eps tonight

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Oooh Junho's drama is here! I didn't realize the premier date was so soon! I have fallen for his acting since Chief Kim and look forward to anything he is in.

Everyone loves Lee Jun-ki but I'm not the biggest fan of him. I think he overacts too much which will throw me out of the drama. I do really like Seo Ye-Ji though. She was absolutely amazing in Rescue Me.

Both these dramas sound promising for very different reasons.

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Honestly I'm scared to watch Greasy Melo because it seems to be a food induced drama (specially high-carb food )... I never watched Let's Eat series for the same reason!!

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Ah, but you deprived yourself of Yoon Doo-joon's hilarious rhapsodizing, not to mention slurping and munching with gusto. ;-)

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I know right! But food induced drama can be very harmful for keeping my healthy diet... this is not fair to see skinny girls/boys eat all those high-carb food + tonnes of soju and gain 0 gram of weight, while in real life they would be obese...

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LOL! You have a point. ;-)

Perhaps you could think of it as Olympic training of your suspension of disbelief. ;-)

Plus, in real life, with the live-shooting, they probably have to eat like horses to keep up their strength. ;-)

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Lol!? They are in fact in such a strict diet during filming... I remember when I was watching Roommates with LDW when he had a live-shooting drama and he was only eating salad and veggies, not even meat... How do you think they keep those chocolate abs intact...?!

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Thou shall resist the temptation to watch more shows

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How?! Is there a secret method?
Sorry, they got me with the posters...

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Being a college student helps. I have a rule which states that I cannot watch shows that premier 2 weeks before my final exams

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Good rule. I'm in the land of the unemployed, actively looking for work. Watching dramas is a way to de-stress...
I hope that you do well on your exams!
Fighting!!

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Amen.

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I liked the first ep (or two mini eps) of Greasy Melo/ Wok of Love, it comes off as a wacky (but of the dry sort) comedy, with weird/quirky characters, filmed in a retro/colorful (almost like a music video) fashion. I like the quirky main three characters so far, and the humor never crossed the too weird territory for me (and hopefully it won't). So I'm looking forward to watching more, so far.

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If i see lee jun ki, i am all in for it. Lets hope this time this drama do well in ratings and in content wise. I think i am going to like the Lawless attorney.

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I would perhaps give the Wok of Love a try since I'm a fan of Jung Ryeo-won from the Witch's Court. I think she totally rocked the role (though the plot was somewhat weak in the second half of the show.) It's a relieve to hear that it's a comedy drama.. I just need this type of dramas nowadays.

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I'm looking forward to hearing people's hot takes on Lawless Attorney before I start in on it. I like Lee Jun-ki but I kind of feel he picks shows that I don't like.

On the other hand I will be watching Wok of Love (sorry I really prefer that title to the more generic Greasy Melo and it is the title Viki is using) as soon as I get home. I could watch Junho and Jang Hyuk angrily glare at each other while cooking dinner for HOURS so it would have to be one of the worst dramas ever for me to not be at least mildly entertained by it.

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Looking forward to Wok of Love. Jealousy Incarnate is one of my faves and what I saw of Miss Korea hit me in the heart so I'll definitely check this out. Plus Jang Hyuk :)

I'm curious about Lawless Lawyer, but I'm not sure where I'll watch it. I may need to restructure my drama watching for the moment. Don't want to burn out since I'm watching so much.

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Was blown away by Junho in JBL and my first ever kdrama was FTLY with Jang Hyuk! Should I ship for Junho or Jang Hyuk? or Junho? or Jang Hyuk? or Junho? or Jang Hyuk?

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The Island of Neutrality is calling you.

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Moi is only human....

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That was my first drama too.

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Ermagerd! A hot new show on Viki πŸΎπŸŽ‰βš‘οΈ Hard to say what's a worse title, Greasy Melo or Wok of Love πŸ€”
But I'm not complaining oh hell no πŸ˜‚

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Thank you for your support and kind words.

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Seems promising....will be tuning into Greasy Melo (my love for noodles makes me say yes to this drama) and if I have time maybe I'll check out Lawless Attorney. If not, I will add it to my watch later list if I hear good things about it. Feel more like watching a rom-com to match the summer. :)

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Jang Hyuk always deliver, and the other characters are so fitting. I love JRW here, and although it is the first time for me watching Junho, I think his role is very fitting as well. I was going to watch only ONE episode of Greasy Melo/Wok of Love, but ended up watching 4 eps in one go. This drama is not only interesting, but also picture-esque that everybody in it seem to have brighter and smoother skin than baby's butt. And the food porn, or shall I say, cooking porn? Because everytime they are in the kitchen cooking something, they make it look so easy, so good and so beautiful that it makes me want to cook something too.

Next sat, I will definitely watch LJK. I hope the writer doesnt disappoint, especially when it comes to finale episodes.

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Kyaaaahhh!!!
I love both of these men.
I'll be waiting for at least four episodes of Greasy Melo before I start to watch it so that I can weigh in if it'll be worth my time or not.
As for Lee Jun Ki, oh my!!! I've missed seeing him in a modern day drama. The last I've seen him in was Two Weeks and that was five years ago. I'll be watching this one even with just an episode out. Not to mention I really love Seo Ye Ji 😍😍😍

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There is another premiere this week. SBS thriller drama "Secret Mother", who has two women protagonist (in the center of the story). I know that women centric dramas are easily overlooked but I wanted to wish them (Song Yoona and Kim So Yeon) luck. I hope it is a good drama. Fighting!

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Yep. Several beanies are posting about Secret Mother in the fan wall and I'm one of those who also look forward to the drama this May 12. A fan of both women.They both look adorable in the behind-the-scene videos even though there's always tension in their characters' scenes together.

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i really enjoyed the first 4 episodes of Wok in Love/Greasy Melo which was not unexpected as I have liked all three of the leads in previous dramas. So far, I'm clueless about the OTP or who I would even prefer with the h (just hope Seo Poong's wife comes crawling back so he can reject her, same with Sae Woo's husband).

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My eyes set on you LJG.. cant wait to meet you this Saturday babe

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Haha, the two men who played Wang So....albeit in two different dramas! What's not to root for?

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easy peasy I'm watching Junki oppa's drama.<3 and if it's TIme of Dog and Wolf PD I'm watching it with more expectation!

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Oppa is back!!

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Is there a reason why she didn't mention "Rich Man, Poor Woman"??? The remake of the 2012 Japanese drama? It started May 9th? Ring any bells????
Cause I don't even see it in the schedule on the side of the blog....Anyone else confused?

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Is there a discussion page for WoL? Bc I need to discuss some things. LOL

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I am enjoying Wok of Love so far. I just have one fear that the drama will lose steam in the second half since 20 episodes seem to many. Japanese dramas seem to have a perfect length of 12 episodes or even less so hope that k-dramas be more flexible and don't stick to 16, 20 or 24 when there's no plot left and keep on dragging and dragging with useless angst and seperations due to Noble idiocy. Okay I didn't expect to write a whole paragraph about this..

As for Lawless Lawyer I want to watch but no subs anywhere. Instead of the the availability of subs increasing and getting faster money hungry Netflix etc. are making it difficult for us to live watch dramas. I do want people do discover the awesomeness of k-dramas but not at the expense of the current watchers. But cable channels like jtbc and tnv keep selling their drama licenses to Netflix exclusively. Want to go back a few years when we could watch dramas in peace without worrying about subs.

Secret Mother is on my list but a bit hesitant to watch because of Kim So Yeon because I find her real life personality quite fake and annoying after watching her in We Got Married. Like I know that show is fake but why act so in love and cry when you seperate with your WGM partner when you are dating someone else in secret and announce your wedding with him a few months later -.- it's like they join WGM just to get more famous and get new roles for dramas. Pfft.

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Lawless Lawyer first two episodes are now subbed in Viki

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@persianrose, Thanks for the progress report on LAWLESS ATTORNEY subtitles. ;-)

It would make a lot of sense to me to hold the DIY recap/discussion thread for the show in the casting news article for LJG:

http://www.dramabeans.com/2018/02/lee-jun-ki-offered-tvn-legal-action-drama-lawless-attorney/

I'm already being hornswoggled into live-watching by two of my good REBEL buddies. Resistance is futile. ;-)

http://www.dramabeans.com/members/pakalanapikake/activity/492309/

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I don't suppose @lollypip would be interested in recapping another legal drama right? *gives best pleading puppy eyes*
Though I haven't seen much lawywering - it's like Chief Kim decided to become a lawyer and ganged up with Seo Yul to take down TQ with some cunning and action moves.
Any love for Lee Jun Ki Oppa db recappers?

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lollypip,

Do NOT look at @wishfultoki's eyes! She will mesmerize you into following her bidding! Run for your life! And beware of @kimbapnoona, too! These guys are the Lorelei of Kdrama nuts, luring Beanies onto the rocks of live-watching overload.

I'm dooooooomed, I say. Don't let this happen to you. ;-)

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mbwahaha @pakalanapikake I'm not at the siren-like level of @kimbapnoona. Did you know she gathered together all fans of Poetry on her fanwall, ultimately winning a weecap for us?

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Hahaha No one has never ever used the word siren to describe me...but here we go.

In my best effort in faking Honey Lee's pansori voice 🎼there is the mountain ~~there is the greeeeen Jun-ki mountain~and my love's love is the emerald lawless lawyer 🎡

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@wishfultoki May 20, 2018 at 5:13 PM

I purposely averted my gaze from @kimbapnoona's fan wall and strapped on my tinfoil helmet with mirrored visor to avoid being sucked through the wormhole into Poetry Oblivion. It's bad enough that I started writing pseud-recaps myself.

Tinfoil and my love for Yoon Si-yoon saved me, but now that DONG-GU DAEGUN had ended, I must maintain my vigilance... she sez right after caving in to watch Teacher Attorney take on the baddies.

*mutters under breath*

Shikata ga nai (δ»•ζ–ΉγŒη„‘γ„).

Resistance is futile.

They are forces of nature.

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@kimbapnoona May 20, 2018 at 6:17 PM, @wishfultoki

*red flag on the play*

Time out! The ruthlessly diabolical @kimbapnoona is now resorting to industrial-strength "persuasion."
She knows my vulnerabilities from REBEL, and is using them against me.
Arg!! She's channeling Honey Lee, and has charmed Yoon Kyun-sang into drumming for her!

If I hadn't already caved in to her blandishments, I would now.

But now I can say: "The devil made me do it." ;-)

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What's next? @wishfultoki will start burning incense and chanting while circumambulating a giant pine tree as @kimbapnoona piles up the stones. Next thing I know, they'll sic the mudang from ARANG AND THE MAGISTRATE on me.

It's enough to make me jump off the Lee Joon-gi Memorial Cliff Of Doom. ;-)

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But but but @pakalanapikake
🎼Perhaps the kimbap mountain can't forget the pikake water🎡
*slowly turns and raises eyebrow*
🎼so it will go-oh-oh around doom riverrrr
*opens fan*

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@kimbapnoona May 20, 2018 at 7:18 PM

*borrows Wolhamae's "hair ribbon friend" hyang-bipa*

Breaks spell by channeling Celine Dion singing a Jawaiian arrangement of "My Heart Will Go On"

Whew! Desperate times call for desperate measures.

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What comeback? Jang Hyukk just did Money Flower which was dark twisty and damn awesome and the beans didn't bother to recap it

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I was a little disappointed about that too. Money Flower was awesome! But at least we had a few video scenes we could comment on :)

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