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Spy: Episode 14
by | March 3, 2015 | 125 Comments
Oh, it’s on now. Sun-woo gets separated from his family and has to fight for a reunion, even though he has opponents on both sides who seem dead set on holding at least one of his loved ones hostage at all times. Bromance is in the air at least, which is a welcome breath of... More »


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Heard It Through the Grapevine: Episode 2
by | February 26, 2015 | 81 Comments
These are the faces of the condemned about to face judge, jury, and executioner in the form of In-sang’s parents. They’re in for a shock even greater than the pregnancy reveal itself, culminating in a strangely funny sequence of events as the Han Family gets turned upside down. The tone still swings from funny to... More »


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Heard It Through the Grapevine: Episode 1
by | February 25, 2015 | 75 Comments
Well, this is going to be interesting. Heard It Through the Grapevine premiered on SBS this week in an attempt to fill the gaping hole in the lineup left by Punch, which is a hard act to follow if there ever was one. Boasting an unusual premise dealing with a teenage pregnancy between a poor... More »


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Punch: Episode 19 (Final)
by | February 19, 2015 | 101 Comments
Writing an introduction has never felt more like crafting an obituary, because it means we’ve finally reached the end of the line for one of the best shows of the year, and one of the greatest character studies in drama history. Like our hero, we made this journey knowing with certainty that it would end,... More »


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Punch: Episode 18
by | February 18, 2015 | 33 Comments
If there’s just one unlikable aspect to this episode, it’s that it brings us one step closer to the end. But Punch’s penultimate episode throws no punches as the fighting between the relatively good guys and the definitely bad guys reaches a fever pitch. Not only are we running out of time, but so is... More »


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Spy: Episodes 11-12
by | February 17, 2015 | 203 Comments
Love and truth don’t quite go hand in hand as everyone seems to get a gun and a little extra motivation this week, leading to a few confrontations that end with more than just empty threats and dark promises. Blood is shed, hearts are broken, and Sun-woo gains some clarity of focus he didn’t even... More »


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Punch: Episode 17
by | February 12, 2015 | 28 Comments
This is Ha-kyung’s episode through and through, giving her a chance to really shine when she finds herself left to her own devices—and boy, does she ever. It’s ladies’ night all around in the land of Punch, but along with the paragons of womanly virtue on display come the dregs of humanity that just so... More »


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Punch: Episode 16
by | February 11, 2015 | 17 Comments
There are high points and higher points in Punch’s best episode yet, though that’s almost redundant to say in a show where every week tops the one that came before it in sheer intensity. Along with our anti-hero’s relentless pursuit for justice, Kang-jae and Tae-joon finally get to lay everything bare, which is arguably one... More »


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Spy: Episode 10
by | February 9, 2015 | 110 Comments
Our hero’s in store for some sobering revelations this hour that’ll make him rethink the way he’s been acting around Mom, and all for the better—it’s about time Spy kicked into gear. Now that all the pieces are in place and we’ve got a baddie to make Ki-chul look sympathetic (which really does work), there’s... More »


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Punch: Episode 15
by | February 5, 2015 | 25 Comments
In the wake of another crushing defeat at the hands of villains with truly dangerous amounts of power, even our resilient anti-hero finds he’s not immune to the siren song that is doubt, and the short moment he experiences it might just be the closest he’ll ever come to throwing himself a pity party. But... More »


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Punch: Episode 14
by | February 4, 2015 | 32 Comments
It’s never been more difficult to be one of the good guys in a show where the bad guys always find a way to win, since there’s no low people like them won’t stoop to in order to get their way. Sometimes it feels like Jung-hwan and Ha-kyung are fighting a losing battle, and that... More »