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Gap-dong: Episode 2
by | April 12, 2014 | 40 Comments
Gap-dong turned in another solid episode, full of shady characters and tension between its good-guy protagonists—although I’m a little wary of calling our assy chief detective Chul-gon a full-on protagonist just yet. With our main characters’ storylines established, this episode gave us a chance to see more of the secondary characters, namely the psycho-on-the-rise Tae-oh,... More »

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Full Sun: Episode 15
by | April 12, 2014 | 22 Comments
I’m back for Full Sun’s finale week (albeit late), and this show doesn’t let up in the slightest even after everyone knows the truth. In fact, that should give us more reason to be on our toes and maybe even a little scared, especially when our hero is armed and at large. And while he’s... More »

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Gap-dong: Episode 1
by | April 11, 2014 | 65 Comments
I’m up to my neck in premieres! Today is Gap-dong’s turn, and we get a jam-packed hour of tension and mystery. Or rather, seventy minutes of it, since tvN cannot for the life of it exercise restraint or appreciate the beauty of a tight edit. (Seriously, I do tend to really enjoy tvN’s programming but... More »

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Golden Cross: Episode 1
by | April 10, 2014 | 41 Comments
Here was my thought process in the moments before watching Golden Cross’ premiere episode: If you’re bad, it would be a relief. Then I don’t have to worry about having to recap you. Maybe you’ll be bad. You could be bad. Sure your writer wrote Gaksital which I loved, but that was a historical action... More »

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Three Days: Episode 11
by | April 9, 2014 | 47 Comments
Augh, guys, this show is finally good. Or good again? I’m sure there’s actually a mathematical pattern to which episodes of this series are a cut above the rest, but that would require me to do math. Three Days is a drama written with such a focus on the mini-arcs that it has an interesting... More »

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God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 12
by | April 9, 2014 | 118 Comments
Our dynamic duo is back! We finally get some meaningful answers in the form of major plot and character developments. It’s a refreshing change of pace to get more answers, but everything’s moving that much faster. Each event leads to the next, and it seems like some of the missing pieces are finally coming together.... More »

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God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 11
by | April 7, 2014 | 140 Comments
The clock really gets ticking in this episode, and Fate reasserts itself as the bitch we all know her to be. Just when I was starting to think our team had broken free of the path set in the first timeline, we’re reminded that Fate doesn’t like to be cheated, and exerts an inertia that... More »

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Emergency Couple: Episode 21 (Final)
by | April 7, 2014 | 73 Comments
Lots of nice tidy little bows are wrapped up in this finale, even if some of those endings are just promises for the future. There’s nothing surprising or unexpected in this final episode, but it goes out with all of our characters having grown as people and feeling optimistic about their futures, whether in work... More »

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Sly and Single Again: Episode 12
by | April 6, 2014 | 111 Comments
What a way to end the week! Almost all of the secrets are out now, and the plot proceeds apace. Seung-hyun continues his puppy-dog courtship, supporting Ae-ra both at home and at work. Yeo-jin sinks a little deeper into the quicksand of Second Lead Manipulation, although this episode gives us valuable insight into her darkest... More »

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Three Days: Episode 10
by | April 6, 2014 | 26 Comments
Three Days’ non-linear storytelling was once again stretched to its limits in this installment. With so many jumps through time backwards, forwards, and sideways, you almost feel like you need some kind of four-dimensional map to see how it’s put together. And yet somehow, it all actually works. And I kind of can’t imagine a... More »

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Emergency Couple: Episode 20
by | April 6, 2014 | 44 Comments
If a man and woman wake up together naked, and no one else is there to see it, did it really happen? Does it mean that it was the work of Fate, or the work of copious amounts of beer? Or is it simply two people who are rediscovering the parts of their selves that... More »