I enjoyed Angel’s Last Mission and I am really enjoying finishing Memories of the Alhambra. What other shows did everyone hate so I know what I should watch next?

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    Mr. Sunshine. It’s a KES drama. You can’t get more hated than that.

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      Nice try.

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        Hwayugi

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          I read the recaps and was so excited for Hongki, LSG, and CSW but that ending…I don’t know if I could sit through all of it for it to end that way…

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            I loved the ending. The episode before the last one was trash but I loved the finale.

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            @midnight oh really? Why did you like the ending? Maybe I should revisit that then…

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            Because it was SO EXACTLY like him to give her his own eye and confidently announce that he would find her where-ever she went. I loved the cheeky note the show ended on. It was exactly like Monkey King. And one knew that he would do it. As always.

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            @midnight ah true. I can see how it would stay in character. I don’t mind bittersweet endings but open-ended endings drive me a little crazy. I might still check it out though. There did seem to be some golden moments that would make it worth-while.

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            Hwayugiโ€™s ending made my hubby swear to never watch another kdrama. (Of course, weโ€™re watching My Country now, which he loves.)

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          For your below comment:
          Oh man, I would have quit ages ago if I swore off kdramas after a bad ending. Glad your husband got sucked back in anyway!

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    Abyss?
    Melting Me Softly????
    Arsedal????????

    All seem to qualify on the “hate” scale. Abyss was the only one I liked.

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      Melting Me Softly is loosely on my list. I do love the leads and the clips I’ve seen don’t really seem all that bad if you go in expecting some farce.

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      Ugh, definitely Arsedal (hate face 😠).

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    I really liked MoA too. I often love shows hated by most beanies too but whenever I post about it there usually are some beanies that have liked it too.

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      Yeah usually there’s someone out there who loves it even if it seems most don’t. It is nice to see those more positive posts.
      I take reviews into account a lot but some of the shows I’ve most enjoyed were ones I just ignored reviews and dived in.

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      *high five*
      I love MoA with all its flaws. I think the only thing I actually hate is the vague ending. Aside from that, it’s a drama I enjoyed watching and dissecting.

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    One show I remember many beanies, but not all of them, dislike is Wok of Love. I LOVE IT.
    Two Cops is another one. I have rewatched both of themmany many times.
    Room No.9 is another one that I have watched recently, starting it very cautiously but I love this one too.

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      Oh, Iโ€™m glad to hear you liked Wok of Love! Iโ€™ve been wanting to watch it for Junho but it did seem that not many people really enjoyed it. Iโ€™ll give it go!

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        I love it. Both JunHo and Jung Ryeo Won are perfect. And I don’t care what other people say, this is one of the best roles I have seen Jang Hyuk in.

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          Yep, I was recently thinking of rewatching Wok of Love for Jang Hyuk. Sure, it gets a bit unfocused towards the end but I loved it. And the cat.

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      I love Junho. He was sooo good in Chief Kim and JBL. I stopped reading recaps of WoL but can’t remember why. I do remember something about a steamy kitchen kiss lol. I think that would be a fun one for a light comedy. I should add it to my list.
      The last two just never really interested me. I do love Jo Jung-suk though.

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        See, I was bored to tears with JBL and I had lots of issues with it that frustrated me. The only thing I liked about it was the relationship between JunHo and the second female lead near the end of the story.

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          I’ve heard that from others but I absolutely adore JBL and really want to rewatch it. The FSL was really awesome and I did enjoy that friendship too. The MSL got on my nerves a little but I’ve seen worse lol

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        Room No.9 never intrested me either until just recently when I had finished a rewatch of Lookout and was desperate for more KYK but disliked Secret Life of my Secretary. I went in just for him not knowing anything about the story, and it gripped me immediately.

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          Ooh didn’t realize he was in that too. I do like both female leads too but idk. I’ll have to be in just the right mood for that one.

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      Wok of Love is love. It’s disjointed at times and most of the times it felt like the writer couldn’t decide whether she wanted to go all out on the absurdity scale or not. But the oddly frank conversations are to die for (so refreshingly weird and honest). And the characters are a delight.

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    suspicious partner
    strong woman do bongsoon
    hotel del luna
    vagabond
    abyss
    the heirs
    dr jin

    all shows getting hated on for very different reasons also all shows i have watched at least bits of and have both enjoyed and hated for… varying reasons

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      I enjoyed Suspicious Partner. It lost it’s way like midway but was still nice enough.
      Strong Woman got a lot of love here I thought. I barely made it through recaps…
      Hotel Del Luna is definitely on my list. That one sounded good.
      Vagabond is loosely on my list. I don’t mind an action show here and there.
      Recaps were fun to read for The Heirs but never would watch it. Maybe if it was back when I was watching BoF and those classics lol
      I always mean to go back and read Dr Jin recaps. Heard they were pretty hilarious.

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        I would probably rate Strong Woman as my most disliked drama ever. Mostly because I somehow managed to watch all of the trainwreck and didn’t drop it like most other bad dramas. I give major side-eyes to anyone who say they liked it.

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          I’m a chronic finisher so I have a nice list of disliked ones I’ve completed. There were some core issues I had with Strong Woman (from reading recaps) that I think it was the leads chemistry that must have hard carried that show. I don’t begrudge people liking it but I will not be convinced to check it out myself.

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            I have stopped reading recaps to check the show a long time ago. I have found out that I enjoy shows better when I go in blind without the recappers’ first impressions, as people usually have a certain expectation from promo materials and/or production crew credits, which can ruin the first few episodes for them very easily and it shows clearly in their recap. I tend to avoid promo materials and I prefer to go in blind. That has been the best strategy for me to enjoy the most number of shows.

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        strong woman couldve been an interesting show and the leads were cute as buttons. but also i could write a book on how it somehow sent the exact opposite message of what it should have sent with the premise and also how it literally handled every single plotline wrong.

        but also park boyoung is magic. i didnt even mind its terribleness as long as i could fast forward to her scenes. im not sure why.

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      @midnight I don’t rely on recaps as much as I used to. I don’t mind some bias in there cause I do come for their genuine opinion. Plus, I have my own biases too, but it can get deceiving when it’s all love or all criticism.
      I also love spoilers (as long as I seek them out and they don’t ninja attack me) so I’m all for pre-reading recaps and watching promos lol. It does backfire sometimes.

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    People hated Angel’s Last Mission? I had no idea. I loved it. Shin Hye Sun was divine in there!

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      Hate may be too strong of a word but people seemed to not like the plot or L all that much. I enjoyed it a lot too. Shin Hye-sun is awesome and I thought L held his own with how much goofier his role was suppose to be.

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