Beanie level: Errand boy

Black Dog- I would be happy if the drama ended with ep 12. A simple and quiet ending to a lovely slice of life story. But we have a few more to go; hope it maintains its quality!

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Black Dog – looks interesting, hope it stays interesting.

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What an entrance for @yyishere !!!

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    I was something, all right. I am still crackling with energy.

    I laughed my head off when the tornado appeared, and every time they talked about the wind. 😂😂😂😂 @bbstl, @katakwasabi @wishfultoki @msrabbit Seriously, howled myself into a stupor.

    Finished episode 1. The end scene made me swoon. Nobody smiles like Binnie. Nobody.

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      Are you sure that was you, YY? Not your evil twin? Why would you send her right into Binnie’s arms?

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        Sigh. I’m just too kind. Binnie is so cool. Can we just have Binnie and SYJ scenes? I don’t know why, but I feel uncomfortable watching the N Korea backdrop. The jungle was okay, but episode 2 made me…uneasy.

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      Me too, every mention of the wind sent me into fits of giggles.

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        @egads said she cameos as the landmine. This was before I watched the second part of episode 1. So when I got to the scene where she was, all silent and broody, and just – there, I laughed my head off.

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      Re: Binnie smiling. Did he smile? I was just thinking that in two eps, I haven’t seen any dimples. *sigh*.

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        Girl, where are your eyes? That last scene in episode 1 – omg, that was a SMILE, absolutely the sweetest thing I’ve seen so far. I get it, they’re going to add those little bonuses at the end of each episode to show how Binnie and her are connected. I don’t understand the Switzerland scene in episode 2 though. Is he living a double life? A piano maestro or a spy who’s gone back to N Korea to investigate his brother’s death? Not a fan of his hair, though. I prefer his hair in Alhambra, it made him hotter. But Binnie in uniform, boy, oh boy, can he strut…

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          It was indeed a smile but still I say . . . no dimples, I think. He’s sternly keeping the dimples under control. Or I just have to watch ep 1 for the third time 😉

          He’s keeping the hot under control with the hair, I agree. Alhambra hair is way the best ever. I don’t get the Switzerland part, either. Assumed it’s a flash-forward but what could make her that depressed? I guess we’re gonna find out. Oh, the angst!

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Flawed People – Wow, talk about an awkward conversation. Especially with one’s brother. I guess it does show that they are a close family that can talk to each other about anything.

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I know I can be oblivious, but even my dull senses would be ringing alarm bells if these two looked at me like this.

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Flawed People – the sismance is the best part.

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Flawed Humans… continues to have its moments. Just wish they had made something other than kdrama poop jokes central to the ML’s issues. Sigh.

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    So the poop-plot aint over yet? 🙄

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      Not yet. And it’s too bad, because otherwise it’s an interesting little story – so far.

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    I roll my eyes every time it happens but at least there’s a reason to it. I’m trying to convince myself because there are many interesting side characters.

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Flawed Humans – what’s the story with the bag lady (young woman with a bag full of cash trying to give it away)? Any guesses?

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    Haven’t had time to watch it yet. But I am gonna throw a guess here. Because that’s her flaw? 🙃

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    I think she is rich. Her last scene made me think she may be doing a social experiment. like seeing how people react to her state.

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Flawed Humans – a broad farce? Opening episode has its moments.

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NokDu – lovely ending, nicely done.

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    In a way, the king’s exile is the best thing that could have happened to the queen. The one unselfish thing he did was let her go, instead of clinging to her. Now she can spend the rest of her life with her son; the two who have suffered most from him finally reunited. And he knows it.

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      I *think* he knew the game was up from the time he refused to look at the dead body that Yul-moo claimed was NokDu.

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        Yes, it’s kind of strange, in the ending the king was suggesting that he persecuted Nokdu and tried to have him killed, instead of recognizing YM as the traitor to the throne, so that he wouldn’t have to kill Nokdu, if that makes any sense. I can’t quite get my head around that convoluted reasoning. The only thing that kept Nokdu from getting killed was DJ’s surrender to YM and promise to stay with him. For a man who was genuinely paranoid about being betrayed, to stay true to his character the king should have killed YM as soon as he recognized his greed for the throne. Oh, but that wouldn’t have been consistent with history. Sigh.

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          “ For a man who was genuinely paranoid about being betrayed, to stay true to his character the king should have killed YM as soon as he recognized his greed for the throne. ”

          Absolutely true.

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Beanies, a Camellia question:

Given DB’s personality as we’ve seen it, what do you think would have happened if her mother had shown up and tried to connect with her and PG without the dementia subterfuge?

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Wonderful spoof!

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Pegasus Mart.

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Just magnificent!

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Theme of today’s episode. Ong Avengers!

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Sigh.

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Camellia – JR really is just trash.

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Camellia – more red herrings, redemption arc for DB’s mother, and the story nearing climax. It sure doesn’t feel like a 20 episode arc. More surprises/goodies for us?

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    One wonders. I just don’t think it’s Heung sik. That is just too easy and I am still convinced that the victim pool should be expanded. The deaths will not just be limited to Hyang mi.

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      Remember Murder on the Orient Express? I know this drama won’t go there, but I thought it would have been an interesting way to take the story.

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    I think 18 episodes might have been tighter, but I think they can fill 20 episodes in revealing Joker and his motives.

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    At least we know that Joker has to smell like lacquer (or paint thinner?). That must leave a pretty narrow field. But why would DB’s mother not run to the police as soon as she made that connection? Why threaten her suspect personally? Why give him the chance to come after her?

    No matter what happens to her in this encounter, I have to believe that Mom is going to be around in the final episode, so that DB can donate her kidney.

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      Double indemnity clause in the insurance policy?

      DB’s mother, much like Hyang-mi, has the feel of a blood sacrifice in the making.

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        After that speech she made about protecting her child? I could see her luring him to follow her if she thought she could kill him. But luring him to follow her so that he could kill her — and what? Get caught? What about all that fierce protectiveness toward DB? Where does that go if she just allows Joker to kill her? Mom’s supposed to be the smartest one in the family, and that just doesn’t seem smart.

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          Mutual death scenario, or, the final bit of proof she needs because as HS said, all she has is the smell of lacquer and “beast eyes”.

          Remember, without a kidney, she’s dead anyway. She could be looking for a way that does the most good for DB.

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Kdrama and childhood connections. One is an infant, the other is well along in pregnancy. The infant rubs his foot on the other’s mom’s belly. That’s pretty early to call fate, destiny…

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Camellia: Boy, I hope there is more to DB’s mother’s story than that reveal. I have to believe that there is more there – or that b**ch wouldn’t have bothered to find DB’s mom.

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    Didn’t she allude to being married to their father. The woman said that DB’s Mom was legally theirs as well.

    And that dinner scene, wow, so good. DB, to me, had every right to be pissed. We still don’t know what Mom put DB’s signature to.

    I am so glad she really leaned on Yong sik afterwards.

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      So, at the end of the day, will DB give, or won’t she? What do you think?

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        *sigh* I don’t because I don’t think Mom is gonna make it to the end of the series. Something is gonna end her life and it won’t be renal failure.

        On the flip side, I think she will because it is not in DB’s nature to see someone suffer, no matter how big her talk is.

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