‘Jung Ryeo-won’

Drama Recaps
Bubblegum: Episode 9
by | November 26, 2015 | 49 Comments
Crisis has a way of bringing out people’s bests and worsts, sometimes at the same time. Get ready to have all your heartstrings pulled, as the shadows of foreboding gather around them all. Everyone questions Haeng-ah’s place at the family’s side, and she has to decide whether she will stay, and how to measure out... More »

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Bubblegum: Episode 8
by | November 21, 2015 | 76 Comments
Ri-hwan lays his cards on the table about Haeng-ah, but good intentions are never enough, especially when his mom is driven by the fear of not just losing him, but losing herself. Keeping her secret becomes increasingly harder, and everyone around her struggles with the consequences of her prognosis. It’s a pretty uncheerful hour, and... More »

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Bubblegum: Episode 7
by | November 20, 2015 | 43 Comments
It’s a night out for all of our players, with nearly everyone discovering new things about themselves and their relationships. Some decisions are made, feelings declared, and relationships cemented as people stop dancing around their emotions and decide to act on them. The consequences of this night could be life-changing for everyone, but what’s life... More »

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Bubblegum: Episode 6
by | November 15, 2015 | 66 Comments
Sometimes it’s easy to confuse dreams with reality, and realizing that you’ve been living your whole life blurring the lines between the two can be painful. Waking up to reality can be a joyful thing, or it can be heartbreaking… and sometimes it can be both at the same time. When reality holds some difficult... More »

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Bubblegum: Episode 5
by | November 14, 2015 | 61 Comments
A lifelong friendship is a precious gift, and it’s not an easy thing to change. But when one person decides that friendship isn’t enough for them anymore, can you ever go back to just being buddies? It’s a difficult leap to take — but if you want more than you’ve had, sometimes you have to... More »

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Bubblegum: Episode 4
by | November 6, 2015 | 100 Comments
This show just gets better and better. Every character tugs at the heartstrings in a way that’s sweet yet melancholy, and we learn so much about each of them that our understanding of their motivations changes with every episode. Ri-hwan seems to be having a crisis of the heart, while Haeng-ah struggles to stick to... More »

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Bubblegum: Episode 3
by | November 5, 2015 | 47 Comments
Sometimes a show is so charming that it’s impossible to pull away. Such is the case for Bubblegum, with its endearing friendships that have captured my heart. Dealing with the aftermath of a breakup is never easy, so it’s lucky that Haeng-ah is surrounded by people who care for her—if only she would let them... More »

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Bubblegum: Episode 2
by | November 3, 2015 | 89 Comments
Good news! We’ve decided to recap Bubblegum after all. I’m so taken with this show and it’s comfortable, languid tone, adorable friendship, and interesting cast of characters. In this second episode we learn more about Ri-hwan and Haeng-ah’s past and how it informs their present relationship… and there’s a lot more to their friendship than... More »

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Bubblegum: Episode 1
by | October 29, 2015 | 110 Comments
So very sweet. TvN’s newest romantic comedy Bubblegum premiered earlier this week, introducing us to one delightful and adorable friendship between a guy who knows everything about the girl who keeps some secrets close to the vest. Even though these two may bicker as the day is long, they’re also best friends who deeply care... More »

Drama Casting & News
Bubblegum’s childhood friends become a couple
by | September 30, 2015 | 45 Comments
I know, we’re all probably a little shellshocked from the last pair of best friends who took their sweet-ass time (7000 days, to be exact) to become lovers, but maybe this couple will have better luck igniting the spark at the right time? Posters are out for tvN’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Bubblegum, starring Jung Ryeo-won... More »

Drama Casting & News
Character stills and teasers for rom-com Bubblegum
by | September 21, 2015 | 80 Comments
Here’s a peek at tvN’s quirky friends-to-lovers romantic comedy Bubblegum, starring Jung Ryeo-won (Medical Top Team) and Lee Dong-wook (Iron Man) as childhood friends who start to see each other differently as adults. Judging from the teasers, I wonder if this drama is going for anti-chemistry as a concept, which could be a funny tactic.... More »

How would you rate this episode?

5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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