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Drama Recaps
Mrs. Cop: Episode 8
by | August 27, 2015 | 19 Comments
Time is running out to catch a serial killer, and Young-jin and her team face more than just professional failure if they don’t succeed — lives are on the line. We get a few steps closer to understanding how all the separate people and cases relate to each other… or, we learn that they do... More »

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Mrs. Cop: Episode 7
by | August 26, 2015 | 23 Comments
As one case is closed, another opens, and Young-jin’s team refocuses on the teenage sex-trafficking ring. But some things just don’t add up, and there may be more to this case than meets the eye. Meanwhile Do-young still has a lot to learn about how to be part of a team, and Jin-woo seems to... More »

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Mrs. Cop: Episode 6
by | August 20, 2015 | 21 Comments
As Young-jin’s team works on its first big case together, we finally see her incredible intuition and intelligence at work, and I’ve gotta say, it’s mighty impressive. Do-young struggles with her admiration even as she realizes that her mentor is human and imperfect, while she deals with disillusionment in herself – she’s still got a... More »

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Mrs. Cop: Episode 5
by | August 19, 2015 | 19 Comments
Young-jin’s first order of business is to finish assembling her team, which turns out to be a lot more amusing than anyone could have imagined. Their first case could reel in a bigger fish than they expected, but a sudden case creates a temporary distraction. Meanwhile the new team is having growing pains – will... More »

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Mrs. Cop: Episode 4
by | August 13, 2015 | 25 Comments
Now this is more like it! Young-jin and her new team begin the murder investigation, and it looks like we finally have some brains on board. Do-young is an especially valuable addition to the team, and Young-jin is finally learning to work within the system and still get what she wants. I knew she had... More »

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Mrs. Cop: Episode 3
by | August 12, 2015 | 15 Comments
Young-jin makes a big decision, one that affects her entire life and career in some pretty drastic ways. But she still has her moral compass, and her fighting spirit is stirred again and as she goes to bat against a system that seems to work only for itself. Let’s hope that this time around, Young-jin... More »

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Mrs. Cop: Episode 2
by | August 9, 2015 | 33 Comments
Things get dark this hour and Young-jin has to grapple with the consequences of her decision last episode. To answer whether she can serve Lady Justice and the law at the same time, she has to look at why she catches baddies in the first place. Her personal answer to that question is vital, because... More »

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Mrs. Cop: Episode 1
by | August 6, 2015 | 31 Comments
Mrs. Cop comes out of the gate hard and fast, with great, relatable characters and a compelling conflict for the heroine to tackle: What’s more important, your career or your family? You’d think it’s an easy decision, except when your career involves protecting the families of your fellow man. It’s hard to prioritize a dance... More »

Drama Casting & News
The ajumma cop reports for duty in Mrs. Cop
by | July 28, 2015 | 24 Comments
Time to check in with SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday police investigation drama Mrs. Cop which already premieres next week. Kim Hee-ae (Secret Love Affair) takes on her first action role as a detective team leader who’s an ace in the field but a failure as a mother. And Kim Min-jong (Secret Door) plays her leading man... More »

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Secret Door’s enthusiastic press conference
by | September 18, 2014 | 30 Comments
It’s here, it’s here, it’s finally here: A press conference was held on the 18th for Secret Door, which at long last will be premiering next Monday on SBS. The stars and director of the reinterpreted historical drama fielded questions from journalists, and unilaterally the message was, “I feel privileged to be part of such... More »

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Secret Door reveals its king and romantic killer
by | August 26, 2014 | 46 Comments
I am pretty pumped up about SBS’s upcoming historical drama Secret Door, half because that the cast is amazing, and half because it’s a gruesomely fascinating slice of history rife with pathos and emotion—and a heckuva mystery, as nobody has the definitive explanation for what caused Crown Prince Sado (played here by Lee Je-hoon) to... More »