‘Lee Dong-gun’

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Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 7
by | April 6, 2015 | 20 Comments
Two different types of pride clash in this episode—Yeol stubbornly refuses to bend, while Mi-rae believes that one ought to endure any kind of humiliation for the sake of family. Meanwhile, a conspiracy is formed by those who mean only harm to Yeol’s marriage. But with Yeol and Mi-rae unable to see eye-to-eye on practically... More »

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Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 6
by | April 2, 2015 | 10 Comments
Find out where it hurts and why. Fix it. That’s our assignment this week, but it turns out not to be as straightforward as it sounds. Yeol devotes himself to getting to the bottom of Sa-rang’s problem, which isn’t quite what he expects. But we’re in for a taste of crisis, as nothing goes to... More »

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Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 5
by | March 30, 2015 | 10 Comments
Mi-rae continues her scheme to turn Yeol into a good father, though she’ll have to drag him kicking and screaming every step of the way. Thanks to Mi-rae’s stubborn insistence, Yeol makes some positive changes in the way he approaches his job and his private life. He also looks for ways to win Sa-rang’s approval,... More »

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Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 4
by | March 27, 2015 | 40 Comments
It’s an episode where nothing goes to plan for anyone, and like Yeol, I’m getting mixed messages. Do Mi-rae’s ends justify her means? Meanwhile, Yeol has to adjust to his new housemates, whose lifestyle is pretty much the antithesis of his, and everyone finds that it takes more than living together to make a family.... More »

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Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 3
by | March 23, 2015 | 36 Comments
Having decided that Yeol is the only man with the qualifications to become Sa-rang’s father, Mi-rae sets out to convince Yeol of the same thing. There’s nowhere he can hide from her, but from the way he tries you’d think she was a gumiho out to seduce him and devour his liver. There are a... More »

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Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 2
by | March 20, 2015 | 20 Comments
I’m in. If the opening episodes are anything to go by, we can enjoy the same light hand and sharp humor that characterized Marriage Not Dating. Mi-rae’s diagnosis brings an undercurrent of gravity and loneliness that makes it easy to root for her. It helps that she’s a badass, and you know what’s better? So... More »

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Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 1
by | March 17, 2015 | 58 Comments
Welcome to Superdaddy Yeol, the webtoon adaptation in which a mother with only a year to live sets out to turn her deadbeat ex into the perfect father. It’s a sad premise and the first episode doesn’t shrink from it, but there is hope (and a little humor) to be found as well. With his... More »

Drama Casting & News
The loser gets a second shot at love in Superdaddy Yeol
by | March 5, 2015 | 28 Comments
The teasers for this show are really funny, but tvN also has a habit of reeling me in with awesome teasers that don’t always match the show. I think in Superdaddy Yeol’s case, the tone should hold up, as we watch Lee Dong-gun (Mi-rae’s Choice) go from a slacker bachelor to responsible superdaddy material in... More »

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Filming commences on tvN’s Superdaddy Yeol
by | February 24, 2015 | 32 Comments
What a cute poster for Superdaddy Yeol, which gives us the main characters in a nutshell: competent Mom (Lee Yuri) with a precocious kid (Lee Re) has to lead (or maybe drag) the good-natured but rough-around-the-edges hero (Lee Dong-gun) into becoming the titular superdad. The copy on the poster is from the daughter’s perspective, lamenting,... More »

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Awkward family bonding for Superdaddy Yeol
by | February 18, 2015 | 43 Comments
I wasn’t sure I could see Lee Dong-gun playing a scraggly (albeit well-meaning) loafer type (he’s so pretty and chic!), but I love how well he pulls it off in the first teaser for Superdaddy Yeol, even if it’s barely a thirty-second glimpse of the character. I’d love for him to get a solid, endearing... More »

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Seo Joon-young joins tvN rom-com Superdaddy Yeol
by | February 2, 2015 | 16 Comments
Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Will you ever get the girl, Seo Joon-young? The main cast has been assembled for tvN’s newest drama Superdaddy Yeol, the heartwarming romantic comedy about a single mother who has one year left to live and spends it turning her ex-boyfriend into A-plus daddy material for her nine-year-old daughter.... 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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