‘Yeo Jin-gu’


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Jackpot: Episode 24 (Final)
by | June 15, 2016 | 79 Comments
Oh, what could have been and wasn’t. Or what wasn’t, and should have been. But really, with Jackpot it’s a lot of what was, and definitely shouldn’t have been. But like every show must do, this one comes to an end. Of sorts. It’s actually not that bad in the grand scheme of things—it hits... More »


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Jackpot: Episode 23
by | June 14, 2016 | 50 Comments
With a revolt in full swing, our two brothers are left on opposite sides of the spectrum when it comes to solving it. The choices come down to killing everyone or killing no one, and you can probably guess which brother takes which stance—and while it shouldn’t be so simple, it really, really is. If... More »


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Jackpot: Episode 22
by | June 8, 2016 | 68 Comments
If the last short-lived revolt wasn’t enough rebellion for the discerning viewer, fear not—another one gets planned and executed as if everything that came before it never even happened. Our two brothers end up back in each other’s orbit when Injwa rears his head again, this time with an army of followers ready to take... More »


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Jackpot: Episode 21
by | June 7, 2016 | 72 Comments
Get ready for the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it rebellion no one was waiting for, which gets introduced, executed, and resolved before you can think too hard about it. It is an action-packed hour in that sense, and there are moments that flirt with the idea that there’s more beneath the surface than what meets the eye—but Jackpot doesn’t... More »


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Jackpot: Episode 20
by | June 1, 2016 | 33 Comments
Things happen fast this episode, since we’re nearing the end of the journey and the time for dallying about seems to be over. The good news is that the scheming at the forefront of the proceedings works on a basic level, and we can believe that the bad guys are gaining the upper hand without... More »


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Jackpot: Episode 19
by | May 31, 2016 | 32 Comments
If you thought our resident terrible villain was good at evading consequences for his actions before, think again—he’s a master at it now. Best of all, he needs very little help to do it, since whatever he says, goes. Without a king to chase him and without a prince to take initiative, Injwa gets to... More »


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Jackpot: Episode 18
by | May 25, 2016 | 88 Comments
No matter how swift, brutal, and supposedly final the king’s vengeance may be, there’ll always be ways to handily avoid death. Unless you’re not one of the main characters/human pin cushions, in which case, one stab or wrong look will kill you. Life may be a lottery, but when it’s one that our villain keeps... More »


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Jackpot: Episode 17
by | May 24, 2016 | 28 Comments
Our resident sensible prince is given one job to do this episode, and proves his capacity toward leadership by carrying out his father and mother’s wishes to the best of his capabilities. Dae-gil faces a very tough decision this episode, and we almost lose the two brothers’ beloved partnership to Injwa’s machinations—almost, but not quite.... More »


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Jackpot: Episode 16
by | May 18, 2016 | 36 Comments
With his entire world upended and everything he ever thought he knew about himself thrown into question, our hero is left with much to think about, and not much time to do it. He dedicates himself to the tasks given to him instead, proving that you don’t need years of specified training in order to... More »


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Jackpot: Episode 15
by | May 17, 2016 | 26 Comments
Our hero plays a game with no rules except the rule of honor, making for a surprisingly restrained showdown with the gambler who was set up to be the worst out of those that Dae-gil’s had to face. Some interesting ideas are put forward only to be swiftly retracted, but maybe, with just a little... More »