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Drama Recaps
Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 8
by | December 2, 2016 | 41 Comments
Doing the right thing can be painful, as our romantic doctors come to learn while navigating their way through heartbreaking ethical dilemmas this episode. With the show seemingly building up to a face-off between Teacher Kim and Dr. Do, our doctors also come to learn that it’s not just about their practice anymore—it’s about politics... More »

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Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 7
by | December 1, 2016 | 35 Comments
Day one of the Geodae invasion kicks off in this episode, and it feels like we’re still setting up for some much bigger confrontations to come. No one seems particularly thrilled about the new arrangement on either side except for Teacher Kim—who, as always, is preoccupied with his own hidden agenda. Meanwhile, Seo-jung’s got her... More »

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Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 6
by | November 25, 2016 | 59 Comments
This hour was all about Seo-jung, which gives us a good and much-needed opportunity to get to know her better. We come to know why she became a doctor in the first place, and what her core driving principles are. Regrettably, that means less time for Dong-joo and his character growth, which I was looking... More »

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Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 5
by | November 24, 2016 | 38 Comments
Our resident hothead doctor starts singing a different tune once he learns of Teacher Kim’s true identity, and goes from being arrogantly sure of himself to being in damage control mode. Unfortunately, he’s quickly reminded that Teacher Kim isn’t the type to welcome anyone with open arms, nor is he the type to give pats... More »

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Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 4
by | November 18, 2016 | 71 Comments
This episode is all about confrontations, and in a way, the shouting matches we get this hour prove to be therapeutic for characters who didn’t previously have an outlet to pour out all their frustrations. Now that they can be truthful about their issues, the plot pacing has picked up, with new characters being introduced... More »

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Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 3
by | November 17, 2016 | 42 Comments
After the high intensity of last week, this third episode takes on a slightly slower pace, as our two apprentices try to negotiate the large space between them. Seo-jung is intent on keeping her distance and pushing Dong-joo away, but Dong-joo is filled with unanswered questions for both Seo-jung and especially Teacher Kim, that refuse... More »

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Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 2
by | November 11, 2016 | 58 Comments
In an era that espouses meritocracy, our hero learns the hard truth that all the genius in the world amounts to nothing in the face of privilege. Thus, in an attempt to prove himself, he takes a step forward on the path of destruction and pays dearly for it. But he’s not the only one... More »

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Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim: Episode 1
by | November 9, 2016 | 120 Comments
SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim premiered this week, and though veteran actor Han Seok-kyu has top billing, this first episode is really all about our two cheeky apprentices. Together they battle against life and death, irate sunbaes, and mainly each other, as they try to survive the numerous obstacles of working in... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hotheaded hospital clashes in Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim
by | November 1, 2016 | 30 Comments
SBS’s upcoming Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim may not have been initially on my radar, but it’s been gradually making its way there; each round of promos has piqued my interest a bit more, featuring solid conflict, strong actors, and a whiff of mystery. Today we’ve got new posters and a teaser, and although I mostly... More »

Drama Casting & News
Emotions run high in Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim’s new teaser
by | October 26, 2016 | 24 Comments
Pretty cool how solid actors can elevate a genre as exhausted as the medical drama without the need to go to absurd lengths. It just goes to show that great performances really do deliver in more ways than one. We’ve got some more stills along with a second teaser for the upcoming SBS drama Romantic... More »