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A Couple’s World: Episodes 1-2 Open Thread

What do you do when your perfect life turns out to be more illusion than reality? Our protagonist faces difficult choices and a seemingly insignificant gesture turns out to be the catalyst for a life-changing revelation.

 
EPISODES 1-2 WEECAP

We start off with a view into the life of JI SUN-WOO (Kim Hee-ae), which seems pretty perfect. She has a successful medical career, a sweet son, and a loving husband, LEE TAE-OH (Park Hae-joon). A director and CEO of a film production company, he’s pretty devoted to work, but that he’s equally devoted to his wife (or so it seems).

They’re the  picture of domestic bliss, and the morning after a loving reunion, their interactions are cavity-inducingly sweet, but not in an artificial way. Sun-woo and Tae-oh genuinely seem to love each other and their son Joon-young.

Before Sun-woo heads off to work Tae-oh sweetly wraps his scarf around her neck and sends her off with a kiss.

During her commute, she calls up friend and neighbor, GO YE-RIM (Park Sun-young) who gushes about her husband SOHN JE-HYUK (Kim Young-min) and how they were like newlyweds during their trip to Jeju. But as they chat, we see the couple at the airport and he can barely be bothered to give Ye-rim a second glance.

At work, Sun-woo gets ready to see her patients, but something catches her eye…she reaches her hand out and plucks a single strand of auburn hair off the scarf. After examining it in the sunlight, she throws it out, but it’s clearly affected her. She can’t seem to focus, and when one of her patients, UHM HYO-JUNG (Kim Sun-kyung), drops by to invite her to a solo exhibition of hers, she can’t stop herself from fixating on Hyo-jung’s auburn hair.

After work, she’s waiting outside Joon-young’s school and it’s a reverse Where’s Waldo situation–everywhere she looks, there are women with auburn hair. That includes Jang Mi-yeon, once Tae-oh’s assistant director and now current assistant. Mi-yeon explains that after her divorce, Tae-oh took her back on as his assistant since he knew she was raising her daughter alone.

While Sun-woo internally reels at the knowledge Tae-oh has had an assistant for over a year that he never mentioned, Mi-yeon trills that it must be wonderful having a devoted husband who always clocks off at 5 p.m. on the dot…except he rarely gets home before 7 p.m.

We cut to the clock showing 7:30 p.m. with no husband in sight. When he finally comes home, she takes the opportunity to ask him about Mi-yeon. He’s evasive and can’t seem to stop stuffing himself with galbi, but she susses out that Mi-yeon (and some other staffers) accompanied Tae-oh on his recent business trip. (Ack! Joon-young overheard their conversation.)

Sun-woo pops over to Ye-rim and Je-hyuk’s house for a quick visit and while there casually asks if something’s up with Tae-oh. Her friend very shiftily denies knowing anything and Je-hyuk’s arrival cuts the conversation short. With him home, we see more of his dynamic with Ye-rim and Sun-woo. It’s weird. There’s an undertone of unhappiness and negativity, and Je-hyuk can’t seem to stop complimenting Sun-woo and putting down his wife.

At work the next day, Sun-woo confides in friend and colleague SEOL MYUNG-SOOK (Chae Kook-hee) that she snooped but couldn’t find anything incriminating on Tae-oh’s phone. But why wasn’t his phone password-protected? It was as if he was hoping she’d go through his phone. Myung-sook comforts her saying it’s all a misunderstanding and Sun-woo should work less and sleep more. 

Lost in her thoughts during an appointment once more, Sun-woo absent-mindedly scratches and rubs her neck–then realizes her patient, Ha Dong-shik has the same issue. He’s scratched his skin raw and due to his paranoia and hasn’t been eating much, which means he can’t take the medications he needs. He observes her for a beat and states that she has the same symptoms as him. She rushes off mid-appointment and Myung-sook watches her silently.

We see Sun-woo’s staking out hubby’s office and she parks outside a pub as she watches Tae-oh pick up a bouquet and a cake. A couple quarrels and she ignores them until the man slams his girlfriend down on the roof of her car. As the women’s eyes meet, Sun-woo recognizes the woman as a patient from the other day, MIN HYUN-SEO (Shim Eun-woo).

Faced with the choice to help Hyun-seo or chase Tae-oh, Sun-woo freezes for a moment–then drives off after Tae-oh. He leads her straight to…a nursing home. In the lobby, she sees the cake at the receptionists’ desk and she seems familiar with the facility. She heads straight to a private room, where we see Tae-oh holding hands with his mother, a beautiful bouquet on the table. 

She retreats, saying she’ll grab a vase, and she looks somewhat chastened while Tae-oh’s face is much harder to read. He steps out into the hallway after her and thanks her for coming. She can barely look at him as he continues that he didn’t say anything because he didn’t want to burden her, but he’s been coming by pretty much every day since his mom’s condition keeps growing worse.

She can’t maintain a poker face, and at her horrified expression, he asks what’s wrong. Sun-woo comes clean about her suspicions and actions, and he’s surprisingly gracious. Tae-oh tells her not to have such silly concerns and wraps her up in a hug. But that fragile peace is shattered as soon as she reaches the nurses’ station. The nurse says how nice it is that Tae-oh’s managed to visit, it’s been months since he was last here after all.

Tae-oh and Sun-woo end up attending Uhm Hyo-jung’s exhibition together and we learn Sun-woo’s bankrolled his work so far. Meeting Hyo-jung’s wealthy husband, Chairman YEO BYEONG-KYU (Lee Kyung-young), is Tae-oh’s main reason for attending the party since Chairman Yeo’s wealth and connections could mean a big opportunity for Tae-oh.

Unfortunately, he gets the cold shoulder from the chairman until Sun-woo steps in to say hello. Hyo-jung is thrilled to see her, and Chairman Yeo is much warmer once he realizes to whom Tae-oh is attached. Knowing how important it is to him, Sun-woo invites Hyo-jung and the chairman to Tae-oh’s upcoming birthday party.

It’s a small world, and Hyun-seo just so happens to be working as a server at the party. In a quiet moment away from the revelers, Sun-woo asks if she’s okay and apologizes for not helping. They have a quiet moment of commiseration and Hyun-seo sighs that it’s disappointing to hear their lives are similar despite Sun-woo being a successful career woman. 

The next day, Sun-woo offers a deal: the prescription for anti-anxiety pills Hyun-seo had wanted (after Hyun-seo swears up and down the medication is not for dieting or self-harm) in return for playing amateur P.I. Hyun-seo soon spots Tae-oh with his arms around another woman. She doesn’t manage to get a shot of them together, but she sends over a photo of the other woman’s license plate.

When Sun-woo and Hyun-seo meet up once again, Sun-woo hands over the prescription and Hyun-seo tips her off about Tae-oh’s car trunk possibly being a hiding spot for something.

At Tae-oh’s birthday party, Sun-woo makes an excuse for Tae-oh’s car keys and searches the trunk, but turns up nothing. She’s about to give up when it occurs to her to lift up the trunk’s liner–and there’s a backpack full of undies, deodorant, condoms. It gets worse. There’s a second phone, and the background image is of a young woman–Chairman Yeo’s daughter, YEO DA-KYUNG (Han So-hee). Then it gets worse. The phone is full of lovey-dovey shots of Tae-oh and Da-kyung…and a group shot of them with Ye-rim, Je-hyuk, and Mi-yeon. It gets even worse! There is a whole string of texts from Myung-sook tipping Tae-oh off about Sun-woo’s suspicions and movements. 

She tamps down her shock and hurt and puts everything back where she found it. After a quick fantasy stabbing montage, it’s back to reality: Tae-oh’s birthday bash.

Tae-oh toasts his old schoolmates for supporting him in his business endeavors, with a special shout out to Je-hyuk. He also gives a sweet speech thanking Sun-woo for embracing his anxious soul. Tae-oh says meeting her was the best thing to happen to him. He closes by telling her he loves her, more than he can say with words.

There’s a long, awkward silence as Sun-woo has no reaction, so Je-hyuk prods her to reply. She strides over and after a pause, she gives him a long kiss. She whispers it’s his day and he should enjoy it to the fullest while he can.

Man, Tae-oh and Da-kyung are bold, they covertly hold hands for a minute, and Sun-woo watches in silence. Tae-oh nervously clocks Sun-woo walk over and engage with Da-kyung, while an increasingly tipsy Je-hyuk annoys him by praising Sun-woo to high heavens while putting Tae-oh down.

The two children men get into a bust-up when Je-hyuk crosses the line by asking Tae-oh if Sun-woo makes sure to take care of him day and night (insert eyebrow waggle).

Tae-oh ends up with a cut up hand, and as Sun-woo tends to him he casually-suspiciously asks who Sun-woo was talking to earlier, and pretends to have no idea who Da-kyung is. As Sun-woo stands ready to go, she flinches at his touch when he says he meant every word earlier, he loves her. She can’t stand it anymore and she nearly falls over before leaving the party.

At home alone, Sun-woo cries her heart out and drinks while she packs a suitcase and rips photos off the wall and fridge. Back at the party, Da-kyung is furious with Tae-oh about his declaration of love for Sun-woo. He chases after explaining that it meant nothing, that marriage is just a mask. He declares his love for Da-kyung and they kiss passionately and some creeper films them kissing. Da-kyung breaks off their kiss with an ultimatum: Leave Sun-woo tomorrow. 

Itchy, paranoid patient Dong-shik peek out at Tae-oh from behind a building, and Myung-sook spots Joon-young walking home. She drives him back but looks nervous at the state of the house and how Sun-woo’s been drinking by herself. 

Sun-woo offers Myung-sook a drink and as they drink, Myung-sook starts gossiping about the fight between Tae-oh and Je-hyuk. It’s clear she enjoys the chaos and other people’s misery. Sun-woo listens and then asks quietly if Myung-sook is enjoying herself. As Myung-sook backtracks, Sun-woo confronts her with everything she knows. Myung-sook claims Tae-oh spilled the news one day by accident over drinks, and that she only kept quiet because he swore he was going to break it off with Da-kyung. Sun-woo screams at her to act properly from now on.

The next morning, everything seems normal and all photos are back in their rightful places. Tae-oh asks for his customary morning hug; though she pauses, she leans into him before going to work. A text pops up on Tae-oh’s phone that reads, “Keep your promise,” which he deletes before heading off to baseball camp with Joon-young. While they enjoy some father-son bonding, there’s trouble brewing at home.

At the hospital, Da-kyung’s made an appointment to see Sun-woo (to Myung-sook’s shock and horror). The appointment is highly charged and as Sun-woo asks about Da-kyung’s sexual partners, Da-kyung says she’s seeing a married man. Sun-woo keeps her composure until Da-kyung leaves to give a urine sample. 

The urine test brings some unhappy news: a positive pregnancy test. Surprisingly, they both look shocked and Da-kyung ends up rushing to Myung-sook, begging for secrecy and an abortion. Despite abortion being illegal in Korea, Myung-sook’s ready to agree to the procedure but Sun-woo stops her, saying it goes against the hospital’s rules. Interestingly, we see Da-kyung back at her apartment and she throws out a positive pregnancy test before stalking upstairs (so what was that surprise at Sun-woo’s office about?)

Sun-woo finds herself at Hyun-seo’s bar and grows concerned when she hears Hyun-seo hasn’t been to work recently. She’s right to be concerned, Hyun-seo’s boyfriend In-kyu is on the rampage again. Hyun-seo’s attempt to flee fails, and he throws her into their apartment. The door nearly swings shut but a hand stops it short–it’s Sun-woo.

She takes in the scene and tells Hyun-seo to get up, grab any essentials and come with her. When In-kyu tries to stop Hyun-seo again, Sun-woo uses the steel door as a weapon, slamming it on his outstretched arm. He grabs Sun-woo by the collar but she stays calm, telling him she could end his life with a medical diagnosis and by using her social status. As that sinks in, she pushes him off her. 

In the quiet of Sun-woo’s office, she stitches up Hyun-seo. Hyun-seo explains that her boyfriend isn’t a bad guy, he just takes his anger out on her sometimes but she can make him into a good person. Sun-woo gently tells her people don’t change easily and that she could end up dying next time he goes into a rage. Crying, Hyun-seo says it’s because she loves him. Their next stop is a hotel, where Sun-woo’s grabbed a room for Hyun-seo. She tells her to sit tight for a few days and not to even think about going back to In-kyu. Sun-woo goes to leave, and Hyun-seo asks what she’ll do about Tae-oh, but we don’t hear her answer.

Back from baseball camp, dinner time seems peaceful and normal. Disturbingly, our itchy Dong-shik is watching footage from Tae-oh’s birthday party, of Tae-oh and Da-kyung kissing.

The next morning at breakfast, Sun-woo confronts the matter head-on. She asks about the other woman and tells him she can forgive an affair, it was probably a moment of fleeting passion, but she can’t forgive a lie. For a second it looks like he’ll do the decent thing and come clean, but no, he responds in disbelief and anger–asking if this is how little trust they have between them. He swears she’s the only woman in his life. Then he tells her she’s overworked and stressed, making her laugh humorlessly. 

She collapses and he says she’s the only woman for him. She repeats his words and feigns acceptance while cursing him mentally. With that bomb fully exploded, she texts Myung-sook to spill the beans to Tae-ho about Da-kyung’s pregnancy. At the same time Tae-oh’s gotten a call from Da-kyung, who breaks up with him over the phone. She hangs up on him just as Sun-woo walks in the room and he gets another call, this time from Myung-sook. She informs him of the pregnancy and he literally runs out of the house after making a half-assed excuse to Sun-woo (very smooth).

And so it begins! 

This show was made for multiple watches; there are so many hints, tiny details and threads sprinkled throughout. Before the reveal, everyone seemed so shifty and sinister. Afterwards, they still seemed shifty, but there was more dimension. Je-hyuk is one character I want to see more of; at first, he just seemed like a blowhard who seemed to sympathize with Sun-woo to some extent. Now I’m left wondering if Je-hyuk was also trying to gauge Sun-woo’s feelings. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that he had feelings for Sun-woo himself.

There’s a nerve-wracking tension that’s both difficult to watch at times and difficult to turn away from. It’s pretty bold of the show to give us the big reveal so early on, but the first two episodes were so well-crafted that I have faith the plot won’t run out of steam (okay, so it’s more blind hope). 

 
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This drama is off to a riveting start. I can't believe the mistress is bold enough to get a consultation from Sun-Woo. Also, the husband is way too good at lying. It makes me wonder if he's been unfaithful in the past. For a person who is financially dependent on his wife, you'd think he be less likely to cheat, but maybe he feel emasculated and hooks up with younger women to find more powerful?

Also, it seemed like foreshadowing what that drunk doctor said to Sun Woo when he got dismissed. Maybe he's the one who hired that photographer to take photos of Tae Oh and the mistress.

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There are several scenes that seem to hint at more. I feel that the husband has cheated on her before, too. He is just too smooth. And he doesn't care at all that he's cheating on his wife! The husband in VIP was so torn up over his affair. This guy just smiles and lies and continues to cheat. Kissing the mistress at his birthday was so disgusting...and the troubled patient saw him. Why was the patient there? Was he stalking the doctor? Will he do something later to help Sun Woo...murder the mistress, maybe, and the husband gets the blame? And the second lead guy...he is becoming more and more important...I feel that he loves Sun Woo, is jealous of her husband, and is indifferent to his own wife. His apartment overlooks Sun Woo's, he can observe the goings-on from his window...will this be significant later?

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I’m hoping that this is his first time cheating on his wife. She can’t be this naive.

I think the title of the show is not just for the main couple but for other married couples too.
I don’t trust Je-hyuk and his wandering eyes either. He is also married and I think it’s more like lust than love when it comes to his best friend’s wife.

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It seemed really foolish of the husband to kiss his mistress in plain view at the party. What if her parents saw him? I think the patient will try to blackmail the doctor with the photos or give them to the dismissed drunk doctor to blackmail her.

Also, it's funny that in the original British version of this show, the mistress was played by Jodie Comer, the killer in "Killing Eve".

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The writer is so cruel. Their son was at the party and he probably saw it too.

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I felt sick watching that part. Heck, I felt sick watching MOST parts. There is no reprieve. Even when the husband is not there, she's thinking about him and her and I feel like I'm her and I get so mad. But. I. Can't. Stop. Every episode just unfurls so sensuously, and my heart feels so tight and twisted throughout - my BP is sky-high. Imagine watching this alongside VIP...

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Hard not to get angry while watching.

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I think the mistress is getting tired of being the other woman. She wants more even if it means breaking up her lover’s marriage.
We see her planting evidence on purpose like that cherry lip balm. I’m surprised it wasn’t just a strand of her hair on his scarf and not her perfume.

I thought about the same thing. His role in their marriage as the main provider and protector. He probably feels like a failure behind his wife’s shadow since she is currently more successful.
I think he valued himself as the lesser partner. He is depending on her instead of the other way around and maybe Sun-woo probably treats him like one unintentionally.

I’m not trying to find excuses for the guy. I’m just trying to understand what goes on in his head and why the heck he cheated on his wife who seems to be all kinds of wonderful.

Also, do you think hooking up with a younger woman makes him feels like he is starting over? Idk. I can’t stop wondering wae wae wae...

I like the drunk doctor. His drinking is a cry for help maybe? He used to be great as his job.

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You're right about the mistress. And she's definitely not getting an abortion!

A younger woman is definitely a new start. Also, she is more naive and easier to manipulate than his wife.

Also, it's funny that the last time I saw that actress, she was playing the bad girlfriend in "Abyss", so as soon as I saw her, I knew she was going to be the mistress...

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Abortion is illegal in Korea too.

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It WAS illegal only technically. There were many easy ways around it. Until recently it had one of the highest abortion rates in the world. https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/04/abortion-south-korea-legalized.html
"South Korea’s Constitutional Court overturned a 65-year-old ban on abortion in a 7–2 vote on Thursday. “Criminalizing a woman who undergoes abortion of her own will,” the ruling read, “limits the right of self-determination of the woman.” The court called on the Korean parliament to revise the law by 2020."

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Hi kiara. Haven't chatted with you in ages. How are you? Very happy you are here to rant with me. That husband seems to be such a failure, the only thing he's good at is loving his son...but he missed the boy's games. Was he cheating on the wife then too? I am so suspicious of him. I feel like he's cheated before.

Why he cheated on his wife...
He feels inferior to his wife.
He is bored with his wife.
He is infatuated with a young, beautiful girl.

He is flattered that she is crazy about him. It soothes his dented ego.

His wife is rigid and uncompromising, the mistress is fresh and excitng and "adventurous".

And....drum roll...it's the dreaded midlife crisis. He wants to feel young again.

The final reason. He's a scumbag. He took a vow to love and honour his wife when they got married. This is a man who breaks in the face of temptation. A stronger man would have walked away. Sure, a man may be tempted. But whether he gives in to that temptation or not is ths real question. Because a man who marries a woman stays true to her in sickness and in health, from the early days when she is young and beautiful, to the twilight years, when she is old and wrinkled. A man who betrays his wife's trust is the lowest of the low. The act of betrayal is unforgivable. It cannot be condoned.

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@yyishere
it's so good to be watching this show with you YY :). I am well. How are you doing?

Thank you!
Thank goodness that not all men are like him.

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Today is my first full week of unemployment and so I thought I'd check out this show. BAM!!! 3 hours later I'd finished the first 2 episodes. Wowzaa

I won't repeat what everyone else has said, but I do think it's interesting that he is having an affair with the daughter of a rich man who he wants to help bankroll his business. Could there be anything to that?
Now off to the next two episodes...

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I am so happy you are watching this. I needed this show after Forest. Though I kind of miss the funny...I remember laughing so hard at the bizarre scenes, but here, I am like so angry and tense and chewing my nails half the time.

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Yes - I'm enjoying watching him come unraveled as she ratchets up her plans.
Except for the times she is so overwhelmed by her emotions and nearly passes out...

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I squealed when I saw this recap. Thank you, @stroopwafel. I need a place to rant.

This is so addictive and so painful to watch. Apart from the scissors moment, it is a very real portrayal of the betrayal of a wife, and the rollercoaster of emotions that are involved - shock, denial, pain, anger, fury, jealousy. My heart started to beat faster the moment the lipbalm rolled out, and it began pounding the moment she stared at that thread of bright hair in the scarf. I stopped breathing the part where the scumbag hugged the other woman, I couldn't believe that he was cheating, and the car boot scene where she uncovered the box of condoms and briefs...oh God, my heart broke. The secret phone, the girl's face - I kind of guessed it was her - still came as a punch in the gut. I hurt, in so many ways.

I empathised with the scorned wife from the start. I want her to get her revenge on the whole gang of liars, and I want her scumbag cheater of a husband to pay, and pay good. The mistress deserves to be punished as well. Shades of VIP - the charming cheater of this drama is a contrast to the quiet, reticent, anguished husband of VIP. But while that husband suffered from his conscience and never uttered a harsh word against his wife, this scumbag has no conscience, and badmouths his wife to his mistress and lies straight-faced to his wife. Scum of the earth.

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I didn't watch VIP - should I stop this and watch that show instead? Everyone keeps comparing them..

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Don't. Finish this, and watch VIP later. VIP is more painful for me, personally, because the guy there was a good man, unlike the husband here.

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Got it. I DO need at some point to be productive while unemployed and stuck at home - right?

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Nahhh

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Agreed - VIP is more a study of the break down of a relationship that's really moving and easy to relate to. Here there is no study; it's just a wild rollercoaster ride.

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I can't help but cursing the husband, da kyung, and sun woo's friens when I watched 3 episodes so far.
I want to stop watching after 2 episode but sun woon - hyun seo relationship made me watch the next episode. They stuck in toxic relationship but I hope they can work together to get through this and get revenge.

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Would stroopwafel continues this, or only first two episodes and then leave it to readers/watchers as a place to discuss the story?

I couldn't imagine how it would like to live with all your friends around you whom keep the utmost, and actively participate, in keeping the secret of the other woman/the other man in your marriage life. Are they true friend, or?

Although, on the other hand, how could you tell your best friend if his/her spouse cheating on her/him? Some friendships fall apart over that, some become stronger.

But, surely THAT would make me paranoid to the max!
I would think every other woman with long reddish hair as the other woman, or almost ALL the other woman... That would be hellish :((((

Let see if this continues to season 2 (after episode 5) or it stays as mini series.

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This show gives me the small town feels. Like everyone knows each other especially at his birthday party.
The husband is probably a local like the original and she became friends with most of his friends so no loyalty there.

I didn't really care for Season 2 so I hope it'll end in one go.

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Fear not, we are weecapping the entire drama -- it's too good not to ;)

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Yay! Thank you <3.

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YEAH!!!Thanks @missvictrix! :-) :-)
I just got hooked today!

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I don't know if it is a spoiler: This drama is an adaptation of BBC's «Doctor Foster», which is an adaptation of Medea, a tragedy of Greek mythology. If «A Couple's World» loyally follows these two lore, the ending will be very tragic, and bloody.

Really love the Korean adaptation follows the original story so far, yet put in some very Korean elements, like the hardship being a divorce woman in South Korea, as well the discrimination on gender, even so high up like Dr. Ji. It is also a breathless experience, with a very quick pace. Hope the show keep that moment, and don't suddenly go happy ending like «SKY Castle», that would be very hard to watch if they do.

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Hope the show keep that momentum, I mean.

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Same hope and I loathe them all for messing with my emotions lol.

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WHOA! Didn't realize this about Medea. Mind blown! *scurries off to reread the play*

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"Doctor Foster" is also written by a critically acclaimed playwriter :).

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I actually watched the first 2 episodes of «Doctor Foster» on Netflix, the Korean version is so much better in terms of adding lots of detail psychologically character wise, having better musical score to build up emotion, as well localize the situations and issues all characters faces. If you don't mind spoiler, you can always watch «Doctor Foster» in advance (just a reminder, «Doctor Foster» doesn't end yet, since they are planning a Season 3, but the female lead decided not to join the cast, for now).

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Ooops I meant to say playwright.

I've seen both season 1 and 2 :).

Well, the original only had 5 episodes each. This Korean version is going to have 16 episodes so they do have room to add more.

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Nooo. I don't want it to descend into a bloodbath of parasitic proportions. But I feel a sense of dread, like everything is building up, and it's so toxic, all that rage and jealousy and hate, and something's going to give. And they all live near each other! Like the second male lead lives directly opposite the doctor's apartment. Maybe, the mistress will be murdered! And it becomes a whodunnit!

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My level of anxiety while watching this drama is off the charts!!! Had to check my heart rate from time to time. Haha!

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@stroopwafel 🤞.

Thank you so much for the wee-caps!

I love shows that is usually carried by a strong female actress and this PD made his job easier with Kim Hee-ae ❤️.

The original was a rating hit and this remake is also a hit from the get go. JTBC chose well 👍.
These two episodes stayed close to the original but I hope they'll do more changes as the show progressed.

The betrayal in this show is not just her husband's infertility but also by her so-called friends etc.
What do you do when you feel defeated and outnumbered?
This is going to make her revenge more dark and twisted. I have my seat belt on so lets go Sun-woo.

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Thank you for the recap, my heart was racing reading this. I almost wish I hadn't seen the original, so I could watch this remake.
I still can't get over how everyone knew and didn't tell her, especially her best friend. I think her best friend hates sun-woo because of her husband's crush. She must be taking some joy in knowing all this and I can't help but wonder how Sun-woo hasn't noticed these vultures around her.

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Well this show certainly didn't waste any time in giving us a bold, fantastic start! It's going to be a rollercoaster ride for sure.

Tae-oh and Da-kyung, I have no good wishes for either one of you ...... and I might as well include the "friends" who've known all along what's been going on.

Thanks for the recaps!

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Where are people watching this, don't see it on any of the usual places like Viki, Netflix, etc.?

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Dramahood, dramabus

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Yeah, been doing that, but unlike Viki and Netflix they are not in HD. I like to watch on the big screen.

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They are pretty clear on my tablet, but on the big screen, HD would be ideal.

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I don't know if I can watch this show. I feel my blood pressure skyrocketing. I am raging at Sun-woo for not divorcing her cheating husband and at Hyun-seo for not breaking up with her abusive boyfriend. Are we sure Da-kyung is really pregnant? Maybe she stole a pregnant woman's urine.

I feel most sorry for son Joon-young in their broken marriage. I love child actor Jeon Jin-seo. When Sun-woo met up with Hyun-seo, I shrieked, "Don't bring your son there!" I was gut-wrenched thinking Joon-young was the one filming Tae-oh and Da-kyung's kiss since he was taking pictures with their camera. I still think the poor boy knows after Joon-young went home from the party upset and his disappointed facial expression at his dad during baseball camp.

At first, I found Sun-woo to be overly paranoid because as a doctor, she ought to know hair falls out all the time. That strand could have gotten stuck on his scarf from the plane. But her friend Ye-rim acted awfully suspicious, and her husband Je-hyuk's veiled barbs at Tae-oh confirm he knows. As soon as Sun-woo matched the license plate to Hyo-jung's car, I knew it must be the daughter, not the mom.

I was glad Sun-woo had someone to confide in, but once she discovered friend Myung-sook was in on it, why does she keep talking to her? The gall of assistant Mi-yeon to seek Sun-woo out to rub in her face that her husband gets off at 5, knowing full well she and her boyfriend hang out with the adulterer. Tae-ho is beyond shameless denying the affair. When Sun-woo broke down, I screamed, "Show him the proof!!" What a horrible lie, of course she would find out whether he visited his mom at the nursing home every day.

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If you keep watching you'd find the answer to your questions in the next episode.

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Thanks for the weecap.

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What an opening. I took a leap and guessed Da Kyung on her first appearance at the exhibition, but that was NOTHING compared to the real bombshell.

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