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Dal-li and Gamjatang: Episodes 13-14 Open Thread

Our heroine, though caught in the middle of a well-conceived plot, makes a decision about which side she’s on — and which man she wants on her side. They’re stronger together than apart, and they’re going to need each other as they face off against both family and foe.

 
EPISODES 13-14 WEECAP

It’s taking a long while for our baddies, and the baddies behind them, to finally get caught, but I’m actually pleased with the pacing of the drama. Instead of dropping off into a lull, our story is coming full circle thanks to new information and important flashbacks.

Tae-jin’s stranglehold on the situation at the gallery (and Dal-li) continues, and Dal-li looks and acts as though she’s actually being suffocated. Will she really go through with this to save her father’s and family’s good name? She seems a little more spunky than that, right? But we’re left to doubt for a bit, and she’s surprisingly cold towards Moo-hak, which is not much fun to watch.

I’m getting tired of Tae-jin, and wondering why he’s given up charm for force (he was better at the former) when it comes to marrying Dal-li. “You’ll have to marry me”? That could have been played much more fun; instead it was more of a threat than anything.

But the tides start to turn. Our lovely and loyal curators — who looked like they were finally cracking under the temptation of their bribes — actually go secretly and simultaneously to the police station… to tell the truth. Yay, how satisfying! Won-tak learns about the bribes and is slowly getting to the bottom of things, despite the chaebol power that’s lurking behind the curtain. The statement from Gong-joo is also a big help, and thus the truth behind the drug smuggling comes to light.

Moo-hak spends most of Episode 13 dejected because of Dal-li, and horrified over his family and their behavior. He even wants to split up the company, and take the restaurant, just so that he’s not associated with the (quickly decaying) plot his father and stepbrother are entangled in.

It’s not till the end of Episode 13 that we learn what’s really going on in Dal-li’s heart. With a little help from their colleagues, Moo-hak goes out to “rescue” Dal-li, who’s stranded at a bus stop on her way to visit an artist. It’s Moo-hak who puts his feelings out there first, but it’s Dal-li who makes the first move and kisses him. She tells him she doesn’t want their relationship to be that of creditor and debtor, but that they should love each other as equals. Gah!

He drives her home, but in the courtyard the two have a wordless conversation (probably my favorite moment of the episode) where he wordlessly invites her to spend the night with him, and she wordlessly consents. Their romance is so cute and deep at the same time — I was loving everything about it, until the drama sent Moo-hak into full buffoon mode.

Granted, he’s a little bit of a buffoon already, but he suddenly became the comedy of the episode, becoming a lovestruck stooge. I prefer him as his usual sweet, blustery self — less stooge and more Dickensian befuddlement, so I’m hoping we get real Moo-hak back in our final episodes.

One lovely moment that Moo-hak and Dal-li share this week, though, is around her father. We see an extended flashback and learn that Moo-hak had a visit with her father during the time Dondon was planning to give him the loan. Turns out Dal-li’s father liked Moo-hak’s no-nonsense approach to business (and his personality) so much that he wanted to set him up with his daughter. (He recognized in that moment that Dal-li’s book smarts needed to be balanced with someone’s street smarts.)

Moo-hak turns down the connection, and doesn’t get to see who that daughter is (hilariously, he imagines a barely-female version of her father). Even though much of this is played for comedy, the deeper connection it built between our OTP was also very sweet. Not necessary, but sweet.

Another favorite moment was when Won-tak finally found out — via Dal-li’s blurted-out admission — that she is dating Moo-hak. Won-tak goes into full big brother mode, and despite how their relationship has always been played for a comedy, I love the character moment here too.

Won-tak comically threatens Moo-hak if he so much as makes Dal-li cry (never mind break her heart), and basically, everyone needs an oppa like Won-tak. Also, kudos to the drama for taking this twist on the second (ish) lead, instead of making us endure let another love triangle.

As we must, we end this week’s penultimate episodes with a drop of new and vital information. Shi-hyung (still on the run) meets up with his father. I liked this exchange much more than I was expecting. Shi-hyung is still a pain in the butt character, but for all his frenetic screaming and running around, he actually seems somewhat stricken by what he’s done. His father urges him to turn himself in and make a fresh start, but Shi-hyung admits (gasp!) that he was involved in his uncle’s death.

As for Tae-jin, he’s putting the nail in the coffin of his plan, and his next move is to demolish Dondon. This turns out to be surprisingly easy, as he leaks the information about the redevelopment corruption, and Dondon goes from thriving business to under government investigation with the mere snap of his fingers.

It dons’t look good for Moo-hak, but luckily he has Dal-li by his side, and she’s ready to confront Tae-jin for being the master behind all these puppets. He gives her the cool-headed denial we expect, but when he accidentally plays a video and she catches the sound of her father’s voice — well, I’m pretty sure Tae-jin is heading for a crash. And the final takedown should be very satisfying.

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“I want to love you with confidence as equals.” Have we EVER heard of any female lead saying this?!?

How bold and swoony!

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That giggly tussle under the blanket is the best morning-after scene in kdrama so far!

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Unpopular(?) Opinion Time O_O

I guess this wasn’t the case for everyone, and I’m aware I’m in the minority, but I was quite disappointed by 13 (and 14), and found them boring and hard to get through.

I appreciate that the Museum staff confessed to the police and aided in the investigation and in clearing Dali’s father’s name. However, I felt that the non-communication between Dali and Moo Hak wasn’t necessary, and certainly didn’t need to be extended throughout the whole episode. I didn’t feel like Dali had a good enough reason to keep Moo Hak so weirdly in the dark for so long, and just exacerbate both his and our anxieties. She had multiple opportunities to explain everything to him, and her reasons for stalling were never clear, and seemed to only exist to fill run time and drag out the will they won’t they.

I also found the episode piecemeal in how it was put together- they were obviously trying to keep us in the dark for as long as possible, which meant a lot of back and forth editing which isn’t new to the drama but was extra frustrating here.
The conversation with Taejin, our Snake in Residence and king of gaslighting, girlbossing and gatekeeping, has already happened at least twice before and I think it would’ve been more of a Power Move had Dali simply refused to see him again.

Especially because, the attempted misdirects of her seemingly doubting whether to break up with Moo Hak or not after seeing Taejin, are stupid, as we see her confess to Taejin outright in a flashback later about her feelings towards Moo Hak, and I don’t really believe that she ever had doubts about breaking up with him or turning Taejin down. She has no reason to talk to him again, one on one, at his office, that I can see, except to lead us, the audience, on.

The only real obstacle between the two therefore, was his step mother’s actions, and that isn’t even properly talked out by them at the end- so I can’t believe it was ever really an issue, and one that couldn’t have been talked about at the very beginning of the episode. Or over breakfast. Or at the gallery.

This isn’t exactly noble idiocy, but it is forced miscommunication to pad run time and manufacture angst, and I found it exasperating here.
Not to mention that weird bus trip misdirection.

And then 14 had several identity crises, was more cringey than funny, and I don’t know where the hour went or what we spent it on. Or where Moo Hak is for that matter, because that is… not him. I know it was supposed to be cute, but I did not find it that at all (although Min Jae was having fun for sure)

This has become generic rom com, these two episodes getting us precious little far story wise, and I miss Amsterdam.

Where are the CROCS! The Watch? The weird dresses and suits? Why has Min Jae’s intonation changed!?

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One thing I wish they could do better is crafting the side characters better, especially the museum staff because they are good people at heart and prove to be supportive. We didn’t see much of that until now. Even Darli’s uncle is not evil but a typical Asian elderly who prioritises family honour above everything. And we only got to see the back story of Si-hyung in Ep 14.

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Mmmm Si Hyung himself I think would've been more interesting had he been written and portrayed to be more compelling and charismatic, rather than sniveling and annoying. He can still have all the same issues but he'd be a more interesting character that way. Similarly with Ki Cheol, and I also wish Gong Joo had a bigger role.

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I agree. Episode 13 was a slog and the slow-motion, sad BGM editing was annoying. Then Episode 14 got cringey and I just wanted the Moo-hak we know and love back.

As for the mystery everyone can easily guess what happened but we're getting drawn out scenes for those too.

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Filler episodes problems, right.

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I mean I think I was supposed to be swooning all through 14 or something but I was just annoyed that our couple had still not had a proper conversation about everything that just happened. He thought she might marry somebody else, she was being emotionally and even outright blackmailed but neither of them confided in the other or talked about it properly. Instead we got endless flashbacks, OOC male posturing and long drawn out angst that was a giant fakeout.

How much is my sunk cost here? It's only two more episodes. But I might even drop it.

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Can you give me an example of how/when KMJ's intonation has changed? I hadn't noticed it but now I'm curious. I must say, I do miss his colorful suits.

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I will have to properly go and check timestamps and rewatch scenes to see if I'm right and for a more accurate answer - which I will only do later if I can be bothered at all- but he was doing this interesting almost I felt at times half satoori but not thing with his voice especially at the beginning of the show, and I haven't noticed it as much if at all in the last few episodes. 14 especially not and 13 I felt he was just talking more like Minjae talks in every drama.

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Interesting. I might embark on that research myself. Missteps and all I still enjoy this drama a lot so a rewatch will be welcomed.

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I enjoyed the episodes, but I agree with your point about episode 13 seeming piecemeal. It definitely didn't hang together as well as previous episodes, and there really was no reason for Dal-li not to communicate better with Moo-hak. The only reason for much of the silence on her end (and the old dead phone battery trope) was to prolong the relationship drama and build up to her definitively revealing her feelings at the end. I loved her line, but agree that we could have gotten there in a more believable way.

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These episodes were edited SO POORLY. It's like they woke up, realized they forgot they had a paper due at 8 am, and then scrambled to put something together and turn it in, hoping the teacher would give them a decent grade.

I hated that so many people were acting out of character, and there were so many extended flashbacks that I could easily fast forward (by minutes!) and not miss anything. I also thought the back story with meeting Dal-li's dad was unnecessary filler. I hate the fated to meet trope, especially when their initial meeting was so fun and genuine enough to kick off their romance. Pre-finale week is always hit or miss for kdramas, and this was certainly a miss.

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I'm with you on the backstory of meeting dad. I felt like it took away from the natural and spontaneous attraction they had to each other.

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It’s a nice and welcome change from the “we met at age 7 for 10 minutes and so must be destined!1!”rigamarole

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The sole purpose, dramatically, for Dali to visit Tae-jin is the moment at the end when she accidentally overhears the clip that Tae-jin was playing on his phone. There was no other plot purpose. Why was she there? More to confirm her suspicions about his involvement- and now she knows that it was even deeper than she thought.

Plus, please notice the way that Tae-jin is treating her at the end- his actions clearly show that he realizes that his cover is blown and his play acting claim that he was trying to win Dali back was entirely fake. So now in the final episodes we will see him as an enemy in the open- and that is another way of saying that now it will be Tae-jin's turn to wander in uncharted territory - and he is even less well equipped for that than Dali was. Plus he has no one like Moo-hak to help him where Dali does have Moo-hak and Won-tak as well. Tae-jin has never before experienced a situation where the odds are actually stacked against him, but he is sensing that he is now in real danger. And that is why he will now do desperate things. Get ready for the showdown.

I too miss Amsterdam and wish the show had stayed more reliably comic. I do not know what drives Korean writers to take directions like this unless it s the networks and stations stretching for a broader audience. It is a pity.

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I also thought the "morning after" episode when he dives back into bed really adorable. It's so cool that Dali has two such exceptional men on her side. Can I also applaud again MH's executive assistant, she is absolutely priceless!
I didn't get the point of the artist's exhibition at the beginning of 14, but it was graphically very beautiful.
This drama has me counting the hours between episodes, quite resigned to watching it first in Korean (to make sure everyone is OK!) and then with subtitles, normally at midnight...........sad, really, to get so hooked up on a drama!

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I was enraged by the way they wasted the exhibition to do CGI, but whoever figured out that they could get Won Tak to silently stare through the rippled glass door in a way that made his features and eyes distort? Gold star. I rewound that to watch again, it was so funny.

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The door screen of death, LOL

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That scene was so funny and yes to gold star! I mean I could almost not believe that they were doing that on screen in a drama.

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Everyone needs a big brother like uri Won Tak. He is all beast big bro mode with MH which I really liked.

TaeJin is all set for his downfall now that Dali knows his involvement. Eagerly waiting in anticipation of how it will play out.

MooHak was really cringey this episode with all his lovey dovey happiness. I did like how the morning after played out but his lovestruck everythibg else... lets just say that Yeo Miri is the best. 😂

I really like Dali confronting TaeJin like the boss that she is. She has done all the typical male lead tropes so why not confront and protect her bf from the big bad ex.

I am sad that this show will end next week. But I am happy with this show. Its fast becoming one of my faves this year.

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The scenes of our OTP 🥰🥰🥰 That’s it. That’s the comment.

As for the rest? No comment 😅

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That laser exhibition was so cool and beautiful, and then they ABSOLUTELY RUINED IT with those stupid superimposed memories in the lamps! Are you kidding? You’ve got a lovely, haunting image of two people almost submerged in fog and a path of lights they walk together, and you stuck mawkish CGI on top of it. I have watched the show, PD. You don’t have to remind me of all the scenes. For a show that uses art as an organizing point, this was malpractice. Ugh.

I did very much like the entire arc of them becoming a couple. The confession, the wordless appeal, the enthusiasm, the sweetness, and then the completely adorable morning-after attack and pet name conversation. I do just love how Dali is sometimes completely confident about what she’s saying or doing, and how much she enjoys watching him get flustered because he’s so delighted.

Not a knock-it-out-of-the-park set of episodes, but those core couple pieces were great.

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Your first paragraph is exactly what I was thinking. Thank you for expressing it so well. Moo-hak was a little too mawkish in love for, except for the morning after, but you are also right about Dali: she's so cool and I also love how she loves watching him get flustered.

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The editing is really jarring in these episodes, with way too many flashbacks. And although I agree with everything @sicarius wrote above, I found enough balance in the drama to be able to look past most of it.

MH and WT are hilarious together and when Dali is also in the room with them (for me) it’s comedy gold.

the bus scene really annoyed me because Dali is played as hapless and incompetent too much of the time, but the drama is doing what dramas do and setting up MH to come to the rescue. By the time they confessed their feelings and started dating (and breakfasting and pet naming) I just forgave everything else (even the terribly cringey MH).

I have been on the fence about this drama since roughly episode 3 or so, but I continue to watch because it consistently takes me to the edge of annoyance (with cliche and trope) and then comes back strong with something we haven’t seen before in a FL or an OTP.
In these episodes, I was actually surprised that the story was working for me given that they’ve already let the audience know the villains and the setup. It’s still exciting to know how our leads will figure things out, how all the characters (main and side, with all their various class backgrounds) will ally with each other, and how the villains will fall. I’m betting on this balance to make the finale satisfying.

(But seriously though, where is the WATCH?!)

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I FORGOT about that watch!

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Or maybe the show will make Darli confess to Moo-hak that because she really liked him and wanted to keep him by her side (as a debtor), she hasn’t sold that watch even when right now the price of it has increased and it’s already more than what she owed him.

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I am honestly waiting for either Dali or MH to remember that darn watch. For all we know it might be left behind in Netherlands. 😆

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On Dali being delightfully assertive in that scene:

She is the more experienced and can be more confident in this area. In most things she has to learn from MH and events are happening she is pretty helpless to do anything about so it’s nice to see something she can control a little bit.

Also. You know because he was older and alpha and entitled TJ probably made sure he was calling the shots during sex in their relationship and thought foremost about his needs and pleasure not hers. Moo Hak is not will never be so selfish with her needs and wants.

I think it’s telling one of the endearments he suggested is Yeobo which is exclusively used between married couples. In his mind they all ready married :)

Also.. it’s refreshing Moo Hak is the giddy teenage girl and Dal Li is over the moon as well but playing cool and going about her business. How often do we get such a pair as this ….? Just keep subverting the old tropes!

Who else can see them in few years with one or two orphan goslings trailing behind and a tiny Dali or Moo Hak toddling after. Oh be still my ovaries…

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I agree the show was milking our fear that she would go to Tae-jin to save the gallery right up to the moment she said "Sorry" to MH by the side of the road. The moments after that were lovely, but actually didn't really make sense since she hasn't resolved the money issue between them. Also, maybe this is a stupid question, but why would she still call TJ oppa after the cruel way he dumped her?

Last, did anyone else get the feeling TJ's lackey is getting tired of unquestioning obedience?

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Yeah. Assistant is getting nervous and unsettled. Seeing his boss go increasingly off the rails and deeper into criminal dealings will do that. Because when Chaebols do wrong they have all sorts of ways to fight justice and the underlines are usually left to take the punishment for them.

I have been wondering about the Oppa as well. I can only suppose it’s just ingrained habit I mean she still calls her cousin Oppa as well.

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If she still calls that “cousin” oppa, I have no doubt why she still calls TJ oppa. Up until the point when Moo-hak told her he didn’t care whether she was a real daughter of the owner of the gallery, she thought of her being an adopted child a major flaw. That’s why I thought she would have been heart-broken when rejected by TJ but couldn’t blame him for his “action” because she lacked self-esteem and also blamed herself for the same fact. I didn’t question why she called TJ oppa because this is so inline with her character and upbringing.

One subtle thing I noticed which actually made me a little confused is why she is always so well-dressed using expensive designer clothes and shoes when she had been an orphan with perhaps very little clothes to wear? This was the only part that made me confused because I would expect her not to be able to spend a fortune on clothes given that she once had barely nothing to wear. However, if we think of it as the way she tries to run away from such childhood it all makes sense.

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I mean she was rich growing up. I never thought more than she has high end and wonderful taste and could indulge when she wanted.

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She has nothing other than high end things to wear since adoption, which is part of the upbringing as the daughter of an esteemed gallery owner and respected family clan.

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I thought the same thing about her continuing to call Tae-jin "oppa." That makes no sense to me at all.

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Ugh yeah, I kept noticing how she still called him oppa again and again. I would love it if she would stop and instead remain formal and distant from him. He doesn't deserve that close title!

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I continue to absolutely love this drama. MH being a total goofball was slightly cringe-y but I am reminded of a comment I made a while back - he's never been in a serious relationship so he's kind of like a teenage boy in a grown up body. And all the tomfoolery and broad comedy bothered me lots less than in some other shows. That's probably because I adore KMJ. And then there is the delightful Woo-tak. Hwang Hee needs his own show as the ML.

The scene in the warehouse with the light show was stunning, I thought. After the love declaration, they meet in this magical place - that diaphanous layer of light at their chests, the border of color that lights up the outline of their bodies, MH watching his hand move through the layers - they are now in a new world with each other, wondering at the miracle of it. Another great scene in this drama about the transformative nature of art.

I do agree with @missvictrix that we need our pragmatic and problem solving MH back for the last two episodes. He and Dali need to be at their best to smash TJ into the ground.

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But as someone noted above, superimposing the images of their relationship was a mis-step. It's rampant in kdramas all those "in case you forgot, this is how we got here" scenes. They make me crazy and it make this scene less magical than it could have been.

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I do not have much to say about these two episodes. Overall this show has been a wonderful watch for me though I can see the weak parts. I think the writer created such lovely lead characters, but they could maybe do well with a writing partner or an editor.

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This show is a weird mix of cringe and cute. It’s like it’s telling a cute story while laughing at itself and all other Kdramas. Is it nuanced and deep?! definitely not but it somehow manages to walk a fine line between stale and fresh that I mostly end up laughing out loud, cringing with embarrassment and shedding a couple of tears all in one episode. I find im able to forget the real world for a couple of hours and not be fussed. Especially nice when the real world is all too real.

As many commenters have mentioned the lead pair are delightful and their relationship when together is portrayed beautifully. They talk to each other, they tease each other, and work really well with each other. I loved the scene where Uri Won Taki asked Dali “can you talk to him?” and she said “we communicate very well”. Then MooHak proceeds to make a complete fool of himself for a bit! I thought the show subtly made the point that communication is different from talking and people with different perspectives and interests can still work and play well together.

I agree that the art installation was beautiful and was ruined by the memory montage. I wouldn’t have minded it if they had filled time with just Dali and MooHak simply walking around.

The whole arc from when they returned home after confessing their feelings to the breakfast next morning was super cute and kinda lovely. I am beyond happy that we finally have adults in a relationship who behave like adults.

I wish TaeJin is packed off in epi 15 and epi 16 is just Won Tak, Moo Hak, and Dali. Maybe we will finally know what happened to flashy watch…

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And they get to do the Basquiat show! And Gong Yoo finds some closure.

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Yes, my favourite part too when Dali said "we click". Doesn't have to make sense to anyone else in the room, it's just entirely comfortable for them. And the way he beamed at her when she said it...

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Thanks for talking about the scene of Won Tak doubting if the two could communicate! I’m glad of this scene inclusion because it’s potentially a longer term problem of this relationship. But, after having a top dog in TJ as your first but utterly regrettable boyfriend, a you-see-what-you-get MH to Dali is a refreshing and reliable choice. And she’s totally enjoying the Q&A between the two men.

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I seem to be one of a few (perhaps) that likes everything about these episodes! I feel like this is an old-school done right. Despite me also wanting to watch something new and exciting, I don't have any problem at all at this tropey rom-com when it is beautifully executed like this. I actually love almost everything about it tbh.

In the light exhibition scene at the beginning of ep14 (I think?), I got one interesting message from it putting all those flashbacks there: these two people fell in love differently and at different times. As appearing in those flashbacks, the favorite moments with Moo-hak from Darli's perspective seem to be those moments when she needed someone the most: in other words, when she was at her lowest. Moohak, on the other hand, has loved Darli since the first time he saw her at the airport in the Netherlands. He loves her bright smile and cheery disposition. Even I agree that these flashbacks seemed a little bit out-of-place, the fact that I discovered this interesting thing accounts for everything that seemed strange in that scene.

I would have loved Darli to be more independent, and this might be the only complaint to this beloved show. I found the show lovely, with a lot of hilarious scenes. I loved the scene when the gallery staff mimicked what Moohak had said to Darli, the morning scene in bed, the scene when Darli blurted out that she was dating Moohak to Won-tak and when both men argued why Darli should/shouldn't date Moo-hak. The scenes are so lovely and are very suitable in this rom-com.

Have I said how much I love staring at the costume, accessories, shoes of the actresses here?

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That's an interesting point about the different scenes at the warehouse light installation. I will take another look.

I'm with you, I loved everything (even the cringe-y stuff) from these episodes.

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I love how our love story moved forward.

I loved how we learned that Dali's father had wanted to introduce Moo-hak to her. He knew that Moo-hak was what she needed. Many people have complained that our wonderfully smart and strong woman is constantly shown as rendered helpless. This is actually an illogical complaint: Anyone would be rendered helpless when they are pushed into unknown territory with no compass or map. At the same time no one can know everything- we need the other people who have that other knowledge. Moo-hak is no intellectual and is superficially uneducated- he does not know the things Dali knows. But Moo-hak knows the things Dali does not know- he is not really uneducated but rather other educated as a master of his trade- which is business in general and the food business in particular. He would never have made the mistake that Tae-jin and his step-brother have made not only because it would have violated his principles but also because he would have seen that such a scheme could easily blow up.

As for Tae-jin- he may be really smart but his arrogance is causing him to make mistakes. That will be his downfall. I am looking forward to it. Please note that in real life destroying Dondon will do nothing to advance his re-development plan- exposing the land purchases, etc. would actually have made it politically impossible to get the land use restrictions lifted. The writer may gloss over this in the last two episodes but in real life this is what is known as shooting oneself in the foot. Tae-jin's arrogance has lead him to make a mistake..

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I think if I word my sentence again to make my point clearer, it'd be that I'd love the plot not to be this desperate for Darli so that she can show her independence (not having to rely too much on the men around her) and her book smarts more; I think that would be more accurate.

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Actually I do not believe that this show has portrayed Dali as being weak or dependent- in fact she has displayed considerable independence in a great many ways. She has never ever been shown as some sort of Candy character.

But this show actually started with a much deeper insight: No human being is truly totally independent. We all have strengths and weaknesses. We all have knowledge and yet are ignorant about other things. This is why it is not really a sign of weakness that Dali needs Moo-hak- and her 'brother' as well. Dali's father did not view Dali as weak but rather understood that her ideal partner would bring other strengths to the table- and Moo-hak had those other strengths which made him an ideal potential husband for her. He also would have been the first to say that Dali would match him strength for strength and knowledge for knowledge so that indeed the two of them could in fact love each other as equals.

The fundamental question asked by the writer when coming up with this show had to have been 'When does it actually make logical sense for two very different people to marry?" This show is the answer to that question.

I do agree that the show went farther than necessary with the whole Evil Conspiracy plot. It should have been enough to have simply shown the museum to be in trouble financially and for Dali to then appreciate Moo-hak's unique gifts. The whole land development scheme was largely unneeded.

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I'M FINALLY CAUGHT UP~!

I was dreading the noble idiocy/separation tropes that usually happens around this time, but I was pleasantly surprised that these episodes were not that bad and didn't include the above. They definitely had filler scenes and flashbacks (hopefully this means less filler next week?) And there were cliffhangers, but I'm mainly glad that the OTP is still together.

The night kiss, the morning after, and everything in between were all lovely, cute, and nicely done. Sexy & sweet.

Moo Hak is so giddy in love. I wish someone could translate/explain his dad jokes! I loved his funny scenes with Won Tak.

So now it's very likely that Tae Jin was the one who murdered Dal Li's father. His true manipulative self has been gradually revealed, but did he really have to be the murderer too? Part of me wants it to be someone else like Dal Li's cousin. However, episode 14 showed a different side to him. He looks a bit pitiful, but that doesn't mean I want him to go without punishment for his part in all this.

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Tae Jin doesn't look like chaebol who was born into riches to me, he is not polished enough, he looks very rugged to me and like person who didn't eat well, lots of instant noodles

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