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Good Job: Episodes 5-6

Good Job continues to do what it does best and deliver laugh-out-loud comedy, but this week we also see a slight uptick in the romance department as our leading lady goes undercover and enters the lion’s den. Her close proximity to our suspected evil doer causes our chaebol detective’s protective instincts to kick in, and the caring glances he gives her when she isn’t paying attention are just plain squee-worthy!

 
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Good Job: Episodes 5-6

Even if I wasn’t covering Good Job, it would be at the top of my current watch list. Far from perfect, this drama is unabashedly cheesy and fun, and the delivery is so on point for my particular brand of humor that I don’t care if parts of the story are so overly simplified that they defy all logic. Case in point: our motley crew’s plan to rescue the kidnapped Soo-ah and her friend.

I mean, if you really want to stop and think about it, their little sting operation to lure out the drug dealers that abducted Soo-ah was unnecessarily complex and time-consuming. But who am I to question the effectiveness of a sh!t-ton of money? Especially when we got to see our favorite quartet dress up in high school uniforms and slow-mo walk through a crowd of teenage extras — it’s almost like they’re 30-something actors playing the younger versions of their characters in a K-drama flashback.

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I was definitely waiting on someone to call them out for being narcs, but it turned out everyone else in the club — besides the real drug dealers — was on Sun-woo’s payroll. Not only did he rent out the teen nightclub for the evening, but he and his team also recruited 50+ teenaged actors to pose as partying, drug-buying students.

So when Soo-ah’s kidnappers revealed themselves, the crowd of undercover young adults armed themselves with airsoft guns, backed the drug dealers into a corner, and rounded them up with a literal fishing net. And the baddies remained tied up until Gwang-ki, who still isn’t aware that Soo-ah was ever kidnapped, discovered them and all the incriminating evidence that Sun-woo served up on a platter.

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Although this little story arc detoured away from the mystery of The Queen’s Tears necklace, it progressed our romance plot and created a visible shift in the way Sun-woo perceives Sera. As she fawns over the rescued Soo-ah at the hospital, Sun-woo looks on with admiration and perhaps even a bit of envy that she has such a loving found family. And afterwards, when our quartet celebrates their successful mission over dinner and drinks, Sun-woo orders Sera to avoid using her ability recklessly. Clearly her earlier fainting spell and trip to the hospital shook him, and he doesn’t want to see her go through that again.

Buuuut, he’s not so concerned about Sera’s wellbeing that he doesn’t want to send her undercover as Tae-joon’s new administrative assistant. Which is more dangerous, Sun-woo? Sera using an ability she’s lived with and adapted to her whole life, or putting her in close proximity to an abusive butt muffin who’s still seething that Sera not only nominated him for the ALS ice bucket challenge but also compared him to monkey testicles?

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When Sera realizes who her new boss is going to be, she is understandably worried that he will recognize her, but Sun-woo assures her that Tae-joon’s beer goggles were exceptionally thick the night she first met him. There’s no way he will recognize her — especially not without that smoking hot pink dress, he thinks to himself. He further coaxes Sera into compliance by explaining that Tae-joon was Ah-ra’s mystery lover — and likely the one who gave her The Queen’s Tears. Sun-woo needs Sera to plant a bug in Tae-joon’s office so he can keep an eye on his number one suspect.

Hiding the camera is a fairly simple task, but it comes as no surprise that Tae-joon is a tyrant whose reputation precedes him. Luckily, as Sun-woo predicted, he fails to recognize Sera, but she finds herself scrambling to meet Tae-joon’s demands and cover for his sloppy work ethic. Although her first day on the job is stressful, she’s able to unwind after work with the rest of the administrative staff, and they are all extremely willing to gossip and commiserate with her.

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But (unknown to them) their meal is cut short when Sun-woo invites — more like summons — Director Hong and their welcome party for the new interns to a fancy bar. This isn’t a simple invitation put forth by a chairman wanting to share goodwill and improve company morale, though. No, Sun-woo followed Tae-joon to this particular bar to eavesdrop on his conversation with Min-ji, which was all about Tae-joon trying to identify the mystery woman (Sera) that insulted him so severely that he’s still feeling the burn of her insults.

Sun-woo worries that Tae-joon is looking into Sera’s identity, but his concerns take a back seat when Tae-joon spots Sun-woo at the bar and accuses Sun-woo of following him. Sun-woo denies the accusation, but Tae-joon doesn’t believe him — not until Director Hong and his posse of administrative assistants show up and seemingly corroborate Sun-woo’s story. He’s simply being a good boss and personally sponsoring his employees’ drinks and appetizers. Nothing to see here. Move along, Tae-joon.

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Except Tae-joon fails to read the room (or just doesn’t care) and chooses to join them, which makes everyone feel extremely awkward. Tae-joon suggests that they all drink more alcohol to loosen up, but that only exacerbates the situation. The administrative assistants, pressured to accept the offered drinks from their superior, grow excessively intoxicated and fail to censor themselves. Meanwhile, Sun-woo sits back and watches both amused at his employees’ nickname for his nemesis and worried about Sera’s increasing intoxication.

When the party finally breaks up, Sun-woo lingers just long enough to see Sera choose to head home on foot. Concerned — but totally in denial about it — Sun-woo follows her, and when she curls up on a bench, fully prepared to spend the night at a bus stop, he steps in and escorts her home. Sera is so drunk that she mistakes Sun-woo for Na-hee, and I nearly died when she grabbed Sun-woo’s face and smooshed his cheeks. Why are they so adorable?!

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Sadly, the cuteness is interrupted by Gwang-ki, who has stopped by to check in on Sera, and Sun-woo — like many chaebol leading men before him — has to hide in a closet to avoid being seen by our leading lady’s family. Once Gwang-ki sees that Sera is safe (albeit more tanked than, well, a military tank), he leaves.

Because — thank you, drama gods — he does not have a crush on Sera. I’m so over the trope of the brother figure being the second lead who has a crush on the leading lady. Had this been a K-drama from 2010, Gwang-ki would have creepily and longingly watched her while she slept, so I’m glad we weren’t subjected to that. Yay, for platonic adoptive brothers!

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Sera wakes up with a slight hangover, regrets, and a new task from Sun-woo: clone Tae-joon’s cell phone, a task that’s easier said than done because Tae-joon’s phone never seems to leave his hand. But after Tae-joon’s latest screw-up prompts an office visit and a physical beating from his father, Sera finds the opening she needs and chases Tae-joon onto the elevator so she can apply some ointment to his bloody lip.

Sun-woo, who witnessed (via his spy-cam) the various physical altercations and arguments that went down in Tae-joon’s office, decides to run interference between Tae-joon and Sera, but his presence ruins Sera’s plan. So when he tries to force his way onto the elevator, she stomps on Sun-woo’s foot. Her little act of defiance endears her to Tae-joon, so he invites her to join him for lunch.

Sun-woo and Jin-mo follow in the bat-van, and as they stake out the restaurant and wait for Sera to find the opportunity to clone Tae-joon’s phone, Jin-mo teases Sun-woo over the fact that Sera had the audacity to step on him. But is Sun-woo’s pouting because of his injured foot and pride, or the fact that Sera and Tae-joon were looking awfully cozy in that elevator? Hmmmm…

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After Sera successfully clones Tae-joon’s phone, they discover that Tae-joon’s lunch meeting is with a gifted programmer from a rival company. It seems Tae-joon is planning to steal the other company’s secrets and take all the credit for them. Well, not on Sun-woo’s watch!

Cue another ridiculously elaborate heist that the trio seems to execute in the time it takes to cook instant ramyeon. Sera, dressed as a member of the waitstaff, directs the computer programmer to a private room where a disguised Sun-woo is waiting. Sun-woo tells the computer programmer that he’s part of the team from Eunkang Group that’s doing an internal investigation on Tae-joon. He promises to ignore the reason the programmer was meeting Tae-joon if the programmer agrees to never contact Tae-joon or pursue the matter further. In a nearby room, Jin-mo meets with Tae-joon and gives him a similar story.

They successfully thwart Tae-joon’s shifty business plans, but unfortunately Assistant KIM JAE-HA (Hong Woo-jin), who seems inexplicably loyal to Tae-joon, saw Sera and Sun-woo together. And he’s figured out that she’s secretly working for Sun-woo — probably not for the reasons he suspects, though. Unless… what if Jae-ha is the real bad guy? Just throwing it out there because Tae-joon totally feels like a red herring.

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Sun-woo takes off his detective hat for the day and swaps it for his chaebol obligations, starting with a blind date with JANG YOO-MIN (Na Eun-saem), the daughter of Seho Group. Sun-woo is not pleased to have been lured under false pretenses to the restaurant by a very apologetic Director Hong, and he almost immediately texts Jin-mo for help. I can’t say that I blame him because Yoo-min turns out to be a vapid princess who’s completely undeterred by Sun-woo’s disinterest.

What Sun-woo doesn’t know, though, is that Jin-mo is currently out to dinner with Na-hee, and he doesn’t want to leave. You see, after the team rescued Soo-ah, Jin-mo and Na-hee hit the alcohol a little too hard. One thing led to another, and sexy times were had. Na-hee seems keen to put their one-night stand behind her and continue crushing on Gwang-ki, but Jin-mo is smitten. So when Sun-woo sends out the SOS, Jin-mo comes up with a Plan B: Sera.

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She crashes Sun-woo’s date, playing the role of his girlfriend and dialing the aegyo up to eleven. If Sun-woo’s reaction to her over-the-top behavior wasn’t so amusing, I’d vomit from her overly sweet performance. Sun-woo awkwardly settles into the role of her equally doting boyfriend, and eventually Yoo-min leaves. But not before tossing out a comic book inspired threat: This is not the last you’ve seen of me! Mwahahah!

Yoo-min’s departure doesn’t mean that the coast is clear, though. Not only did Jae-ha snap a picture of them together and report to Tae-joon that Sera is spying on behalf of Sun-woo, but Director Hong, who lingered to spy on Sun-woo’s blind date, saw the whole exchange from afar. When Sera spots Director Hong peeping on them, Sun-woo decides there’s no time like the present to quell any future matchmaking schemes, so he escorts Sera up to his room at the hotel, which is his primary residence when he doesn’t want to go home to a big, empty house.

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Once they’re alone, Sun-woo orders some tteokbokki for Sera. He turns his snobby nose up at the snack, but when she brings some to his lips as an offering, he opens wide… only for her to pull it away teasingly. The flirty banter continues until Sera falls asleep on the sofa, and having learned his lesson from their overnight stay as a fake-couple at the hospital, Sun-woo carries her to the bed.

He grabs a pillow and falls asleep on the sofa, but that’s not where he wakes up. Nope, when Sun-woo opens his eyes he’s in bed next to Sera, looking extremely confused as to how he got there. Director Hong starts to call him, and the sound wakes Sera, who mistakes it for her alarm. She reaches across Sun-woo, trying to shut it off, and that’s how we end this week’s episode with our leading couple staring doe-eyed at each other, their lips inches apart.

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Y’all, I love it. I know this isn’t the greatest drama in the history of K-dramas, but it is exactly what I need right now: a laugh-out-loud romance that aims to do nothing more than entertain. I want an excuse to turn my brain off after work, and this is it. Admittedly, I didn’t laugh as much this week as I have in the past, but I think part of that is because some of my chuckles were replaced by squees. Sun-woo is developing feelings for our spunky heroine! Even though he’s still in denial about it, his actions and secret glances tell a different story. I live for subtle details like these that only the audience — and Jin-mo — notice, so I’m glad that this drama is handing them out like candy on Halloween.

Unfortunately, I can’t say I’m as happy about our second couple. Since the beginning, they’ve felt thrown together, not because they suit each other but because they’re both leftover pieces that are being paired up solely for the sake of symmetry. This is probably one of the few instances where I don’t want the constantly bickering couple to fall in love, so it’s especially disappointing for me that they hooked up so quickly. Jin-mo, my favorite character, has now lost some of his flavor. He’s so much funnier when he goes toe-to-toe with her, and I can’t say that I like the version of him that titillatingly flexes his forearms to knead dough. It also doesn’t help that the bromance between Jin-mo and Sun-woo has set the bar for on-screen chemistry extremely high, and Na-hee can’t seem to reach it.

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So, I'm watching Bossam: steal the fate because I saw it mentioned here and everyone kept talking about the male and female leads being reunited with this project but no one mentioned the assistant/secretary was also in that drama! It's making me see Sunwoo & his interactions in a slightly different way haha
If only the kid would make an appearance haha

I don't know how to feel about the best friend couple happening. Like how can she not notice that he's interested in her? Or is it willful ignorance so she can pine for the cop?

I clearly don't understand the hierachy of companies because why would someone under him be trying to marry Sunwoo off? Also, why doesn't Sunwoo just fire Tae Hoon (is that his name)? He's clearly trying to undermine him, he's a toxic presence in the office, and does he even do his job? Seems his assistant is the one working behind the scenes to make things go smoothly (relatively)

I really am trying to turn my brain off and not think; just look at the schemes as they pass by but as I started writing, the questions just came out haha

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I’m an Ilwoo fan. I think he’s adorable and seems like a lovely person off screen as well. I loved Bossam, and the level of connection and trust between him and Yuri allowed him to put forth what I think is his best performance. I still think he was robbed during awards season! Good Job makes me happy mostly because the cast seems to be having fun. It’s so silly. Poor actor playing Tae Joon just scowls and throws things, but otherwise the rest of the cast are having a blast (well he may enjoy throwing things as a stress reliever so I don’t know!). This isn’t a finally crafted mystery with lots of pieces to figure out, and I would like more Ilwoo/Yuri romance because that’s the draw for me. But it makes me happy. I wish it had a larger audience but it’s sort of a weird mix of genre’s that I suspect makes it a bit hard to attract viewers who aren’t already fans of the actors. I like the Lawyer, who is very funny when he is a balloon man or smirking at Sunwoo. The baker (Na hee) hasn’t really had enough time in screen yet, and now that things are heating up with my OTP, I prefer we just leave her one dimensional and focus on the mystery and my beloveds.

I agree that:
- Kang Tae Joon is a red herring.
- I think his father (the vice chairman?) hired the “beloved by secretary’s” Nice Assistant Kim to kill the mom or arrange the murder as well as keep an eye on the nut job.
- Ilwoo and Yuri will announce they are moving in together so he can force her to sleep and eat despite her exhausting schedule 😉.

Seriously, this is fun and light and eye candy and silliness and cuteness and it will drive you crazy if you don’t manage to turn your brain off!

I wish we had a full 16 episodes so that we could at least have romance develop a bit more.

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Ooooh Enjoy Bossam! I felt the way it resolved/ ended up was rather lackluster and lacking good hefty development, but the middle bit is really good as a trad sageuk, and Yuri is just wonderful as the princess.

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It is not clear but I believe the Vice Chairman is Sun-Woo's uncle who was past over when Sun-woo's father died.

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Turning the brain off is definitely the way to go- I have noticed these things too. But I don't care because the show is fun.

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I miss the original Jin Mo. I would like to see more of the old version and wished they did not pair up the two so soon too.

Overall, I am squeeing from all the alone time our lead couple is getting. The aegyo was cringey indeed but it worked hahha

I do like the comedy but some scenes are a bit clunky so it did not work as much for me as last week. So I hope the show gets better next week.

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This show is kind of paint-by-numbers as it fills in one trope after another, but so far it’s completely redeemed by the leads’ antics and charm. I could just watch Jung Il-woo twinkle and crinkle the corners of his eyes for an hour. The plot is so flimsy and unmemorable that I have to go back and read the recaps to remind myself what’s going on before watching each new episode. Do I care? No, I do not. I do not care if the necklace gets completely forgotten and left as a loose thread forever.

Best parts for me were:
- The recurring elevator time-space warp, with Sera stomping Sun-woo out of the one she’s sharing with Tae-joon on the 21st floor and then him being there to greet them at the ground floor, with no explanation or reaction.
- The van that is apparently the size of a production studio on the inside and contains a costume wardrobe, makeup studio, printer, and surveillance equipment.
- Sun-woo’s struggle to keep a straight face every time Se-ra calls him ‘oppa.’ You can tell it's growing on him.
- The blind date’s eye-rolling as she watches their performance - she very nearly breaks the fourth wall - and her callback to every brickheaded SFL ever.

The pacing got a little uneven in the latter half of 5 and start of 6, though. I need this show to be all slambang action, quick repartee, and one improbable stunt after another so I don’t have enough breathing space to notice the gaps. And I agree that the second couple feels forced, but the cop oppa isn’t interesting either. Still, the laughs are welcome and I’m all in.

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PS. Thanks, @daebakgrits! I'm so glad you got a fun one to recap after gritting your teeth through Woori and Why Her. I hope this stays good for your sake!

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This sums it up for me as well. You just have to say “don’t look at the man behind the curtain” and go with the flow.

I too could watch Ilwoo twinkling and crinkling and suppressing a smile all day long. He’s a hottie. I hope to see his movie - if something is shown at Busan Film Festival, I have to hope it has a better chance of being picked up by a streaming platform.

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I love your list. ^^

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Why does some part of this recap feel like a gossip session?

Good Job is giving enough doses of laughter and I don't want it sacrificed for the melo dangling around in the horizon.

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I hope Eun Seon-woo and Don Se-ra are in denial for as long as possible, because their bickering is my personal highlight. Especially when Don Ser-ra bursts Eun Seon-woo's big ego again.
And hopefully there will be more fake dates. I think I could watch that forever.

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Right! I love the in-denial stage, especially for tsundere characters like Sunwoo. It's sooo entertaining. Plus, usually romance is less sappy when characters are in-denial to me.

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These Good Job recaps are worth the wait just as much as the actual episodes! So funny!

I wonder if Good Job could still be likable to me had it been a different actor/actress pair than Jung Il-woo x Kwon Yuri. Maybe not, I'm not THAT big of a fan with romcoms, yet I'm loving every single romcom trope Good Job puts out with their leading couple. I could just be desperate for more romantic interactions seeing as Bossam's romance was kind of subtle and ended up being side-lined.

I don't like the second couple as much as I thought I would, could be because I'm a lover of slow-burn like Sunwoo x Sera. I actually hoped their bickerings would last longer. Jinmo is a character that initially was a scene stealer but his romance with Nahee is kinda affecting his shine as just his own character. Which is weird coz Sunwoo x Sera's romance doesn't affect their individuality to me. I suppose Nahee's character doesn't bring out the best traits in Jinmo, where as his banter with Sunwoo and his contribution to the Sunwoo x Sera x Jinmo trio does. I think the writers didn't let Jinmo x Nahee build up chemistry first before they were thrust together. But I'm so glad Sunwoo x Sera is slow burn so they had plenty of time to build chemistry (even tho personally I think their chemistry was there from their first interaction).

Question: I wonder if Sunwoo's hideout is a private detective agency or just a hideout to focus on his mother's murder? And once that case is solved, I wonder what will happen to Sera who's the detective assistant? Will they just separate? Personally, I'd like it if Sunwoo opens up a detective agency officially, that way Sera would continue having a fulltime job that feels fulfilling, and it could open a new potential season where the trio can stay together as a team.

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Sun-Woo's hideout starts as half a floor in his high rise corporate office building, then goes underground lair, winding up miles away at the lawyer's office building. How does no one in corporate know about the "missing office space" in their own building? How much real estate does Sun-Woo own? Yeah, it is really ridiculous.

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The show is trying to cycle through a bunch of tropes instead of focusing on the main mystery story line which seems to get more lost as the series goes on. Evil director Kang is the focal point, but his father the Vice Chairman is too antsy to marry off Sun-woo to be trusted.

The show is still a comedy caper show week in and week out. At this point, he second leads romance triangle is better than the first leads.

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Thanks for the recap!!! I needed it since I was so taken by our lead's antics, that I forgot there was a plot. I'm having fun with this one. That blind date was over the top funny!

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As far as the plot goes (I know, I know, what plot?), I wish they would've held back the reveal that Se-Ra was a spy a bit longer. Tae-Joon finally started to trust her, and more shenanigans could've occurred while Se-Ra tried not to get caught. Plus, Tae-Joon could've had more time as a 1% decent person instead of 100% angry yelling.

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Totally agree. I'm not looking for depth or subtlety in this show, but for all his shoutiness Tae-joon is rather pathetic, and Se-ra seemed to genuinely feel a bit sorry for him. It would have been nice to have a platonic connection between Se-ra and Tae-joon, in addition to her friendships with Gwang-ki and Jin-mo.

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I almost started to feel a little sorry for Tae-joon but then remembered that he smashed a bottle and threatened a woman with the jagged glass in the private nightclub scene. I think the writers went too far with that if they wanted to make him sympathetic later.

I claim no logic whatsoever in which inconsistencies bother me in this show and which don't. 😆

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I don't think he's really sympathetic, and he'll probably get worse now that he knows that Se-ra is working for Sun-woo. I just wish Se-ra's kindness could have got more out of him - useful information, of course, but also a bit more three-dimensionality as a character. As he is, he's just getting in the way of the fun stuff. (Though he was fantastic as the butt of all the jokes at the secretaries' shindig.)

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Same. If some hijinks make him a good guy in the end, I'm totally going to roll with it! lol

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I totally agree with you! I liked that Sera was the only character who seemed to bring something out of Taejoon that wasn't just him yelling. It was such a shame that he had to find out so quick just after he started to trust her a little.

The thing, with shows like Good Job, when plot isn't that great, they should make up for it with decent characterization. I've always been a person who prioritizes likable characters over plot which is why I enjoy Good Job so much. And I could've liked Taejoon a bit more as a character had they kept Taejoon in the dark a little longer and trusted Sera more.

But I feel like if Good Job had 16 episodes, they would have kept Taejoon in the dark at least for one more episode. (And maybe even develop a little love triangle lmao).

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LOL. I, too, saw the potential for a love triangle, and I'd totally be down for it in this drama.

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if only Oh A-ra didn't hint that Taejoon was a dangerous guy, I would have really seen a love triangle coming. For a moment I was like "damn Sera x Taejoon has some chemistry" I cannot believe I forgot he's probably abused A-ra in the past. But I do feel like Taejoon has potential to be a more decent guy, I hope he's not as horrible as the drama hints he is. And if he forms a platonic relationship with Sera and somehow starts being on good terms with Sunwoo, that'd be even better.

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Thanks @daebakgrits! Who needs a plot when a drama is as much fun as this one is! I love the main couple and could watch them all day. I can't remember the last time I watched a drama where I didn't give a fig about the plot. And thank you for the chaebol/wardrobe reference. When SW got out of the wardrobe I just burst out laughing. I was thinking Korean wardrobes have a built-in chaebol shelf...

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This is what Good Casting was trying to do but failed to do. That show didn't land its humor most of the time, and what could've been a fun caper comedy was ageist old-fashioned remarks wrapped in a shiny bow.

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It's go with the flow with crinkly, smiley JIL on screen. Thanks, daebakgrits for the fun recaps. There is just one thing bothering me. I know in RL JIL has aneurysm, right? I am happy to be corrected. So, i am really bothered by him carrying our FL not once, but several times. I hope the production team takes care of him.

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Yes he has aneurysm, that’s very unfortunate 😭 But I don’t think carrying Yuri would cause him any trouble as she is very lightweighted (he confirmed it). He also does gym and various sports to maintain his health so not to worry 😊

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The show comes alive to me when it focuses on the comedy and hijinks of our crew. The rest are rather filler, but it's elevated solely due to the charming cast! The four leads here are well cast, and it feels organic how the 2nd leads are written into the story. Not just background cardboard, but also don't undermine the show.

I also love that our FL here is relatively more progressive than you would think. A fresh spin on the Candy trope, she said in a previous episode when Jung II Woo was trying on a dress, and she said "I don't have an issue with that, so it's cool if that's your thing." And something else I think in this episode that I'm forgetting, but it makes her character more likable. I had no idea Yuri was charming to watch onscreen, she imbues a lot of likability and solid mannerisms here.

Also, I dig the baker/lawyer love story here. The actor who plays the 2nd ML here is excellent at comedy, he knows how to play the roles where it's not forced but natural. Their scenes are hilarious, and the comedy here is done right with no hidden agenda but just some good old laughs. Also, I've to say the fake fiance scene was very funny as well; I could feel their chemistry right away. While hearing this is 12 episodes is a bit bittersweet, I think the pacing for now fits, and ultimately I think it does a 'Good Job' with making things easy and breezy, pun intended.

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"Sera not only nominated him for the ALS ice bucket challenge but also compared him to monkey testicles"
Hahahahaha nicely put @daebakgrits

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My wife and I are both really enjoying this show.

As I see it Sunwoo has been keenly aware of the fact that our heroine is a woman ever since he saw her in the dress that he bought for her. The rest is just a matter of time.

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I've been limiting my comments on this drama as I was not enjoying it as much as the majority of the community and I didn't feel like raining on anyone's parade. The male lead is giving me such a typical, cold chaebol vibe (insulting the poor heroine whose obviously stunning in any outfit) that I'm truly exhausted with it. HOWEVER, this week was the first time I had just as many hysterical moments and cringe-worthy ones.

I'm actually enjoying the secondary couple a lot even though I usually hate the "drunk first night" trope. Eum Moon Suk is truly doing the ABSOLUTE MOST with his expressions and physical comedy in this and I love it. I was in stitches during the baking scene (although I must say I didn't find it particularly sanitary... Remind me never to patronize this bakery. 😂) I'm still struggling with certain aspects like, you know, putting Se Ra in direct danger with nary a disguise in sight, but I'm warming up to it overall. I just have to chuckle when they try to make us believe that Tae Joon wouldn't recognize her considering she's wearing her hair the same exact way and, by the way, she has a face like Kwon Yuri! 😂

I really hope there's not a lot more of the business shenanigans as I find them completely unbelievable. Surely Tae Joon threatening to cut a woman's face with a bottle would be grounds for dismissal? Or.... any kind of legal action?? Not to mention his petty, inadequate behavior on the job. I really hate living in this kind of chaebol world lol.

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Love the main couple so much, but it's like their love line didn't get much coverage compared to the second couple. (Not the fan of the second couple. They are better when they're just neighbors...)

The story is not too heavy, great for me looking for a light but not too fluffy show. This show is much better than the Law Cafe. Can't wait for the next episodes!

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Main couple is slow-burn which I am totally a fan of. I would have been turned off if they "accidentally kissed" as a means to make each other conscious of the other. So far, their progress is quite natural.

BUT the drama only has 12 episodes and we're halfway already. So the progress better start from episode 7 or I will have some concerns

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