End of the Year TV Report (2013): Part 1

Oy, I know I’m so late in writing this but I do have a reason (or excuse) of sorts.  You can read that below when I sum up the year.  For now, it’s time to assess all the moments that caused some serious swooning, nail-biting and eye rolling K-Drama moments.  Here is a list of dramas that I’ve watch which have completed in 2013.

The rating system goes:

Must Watch – So good that it hurts to let go.
Watch – Enjoyable
Just OK – Not bad but not great.
If you’re bored – Could be downgraded to Pass at any moment but worked well as background noise.
Pass – Pissed off that I wasted my time.

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[Review] Medical Top Team – 메디컬 탑팀


Park Tae Shin (Kwon Sang Woo) is a warmhearted, medical surgeon at rural hospital.  Because of his skill as a doctor, the Director of Internal Medicine Han Seung Jae (Joo Ji Hoon) offers him a position at Gwang Hye University Hospital’s Medical Top Team, a collaborative group of the best doctors who help heal different illnesses.

Also on the team is Cardiothoracic Surgeon Seo Joo Young (Jung Ryeo Won), 3rd Year Cardiothoracic Residents Choi Ah Jin (Oh Yeon Seo) and Kim Sung Woo (Choi Min Ho), Neurosurgeon Jung Hoon Min (Kim Ki Bang), Radiologist Bae Sang Gyu (Alex), Head Surgical Nurse Yoo Hye Ran (Lee Hee Jin) and Anesthesiologist Jo Joon Hyuk (Park Won Sang).  However, the group faces varying degrees of opposition from the hospital whose aim is to use the team to make money over treating people who really need their help.

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Mid-Fall TV Report (2013): Part 1


Smell that crisp air!  It’s the season for apple pickin’, pumpkin spiced lattes and Fall TV.  Okay, this edition will be split into two parts, mainly because new Fall American shows are still premiering.  So this American TV section will cover the past season’s finales and I’ll cover all the new shows in Part 2, when the new shows have done some settling in.

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