End of the Year TV Report (2016): Part 1

I never seem to be getting any better at this procrastination thing.  But I’m officially done with all of my full-length reviews of 2016.  Here’s a better-late-than-never recap of the K-Drama year.

The rating system:

Must Watch – Watch and watch again.
Watch – Entertained.
Just OK – Just alright.  Nothing more, nothing less.
If you’re bored – It’s not the worst but that’s not a compliment either.
Pass – Not worth the time.

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[Review] Signal – 시그널


A mysterious walkie-talkie connects Park Hae Young (Lee Je Hoon), a profiler in the present day, and Lee Jae Han (Jo Jin Woong), a detective from the past.  Cha Soo Hyun (Kim Hye Soo) heads up a cold-case team which includes Hae Young but she was once a rookie cop that served at the same police precinct as Jae Han.

With the power of fore and hindsight, Hae Young and Jae Han work together to not only solve the crimes but also prevent them from happening altogether.  However, they learn that communicating with the past has both its good and bad consequences.

Jang Bum Joon – 회상 (Remembrance)

장범준 – 회상

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Just Bananas About: Week of 1/25/16

It’s no secret that the reason why I gravitate towards tvN programming more than the other cable networks is because they’re good at creating these character driven stories. There are two dramas that I’m currently watching but even though, the tone and subject matter differ vastly, there is a lot of love about the characters and the slice of life stories that are depicted in it.

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