Just Bananas About: Week of 5/15/17

Two brand new dramas just started last Wednesday, vying to get your attention for ratings.  They are both thematically different but both highly anticipated dramas.  From what I’ve seen so far from the first two episodes, I am optimistic about them so here’s a rundown of the storyline from these episodes.

On a complete sidenote, I am a little annoyed that some of the major broadcasters are inserting commercial breaks in the middle of the episode and therefore, the numbering has been adjusted to reflect the two parts as standalones.  From a budget standpoint, it just means more advertising dollars can go to the production and I’m hoping that won’t make the project rely on product placement.  Ultimately, this is just a minor detail and it’s easy to look past this as long as the story doesn’t suffer.

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[Review] Level 7 Civil Servant – 7급 공무원


Han Gil Ro (Joo Won) has been dreaming of becoming a spy ever since watching his first 007 movie.  While Kim Seo Won (Choi Kang Hee) only wants to secure a stable job to financially support her family.  Gil Ro and Seo Won start off on the wrong foot and must deal with the many trust issues that plagues their relationship.  Meanwhile a shadowy figure sets his sights on taking down the National Intelligence Service.

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