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1% of Anything: Episode 8

We’ve reached the midpoint of the series, and it’s finally time to savor the cute and adorable moments between our main couple. They’re becoming more and more dependent on each other, and every date makes it harder and harder for them to prepare their hearts for the inevitable goodbye that …

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The K2: Episode 12

Being the center of attention isn’t always easy, but Anna will need to stay in the spotlight in order to face her enemies head-on. Publicity acts like a double-edged sword this hour because while she isn’t the only one placed under the investigative microscope, the public exposure can invite other …

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On the Way to the Airport: Episode 12

When watching a show that deals with such serious subject matter, I truly relish episodes like this. It’s a nice, breezy hour, with our hero being extra swoonworthy and our heroine being extra awesome. Su-ah has always been that strong, independent woman I love seeing in dramas, but the obstacles …

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Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 20

Feelings are discovered and clean breaks are made, but a lull never lasts long in dramaland, and it’s time to bring skeletons out of closets, have long-overdue fights, and then maybe fight about not fighting. And I don’t know about anyone else, but this hour really leaves me craving—crazy craving!—ramyun. …

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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Oct. 24-30, 2016

Drama viewership ratings for

Drama Casting & News Drama viewership ratings for the week of Oct. 24-30, 2016 There were a couple new premieres this week, starting with The Man Living in Our House, which replaced the slot previously occupied by Moonlight Drawn By Clouds. Despite Moonlight’s high ratings, viewers never seem tied …

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Beans of Wisdom: Scarred hearts and amnesia-proof helmets

Beans of Wisdom: Chaebols in suits

This week in Beans of Wisdom… sicarius shares in “The Man Living in Our House: Episode 2” comment #35: I found telling myself that no matter how weird Kdramas get, Shakespeare, Greek and Norse Mythology, will always be weirder on the familia/relationship front, really helps with the whole Stepfather thing haha. …

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The K2: Episode 11

A tumultuous war threatens to break out this week when one mission will put more than one life in danger. Knowing who to trust will be the key to navigating this complicated maze of politics, where one wrong move can spell death. Je-ha will need to rely on the only …

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1% of Anything: Episode 7

Feelings continue to grow quietly and steadily as Da-hyun and Jae-in continue their unconventional relationship, and it’s clear to see that this is no longer just a forced connection. A special occasion causes them to learn more about each other, and as they grow closer, questions about their future together …

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On the Way to the Airport: Episode 11

As Su-ah settles down in her new surroundings, she finds it easier to think clearly about the things that truly matter to her now that she’s separated from the things that distract and torment her. But no matter how deeply she ingrains herself in her new serene lifestyle, she can’t …

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Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching

I love it when the weather turns slightly chilly, and you feel like reaching for a blanket and snuggling up on the couch with some good dramas. Maybe in honor of Halloween I should watch something scary? I’m taking recommendations! I’ll just have to convince javabeans to watch it with …

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Park Bo-gum, grateful as ever

Viewers who’ve seen Youths Over Flowers in Africa already know this, but Park Bo-gum (23) is of unique ilk, a rare breed. Although his mild-mannered, respectful, real-life persona didn’t bleed through his commanding presence onscreen as Crown Prince Yi Yeong in Moonlight Drawn By Clouds, his humility and thoughtfulness were …

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Jealousy Incarnate: Episode 19

The tables turn multiple times, as we finally reach some moments of clarity in our complicated relationship triangle. Na-ri unravels her feelings, and her precipitated instincts guide her decision between the two guys in her life. It’s painful and rewarding, watching Na-ri navigate herself out of her head and learn …

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Name That Drama: And of course, hijinks ensue

Name That Drama: Empty

Drama Reactions & Reviews Name That Drama: And of course, hijinks ensue  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.  A drama with a season in the title, hmmm… I’m trying to find a Korean drama about a girl who …

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Running Man: Episode 322

Nothing like running around outside to fill up your lungs with fresh air. There’s a healthy dose of competition and nostalgia in this week’s race, where some games will bring back fond memories and others will create new ones. But this day of fun and games won’t be complete without …

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Open Thread #471

Open Thread Open Thread #471 Happy Friday everyone! Here is your Open Thread, which is here for you to chat about anything you want, whether it be drama-related or not. Nothing’s off-topic here! Spoilers may be rife, so proceed accordingly.  RELATED POSTS

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Shopping King Louis: Episode 11

Oh, Louis — what are we going to do with him? He puts on a brave face, but inside he’s such a sad puppy, and he breaks my heart. He’s having a hard time adjusting to all the changes in his life, and without his familiar support system, he does …

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Fantastic: Episode 16 (Final)

It’s the final episode, which means we’ll have to say goodbye to these lovely characters. All the way to the end, the show never loses sight of itself, and for a drama about cancer, it spreads a joyful message about appreciating the blessing of life. Though this may be farewell, …

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