Hoon-dong is actually upstairs in the same hotel, because he’s got a date of his own.He arrives at a suite, and there’s Jang-mi, who greets him with her namesake rose between her teeth.But as soon as Hoon-dong steps inside, his eyes dart around the room as the warning signals blare like neon lights: balloons, cake, candles… He starts to sweat bullets, and she lays down obvious hints about how she wants to be together all the time.
Rewind to the fairly recent past, as our heroine Jang-mi flits her way through preparations for the proposal she’s planning to spring on her boyfriend tonight.
She goes totally overboard, with heart-shaped balloons, rose petals, too many candles to count, and the perfect outfit for her perfect day. She calls her boyfriend, and we see a call go unanswered in a plastic surgeon’s office.
The clinic belongs to GONG KI-TAE (Yeon Woo-jin), who turns out to be the man who raced to the courtroom in the opening scene.
is the newest Friday-Saturday offering from tv N, and I’ve been enjoying it immensely for its witty banter, laugh-out-loud humor, and its refreshing take on romance.
Not to mention that there’s a hilarious contract relationship in the mix, and some fantastically committed comedic performances from Han Groo and Yeon Woo-jin.
I was planning to just weigh in on the show once in a while when I had the time, but Lolly Pip has graciously offered to tag-team the recaps with me, so that tipped the scales. ) We’re hard at work, so please be patient—we’ll be caught up in no time. As a man runs down the street and races up the steps to the courthouse, she lets out a laugh that grows crazed, and then she finally speaks: “I’m a crazy bitch.
EPISODE 1: “The polite way to break up” In a courtroom, a judge calls JOO JANG-MI (Han Groo) to the stand. I must’ve been insane…” The man gets stuck getting through security, and he tells the guard he has to testify for someone.
After a procedure, he finally answers and sounds annoyed, but promises to be there.
He arrives in the hotel lobby, and says into his phone that a strange woman is waving at him.
He sizes up the situation in about two seconds—he’s been blindsided by a blind date, and it’s only now that we see he’s been talking to someone else the whole time.
His buddy LEE HOON-DONG (Heo Jung-min) cackles on the phone and says he couldn’t say no to Ki-tae’s mom—no one can.