There is no superhero who is a banker yet, is there? I think we need that in our lives, every day. And I need this drama to continue forever, because it just completely reinvented itself. Mr. Banker starts his revenge and there is nothing sweeter. Yoon-Mi gets to beat up guys and Joo-Young gets her power back as well. It's possible I like this new development even more than I liked Do-Hyeong as The Chaser.
I sat there and said 'Wait, what? She's a what? When is this? Is this real?' for a few minutes and by the end I was grinning so hard my face hurt. This is awesome!
The tension was so thick in that room I couldn't breathe. That was insane, and PERFECT. As soon as it happened I thought, 'Oh my God, YES...why did I not know this was coming? It had to happen!' Much credit to the writers for aaaaaaaaaaaaalways bringing it back around.
That confused me, I'll admit. The scene was so tense I thought for sure he knew, but he really didn't. And then when he figured it out, he refrained from cutting off his hand or boiling it in bleach. So proud of the restraint!
(SO. SMART.) Just in time! Seo steps out of Branch Manager's office and Do-Hyeong gets really close to Seo ... can he control himself? He has his hand in a fist and it is shaking ... but then, he extends it, claiming he wants to introduce himself a second time. They shake hands again, but this time, Seo knows Do-Hyeong knows - and vice versa.
I love the smell of testosterone crackling in the air, don't you? So energizing!
That asswipe of a limp-dicked lying snake in the grass fucktard. His mother should have made him eat rotten eggs.
So now they know where 'the office' is? Couldn't they have just followed the smell of grilled human?
In this country, when someone dies everyone in their family immediately quits their job and lies down to starve to death. sn't that how they do it everywhere? But she thinks there's nothing to it, he cannot really follow her into death, can he? They're both fairly happy about the new stage of gangsterdom they have reached after ten years (i.e. staring construction) because it means they can stop selling people for that insurance fraud. That stuff? Seo passes it on to Janggab, who seems honored and awed.
And quite frankly, undeserving. What task has he successfully accomplished yet in this drama? In addition to just being a general shit stain of a human being, Seo is a terrible people manager. *sniffs in disdain*
It was Friday night, the writer needed to get home for his kid's birthday party. I'll let it slide. But yeah, the whole following thing, it was not well-considered.
I assumed they were going to drag her into that van, didn't you?
I must confess that the dramatic tension of that moment was a bit lost on me. Why wouldn't he expect that Tracksuit (his boss) would know his real name?
Hahahaha, I was "uhm.... so what?" indeed. Seo Jin-Gi, Lee Ki-Soo ... who cares! But I guess the eel-thing was about keeping secrets, which Seo tries - but obviously can't.
What, does he think that first to tattle will be safe? He'll be just as dead as Seo if he opens his mouth. That fool.
Do you think he understands the true nature of his bedfellows?
Debrief with Banker friend in the coffee kitchen. Oh, so Seryo is part of a whole gang of fraudulent construction operators. What can they do? Well, audit. Haha, I love this! Do-Hyeong goes to Seryo HQ and asks after Director Seo - but he is not in the building. There is a separate headquarter. In Manila. LOL. Do-Hyeong wants to leave again, frustrated, when the elevator door open and out comes ... I'll be damned. Their lawyer/secretary.
He is one nice looking man. We have not paid enough attention to Lawyer. Sorry though, no one is listing him in the cast and I can't remember what I saw him in before to cross reference.
Yeah, I did mention him before in the recaps. His name is Lee Moo-Saeng and I know him from TEN2. And you probably know him from Cruel City, where he was a dirty cop and got in contact with White Pants of Sex.
Which I thought was an odd response as her only comment. Her son has discovered that she might be involved in illegal activities, and she's not concerned that he will think badly of her, or feel worried, or anything. All she thinks is that he's cold?
I am very much looking forward to getting to the bottom of his story. Don't you think this drama does a good job of keeping us wondering about quite a large number of secondary characters? Not wondering in a negative way, either. I call that good writing.
So wait, then. Tracksuit fed Tae Gyu meat. Is that who he's talking about? For some reason I thought that he was talking about someone higher than Tracksuit.
I think Tracksuit is it. He is Top of Top.
I do not get the logic of 'kill me anyway' scaring off the other guy, but it always works in movies and dramas. If you need to kill them and they don't care if you kill them, why do you not kill them?
Cause you just threatened them to get something else? Once they're dead, you won't get it.
It's pretty funny, that bit where he thinks Do Hyeong is the body guard and he runs through all these really tough organizations where he might have learned his skills, only to find out that Do Hyeong is the guy who wants to do business. But that's right, gangsters: Banker is the baddest ass of all.
Isn't Jeonju a place? I know it's a person, but I mean that they are calling a person by the name of a place, probably the place where the person is located.
He will not replace him. But give Hammer Head extra money on top. His interest rates: the same as bank interest rates. Hot DAMN, I still want that extension! I want ten episodes of Do-Hyeong getting into this dark, twisted world, getting all dark and twisted himself.
Do-Hyeong goes after the car with the girl and informs Yoon-Mi about it. She in turn goes after him right away ... and Judas Park heard. Yoon-Mi meets Do-Hyeong in an abandoned warehouse kind of place (I like how he steps out of the shadows ... he really looks like a criminal). He is always super gruff with her - or is this how he is to everyone? They disappear, Judas Cop arrives. Upstairs, there's a whole nest of shadows. Including Janggab who is playing minigolf in a room full of four frightened girls.
He doesn't even let them play! But seriously, how did they find this place? (Do-Hyeong followed the car again!) They had no idea where Seo was, but they know where he keeps the merchandise?
For me, it's as good as 'Go ahead, punk. Make my day.'
So, what? He'll arrest them, then somehow lose them? Like she won't notice that nothing is happening back at the station? Jeez.
Come on, dude, just how low do you have to sink before you decide to man up and do the right thing here? She loves you! Spend ONE DAY being worthy of it.
I don't want her to go through this, I really don't. She's pretty useless but I like her so much.
NOW this makes sense. At first I was horribly, horribly confused by her appearance and behavior.
Hammer Head is happily humming (and playing mini golf), when Janggab comes in and starts beating them all up. Joo-Young goes up the stairs. Luckily, one of the gangsterlings is thrown outside, warning her of what is going on inside, so she can hide. Janggab confirms that Bank Guy came to see Hammer Head and leaves with a look of evil determination on his face.
Oooooh, I like this! Extension! Extension!
Judas Park is her oldest child, thrown away when she was young, unmarried, and poor. He hates Do Hyeong because he was raised as a precious heir, but of course Do Hyeong has no idea about any of this.
I liked that Yoon-Mi got marginally more interesting in this episode, even though she still remains criminally underdeveloped as a character. We have said it before, but it's not helping that Lee Si-Young plays her in a dull way, always giving us a frowning and sighing phlegm.
I do not get it. Not at all. She's such an interesting actress usually! And she's not bad here, but the character is just so lacking and she's done nothing to add to it other than ensure that she's not unlikeable.
We've been waiting for something else on Lee El for many episodes too, but I guess it's not coming.
If that's the case, if all these interesting stories aren't given to us, I will fault the writer for not planning properly. Clearly it was intended that we would have the information, and if he runs out of time, then that's on him.
Joo-Young on the other hand ... she remains the most interesting female character. She has fully given herself up to the dark side and I must say, it becomes her. Whether it's true that she craves death or not, she finally seems to have gotten rid of her insecurities. She can rise and she can have power - she does not need to feel useless and like a waste. I hope she realizes this. The old Joo-Young is dead and this is that new life she has always talked about - unless she wants a third after this. If this is it, I hope she stays a gangster lady. Of course she won't, but it would be awesome. Beautiful Banker and his Beautiful Gangster Bride.
Oh but I do not at all think that this is what she is doing. She is doing this to destroy them, but not so that she can have the business - just because she needs to destroy them. You think she's doing this sincerely?
No, I think we will get an ending with an entirely new her (maybe a highly sccessful financial advisor or something). And that new her will meet Do-Hyeong again and they'll do the whole "I've never met you before"-thing again and will live happily ever after.
(Btw, there is something I don't like: that Do-Hyeong is keeping Mi-Sook's certain death from Park Tae-Gyu. I understand he has to to get what he wants, but it's morally despicable)
It is, you're right, but it's also not CERTAIN yet.
Here two of my own gifs because OCN is a mean tease (and never showed us these scenes yet)
Don't mind me here, just drowning in my own drool.
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