First Impressions & Somewhat Filtered Thoughts: Touch Your Heart

Maybe you loved them in Goblin and wept buckets of tears when Reaper and his lady love had to postpone their happy ending. But whether or not you saw Yoo In Na and Lee Dong Wook’s first go round as a drama couple, you may like this second revolution even more – if rom coms and airy laughs are your thing. If you’re looking for angst, this ain’t the drama for you. At least not yet.

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What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim Episode 14: You make me smile

Remember when Mi So’s favorite book said that love doesn’t have to be grandiose, just someone to wrap us in a warm hug at the end of a hard day? I feel like that’s exactly what this show does. In a world of traffic and heat waves and weight gain, there is a guaranteed bright spot on Wednesdays and Thursdays full of heartwarming confessions, goofy side characters, and toe curling kisses. This show loves us.

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What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim Episode 13: The day the word Bulldozer changed forever

I picture a What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim fan driving to work in the morning and passing a construction site. She spots a bright yellow appliance with the giant bucket on the front and lapses into a dreamy reverie as the friend that carpools with her wonders why she’s smiling at a bulldozer. The passenger may silently consider if the driver has gone insane, but don’t worry. Drama fans understand.

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What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim Episode 8: Practice Makes Perfect

Do the writers rooms in Korea come equipped with a giant chart showing which romantic tropes need to appear in which episode – backhugs, accidental skinship, etc.? K-dramas tend to be formulaic and a bit predictable, but if you have a successful recipe, why change it? This makes me look forward to Episode 8 in a series because that’s often when the kiss happens. Did this show follow the pattern? Ooooooooh, yeah!

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