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allkpop TV Guide: Big Ep. 1

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allkpop TV Guide: Big Ep. 1

Official Synopsis: 18-year-old Kang Kyung Joons (Shin Won-Ho) spirit suddenly becomes transplanted into the body of 30-year-old Seo Yoon Jae (Gong Yoo). Seo Yon Jae is a successful doctor who is engaged to high school teacher Gil Da Ran (Lee Min Jung). Gil Da Ran just so happens to be the teacher of 18-year-old Kang Gyung Joon. More problems ensue when 30-year-old Seo Yoon Jae falls in love with another woman (miss As Suzy).

Ratings:MBCs Light and Shadow is holding the first place crown with a 20.3% rating. SBSs THE CHASER achieved second place, though falling quite a bit behind Light and Shadow with a 9.2% rating. Meanwhile, KBS aired the pilot episode for Big, which achieved a disappointing 7.9% rating. Big had low ratings, but the drama had to recover from the drastically low ratings of KBSs previous drama, Love Rain, and compete against Light and Shadow, which has been steadily growing in its viewer base. With a general positive response to the first episode, lets hope Big can achieve higher ratings, and give more competition to THE CHASER.

Recap of Ep. 1 Our heroine, Gil Da Ran, rushes to her friends wedding to deliver the bouquet. The delivery runs into problems when Da Ran is told that she has taken the more expensive bouquet to the wrong wedding. Da Ran attempts to catch the bouquet, but falls down a flight of stairs, after which Doctor Yoon Jae tries to aid her. Although Da Ran loses her bouquet and breaks her tailbone, a romance grows between Yoon Jae and Da Ran, leading to a wedding.

Meanwhile, Kyung Joon, who lived in America with his uncle after his mothers death, transfers to a Korean high school after being a top student at an American high school. After a first chance encounter with Da Ran, in which she wrongly believes Kyung Joon is flirting with her, Da Ran is revealed to be one of the teachers at Kyung Joons school. After more coincidental meetings, Da Ran begins to care for Kyung Joon as a student after hearing hes an orphan, and the two develop a friendly relationship.

On the other end of the spectrum, Da Ran becomes more distant with her fiance, Yoon Jae. With Yoon Jae busy with his job and unable to meet up with Da Ran, Da Ran becomes frustrated and doubtful of Yoon Jaes feelings, asking Yoon Jae whether he had decided to marry her out of love or pity. While Kyung Joon drives her to the lake to comfort her, Yoon Jae rushes out of the hospital to meet up with Da Ran to answer her directly. While Yoon Jae is driving towards Da Ran and Kyung Joon is driving away, the two collide in a car accident, and both fall into the lake. Doctor Yoon Jae is able to escape the car, and he swims down to save the drowning Kyung Joon.

Da Ran rushes to the hospital, where she is met with tragic news that her fiance, Yoon Jae, has died. While Da Ran sobs, trying to cope with the news, Kyung Joon wakes up in Yoon Jaes body. While he is bewildered by the turn of events, he meets Teacher Da Ran who is delighted that Yoon Jae is alive. However, Kyung Joon insists that hes not Yoon Jae. Although Da Ran doesnt believe him, she notices the unconscious Kyung Joon in the hospital. She heads towards Kyung Joons house, where she finds her fiance cuddling in Kyung Joons bed. With all the evidence laying in front of her, Da Ran begins to believe the truth: Kyung Joons spirit is in Yoon Jaes body.

kdramacrazy’s Thoughts:

[Note : This post reflects the opinions of the author, and not necessarily those of allkpop.]

What an exciting introduction with some cuteness sprinkled in, hot chemistry between the characters, the hilarious Engrish, and can we say a hallelujah for introducing rookie actor Shin Won Ho? The character dynamics were truly the shining lights for the pilot episode. Kyung Joon and Da Ran not only had excellent chemistry, but the contrast between the two characterizations also made the love line between teacher and student more plausible with the age difference. Da Ran is the childish, romantic girl in her marriage fantasy, while Kyung Joon is more mature with his baggage of hardships. In addition, the little moments of character dynamics between Da Ran and her brother, Choong Shik (Baek Sung Hyun) were hilarious, and I cant wait for Choong Shik to meet Kyung Joon in Yoon Jaes body.

While the pilot did work beautifully developing the romantic relationship between Kyung Joon and Da Ran, it left the Yoon Jae plate dry, making me almost forget that Gong Yoo is the star and losing a little bit of the love triangle already. Although its quite understandable that Yoon Jaes relationship and the explanation for his indifference to the wedding would be developed, it makes me worry about how the body-switching feature will meld in the drama. Are the Hong Sisters planning to have Kyung Joon and Yoon Jae switch bodies more than once, like in Secret Garden, and then end it messily with a magical resolution, sprinkled in with some makjang elements about books with angels on the cover? Or are we going to have Da Ran and Kyung Joon try to solve the mystery throughout the whole drama, in which case: what happens to Yoon Jae?

The ending of the pilot (and the preview) also left me a little disheartened, maybe after all the shipping of the Kyung Joon-Da Ran couple. There was no hilarious or even crazy response to the body switching, no crazy dialogue. More of a sobbing Da Ran and a calm, but worried, Kyung Joon. When crazy things happen, crazy reactions are warranted. I hope the second episode will have the energy and hilarity the Hong sisters have been known for in their previous works.

And since we dont know when were going to see more of Shin Won Ho, heres some eye candy to satisfy us for the time being. (Sorry, Gong Yoo. Shin Won Ho, do come back. Soon.)

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Is there some other actor you suspect toilet pass as an idol? Let us know who in the comments below!binahearts is a Soompi creator who loves to spend her loose fourth dimension immersed in all things Korean- dramas, movies, K-Pop, and good looks products! Her favorite actors are Won Bin, Lee Min Ho, and more recently, Song Joong Ki. She also loves observingmaximumtypepresentations and has claimed to have watched eachunmarried episode of Running Man. Some of her favourite K-pop artists come witha huge number of old-school teams like, Sechskies, g.o.d, and Jinusean. As for more fresh groups, she likes Dean, Giant BANG, Akdong Musician, and GOT7.  When she isn’t watching the newest drama series, she may also beobserved indulging in her favourite spare time activitieswhich come with singing her middle out at karaoke, photography, twiddling with her dog, and dining dessert!

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BTS Is the 2nd one K-Pop Idol Team Ever To List Over 300,000 Contributors In Respectable Fancafecrystalcove Would possibly 25, 2016 0 Group BTS hits any other milestone, recording over 300,000 members in their official fancafe today.

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Akdong Musician’s Chanhyuk unearths his smoking and drinking habits

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And on a up to date radio broadcast, Akdong MusicianChanhyuk addressed the subject of smoking and drinking, revealing his own habits, which stunnedeitheraudience and the presentationsforged members. Consistent with the YG Entertainment singer, in spite of already being 21 years old, he hasn't everattempted smoking or drinking at all.

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And whilst the SM Entertainment singer has persevered to be praised for her originaland strong voice, many enthusiasts have spotted that her voice is fairlyother now than when she debuted. Regardless of still being ready to sing very well, fans who when compared Taeyeons live making a song from early in her occupation to her maximumcontemporary performances saw that her voice seems to were damaged.

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The SM Entertainment singer posted 3imagesappearing the rough condition of his injuries, causing fanaticsto fret about his condition. After the initial shock, however, fans learned that the posts were perhaps teasers for EXOs upcoming comeback. With the condition of his hands and face practicallyno doubt just a result of makeup, fans temporarily switched from being worried about Sehun to being fascinated with his teams comeback.

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Preparations For women Generations Taeyeons Comeback Below mode crystalcove Would possibly 25, 2016 0 Girls Generation member Taeyeon is getting in a position for her solo comeback!

In reaction to initial reports, SM Entertainment confirms that Taeyeon currently filmed her comeback track video in the U.S. It added that it is going toexposethe expresstime table for her comeback once the complete thing is confirmed.

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Jun Hyosung joined the remainder of the solid in their first script reading ultimate week. Wanted is a thriller drama about Korea’s best actress whose son is kidnapped, and who will have toapply the kidnapper’s orders on are livingtv to save her son. Kim Ah Joong, Uhm Tae Woong, and Ji Hyun Woo headline the drama.

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According to the Gangnam Police Station, A is beneath suspicion of stealing narcotic painkiller pills from a plastic surgerymedical institution in Seoul on May just 20.

Police say, after A won outpatient remedy at the cosmetic surgical procedure clinic, she stole the painkillers when the nurse left the room for a quick moment. She used to bethereforestuck red-handed after the clinic called the police.