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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.)

'Remember War of the Son' Yoo Seung Ho Unearths Some other Victim

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'Remember War of the Son' Yoo Seung Ho Unearths  Some other Victim

In "Remember - War of the Son" Yoo Seung Ho and Park Min Young searched forsome other victim that wereharmby potential of Nam Goong Min.

On the episode of SBS Wednesday/Thursday drama "Remember - War of the Son" (script Yoon Hyun Ho, director Lee Chang Min, production Trademarks Film) of Feb. 3rd, yet one more victim of Nam Kyu Guy (played by Nam Goong Min) used to be found.

On this day, Lee In Ah (played by Park Min Young) went over to the victim who had been raped by Nam Kyu Man and turned intodriven to be any person who just sought after money. With that, she attemptedto discuss the facts of that day yet the doors to her middle were closed.

Watch: Jo Jung Suk Is Adorable With His Funny English on “Youth Over Flowers”

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Watch: Jo Jung Suk Is Adorable With His Funny English on “Youth Over Flowers”

During the broadcast, Jo Jung Suk, Jung Woo, Jung Sang Hoon, and Kang Ha Neul stopped via a gasoline station to refuel their car. Then again they were unfamiliar with the automobile fueling procedure in Iceland as it was onceother from how it's far done in Korea. Jo Jung Suk then comes to a decisionto head get some lend a hand and asks a stranger outdoor the station, Hey, excuse me, am i in a position toassistance me? The individual then issues to the building, gesturing for him to discoveraid inside. Once he discovered an worker inside, he asked again, Excuse me, can I assist me? Smiling, the employee understood what he becamepronouncing and passed him a fueling card to refuel the car. 

Jo Jung Suks clumsy English brought much laughter to Korean netizens. Probably the most popular comments were: Hahahahahaha his charm is overwhelming hahahaha. Open the door! (means to mention close the door) and An individual cant be perfect~

tvNs Youth Over Flowers airs each and every Friday at 9:45 p.m. KST. Its next commute to Namibia featuring the forged of Answer 1988 will air on February 19.

Watch: “Music Core” 2.6.16: 4Minute, Yoo Seung Woo, GFRIEND, and More

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Watch: “Music Core” 2.6.16: 4Minute, Yoo Seung Woo, GFRIEND, and More

Watch: Tune inwardness 2.6.16: 4Minute, Yoo Seung Woo, GFRIEND, and Morekokoberry February 5, 2016 0 Todays episode of MBCs Music Core functions performances from 4Minute, Yoo Seung Woo, Youngster Top, GFRIEND, Dal Shabet, Ryeowook, IMFACT, Stellar, Legend, Yezi, Street Boyz, Anda, SUS4, Mose, Vromance, and Nop.K.

♬ Center ♡ Attack Degree ♬- Teen Best 『Warning Sign』- 4Minute 『No Love』『Hate』- GFRIEND 『Rough』- Dal Shabet 『Someone like U』- IMFACT 『Lollipop』- Stellar 『Sting』- Legend 『Crush on you』- YEZI 『Cider』- Road Boyz 『Be my love』- Anda 『TAXI』- SUS4 『PICK ME UP』

♬ Sweet♡Sound Stage ♬- RYEOWOOK 『The Little Prince』- YU SEUNGWOO (feat. The maximum important Star) 『Whatever』- Mose (feat. Woman Jane) 『Feel』- VROMANCE 『Already Winter』- Nop.K (feat. Hoon.J) 『CLIMAX』

Heo Chan Mi Talks About Practically Debuting as Girls’ Generation Member on “Produce 101″

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Heo Chan Mi Talks About Practically Debuting as Girls’ Generation Member on “Produce 101″

Heo Chan Mi Talks About Nearly Debuting as Ladies Generation Member on Produce 101ehk38 February 5, 2016 0 Former F-ve Dolls member and present contestant on Mnets Produce 101 Heo Chan Mi talks about her time as a trainee at SM Entertainment.

Meanwhile, Duble Sidekick Entertainments trainee Heo Chan Mi has woncompliment for her skills on Produce 101 as she competes for a place in a lady group. The display airs each and every Friday at 11 p.m. KST.

SONAMOO and B.A.P to look on 'Boss Is Watching' together

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SONAMOO and B.A.P to look on 'Boss Is Watching' together

For the ones of you unfamiliar with the approaching show, it follows the C.E.O of each and every artist's respective corporate every bit they observethe abilitiesand abilities the contributors accept honed. So as to stay their artists alive, the C.E.Os will have to groom and broaden the members so they do notappear to be eliminated.

When SONAMOOwas asked which staff they sought after to overtake, they cheerfully exclaimed, "We wish to rhythm everyone! We wish to exist the winners!"

The lunar new year special is related to bring a spectrum of idol teamsin combination on February the 6th at 8:45 PM (KST) so don't disregardto observe and cheer for yourfavourite groups in corners like skill shows, wrestling, and speed quizzes!

Yoo Jae Suk Will Take Over The Lunar New Year Holiday

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Yoo Jae Suk Will Take Over The Lunar New Year Holiday

Yoo Jae Suk Will Take Over The Lunar New Year Holidayhellohalcyon February 5, 2016 0 Comic Yoo Jae Suk is expected to be very busy throughoutthe approaching Lunar New Year holiday weekend. In keeping with a representative from FNC Entertainment, he's scheduled to look on several otherTelevision networks and take part in a lot ofalternative schedules.

On February 6 and 7, he is expected to list for KBSs SatisfiedIn combination 3 and SBSs Same Bed, The several Dreams. And also on February 7 and 9, he's going to exist filming a advertisement for a new advertisement contract. On February 10, he may be on shoot for JTBCs Sugar Man. And finally, he will bestleisure on February 8 sooner than resuming his busy paintings schedule.

In addition to his busy schedule, he will be shown on broadcast TV on several varied networks duringthe vacation weekend. On February 6, he will seem in MBCs Limitless Challenge for the Meet My Unsightly Friend special and on February 7 he will be on SBSs Running Man. And on February 8 and nine respectively, he will be on air for Same Bed, Different Dreams and Sugar Man.

Video 2d teaser video released for the Korean drama 'Pied Piper'

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"Pied Piper" (2016)Directed by way of Kim Hong-seon-IWritten by Ryoo Yong-jaeNetwork : tvNWith Sin Ha-gyoon, Yoo Joon-sang, Jo Yoon-hee, Jeon Gook-hwan, Kim Jong-soo, Park Seong-geun,...Mon, TueSynopsisIn the days missing communications, the drama suggests the answers to the social conflicts by way of the activities by a negotiation team, who tries to solve complicationsthru talks and conversationtill the finish of the answer even below the tough-and-go circumstances.Broadcast beginning date in Korea : 2016/03/07

Video Added new teaser video and poster for the Korean drama 'Memories'

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"Memories" (2016)Directed by way of Park Chan-hongWritten by Kim Jee-wooNetwork : tvNWith Lee Sung-min, Song Seon-mi, Lee Ki-woo, Junho, Yoon So-hee, Park Jin-hee,...16 episodes - Fri, Sat 20:30SynopsisPark Tae-seok, a legal professionaloperating for a law company is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The drama depicts his lively efforts wantingto be offeringcoverage tothe valuableprice of one's lifestyles and circle of relatives love, whilst his reminiscence starts fading away.Broadcast beginning date in Korea : 2016/03/18

Song Triplets Team Up With Dad One Ultimate Time to organize Marvel for Mom

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Song Triplets Team Up With Dad One Ultimate Time to organize  Marvel for Mom

Song Triplets Team Up With Dad One Final fourth dimensionto organizeWonder for Mother kminjungee February 5, 2016 0 At the finishof nineteen months, thru tears and laughter, the time to mentiongood-bye to Song Il Gook and Daehan, Minguk; and Manse has come. 

The upcoming February 7 broadcast of KBS 2TV’s The Go back of Superman is a Lunar New Year special episode, titled “I Love You, I like You, I Love You,” and may be the last episode featuring Song Il Gook and his sons.

On this day, Song Il Gook, who at first agreed to the displayso as to give his wife a break, remarks that he “wants to spend the last day of filming devoted to Mom, who used to be the catalyst for our appearance,” and selects turning in lunch boxes stuffed with love to his wife, Jung Seung Yeon, as their last mission.

Park Na Rae is willing to surrender her area to invite Kim Soo Hyun on her show

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Park Na Rae is willing to surrender her area to invite Kim Soo Hyun on her show

The hilarious comic stated, "I would love to have Kim Soo Hyunon the show. No, no longer the author Kim Soo Hyun. I would like to dream big. Lets make a superhaving a look program together. I am willing to surrender my space that I have already put a gigantic deposit on and paid a year's hire into."

Fellow comedianLee Kuk Juadded, "I are searching to invite Min Kyung Hoon.I'm willing to shop for him a development in exchange," further adding to the hilarious situation.

Kim Sook crowned off the verbal exchangeby capacity of saying, "I wish to inviteKim Woo Bin. We shoot texts to each and every other yetI would liketo satisfy him in person. I lied, the text messages are one sided."