Marriage Plot 7

Marriage Plot: Episode 16 (Final)

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Marriage Plot: Episode 16 (Final)

Time to look into the kimchi vat and see how well our batch has fermented. Or how much it didn’t ripen at all. There’s nothing unexpected in this finale and I can safely say that although it’s not the most unique or delicious kimchi I’ve ever tasted, it doesn’t leave a bad taste in my mouth either.FINAL EPISODE RECAPAfter Gun-hee’s departure the kimchi ajumma finds Kang-jae completely dazed and immobilized. “Are you him? The one they say to be Gun-hee’s husband?” But she muses that she must be mistaken since Gun-hee’s husband-to-be wouldn’t stand there looking so lostShe turns to leave but Kang-jae stops her at the last moment to ask for a favor . ... Read more

Marriage Plot: Episode 15

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Marriage Plot: Episode 15

Memories can leave a different taste in our mouths – they can be sweet, salty, or even bitter. Gun-hee searches to rediscover Chinjung’s unique taste while Kang-jae ponders on what it means for kimchi to taste like a memory. Maybe it’s different for everyone or maybe it’s one of the same. If the show keep this pace, we might be in for a great finale.EPISODE 15 RECAPKang-jae chases after her out of the restaurant, calling her name. He pleads that they go back to the old times when they were both rude, didn’t have a care about what other people thought and did as they pleased . ... Read more

Marriage Plot: Episode 14

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Marriage Plot: Episode 14

We’re back and the truth is out. Chinjung is in dire need of a superhero and our leads are finally forced to take matters into their own hands. It’s time to suit up and roll your sleeves ’cause this is going to take a lot of work. Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me, drama. For everyone’s sanity, including mine, let’s brush the previous episode under the rug.SONG OF THE DAYYoon Do-hyun Band (YB), Lee Seung-gi – “I will forget” [ Download ]Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip . ... Read more

Marriage Plot: Episode 13

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Marriage Plot: Episode 13

This series is in need of emergency of an overhaul of storyline being sucked into a stupidity vortex. If lying for the sake of the other person wasn’t enough, then the advice around our main couple sound like a poor greeting card. With three episodes left, the air of this kimchi vat has gone out and this batch is starting to stink. And not in that delicious fermentation way.EPISODE 13 RECAP Concerned by Kang-jae’s declaration that he needs to return home to attend to “family matters,” Gun-hee asks if he has to go, muttering why it had to come up at a time when she needed her boyfriend the most . ... Read more

Marriage Plot: Episode 12

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Marriage Plot: Episode 12

Noble Idiocy? That’s not what I ordered. Why are you coming and ruining my kimchi? Wait, is this even about kimchi anymore?EPISODE 12 RECAPThe boardinghouse throws Kang-jae a birthday surprise of confetti and cake the next morning. Hey Mom, I think the bomb that Dad killed off the father of your children officially makes it the worst birthday gift ever.Kang-jae covers up his dampened mood with his usual bravado that he’s never been surprised before . ... Read more

Marriage Plot: Episode 11

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Marriage Plot: Episode 11

Our couple finally gets to express their feelings for each other with lots of cute coupleified moments. Hidden truths start to emerge and wedge themselves into the budding relationship. From Cloud 9, you can start to see the edge of the oncoming storm on the horizon.EPISODE 11 RECAPKang-jae’s face grows more concerned, nervousness washes over his face as he continues to call. He stammers, “If you pick up in 3 rings, then I’ll pretend that you came to me . ... Read more

Marriage Plot: Episode 10

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Marriage Plot: Episode 10

He’s thankful, however, that she did call him when she needed helpAt the same time, Dad enjoys some kimchi with makgulli with the general manager, recounting his love for it as well ” So she’ll just hang around and waitNo… it doesn’t matter if I am Kang-jae insists if he can tag along – he’ll just hang back like a shadowIn a moment  of uncontrolled rage, she throws down her food tray in front of the ajumma citing that it’s unsanitary . ... Read more

Marriage Plot: Episode 9

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Marriage Plot: Episode 9

He cups her face in his hands and pulls his hands away the next momentHer mind fills with random concerns like his health, or the awkward silence Staring straight at her, he tells her that she needn’t be afraid of the dark anymore because they can walk home hand-in-hand The sticker chart looms over her head and Kang-jae catches her looking at it every spare moment Not yet willing to give in, she smiles, “But you survived because of itShe comes clean that she didn’t find the answer, wondering aloud if this was all she was capable of . ... Read more

Marriage Plot: Episode 8

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Marriage Plot: Episode 8

Dad chides him for his casual Hawaiian attireGun-hee’s in no mood to play however, but she hesitates thinking about that stale scentWhich is when she sends her knee straight into his family jewelsShe then lets out a small squeal of excitement, having discovered what might be the answer to their kimchi problemSo even if you chase me out, I won’t leaveEven if it took an Instant Cold to do it . ... Read more

Marriage Plot: Episode 7

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Marriage Plot: Episode 7

He tests it out, remarking that she’s a red light so he better stopHe gets offended but then tells her isn’t it better to have a stalker since she’s lonely? Or why else would she go see her first love?SMACKHe gets offended but then tells her isn’t it better to have a stalker since she’s lonely? Or why else would she go see her first love?SMACKHanding it back to him, she asks how he found her hereHe suggests then that they be squished or even sssmmmuusshhedd together insteadIt’s Sunday and Gun-hee blurts in shock that it seems so sudden . ... Read more