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  • Angry Mom Drama


When Jo Kang Ja attended high school, she was notorious for fighting. She gave birth to her daughter Oh Ah Ran in her late teens and became more responsible. Her daughter Oh Ah Ran is now a high school student, but Oh Ah Ran is bullied at school. Jo Kang Ja decides to go back to high school to protect her daughter. Jo Kang Ja becomes a high school student again.

Broadcast network : MBC
Episodes : 16
Genre : Family, School
Air time : Wednesday and Thursday 22:00
Broadcast period : 2015-March-18 to 2015-May-07
 

  • Bad Guys


To be able to overcome the increase in violent crime, the police chief ordered detective Oh Goo Tak in order to create a team consisting of criminals. Currently detective Oh Goo Tak was getting suspended by the police in using more force. Then, detective Oh Goo Tak gather some people consisting of killers and gangster to be the member of team immediately. In this team, also joined the police inspector Yoo Mi Young.

Broadcast network : OCN
Episodes : 11
Genre : crime, action, thriller
Air time : Saturday 22:00
Broadcast period : 2014-October-04 to 2014-December-13
 

  • Birth of a Beauty

A large company has a heir named Han Tae Hee. Psychological shock experienced by Han Tae Hee and it makes him suffering broken heart syndrome. Han Tae Hee really wants the woman he loves back to him. To get back the woman he loves, he changed a Sa Geum Ran who has overweight and absolutely not interesting to be a beautiful girl Sara. And then, Han Tae Hee fall in love with Sara during this process.

Broadcast network : SBS
Episodes : 21
Genre : romance, comedy
Air time : Saturday and Sunday 21:55
Broadcast period : 2014-November-01 to 2015-January-11

  • Dr. Frost:

Broadcast network : OCN
Episodes : 10
Genre : crime, thriller
Air time : Sunday 23:00
Broadcast period : 2014-November-23 to 2015-February-01
Dr. Frost drama tells the story of a man named Baek Nam Bong who has a high intelligence (genius). He became a professor in psychology when he was still relatively young. Baek Nam Bong known as Dr. Frost. When Baek Nam Bong was a child, he suffered an injury. Consequently, he became less sensitive and very difficult to be sympathetic to others. He uses his deductive reasoning to help procedural teams both officially and unofficially to solve crimes on the side. Then, Baek Nam Bong works along with Yoon Sung Ah ( a teaching assistant ) at the counseling center. They work together to provide assistance to the people who come to the counseling center.
 

Drama with eng sub air this week:

Blue Bird’s House EP 27
Falling for Innocence EP 15
Jingbirok EP 29
Infinity Challenge EP 429
Running Man EP 248
Divorce Lawyer in Love EP 11
Missing Noir M EP 9
Make a Woman Cry EP 11
I Can See Your Voice EP 13
Orange Marmalade EP 3
Flower of the Queen EP 21
The Return of Superman EP 83
Ex-Girlfriend Club EP 5
We Got Married EP 273
My Unfortunate Boyfriend EP 13
Producer EP 3

 

 
 
 

 

  • TV serie recap : The Flash 1x15 : review episode  "Out Of Time

I was on the edge of my seat during the last five minutes. I can't believe that so much happened in such a limited amount of time. Flash keeps getting better with each episode. Last night's episode deserves a A without a doubt! The actors really bring the characters to life. Flash is my new favorite super hero, sorry Superman!
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As usual, I watched The Flash and then watched Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The quality disparity is simply astounding. The Flash is happy to take risks and do interesting things, perfectly ready to unravel mysteries for the viewers and keep us in suspense on when the characters will finally unravel them too. Even with the retcon that's about to happen because of Barry traveling back in time, the fact that they were willing to say "here are the stakes if Barry doesn't change things" still keeps us in suspense.
AoS, on the other hand, expects us to give a crap that Agent May was married and Coulson's dad was a history teacher. I just . . . ugh. DO SOMETHING ALREADY!
I still watch AoS week to week, and I'm still a Marvel over a DC (avatar notwithstanding), but until Daredevil hits, DC is leagues ahead in the television department (pun intended). Last night's Flash episode secured their standing in a big, big way.
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    Agreed. The fact the Daredevil showrunners actually said they wanted to mimic the tone of Arrow gives me a lot of hope. (Then again, they also said they wanted to mimic the tone of the Wire, which made me want to punch them in the face. You do NOT drop the "W" word like it's nothing, particularly when you're talking about a fucking superhero show).
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    There's not really any suspense. None of those big things are going to happen again. I guarantee it. And the only thing that will remain is that Barry knows Iris loves him now. Which will inevitably lead to him fucking it up next episode so more crap love triangle drama!
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    Couldn't agree more. The Mrs. and I flipped over to S.H.I.E.L.D. afterward and could only take about 20 minutes of it. We both love the Marvel films (mostly), but it just doesn't do it for us as a serialized show.
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    People keep saying that this episode of Flash was bold, but it really wasn't. By erasing your story and only leaving a bad love triangle as a follow up it's far from being brave.
    And I enjoyed May's backstory with her husband. It was a good way of highlighting her character while keeping it integral to the plot.
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So does this mean in the next episode there are going to be two Barry's?
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    Good question. It seemed like they merged there at the end, but I'm not sure how that makes any sense. Barry #2 came to a stop right where Barry #1 did. So did he do this a millisecond later?
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        Ah that's right. They did merge. Maybe that's for the best. Having two Barry's running around might be too silly.
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I really love how The Flash and Arrow have been using cast members from the show Spartacus. So far we have Slade Wilson (Crixus), Amanda Waller (Naevia), Captain Boomerang (Ashur), and now Spartacus himself as the newest Weather Wizard.
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    you're forgetting Katrina Law's Nyssa.
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        How could anyone ever forget Katrina Law?
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        Oh my god you're right, I totally forgot she was on Spartacus too as Mira! The creators of Arrow/Flash must really have liked the show Spartacus, I can't see this as being some huge coincidence.
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The tsunami wasn't going to kill the Weather Wizard. He launched the tsunami from the opposite shore of what I assume appears to be a really wide river or lake (or maybe a bay?).. That's why they needed binoculars to see Barry and Iris, and they showed both shores.
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    Exactly. Not sure why the reviewer thought Weather Wizard was going to die.
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They better do time travel right. Have a clear set of rules set out from the beginning that never change. Otherwise it'll contract what can only accurately be called "Heroes Syndrome" and I don't think anyone wants that.
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    As I'm positive Cisco does not stay dead, the past can clearly be changed, so they're doing Back to the Future rules.
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        It's already getting kinda complicated though. , why did Future Barry replace Past Barry now but when he goes back to save his mother Future Future Barry didn't replace Kid Barry? Do they both have to be The Flash for them to replace each other? Or is it a matter of how far back he goes? Can he ever interact with himself, Flash and Flash? Ect, ect. As long as the writers keep the rules consistent we'll be fine. It's when they forget them that everything becomes a giant clusterfuck.
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            That would be fucking hilarious. "Mom, I saved you! I'm also in my mid-twenties now!"
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So now that Barry knows that Iris loves him I have a feeling that he's going to confront her about that in the next episode and Eddie's going to overhear it, hence Eddie punching Barry. Right?
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    That was my thought too.
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        And on top of that since Iris hasn't arrived at that place emotionally herself she's probably going to deny it to Barry which is really just a lame excuse for the writers to draw out this tedious will they or won't they storyline that nobody gives a hooey about.
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            Eh, I discovered last night, that between Linda Park and Iris West, I'd rather Barry end up with Iris West because Linda Park overall has been portrayed as a pretty unpleasant person.
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                it's funny though because Linda is actually in the right to be annoyed by Barry.
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                    Probably so, but she's been grumpy, off-putting and borderline mean, while Iris has generally been nice, sweet, and overall tv drama appealing. I can't help it. They're just written that way.
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                        while Iris has generally been nice, sweet, and overall tv drama appealing. I can't help it. They're just written that way.
                        What's killing me is that Iris has been getting sweeter and cuter and downright sexier the more Barry gets into another relationship... and you know what? I just heard what I just said.
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                Yeah, that's called "semi-mediocre writers propping up the unpopular "one true love" by making the competition look awful". AKA what happens to every show where the fans end up not liking the chosen one as much as the writers do.
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                    I don't disagree. I wish the Flash actor and the Iris actress had a little more palpable chemistry too. I just think that, given the choice between the two, I'd rather see the Iris actress be nice and smile all the time than the Linda actress scowl and be suspicious all the time. I don't think we're going to be offered much of an in-between and the Iris/Barry match is canon anyway.
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                Really? I like Linda a lot. No bullshit, honest, to the point. She's light years better than Iris.
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                Really? I feel that Iris has been the one that's come across as pretty unpleasant. She's the one sabotaging her friend's relationship (who she's rejected already), while flirting with him on a date with her own boyfriend she lives with.
                Iris is just the unlucky girl to be caught up in this mess
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            It's the CW. Tedious love triangles for at least the first season are in the all the shows' contracts.
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                Indeed.
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                It's also based off a superhero comic, which most people forget, are basically soap operas with super powers.
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                    Though the Flash less than most when it comes to romance. Barry was married to Iris till death did they part. (Twice, because yeah, comics.) Wally played around for a while, but once he finalized things with Linda that was pretty much that. And Jay was with Joan from the day criminal carelessness in a chemistry lab gave him superpowers down to the 21st century.
                    (I miss solid couples in superhero comics. Ralph and Sue Dibny, Peter Parker and Mary Jane... tell me that Barda and Scott Free are at least together in the New 52.)
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                Except Supernatural. Still waiting for the brothers to fight over a woman. Or a demoness. Or whatever.
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                    Supernatural's is between Sam, Dean, and their car.
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                        It's a love affair, mainly jesus and my hot rod.
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    I suspect that's the cafe scene that's been in some of the multi-episode previews, where Barry tells Iris that he knows she's been thinking about him (which actually sounds incredibly creepy if we didn't know she'd already told him in her now non-existant timeline - actually, it sounds creepy anyway).
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So, what happened to the "Wizard's Wand"? Why didn't Joe take it with him?
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    Because Joe was not exactly firing on all cylinders last night, mainly due to shock at his captain's sudden state and fear for his kids. Deciding to take on Weather Wizard alone with no assistance from the only metahuman he knows or support from the only people who know about metahumans he knows isn't really a decision Joe would normally make.
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If they use time-travel to retcon/undo all of this ACTUAL PROGRESS, then I'm going to be really irritated. Don't do something this big if you're not going to stick with it.
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    Really? I was pissed that they were burning so damn much plot in a sloppy mess of an episode, until they rolled it back in that last time-travel loop reveal. Although I can't see how we're not supposed to take the Eobard Thawne reveal as gospel given he was monologing at a dead man, and I'm not exactly sure how that jibes with Wells' previous cultivation of Barry. He hasn't been acting like he's simply trying to make him "faster" - the business with the newspapers of the future seem more like trying to keep him on the heroic track.
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        But that's the thing. He was monologuing at a dead man. What would his motivation for lying be?
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            That's why I was irate - it's clear this is his plot by writerly diktat, but it doesn't line up with his behavior in previous episodes when nobody else was watching. Also, his dastardly plot is too baldfaced and boring for me to embrace it. The story I *thought* they were telling would have been cooler. But then, that may just be me watching the show I want to see.
            Sigh.
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    Well prepare to be irritated then.
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        I know, right?
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    Time travel is awesome. And this isn't Game of Thrones. Happy endings are allowed.
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Luckily, Barry's going back in time to put an end to all this nonsense, otherwise we'd never get to see Cisco's debut as the world's first breakdancing superhero.
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    THAT'S TIGHT!
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    You say that sarcastically. Me, I'm hoping they manage to work the rest of JL Detroit into this.
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This was the greatest pairing of Cisco and Thawne since 1999!
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    Let me see your Thawne Thaw Tha tha Thawwwne
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    ...I'm disappointed in myself for watching all of this.
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    I know what that link is and nope nope nooope, that shit stays in 9th grade where it belongs.
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I'm not sure who is hurting more from the Wells gutpunch - me or Cisco. I knew that Cisco was dead as soon as Wells showed up but damn, that execution hurt.
First 30 minutes: "This is OK."
Last 10 minutes: "Goddamn, SEASON FINALE TIME! It has to be!"
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    And the best part of this show is that it's not the season finale, but just a random episode in March.
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        Is "sweeps week" still a thing that tv channels do? That's a March thing, right?
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    Last 15 seconds: "Oh, time travel reversed it all. Never mind"
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Well played, DC. Well played.
(Note to self: keep a close eye on that silver-haired enhanced human I'm manipulating helping out.)
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    You mean the one made of cardboard? I'd be more worried about his sister. You know, the one played by someone who can actually give an interesting performance.
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        As long as Whedon didn't give her the power to alter reality, I'll be content to admire the most talented Olsen sister's...acting chops.
        EDIT: suggestive ellipsis.
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            I'll be content to admire the most talented Olsen sister's acting chops.
            And figure. She's crazy hot.
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            Shouldn't Gwyneth Paltrow be more your type? I'm just saying.
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            EDIT: suggestive ellipsis.
            I approve.
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  • Better Call Saul: "S01E06" Season 1 Episode 6 - Five-O

It's funny, every week with Jimmy, whenever he interacts with Mike, my face lights up. Then this week when Jimmy appeared, my face lit up. Just get these crazy kids together already!
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I enjoyed watching the 106 encore. Knowing how it was going to end made me understand more of what was going on. Also gave new insight in his joking to Jimmy, "You've restored my faith in the judicial system."
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Now that I know more about Mike and his story and where he's come from all I can really say is: Fuck you, Walt. And Mike died for nothing, which makes it even worse.
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    Mike and Walt are the same: two egotistical criminals who wanted to leave all their money to some kid, but who really did it because they were good at being criminals and enjoyed being so good at what they do. The only real differences are they are experts at different aspects of being criminals, and Mike was a criminal for a much, much longer time than Walt, so he was more self aware, and better at manipulating people. He hated listening to Walt so much because he saw the similarities himself, so Walt made Mike feel like garbage.
    The fans love Mike and hate Walt because we get to see so much of Walt and how his behavior and bullshit affect everyone, but we only see Mike doing cool things. I hope Better Call Saul helps people see who Mike really is: another person hoarding blood money and ruining lives.
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This review has it exactly wrong: this was the smartest and cleverest episode yet.
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    Bingo. Exactly. I'm absolutely baffled by the B grade.
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        One of the most ingenious hours of TV I've ever seen.
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            Word. Up. (Fist bumps)
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        The reviewer Gave the grade as an attempt at a scale assuming no knowledge of BB. She obviously liked the episide and the "real" grade is A-:
        "wish I could give two grades to this episode, one for experts and one for newbies, Game of Thrones style. For Breaking Bad fans, it’s an A-."
        AV club "grades" are not always a direct representation of good<->bad. Best to take the grade as a throwaway bonus and use the whole article for the meat of the review and what they're trying to say.
        And fwiw I'm not saying that's good or bad but if you're going to read AVClub you do need to keep that in mind or there will be a lot more confusion since they frequently do unconventional "grades" . YMMV
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    The review says it was a B because it's the first episode that might fall flat for non Breaking Bad fans. But the reviewer clearly loved the episode.
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        I quibble even with the A-. And I question the strength of the writer's imagination to guess what it would be like experiencing the show AS IF she had never seen it. I don't remember the Empire Strikes Back being reviewed this way. Call it as you see it, Ms. Bowman, not as you think others might see it.
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            I don't disagree, just saying why she said she gave it a B. I loved the episode, was not familiar with the characters prior to the premiere, but have been binge watching Breaking Bad ever since. I still have the final season ahead of me, so I don't know how Mike's story plays out but I think Banks has always been the kind of actor who can make you want to know "what his deal with" as soon as he appears on screen.
            Just watching his "over it" faces whenever Jimmy pulled up made you want to know why a guy like that had such a dead end job.
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        What if you've never seen Breaking Bad but still kind of wanted to know what the deal with Mike was?
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            I agree with this. One scene with Banks and you're like "What's up with the parking attendant?" He clearly wasn't there for lack of better opportunities. I'm just taking her at her word that that's why she gave it a B.
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            Exactly. As I said elsewhere, I wanted to see much more of Mike the moment he appeared on-screen in Breaking Bad, even if my love of him grew over the course of the rest of the series. I have a soft spot for sarcastic, weary badasses, and Jonathan Banks plays the role perfectly.
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I just need to know one thing: was Mike faking being that piss-faced drunk in and after the bar? Cause while that was an amazing turn to get the confession out of the cops, he is typical Mike-sober the second the camera made that turn.
It doesn't affect my sheer unbridled enjoyment of the show, it's just bugging me due to the fact that they went out of their way to make it _seem_ like he was that shitty. I felt it; many times in my life have i heard "Hold On Loosely" very tinny while slumped over on a bar.
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    Short answer: yes
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    He was pretending to be drunk. He didn't actually have that much to drink
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        In that case why did the barman, who would've been the best placed to know, repeatedly offer to get him home due to his booze levels?
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            He may have not been aware he wasn't finishing his drinks or didn't know that an earlier bartender had been just giving him ginger ale. It does't really matter.
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                Yeah. And the amount of drinks a person has is secondary to how they handle their alcohol - which varies from person to person, and even then, from day-to-day for every person. So when he saw that Mike was about three seconds from falling over and slurring the words to "Danny Boy," he thought, 'Yep, Mike is done for the night.'
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    Yeah, I think he was faking it that whole time. He had been planning it for a while. I think the "Hold on Loosely" scene was kind of a red herring. It was intended to make it seem like he was totally slammered, but I think that was it really was was adrenaline/anticipation/that "tunnel" that can happen during dramatic/significant life events - its very similar to being drunk, IMHO - because this was the night that he was finally going to pull the literal and proverbial trigger on his plan.
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        Thaaaaaank you, i figured this was the most reasonable explanation to that whole sequence, I just had to hear it from someone else. red herring is a perfect way to describe that
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this episode was BORRRRINNGGG!! It was also poorly acted and written like a cheezy soap! I'm giving this show the benefit of the doubt due to the pedigree, however a couple more weeks like this and I'm going to start hating on it....
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    Here come the trolls, looking for food. "Don't feed them." Haha.
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        I started to type a response.... and then stopped myself.
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            What troll?? It's trolling to give my opinion?? Trust me when I troll you will know it!
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                Wow, you're boring, too.
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                    Oops, just broke my own rule...
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                        ... and now you are the one trolling
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                            I know you are, but what am I. OK, I'm out. Just bored myself to death.
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                                if only that were true....
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                    No "too". Rahduke is boring. That's it.
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                        I know you have your thumb up that dogs ass
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                            That's how you express the glands, silly. Don't you know anything?
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I love how when he finally explained to his daughter in law what happened to his son and who killed him, she asked, "What happened to them?" "You know what happened to them." Fucking awesome.
We all knew Mike had an awesome backstory. Any episode that would center on his backstory could have easily been disappointing. This was like...the opposite of disappointing.
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I still want Lydia to have a spin-off. Gus can get involved with that one, with Mike making occasional appearances.
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    Yeah, Lydia was quite interesting. There was a lot going on with her.
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        Lydia had a lot of backstory that was only vaguely hinted at. I'd like to see more of Lydia's career at Madrigal. Madrigal looked like an environment that could be built up to support a new show.
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            Is it ever mentioned where Lydia's branch of Madrigal was located? Jesse mentioned driving several hours to get to her, and yet she's at least a weekly fixture of Albuquerque. I always found that a little confusing.
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                She lived in Houston.
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Of course AV Club only gives this episode a B. It gets a little irritating having AV Club being the "contrarian" all the time. "Oh, most people liked this episode? What if I told everyone it was only so-so That would make me look really smart."
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    I don't think she was doing it to be contrarian. It was clear she loved the episode. Then she invented a hypothetical person who hadn't seen BrBa, and assumed that person wouldn't like it as much, so she gave it a "B."
    I honestly can't tell if that's better or worse than just being contrarian for the sake of being contrarian.
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    Since when is a very qualified "B'' surrounded by gushing praise irritating contrarianism?
    It's almost like the reviewer isn't simply assuming the show is amazeballs based on its legacy, but judging it on a case-by-case basis. Such bias!
    I expect this letter/number grade pedantry and hostile fanboyism from IGN and Youtube. Be better, AVClub.
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        She's not taking it on a case-by-case basis, though. She's actually using the show's legacy to give it a worse grade because reasons..that's the irritating part.
        In a vaccum, this was a great episode of television.
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            You state that last sentence like a fact.
            In a vacuum, I can see someone wondering, "Erm, why is the deadpan toll booth guy getting his very own episode this early in the show?"
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                yeah, and at the end of the show you say "Oh, that's why...what a fascinating, well acted, and brilliantly directed hour of television. I can't wait to see more of this deep and layered character over the rest of this season."
                You didn't need to know or care about Mike before this episode to come to that conclusion by the end of the episode, that's the whole point. Every other prestige drama starts inserting characters backstories into the plot, but they're not dinged for some viewers having knowledge or relationship of a character beforehand.
                You're being unfair to both the show and this hypothetical viewer.
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                    Can an episode not be "fascinating, well-acted, and brilliantly directed" AND jarring for how out of place it is/ seems?
                    Extreme example, but imagine an episode structured like The Wire slipped into The Walking Dead. Now, I'm sure it'd be a satisfying hour of television on its own and better than the usual Walking Dead fare, but its inclusion might feel a bit dubious in the context of the whole (season-wise).
                    My point, I won't speak for Donna anymore, is that it's easy to lose focus for a seasonal arc when you start letting side characters hog the spotlight for entire episodes.
                    Not knowing whether that fear is ultimately justified is the cost of viewing an episode a week...
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                        Further downthread, someone made a great analogy to the "Walkabout" episode of Lost, which was also the fourth episode of the series. They devoted the entire thing to John Locke, a character who at best had been as featured as Mike has been so far in BCS. Was anyone "jarred at how out of place it seemed?" No, we were all too busy being impressed by what a good episode of television it ended up being.
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                        I agree with your opening sentence. I felt this was exactly the case. The speech at the end alone was worth it. But it felt... off..., for the series.
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                I'd agree if it were any other actor than Jonathan Banks. He's probably one of the premiere "Hey! It's that guy!" guys. You see him pop up on a show and you know he's not a one-off character. He's going to factor into the main story.
                So not having watched any Breaking Bad episode save the Better Call Saul one, as soon as he showed up in the parking booth in the premiere I knew he was a major character who had more going on than being a parking attendant.
                I've since watched most of the series and have a better idea of who Mike is, but just from the premiere he was set up to be the "man of mystery."
                I guess they could have saved his story for later on in the season, but by then they'd be into the meat of the story arc.Right now they're segueing from set up to action. I think it made sense here.
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                It's not early in the season, we are in mid season and it's usually a good time to flesh out the secondary characters.
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    It was good and I love Mike (give him an Emmy this time for this) but it wasn't very "Saul". I'd agree with the B on that grounds.
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Much like season 2 of walking dead, mindless fanboys/girls of breaking bad are fawning all over this show because they think Gilligan and CO can do now wrong. Guess what boys and girls? This show is meandering it's way to obscurity! Any objective critic would laugh at some of the stilted dialogue and acting in this weeks episode, the story telling trope of unfolding the plot over the length of the episode has been done to death at this point with infinitely more skill by several other shows and of course by BB in the past. I'm not saying this show can't turn it around Bob is great and the potential is there, however thus far BCS has not found solid footing, it's slip sliding around like Slippin Jimmy in cicero.
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    Don't, just don't compare this show to The Walking Dead.
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        As a TWD comic fanboy and tv series apologise I concur one hundred percent. The comparison only goes to sully the taste buds.
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    0% of this post made sense. My favorite part was " the story telling trope of unfolding the plot over the length of the episode has been done to death at this point." That's not a story telling trope. That's storytelling.
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        I'm on his side in regard to being a contrarian ass against this show on principle and even I found myself asking, "What is this idiot talking about?"
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        yeaaaaaa learn some basic vocab Skull Kid. Trope - "The term trope derives from the Greek τρόπος (tropos), "turn, direction, way", derived from the verb τρέπειν (trepein), "to turn, to direct, to alter, to change"
        So what I'm saying (quite clearly) is the WAY the story is told in this episode has been done to death and much more skillfully by many other shows including breaking bad.
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            Well, you sure showed ME which one of us knows what a trope is.
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        No, it's the storytelling trope called "telling the story." Duh.
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        I was about to say the same thing. 'Oh, and what about that whole causality cliche? One thing happening after another, and being influenced by what came before? Linear time? Give me a break!'
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    Who fawned over season 2 of Walking Dead?
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        That's my question! Everyone was bored as hell.
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    You literally post the same thing in here every week, talk about meandering your way to obscurity.
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        Do I? Have I become a disgruntled old man shaking my fist at all the new TV shows? Maybe...hmmm this gives me a lot to think about
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    How sad you are, how lonely.
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        right, because I have an opinion and I share it with the class that makes me sad and lonely...that makes sense. Can anyone objectively say season 2 of walking dead was good? No I don't think that is possible, yet if you go back and read reviews and comments by people such as yourself you will find people straining very hard to give positive reviews and gloss over its "flaws". I'm not saying BCS is that bad yet (it definitely is not) but it's certainly not living up to its pedigree....SORRY!
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            I always said Season 2 of TWD was horrible. Does that mean I'm allowed to think that BCS is good? Is my opinion valid now?
            Also, I don't think you're SORRY! at all.
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    Please e-mail your criticisms directly to Vince Gilligan. I'm sure he'll be just as interested as we are.
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If you know and love BB this episode is amazing, it's still good if you don't know BB but if you just look up Mikes character and get the jist of his plot in BB this ep would make more sense.
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I'm a fan of BB but I haven't watched the series in a while.
Did Saul and Mike have any contact when Mike was introduced in BB or was it strictly through Walt? Because if Saul & Mike knew each other in 2002 I think it's a funny coincidence that Walt would hire Saul and then have Mike work with him.
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    mike was introduced as sauls PI
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        Thanks
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            Yeah. And while I'm sure they just moved Mike over to Gus' employ as an excuse to have more Jonathan Banks, it tracks that his main source of income ended up being Gus Fring, but he nevertheless has history with Saul, and does some work for him on the side. A weird sense of loyalty, you know? They have seen some shit together - shit we are seeing unfold right now.
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Do cops regularly drink in uniform? I thought that was a no-no.
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    Lots of things those cops were doing was a "no-no," drinking in uniform feels like the lowest item on the priority order.
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        True, but all the other seedy things they were doing were in private. It was just weird to see a cop in uniform throwing back a few Yuenglings. BTW, great work by the prop guy on the show to have them drinking the local lager.
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            Yeah I noticed that too...These are the types of shows that don't mince on the details like that...
            Which reminds me, someone was on here last week talking about how they "goofed" and his DILs car had 2012 registration stickers on them...well, they showed that scene again in the preiously on...she had two stickers one that had an 02 on the left side and a 12 on the right side, and then one below that that had a 02 on the left side and a 6 on the right side.
            Knowing nothing of the New Mexico DMV, I'm assuming that these aren't two registration/inspection stickers that expire in 2012 and 2006 respectively. I imagine that one is registration and one is saftey and they expire in december and June of 2002 respectively. But, I could be wrong.
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            See, that's what throws me. Don't skimp on the blink-and-you'll-miss-it local beer reference, but cops drive their cruisers to the bar to drink in uniform, and Kaylee Ehrmantraut is not as young as she should be.
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    Yeah, that threw me a bit too. Then again, it's Philly.
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There's an Emmy in Mike somewhere.
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    that's just gross
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        Emmy Rossum?
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Saw an insight in a comment on the NYT's recap of BCS that I hadn't considered or seen expressed elsewhere. I wanted to think about it more so I'm reposting here:
    Mike's past makes his relationship with Jesse that much more poignant.
I think we all saw the Mike and Jesse relationship as having a father-son aspect, with the kernel of that relationship being based in Jesse, in his vast and pained need for love and acceptance.. And of course, we know more of the Jesse character and backstory, so the motivation for Mike giving counsel and guidance seems less driven by Mike's need and more an act of both practicality and kindness – but with nothing in particular in it for Mike.
Seeing that relationship now, through Mike's history with his son, shifts it completely. When Jesse is seen as an unnecessary risk by Fring and is in danger of being bumped off, Mike intervenes. He sees something in Jesse. He understands Jesse. But Mike doesn't see Jesse as a surrogate son even as Mike takes the role of surrogate father. Mike is able to father again, to give guidance and instruct. And somewhere inside that bruised exterior, some wound is salved.
Or something. . . .
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    Mike didn't intervene he wanted to kill Jesse. Gus put them together to split up Jesse and Walt and make Jesse feel like he was useful. Mike didn't understand at first but grew to like him.
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        Ok. . .maybe I make stuff up ;-)
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            It still works, though, in that as Mike gets to know Jesse, he starts to see what Walt sees in the kid (and let's not forget that Jesse was something of a surrogate son for Walt - poor, poor Walt, Jr. was left out in the cold). And that's when that bonding starts to take place, and Mike gets pretty protective of him.
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