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8.10 - Podcast Review of Episode 10 of Crash Landing On You (CLOY)

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 10 of Crash Landing On You, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Hyun Bin as Ri Jyeong hyeok, Son Ye-jin as Yoon Se-ri, Seo Ji-hye as Seo Dan and Kim Jung-hyun as Gu Seung joon. We discuss: The songs we feature in the recap: Se-ri’s Choice by Nam Hye Seung and Park Sang Hee  and The Hill of Yearning by April 2nd. How Se-ri and Captain Ri have had 5 partings and 5 reunions. In the end, it was easy enough to get Se-ri home since Captain Ri and his men were back at the DMZ. Why Captain Ri asked Gu Seung Jun for help and why Gu Seung Jun decided to help Captain Ri get Se-ri back to Seoul. The Grief Bowl and how the cracked and empty bowl outside the rundown house in the DMZ is a metaphor for how Captain Ri is feeling. How Se-ri gets back to Seoul and takes back her company, but she is clearly a changed person. The amnesia game that Se-ri is playing with her family, but Yoon Se-hyeong is not fooled since he and his wife knew that Se-ri was in North Korea. H
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Podcast Review of Episode 9 of Crash Landing On You (CLOY)

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 9 of Crash Landing On You, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Hyun Bin as Ri Jyeong Hyeok, Son Ye-jin as Yoon Se-ri, Seo Ji-hye as Seo Dan and Kim Jung-hyun as Gu Seung joon. The amazing Ernabel Demillo is back to help us recap and analyze this episode! We discuss: The songs we feature during the recap: My Companion by Nam Hye Seung and Park Sang Hee and All Of My Days by Kim Sejeong. Captain Ri didn’t believe Se-ri when she said she was going home. He was determined to find her! When Captain Ri punched Cho Cheol Gang, it wasn’t very smart, but he was done and he was out of hope. He felt like once again, he had failed to protect someone he loved. The language Se-ri uses when she speaks with Captain Ri’s father. She is very respectful and it’s hard to explain the levels of honorifics in Korean. How Captain Ri’s parents are shocked to find out who Se-ri is, and that she and Captain Ri love each other. How Captain Ri’s men spread the rumor about who

8.8 - Podcast Review of Episode 8 of Crash Landing On You (CLOY)

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 8 of Crash Landing On You, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Hyun Bin as Ri Jyeong hyeok, Son Ye-jin as Yoon Se-ri, Seo Ji-hye as Seo Dan and Kim Jung-hyun as Gu Seung joon. We discuss: The song we featured during the recap: Season of Us by Nam Hye Seung and Park Sang Hee and Time of Jeong Hyeok for Se-ri by Nam Hye Seung and Park Sang Hee. This is the pivotal episode 8 and it ended on such a cliffhanger! How Captain Ri feels compelled to save Se-ri and help her get home. He made a promise to get her home AND this is his penance for failing to protect his brother, Ri Mu Hyeok. He wants to save Se-ri, not so they can be happy together, but so SHE can be safe and happy back in Seoul. Gu Seung jun and Seo Dan are making the same argument: Se-ri should stay away from Captain Ri to keep him safe. Gu Seung jun asks Se-ri to marry him so he can keep her safe and bring her back to South Korea. Even if Se-ri would consider this a fake marriage, he would

8.7 - Podcast Review of Episode 7of Crash Landing On You (CLOY)

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 7 of Crash Landing On You, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Hyun Bin as Ri Jyeong hyeok, Son Ye-jin as Yoon Se-ri, Seo Ji-hye as Seo Dan and Kim Jung-hyun as Gu Seung joon. We discuss: The song we feature during the recap: the regular and orchestral versions of Song For My Brother by Nam Hye Seung and Park Sang Hee. What a joint  lock is, in reference to Joanna talking about joint locks in episode 8.6. Se-ri’s decision to drive to Sariwon Hospital instead of the hospital instead of the airport, and her decision to stay and donate blood to Captain Ri, instead of flying out of the country with the national track team. Why Se-ri made these choices and what Captain Ri now means to her. How Captain Ri, at first furious with Se-ri, softens, kisses Se-ri outside, and even confesses his feelings about Se-ri to Seo Dan. North Korea’s health care system, which the government says is free, but in reality, is in sad shape, and not free. Patients often have

8.6 - Podcast Review of Episode 6 of Crash Landing On You (CLOY)

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 6 of Crash Landing On You, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Hyun Bin as Ri Jyeong hyeok, Son Ye-jin as Yoon Se-ri, Seo Ji-hye as Seo Dan and Kim Jung-hyun as Gu Seung joon. We discuss: The songs we heard during the recap: Here I Am Again by Yerin Baek and Picnic by Nam Hye Seung and Park Sang Hee Our four leads have all met at this point and there are some interesting triangles forming. Gu Seung jun, Se-ri and Captain Ri are each trying to figure out what’s going on, but each is missing key information. Gu Seung jun is hoping to use the fact that Se-ri is in North Korea as his bargaining chip against Yoon Se-hyeung. Little does he realize that his asking Cho Cheol Gang to keep Se-ri in North Korea is putting her in real danger. How all of our research has led us to believe that listening devices are commonplace all over North Korea, especially in places where foreigners congregate. We’re not sure if Seo Dan loves Captain Ri but she is cer

8.5 - Podcast Review of Episode 5 of Crash Landing On You (CLOY)

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 5 of Crash Landing On You, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Hyun Bin as Ri Jyeong hyeok, Son Ye-jin as Yoon Se-ri, Seo Ji-hye as Seo Dan and Kim Jung-hyun as Gu Seung joon. We discuss: The songs we featured in the recap: Sunset by Davichi and My Companion by Nam Hye sung and Park Sang Hee. Captain Ri’s big confession to Se-ri that he has a fiancĂ©e, which of course leads her to deny that she is at all interested in him. The lack of love between Seo Dan and Captain Ri; we wonder if she loves him. How the village women rally around Se-ri when they think she’s been dumped by Captain Ri. Chimaek (fried chicken and beer) vs. dried pollack and beer. The story of Gyeonu and Jiknyeo, which is a story from Korean mythology. Captain Ri driving Seo Dan back to her house and then visiting his parents. How Captain Ri again went out on a limb to protect Se-ri when he asked his father to help him get Se-ri out of the country; the plan is to get her out through