Today, we’ll be discussing Episodes 19 and 20 of Mr. Sunshine, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Lee Byung-hun as Eugene Choi, Kim Tae-ri as Go Ae-shin, Yoo Yeon-Seok as Goo Dong-mae, Kim Min-jung as Kudo Hina, and Byun Yo-han as Kim Hee-sung. We discuss:
The beautiful song Paramour by Kim Sejeong, who is a prominent singer and actress; she is the lead in Business Proposal!
How Ae-shin has lost her grandfather, her family and her home, so now she is going to devote herself to the Righteous Army.
Ae-shin loves Eugene but she is more devoted to Joseon, so she is going to use Eugene, Dong-mae and Hui-seung in the service of Joseon.
Dong-mae’s loyalties are shifting; he wants to protect Ae-shin at any cost. The Musin Society is starting to get suspicious of him.
Major Moore tells Eugene that the picnic is over and sends Eugene back to the US.
Ae-shin finally gets her revenge against Lee Wan-ik, a death that Hina Kudo covers up by killing Dr. Matsuyama and forging a suicide note.
Hina Kudo is a secret agent for Joseon and Lee Jeung-moon is her leader, who has been kidnapped and taken to Japan.
Col. Mori is bent on killing the Righteous Army members, including and especially Ae-shin. He killed Hong Pa, Gunner Jang’s wife, so now Gunner Jang wants to kill him.
The King is in a tough spot. He is in a weak position but he wants to protect his people and country.
The Joseon kings, including the kings who we’ve seen in some of the saeguks, including
King Gojong in Mr Sunshine
King Jeongjo, the prince in Red Sleeve cuff
King Cheoljong in Mr Queen, the King immediately before King Gojong
King Wang So in Scarlet Heart RYEO
Our favorite lines and the K Drama elements in these episodes