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4.6 - Episode 6 of 25, 21


Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 6 of 25, 21, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Kim Tae-ri as Na Hee-do and Nam Joo Hyuk as Baek Yi-jin. We discuss:

  • How funny this episode how was

  • How we loved the forward momentum of both Na Hee-do and Baek Yi-jin’s characters

  • Why Baek Yi-jin decided to go back to Seoul, apply to become a reporter, and not sell Na Hee-do that he’s back in Seoul

  • How Na Hee-do got a boyfriend and then broke up with him as a sort of experiment in love

  • How Baek Yi-jin came to Na Hee-do’s rescue once again when he picked her up at the train station, got her to the tournament on time, and helped her get her confidence back

  • The massive worker demonstrations in South Korea in 1999

  • The prominence of the chaebol companies in South Korea

  • The history of the game rock, paper and scissors

  • How we finally learn the story behind the break in friendship between Coach Yang and Na Hee-do’s mom

  • The amazing cinematography in this episode

  • The amazing Nam Joo-hyuk: his background, early start in modeling, rise to fame, awards, and brand ambassadorships

  • How Sung Hee is enjoying The Glory

  • How Joanna finished One Spring Night but found it a real slog to get through

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K Drama Chat is a weekly podcast where we take one Korean (K) Drama each season and and recap and analyze each episode. K Drama Chat is available on Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify and Stitcher.




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