Skip to main content

4.11 - Episode 11 of 25, 21

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 11 of 25, 21, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Kim Tae-ri as Na Hee-do. We discuss:

  • The beautiful songs during our recap: Your World by Hoseung and When We Was Young by Byeon Dong Wook.

  • How the relationship between Na Hee-do and Baek Yi-jin is getting deeper.

  • How Na Hee-do is seeing different sides of Baek Yi-jin, including his life as a student during the concert at the school when Baek Yi-jin wore the school uniform and played Starlight on stage.

  • How Baek Yi-jin is doing the goofy things you do when you’re in love, including lying to Coach Yang to bring Na Hee-do and Ko Yu-rim to the concert, playing game at the stationery store, and using a pink pencil case at work.

  • How this was a great episode for Na Hee-do: she’s in love, she’s got a best friend, and she reconciles with her mom.

  • How Baek Yi-jn is now a full-time sports reporter, covering fencing.

  • How Na Hee-do and Shin Jae-kyung start to reconcile during the death ceremony for Na Hee-do’s dad.

  • Jesa, the ceremony honoring ancestors that is practice in Korea.

  • How Baek Yi-jin is giving Na Hee-do a different perspective on her mom, and helping Moon Ji-woong and Ko Yu-rim get together as a couple.

  • The K Drama elements we saw in this episode: second couple, food, alcohol, clothing, wrist grab, flowers, fireworks.

  • Our favorite lines from this episode.

  • 90s fashion, including sweater vests, chokers, cargo pants, wide pants, crop tops, and scrunchies.

  • The shows we’re watching now, including Weak Hero Class 1, King the Land, and Tune In For Love.

References




### 

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.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

4.14 - Episode 14 of 25, 21

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 5 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: The songs we heard during the recap: Their Friendship by Yoo Jong Hyun and Will by Byon Dong Wook. Ko Yu-rim’s decision to switch her nationality and fence for Russia because of her family’s financial troubles. Coach Yang’s efforts to secure the best deal for Ko Yu-rim and how devoted she is to Na Hee-do and Ko Yu-rim. How Sung Hee blames Baek Yi-jin for not managing the distance between himself and his friends. Now that he’s broken the story of Ko Yu-rim’s move to Russian, he is deeply unhappy and regretful. How the two most important people in Na Hee-do’s life, her mom and Baek Yi-jin, have hurt the third most important person in her life, Ko Yu-rim. We wonder if it would have made a difference if Baek Yi-jin had NOT been the first to break the story; what if he were second or third? How Na Hee-do and Baek Yi-ji as a couple are so di

5.6 - Review of Episode 6 of Mr. Queen

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 6 of Mr. Queen, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Shin Hye-sun as Kim So-yong, Kim Jung-hyun as King Cheojong, Seol In-ah as Jo Hwa-jin, Na In-woo as Kim Byeong-in, and Choi Jin-hyuk as Jang Bong-hwan.  We discuss: The songs we featured during the recap: No Touch by Howl and Venus by Moon Jong-up. How this episode was aptly named Between Understanding and Misunderstanding; there are so many misunderstandings between nearly everyone in the palace, but especially between the King and the Queen. That things are very complicated for Jang Bong-hwan since jumping into the lake clearly won’t bring him back to modern day Korea. When the King saved the Queen from the lake, something changed. The King now wants the Queen to live and he wants to try to understand her. The King and Queen agree to do No Touch but they have very different understandings of what No Touch means. The Jo family tries to depose the Queen but the King shows a different side of his char

6.8 - Review of Episode 8 of Gyeongseong Creature

Today, we’ll be discussing Episode 8 of Gyeongseong Creature, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Park Seo-joon as Jang Tae-sang, Han So-hee as Yoon Chae-ok, Wi Ha-hun as Kwon Jun-taek, Kim Soo-hyun as Lady Maeda, Ji Woo as Myeong-ja, Jo Han-chul as Yoon Joon-won, and Kim Hae-sook as Nawol daek. We discuss: How Jang Tae-sang was able to escape from Ongseong Hospital by getting the better of the Japanese soldier and holding up Lady Maeda to let him leave with her out of the hospital. Lady Maeda’s motivations for nursing Jang Tae-sang back to health. Lady Maeda calling Seishin, the creature, sensei or teacher. Commissioner Ishikawa confronting his wife about what is happening at Ongseong Hospital and what she did to Akiko. How we’re learning that Lady Maeda is the silent power behind what happens in Gyeongseong. How Jang Tae-sang negotiated with Ishikawa for the release of the Bonjeong merchants. How Mr. Gu was tortured and now we understand Mrs. Nawol’s warning about betraying your love