This Month On Patreon: August 2021

Hi everyone! It’s already time for my August edition of This Month On Patreon! Time just flies by, doesn’t it?

This is my monthly post on:

1. What’s happening on Patreon in a given month,

2. Exactly when you can expect to see various Patreon-related reviews in the month,

3. What shows I’m considering for coverage on Patreon, to replace shows that have completed their cycles, and

4. What you can expect, as a patron.

I hope you guys find this helpful &/or informative, and I hope you’ll consider supporting me on Patreon! ❤️

Click here to go directly to my Patreon page!

Why I’m on Patreon

My work has been on hold for more than a year now, because of the pandemic, and this is my way of trying to create a viable alternative source of income. As it stands right now, it’s murky and uncertain, whether work can resume for me, and if so, when that might happen.

I love this blog and if I had to switch careers, I would most likely have to quit blogging (those of you who’ve blogged before, or are still blogging now, would know what I mean when I say that blogging takes up a LOT of time 😅). Rather than quit the blog, I decided to try blogging full-time, and that’s where Patreon – and everyone who values what I do on this blog – comes in.

I am very grateful for all the support that has already been given (thank you to all my existing patrons, you guys are the best! 😘). At the same time, the amount raised each month isn’t quite enough to cover my living expenses, and is still quite far from being a proper income, which is why I do hope that my Patreon page will be able to continue growing.

If you value the work that I do here on the blog, please consider supporting my work on Patreon. ❤️

Psst! If you’re curious about the nuts and bolts of the work that goes into maintaining this blog, I’ve got a Dear kfangurl post coming out tomorrow, about this very topic, so do look out for that! Update: Post is here!

Shows currently covered on Patreon + their tiers

Adblocker Tier (US$1): Mad For Each Other

Early Access (US$5): +Bossam

Early Access Plus (US$10): +The Devil Judge

VIP (US$15): +My Roommate is a Gumiho

VVIP (US$20): +Hospital Playlist 2

Ultimate (US$25): +Racket Boys

* Just to be clear, the tier benefits are cumulative, so if you sign up for the Ultimate tier, you wouldn’t only receive episode notes for Racket Boys, you’d receive episodes notes for all the other shows as well!

* I publish one set of episode notes each day, so each show’s episode notes will publish once in 5 days, since I currently cover 5 shows on Patreon. For example, The Devil Judge E6 will post today (1 August 2021), and The Devil Judge E7 will post in another 5 days, on 6 August 2021.

* For an actual example of episode notes, you can go here. 😊 It’s my E1 notes for She Would Never Know, a show which I loved, which I hope more folks would give a try. If you haven’t watched it, and your drama taste is like mine, please consider checking it out!

When Patreon-related reviews will post this month

This month, only one of the shows I’m covering on Patreon will finish its cycle. Here’s when you can expect to see the review:

Racket Boys: 24 August 2021

Do stay tuned for it! 😃

Replacement shows I’m considering

This isn’t yet cast in stone, because I’d need to check out the shows to make sure I like them enough to cover them on Patreon, but here are the ones that I’m considering:

Racket Boys: possibly to be replaced by You Are My Spring

Other back-up shows I have in mind (in case the shortlisted show doesn’t make my cut): The Road, On The Verge Of Insanity, The Rational Life (China).

If you have other great shows to suggest, do let me know in the comments! Please do remember to bear in mind their airing schedules, though.

For example, I would have liked to include Hometown Cha Cha Cha as one of the potential replacement shows, but it only starts airing on 28 August 2021. I’ll definitely be putting it into the pool of shows for September, though!

Patreon Highlights

If you’re new to my Patreon page, here are a handful of things you might like to know:

1. ALL tiers receive my episode 1 notes for any show that I’m covering on Patreon. 

Therefore, if you’re curious about my Racket Boys notes, but aren’t sure whether you’d like them enough to want to join the Ultimate tier, joining the US$1 Adblock tier will give you immediate access to Racket Boys E1 notes. After this, if you wish to upgrade to the Ultimate tier, Patreon would simply charge you the difference, while immediately unlocking all the posts that your new tier entitles you to. That’s exactly what Michelle did with Vincenzo, and I’m happy to report that it worked out really well! 😃

2. The Ultimate tier also receives E1 notes for all shows that I’m watching (or have checked out), INCLUDING shows that I’m NOT covering on Patreon.

This has included E1 notes for shows like True Beauty, Lovestruck in the City, Sweet Home, Shanai Marriage Honey (Japan), Must You Go?, Love In Between (China), A Thousand Goodnights (Taiwan), Zombie Detective, Here’s My Plan, Hello, Me!, Taxi Driver, At A Distance Spring Is Green and Monthly Magazine Home. I call these posts Early Access Extras, and as a patron on the Ultimate tier, on average, you can expect to see about 2 of these posts each month.

3. You can interact with me and with one another, on Patreon.

There is a comment feature on Patreon, so, much like here on the blog, you’d be able to comment on posts and share your thoughts with me and with other patrons. There is also a private message function, so you’d be able to message me directly on Patreon, if there’s something you’d like to talk with me about, but you feel isn’t relevant to the posts on Patreon themselves.

Aside from a web browser, you can also access my Patreon posts and messages on the Patreon app. You can find the Patreon app on Apple’s app store here, or on Google Play here.

4. You can feel safe to move between tiers at any time.

Because you are charged upfront on the 1st of each month, that tier’s privileges will continue to be open to you, even if you choose to move down a tier sometime during the month.

For example, if you were on the Early Access Plus tier, and on the 15th of the month, you decided that you’d like to move down one tier, to the Early Access Tier, you can make that change right away – but because you’ve already paid for Early Access Plus privileges, those will remain open to you until the end of the month. And then you will be charged your new tier rate, at the beginning of the following month.

If you choose to upgrade your tier, you can also do so at any time, and you will simply be charged the difference, eg, US$5, if you’re moving from the Early Access tier, to the Early Access Plus tier, and the additional privileges will be immediately unlocked for you as well. You will then be charged the new rate on the 1st of the following month.

Please let me know if this explanation isn’t clear! 😅

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I’m told that you don’t need to have a Paypal account in order to do so, but if that changes, or is different in your region, a Paypal account is pretty easy to set up; there are no sign-up fees involved, and you don’t have to keep a balance in it, unless you actually want to. You can choose to link a bank account, a debit card, or a credit card, to facilitate your contribution.

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Thank you!

..And that’s about it, for this month’s updates! If you have suggestions for other things that you’d like me to include in these monthly update posts, do let me know in the comments, and I’ll see what I can do, to incorporate them into future posts. I aim to publish future update posts on the first of each month.

Thanks for reading, thanks for your support, and thank you for being here! Big hugs to ya! 🥰❤️😘

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Alexandra
Alexandra
1 month ago

The Rational Life is very good indeed. It’s the first cdrama I liked so far. It’s not too conflictual, the leeds are very likeable and the plot is coherent.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  kfangurl

I am enjoying it, kfangurl 😊

phl1rxd
phl1rxd
1 month ago

Hi Fangurl – I took a peek at the list of potentials and they all look good. I am most interested in You Are My Spring. I am up for anything you pick!

J23
J23
1 month ago

Looking forward to all your posts 🙂 I agree Patreon supporters deserve a stronger say in what you should next. I am watching Nevertheless and am curious if that is a show you are not interested in or it just happened to be overshadowed by other dramas you prefer more

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  J23

I admit I have been circling around Nevertheless like a moth around a flame. I have liked Song Kang in roles (Sweet Home) and disliked him in roles (Love Alarm) (haven’t seen Navillera), and I have liked Han So-hee in everything I’ve seen her in so far, and have been looking forward to her getting a lead role. But the promotional material and the few snippets of review I’ve seen, all seem to indicate Song Kang’s character is a total player, and I really hate players. So I’ve been pretty wary of starting this before it’s done and has a clear picture of its endgame…
O8

Shahz
Shahz
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

I am the same Trent with Nevertheless! I keep circling around it but it seems so toxic and unhealthy that I can’t commit. Behaviour I believe that is similar to ML🤣. So I am waiting until it ends to see to see the reviews.

Natalia
Natalia
1 month ago
Reply to  Shahz

Same here! I don’t mind watching a show about a jerk and a toxic relationship, but I would hate it if all of a sudden said jerk is revealed to be just misunderstood and is finally transformed through “love”. So I think I’ll wait for it to end and if someone here tells me that the show stays realistic to the end, I’ll watch it.

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  Natalia

I’m actually conflicted on this point, because I am very susceptible to well-done redemption narratives. So I would probably be on board for a story that believably depicted someone who started out bad or toxic, and who has a change effected in their outlook and behavior, even if it’s the “power of love” that does it.

ON THE OTHER HAND, toxic @$$holes don’t just change their stripes through the simplistic application of a good woman’s attention over a 2-3 episode arc; they just toxify the lives of those who fool themselves into thinking they can change Mr. Toxic. So, yeah. I hear what you’re saying, since it sounds like this particular sh0w does not really have the boundary conditions for a believable “make the main characters better people” (since it sounds like FL has some issues too?) resolution, and if they try, it will just blow up.

Shahz
Shahz
1 month ago
Reply to  Natalia

Exactly Natalia. And so boring, watching and waiting with the FL until he is transformed! I am sure teenage girls won’t fall for that rubbish anymore but I did wonder what message that show is giving out. And even if they don’t end up together and she decided to have a life of her own I still would probably be banging my head on the time she wasted on him!

Natalia
Natalia
1 month ago
Reply to  Shahz

Oh dear Shanz, as a mother of girls, I am afraid that while young girls these days are much smarter, in many ways, they are still likely to fall for that kind of rubbish if it comes in a pretty package… So at home we try to avoid all shows using that trope, or if we can’t, I’m the annoying person commenting all the time “what an idiot”, “this is not acceptable”, “show some respect”, “this never happens irl”, etc!

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Natalia

In an interview the FL was asked what she would say to her character if she could. The response: “Come to your senses!”

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

Song Kang was fine in Navillera, a very good show, but his tendency toward single note acting was bouyed up by his co lead Park In Wan, an old pro, and when on screen together Mr. Park’s multidimensional and inspiring enactment of his character provided Song Kang’s more limited range to seem natural. A young, inward, largely physical young personality with undeniable talent that is also physical.

Many people did not care for Han So Hee’s character in The World of the Married, and although it strikes me she, too, has a limited range–hard to imagine she is ever funny, for example–I thought she did a pitch perfect job with her character, the only one in the drama that changes and grows over time. I did dip into Nevertheless because I liked both of the actors’ previous dramas, and thought they put in well crafted performances in each.

It is true story could just as easily be called Art School Confidential or perhaps Ennui: The Young and The Steamy if you get my drift, a sudser that makes one feel dirty. I am not show’s demographic, dropping it after a binge of a handful of episodes, and so certainly my pov should be taken with a grain of salt, and there are characters in show that one wishes to get to know better (unfortunately we do not always do so with those characters).

The big problem for me was not so much that ML is a player or FL puts good guys into the friend zone with as much regularity as ML hooks up for the night, actually given the actors’ other worldly attractiveness that makes sense, so much as that individually, beyond the sensual fog of sexual magnetism, good looks, and charisma, there is not much there there to their characters beyond a perpetual funk.

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

I mean, I’m not totally adverse to slumming it a bit, which is why I chose the “moth circling the flame” metaphor advisedly, and yes, the ad copy makes Ennui: The Young and the Steamy seem like a perfectly suitable alt title.

It’s true that Ms. Han has heretofore seemed to be perfecting herself as an avatar of The Other Woman (young hot division), which is one reason I was looking forward to seeing her break into a lead role and see if she has or might develop some range. (I’ve only seen her in 100 Days My Prince and Money Flower, both “other woman” roles, and of course her big breakthrough in World of the Married was a breakthrough, I am given to understand, precisely because it so closely approached the Platonic ideal of The Other Woman (young hot division)).

(Parenthetically, I have not seen World of the Married yet, the highest rated cable drama since they started tracking such things, since, inexplicably to my mind, over a year after it concluded, it has yet to be licensed on either Netflix or Viki. Some day soon I’m going to have to break down and go VPN searching….)

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  kfangurl

Ooh, thanks for the heads-up! I’m trying to recall whether I’ve looked for it on iQIYI before…but at any rate, it looks like it is geo-restricted for me, but I have previously installed Opera for just such an eventuality, so one day soon it will be “fire up the VPN” time…

(seriously, are WotM‘s producers just getting too much of a swelled head, holding out for a more lucrative licensing deal in the US? Or the US isn’t that significant of a market/this isn’t viewed as that attractive to the US market?)

J23
J23
1 month ago
Reply to  kfangurl

I am really enjoying so far. I like the supporting characters. Some people have complained about Song Kang’s performance but it is working for me. I don’t mind the toxic elements because the show is aware of these elements unlike other shows where these elements are sometimes ignored or framed as sweet. Here some supporting characters point it out and we see the conflict in Nabi. This makes me feel that the show knows what is doing and so I have this hope that tje ending will be good. It is also just 10 eps long so not that long of a time commitment.

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  J23

Supporting characters, for me, were the most interesting in the show. All pretty much first rate.

BE
BE
1 month ago

Since Patreon followers should have a larger say than me, and since K knows what I think, I would just mention here for those who are on Patreon, but haven’t checked into You are My Spring yet, that fwiw, I think, half way through it now, that show is terrific. It does start out in one direction, esp first two episodes, in which one thinks that it will be a suspense show, and that element does return again and again, but predominately it is a total sweetheart of a rom com with a suspense subplot, a very heartwarming otp, and good support ensemble, especially the second female lead. It is a Seo Hyun Jin vehicle, and she is as good in this as she is in everything else, maybe even better. Show grows on you episode after episode. Probably good to get as far as four before making a judgment if suspense is not your thing. Thumbs up emoji from me. FYI.

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

Good to know. And of course Seo Hyun-jin is a big selling point…

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

Seo Hyun Jin is wonderful in this. If one does not care for her and her style of facial expression, hand and body gesture, then it is probably not for that person. But for those of us who find her utterly beguiling, she brings her entire tool box. And in re something you & I have gone over, she is given show’s top billing, which given how rare that is the case for women in K dramas, from a fan’s perspective, quite gratifying.

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

I do like that aspect. There are absolutely shows that are a much more powerful draw because of who the FL lead is rather than the ML, and this one definitely falls into that bucket, for me at least. But then as we’ve also discussed, I think, alas that “guys on the downhill side of 50” is not exactly the majority, nor even close to a plurality, K-drama-viewer demographic…

(Speaking of female character driven shows, though, I just started Melo is My Nature, and already find myself being quickly sucked into the three main characters’ stories, so….)

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

Melo is My Nature is wonderful, albeit it did not seem to register in South Korea. I liked all the women in this, and think Jeon Yeo Bin is far more substantial in this tan she was in her delightful but pulpy performance in Vincenzo. I also quite liked Ahn Jae Hong, who struck (from a dad of daughters pov) as one of the mist civilized MLs I have seen in K Rom Com land, funny, decent, adult.

The World of the Married os worth watching for Kim Hee Ae’s bravura performance. In the end, show suffered a bit from its relentless makjang and too many plot complications. But Kim Hee Ae! This and her turn in Secret Love Affair, imo, the best 2 performances I have seen watching K Dramas.

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

Not gonna lie, my first reaction to seeing Ahn Jae-hong was “hey, that’s the older brother from Reply 1988!!”

And I tend not to be into infidelity/marital difficulties sort of plots, but…when it’s this popular and feted, it kind of demands attention, you know? (kind of like how I wasn’t planning on watching Beyond Evil, and then it went and won those awards…).

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

Well TWOTM is super intense from 1st episode and the actors are all good, but in retrospect Kim Hee Ae was so devastatingly great from the beginning and as show went on had so many wipe you off the floor scenes, as toxic as relationships were, you could not take your eyes off her. And I think that accounted for a great deal of the in time reaction.

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

Do not know how far you are into it, but Ahn Jae Hong just gets better and better as show goes on, and he is the antedote to fellas like the ML in Nevertheless. I know folks do not go wild on his good looks, but in fact, I would imagine if not a K Drama actor playing a leading man, most would find the fella more than handsome enough. Even in Reply, 1988, when it came to courtship the guy was a real sweetheart.

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

I just started ep. 6. The whole scene where

spoilers
he and the script writer got well-lubed, stumbled back to his place to get even more seriously plastered, and then woke up the next morning in his bed (and of course they were too hammered to have actually done anything)

was pretty hilarious.

I think you’re right about his physical appearance: his face lacks that “chiseled from granite” look of the typical leading man, and his presentation–less so here, but particularly in Reply 1988–gives the impression of a stocky, clumsy, even a bit portly sort of dude. But then I was looking at him here, especially when he was working out to get pumped up for the presentation to the board, and he’s really not. The cookie cutter leading men in K-dramas have kind of spoiled us as to physical types. (to be fair, the women certainly have as well–all three of the female leads in this are absolute stunners, and most of the secondary characters are no slouches, too).

Also, completely agree about his courtship in Reply 1988. It was sweet and dorky and somehow managed to work because it was so obviously heartfelt. All three of the kids’ romances in that show were highlights, the more so because they weren’t foregrounded, but felt organic and real nevertheless.

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

He gets better as show goes on.

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

Oh and a post script to that, especially if Ms. Seo you are following this blogsite, as well you and many of your colleagues ought, I believe you have a multimillion dollar franchise waiting for you in screen shot face emojis. No one has a repertoire like yours, perfect for almost every occasion.

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  kfangurl

The one thing about the suspense is this: the otp story is at times so, so sweet, that perhaps the drama allows show to be more balanced as a result of it.

Trent
1 month ago

Whew! It works out that most of your patreon shows are synced so they don’t end this month…that means lots of reviews in September, though!

Question: do shows that you check out and put up E1 notes on, do you continue to watch even if they aren’t in the patreon rotation?

As for shows…any interest in Lovers of the Red Sky (Hong Chun-gi)? It’s supposedly premiering on August 9th. Kim Looking, Ahn Hyo-seop? I’m not the world’s biggest sageuk fan, as a general rule, but I admit I’m kind of looking forward to this one.

Also wondering when JTBC will finally pluck up its courage and announce a release date for Snowdrop…

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

That should be Kim Yoo-jung, of course. Dang auto-correct…

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

Looking forward to Lovers of the Red Sky…sageuk, painting, Ahn Hyo Seop, all up my alleyway.

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

Yeah, what I hear about the story, and as phl1rxd says the trailer, I’m kind of excited to see what this one has in store for us.

phl1rxd
phl1rxd
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

Trent and BE – I just took a peek at Lovers of the Red Sky. I am very intrigued. The music track played on the trailer was ethereal. I will watch this for sure.

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  kfangurl

I am looking forward to checking out Reflection of You, with Go Hyun Jung (Sandglass, Queen Seondeok, Dear My Friends) at the beginning of September. It looks like a mature serious drama, which may go under the radar as it is about a forty something woman (the actor is 50), and thus does not fit into a lot of the usual boxes in K Drama land. I realize Ms. Go does not always get great roles, but when she gets one, she is formidable.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago

Happy August to you too, kfangurl 😊 Hometown Cha Cha Cha is certainly on my list to watch when it becomes available. I am also tempted by The Rational Life and You Are My Spring this month. Of course I have a soft spot for On The Verge of Insanity, which seems to be gathering a bit of a following.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  kfangurl

The HR premise is far from dull and is thought provoking. I ran HR departments once upon a time (before I became a CEO), so there is that interest for me. Insanity, I think really refers to that saying re insanity is making the same mistake over and over again. Lee Sang Yeob is yet again a scum bag in this show, but he is so good at it and you relish at his schemes failing again and again. The older “OTP” really have this show in safe hands. Overall, it is a good commentary on the workplace, with people that have heart and the bosses don’t always get their own way.

phl1rxd
phl1rxd
1 month ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

Sean – I plan to watch if only for Jung Jae Young. I have a soft spot in my heart for him. 💖

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  phl1rxd

He is delightful in this, phl. He has some classic one liners and his acting is very natural too.

BE
BE
30 days ago
Reply to  phl1rxd

He kills it.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
30 days ago
Reply to  BE

Yes, he does. I miss this show already!

BE
BE
29 days ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

Yeah, shows like that few and far between.

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

2 eps in Sean. Digging it. And great opening theme music.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

I am glad you are digging it, BE 😊 The opening theme music reminds me of the theme to a British show, but for the life of me I haven’t been able to put my finger on it yet!

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

@sean: On the Verge is the best show on air that no one is talking about, certainly the best workplace drama I have watched and that very much includes Misaeng. It is certainly the “under the radar” treasure of the year. Thanks so much for sending me off in its direction.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

@BE: I couldn’t agree more. When you you get to episode 11 (if you haven’t already), the emotional punch to the stomach it serves up is something many of us will recognise. When I was watching episode 13 today, I thought I was only about halfway through, when it ended. That’s how absorbed I was. It wasn’t anything earth shattering, just fine performances all round. Thank you for the appreciation as well, as I know my choices can be hit or miss at times!

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

It is cracky and deserves a larger piece of the audience pie.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

BE, Perhaps, when you have a spare moment, take a look at Diary of a Prosecutor (Prosecutor Civil War) as it has very fine performances from it stars: The Voice and Jeong Ryeo Won.

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

@Sean will check it out, and I will throw back at you if you can find Sandglass–I saw it on a bootleg site with poor subs– and yet I would say, definitely check it out. It may well be (outdated production–sound mostly–values notwithstanding; graphic brutality, which is far actually from gratuitous, feeling gritty and real rather than done for entertainment purposes, notwithstanding) the greatest K Drama historical series ever, spectacular performances and characterizations, a kind of Godfather for S. Korea epic. And when one realizes it aired but nine years after its final scene depicted, utterly stunning in its throwing up the veil on the previous twenty years of South Korean history.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

@BE. Thank you for the tip re Sandglass (Hourglass). I have found it and watched the first episode. It has all those elements that, as the precursor to the modern kdrama, we now know so well – but doesn’t drag them out like we see in so many shows (e.g. the mother’s funeral). I had to chuckle during my background reading that it was known as “home time” – it was seen as a legitimate excuse to leave work at a reasonable time to catch the next enthralling episode.

BE
BE
30 days ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

@sean: I hope you enjoy it if that is the correct word. Sandglass is simply a world class television drama from any era, imo.
My final verdict on On the Verge, was A–; usually do not give that high a score to light drama but show just stuck the whole whipped cream, chopped nuts, and cherry on top landing, a delight throughout. You were on it first Sean, whatta scoop. Folks still have no idea about it, but really just a wonderful K drama change of pace in the middle of all the gloom of this year’s offerings. And the theme music–if someone were to ask me what show is like, I would simply say–theme music says it all. Thanks a whole bunch for this turn on Sean.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
28 days ago
Reply to  BE

@BE, thank you so much for your thanks and appreciation re Verge. It was such a wonderful change of pace, I watched each episode as soon as it dropped.

By the way, Homeland Cha Cha Cha with the dimpled duo (Shin Min Ah and Kim Seon Ho) got off to an awesome start last night. It is so much better than Mr Hong (the original story) It had me hook, line and sinker within moments…

Trent
28 days ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

Sean, wasn’t the first episode charming? Both leads firmly in control of their characters and so fun to watch. Really looking forward to second episode!

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
24 days ago
Reply to  Trent

Absolutely, Trent! The second episode was just as delightful. Seaside stories are one of my all time favourite genres, and this one is knocking it out of the park.

Shahz
Shahz
1 month ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

I would also like to watch on the Verge of Insanity but I can’t seen to find it on any of the platforms in the U.K.

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Shahz

Or in US

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  Shahz

The best I can offer, Shahz (and BE) is that it is on Viki

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

Found it Sean, thx.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

Cheers, BE!

Shahz
Shahz
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

Thanks Sean. It hasn’t made it is way on Viki in the UK but I will keep an eye out in the hope it will land soon.

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  Shahz

Hopefully, it will land soon, Shahz. It is sitting at 9.4 on Viki at the moment. So, those watching it, really like it.

Trent
1 month ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

I mean, Kim Seon-ho and Shin Min-ah as the ML and FL? Yes, please!

BE
BE
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

I know I should restrain myself but I just can’t help it. It seems that for seventy years or so now, everybody loves to cha cha cha:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Zv3pyb_kM4

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  BE

The fabulous Sam Cooke! I remember the days when I did do the cha cha cha – even now I can count the rhythm off in my head 😉

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  Trent

I am really looking forward to this one, Trent!

Leslie
Leslie
1 month ago
Reply to  seankfletcher

Ooh. Thanks for the heads up on Hometown Cha Cha Cha, . 🙌🏼 It’s been, what? Almost 3 weeks since my last Shin Min Ah fix? 😆

seankfletcher
seankfletcher
1 month ago
Reply to  Leslie

Yes, I am always happy to investigate whatever show she is in, Leslie 😊