It’s funny the way I’m dropping dramas left and right, especially after saying positive things about them. Case in point — Descendants Of The Sun and Come Back Ajusshi. I liked the premiere week for both with some minor complaints but in the second week, I found myself complaining a lot about the former and found my interest equal to zero to proceed. As for the latter, I was only enjoying the comedy but everything else was meh. Also, I wasn’t with the basic idea of the story that the two leads were not independent characters who got possessed. Anyway, both were Wednesday-Thursday shows and now the third competitor is coming in the form of revenge melodrama Goodbye Mr. Black. As far as ratings are concerned, Descendants Of The Sun is the clear winner with expectations of getting over 30% number and I don’t know how the status will shake up with this new entry.
I was super excited for Goodbye Mr. Black right from the beginning. The story is about a man who gets betrayed by his friend and then he comes back for revenge. Pretty generic but with a promise of being intriguing and addicting if done well. The show stars Lee Jin Wook, Moon Chae Won, Kim Kang Woo, Yoo In Young and Song Jae Rim. I like the cast and premise with an added interest in the fake marriage trope (I’m a sucker for these!).
I have mixed feelings for the writer of Goodbye Mr. Black — I really liked Last Scandal, and have heard nice things about Can You Hear My Heart but I Miss You didn’t earn positive reviews. Anyway, the drama will premiere tonight on MBC. The posters are very dull and boring but we have seen enough examples in dramaland to not judge a book by its cover.