HAECHI, Random Ranting: Epi 5-6

Having watched the entire drama, I think these episodes (5-6) were the slowest.  I will give these 7.8 stars out of 10.  Many other episodes, especially the later ones, are 10 stars in my book.  The drama is still introducing the players and building the base where the rest of the story will unfold.  TheseContinue reading “HAECHI, Random Ranting: Epi 5-6”

HAECHI: Random Ranting, Epi 3-4

I love stories of underdogs who triumph against all odds. Prince Yeoning is the epitome of an underdog.  Having a mother from the lowest caste in Joseon society, in an era where family background determined one’s worth and destiny, he surely was not acknowledged as a true Prince by most of the upper class noblesContinue reading “HAECHI: Random Ranting, Epi 3-4”

HAECHI Overview.  “What Is Your Name?” Epi 3-4

Tan:  “Oh how cute! I feel sorry killing him.” Geum: “Then let her go, she’s a girl. (Drinking tea, nonchalant.)  Don’t you have any pride? How can you hurt a lady?” “A girl?” “Fight me instead.” Yeoji: “Excuse me.   What’re you trying to do?” Tan: “This is a girl? So are you trying to showContinue reading “HAECHI Overview.  “What Is Your Name?” Epi 3-4″

HAECHI Overview. The Lowly Prince: Episodes 1-2

It was the year 1719. King Sukjong was dying but he tried to keep this a secret. His first born and heir, Crown Prince Hwiso, was unable to conceive, so the political leaders were looking for another successor to the throne. There was lots of infighting among different factions. The strongest party (Norons) led byContinue reading “HAECHI Overview. The Lowly Prince: Episodes 1-2”


(A SHORT REVIEW) This drama is based on the real life story of Yi Geum, Prince Yeoning, during his early years of reign. He becomes king Yeongjo, 21st king of Joseon (present Korea) in 1724 and reigns for 52 years. This character is played by Jung Ilwoo. In the background of this drama stands theContinue reading “HAECHI. GUARDIAN OF TRUTH AND JUSTICE”